Dr. (Ms) Mahtab S. Bamji
Fellow, Elected 1991

Born in Bombay, India, on 5 October 1934, Educated at Vachha Wadia High School, Bombay, 1939-51; Ramnarain Ruia College, Bombay, 1951-55; Seth G.S. Medical College, Bombay, 1955-57; Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1957-62; Tufts University, Boston, USA, 1962-64 (Post doc); John's Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA, 1964-65 (Research Assoc.); B.Sc. 1955, M.Sc., 1957, Ph.D., 1961.

INSA Emeritus Scientist, 2015 to date, Dangoria Charitable Trust, Hyderabad.

Research officer, 1965-68, Senior Research Officer, 1969-74, Asst. Director, 1974-76, Deputy Director, 1977-84, Director Grade Scientist, 1984-94, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad; ICMR Emeritus Scientist, 1994-99, Emeritus Scientist, 1999-2007, Dangoria Charitable Trust, Hyderabad, INSA Honorary Scientist, 2008-2014.

Awards/Honours: ICMR Shakuntala Devi Amirchand Prize, 1971; ICMR Patwardhan Prize, 1973; Amrut Mody award, 1985; INSA B.C.Guha lecture award, 1987; ISCA B.C.Guha lecture award, 1997; INSA Jawaharlal Nehru Birth Centenary Lecture award, 1998; Nutrition Society of India Srikantia Memorial Oration, 1999; DBT National Woman Bioscientist award, 2000; Chandrashekhar Venkata Raman Medal, 2005; Kamala Puri Sabharwal Lecture Award, 2008; IIS Bangalore Distinguished Alumni Award, 2008; NSI Dr. Rajammal Devdas Memorial Award, 2010. INSA Vice President, 2008-11; Achievers in Agriculture Honour, Farm and Rural Science Foundation, 2012; NASI Prof. Archana Sharma Memorial Lecture Award, 2012; Founders Oration Award, Indian Dietetics Association, 2013, KT Achaya memorial lecture, CSIR-Oil technologists association, 2015.

Fellow: Indian National Science Academy; National Academy of Medical Sciences; Hon. Fellow, A.P. Academy of Sciences; Hon. Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, India.

Research Areas: Biochemistry, nutrition, community health and nutrition

Address: 211, Sri Datta Sai Apartments, RTC Cross Road, Musheerabad, Hyderabad 500020, Telangana; Rural Centre; Dangoria Charitable Trust Hospital, Village Narsapur, Medak District, Telangana; [Tel: Off. & Res. (040) 27615148, 27661422, Cell: 09246886442, 09505838921; Rural centre (08458) 287841, 286241; Email: msbamji@gmail.com; mahtabbamji@yahoo.com]

Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 1996 to 31 Dec, 2000