K.S. Jagdish Chandra
- Degree: BSc (Hons), MSc (Bot), PhD (Cytogenetics & Biotechnology)
Field of Achievement: Botanist specialisation in: Taxonomy;
Date of Birth: March 2, 1936
Place of Birth: Kunigal (Karnataka)
Name of Spouse: N Padmavathi
No. of Children: one son and three daughter
Education: Mysore Univ, The International Univ for Applied Scs (USA);
Career: Lecturer, Yuvaraja’s College 1960-64; Lecturer Botany, Mysore Univ 1964-71, Reader 1971-87, Prof 1988-96 (Retd), Chairman, Dept of Studies in Boatny and Head, Post-graduate Dept of Studies & Research in Botany 1984-87; Principal Investigator for UGC Project: Biopotency of Medicinal Plants of Karnataka and CBS Project: Mutual on Breeding of Mulberry by Invitro Technique; Fellow: Tissue Culture Asscn, Botanical Soc of India, United Writers’ Asscn, Chennai, Indian Soc of Genetics & Plant Breeding 1989, Soc of Ethnobotany 1990; Vice-President & Fellow, Ethnobotanical Soc of India, Lucknow 1996-;
Membership: Life Member, Indian Sc Cong Asscn; Member of 18 national and international Socs/Asscns including: International Cong of Genetics, International Asscn of Plant Cell/Tissue Culture, International Asscn of Biotechnology;
Other Information: guided 8 PhD research scholars;
Publication: More than 70 research papers/reviews published in national and international journals/conference proceedings;
Awards: Sergey G Navashin Medal 1990, 20th Century Achievement Award, ABI (USA) 1995-96, International Leaders in Achievement Award, IBC (UK) 1995-96, International Man of the Year Award 1996, IBC (UK), Most Admired Man of the Decade Award, ABI 1996;
Address (Residence): C/o. K.J. Keerthi Narayan, Nisarga, 12th Cross, Ist Main, Pragathi Layout, Doddanekkundi, P.O. HAL Main Road, Bengaluru 560037, India; (perm.) 263, Sreeranga, 16th Main Road, Saraswathipuram, Mysuru 570009, India.
Telephone: 9945182206, 9483734300.