ICRISAT scientist bags BIRD Award 

ICRISAT Visiting Scientist (Bioinformatics) Sarwar Azam from the Applied Genomics Laboratory (AGL) received the Bioclues Innovation Research Development (BIRD) Award 2011 at the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Hyderabad on 23 December. The award was in recognition of his contribution to research during the year, especially for the breakthrough in pigeonpea genome sequencing.

The award includes an honorarium, a plaque and a certificate of appreciation given by Bhanuprakash Reddy of NIN, Durga Prasad of the National Innovation Foundation (NIF), and Jayaraman Valadi, President of Bioclues.org.

Source: ICRISAT Happenings