Professor, Department of Botany and Microbiology, Gurukul Kangri University Haridwar, (Uttarakhand), India
Dr. Navneet is a Professor in the Department of Botany and Microbiology, Gurukul Kangri University Haridwar, (Uttarakhand), India. He earned M.Sc. and M.Phil. degrees in 1985 and 1987 respectively and Ph.D. in 1991 from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra Haryana (India). He joined Gurukul Kangri University Haridwar as Lecturer in 1992. He has been the Head of the Department of Botany and Microbiology from July 2013 to June 2016. He has guided 18 Ph.D. students and is supervising 6 research students on varied aspects of microbiology. He had been the Dean Student Welfare and Coordinator, National Service Scheme of Gurukul Kangri University. He at present holds the position of Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences. He has published over 150 research papers and reviews in national and international journals. Dr. Navneet is a Fellow of the Indian Botanical Society, Fellow of Indian Phytopathological Society and life member of several academic societies.