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Honours (Lectures)

 

Mycological Society of India has constituted three special lectures which are delivered during the Annual Meeting of the MSI. These are, "Dr. V. Agnihothrudu Memorial Lecture", "Dr.S.K. Shome Memorial Lecture" and "Prof. K.. Natarajan Memorial Lecture". These awards are given to eminent mycologists who have contributed immensely to the science of mycology. Dr. M. J. Thirumalachar Merit Awards Young Scientists for best oral and poster presentations. These Memorial Lectures and Awards were instituted with the contributions made by the family members of respective mycologists.

 


Dr. V. Agnihothrudu


Dr.S.K.Shome


Prof.K.Natarajan


Dr.M.J.Thirumalchar

 

Presidential Addresses and Memorial Lectures Delivered during Annual Meetings of MSI

 

 

Year

 

Presidential Address

 

Dr.V.Agnihothrudu Memorial Lecture

 

Dr.S.K. Shome Memorial Lecture

 

Prof.K.Natarajan Memorial Lecture

Venue and date of Annual Meeting

2002

Prof.K.Natarajan

CAS in Botany,

University of Madras

“My journey with mushrooms and mycorrhizae”

Prof. Indira Kalyanasundaram

CAS in Botany,

University of Madras

(First time) “Fungal disease of Coffee and Tea”

Prof.J.G.Vaidya

Department of Botany,University of Poona

“Phanasomba, the medicinal mushroom”

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29th Annual Meeting (6-7 Feb 2003), Dr.Agharkar Research Institute,Pune.6.2.2003

2003

Prof.T.N.Lakhanpal

Department of Biosciences, H.P.University, Simla

“Taxonomy of Agaricales”

Dr. M. C.Srinivasan

R.H. 17, Planet Millennium, Pimple Sudagar, Pune-411 027“Fungal diversity exploration for bioactive secondary metabolites and industrial enzymes”

Prof. K.R. Sridhar

Chairman,

Department of Biosciences,

Mangalore University, Mangalagangotri,

Mangalore 574 199

 Freshwater Hyphomycetes : Concepts and Connections 

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30th Annual Meeting (6-7 Feb 2003), CAS in Botany,

University of Madras

5.2.2004

2004

Prof.B.P.R.Vittal

CAS in Botany,

University of Madras

 

 

 

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31st Annual Meeting (3-4 Dec 2004), Department of Biosciences, University of Mangalore

2005

Prof.Dargan

Depat.of Botany

Punjabi University

Patiala

Biodiversity and Systematics of Xylariaceae

Prof. S. B. Sullia

Emeritus Professor,

Dept. of Microbiology & Biotechnology

Bangalore University, Jnanabharathi Campus

Bangalore-560 056

“Novel applications of fungi”

Dr. T.S. Suryanarayanan

Director

Vivekananda Institute of Tropical Mycology

Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith,

Chennai-600 004

“Ecology and Biology of Endophytes”

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32nd Annual Meeting (2-3 Feb 2006),Sri Bhavan Mahaveer Jain College, Bangalore

2.2.2006

2006

Dr.S. Raghu Kumar

313, Vainguinim Valley,

Dona Paula, Goa 403 004

“Evolution of fungi,especially Straminipilan fungi”

Prof.T.N.Lakhanpal

Department of Biosciences, H.P.University, Simla

 

Prof. G. Bagyanarayana

Dept. of Botany

Osmania University,

Hyderabad-500 007, Andhra Pradesh

 

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33rd Annual Meeting (28-29 Dec 2006), J.J.College of Arts & Science, Pudukottai

28.12.2006

2007

Prof. D.J. Bhat

128/1-J, Azad Housing Society, Curca,

P.O. Goa Velha, Goa -403108

“Hyphomycetous fungal diversity in Western Ghats forest”

Prof. K. K. Janardanan

Amala Cancer Research Centre

Amala Nagar,

Thrissur - 680 555, Kerala 

“Therapeutic potentials of the medicinal mushroom Ganoderma lucidum occurring in South India”

Prof. S. Shishupala

Department of Microbiology,

Davangere University

Shivagangotri Campus

Davangere -577002, Karnataka

“Identification of biochemical markers for fungal diversity assessment”

 

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34th Annual Meeting (5-6 Oct 2007),Thapar Institute of Technology, Patiala

5.10.2007

2008

Prof. K. K. Janardanan

Amala Cancer Research Centre

Amala Nagar,

Thrissur - 680 555,Kerala 

“Novel anticancer drugs from medicinal mushrooms like Ganoderma and other fungi”

Prof. C. Manoharachary Professor Emeritus (UGC)

Department of Botany, Osmania University,

Hydrabad-500 007, Andhra Pradesh

“Uses of anamorphic fungal resources for human welfare”

Dr. S. K. Deshmukh

Asstt. Director,

Piramal Life Sciences Ltd.

1, Nirlon Complex, Goregaon (East)

Mumbai - 400 063, Maharashtra.

