Dr. A. Shahul Hameed, associate professor, Department of Zoology in the C. Abdul Hakeem College has been selected for Tata Innovation Fellowship by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India for the year 2012-13. The fellowship has been conferred in recognition of Dr. Hameed’s distinguished services in the field of Aquaculture research. Dr. Hameed’s work has led to discovery of several viruses in prawns and other seafood which has led to work on the treatment of the viral diseases and ensuring their safety for consumption. His work has also prompted France based World Organisation for Animal Health and the Indo-French Centre for Promotion of Advanced Research to set up a state-of-art reference laboratory under Dr. Hameed’s chairmanship in the C. Abdul Hakeem College at Melvisharam, a town 130 kms west of Chennai. The fellowship carries a monthly grant of Rs. 20,000 and Rs. 5 lakh towards annual contingency.
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