Pradeep Kumar

Pradeep Kumar


Dr. Pradeep Kumar, currently working as International Research Professor/ Assistant Professor in School of Biotechnology, Yeungnam University, Korea. He worked as Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (2012-2016) in Department of Biotechnology engineering and Department of Life Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. His area of research and expertise are: Plant Pathology, Fungal Biology, Bacterial Genetics, Insect-Pest Biocontrol, Gene expression, Cry genes, Microbial technology, Plant-Microbe Interaction and Molecular breeding.
He has been awarded with PBC outstanding Post-Doctoral fellowship by Government of Israel. He has been honored with Best Paper Presentation and nominated for Narasimhan Award by Indian Phytopathological society, India and also recipient of best oral and poster presentation in conference.
He has been experience of scientific and technical editorship, including one book published by reputed Springer (USA) publisher. He is actively involved and provides his service to many journals as Editorial board member, technical editor and peer reviewer to several journals.

Agricultural Science Bioengineering Biotechnology Entomology Environmental Sciences Food Science & Technology Genetics Genomics Microbiology Molecular Biology Mycology Pathology Plant Science Toxicology

Past or current institution affiliations

Work details

International Research Professor/ Assistant Professor

Yeungnam University
March 2016
Department of Biotechnology
Molecular Plant Genetics

Post Doc Researcher

Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
December 2012 - February 2016
Biotechnology Engineering
Worked as Post Doctoral researcher on biological control, pest management, cloning and expression of genes in bacteria (E. coli, B. thuringiensis) and Arabidopsis thaliana. Also work on microbiome of mid-gut microflora of insects and enzyme production.


PeerJ Contributions