Profile of Dr. P. Kaliraj

Kaliraj, P.

Elected Fellow 2008

Basic Sciences: Biotechnology

DB: 05-01-1953

Birth place

Kanniseri Pudhur, Virudhunagar, Tamilnadu, India

Education

Nagpur University, Nagpur, (Ph.D. 1981); Madras University, Chennai (M.Sc., 1976); Madurai Kamraj University, Madurai, (B.Sc., 1974)

Positions held 

Professor & Director, Centre for Biotechnology, Anna Univeristy (2008 till date); Dean, Alagappa College of Technology, Anna University (2006 2008); Professor, Centre for Biotechnology, Anna Univeristy (2002 2006); Coordinator, PG studies (Biotech), Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University (20022006); Director & Professor, Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University (19962002); Professor, Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University (19921995); Reader, Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University (19861992); Research Director, Span Research Centre, Surat (19821986); Scientist, Span Research Centre, Surat (19811982).

Research Area

Biotechnology: Molecular Immunotechnology, Recombinant technology, Parasite vaccine technology.

Awards and fellowships

BRSI Industrial medal award of Biotechnology Research Society of India, (2003); Prof. B.K.Aikat Oration award of ICMR, (2002).

Fellow of American Society for Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, USA; Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, UK.

Address

Director and Head, Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University, Chennai 600 025.

Residence

No. 29, II Avenue, Sashthri Nagar, Adyar, Chennai 600 025.
[O: 044- 22350772; F: 044-2350299;  E-mail: pkaliraj@annauniv.edu]