Profile of Dr. S. Umesha

Sharanaiah Umesha

Elected Fellow 2014

Basic Sciences - Biotechnology

DB: 20-06-1969

Birth place

Hemadala village, Hiriyur Taluk, Chitradurga Dist, Karnataka State, India.
 

Education

B.Sc. (CBZ Government Science College, Chitradurga, University of Mysore (1987-1990); MSc, (Botany), University of Mysore (1991-1993); M.Phil. (Seed Technology), University of Mysore (1994); PhD, (Applied Botany), University of Mysore (2001); Post Doc, Copenhagen University (DGISP), Denmark, (2002); Post Doc, Virginia Tech University, VA, USA (2007-2008).
 

Positions held 

Associate Professor (2011-till date); Reader (2008-11); Special Officer PhD section, Examination Branch, University of Mysore (2009); Lecturer-SS (2003-08); Lecturer (1999-2003); Senior Technical Assistant (1997-99); Senior Research Fellow ICAR (1994-97); Visiting Scientist/Post Doctoral fellow Copenhagen University (DGISP), Denmark (2002); Post Doctoral Research Associate Virginia Tech University, VA, USA (2007-08). 
 

Research Area

Molecular Plant-Microbe interactions, Molecular Diagnostics of Plant/animal Pathogens, Cell and Tissue culture technology.
 

Awards and fellowships

Awards:

Prof. KS Jagadish Chandra Young Scientist award from the University of Mysore (2001); Young Scientist award from DST-SERC under FTP (2002); DBT-Overseas Fellowship (DBT-CREST) (2005-06); Jagajyothi Sri Basaveshwara Kayakashree award from Vishwa Veerashaiva Samskruthi Prathisthana, Bangalore (2010); Smt. Guman Devi Verma Best research from ISMPP, Udaipur (2014).

Elected Sectional Committee Member- Plant Sciences, ISCA South zone (2009-10), elected Zonal Councilor IPS south zone (2006-2007).
 

Fellowships:

Fellow of International Society of Biotechnology (2008).
 

Address

Department of Studies in Biotechnology; University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore-570 006, Karnataka, India.
 

Residence

# HIG 11, Group 1, Phase 2, Hootagally KHB Colony, Mysore 570 018, Karnataka.

[Tel: 0821-2419884; M: 094492 64384;
E-mail:
pmumesh@gmail.com / su@appbot.uni-mysore.ac.in]