Prof. Agepati S. Raghavendra

Born at Cuddapah, A.P., India on 17 November 1950. Educated at Sri Venkateswara University, A.P.; B.Sc. 1969; M.Sc. 1971; Ph.D. 1975; Certificate in German, Marburg, Germany, 1990.

Professor & J.C. Bose National Fellow, Department of Plant Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, 2004 to date.

Scientist, Plant Physiology, Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Vittal, Kasaragod, 1974-76; Asst. Professor Botany, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati 1976-82; Deputy Director & Head, Plant Physiology Division, Rubber Research Institute of India, Kottayam, 1982-85; Associate Professor of Plant Sciences, 1985-1996, and Professor, 1996 to date, University of Hyderabad.

Awards/Honours: INSA Young Scientist Medal 1977; A.P. Academy of Sciences Young Scientist Award 1976; UGC Career Award 1986; A.P. Scientist of the year 2005; INSA Prof. T.S. Sadasivan Award, 2006; DST JC Bose National Fellow, 2008-2017; Elected Corresponding Member, American Society of Plant Biology, 2012.

Fellow: Third World Academy of Sciences; Indian National Science Academy; National Academy of Sciences, India; Indian Academy of Sciences; A.P. Academy of Sciences.

Research Areas: Plant biochemistry, plant physiology and plant molecular biology

Address: Professor, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 500046, Telangana; Flat No. M-1701, Aparna Sarovar, Nallagandla, Central University Post, Hyderabad 500046, Telangana; [Tel: Off. (040) 29881003; Res. (040) 48514460; Cell: 9849107190; Fax: (040) 23010120, 23010145; Email:;]

Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 2023; Recognition Award 2003-2004; Dr. K. Ramiah Memorial Award 2005-2006