Dr. Madan Lal Lodha
Fellow, Elected 2000

Born in Koshithal, Rajasthan, India on 4 August 1944. Educated at Government Higher Secondary School, Chittorgarh, 1958-61; Rajasthan College of Agriculture, Udaipur, 1961-65; Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 1965-70; B.Sc. 1965; M.Sc. 1967; Ph.D. 1970.

Head, Division of Biochemistry, 1994-2001, 2003-06; Professor, Division of Biochemistry, 2001-03; and Professor-cum-Director, ICAR Centre of Advanced Studies in Biochemistry, 1995-2001, 2003-06, and ICAR Emeritus Scientist, 2007-09, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.

Awards/Honours: IARI Best Teacher Award 1999; Society for Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology Plaque of Honour; Executive Editor 1992-2000 and Chief Editor 2001-08, Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology; Vice-President, Society for Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 2009-14, 2014-2017; Vice-President, Indian Society of Agricultural Biochemists, 2013-2015.

Fellow: Honorary Fellow, Indian Society of Agricultural Biochemists.

Research Areas: Antiviral proteins from non-host plants; quality protein maize; biological nitrogen fixation

Address: Flat # 2064, Joy Apartments, Plot No. 2, Sector 2, Phase-I, Dwarka, New Delhi 110075; A12, Legacy Dimora Jakkur Plantation, Bangalore 560064; [Tel: Res. (011) 25071592, (080) 23622912, Cell: 9873347705; Email: mll_bio@yahoo.co.in]

Treasurer 1 Jan, 2004 to 31 Dec, 2006; Dr. K. Ramiah Memorial Award, 2011-2012