Qualifications/honors 1966-1969: University merit scholarship holder 1973-1978: Junior and senior research fellowship, Council of Scientific Industrial Research, India July-August 1978: Fellowship, International course on "Pest and Vector Management Systems", ICIPE/UNEP, Nairobi, Kenya June 2006: Award of Nobel Peace Prize, 2005 in commemoration the awarding to the International Atomic Energy Agency of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2005
EDUCATION/RESEARCH EXPERIENCE January 1993 till Date: Docent Plant Biotechnology, University of Helsinki; Abo Academy University; and Jyvaskyla University, Finland
April-May 2006: Visiting Professor, University K. Malaysia, Bangi, Malaysia,
May, 1999-2005: Plant Breeder/Geneticist (P4 level), International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria (Nobel Peace Prize winner, 2005).
June-August, 1997: Senior STS fellow, Japan Science & Tech. Corp, Tsukuba, Japan