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Sl. Name Lecture Dated
166. Prof. Padmanabhan Balaram, Senior Visiting Professor, NCBS & Chairperson ATREE and Former Director, Indian Institute of Sciences, Bengaluru Nature’s Technologies: The Evolution of Biochemistry and the Birth of Biology May 11, 2024
165. Dr. Guy Cochrane, European Nucleotide Archive (ENA), EMBL’s European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), United Kingdom The Global Biodata infrastructure and the drive for sustainability Mar 11, 2024
164. Dr. Fabienne Cartieaux & Dr. Sergio Svistoonoff, Plant Health Institute of Montpellier, France From model legume to crop, how to improve biological nitrogen fixation? Mar 04, 2024
163. Simon Worthington, TiB Vivo, Berlin, Germany Beyond PDF Printing: Open Access for Liberating Literature Feb 22, 2024
162. Raquel Perez de Eulate, Creative Director – Interpunct, Spain VivlioStyle & CSS Media Design Feb 22, 2024
161. Peter Murray-Rust, Dept of Chemistry, University of Cambridge Creating Youth AI Champions in India Feb 22, 2024
160. Associate Prof. Marco Leonti, University of Cagliari, Italy How taste shaped the use of botanical drugs Feb 22, 2024
159. Prof. Pulok K. Mukherjee, ISBD, Manipur Metabolomics in medicinal plants and Ethnopharmacology Feb 22, 2024
158. Dr. Martin Balcerowicz, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK Understanding temperature-controlled gene expression in plants Jan 18, 2024
157. Prof. Ute Hoecker, Institute for Plant Sciences, University of Cologne, Germany Cryptochrome-mediated inhibition of the COP1/SPA ubiquitin ligase during light-regulated Arabidopsis development Jan 18, 2024
156. Dr. Dileep Vasudevan, DBT-Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (DBT-RGCB), Thiruvananthapuram, India Safari pentapus: A structure-function journey with plant nucleoplasmins Nov 29, 2023
155. Prof. Steven E. Lindow, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, USA Detailed studies of plant pathogens can lead to novel means of disease control: the case of Xylella fastidiosa in grape and citrus Nov 18, 2023
154. Dr. Sunil K. Kenchanmane Raju, Postdoc, Center for Genomics and Systems Biology, New York University, Manhattan, NY, USA Epigenomic and cell-type specific regulation of gene expression and function Nov 16, 2023
153. Prof. Marcin Nowotny, International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Warsaw, Poland Mechanism of Tn7, the most widespread bacterial transposon Oct 23, 2023
152. Dr. Abhishek Narain Singh, The Global American University Schiller, Heidelberg campus, Germany Supercomputing, Machine Learning, Graph Algorithms, Statistics & Big Data in BioInformatics / BioMedical Informatics Sept 14, 2023
151. Dr. Kaushal Kumar Bhati, BASF Belgium Coordination Center CommV, Innovation Center Gent, Belgium Opportunities in synthetic plant biology through post-translational protein fate regulation Aug 28, 2023
150. Dr. R. Govindarajan, R&D Head, Zydus Wellness Ltd., Ahmedabad Quality Control and Standardization of Plant Based Drug May 01, 2023
149. Dr. Sucheta Tripathy, CSIR-IICB, Kolkata Early Effectors of crop destroyers could hold a key in strategizing control of disease progression Mar 28, 2023
148. Dr. Smrutisanjita Behera, CSIR-IICB, Kolkata Calcium signaling in plants: Follow the signals to decipher their function Mar 28, 2023
147. Prof. Cyril Zipfel, Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of Zurich, Switzerland Regulation of receptor kinase-mediated immune signaling outputs Feb 27, 2023
146. Prof. Gary J Loake, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK Nitric oxide signalling in deconvolution Feb 16, 2023
145. Prof. Yves Poirier, Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland A CYBDOM protein from Arabidopsis acts as a ferric reductase, impacting iron and phosphate homeostasi Feb 07, 2023
