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Dr. P. Gunasekaran

 

2 July 1954
Senior Professor & Head, Department of Genetics
Coordinator
Center for Excellence in Genomic Sciences
School of Biological Sciences
Madurai Kamaraj University
Madurai 625 021 Tamil Nadu, INDIA

Tel: 91-452-2458478; 2459873; 2458209
Fax: 91-452-2459139; 2458478
E-mail: pguna@eth.net; gunagenomics@gmail.com  
Web: www.genomicsmku.org

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HONORS AND AWARDS

    1. 76th Indian Science Congress-Madurai Kamaraj University Eminent Scientist Award (Natural Sciences) - 2009
    2. International Editor, Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology – 2009
    3. President, Association of Microbiologists of India - 2009
    4. Life Time Achievement Award, Indian Association of Applied Microbiologists, India - 2008.
    5. Chairman, Advisory Monitoring Committee, Centre for Biofuels, Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC), DST, India - 2008
    6. Fellow of the National Academy of Biological Sciences (FNABS) – 2008.
    7. American Society of Microbiology (ASM) International Professorship – 2007.
    8. AMI-Prof.S.R.Vyas Award for the contribution in Microbiology – 2006.
    9. Fellow of Association of Microbiologists of India (FAMI) – 2006.  
    10. Fellow of Biotechnology Research Society of India (FBRSI) – 2004.
    11. Taskforce Member, Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi (2004-2007).
    12. Tamil Nadu Scientist Award (TANSA), 1999 recognition of the contribution in the field of Microbial Biotechnology (for the year 1998).
    13. Member, Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Microbiology, 1989-1994; 1997-2000 and 2009 onwards.
    14. Louis Pasteur Award for the year 1995-1998 for the contribution in the area of fermentation technology.
    15. Visiting Professor for the year 1998, Sri Venkateshwara University, Tirupathi.
    16. Invited Professor and Divisional Chair, 1995(Jan)-1997(Jan) Department of Biotechnology, Division of Biological and Health Sciences, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, México.
    17. “Prof. Alfredo Sánchez Marroquin” Cátedra Divisional in Biotechnology at Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana- Iztapalapa, México and Patrimonial excelencia Nivel II fellowship from CONACyT, México during 1995-96.
    18. Panel member: miembro del jurado calificador, Area de Ciencias Biologicas y de la Salud, Cuarto Concurso Annual al Premio a la Invetigation 1995, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, México.
    19. Invited Professor 1994 (April-July), Faculty of Sciences at Luminy, University of Provence, Marseilles, France.
    20. J.V. Bhat memorial award for the best paper publication in Indian Journal of Microbiology during 1991-1992.
    21. Exchange Visiting Scientist, Indo-French project, CNRS (1992 Sep-Dec), Marseilles, France.
    22. Overseas Associate 1990 (May-Aug), DBT Programme, MIT, Cambridge, USA.

     

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