Purabi Mazumdar

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Dr. Purabi Mazumdar is a Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Research in Biotechnology for Agriculture (CEBAR), University of Malaya. After completing her Master degree in Botany from Gauhati University, India, she was awarded a Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2007 in Life Sciences to pursue her doctoral thesis on the genetic improvement of Jatropha plants at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG), India. Dr. Purabi moved to Malaysia in 2014 to take up a three-year post-doctoral fellowship and then a one-year senior Research Fellow at the University of Malaya before joining as a Senior Lecturer at CEBAR, University of Malaya. Her current research focuses on understanding the stress response mechanism against biotic and abiotic stress in crops and enhancing crop tolerance against these stresses.