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Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Fellowship for 2011-12

Our Bureau Coimbatore | Updated on January 10, 2012 Published on January 10, 2012

The US – India Educational Foundation has conferred the Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Fellowship for 2011-12 on Dr R Chandra Babu, Professor (Biotechnology), Department of Plant Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics, TNAU.

Under this programme, Dr Chandra Babu will work on ‘Translational genomics for drought resistance improvement in crop plants’ in Cornell University for a period of eight months.

The cross country collaboration would help identify breeding targets for drought adaptation in rice and wheat, two major food crops of global importance, a TNAU release said.

Published on January 10, 2012
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