Dr Pratibha Singh
Pratibha is based in New Delhi, India. Before joining ACIAR in 2018, Pratibha was head of the Technology Advancement Unit of the Indo–Swiss Collaboration in Biotechnology for eight years. She has 20 years’ experience in crop research and technology management, including more than 10 years of research experience in molecular plant pathology on crops, including wheat, rice, corn and potato. Pratibha worked at: the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi; USDA–Dale Bumpers National Rice Research Center; Cornell University; and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Fredericton. She also worked as a scientist and Coordinator of Research Management System in a corporate biotech industry (E.I. DuPont India). Pratibha is qualified in agriculture and animal husbandry, and holds a Master of Agriculture Biotechnology from G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, India, and a PhD in Agriculture, with a major in plant pathology as a Monbusho Scholar from Tottori University, Japan.