Dr. (Ms) Pagadala Damodaram Kamala Jayanthi
FELLOW, ELECTED 2018
Born in Gooty (RS), Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh on 16th July, 1968. B.Sc (Ag) 1990, M.Sc (Ag) 1992 and Ph.D. 1997, Acharya N. G. Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad Post Doc 2004, Kansas State university, USA; Post Doc 2011, Rothamsted International, UK; Post Doc 2017, Pennstate University, Pennsylvania, USA.
ICAR National Professor, Division of Crop Protection, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore April, 2022 to date.
Scientist, 1998-02; Scientist Sr. Scale, 2002-07; Senior Scientist, 2007-11; ICAR National Fellow & Principal Scientist, Division of Crop Protection, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore 2011-21.
Awards/Honours: ISCA "Young Scientist Award" (2000); DST BOYSCAST Fellowship, 2004-2005; ICAR Lal Bahadur Shastri Young Scientist Award 2005; Rothamsted International Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2011; DBT Biotech Product & Process Development and Commercialization Award, 2014; ICAR Panjabrao Deshmukh Outstanding Woman Scientist Award, 2013; Edita David Meomorial Award 2015-2016; Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship (Research), 2017-2018; 5th Dr K M Singh Memorial Award, 2018; Dr B Vasantharaj David Excellence Award, 2019; Prof T N Ananthakrishnan Senior Scientist Award, 2018-19; Rao Bahadur Yelseti Ramachandra Rao Memorial Award, 2022.
Fellow: Royal Entomological Society, 2016; Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences, 2016; Telangana Academy of Sciences, 2017; Association for Advancement of Pest management in horticultural Ecosystems, 2013; Society for Biocontrol Advancement, 2014; The Entomological Society of India; National Academy of Biological Sciences, 2021
Research Areas: Insect-Plant interactions, Semiochemicals, IPM
Address: ICAR National Professor, Division of Crop Protection, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Hessaraghatta Lake PO, Bangalore 560089, Karnataka; #93, 3rd Cross, Winnfield Cardens, MCECHS Layout, Dr. Shivarama Karanth Nagar, Bangalore 560077, Karnataka; [Tel: Off. (080) 23086100; Cell: 9972366714; Fax: (080) 28466291; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com]