THE INDIAN BOTANICAL SOCIETY
(A SOCIETY FOR UNITING BOTANISTS PROMOTING BOTANICAL INTERESTS)
  1. MEDALS AWARDED BY THE SOCIETY
  2. BIRBAL SAHNI MEDAL
  3. PANCHANAN MAHESHWARI MEDAL
  4. VISHWAMBHAR PURI MEDAL
  5. Y. S. MURTY MEDAL
  6. YOUNG BOTANIST AWARD
  7. K. S. BILGRAMI MEDAL (FOR BEST POSTER PRESENTATION)
  8. MEMORIAL AND COMMEMORATION LECTURES
  9. CASH PRIZES WITH THE SOCIETY FOR THE PUBLICATIONS
  10. CERTIFICATES OF MERIT AND CASH PRIZES
  11. LOCAL CHAPTERS
  12. HONORARY FELLOWS






MEDALS AWARDED BY THE SOCIETY
BIRBAL SAHNI MEDAL

The Birbal Sahni Medal was instituted in 1957 by Professor T. S. Sadasivan to commemorate the memory of Professor Birbal Sahni, his revered teacher and one of the founding members of the Indian Botanical Society. This medal is awarded every year to a distinguished Indian Botanist (A life member of IBS) for his/her contributions and devotion to the cause of Indian Botany on the recommendation of the Executive Council. A special function of the Society is held annually during the Botanical Conference in connection with the presentation of this medal and a special lecture is delivered by the recipient of the medal. The following botanists have so far been honoured by this medal :
Recipient
Year of award
Prof. M. O. P. Iyengar 1957
Prof. P. Maheshwari 1958
Prof. P. Parija 1959
Dr. E. K. Janaki Ammal 1960
Dr. B. P. Pal 1961
Prof. T. S. Sadasivan 1962
Dr. Fr. H. Santapau 1963
Prof. V. Puri 1964
Dr. M. S. Swaminathan 1965
Prof. R. Mishra 1966
Prof. R. K. Saksena 1967
Prof. P. N. Mehra 1968
Prof. S. M. Sircar 1969
Prof. B. M. Johri 1970
Prof. J. Venkateshwarlu 1971
Prof. C. V. Subramanian 1972
Prof. R. P. Roy 1973
Prof. A. K. Sharma 1974
Prof. B. G. L. Swamy 1975
Prof. D. D. Pant 1976
Prof. K. K. Nanda 1977
Prof. T. S. Mahabale 1978
Prof. K. R. Surange 1979
Prof. S. C. Agarwala 1980
Prof. S. C. Maheshwari 1981
Dr. T. N. Khoshoo 1982
Prof. B. N. Prasad 1983
Prof. (Mrs.) Archana Sharma 1984
Prof. V. S. Rama Das 1985
Prof. B. S. Mehrotra 1986
Prof. S. N. Mathur 1987
Prof. S. K. Sinha 1988
Prof. S. C. Pandeya 1989
Prof. C. P. Malik 1990
Prof. R. N. Lakhanpal 1991
Dr. B. S. Venkatachala 1992
Prof. Dalbir Singh 1993
Dr. P. V. Sane 1994
Prof. R. S. Ambashta 1995
Prof. C. P. Sharma 1996
Prof. M. S. Chennaveeraiah 1997
Prof. R. S. Mehrotra 1998
Prof. J. S. Singh 1999
Prof. C. Manoharachary 2000
Prof. S. K. Sopary 2001
Prof. M. M. Johri 2002
Prof. S. P. Singh 2003
Prof. P. K. Gupta 2004
Prof. S.V.S. Chauhan 2005
Prof. A. K. Tyagi 2006
Dr. H.C Chaturvedi 2007
Prof. Y.P Abrol 2008
PANCHANAN MAHESHWARI MEDAL

Panchanan Maheswari Medal was instituted during 1977 by Dr. K. Subramanyam, Ex. Director, Botanical Survey of India to commemorate the memory of Professor P. Maheshwari, his revered ‘Guru’, in recognition of his valuable contributions to Botanical Studies and in appreciation of his services to society. The medal is awarded each year to a distinguished Indian Botanist (A life member of IBS) for original, sustained, and significant contributions to the advancement of botanical knowledge on the recommendation of Executive Council. In alternate years the medal is to be awarded to a distinguished botanist whose area of study is Angiosperm embryology (including descriptive, phylogenetic, systematic and experimental embryology) or taxonomy and floristics. A special function during the Botanical Conference is held annually in connection with the presentation of this medal and a special lecture by the recipient of the medal.