144. Dr. Annapurna Devi Allu, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Tirupati Molecular switches governing priming-induced plant heat stress response(s) Feb 01, 2023
143. Prof. Wolf B Frommer, Alexander von Humboldt Professor, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany Novel breeding methods for generating broad spectrum resistance to pathogens in rice Jan 11, 2023
142. Prof. Animesh Ray, Keck Graduate Institute, California, USA The noncoding RNA SPRIGHTLY drives a lethal childhood brain cancer by forcing exon-skipping Jan 09, 2023
141. Dr. Pradeep Dahiya, Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry (IPB), Halle, Germany High IQ is a pre-requisite to orient in right direction Nov 14, 2022
140. Dr. Ramesha Thimmappa, Associate Professor and Ramalingaswami Fellow, Amity Institute of Genome Engineering, Amity University Triterpene biosynthesis and engineering in plants Oct 27, 2022
139. Dr. Ketki BapatAdviser/Scientist 'G', Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser, Government of India, New Delhi  विज्ञान, प्रौद्योगिकी और समाज (Science, Technology and Society) Sept. 26, 2022
138. Dr. Shri Ram Yadav, Associate Professor, IIT-Roorkee Species-specific function of conserved cell fate determinants in orchestrating rice root architecture July 07, 2022
137. Dr. Moumita Srivastava, Protein Scientist, Iksuda Therapeutics, Newcastle, UK SUMO: Small proteins with big roles in plant stress biology May 27, 2022
136. Dr. Pallavi Singh, John Henry Coates Fellow, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, University of Cambridge, UK Grafting as a tool for more robust agriculture in monocot crops April 12, 2022
135. Prof. Neelima Sinha, Distinguished Professor in Plant Biology, University of California, Davis, USA Interactions between the parasitic plants and their hosts March 23, 2022
134. Prof. Ling Yuan, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Kentucky, USA Transcriptional Regulation of Biosynthesis of Plant Specialized Metabolites March 06, 2020
133. Prof. Harvey Miller, The University of Western Australia What drives the phenotype of plant respiratory rate: Mapping out the details of mitochondrial metabolic function January 31, 2020
132. Dr. Donald MacKenzie, Executive Director, Institute for International Crop Improvement (IICI) Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, USA Potential, Safety Assessment and Regulation of Gene Edited Plants January 27, 2020
131. Dr. Ritu Trivedi, Principal Scientist Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow Bridging the gap between traditional and modern medicine in the fight against osteoporosis January 24, 2020
130. Dr. Sarah M. Schmidt, Project Coordinator, Healthy Crops Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany, SWEET solution to bacterial blight disease of rice: The Healthy Crops project January 23, 2020
129. Dr. Carl Malamud, President of Public Resource, U.S.-based nongovernment organization Gyan Swaraj: Access to Knowledge as a Prerequisite for Progress January 16, 2020
128. Dr. Neha Bhatia, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Comparative Development and Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany Developmental patterning in plants January 03, 2020
127. 1. Dr. Roshan Kumar, NIPGR New Delhi

2. Dr. Sourobh Maji, NIPGR New Delhi

3. Ms. Laxmi Narnoliya, NIPGR New Delhi

4. Mr. Ramgopal Prajapati, NIPGR New Delhi
1. Molecular Basis of the Evolution of Methylthioalkylmalate Synthase and the Diversity of Methionine-Derived Glucosinolates 

2. Interaction map of Arabidopsis Mediator complex expounding its topology

3. Transcriptional signatures modulating shoot apical meristem morphometric and plant architectural traits enhance yield and productivity in chickpea

4. The Ca2+ Channel CNGC19 Regulates Arabidopsis Defense Against Spodoptera Herbivory
