Professor B Senthilkumaran of the Department of Animal Sciences, in the School of Life Sciences at the University of Hyderabad (UoH) has been elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI) for the year 2013. Only 50 fellows have been elected for the year 2013 from India.


Prof. Senthilkumaran has done his Ph D from Banaras Hindu University, Varansi. His areas of research include Fish Molecular Endocrinology, Molecular Reproductive Biology, Neuroendocrinology etc.

Prof. Senthilkumaran has received awards like Young Scientist Award, ESCE, the Netherlands (1994), STA fellow, NRIA, Mie, Japan (1996-1998), JSPS & JST fellow, NIBB, Okazaki, Japan, (1998-2003), Visiting Scientist, CUHK, Hong Kong (December, 2006-January, 2007), Visiting Professor, NIPS, Okazaki, Japan (2008, 2011), JSPS Invitation Fellow, 2011-12, University of Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Japan, Guest Editor-2005, Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, Springer (Journals), the Netherlands, Academic Editor, PLoS One, from 2011 onwards to name a few.

Founded in the year 1930, the National Academy of Sciences, India is the oldest Science Academy of the country. The main objective of the Academy is to provide a national forum for the publication of research work carried out by Indian scientists and to provide opportunities for exchange of views among them.

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