|2015 NextGen Genomics, Biology, Bioinformatics and Technologies (NGBT) Conference|
|1st - 3rd October 2015, HICC, Hyderabad, INDIA|
|Conference Hosts: SciGenom Research Foundation (SGRF), Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) &
Institute of Bioinformatics (IOB).
|Pre-Conference Hands-on Nextgen Sequencing and Bioinformatics Workshop|
|24th - 30th September, 2015, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, INDIA|
He works as a senior scientist at SciGenom where he is involved in managing plant and agricultural genomics services in addition to leading R&D projects.
Dr. Boney holds a Doctorate in Biotechnology from the University of Madras in Biotechnology. Boney has a rich experience in field of Plant Molecular Biology and Genetics in Industry and Academia. He has worked on a variety of crops including Rice, Arabidopsis, Tomato and Maize in his research career. He has previously worked as a project leader at Avesthagen in Bangalore and in setting up a biotech startup company in Pretoria, South Africa. Later on he worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the Molecular Plant Pathogen Interaction Group, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, University of Pretoria, South Africa on an EU supported Solanaceous crop for improvement of health-based consumer quality traits and later on a Maize genomics project aimed at breeding resistance against a grey leaf spot in African maize varieties. He has published his work in International peer reviewed journals and has presented his work at many national and international conferences. His areas of expertise include genomics, functional genomics, plant transformation and molecular genetics.
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