Dr. Abhijit S. Deshmukh completed his basic education in veterinary sciences (BVSc & MVSc) from Maharashtra Animal & Fishery Sciences University, Nagpur, India. He did his PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India (2013). Following PhD, he joined as DST/INSPIRE Faculty at National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB), Hyderabad, India, and joined as regular faculty at NIAB on 30th January 2017.
Selected awards and fellowships
1. Early Career Research Award, SERB-DST, India, 2018
2. DST/INSPIRE Faculty award, Dept. of Science & Technology, India, 2013
3. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Award, Gordon Research Conference, Italy, 2013
4. National Eligibility Test & Fellowship: CSIR and ICAR, India, 2007