Mr. Mahender Aileni
CAS-TWAS Postgraduate Awardee
c/o Prof. A. Sadanandam, Plant Biotechnology Research Unit, Deptment of Botany/Biotechnology,Kakatiya University ,Warangal 506009, India.
Postgraduate study at the Institute of Plant Physiology & Ecology (SIPPE) under the supervision of Prof. Zhang Peng (March 2009 to February 2010) supported by TWAS, The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World.Research topics:
(1) Virus-induced gene silencing (VIGS) in Euphorbiaceae (Jatropha, rubber tree etc);
(2) Genetic transformation in some medicinally important plants to enhance their secondary metabolite production.