Ms. Anusree Saha, PhD student in the Department of Plant Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad (UoH) has been selected for the Newton Bhabha Ph.D Placement 2016-17 which is co-ordinated and funded by British Council, UK and DBT, India. This is a Ph.D Placement program under which she can do a part of her Ph.D research project in a University in the United Kingdom for 4 months.

Ms. Anusree is pursuing her Ph.D under the guidance of Prof. P.B. Kirti in the Department of Plant science, School of Life Sciences. Presently, she pursuing the placement in University of Essex, UK under the guidance of Prof. Christine Raines. The topic of Ph.D is “Identification and functional characterization of Rice Ribosomal Protein Small Subunit genes under abiotic and biotic stresses”.