Prof. Rama Shanker Verma
Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of
Technology Madras, Chennai, Inida
Prof. Rama Shanker Verma received his Ph.D. and M.Phil. from
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. He has published
many papers in international refereed journals. He is Editorial
Member of some journals, e.g. Botanics: Targets and Therapy. He
is also member of some professional bodies, e.g. American
Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB), USA. He
was awarded Elected Fellow to Association of Microbiology of
India (FEMI) in 2010, and Elected Fellow to Society for Applied
biotechnology in 2011. Currently he is a professor in Department
of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Madras,
Chennai, India. He is also visiting professor of Department of
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pondicherry University,
Pondicherry, India. His research interests include stem cell
biology, tissue regeneration, immuntoxin, folate receptor, etc.
Prof. Veena Agrawal
Department of Botany, University of Delhi, India
Professor Veena Agrawal is associated with post-graduate teaching and research in the Department of Botany, University of Delhi since 1990. Her major research area is Plant biotechnology (Micropropagation, genetic transformation, bio-efficacy and biosynthesis of biomolecules in medicinal plants). She has developed over 25 micropropagation protocols of economically important trees, shrubs, petro-crops and medicinal herbs.
She has guided Theses research to 35 students, (15 for Ph. D. and 20 for M. Phil. degrees), and supervised more than 30 PG students for their dissertations. She has published over 75 research papers in International peer reviewed Journals and contributed 14 chapters in proceedings/books. She has immensely contributed her research (90 research abstracts) in National /International Conferences and delivered invited lectures and Chaired the Technical Sessions at various International and National Research Conferences in India and abroad namely Israel, Nepal, Australia. etc.
She is a regular member of International Association of Plant Biotechnology (IAPB), USA, Elected member of Plant Tissue Culture Association, India, Fellow of Indian Society of Plant Physiology (FISPP) and International Society of Plant Morphologists (FISPM). Besides, she is, Life member of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of India, Indian Science Congress, The Orchid Society of India, Indian Society of Tree Scientists, National Academy of Vector Borne Diseases, Delhi University Botanical Society, etc.