I work as a post-doctoral researcher in the Transforming India’s Green Revolution by Research and Empowerment for Sustainable food Supplies at the Plant Breeding and Genetics, PAU in Ludhiana, India.

My work focus on the developement and evaluation of high yielding, diseases resistance, and abiotic stress tolerance crops. shamshad.in is my personal blog to keep track of my projects and different HOWTOs related to data and tech.

I am passionate about Agriculture and cutting edge technologies. I have solid understanding and rigorous hands on experience in field of plant breeding, quatitative genetics, computational biology and hight throughput phenotyping, which I earned during my academic and reaserach work with plant breeder/geneticists, bioinformaticists, pathologist in my undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral career.

I have professional Expertise in Plant Breeding, Quatitative Genetics, Geneomics and computational biology. I strong skills in Experimental Design, Data Analysis and Visualization in: R, SAS, jmp SAS, python, UNIX/Linux, HTML/CSS, Git and GitHub. I have worked experiences in DNA extration, PCR, Gel Electrophoresis, Microscopy.

Education

PhD in Plant Breeding & Genetics
    Punjab Agricultural University, 2019
Exchange Student
    Biosciences, University of Bristol, 2018
Visting Scholar
    Life Sciences, University of Nottingham, 2018
MSc in Plant Breeding & Genetics
    Punjab Agricultural University, 2014
BSc in Agriculture [Crop Science]
    Punjab Agricultural University, 2012

Interests:

  • Breeding and Genetics
  • Knowledge sharing
  • Data Science

Apart from scientifically dealing with I have also enjoy with the coding, development of programs, and going with friends, and family. I grown up in India and Speak Punjabi, English, Hindi, Urdu and bit of French.

I am the person who takes initiative and stays curious.

Feel free to contact me if you find my blog useful, think I might be a good fit or simply would like to connect.