Rajarshi Kumar Gaur
Head and Associate Professor
Mody University of Science and Technology,
Dr. Rajarshi Kumar Gaur is presently working as Associate Professor& Head, Department of Bioscience, Mody University of Science and Technology, Lakshmangarh, Sikar, Rajasthan. He did his Ph.D on molecular characterization of sugarcane viruses of India. He partially characterized three sugarcane virus viz., sugarcane mosaic virus, sugarcane streak mosaic virus and sugarcane yellow luteovirus. He received MASHAV fellowship in 2004 of Israel government for his post-doctoral studies and joined The Volcani Centre, Israel and then shifted to Ben Gurion University, Negev, Israel. In 2007 he received the Visiting Scientist Fellowship from Swedish Institute Fellowship, Sweden for one year to work in the The Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden. He is also a recipient of ICGEB, Italy Post-Doctoral fellowship in 2008. He worked on development of marker-free transgenic plant against cucumber viruses. He has made significant contributions on plant viruses and published 120national/international papers and presented near about 50 papers in the national and international conferences. Presently, he is working on the characterization of begomovirus and development of resistance plant by using RNAi technolongy.
Presently, he is working on the characterization of begomovirus and development of resistance plant by using RNAi technolongy.