Profile of Dr. Naveena B. Maheswarappa

Naveena B. Maheswarappa

Elected Fellow–2018

Veterinary and Fisheries

DB: 21-06-1974

Birth place

Bhadravati, Karnataka


University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, (B.V.Sc & AH, 1997); Indian Veterinary Research Institute (M.V.Sc., 1999, Ph.D 2002); Post-Doc - 2008 University of Connecticut, USA; Visiting Scientist – 2018 Oklahoma State University, USA.

Positions held 

Principal Scientist, ICAR-NRC on Meat, Hyderabad (2017 to till date); Senior Scientist, ICAR-NRC on Meat, Hyderabad (2011-2017); Scientist Sr. Scale, ICAR-NRC on Meat, Hyderabad (2006-2011); Scientist, ICAR-NRC on Meat, Hyderabad (2002-2006).

National Contact Person-International Congress of Meat Science & Technology (ICoMST, Finland); Member, National Academy of Sciences India (since 2015); Scientific Panel Member, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (since 2015); Member, Electronic Working Group (eWG) of CODEX India (since 2015).

Research Area

Livestock Products Technology: Application of Proteomics in meat quality, safety and processing; Lipid oxidation and natural antioxidants; Authentication of meat products

Awards and fellowships


ICAR- Lal Bahadhur Shastri Outstanding Young Scientist Award (2013); British Poultry Science Young Science Travel Grant Award (2006).



Indian Meat Science Association (2018); Indian Poultry Science Association (2017); Associate Fellow, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences  (2014).



Principal Scientist, ICAR-National Research Centre on Meat, Chengicherla, BodUppal Post, Hyderabad, 500092, Telangana


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