National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology
Dr. Sukanta Mondal is working as Principal Scientist, Physiology Division, National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bangalore having Postdoctoral Research experience at University of Laval, Canada. His major research interests involve cloning, characterization and expression of genes regulating early embryonic loss, molecular characterization and expression of hormone receptors, impact of stress on maternal recognition of pregnancy etc. He is a noted environmental physiologist who has deciphered the molecular basis of climate change impact on maternal recognition of pregnancy and embryo survival in sheep. He was instrumental in developing ideal heat stress and nutritional model in sheep. He has published over 130 research publications in various National/International journals and presented more than 20 papers at various National/International Conferences. He has delivered invited lectures in different conference throughout the country and abroad. Dr. Mondal’s pioneering and path breaking contribution in hormone receptor as well as sheep and buffalo genomics has been recognized nationally and has received several prestigious awards like Prof. G. P. Talwar Midcareer Scientist award (2014), Rashtriya Gaurav award (2014), Prof. G. K. Pal award (2013), Fellow of Indian Chemical Society (2013), Fellow of Society for Applied Biotechnology (2012), Fellow of Indian Association of BioMedical Scientitsts (2010), Dr. K. Anji Reddy award (2011), Prof. P. B. Sen Memorial Oration award (2008), Biotechnology Overseas Associateship award (Long term, 2007-08), ISSRF Young Scientist Award (2006), 2000 Outstanding Scientists of the 21st Century and 21st Century Award by the International Biographical Centre, England, UK as well as ABI’s Research Board of Advisors by American Biographical Institute, Inc, USA. Dr. Mondal has been bestowed with several fellowships including National Scholarship (Govt. of India), S J Jindal Trust fellowship, Junior Research Fellowship (NDRI), Senior Research Fellowship (IVRI) and CRBR Postdoctoral fellowship (Canada) etc.