New Delhi: National Centre f or Biological Sciences, Bangalore Director Prof. K.Vijayraghavanhas been appointed as Secretary, Department of Biotechnology.
Numerous awards winner Prof. K.Vijayraghavan replaces Dr Maharaj Kishan Bhan.
Professor K. Vijayraghavan has Bachelor of Technology degree in Chemical Engineering and Master of Technology degree in Bio-Medical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He holds a PhD in Molecular Biology from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
In recognition of his many contributions as a developmental geneticist and neuro-biologist Infosys awarded him with Life Sciences award in 2009.