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Prabhu Manickam

​Ph.D. Student
Research Group: Heribert Hirt

Research Interests

​My interest span a diversity of topics within plant biology. I am especially interested in plant molecular biology, epigenetics, and plant developmental biology.​

Education Profile

  • ​MSc, Molecular Biology (Biotechnology), Bangor University, United Kingdom, 2016.
  • B.Tech, Biotechnology, Government College of Technology, Anna University, Coimbatore, India, 2011.

Professional Profile

  • ​August 2017: PhD student, Centre for Desert Agriculture, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
  • March 2017: Visiting Student Research Program (VSRP), Centre for Desert Agriculture, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
  • 2013-2015: Junior Research Fellow, Department of Microbiology and Cell Biology, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • 2011-2012: Assistant,  Central  Institute  for  Cotton  Research,  Coimbatore,  Tamil  Nadu ,India

Awards

  • ​Awarded scholarship of 5000 GBP to pursue Master of molecular biology with biotechnology at Bangor University. (Sept 2015)
  • Awarded  Great  Indian  scholarship  of  3000  GBP  to  pursue  Master  of  Molecular  Biology  with biotechnology at Bangor University (Sept ​2015)
  • Summer Research Fellowship of Central Institute for Cotton Research, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, (October 2010 to April 2011)
  • Awarded merit scholarship to pursue Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology at Government of Technology Coimbatore (June 2008)
  • Junior Research Fellowship of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore ,India (January 2013 to September 2015)