November 28, 2019
126. Dr. Arvind Kumar, Director, Institute of Robotic Surgery, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi Air Pollution: A Silent Killer, Act Now or Perish! November 04, 2019
125. Dr. Sam Periyannan, CSIRO Agriculture & Food, Australia Protecting the global wheat cultivation through rapid detection of resistance for the deadly rust disease August 01, 2019
124. Prof. Kiran Mysore, Noble Research Institute, USA Insertional Mutagenesis of Medicago truncatula and its Utilization to Identify Novel Sources of Resistance against Asian Soybean Rust July 31, 2019
123. Prof. Alison Smith, University of Cambridge, UK Synthetic Biology Approaches to Manipulate Algal Metabolism July 26, 2019
122. Dr. Ajay Kumar Shastri, Yogacharya, Jawaharlal Nehru University 'करें योग भगाएं रोग', on the occasssion of 5th International Day of Yoga celebration June 21, 2019
121. Prof. Josep Penuelas, National Research Council of Spain (CSIC) Responses of ecosystems and society in a world increasingly rich in N and C but limited in P May 21, 2019
120. Prof. Teresa Fitzpatrick, Department of Botany and Plant Biology, University of Geneva, Switzerland The importance of Vitamin B6 in environmental stress responses in plants April 26, 2019
119. श्रीमती वीणा शर्मा, उप निदेशक, हिंदी शिक्षण योजना (मध्योत्तर) , राजभाषा विभाग, गृह मंत्रालय, नई दिल्ली कार्यालय में प्रयुक्त पारिभाषिक शब्दावली मार्च 26, 2019
118. Ms. Mansi Gupta, Advocate, Delhi High Court Sexual harassment at workplace January 22, 2019
117. Dr Ranjan Swarup, Faculty of Science, University of Nottingham, UK Exploring the hidden half December 13, 2018
116. Prof. Petra Bauer, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany Extracting information on iron regulation by coexpression networks December 06, 2018
115. 1. Dr. Kamal Kumar, Research Scholar, NIPGR New Delhi

2. Dr. Poonam Mehra, Research Scholar, NIPGR New Delhi

3. Dr. Muhammed Jamsheer K, Research Scholar, NIPGR New Delhi
1. mQTL-seq and classical mapping implicates the role of an AT-HOOK MOTIF CONTAINING NUCLEAR LOCALIZED (AHL) family gene in Ascochyta blight resistance of chickpea 

2. OsHAD1, a haloacid dehalogenase-like APase enhances phosphate accumulation

3. FCS-Like Zinc Finger 6 and 10 repress SnRK1 signalling in Arabidopsis
November 26, 2018
114. Prof. Nina Fedoroff, Penn State University, USA The GMO Wars: What do we do when scientists and citizens deeply disagree?  November 13, 2018
113. Dr. Amit Sharma, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi Ultrafast Structural changes in Photosynthetic Reaction Centres  November 01, 2018
112. Dr. S. Parashuraman, IBP (Istituto Biochimica Proteine), Naples, Italy Organisation of the Golgi Apparatus Determines its Glycan Output August 28, 2018
111. Dr. Rajeev Kumar from Institut Jean-Pierre Bourgin, INRA Centre de Versailles-Grignon, Cedex France Recombination - a molecular tool to generate genetic diversity July 16, 2018
110. Dr. Ashish Ranjan, University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA Multi-omics approaches reveal the importance of ROS scavenging, phenylpropanoid pathway and antifungal activity in soybean resistance against broad host range pathogen Sclerotinia sclerotiorum July 04, 2018
109. Ms. Ashita Mahendru, a licensed Clinical and Rehabilitation Psychologist (RCI) Stress and its management June 29, 2018
108. Prof. K. Muniyappa, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore Molecular Insights into Meiotic Chromosome Synapsis and Recombination June 14, 2018
107. Prof. Neelima Sinha, University of California, Davis, USA Interactions between tomato and the parasitic plant dodder May 21, 2018
106. Dr Shin-Young Hong, Copenhagen Plant Science Centre MicroProteins in shoot branching May 11, 2018
105. Dr Nese Sreenivasulu, International Rice Research Institute, Philippines Nutrigenomics exploration for translated health benefits of rice consumers May 04, 2018