The following botanists have so far been honoured by this medal :
Recipient
Year of award
Prof. Reayat Khan 1978
Prof. K. S. Thind 1979
Prof. H. Y. Mohan Ram 1980
Prof. K. S. Bhargava 1981
Dr. S. K. Jain 1982
Prof. K. S. Bilgrami 1983
Prof. R. S. Rao 1984
Prof. P. Kachroo 1985
Prof. H. Maheshwari Devi 1986
Dr. M. A. Rau 1987
Dr. R. P. Singh 1988
Prof. Uma Kant Sinha 1989
Prof. S. S. Bir 1990
Prof. S. S. Raghuvanshi 1991
Prof. M. M. Bhandari 1992
Prof. Anupam Varma 1993
Dr. G. Panigrahi 1994
Prof. A. K. Koul 1995
Prof. P. K. Deshpande 1996
Prof. G. S. Rawla 1997
Prof. K. R. Shivanna 1998
Prof. P. S. Bisen 1999
Prof. M. R. Vijayraghavan 2000
Prof. Uma Kant 2001
Prof. T. Pulliah 2002
Prof. P. M. Swamy 2003
Prof. P. Tondan 2004
Dr. M. Sanjappa 2005
Prof. S. K. Datta2006
Prof. O.P Saxena 2007
Dr. M.P Nayar 2008
VISHWAMBHAR PURI MEDAL

Vishwambhar Puri Medal was instituted during 1977, by Professor V. Puri Commemoration Organizing Committee in the name of Professor V. Puri, for his well known services to the society and the subject of Botany. The medal is awarded each year to a distinguished Indian Botanist (Life member of IBS) for his/her significant contributions to the advancement of Botany on the recommendation of the Executive Council. In alternate years the medal is to be awarded to a distinguished person for contributions to Morphology of Angiosperms. A special function is organised during the Botanical Conference in connection with the presentation of this medal and a special lecture by the recipient of the medal. The following botanists have so far been honoured by this medal :
Recipient
Year of award
Dr. K. Subramanyam 1978
Prof. T. V. Desikachary 1979
Prof. V. R. Dnyansagar 1980
Prof. L. P. Mall 1981
Prof. B. Tiagi 1982
Prof. Y. S. R. K. Sarma 1983
Prof. J. J. Shah 1984
Prof. Jafar Nizam 1985
Prof. Y. D. Tiagi 1986
Prof. G. P. Agarwal 1987
Prof. R. M. Pai 1988
Prof. A. B. Prasad 1989
Prof. K. S. Manilal 1990
Prof. Atul R. Mehta 1991
Prof. G. R. Rao 1992
Prof. K. K. Lakhamanan 1993
Prof. G. S. Paliwal 1994
Prof. Naresh Chandra 1995
Prof. Bir Bahadur 1996
Prof. L. Janmejay Singh 1997
Prof. J. D. Patel 1998
Prof. R. N. Trivedi 1999
Prof. C. M. Govil 2000
Prof. (Mrs.) Indira Kalyansundaram 2001
Prof. Mohd. Iqbal 2002
Prof. (Mrs.) V. Padmja 2003
Prof. N. P. Vaikos 2004
Prof. A.K. Bhatnagar 2005
Prof. K. V. Krishnamurthy 2006
Dr. J.L Karihaloo2007
Prof. Ashwani Kumar 2008
Y. S. MURTY MEDAL

