Hyderabad

P. Appa Rao is new UoH V-C

Appa Rao Podile has been appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hyderabad (UoH) for a period of five years. The Professor is a senior faculty member in the Department of Plant Sciences at UoH and is known for his contributions in the area of plant-microbe interactions in general and plant disease control, using modern molecular approaches in particular.

He has also been recently recognised as a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences for his research contributions in the area of plant sciences.

Prof. Appa Rao was earlier elected as fellow of other prestigious academies including the National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad and National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi, besides several other awards and honours.

He has been awarded the “Tata Innovation Fellowship” by the Department of Biotechnology and BSR One Time Grant by the University Grants Commission.

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