104. Dr Ganesh Bagler, Assistant professor, IIIT-Delhi, India Computational Gastronomy: The emerging data science of food, flavors, and health April 09, 2018
103. Dr Amit Asthana, Principal scientist, CCMB, India Application of Paper-Based Device and Nanodelivery System March 16, 2018
102. श्रीमती कमलेश बजाज, सहायक निदेशक, केन्द्रीय हिंदी प्रशिक्षण संस्थान, राजभाषा विभाग, गृह मंत्रालय, नई दिल्ली टिप्पण एवं प्रारूप लेखन मार्च 12, 2018
101. Dr. Shahid Jameel, Director of the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance A Life in Science January 08, 2018
100. Dr. Papri Banerjee, C-CAMP, Bengaluru BIRAC BIG Scheme:12th Call; C-CAMP: A BIG Partner December 18, 2017
99. श्रीमती कमलेश बजाज, सहायक निदेशक, केन्द्रीय हिंदी प्रशिक्षण संस्थान, राजभाषा विभाग, गृह मंत्रालय, नई दिल्ली देवनागरी लिपि, मानक वर्तनी एवं व्याकरणिक भूलें दिसम्बर 14, 2017
98. Prof. Ari Sadanodan from Department of Biosciences, Durham University UK SUMO and stress signalling in plants November 10, 2017
97. Dr. Baishnab C. Tripathy, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)C4 Rice : How Far and How Near. October 25, 2017
96. Dr. Tina Barsby, National Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology (NIAB), Cambrige U.K. NIAB: Leading the UK in Crop Innovation. September 29, 2017
95. हिन्दी पखवाड़ा के अवसर पर विभिन्न प्रतियोगिताओं का आयोजन हिंदी पखवाड़ा 01-14 सितम्बर, 2017
94. Mr Sunil Kumar Yadav, National Institute of Plant Genome Research(NIPGR) A prophage tail-like protein is deployed by Burkholderia bacteria to feed on fungi. August 03, 2017
93. Dr. Ajay Kumar Shastri, Yogacharya, Jawaharlal Nehru University 'समग्र स्वास्थ्य व योग' (3rd International Day of Yoga) June 21, 2017
92. Dr. Ranjan Swarup (from The University of Nottingham, UK) Auxin regulates root hair elongation in response to low external phosphate Apr 07, 2017
91. Prof. Prabhat Ranjan, Executive Director, Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) Use of ICT to improve Quality of Life of Persons with Disability.(National Science Day) Feb 28, 2017
90. Dr. Ute Hoecker (from University of Cologne, Germany) Control of plant growth and development by light and ubiquitination. Feb 27, 2017
89. Dr. Vijay Verma from Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR),New Delhi. Indigo™ Cotton, A tale of meta-genomic symbiome engineering. Feb 09, 2017
88. Prof. James Dale from Queensland Univ., Australia Banana Cultivars for 21st Century: Completely new one or improved old one? Nov 11, 2016
87. Prof. Dr. Bruce Downie from University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA Substrates of the Arabidopsis thaliana PROTEIN ISOASPARTYL METHYLTRANSFERASE 1 using Phage display affinity selection Nov 02, 2016
86. Prof. Klaus Palme from University of Freiburg, Germany High-resolution phenotyping in 4D enables systems biology insights into signaling of single cells and organs from model plant Arabidopsis thaliana Oct 25, 2016
85. प्रो. देवेंद्र चौबे, प्रोफ़ेसर, सेंटर ऑफ़ इंडियन लैंगुएजेस, स्कूल ऑफ़ लैंगुएज, लिटरेचर एंड कल्चर स्टडीज,जवाहरलाल नेहरू यूनिवर्सिटी ‘हिंदी की दुनिया : भाषाएँ क्या कराती हैं?' हिंदी पखवाड़ा (01-14 सितम्बर, 2016) 8 सितम्बर 2016
84. Dr. Malathi Lakshmikumaran Intellectual Property in area of Biotechnology: How to protect your inventions through Patents in India and abroad Sep 02, 2016
83. Dr. Dilip Shah, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, USA Antifungal Plant Defensins: Mechanisms of Action and Engineering Aug 23, 2016
82. Prof. Kailash C. Bansal, ICAR Plastid transformation: Failures, successes and applications Aug 19, 2016
81. Prof. Howard Griffiths, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK The algal photosynthetic carbon concentrating mechanism and prospects for introduction into higher plants Feb 26, 2016
