Prof. Manchikatla Venkat Rajam
Fellow, Elected 2012

Born in Bornapalli, Andhra Pradesh, India on 2 February 1955. Educated at Govt. High School, Huzurabad, 1960-72; Govt. Jr. College, Huzurabad, 1972-74; Arts and Science College, Warangal, B.Sc. 1974-77; Kakatiya University, Warangal, M.Sc. 1979, Ph.D. 1983.

Professor, Department of Genetics, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi, 2006 to date.

Post-doctoral Fellow (CSIR), Kakatiya University, Warangal 1983-84, and Yale University, USA, 1984-85; Pool Officer (CSIR), 1986-87, Kakatiya University, Warangal; Lecturer, 1987-91, Senior Lecturer, 1991-98, and Reader, 1998-2006, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi.

Awards/Honours: National Scholarship for Study Abroad (Govt. of India), 1984-85; DBT National Associateship, 1994; Rockefeller Foundation Biotech Career Fellowship, 1998; Shiksha Rattan Puraskar by the India International Friendship Society, 2011.

Fellow: Indian Natl. Sci. Acad; Natl. Acad. Sci. India; Telangana Acad. Sci. India; Assoc. Biotechnol. Pharm. India; Plant Tiss. Cult. Biotechnol. Assoc. India; Indian Sci. Congr. Assoc.; Indian Soc. Cell Biol.; Indian Soc. Plant Biochem. Biotechnol.; Indian Bot. Soc.; Assoc. Microbiol. India.

Research Areas: Plant biotechnology, genetic engineering, RNA interference, polyamine physiology and molecular biology, mutation breeding.

Address: Professor, Department of Genetics, University of Delhi South Campus, Benito Juarez Road, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi 110021; 2E, Shivalika Apartments, Sector 9, Plot No. 16, Dwarka, New Delhi 110075; [Tel: Off. (011) 24110866; Res. (011) 25075497, Cell: 9818108515; Fax: (011) 24112437; Email: venkat.rajam@south.du.ac.in; rajam.mv@gmail.com]

Prof. Manchikatla Venkat Rajam
Fellow, Elected 2012

Born in Bornapalli, Andhra Pradesh, India on 2 February 1955. Educated at Govt. High School, Huzurabad, 1960-72; Govt. Jr. College, Huzurabad, 1972-74; Arts and Science College, Warangal, B.Sc. 1974-77; Kakatiya University, Warangal, M.Sc. 1979, Ph.D. 1983.

Professor, Department of Genetics, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi, 2006 to date.

Post-doctoral Fellow (CSIR), Kakatiya University, Warangal 1983-84, and Yale University, USA, 1984-85; Pool Officer (CSIR), 1986-87, Kakatiya University, Warangal; Lecturer, 1987-91, Senior Lecturer, 1991-98, and Reader, 1998-2006, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi.

Awards/Honours: National Scholarship for Study Abroad (Govt. of India), 1984-85; DBT National Associateship, 1994; Rockefeller Foundation Biotech Career Fellowship, 1998; Shiksha Rattan Puraskar by the India International Friendship Society, 2011.

Fellow: Indian Natl. Sci. Acad; Natl. Acad. Sci. India; Telangana Acad. Sci. India; Assoc. Biotechnol. Pharm. India; Plant Tiss. Cult. Biotechnol. Assoc. India; Indian Sci. Congr. Assoc.; Indian Soc. Cell Biol.; Indian Soc. Plant Biochem. Biotechnol.; Indian Bot. Soc.; Assoc. Microbiol. India.

Research Areas: Plant biotechnology, genetic engineering, RNA interference, polyamine physiology and molecular biology, mutation breeding.

Address: Professor, Department of Genetics, University of Delhi South Campus, Benito Juarez Road, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi 110021; 2E, Shivalika Apartments, Sector 9, Plot No. 16, Dwarka, New Delhi 110075; [Tel: Off. (011) 24110866; Res. (011) 25075497, Cell: 9818108515; Fax: (011) 24112437; Email: venkat.rajam@south.du.ac.in; rajam.mv@gmail.com]