Affiliation : Head of Biotechnology, Acsen Hyveg Pvt Ltd, Gurgoan, India
Title of the Talk/Lab :Role of Flow Cytometry in Production and Identification of Double Haploids in Plants
Dr. Arun Agarwal received his PhD in the field of biotechnology from SHUATS (Prayagraj) and that is on “DH protocol development in Cauliflower”. For his Ph.D he worked with Prof PK Gupta (Biotech milestone, CCSU, Mrt). Presently he is serving as head of Biotechnology for Acsen Hyveg Pvt Ltd, Gurgaon (HR) and Kullu (HP). He started his professional career in 1999 with Proagro PGS (Bayer gp) followed by Nunhems India (BASF gp, formerly Bayer gp). During his professional walk, he served and tried to shape career of several students with knowledge of Biotechnology/Chemistry/Biology.
He is truly professional and tried to work with applied research within the cost, time & quality parameters. People say that, he have analytical and persuasive personality with very positive attitude.
He is the pioneer of Cell Biology lab of Acsen HyVeg and Nunhems India, Kullu (INDIA). Whole set up has been done by him and his team under his guidance & supervision.
He can claim for the efficient DH production of Cabbage, Cauliflower, Broccoli, Radish (most of the brassicas), all kind of Peppers, Eggplant, Cucumber and many more crops.
He always try to club science with daily life (availability, requirement and solution). This is his success mantra. He loves ploidy breeding and believes that this magic will be a game changer in near future.
Lecture: Role of Flow Cytometry in Production and Identification of Double Haploids in Plants