Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

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KIRTI DR P B

Fellow, Elected 1981


Born in Pithapuram, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh on 15 September 1953. Schooling in Andhra Pradesh, 1958-69; B.Sc. 1972, M.Sc. 1974 and Ph.D. 1979, Andhra University.

Professor, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Hyderabad, 1999  - till date.

Scientist (Genetics and Cytogenetics), Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Shala, Almora, 1978-79, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 1979-98; Head, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Hyderabad, 2004-07; Fellow of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the University of Goettingen, West Germany, 1985-87; FAO Fellow, Ohio State Biotechnology Center, Columbus, USA, 1993; Visiting Principal Fellow, University of Melbourne, 2000. ISGPB Fellow Directory

Awards/Honours: Gold Medalist in M.Sc. (Botany) 1974; A.P. Academy of Sciences Young Scientist Award, 1984.

Fellow: Indian National Science Academy; The National Academy of Sciences, India; Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences; Telangana Akademi of Sciences; Elected member-Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology Association of India

Research Areas: Plant biotechnology

Address: Professor, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Prof. C.R. Rao Road, Hyderabad 500046, Telangana; 5-562, Deepthisri Nagar, Miyapur, Hyderabad 500049, Telangana; [Tel: Off.(040) 23134545; Res. (040) 20044664; Fax: (040) 23010120; Email: pbksl@uohyd.ernet.in]