Ph D in Genetics, Uni of Allahabad
M Sc in Zoology, Uni of Allahabd
B Sc, Zool, Bot, Chem, Univ of Allahabd
Research interests & activities
Plant Genomics & breeding
Plant and Animal Molecular Cytogenetics
Chromosomal mapping of plant & animal genes
Chromosomal & genomic profile of plant interspecific hybrids
Chromosomal mapping of transgenes
Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)
Molecular cytogenetics & Conservation of NZ Flora
Hyphal growth of Epichloe endophyte Paper (Fungal Genet Biol. 2008) has been selected for review in the column ‘Editors’ Choice’ in Science 318, 7 Dec 2007, pp 1525
Was awarded a C. Alma Baker Trust travel grant to participate in 7th N. American Colloq. on Dom. Anim. Cytogenet. and Gene Mapping, Philadelphia, July 1991
Was nominated for Howard-Hughes Medical Foundation Award (USA), 1992
Williams, WM, Ellison, NW, Ansari, HA, Verry, IM, Hussain, SW (2012) Experimental evidence for the ancestry of allotetraploid Trifolium repens and creation of synthetic forms with value for plant breeding. BMC Plant Biology 12:55.
Ansari H.A., Ellison N.W., Williams W.M. (2008). Molecular and cytogenetic evidence for an allotetraploid origin of Trifolium dubium (Leguminosae). Chromosoma 117:159-167.