Dr. Pramod Wasudeo Ramteke
Fellow, Elected 2015

Born in Yavatmal, Maharashtra, India on 30 May 1957. Educated at Govt. Higher Secondary School, Yavatmal 1971-74, Nagpur University, B.Sc. 1978; M.Sc. 1983; Ph.D. 1993.

Dean, Post Graduate Studies and Professor & Head, Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding and Seed Science & Technology, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad, 2008 to date.

Scientist, Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow, 1987- 2000; Professor & Head, Department of Biological Sciences, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad 2001-2007.

Awards/Honours: Member, XVIII Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica, 1998-99; Biotechnology Overseas Associateship Award, 2004-05; International Fellowship by Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, UK, 2005; INSA Visiting Scientist to Korea (2004) and Turkey (2011); Prof. K. S. Bilgramy Memorial Award, 2012; Er. V. S. Chauhan Gold Medal, 2013; Lifetime Achievement Award (Biotechnology) by GKV Society Agra, 2015; Lifetime Achievement Award for Teaching and Research by Societyfor Bioinformatics and Biological Sciences, Allahabad, 2015; SCON Memorial Award for Excellence in Science 2016; SPR’s Noble Award 2016; Lifetime Achievement Award (Biological Sciences), 2016; Dr. J. C. Edward Medal, 2017.

Fellow: The Linnean Society of London, National Academy of Biological Sciences, Uttar Pradesh Academy of Agricultural Sciences, National Environmental Sciences Academy, Maharashtra Academy of Sciences; The Academy of Environmental Biology; Society for Applied Biotechnology; Bioved Research Institute of Agriculture & Technology; Society of Life Sciences, Society of Biological Sciences and Rural Development.

Research Areas: Environmental microbiology, biotechnology, enzymology

Address: Dean, Post Graduate Studies, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (SHIATS), Allahabad 211007, U.P.; 45-C, Residential Complex, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture,, Technology and Sciences (SHIATS), Allahabad 211007, U.P.; [Tel: (0532) 2684296; Cell: 9415124985; Email: pwramteke@gmail.com; pramod.ramteke@shiats.edu.in]