Y. S. Murty Medal was instituted during 1985 by Professor Y. S. Murty Commemoration Committee. The medal is awarded each year to a distinguished young botanist (Life member/Fellow) member of the Society not more than 40 years of age for outstanding contributions in any branch of Botany. A special function is organised during the Botanical Conference in connection with the presentation of this medal and a special lecture by the recipient of the medal.
The following botanists have been honoured by this medal :
Recipient
Year of award
Dr. D. Mukherjee 1986
Dr. Sharda Khandelwal 1987
Dr. A. K. Roy1988
Dr. Tribhuwan Singh 1989
Dr. U. C. Lavania 1990
Dr. A. K. Pandey 1991
Dr. D. K. Maheshwari 1992
Dr. A. P. Garg 1993
Dr. S. K. Chaturvedi 1994
Dr. S. N. Bagchi 1995
Dr. Pushpa Koul 1996
Dr. Kailash Agrawal 1997
Dr. Vimla, Y. 1998
Dr. Sonali Chaturvedi 1999
Dr. S. S. Sandhu 2000
Dr. Vidya Patni nee Ramani 2001
Dr. Manoj Dhar 2002
Dr. (Mrs.) Sangeeta Srivastava 2003
Dr. (Miss) Sandhu Sareen 2004
Dr. B.M. Singh 2005
Dr. Tarun Kant 2006
Dr. P. Giridhar 2007
Dr. Rajesh Tandon 2008

The Secretary invites nominations for each medal from the members of the Executive Council, office bearers for the last 5 Years and medal awardees (Birbal Sahni/Panchanan Maheswari and Vishwambhar Puri Medals) for the last 5 years. The valid nominations are sent for balloting to the members of the Executive Council along with the biodata performa duly filled in. A majority shall elect but in case more than one persons secure equal votes, only such names shall be considered for second balloting. In case of a tie, decision will be taken by the draw of lots. All nomination should be made in an approved performa accompanied by a detailed biodata
YOUNG BOTANIST AWARD (DR. M. S. SWAMINATHAN MERIT CERTIFICATE & DR. BAHADUR SINGH GOLD MEDAL)

This award was started in 2001 on the advice of Professor A. K. Koul, Jammu, President of the society in 2000. The merit certificate is given in the name of country’s notable Agricultural Scientist Dr. M. S. Swaminathan, FRS and Dr. Bahadur Singh, Founder Head, Department of Botany, B. R. College, Agra (now R. B. S. College) by his students Dr. S. N. Chaturvedi, Dr. R. L. Paliwal and Prof. S. V. S. Chauhan. The medal is awarded each year to a young botanist below the age of 35 years. The rules are as follows :

Life members up to the age of 35 years can participate. They will present their research work for 18 minutes followed by 5 minutes discussion. For best presentation Young Botanist Award (Dr. M. S. Swaminathan Merit Certificate and Dr. Bahadur Singh Medal) is given every year. The selection will be based on a Committee of Judges appointed for the purpose. The minimum number of participants should be three. If more papers are received a committee will select best three for presentation at the conference.
The following young botanists have received this award :
  1. Dr. Veenu Kaul (Jammu) 2001
  2. Dr. Susheel Verma (Jammu) 2002
  3. Dr. Vandana Singh (Agra) 2003
  4. Dr. Sangeeta Srivastava (Lucknow) 2004
  5. Ms. Sampat Nehra,(Jaipur)2005
  6. Mr. Karuppusamy,(Anantpur)2006
  7. Ms. Geeta,(Jammu)2007
  8. Ms. Poonam Meena,(Jaipur)2008
K. S. BILGRAMI MEDAL (FOR BEST POSTER PRESENTATION)

Instituted in 2004 by his student Prof. S. M. Reddy, Warangal. The medal is awarded to a young life member (upto the age of 35 years) for best poster presentation (single author)

Following member has received the award :
  1. Dr. (Ms.) Vandana Singh (Agra) 2004.
  2. Ms. Meenakshi Singh,(Lucknow)2005
  3. Ms. Surochita Basu,(Lucknow)2006
  4. Ms. Chitra Wadhawani,(Jaipur)2007
  5. Ms. Parul Sharma,(Jaipur)2008
MEDAL FOR WOMEN SCIENTIST

