Scientific Advisory Committee:


Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) is headed by a scientist of international repute and not an employee of the University and oversees the activities of DBT-AAU Center and advices the Project steering committee and the PIUs in planning and execution of the mandated activities. The committee comprises of members who are eminent scientists from India and abroad having experience in areas related to the objectives of the center. The SAC meets twice a year and takes an overview of work being carried out at the center and advices the other groups on the modification in the approach etc if needed.


     Chairman:

     - Dr T J V Higgins:              CSIRO, Canberra


     Co-Chairman:

     - Dr K M Bujarbaruah:        Vice Chancellor, AAU

     - Dr P Anand Kumar:        Director, Institute of Biotechnology, ANGRAU, Hydrabad



    Members:

     - Dr. T Madhan Mohan:      member, adviser-DBT, Govt. of India

     - Dr. K Charak:                   member, adviser-DBT, Govt. of India

     - Dr. B K Sarmah:               member secretary, Director, DBT-AAU Centre

     - Dr. Arvind Kumar:            member, Scientist, IRRI, Philippine

     - Dr. M K Modi:                   member, Prof & HOD, Agri-Biotechnology, AAU

     - Dr. L C Bora:                    member, Professor, Plant Pathology, AAU

     - Dr. R Baruah:                   member, Professor, Soil Science, AAU

     - Dr. M Barooah:                member, Assoc Professor, ABT, AAU