Dr. Prabhakar Kamalakar Ranjekar
Fellow, Elected 2001

Born in Ahmednagar on 26 October 1941. Educated in Gopal High School and Bhave School, Pune 1947-58; Ahmednagar College 1958-61; Fergusson College 1961-62; Poona University, 1962-68; M.Sc. 1964; Ph.D.1968; Post Doctoral Fellow 1970-72 & Assistant Professor in Biology 1972-76, Laval University; Quebec City, Canada

Director of Research & Director IRSHA, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Dhankawadi, Pune, to date.

Scientist 1977-95, and Head, Biochemical Sciences Division, 1995-2001, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune; Visiting Scientist 1985-86, Indiana University, USA, and Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1990.

Awards/Honours: Member, Task Forces, Department of Biotechnology; Member, Scientific Committees of several Research Institutions and Universities.

Fellow: National Academy of Sciences, India.

Research Areas: Plant molecular biology, agricultural biotechnology

Address: Director of Research at Bharati Vidyapeeth, & Director IRSHA, Medical College Campus, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Dhankawadi, Pune 411043, Maharashtra; B-11, 'Tarang' Gate 4, Abhimanashree Housing Society, Pashan Road, Pune 411008, Maharashtra; [Tel: Off. (020) 24366929; Res. (020) 25661045, 25650938; Cell: 09823437353; Email: ranjekar@vsnl.com]