Dr. Nekkalapudi Chinna Subrahmanyam
Fellow, Elected 1993

Born in Manthena, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh, India on 5 October 1943. Educated at Z.P.H. School, Manthena, 1952-58; A.N.R. College, Gudivada, A.P., India, 1959-60; Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, B.Sc. (Ag.) 1962-66, M.Sc. (Ag.) 1966-68; University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada Ph.D., 1973.

Research Assistant, Maize Research Station, APAU, Hyderabad, 1968-69; Pool Officer, Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding, BHU, Varanasi, India, 1974; Research Fellow, Research School of Biological Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, 1974-78; Reader, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, A.P., India, 1978-86; Professor & Head, Department of Botany, University of Pune, Maharashtra, India, 1986-87; Professor, 1987-2000, and Dean, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, 1992-1995. Visiting Professor, The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Svalof, Sweden, 1984-89; Visiting Scientist, CSIRO Division of Plant Industry, Canberra, Australia, 1999; Molecular Geneticist, Victorian Institute of Dry-land Agriculture, Horsham, Victoria, Australia, 2000-02.

Awards/Honours: BHU Merit Scholarship, 1962; ICAR Merit Scholarship 1962-66; ICAR Fellowship 1966-68; Banaras Hindu University Gold Medal, 1966; Binani Gold Medal, 1968; "Distinguished" Ph.D., 1973, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Fellow: Indian National Science Academy; Indian Academy of Sciences.

Research Areas: Genetics, plant molecular biology, biotechnology

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