Prof. Pulugurtha Bharadwaja Kirti
Fellow, Elected 1997
Born in Pithapuram, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh on 15 September 1953. Schooling in Andhra Pradesh, 1958-69; B.Sc. 1972, M.Sc. 1974 and Ph.D. 1979, Andhra University.
Professor, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Hyderabad, 1999 to date.
Scientist (Genetics and Cytogenetics), Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Shala, Almora, 1978-79, and Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 1979-98; Head, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Hyderabad, 2004-07; Fellow of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the University of Goettingen, West Germany, 1985-87; FAO Fellow, Ohio State Biotechnology Center, Columbus, USA, 1993; Visiting Principal Fellow, University of Melbourne, 2000.
Awards/Honours: Gold Medalist in M.Sc. (Botany) 1974; A.P. Academy of Sciences Young Scientist Award, 1984.
Fellow: Indian National Science Academy; The National Academy of Sciences, India; Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences; Telangana Akademi of Sciences; Elected member-Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology Association of India
Research Areas: Plant biotechnology
Address: Professor, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Prof. C.R. Rao Road, Hyderabad 500046, Telangana; 5-562, Deepthisri Nagar, Miyapur, Hyderabad 500049, Telangana; [Tel: Off. (040) 23134545; Res. (040) 20044664; Fax: (040) 23010120; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org]
Dr. K.C. Mehta Memorial Award, 2013-2014