Dr. Richard Joseph

Born in Vellore, India, on 13 December 1937. Educated in RBANM School, Bangalore1950-54, Madras Christian College, Chennai 1956-58, Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore 1960-62, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 1963-66; B.Sc. 1958; Assoc. CFTRI, 1962; Ph.D. 1966; Royal Society Bursary, Dept. Genetics, John Innes Institute, U.K. 1982-83; Visiting Fellowship, Human Genetics, Dept. Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York 1984-85.

Research Associate, Neurochemistry, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore 1958-60; Visiting Scientist, Institute of Microbiology, Praha, Czechoslovakia 1972-73; Head, Dept. Microbiology, Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore 1991-97; Chief Editor - Indian Food Industry, published by AFST (I) 1996-2000; Currently, Member: Ethics & DNB Research Project Evaluation Committee at H.M.M. Hospital, Mysore.

Awards/Honours: Dr. Girdhari Lal Gold Medal.

Fellow: Association of Food Scientists and Technologists, India.

Research Areas: Enzymology, molecular genetics, industrial microbiology

Address: 393, Gokulam 3rd Stage, Mysore 570002, Karnataka; [Tel: Res. (0821) 2516718; Cell: 7829954827; Email: rikyme@gmail.com]