Dr. Chinnusamy Viswanathan
FELLOW, ELECTED 2018

Born in Morangam, Tamil Nadu on 4 June 1969. B.Sc. 1990, Agricultural College & Research Institute, TNAU, Killikulam; M.Sc. 1993 and Ph.D. 1996, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi; BOYSCAST Fellow, 2001-02

Principal Scientist, 2010 to date and Head, Division of Plant Physiology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi

Senior Scientist, 1996-2010 and Principal Scientist, 2010 to date and Head, Division of Plant Physiology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi

Awards/Honours: ICAR Jawaharlal Nehru Award, 2001; DST BOYSCAST Fellowship Award, 2001; ISPP J.J. Chinoy Gold Medal; Visiting Researcher, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, 2008-10; Visiting Scholar, Department of Molecular Biology, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, 2009

Research Areas: Plant Physiology

Address: Principal Scientist and Head, Division of Plant Physiology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; 19C, Scientist Apartment, IARI, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 25842815; Res. 7838866740; Cell: 9013885245; Fax: (011) 25846420; Email: viswanathan@iari.res.in; viswa_iari@hotmail.com]

NAAS Associate, 2010