Dr. Nadoor Seetharama
Fellow, Elected 2009

Born in Udipi, Karnataka on 14 February 1948. Educated at Viveka High School, Kota; Karnataka University, 1963-67; Delhi University 1967-69; Madurai Kamaraj University 1969-1973; Texas A&M University, 1984 & 1991-92; University of Nebraska, 1985; CIRAD, Montpellier: 2002. B.Sc. 1967; M.Sc. 1969; Ph.D. 1973.

Executive Director, ABLE-AG, 2012 to date.

Research Associate to Senior Scientist, ICRISAT, Patancheru, 1973-2002; Director, Directorate of Sorghum Research (earlier NRCS), Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, 2002-12.

Awards/Honours: National Science Talent Scholarship; Lady Mashler Awards for Team Research, ICRISAT; Award from Seedman Association; Founder-Secretary, Society for Millet Research, India; Consultant to Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Kenya and others.

Research Areas: Plant biotechnology, crop improvement for abiotic stress, and transgenics

Address: Executive Director, ABLE-AG, Flat 12B-II, 12th Floor, # 11, Vandana Building, Tolstoy Marg, New Delhi 110001; [Tel: Cell: 8527277688; Email: seetharama@ableindia.org, nsfamy4@yahoo.com]