Experts/Organizations

Dr I D Arya
Division of Genetics and Tree Propogation
Forest Research Institute
Dehradun - 248006
Uttranchal
Telephone: 0135-755473
Fax: 0135-756865
E-mail: aryaid@icfre.org

Dr Nirmal Babu
Indian Institute of Spices Research

Marikunnu P.O. PB No. 1701
Calicut - 673012
Kerala
Telephone: 0495-2731346, 2730294(O)
Fax: 0495-2730294
E-mail: mail@iisr.org

Dr A Ishwara Bhat
Senior Scientist
, Plant Pathology
Indian Institute of Spices Research
Marikunnu P.O. PB No. 1701
Calicut - 673012
Kerala
Telephone: 0495-73156, 730294
Fax: 0495-730294
E-mail: iisrclt@md3.vsnl.net.in

Dr P Balasubramanian
Professor, Rice Transformation Lab.
Centre for Plant Molecular Biology
Tamilnadu Agricultural University
Coimbatore - 641003
Tamilnadu
Fax: 0422-431672
E-mail: balasubrap@hotmail.com

Dr K C Bansal
Principal Scientist
NRC on Plant Biotechnology
Indian Agricultural Research Institute
Pusa
New Delhi - 110 012
Telephone: 011-25824784 Ext. 285/278
Fax: 011-25823984/25766420
E-mail: kailashbansal@hotmail.com

Dr A Basu
IIT-BREF-Biotek
Indian Institute of Technology
Kanpur - 208016
Uttar Pradesh
Telephone: 03222-77890, 55221-4 ext. 1085
Fax: 03222-77890, 55303
E-mail: asitana@hijli.iitkgp.ernet.in

Dr R Keshav Chandran
Associate Professor
Centre for Plant Biotechnology & Molecular Biology
College of Horticulture, Kerala Agricultural University
Vellanikkara
Thrissur - 680656
Kerala
Telephone: 0487-371582 ext. 352; 3762802(R)
Fax: 0487-370019(F)
E-mail: rkcs@rediffmail.com

Dr H C Chaturvedi
Emeritus Scientist (CSIR)
Tissue Culture Laboratory
National Botanical Research Institute
Rana Pratap Marg
Lucknow - 226001
Uttar Pradesh
Telephone: 0522-205840, 205831-35 ext. 289
Fax: 0522-205836, 205839
E-mail hcc_nbri@hotmail.com

Dr Ashok Chaudhury
Reader and Chairperson
Deptt. of Biotechnology
Guru Jambheshwar University
Hissar
Haryana
Telephone: 01662-68165
Fax: 01662-76240
E-mail: ashokchaudhury@hotmail.com

Shri Chawngthantluanga
Orchidologist
Environment & Forests Department
Conservator of Forests (R&D) Circle
Mizoram - 796001
Telephone: 329627

Dr M K Dhar
Department of Biotechnology
University of Jammu
22-AB New Campus
Jammu
Jammu & Kashmir
Telephone: 0191-2456534(O); 2501704(R)
Fax: 0191-2450014
E-mail: manojkdhar@rediffmail.com

Dr Uppendra Dhar
G B Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment & Development
Kosi-katarmal
Almora - 263643
Uttranchal

Dr Vibha Dhawan
Vice Chancellor
TERI University

Darbari Seth Block, India Habitat Centre
Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110 003
Telephone: 24682100; 24682111
Fax: 24682144; 24682145
E-mail vibhad@teri.res.in

Dr U N Dwivedi
Department of Biochemistry
Lucknow University
Lucknow - 226007
Uttar Pradesh
Telephone: 74273

Dr Amita Gill
Department of Science & Technology

506, 4th Floor, Mini Secretariat
Banipark
Jaipur - 302016
Rajasthan

Dr H S Ginwal
Scientist C
Division of Genetics and Tree Propagation
Forest Research Institute
Dehradun - 248006
Uttranchal
Telephone: 0135-755473
Fax: 0135-756865
E-mail: ginwalhs@icfre.up.nic.in

Dr D Girija
Assistant Professor
Centre for Plant Biotech. & Molecular Biology
Kerala Agricultural University
Main Campus
Thrissur - 680656
Kerala
Telephone: 0487-2371582, 2370822 ext. 352
Fax: 0487-2370019
E-mail: cpbmb@rediffmail.com

Dr Sharad Godha
Department of Horticulture

Government of Rajasthan
Jaipur
Rajasthan

Dr K Gurumurthi
Head, Division of Plant Biotechnology
Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding
Forest Campus, R.S. Puram,
Coimbatore - 641002
Tamilnadu
Telephone: 0422-431540 ext. 303, 434836
Fax: 0422-430549(F)
E-mail: krishguru@yahoo.co.uk

Dr G S Karibasappa
Sceintist (Sr. Scale)
Fruit Culture Lab-1
National Research Centre for Grapes
P.B. No.3, Manjri Farm P.O.
Solapur Road
Pune - 412307
Maharashtra

Dr T S Lokeswari
Group Leader
Centre for Biotechnology
SPIC Science Foundation
SPIC House. 7th Floor Annexe Building, 88
Mount Road, Guindy
Chennai - 600032
Tamilnadu
Telephone: 044-2352332/2351903/2300585
Fax: 044-2351504
E-mail: biotech@spicscience.org

