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Jembulingam Subramaniam Pillai

Jembulingam Subramaniam Pillai, Fijian microbiologist, entomologist, educator, researcher, consultant. Fellow Royal Society Tropical Medicine; member Institute Biology, International Organization Biological Control, Society Invertebrate Pathology, Pacific Science Association.

Background

  • Pillai, Jembulingam Subramaniam was born on August 16, 1927 in Nadi, Fiji. Son of Appau Jembulingam and Dhana Lakshmi Pillai.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Victoria University, 1954, Master of Science, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy., University Melbourne, 1962.

    Career

    • Registered medical entomologist. Entomologist, Department Agriculture, Fiji, 1956-1957, senior entomologist, 1958. Senior science research officer University Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 1963-1972, senior lecturer, since 1973, associate professor, since 1986.

      Colonial Development scholar British Government, University Wellington, 1951-1955. Henry James Williams scholar University Melbourne, 1961-1962. United States Public Health Service postdoctoral fellow University California-Riverside, 1971-1972.

    Membership

    Fellow Royal Society Tropical Medicine. Member Institute Biology, International Organization Biological Control, Society Invertebrate Pathology, Pacific Science Association.

    Connections

    • Married Deirdre Montgomery, October 9, 1959. Children– Deirdre Dhana Lakshmi, Anita-Marie, Sarita Rosheen, Krishna Charles.
    • father: Appau Jembulingam
    • mother: Dhana Lakshmi Pillai
    • spouse: Deirdre Montgomery
    • children: Deirdre Dhana Lakshmi Pillai
    • Anita-Marie Pillai
    • Sarita Rosheen Pillai
    • Krishna Charles Pillai
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    Born August 16, 1927
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