02-MAR-2016: Dr. Tariq Aftab, Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, Aligarh Muslim University has been awarded the "Raman Fellowship 2015-16" by the University Grants' Commission to visit USA for conducting research in Molecular Biology in relation to Food Security at Michigan State University (MSU), USA. This programme comes under the flagship of INDO-US 21st Century Knowledge Initiative. His research will explore the ideas to develop strategies in the field of crop production and global food security. His visit will also strengthen the academic relation between AMU and MSU.
Earlier, he received prestigious Leibniz-DAAD Research Fellowship (2012-13) from Germany to carry out advanced research in the field of Plant Molecular Biology.