Hunger is the largest crisis clouding the world. With ever-increasing global population, everyday plant scientists strive towards improving sustainable agriculture. As one of the leading producers of rice, wheat and potatoes India is at par with countries like Brazil and the US. With the frame work of classical Botany and application of Plant Biotechnology Indian Plant Scientists and Policy Makers have been contributing immensely towards this objective of Feeding the World.

If you are a Plant Scientist trying to make a mark in Indian Plant Science Research, please join us to learn how you can achieve your dream from eminent speakers.

November 12, 2022
7:30 – 9:00 pm IST
9:00 – 11:30 am EDT

Confirmed Speakers

Dr Anik is a Science Fellow from Bayer Crop Science currently working as a “Competitor Analyst”. He has over 15 years’ experience in supporting the launch of India’s BT cotton. Dr. Anik is also very passionate about Scientific outreach and is responsible for setting up various scientific outreach activities at the site in Bangalore. Read More...

Dr. Anik Luke Dhanaraj,

Jyothilakshmi Vadassery
Dr. Jyothi is a Staff Scientist V at National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR). In her research she aims to understand the molecular mechanisms by which plants defend themselves against wide array of insect herbivores, and to use the knowledge in developing insect control strategies. Read More...

Dr. Jyothilakshmi Vadassery,

Dr. Ravi is an Assistant Professor at School of Biology, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research(IISER)- Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala; wherein his research interests are to understand the genetic and molecular basis of uniparental genome elimination in plants with an aim to develop genetic tools for improved plant breeding. Read More...

Dr. Ravi Marutachalam,

Dr. Rao is the Vice President, RI&D of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, a healthcare-focused deemed-to-be-University in Puducherry. He was formerly a Sr. Advisor in the Department of Biotechnology, MoS&T, Govt of India. He has specialized in core and cross-sectoral policy issues of Biotechnology process and development, and have engaged in biosafety and biosecurity regulations. Read More...

Dr S. R. Rao,

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