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UoH Vice Chancellor Appa Rao Podile bags J C Bose Fellowship

G Naga Sridhar Hyderabad | Updated on August 22, 2018 Published on August 22, 2018

File Photo: Appa Rao Podile, Vice Chancellor, University of Hyderabad

Appa Rao Podile, Vice Chancellor, University of Hyderabad (UoH) has been selected for the prestigious J C Bose Fellowship of Department of Science and Technology by Government of India.

The fellowship is given in recognition of professor’s performance in the area of plant-microbe interactions in general and induced resistance in plants in particular.

The J C Bose Fellow will receive a fellowship amount of Rs 25,000 pm and a research grant of Rs. 15 lakhs per annum and is provided initially for a period of 5 years.

The fellowship can be extended beyond five years based on performance during the first five year tenure.

Podile is presently guiding a group of 10 researchers, which include three post-doctoral fellows and seven Ph.D. students, working on plant-microbe interactions.

He has published more than 100 original research papers. His work was recognized by five major science academies which are- Indian National Science Academy, Indian Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences and Association of Microbiologists of India.

Published on August 22, 2018
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