Dilip Shah, Ph.D.

Dilip is involved in studying plant-fungal pathogen interactions and developing strategies for the development of fungal disease resistant transgenic crops.

Dr. Dilip Shah, Principal Investigator

Dilip has more than 30 years of experience in plant molecular biology and agricultural biotechnology, has made substantial contributions to the development of herbicide and disease resistant crops during his tenure at Monsanto Company, and is listed as a co-inventor on a number of patents. Dilip is a graduate of the North Carolina State University, with his Ph.D. in genetics.

2007-present  Research Associate Member and Principal Investigator, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
2001-2007        Domain Research Member, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
1997-2000        Director for Ag Sector R&D Center, India, Monsanto Company
1990-1996        Fellow and Center of Excellence Leader for Disease Control, Monsanto Company
1982-1990        various research positions, Monsanto Company

Research Team

Kazi Islam, Postdoctoral Associate
Siva Velivelli, Postdoctoral Associate