“Taxonomy and Potentials of Keratinophilic fungi”

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35th Annual Meeting (29-30 Jan 2009), CAS in Botany,

University of Madras

29.1.2009

2009

Prof. C. Manoharachary Professor Emeritus (UGC)

Department of Botany, Osmania University,

Hydrabad-500 007, Andhra Pradesh

“My voyage with fungi”

Prof.T. Satyanarayana,

Dept. of Microbiology

University of Delhi, South Campus

Benito Juarez Road, New Delhi -110 021 “Thermophilic moulds and their importance in biotechnological

applications”

Prof. M. Sudhakar Reddy

Dept. of Biotechnology

Thapar University,

Patiala-147 004, Punjab

“Diversity of Cantharellaceae from Western Himalaya region and their associate bacteria”

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36th Annual Meeting (29-30 Oct 2009), Botany Dept,

University of Goa

29.10.2009

2010

Dr. Chandralata Raghukumar

Emeritus Scientist

National Institute of Oceanography,

DonaPaula, Goa -403 004

“Diversity of fungi occurring in deep sea”

Dr. D.J. Bagyaraj NASI Senior Scientist & Chairman

Centre for Natural Biological Resources and Community Development

41, RBI Colony, Anand Nagar

Bangalore – 560 024, Karnataka

“Status of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal fungi and their role as biocontrol of root pathogens”

Prof. B. Bhadaraiah

Dept. of Botany, Univ. College of Science

Osmania University,

Hyderabad-500 007, Andhra Pradesh

“Seed mycoflora of some millets and its relevance in seed health”

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37th Annual Meeting (8-9 Feb 2011), CAS in Botany,

University of Madras

8.2.2011

2011

Dr. D.J. Bagyaraj NASI Senior Scientist & Chairman,

Centre for Natural Biological Resources and Community Development

41, RBI Colony, Anand Nagar

Bangalore – 560 024

“Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi for SustainableAgriculture, Horticulture and Forestry”.

Prof. N. Raaman, Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, University of Madras, Guindy Campus,Chennai 600025

“Secondary metabolites from Basidiomycetes: Promising Sources for Immunostimulating, Anticancer and other activities”.

Dr. R. N. Kharwar, Department of Botany, Banaras Hindu University

“Fungal Endophytes: Structural and Functional Diversity”.

 

Prof. T. N. Lakhanpal, Department of Biosciences, H.P. University

(First time)

“The Mushrooms and Mycorrhizal Bio- diversity in NW Himalayas”

38th Annual Meeting (6th & 7th Feb 2012), Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati  6.2.2012

2012

Prof. G. Bagyanarayana

Dept. of Botany

Osmania University,

Hyderabad-500 007, Andhra Pradesh

 

Prof. N.S. Atri,

Dept. of Botany

Punjabi University,

Patiala-147 002, Punjab

“Mushroom systematics, evaluation and conservation - some cardinal principles”

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Dr.M.V.Deshpande

Scientist G,

Biochemical Sciences Division,

CSIR- National Chemical Laboratory

Dr. Homi Bhabha Road,

PUNE- 411 008,Maharastra

Metarhizium anisopliae, an entamopathogenic fungus:

Mycological aspects in plant protection”

39th Annual Meeting (12th & 13th March 2013), Dept of Microbiology, Bangalore University. 12.3.2013

2013

Prof. K.R. Aneja

Chairman, Vaidyanath Research, Training and Diagnostic Centre (VRTDC), Kurukshetra

“Exploitation of phytopathogenic fungal diversity for the

development of bioherbicides”

 

Prof.M. Sudhakara Reddy

Department of Biotechnology, Thapar University, Patiala “Metatranscriptomics: An approach for novel genes and functional eukaryotic diversity”

 

 

Dr. J. Savitha

Department of Microbiology & Biotechnology

Bangalore University

Cunninghamella blakesleeana: A potent source of

Gammalinolenic acid (GLA)”

Prof. D.J. BagyarajCenter for Natural Biological Resources and Community Development, Anand Nagar, ,Bangalore “Can agricultural practices affect arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal population and diversity?”

 

 

40th Annual Meeting 27th and 28th February, 2014)

Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology,

Annamalai

University

27.2.2014

 

2014

Prof. T. Satyanarayana Department of Microbiology, University of Delhi South Campus, Benito Juarez Road, New Delh-110021

“Reviving interest in Mycology to regain the pristine glory that once it enjoyed in India”

 

Dr. T. S. Suryanarayanan

Vivekananda Institute of Tropical Mycology (VINSTROM), Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith, Mylapore, Chennai 600 004.

“Vinstrom’s two decades of research on endophytes results in more questions than answers”

 

Prof. Sarita Nazareth

Department of Microbiology, Goa University, Taleigao Plateau, Goa-403206

“Obligate and facultative halophilic filamentous fungi”

 

Prof. B. P. R. Vittal

Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, University of Madras, Guindy Campus,Chennai 600025

“Fungal propagules in the atmosphere diversity and implications”

 

41st Annual Meeting 23rd and 25th February, 2015)

Department of Botany,

Punjabi

University, Patiala

23.2.2015

2015

Prof. B. N. Johri

NASI Senior Scientist,

Department of Biotechnology,

Barkatullah University,

BHOPAL- 462026 , Madhya Pradesh

“Relevance of thermophilic fungi in OMICS Era! ”

 

Prof. G. S. Prasad Senior Principal Scientist

Institute of Microbial Technology (CSIR)

Sector 39A, Chandigarh-160 036

“The Diversity and molecular phylogeny of yeasts in the genomics era”

 

Prof. Munruchi Kaur

Dept. of Botany

Punjabi University,

Patiala-147 002, Punjab

“Deciphering the agaric flora of North West Himalyas”

 

Prof. N. Raaman

Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, University of Madras, Guindy Campus,Chennai 600025

“Plant-Microbe symbioses for better targets”

 

42nd Annual Meeting 16th and 18th February, 2016)

C.A.S in Botany,

Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

16.2.2016 &

17.2.2016

Online Manuscript Submission Portal

 

Contact Us

Prof. N. Raaman
Secretary, MYCOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF INDIA
Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany
University of Madras, Guindy Campus,
Chennai-600 025, India
[email protected] (m) 09840588658

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