Gokare Aswathanarayana Ravishankar
National Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Dr. Gokare Aswathanarayana Ravishankar Fellow, Elected 2003 Born in Bangalore, India on 12 February 1954. Educated at Vijaya High School, Bangalore, 1964-68; Vijaya College, Bangalore, 1968-72; Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, 1973-80; B.Sc. 1972; M.Sc. 1975; Ph.D. 1981. Vice-President, R&D (Life Sciences), Dayananda Sagar Institutions, Dr. C.D. Sagar Centre for Life Sciences, Bangalore, 2012 to date. Teaching Assistant, Department of Botany, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Baroda, 1979-80; Crop Plant Physiologist & Head, Agricultural Research Division, M/s Alembic Chemical Company, Baroda, 1980-81; INSA Research Associate, Regional Research Laboratory, Jammu - Tawi, 1981-84; Scientist & Head, Plant Cell Biotechnology Department, CFTRI, Mysore, 1984-2012; Visiting Scientist to Korea Ginseng and Tobacco Research Institute, South Korea, 1984; Visiting Scientist, University of Alabama, Tuskegee, USA, 2000; Visiting Professor: Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Ishikawa, 2004; Kaosiung Medical University, Taiwan, 2012; Ural Federal University, Russia, 2013..
Plant biotechnology, algal biotechnology, food biotechnology, plant tissue and cell culture, secondary metabolites, metabolic engineering, biodiversity utilization, biofuels