Director

Director 

Dr Kuldeep Kumar Lal
Dr. Kuldeep K Lal
Director,
ICAR-National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources

Dr Kuldeep K Lal is Director of ICAR-National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resource, Lucknow, India. His research interest include molecular marker development and their application in conservation genetics and aquatic genetic resource management. During 24 years of research career, he has extensively worked on exploration of fish genetic resources, genetic stock identification of wild relatives of aquaculture species and long-term sperm- cryopreservation protocol development. He is also involved with various consultative bodies under DADF and NBA related to fish genetic resources, agrobiodiversity and access benfit sharing. He had two year assignement as Coordinator, Genetics and Biodiversity Program at Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia Pacific (NACA) at Bangkok, Thailand. Previously he worked as Head, Fish Conservation Division, at National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, (Indian Council of Agricultural Research), Lucknow, India He has published 96 research papers in peer reviewed impact journals and guided six PhD students.