GU teacher elected Fellow of Linnean Society|
JALUKBARI, July 10 - Professor Mohan Chandra Kalita, a senior teacher in the Department of Biotechnology, Gauhati University, has been elected as Fellow of the Linnean Society (FLS) by the Linnean Society of London, United Kingdom.
The Linnean Society of London which was founded in 1788, is dedicated to the study of dissemination of information concerning natural history, evolution and taxonomy.
Professor Kalita is a distinguished figure in the research area of plant biochemistry and biotechnology, ethno pharmacology and human diseases like diabetes and cancer, biofertilisers, biopesticides and microalgae bioenergy.
Prof Kalita is also a distinguished fellow of international bodies like International Congress of Chemistry and Environment and International Society for Conservation of Natural Resources.