Dr K J Madhusoodanan
Dy. Director

Biotechnology Laboratory, Spices Board
Indian Cardamom Research Institute
NH Bye Pass, Palarivattom PB No. 2277
Cochin - 682025
Kerala
Telephone: 04868-32150
Fax: 04868-364429

Dr Manju Modgil
Assistant Professor Deptt. of Biotechnology
Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry
Nauni-Solan - 173230
Himachal Pradesh
Telephone: 01792-52310
Fax: 01792-52242
E-mail: drsharma@yspuhf.hp.nic.in

Dr H Niranjana Murthy
Reader in Botany
Department of Botany
Karnatak University
Dharwad - 580003
Karnataka
Telephone: 0836-747121
Fax: 0836-747884
E-mail: nmurthy@yahoo.com

Dr Kendurkar
National Chemical Laboratory
Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan
Pune - 411008
Maharashtra
Telephone: 020-5893338(O); 5881542(R)
Fax: 020-5893338(F)
E-mail: rsn@ems.ncl.res.in

Dr R Naidu
Director of Research
Central Coffee Research Institute
Coffee Board
No. 1, Dr B R Ambedkar Veedhi
Bangalore - 560001
Karnataka
Telephone: 080-2268700
Fax: 080-2255557

Prof G M Nair
Director
Tropical Botanic Garden & Research Institute
Karimancode P.O., Pacha-palode
Thiruvananthapuram - 695562
Kerala
Telephone: 0472-2869246; 2869626
Fax: 0472-2869646
E-mail: gmnair@satyam.net.in

Dr P A Nazeem
Associate Professor & Head
Centre for Plant Biotechnology & Molecular Biology
College of Horticulture, Kerala Agricultural University
Vellanikkara, Thrissur - 680656
Kerala
Telephone: 0487-371582, 370822 ext. 352;
Fax: 0487-370019(F)
E-mail: trc_naznaz@sancharnet.in

Dr S G Patil
Scientist C
Genetics & Plant Breeding Group
Agharkar Research Institute
G.G. Agharkar Road
Pune - 411004
Maharashtra

Dr S D Purohit
Deptt. Of Botany, College of Science
M L Sukhadia University
Udaipur - 313001
Rajasthan
Telephone: 0294-410300
Fax: 0294-413150

Dr V Ravishankar Rai
Lecturer
Deptt. of studies in Applied Botany
University of Mysore
Manasagangothri
Mysore - 570006
Karnataka
Telephone: 515126
Fax: 0821-518835

Dr C Lekha Rani
Assistant Professor
Dept.of Plant Breeding and Genetics
College of Agriculture, Kerala Agricultural University
Thiruvananthapuram - 695522
Kerala
Telephone: 0487-370497
Fax: 0487-370019
E-mail: kauhqr@ren.nic.in

Dr G A Ravishankar
Scientist E-II & Head
Plant Cell Biotechnology Deptartment
Central Food & Techincal Research Institute
Mysore - 570013
Karnataka
Telephone: 0821-516501(O); 303756(R)
Fax: 0821-517233(F)
E-mail: pcbt@cscftri.ren.nic.in

Dr Sahin
Defence Institute of Physiology & Allied Sciences (DIPAS)

Lucknow Road, Timarpur
Delhi - 110054

Dr G J Sharma
Professor of Genetics & Radiation Biology
Department of Life Sciences
Manipur University
Canchipur
Imphal - 795003
Manipur
Telephone: 0385-435154 Extn. 249; 225144(R)
Fax: 0385-435145
E-mail: gjs1951@rediffmail.com

Dr N S Shekhawat
Plant Biotechnology Lab.
Department of Botany
Jai Narain Vyas University
Jodhpur - 342001
Rajasthan
Telephone: 0291-722555(O); 612200(R)
Fax: 0291-725444
E-mail: biotechunit@satyam.net.in

Dr K K Singh
Scientist
Sikkim Unit
G B Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment & Development
P.O. Tadong, Gangtok
Sikkim - 737102
Telephone: 03592-31090, 31673(O); 31392(R)
Fax: 03592-31090
E-mail: singhkk20@hotmail.com

Prof. Sudhir K Sopory
Group Leader
Plant Molecular Biology
International Centre for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg
New Delhi - 110067
Telephone: 26192962
Fax: 26162316
E-mail: sopory@icgeb.res.in

Dr J Thomas
Spcies Board

NH Bye Pass, Palrivattam
P.B. No. 2277
Cochin - 682025
Kerala
Telephone: 0484-2333610-616;2347965
Fax: 0484-2331429, 2334429
E-mail: spicesboard@vsnl.com

Dr Vibha Tyagi
Scientist, Research & Development
Birla Institute of Scientific Research
Statue Circle
Jaipur - 302001
Rajasthan

Dr S Uma
Scientist (SS)
National Research Centre for Banana
No. 17, Ramlingnagar
Vayalur Road
Trich - 620017
Tamilnadu

Dr Grish Varshney
Hybridoma Facility
Institute of Microbial Technology
Sector 39 -A
Chandigarh - 160036

Dr A K Wakhlu
Professor
Deptt. of Botany
University of Jammu
22-AB New Campus
Jammu
Jammu & Kashmir
Telephone: 0191-435256(O); 472565(R)
Fax: 0191-435256

Dr A A Zaidi
Scientist & Head

Floriculture Division
Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology
Post Box No. 6
Palampur - 176061
Himachal Pradesh
Telephone: 01894-33338(O); 32648(R)
Fax: 01894-30433
E-mail: Zaidi_Aijaz@yahoo.com