Dr Ajay K Tiwari is working as Principal Investigator in Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi, India funded project. He did his Ph D in 2011 on Cucurbit viruses from Biotechnology department of CCS University, Meerut, UP, India. Dr Tiwari is regular member of British Society of Plant Pathology, Indian Phytopathological Society, Sugarcane Technologists Association of India, International Society of Sugarcane Technologists, Society of Sugarcane Research and Promotion, Prof H S Srivastava foundation, Society of Plant Research. He has published 38 research article, 5 review article in national and International journals, 3 book chapters in edited books and also submitted more than 90 nucleotide sequences of plant pathogens in Genbank to his credit.
He is regular reviewer of many International journals and also member of editorial board. He has been awarded Young Researcher award in Italy 2011, Young Scientist award by DST-SERB and also nominated for Narshiman Award by Indian Phytopathological Society, India. Dr Tiwari is also recipient of many International travel award given by DST, DBT, CSIR from India, PATHOLUX from Luxembarg and IOM from Brazil. He has visited China, Italy, Germany for conferences/workshop.
He has been involved in the research on molecular characterization and management of agricultural plant pathogens for the last 9 years. Currently he is working on Molecular characterization of sugarcane phytoplasma and their secondary spread in nature.