Dr. Yash Pal completed his B.Sc. (2012) in Microbiology from Delhi University and M.Sc. (2014) in Biotechnology from Goa University. Dr. Pal completed his Ph.D. (2019) from CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh, India, in Microbiology and Microbial taxonomy. He also worked for a short duration (2019-2020) at Microbial Type Culture Collection and Gene Bank, IMTECH, Chandigarh. Further, he went to Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Department of Animal Nutrition and Management, Uppsala, Sweden (2021-2022) for his post-doctoral training to investigate the alterations in rumen microbial communities and regulation of associated genes when regular feed in lactating dairy cow is substituted with forest by-products. Simultaneously, he also worked on the association of microbial communities in cheese production at SLU, Umea, Sweden. He joined NIAB in September 2022.
Honors, Awards and Fellowships:
1) Post-doctoral fellowship, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, (2021-2022)
2) CSIR-UGC-JRF (NET) examination (2014), University Grants Commission-SRF (2016)
3) DBT fellowship, M.Sc. (2012)
4) GATE, examination, Life sciences (2012)