Dr. Shree Kumar Apte
FELLOW, ELECTED 1999

Born in Gwalior, M.P., India on 18 October 1952. Educated at Jiwaji University, Gwalior, B.Sc. 1970 and M.Sc. 1972; Graduate BARC Training School, 1973; Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Ph. D. 1984.

Distinguished Professor, UM-DAE-Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences, Mumbai; Emeritus Professor, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai; DST J.C. Bose National Fellow, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai.

Formerly Director, Bio-Science Group, and Head, Molecular Biology Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, and DAE-Raja Ramanna Fellow, BARC, Mumbai.

Awards/Honours: Prof. J.V. Bhat Eureka Forbes Award, 1990; International Symposium on Cyanobacteria Biotechnology Young Scientist Award, 1996; Prof. Krishna Sahai Bilgrami Memorial Medal Award of INSA 2006; INS Award 2007.

Fellow: Indian National Science Academy; Indian Academy of Sciences; National Academy of Sciences, India; Maharashtra Academy of Sciences.

Research Areas: Molecular biology and biotechnology of stress and adaptive responses of bacteria and plants

Address: Emeritus Professor-HBNI & DST JC Bose, National Fellow, R.No. 1-156-H,Modular Laboratories, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay, Mumbai 400085, Maharashtra; 404, Runwal Hills, Deonar Farm Road, Deonar, Mumbai 400088, Maharashtra; Distinguished Professor, UM-DAE-CEBS, Vidyanagari, Kalina, Santicruz, Mumbai 400098; [Tel: Off. (022) 25593638, 26530229; Res. (022) 25580177, Cell: 9869480205; Fax: (022) 25505189; Email: aptesk@barc.gov.in; aptesk@cbs.ac.in]