80. Prof. Eduardo Blumwald, Department of Plant Sciences, UC-Davis, California, USA Cellular pH homeostasis and control of vesicular trafficking and protein processing by NHX-type cation/proton antiporters Jan 22, 2016
79. Prof. Sanjeev Galande from IISER, Pune Evolutionary adaptation of transcription factors into Wnt signaling network: Insights into the head organizer in hydra Jan 06, 2016
78. Prof. N.R. Jagannathan, Head, NMR and MRI Facility, AIIMS, New Delhi Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Health Care Nov 20, 2015
77. Prof. Neelima Sinha, University of California - Davis, USA Understanding and visualizing stress and its impact on yield Sep 15, 2015
76. Prof. S. P. Singh, former Vice-Chancellor, HNB Garhwal University, Uttarakhand Himalaya and the Climate Change Sep 09, 2015
75. Prof. Luis Mur from IBERS, Wales, UK NO, hemoglobins and plant stress. Jul 09, 2015
74. Prof. Kadambot Siddique, Winthrop Professor and Hackett Professor of Agriculture Chair and Director at UWA Institute of Agriculture, University of Western Australia Australian Agriculture and Global Food Security Jun 04, 2015
73. Dr. Chandan Goswami, NISER (Bhubaneswar) Plant-animal interactions: Importance of thermo-sensitive ion channels Jun 02, 2015
72. Prof. Stephane Genin, LIPM, Toulouse, France Ralstonia solanacearum pathogenesis and adaptation to the plant environment Mar 05, 2015
71. Dr. Jason W. Reed, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (USA) Functions of SAUR proteins and transporters required for suberin biosynthesis Dec 16, 2014
70. Dr. Jyothilakshmi Vadassery, National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR), New Delhi Calcium signaling in plant perception of insect attack Dec 08, 2014
69. Dr. Satyajit Rath, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi Sources and Consequences of Biological Variance: The Immune System Example Sep 09, 2014
68. Dr. C. Viswanathan, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi Making Sense of Plant Stress Hormone Signalling Aug 27, 2014
67. Dr. Rattan Yadav, Crop Genetics, Genomics and Breeding Division, Institute of Biological, Enviornmental & Rural Sciences (IBERS), Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom Genomics Applied to Crop Breeding - Lessons for Current and Future Challenges May 23, 2014
66. Dr. Amit Kumar, Institute of Physics/Biophysics, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany A conformational switch upon phosphorylation trigger ubiquitin-proteasome mediated degradation of p19INK4d May 15, 2014
65. Dr. Saikat Bhattacharjee, Regional Center for Biotechnology, DBT, India Effector-triggered immunity: Disturbances in associations of negative and positive Mar 31, 2014
64. Dr. Jagadis Gupta Kapuganti, University of Oxford, UK Pathways and emerging roles of nitric oxide in plants Jan 27, 2014
63. Dr. Ranjan Swarup, University of Nottingham, UK Characterization of Auxin Influx Carrier in Arabidopsis thaliana Dec 30, 2013
62. Dr. Shyam Masakapalli, Research Officer, Department of Biology & Biochemistry, University of Bath, UK Metabolic systems biology – flux analysis of plant metabolic networks Dec 6, 2013
61. Dr. Aashish Ranjan, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Davis, USA Analyzing plant structure and function in the age of omics Nov 15, 2013
60. Dr. Senjuti Sinharoy, Postdoctoral Fellow, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, USA Reverse and forward genetic approaches to dissect symbiotic nitrogen fixation in legumes Sep 25, 2013
59. Dr. Brande Wulff, John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK Cloning disease resistance genes for crop improvement Aug 23, 2013
58. Dr. Narendra Tuteja, International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Dehli New emerging power of a DNA/RNA helicase in developing environmental stress tolerant transgenic crops without yield penalty July 29, 2013
