sumadev [at] kfri [dot] res [dot] in

Suma Arun Dev


Senior Scientist
Forest Genetics & Biotechnology Division, Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi, Thrissur, Kerala


DBT-Post Doctoral Fellow
Nuclear DNA microsatellite development, characterization and sequence analysis in genetically isolated Ficus populations of India

July 2005–June 2008

Broad research interests include Landscape genomics, adaptive genetics & Molecular Population Genetics of forest trees, Conservation of forest genetic resources for adaptive traits, Productivity improvement using genome wide functional markers (NGS approach), Molecular phylogeny and evolution, Conservation genetics of rare, endangered and threatened (RET) species, DNA barcoding for biosystematics, timber forensics and authentication of wood/no-wood forest produce.