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Biotechnologist , educator

Butchaiah Guntur, Indian biotechnologist, educator. Achievements include contributions in antigenic analysis of FMD virus Asia-1 using monoclonal antibodies; application of modern diagnostics in viral and bacterial diseases of animals; cell culture and microcarrier cell culture; technologies for vaccine production using fermentors; application of molecular biological techniques in virus disease diagnosis.

Background

Guntur, Butchaiah was born on July 1, 1946 in Pedapulivarru, Guntur, India. Son of Subbarao and Mahalakshmi Guntur.

Education

The Bachelor of Veterinary Science, Veterinary College, Tirupathi, India, 1969. Master of Veterinary Science, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Royal Veterinary University Copenhagen, 1985.

Career

Scientist Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatn Bareilly, 1976—1986, senior scientist, 1986—1991, principal scientist, since 1991, professor, head Biotechnology Center, since 1994, professor, director Center Advanced Studies in Biotechnology, 1994—1997, course coordinator postgraduate education in biotechnology, since 1996, principal investigator Center Excellence in Veterinary Biotechnology, since 1997. Dean Rajiv Gandhi College Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pondicherry, since 1999. Assistant inspecting officer meat products Minister Agriculture, India, 1974-1976.

Local organizer Indo-United Kingdom Project, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include contributions in antigenic analysis of FMD virus Asia-1 using monoclonal antibodies. Application of modern diagnostics in viral and bacterial diseases of animals. Cell culture and microcarrier cell culture.

    Technologies for vaccine production using fermentors. Application of molecular biological techniques in virus disease diagnosis.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author laboratory manuals. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Task Force on Animal and Aquatic Biotechnology, Department Biotechnology, Government India. Board management Deemed University, 1994-1997, member board studies in biotechnology, since 1994. Fellow National Academy Veterinary Sciences.

Member Indian Association Veterinary Immunology and Biotechnology, Indian Association Virology (life).

Connections

Married Swarnalatha February 12, 1976. Children: Sai Santhi Swarup, Sai Kiran.

father:
Subbarao Guntur

mother:
Mahalakshmi Guntur

spouse:
Swarnalatha February 12

child:
Sai Santhi Swarup Guntur

child:
Sai Kiran Guntur