European Biotechnology Congress 2017 will be held under auspices of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Madam Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović.
Confirmed Speakers - Eurobiotech Congress 2017

Confirmed Speakers

MAJETI  NARASIMHA VARA PRASAD did M.Sc Botany from Andhra University, Waltair 1973-75; Ph.D  (Botany) Lucknow University, Lucknow 1975-79 (Research conducted at Birbal Sahni Institute of  Palaeosciences, An autonomous Inst. Under the Dept. of Sci & Tech, Govt. of India). Worked as Lecturer, June 1980-85, Dept. of Botany, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong. Lecturer (Senior Scale), July 1986-90 in Sch. of Life Sci., University of Hyderabad, Reader, Feb. 1990-98 and  Full Professor since Aug 1998 in the Department of Plant Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad. Made significant contributions to the field of “Plant-Metal interactions and bioremediation. Research articles in peer reviewed Journals 190, Books (edited) by International  publishers17
Google scholar citations 9994, h-index 50.

Awards and Honours:

  1. Pitamber Pant National Environment Fellow 2007 awarded by the  Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Government of India
  2. Recipient of Prof KS Bilgrami memorial award for the year 2015 by the Society for Plant Research, India
  3. Served as working group member in COST action 859 (Phytotechnologies) European Science Foundation
  4. Elected Fellow - Linnean Society of London, UK
  5. Elected Fellow - National Institute of Ecology, New Delhi
Visiting Professor in various Universities [Widely travelled in ~40 countries]
  1. Univ. Québec Canada, 1994 NSERC  foreign researcher awardee
  2. Jagiellonian Univ. Krakow, Poland 1996 Dept. Plant Physiol. & Biochem.
  3. Univ. of  Coimbra, Portugal 1999
  4. Stockholm University, Inst. of Botany, Sweden, 2000
  5. Univ. Oulu, Oulu by Finnish Academy Finland 2002
  6. Univ. of South Australia. Adelaide, Australia 2005
  7. Al-Farabi Kazakh National Univ. Botany Department Almaty, Kazakhstan 2006
  8. Ural Federal University,  Ekaterinburg,  Russia 2007-2015
  9. Ghent University Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Gent, Belgium 2011
  10. Mahasarakham University, Thailand 2013-2014
  11. Univ of Santa Cruz, Ilhéus-Bahia 2015  Brazil
  12. MHRD, Govt. of India secondment to Asian Institute of Technology for Jan-May semester 2017 as visiting Professor, Thailand 2016-Jan-Apr

Born:  February 10, 1953;  Masulipatnam,  Andhra Pradesh, India
Professor, Dept. of Plant Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Central   University  P.O.,  Hyderabad 00 046, Telangana, India
Specialization : Environmental Biotechnology, Plant Metal Interactions
Mobile Nos:   9989144651; 7899638879; Off: 040-23134509
Residence: SSS Enclave 503, Ashoknagar St 10, Hyderabad 500020 Telangana; Res Tel: 040-27641520

Current address:
Visiting Professor
School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD), Room E120
Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) 
58 Moo 9, Km. 42, Paholyothin Highway, Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120 Thailand;   Tel: +66 2-524-6133

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