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Kalaivani Nadarajah

Country of origin: Malaysia Currently in: Malaysia, Kajang Malaysia General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background

Degrees

1999 Doctorate Agricultural Sciences
1996 Master Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

1. Plant Microbe interactions specializing in rice and oil palm diseases 2. Microbial omics dealing with plant pathogens and soil microbial diversity 3. Plant Informatics dealing with all omics platforms to study biotic and abiotic stresses in plants

Current profession

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I am a senior professor at the university that heads the research cluster in sustainable crop management which has two main components: Crop Improvement and Management and Insect, Pest and Disease Management. As head i am responsible for the research activities of the cluster and in acquiring funding as well as to ensure the publication vigor of the team. Additional duties also includes networking with agencies and companies for funding.

Affiliations

American Society for Microbiology
Malaysian Society for Microbiology
Genetic Society of Malaysia