Bharti, Himender

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BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Dr Himender Bharti is based at Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences, Punjabi University, Patiala, India. His prime area of interest is Evolutionary Biology. He is actively engaged in Systematics, Natural History, Molecular Phylogeny and Chemical Ecology of ants. He is building up much needed reference collection of Indian ants and is instrumental in creating database. Besides, He is also involved in conservation and red listing of ants.

COLLABORATIONS AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

2017 – Present: Involved in GAGA (global project on ant genomics)

2017 – 2020: Member, IUCN/Species Survival Commission South Asian Invertebrate Specialist Group

2010 – Present: Curator, Ants of India website: (http://www.antweb.org/india.jsp)

2009 – Present: President, ANeT (International Network for Study of Ants)

2014 – Present: President, IUSSI India Chapter (http://www.antdiversityindia.com/iussi_indian_chapter)

2014 – Present: Involved in Indian Biodiversity Portal for Ants of India-(http://indiabiodiversity.org/group/ants_of_india/founders)

2012 – Present: Involved in Barcode of Life project- Formicidae Barcode of life-http://www.formicidaebol.org/all_participants.php

2011 – Present: Mentor/Resource person for Inspire Programme of Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi

2009 – Present: Involved in Action Plan for conservation of Ants in Asia-A proposed IUCN specialist group and Red Listing of Ants (http://www.antdiversityindia.com/action_plan_for_conservation_of_asian_ants)

2009 – Present: Involved in Insect Biodiversity Network in Asia-Cibodas Declaration-2009-(http://antdiversityindia.com/cibodas_declaration-2009)

2008 – Present: Involved in Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) project http://www.eol.org/users/47880

2006 – Present: TOL (Tree of life) online contributor for Hymenoptera(Formicidae)-http://wwww.tolweb.org/onlinecontributors/app;jsessionid=FF1F28A43A0F18BA12E4EC18107DC4B9?page=PeopleList&service=external&sp=8232 (Arizona University-USA)

MAJOR RESEARCH PROJECTS/GRANTS IN THE BROAD SUBJECT AREA

2015 – Present: All India Coordinated Project on capacity Building in Taxonomic (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from India sanctioned by Ministry of Environment and Forest, Govt. of India, New Delhi (approved layout:₹30,54,000/-).

2012 – 2016: Molecular Phylogeny and biology of high altitude ants of genus Myrmica (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) sanctioned by Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi (approved layout:₹37,54,000/-)

2012 – 2015: Diversity and Abundance of Ants from Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh sanctioned by Ministry of Environment and Forest, Govt. of India, New Delhi (approved layout:₹26,68,420/-)

2008 – 2012: Study of ant species abundance and composition with respect to functional groups from lower Siwalik range of North-west Himalaya sanctioned by Ministry of Environment and Forest, Govt. of India, New Delhi in 2008 (approved layout:₹19,06380/-)

2009 – 2013: ICAR Network Project on Insect Systematics sanctioned by Indian Council of Agriculture Research, New Delhi (approved layout:₹36,00,000/-)

2008 –2012: Social Parasitism in Himalayan Ants and their Speciation Patterns sanctioned by Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi in 2008 (approved layout:₹28,33,000/-)

2005 – 2008: Young Scientist Project awarded by Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi, to study Ant Diversity of Himalayas : A Fragile Ecosystem (approved layout:₹8,00,000/-)

2001 – 2004: Young Scientist Project awarded by Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi, to study diversity of ants from India (approved layout:₹12,00,000/-)

1999 – 2001: Young Scientist project awarded by Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi, to study diversity of ants from North-Western India(approved layout:₹7,00,000/-)

JOURNAL EDITORIAL MEMBERSHIP AND REVIEWERSHIP

2009 – Present: Chief Editor, Halteres (https://www.antdiversityindia.com/halteresentomology_research_journal)

2007 – Present: Member, Editorial Board, Asian Myrmecology (http://www.asian-myrmecology.org/)

2009 – Present:Reviewer for Zookeys, Insectes Sociaux, Sociobiology, Journal of Asia Pacific Entomology,Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica, Journal of Natural History, Journal of Hymenoptera Research, Tropical Ecology, Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift, Entomological Research, Environmental Entomology, Transactions of the American Entomological Society, Turkish journal of entomology, Journal of Entomological Research Society, Entomologia Generalis, Current Science, Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Indian Journal of Entomology, Pakistan Journal of Zoology, Journal Hexapoda, Trakya University Journal of Natural Sciences.

WEB: https://www.antdiversityindia.com/

Email: himenderbharti@gmail.com /himenderbharti@antdiversityindia.com/himender_bharti@yahoo.com

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