Prof. Vinod Venilal Modi
Fellow, Elected 1995
Born in Baroda, India on 10 May 1929. Educated at Baroda High School, Baroda, 1937-44; M.Sc. Baroda College, 1951; Ph.D., Liverpool, 1955.
Scientific Officer Hanna Research Institute, Ayr, U.K., 1956; Reader in Biochemistry University, Baroda, 1957-64; Research Associate, Univ. Illinois, Urbana, USA, 1961-62; Prof. & Founder Head Dept. Microbiology, University of Baroda, 1964-89; UGC National Lecturership in 1979-80; Visiting Prof. University of Nagoya, Japan 1975; Visiting Scientist, USA 1977, Royal Society, U.K. 1987, and USSR Academy of Science 1989; Founder Chief Coordinator, Biotechnology Centre, Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, 1985-89.
Fellow: Indian National Science Academy.
Research Areas: Microbial biochemistry and biotechnology
Address: 'Alaap', 12 A Pratapgunj, Baroda 390002, Gujarat; [Tel: Res. (0265) 2794601; Fax: (0265) 2794342]