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Dr. P. Gunasekaran

 

2 July 1954
Senior Professor & Head, Department of Genetics
Coordinator
Center for Excellence in Genomic Sciences
School of Biological Sciences
Madurai Kamaraj University
Madurai 625 021 Tamil Nadu, INDIA

Tel: 91-452-2458478; 2459873; 2458209
Fax: 91-452-2459139; 2458478
E-mail: pguna@eth.net; gunagenomics@gmail.com  
Web: www.genomicsmku.org

ACADEMIC

INTERNATIONAL VISITS

HONORS AND AWARDS

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

RESEARCH PROJECTS ON GOING / COMPLETED

SEMINAR/SYMPOSIA/WORKSHOP/CONFERENCES ORGANIZED

  1. UGC-NRCBS Winter School on Metagenomics, 2 to 16th March 2009 School of Biological Sciences, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai.
  2. UGC-NRCBS Winter School on Microbial Genome Typing 10-24th December 2008 School of Biological Sciences, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai.
  3. Organizing Secretary, National Symposium on Functional Genomics, 15th-17th February 2002 at School of Biological Sciences, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai.
  4. Organizing Secretary, 32nd Annual conference of Association of Microbiologists of India at Madurai, 9-11 January 1992.
  5. Short-term training course on “Modern approaches in Bioprocess Technology of enzymes and fuels” (December 1990 - January 1991), Funded by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.
  6. Academy staff college training course on “Molecular Microbiology” (April-May, 1991), University Grants Commission, Government of India.
  7. Academy staff college training course on “Molecular Microbiology” (February-March, 1993), University Grants Commission, Government of India.
  8. Short-term training course on “Approaches for improvement of Microbial strains for Industrial enzyme production” (February 1998 - March 1998), Funded by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.
  9. Department of Biotechnology workshop on “Process Technology in Biotechnology Industries” Anna University Madras, 12-25 April 1989.
  10. Department of Biotechnology workshop on “Biotechnology of Methanogenic anaerobes “Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 22, October-9, November, 1990.
  11. Department of Biotechnology workshop on “Immobilization of cells and enzymes” Regional Research Laboratories, Trivandrum, April 1993.
  12. Biotechnology Research Centre Short -term school on “Process design and scale up of innovative biopolymer fermentation” Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, May 18 - 23, 1998.
  13. Department of Biotechnology Short Term Training course on “Fermentation Strategies and Bioreactor Selection” Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, April 15 to May 1 1999.

CHAIRMAN OF SESSIONS OF IMPORTANT SYMPOSIA/SCIENTIFIC MEETING

  1. 49th Annual Conference of AMI, International Symposium on Microbial Biotechnology: Diversity, Genomics and Metagenomics, New Delhi, India. 18th – 20th December 2008.
  2. 5th convention of BRSI, International Conference on Bioprocesses in Food Industries, Hyderabad, India.  6th – 8th November 2008.
  3. 48th Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India, Indian Institute of Technology, Bhopal, India. 18-21, December 2007
  4. International Conference on New Horizons in Biotechnology & 4th convention of BRSI, Trivandrum, India. 26-29th November 2007.
  5. International conference on recent trends in biotechnology, Kalasalingam University, Krishnankovil, India 5th & 6th January 2007.
  6. 47th Annual conference of AMI held at Barkatullah University, Bhopal. Dec 4-6, 2006.
  7. International symposium on biocontrol and biotechnology. Lady Doak College, Madurai, India 27-29th November 2006.
  8. 3rd convention of BRSI & International Conference on exploring horizons in Biotechnology - A Global venture, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, India. 2-4th November 2006.
  9. International conference on Bioprocesses in Food Industries (ICBF-2006) held at UP (University of Patras) Greece, Jun 18-21, 2006
  10. 46th Annual conference of AMI held at Osmania University, Hyderabad. Dec 8-10, 2005.
  11. Fifth International Fructan Symposium (5th IFS) - Fructan 2004 to be held at Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, CIGB, AP 6162, La Habana 10600, Cuba, Dec 5-9, 2004
  12. International conference on Bioprocesses in Food Industries (ICBF-2004) held at UBP (University Blaise Pascal), Clermont-Ferrand, Jul 11-13, 2004
  13. International conference on Interface of chemistry and biology, Regional Research Laboratory, Trivandrum Apr 28-30, 2003
  14. 43rd Annual conference of Association of Microbiologists of India, Hisar, 11-13, Dec 2002.
  15. National Symposium on Functional Genomics, Madurai. Feb 15-17th 2002.
  16. 42nd Annual conference of Association of Microbiologists of India, Gulbarga Nov 9-11th, 2001.
  17. 41st Annual conference of Association of Microbiologists of India, Jaipur, 25-27, Nov 2000.
  18. 4th International Symposium on Fructan.  Arolla, Switzerland. 16-19 Aug 2000.
  19. Annual Biotechnologists Association Conference, Hyderabad. 26-27 Feb 2000.
  20. 40th Annual conference of Association of Microbiologists of India, Bhubaneshwar, 29 Nov-1 Dec 1999. 
  21. 39th Annual conference of Association of Microbiologists of India, Mangalore, 29 Nov-1 Dec, 1998.
  22. 2nd international conference on contaminants in soil environment in Australasia-Pacific region. Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. 12-17 Dec 1998.
  23. National conference on Biotechnology: Hitherto and Henceforth, The American college, Madurai. 28-30. Dec 1998.
  24. 38th Annual Conference of the Association of Microbiologists of India, New Delhi, India, Dec 1997.
  25. 2nd International mini symposium on removal of contaminants from water and soil, Mexico, D.F. 1995.
  26. 6th National conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering. Ixtapa, Mexico 1995.
  27. 34th Annual conference of Microbiologists of India, Panjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India, Dec. 1994.
  28. National seminar on application of Biotechnology in molasses based and allied industries. Trends and prospects. Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur, 1994.
  29. 62nd Annual conference of Societies of Biological Chemists, India, Madurai Kamaraj University Madurai, 1993.
  30. 32nd Annual conference of Association of Microbiologists of India, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai. India, 1992.
  31. 31st Annual conference of Association of Microbiologists of India, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, India, 1991.
  32. 30th Annual conference of Association of Microbiologists of India, Annamalai University, Annamalai nagar, India, 1990.

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