57. Prof. Susanne Renner, University of Munich, Germany Sex Chromosome in Land Plants Feb 15, 2013
56. Dr. Suk-Ha Lee, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea Soybean and Mungbean Genome Research using NGS at SNU Feb 13, 2013
55. Dr. Antonio Costa de Oliveira, Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil Advances in Rice Genomics in Brazil Feb 13, 2013
54. Prof. Bikram Singh Gill, Kansas State University, USA Climate Change, Genomics and Crop Improvement Jan 09, 2013
53. Prof. Rishikesh P. Bhalerao, Professor of the Plant Cell and Molecular Biology at the Dept of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, SLU in Umea, Sweden Identification of the vesicle trafficking components controlling cell elongation and transport of cell wall polysaccharides in Arabidopsis thaliana Dec 13, 2012
52. Prof. Scott Jackson, Director of the Center for Applied Genetic Technologies, University of Georgia, USA Functional genomics in legumes Oct 09, 2012
51. Dr. Hari D Upadhyaya, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT, Hydrabad) Enhancing Use of Germplasm Resources in Legume Crop Improvement: Strategies and Methodologies Sept 22, 2012
50. Prof. Kauser Malik, Forman Christian College (Lahore, Pakistan) Agriculture Biotechnology in Pakistan Sept 10, 2012
49. Dr. Haward Eagles, University of Adelaide, Australia Estimating the effects of vernalization and photoperiod genes on phenological development and adaptation in wheat August 23, 2012
48. Dr. Sunil Mukherjee, International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi Engineering resistance to the geminiviruses June 08, 2012
47. Dr. Nirala Ramchiary, Chungnam National University, Republic of Korea Genetics to Genomics: Dissecting Brassica Genome for Applied Breeding April 25, 2012
46. Prof. Dr. P. K. Gupta, Meerut University, Meerut (India) An Integrated Approach to Crop Improvement April 11, 2012
45. Dr. Senthil-Kumar Muthappa, Nobel Foundation (Ardmore, OK, USA) Nonhost resistance - how do plants defend against a wide range of invading bacterial pathogens Feb 09, 2012
44. Prof. Dr. Klaus Palme, A. L. University of Freiburg (Germany) Signalling pathways regulating postembryonic de novo organ formation in plants Dec 20, 2011
43. Prof. Dierk Scheel, Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry (Germany) Calcium and MAP kinase signaling in Plant Immunity Oct 21, 2011
42. Prof. Dr. Andreas Graner, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK, Germany) Development of Strategies for a genomics informed utilization of plant genetic resources Oct 18, 2011
41. Dr. Vanitharani Ramachandran, University of California (Riverside) microRNA turnover and function in plants Oct 17, 2011
40. Dr. R. Kota -- Aug 04, 2011
39. Dr. Parul Khurana, Indiana University East, School of Natural Science and Mathematics Characterization of Several Arabidopsis Villin Isovariants July 20, 2011
38. Dr. A. K. Singh, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, (IARI) Marker Assisted Breeding in Rice May 18, 2011
37. Dr. Shashi Bhushan, RVZ/DFG Research Center for Experimental Biomedicine, Wuerzburg, Germany Structural Determination of Macromolecular Complexes by Cryo-Electron Microscopy Mar 22, 2011
36. Dr. K.V. Prabhu, Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) Molecular Marker Assisted Plant Breeding Jan 19, 2011
35. Dr. Arvind Bharti, National Center for Genome Resources, Santa Fe, U.S.A. Making Sense from vast amount of next-gen short sequence reads Dec 22, 2010
34. Dr. Nese Sreenivasulu, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics & Crop Plant Research IPK, Germany Systems Biology of Seed Metabolism for Improving Yield Stability Dec 10, 2010
33. Dr. Andrew Sharpe, NRC Plant Biotechnology Institute (NRC-PBI), Canada Sequencing and assembly of the B. oleracea genome Nov 26, 2010
