Dr. G. Thirukkumaran

Dr. G. Thirukkumaran

Senior Lecturer Grade 1 and Head of the Department

Department of Agricultural Biology,

Faculty of Agriculture, University of Jaffna

Sri Lanka.

Email : thirukkumaranag@yahoo.com

TP : +94 777 910 654 ; Fax : +94 21 206 0175

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D, Plant Biotechnology, 2010

Thesis on: Generation of genetically engineered marker-free disease resistant plants

Chiba University, Japan


M.Phil, Bioresources Science, 2007

Thesis: In-vitro regeneration and Agrobacterium-mediated genetic transformation

Chiba University, Japan

B.Sc (Hons) in Agriculture, (Batch Top) 1998

Thesis : In-vitro germination and storage of tea pollen

University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Major: Genetics and Plant Breeding

All of the above degree courses conducted in English medium

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

Senior Lecturer Grade 1 /Dept.of Agricultural Biology From 2016 April

Head / Dept.of Agricultural Biology and Senior Lecturer From2013 January

Senior Lecturer Grade II /Dept.of Agricultural Biology From 2010 April

Ph.D 2007 - 2010 Lab. of Plant Cell Technology, Chiba University, Japan

M.Phil 2004 - 2007 Lab. of Plant Cell Technology, Chiba University, Japan

Lecturer (Prob.) /Dept.of Agricultural Biology 11/2000-03/2004

Asst. Lecturer Dept.of Agricultural Biology, University of Jaffna 09/1999-10/2000