Profile of Dr. Giridhar, Parvatam

Giridhar, Parvatam

Elected Fellow 2015

Food Science [Food & Nutrition]

DB: 25-07-1969

 

Birth place

Born in Krishna Nagar, Guntur Dt., A.P., India

Education

Satavahana Degree College, Vijayawada (Nagarjuna University, AP) B.Sc. 1989;  Annamalai University- B.Ed. (1993); Kakatiya University, Warangal, Telangana M.Sc. 1991, Ph.D. 1996.

Positions held 

Lecturer in Microbiology at S.S.R.J & C. College, Khammam (Kakatiya University, Telangana) 1996-1999; Scientist, CSIR-CFTRI since 1999 to date; As Post-Doctoral DAAD Fellow to Germany 1995-1996; Treasurer for AMI, Mysore Chapter 2003; DST-Boyscast Fellow to France 2005-2006; Treasurer-SBC(I), Mysore Chapter 2007-2013.

Research Area

Plant Tissue Culture, Molecular biology, Metabolic engineering, Biomolecules, Food Science and Technology

Awards and fellowships

Awards

Smt Kamala Devi and Sri Ramlal Dhiman Gold Medal of Academy of Plant Sceinces, India in 1999; APSI Young Scientist Award-2002, Prof. Y.S.Murthy Young Botanist Award of Indian Botanical Society-2007; Prof. H.C.Dube outstanding young scientist award of Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology-2008; Elected member of National Academy of Sciences, India in 2008; Elected member of Plant Tissue Culture Association of India in 2009; CSIR-CFTRI Best Research Scientist Award-2012;  Laljee-Godhoo Smarak Award of AFST(I), India for Best researcher in  Food Science & Technology 2012; VIFRA Outstanding Scientist Award in Biotechnology 2015.

Fellowship

Academy of Plant Sciences India; Society for Applied Biotechnology;
Fellow of Indian Botanical Society; DAAD Fellow; DST-BOYSCAST Fellow.

Address

Principal Scientist, Plant Cell Biotechnology Department, CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysuru 570 020, Karnataka, India.
Ph(0): 0821-2516501; email: parvatamg@yahoo.com; giridharp@cftri.res.in

Residence

#09, 3rd street, Garudachar Layout, 16th main, Vijayanagar 3rd stage, C-Block, Mysuru 570 017.
Phone : 0821-2411663