32. Dr. Pankaj Jaiswal, Oregon State University, USA Crop Plant Genomics in the new age: A systems approach Aug 13, 2010
31. Dr. Malali Gowda, Michigan State University, USA Deep Sequencing of Transcriptome Improves Genome Annotation and Reveals Novel RNA Species Apr 09, 2010
30. Dr. Girish Mishra, Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA Plant lipids for better future Feb 24, 2010
29. Prof. Peter Westhoff, Heinrich-Heine-Universitaet, Germany Evolution of C4 Photosynthesis: Lessons for the Construction of C4 Rice Feb 19, 2010
28. Dr. Jitendra K. Thakur, NIPGR A Nuclear Receptor-Like Transcriptional Signaling Pathway Regulating Multidrug resistance in Fungi Feb 02, 2010
27. Dr. Ranjit P. Bahadur, IIT Kharagpur Folding and binding of the bacteriophage P22 N-peptide to the boxB RNA: A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study Jan 27, 2010
26. Dr. Vishal Thapar, CSHL, USA Ek Se Bhale Do: Two are better than one Jan 06, 2010
25. Dr. Jason Reed, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA Arabidopsis Flower Development and Auxin Response Dec 22, 2009
24. Dr. V. Kalavacharla, Delaware State University, USA Classical Genetics to Genomics: Approaches to Understanding Bean Disease Resistance and Genome Organization Dec 14, 2009
23. Dr. Ananda K. Sarkar, NIPGR Stem cell regulation and small RNA mediated organ patterning in higher plants Nov 5, 2009
22. Prof. N. K. Ganguly, ICMR B. K. Bachhawat Memorial Lecture - 2006 on "GM Crops for Health & Nutrition" Nov 29, 2007
21. Prof. Avadesha Surolia, NII B. K. Bachhawat Memorial Lecture - 2007 on "Genes, Beans and Lectins" Nov 29, 2007
20. Dr. Rajagopaka Chidambaram, BARC, Mumbai Innovation Strategies & Directed Basic Research Nov 7, 2007
19. Dr. Clarice Coyne, Dr. Dyno Keatinge and Dr. H.D. Upadhyaya Global Themes on Biotechnology and Crop Improvement May 1, 2007
18. European Union Delegation of the European Commission to India, Bhutan and Nepal (Dr. Patrick Cunningham, Dr. Victor De Lorenzo, Dr. Giuliano Grassi, Dr. Albrecht Laufer, Dr. Jurgen Logemann, Dr. Christian Patermann, Dr. Alfredo Aguilar and Dr. Indraneel Ghose) Food, Agriculture and Biotechnology programme of the European Union Apr 24, 2007
17. Dr. Jim Peacock Control of Flowering in Arabidopsis and Cereals Mar 3, 2007
16. Prof. Pratim Biswas, Prof. Himadri Pakrasi -- Dec 21, 2006
15. Dr. Roman Szumski, Dr. Kutty Kartha, Dr. Raj Selvaraj, Mr. Eric Champion -- Dec 4, 2006
14. Dr. Stephen Goff and Dr. John Windass Biotech activities of Syngenta India Ltd. Nov 16, 2006
13. Dr. George Atkinson -- Oct 9, 2006
12. Dr. Amit Ghosh, IIAR, Gandhinagar The persistant challenge of the microbial world: new and re-emerging infectious diseases Mar 29, 2006
11. Dr. Nese Sreenivasulu -- Jan 23, 2006
10. Dr. G. Kalloo, ICAR, New Delhi Prospects of Crop Improvement through Biotechnology May 12, 2005
9. Prof. Sandip K. Basu, NII Magic Bullets: The Holy Grail and The Long March May 5, 2005
8. Dr. Huanming Yang, Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI), China The Rice Genome Sequencing ans Initial Annotation Aug 9, 2004
7. Prof. Samir Bhattacharya, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan Herbal Technology to Mitigate Disease Burden May 11, 2004
6. Dr. V.S. Chauhan, ICGEB New Research Opportunities in the Old Problem of Human Malaria May 12, 2003
5. Prof. Deepak Pental, Delhi University Plant Breeding in the times of Genomics May 11, 2002
4. Dr. Bin Liu, Chinese Academy of Sciences Genome Sequencing Mar, 2002
3. Dr. J. Chatterjee, Institute of Plant Sciences, Switzerland Role of Retinoblastoma Proteins in Plant Development Dec 29, 2001
2. Dr. S. Bhattacharjee, Pardue University, USA Agrobacterium mediated T-DNA transfer: Role of Vir F July 3, 2001
1. Prof. Dr. J. H. Weil, Institute de Biologie, France Plant tRNA Editing Jan 29, 2001