Dr. P S Janaki Krishna

Associate Professor
Institute of Public Enterprise
O.U. Campus, Hyderabad - 500 007
Andhra Pradesh, India.

Phone: 91 - 40 - 2709 8145/ 8937 
Fax: 91 - 40 - 2709 5478
e-mail: janaki@ipeindia.org
Alternate e-mail: jankrisp@gmail.com

Qualifications:
M.Sc., Ph.D

Teaching Area(s):
Bio-technology

Research Area(s):
Biotechnology and Emerging Issues, Waste Management, Sustainable Agriculture, E-Agriculture

Past Affiliations:
  • Scientist –Biotechnology, PROGRESS, Hyderabad (1992-1996)
  • Lecturer, ISO Study Circle, Hyderabad  (1991-1992)
Papers / Publications:
  • P S Janaki Krishna, (2007), “Caffeine producing transgenic tobacco: A novel pest control strategy, Information Systems for Biotechnology (ISB) News Report, April Issue.
  • T Laxmi, P S Janaki Krishna and G Pakki Reddy (2007) “Changing paradigms of agricultural research: Significance of end-user involvement” Outlook on Agriculture: Vol. 36, No.2 2007, pp 119-125.
  • P S Janaki Krishna (2006), “Transgenic Plants for Spider Silk-like Protein Production”, Information Systems for Biotechnology (ISB) News Report, May Issue.
  • P S Janaki Krishna (2006), “Effects of transgenic cotton on biodiversity, pesticide use and yield”, Information Systems for Biotechnology (ISB) News Report, July Issue.
  • P S Janaki Krishna (2006), “Pearl millet with enhanced resistance to rust and downy mildew, Information Systems for Biotechnology (ISB) News Report, November Issue.
  • P S  Janaki Krishna (2005), “Agricultural biotechnology in developing countries: Nature and ‘code’ in meeting the needs of resource poor, , Asian Biotechnology and Development Review, Vol.7, No.3, pp 37-53.
Conferences:
  • Contributed to E-Agriculture Forum “Responding to Demand: The Focus of e-Agriculture” from July 9-21, 2007.: at http//:www:e-Agriculture.org.
  • Contributed to Electronic Conference 14 of the FAO Biotechnology (From 5th March 2007 to 1st April 2007) on “Coping with water scarcity in the developing countries: what role for agricultural biotechnologies” at http//www.fao.org.
  • Participated in a round table discussion on “Ex ante productivity assessment of future transgenic crops” organized by South Asia Biosafety Programme and International Food Policy Research Institute on 13th July 2005 at Hyderabad.
  • Participated at the invitation of organizers (Wageningen Agricultural University, the Netherlands in collaboration with Biotechnology Trust Africa) in the international workshop on “Tailor made Biotechnology” during 13th –20th March 2003 at Kisumu, Kenya.
  • Participated at the invitation of organizers in the international seminar on “Demanding innovation: Articulating policies for demand-led research capacity building” during 10th to 12th October 2001 jointly organized by the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), Maastricht and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Hague, the Netherlands.
  • Presented a paper on “Women in Biotechnology” in the International Conference on “Women: Biotechnology, Environment and Non Conventional Energy” held during 17th to 21st October 2000 by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and Third World Academy of Sciences at Hyderabad, A.P. India.
Ph.D Supervision:
Recognized Research Supervisor at Nagarjuna University, Guntur and Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad.

Memberships:
  • Member, E-Agriculture Forum of FAO
  • Modular Advisory Board Member for “Waste Management Initiative” at Byrraju Foundation, Hyderabad.
Achievements & Awards:
  • Worked as COSIP (College of Science Improvement Programme) Coordinator in B.Sc at St Joseph’s College for Women, Visakhapatnam, AP, India.
  • Awarded as College Best Outgoing Student in B.Sc by St Joseph’s College for Women, Visakhapatnam, AP, INDIA.
  • Awared Pushpa Ranga Swamy Ayyangar Memorial Prize.
  • Awarded Sri PVV Seshagiri Memorial Gold Medal.
  • Prof J Venkatewarlu Shastiabdipurthi Gold Medal for securing highest marks in M.Sc. Botany.
  • 1984-86 – Awarded Junior Research Fellowship by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India.
  • 1986 –1989 – Awarded Senior Research Fellowship by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India.
  • Awarded Fellowship under Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP) for a Course on “Plant biotechnology and biosafety” organized by International Agriculture Centre (IAC), Wageningen, the Netherlands from 9th – 20th June 2003. As part of the course on invitation presented a paper on ‘Tailor made biotechnologies for resource poor farmers’.

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