Friday, December 16, 2011

Dr Lalji Singh gets BioSpectrum Life Time Achievement Award 2011

BHU vice chancellor Dr Lalji Singh

Varanasi, December 14, 2011: Banaras Hindu University vice chancellor Dr. Lalji Singh, has been selected for the ‘BioSpectrum Life Time Achievement Award 2011’.

The award will be presented at a function which will be attended by creams of Indian biotechnology-science and industry on December 16 in Bangalore.

The award has been instituted by Technology Review India & BioSpectrum Cyber Media India Ltd, Bangalore. It may be mentioned here that BioSpectrum is country’s most widely read magazine started in the year March, 2003 and the same year the awards were also started.

In a letter communicated to the vice chancellor, it was mentioned that he was selected on the behalf of entire life sciences community, which wanted to show their appreciation to Dr. Lalji Singh for his tireless efforts in setting up the foundation for life science research specially in the filed of biotechnology with special reference to DNA based technology and training the future generation to take-up the challenging task of research in the field of biotechnology.

The award consists of a trophy and a citation. Earlier, winners of this award were the personalities with high scientific and social contributions like Dr. M.S. Swaminathan, Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Dr. N.C. Ganguly, Dr. M.K. Bhan, Mr. Kapil Sibal, Dr. Manju Sharma, DR. G. Padmanabhan, Dr. Samir Brahmachari, and Hari Bhartia. 


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