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educator , microbiologist

Purushothaman Venkatratnam, Indian microbiologist, educator. Certified in veterinary medicine. Recipient Tansa award Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology, 1997; grantee Department Biotechnology Government of India, 1994-1997. Member Indian Virology Society (life), Tamil Nadu Veterinary Council (life).

Background

Venkatratnam, Purushothaman was born on August 4, 1953 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Education

Bachelor of Veterinary Science, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, 1975. Master of Veterinary Science, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, 1990.

Career

Assistant professor Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, 1977-1987. Associate professor Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, 1987-1993. Professor Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, since 1993.

Postdoctoral researcher Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1991, Nippon Institute for Biological Sciences, Tokyo, 1994.

Achievements

  • Certified in veterinary medicine.

Membership

Member Indian Virology Society (life), Tamil Nadu Veterinary Council (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, writing.

Connections

Married Devika Venkatratnam, July 7, 1982. Children: P. Manoj Kumar, P. Jai Kumar.

spouse:
Devika Venkatratnam

child:
P. Manoj Kumar Venkatratnam

child:
P. Jai Kumar Venkatratnam