Profile of Dr. Chenna Reddy Aswath

Chenna Reddy Aswath

Elected Fellow 2012

Biotechnology

DB: 01-06-1961

Birth place

Kothjeegur, Dharmapuri (Dist), Tamil Nadu, India.

Education

U.A.S., Bangalore, B.Sc.(Hort) (1979-83);  M.Sc.(Hort) (1983-85); Guwahati University, Ph.D (Biotechnology) (1992-95); Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea, PDF (Biotechnology) (2001-03)

Positions held 

Head, Division of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru, Jan 2009-till date; Principal Scientist,  Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru (2007- till date); Senior Scientist, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research(2001-2007); Scientist Sr. scale, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (1995-2001); Scientist, ICAR Research Complex Barapani, Meghalaya (1989-1994); Assistant Horticulture officer, Govt. of Karnataka (1986-1989).

Research Area

Horticulture Biotechnology

Awards and fellowships

Awards:
Awarded Post Doc fellowship on Transformation of Ornamental crops in Konkuk University, Seoul South Korea under KOSEF (200l-2003; INSA-JSPS exchange  fellowship in AICHI University in Japan for period of three months (1998-99).

Fellow:
Fellow of Indian Society of Ornamental Horticulture (2009)

Address

Principal scientist and Head, Division of Biotechnology
Indian Institute of Horticultural Research
Hessaraghatta, Bengaluru-560 089, Karnataka

[Fax:080-28466291, / E-mail:  aswath@iihr.ernet.in]

Residence

29/44, 5th Cross, Wilson Garden, Bengaluru 560027
[Mob: 99025 22229 aswathiihr@gmail.com]