Prof. Bhavanath Jha
FELLOW, ELECTED 2011
Born in Gurmaha, Madhubani, Bihar, India on 1 March 1958. Educated at V.S.B.H.E. School, Belahi, Madhuabi, 1967-71; C.M. Science College, Darbhanga, 1973-75; L.N. Mithila University, Darbhanga, 1975-77; School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 1978-82; University of Cambridge, UK 1986-88; J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany 1990-91; B.Sc. 1975; M.Sc. 1977; Ph.D. 1983.
Professor and Head, Department of Biotechnology, L.N. Mithila University, Darbhanga 1996-2001; Senior principal Scientist, Head & Coordinator, Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR- Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute 2002-07; Chief Scientist, Molecular Biology & Marine Biotechnology, CSIR-Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute 2008-18.
Awards/Honours: Fellow, Indian National Science Academy and National Academy of Sciences, India
Fellow: Indian National Science Academy; National Academy of Sciences, India
Research Areas: Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Environmental and Marine Biotechnology, Gene Mining and Translational Research, Climate Resilient Agriculture.
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