Senior Professor, Vellore Institute of Technology, India
Anilkumar Gopinathan, Senior Professor at the Vellore Institute of Technology, India, had his postdoctoral training (hormone receptor genes) from the University of Oklahoma, USA. Two-time Grantee of the International Foundation for Science (IFS, Sweden), Anilkumar is also the Scientific Advisor to IFS, and contributed significantly to the field of crustacean molecular endocrinology. He had been Visiting Scientist to University of Gdansk (Poland), Belarus State University and University of Oklahoma (DST-NSF). Recipient of St. Berchman’s Best Teacher award, Anilkumar has also chaired scientific sessions in several international conferences and delivered plenary lectures on topics with a bias to aquaculture.