A medal for women scientist upto the age of 50 years is instituted by the society for a distinguished lady botanist from year 2006. Nominations will be invited by the secretary from life member of the society every year . Applicant are required to submit detailed biodata, list of publications and reprints of ten best papers published for evaluation by commity constituted for the purpose. The selection will be based on a Committee of three Judges appointed for the purpose.
Following member has received the award:
  1. Ms. Namrata Sharma (Jammu) 2006
  2. Ms. Seshu Lavania (Lucknow) 2007
  3. Ms. Sindhu Sareen (Karnal) 2008
MEMORIAL AND COMMEMORATION LECTURES
1. Kajale Memorial Lecture (Alternate Years)
2. Uma Kant Sinha Memorial Lecture (Alternate Years)
Prof. H. Y. Mohan Ram 1989 Prof. A. K. Koul 1992
Dr. K. S. Bilgrami 1991 Prof. C. M. Govil 1994
Prof. S. C. Pandeya 1993 Prof. S. C. Verma 1996
Prof. H. C. Arya 1995 Prof. P. K. Gupta 1998
Prof. M. R. Vijayaraghavan 1997 Prof. H. K. Goswami 2000
Prof. Dalbir Singh 1999 Prof. Akhilesh K. Tyagi 2002
Prof. R. P. Singh 2001 Prof. K. V. B. R. Tilak 2004
Prof. K. R. Shivanna 2003 Prof. Jagadish Saran 2006
Prof. A.K. Kaul 2005 Prof S.V.S Chauhan 2007
Dr. U.C Lavania 2008
G. PANIGRAHI COMMEMORATION LECTURE

Dr. Dr. Panigrahi commemoration lectures in two fields (Taxonony, Floristic, Nomenclature & Biogeography of the Indian flora, alternately on Angiosperms & Pteridophytes), to be delivered each year has been instituted
Prof. S. S. Bir 1997 Dr. R. R. Rao 2001
Prof. S. N. Patnaik 1998 Prof. G. K. Srivastava 2002
Prof. R. M. Pai 1999 Dr. M. Sanjappa 2003
Prof S. P. Khullar 2000 Dr. Subhash Chandra 2004
Dr. N.P. Singh 2005 Dr. P. B. Khare 2006
Prof. R.D Gaur 2007 Prof. P.K Khare 2008
Y.S. Murthy Memorial Lecture

Students and well wishers of late Prof. Y.S. Murthy instituted a memorial lecture in his honour. Every year a distinguished botanist is invited by host University to deliver a lecture.

Society provide Rs. 2000/- as an honorarium to all the speakers of memorial lecture.
CASH PRIZES WITH THE SOCIETY FOR THE PUBLICATIONS

The Iyengar-Sahni Award—An Endowment of Rs. 15,000/- was made by Prof. T. S. Sadasivan to Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany (BSIP), Lucknow, for a cash award to be given out of the annual interest from Rs. 15,000/- accrued. The award is given in alternate years to the best paper which has appeared in two volumes of Palaeobotanist and the Journal of Indian Botanical Society. The upper age limit of the awardee i.e. none of the authors shall be more than 40 years on the date of publication of the paper. If there is more than one author for the paper selected the money will be equally shared. The expert committee is to be appointed by the Governing Body of BSIP. The first award in 1984 will be for the papers published in Palaeobotanist.

Professor Thomas Maxwell Harris Prize
This prize is instituted with the amount of Rs. 1,800/- donated by Prof. T. M. Harris and Rs. 3,200/- collected by Dr. M. N. Bose from friends and well wishers and given to Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany. The Governing Body of the Institute has decided that the interest from this endowment may be utilized for a prize to be given to a young scientist of age not exceeding 30 years for the best paper published in the Palaeobotanist and the Journal of the Indian Botanical Society in alternate years. This prize will be known as Professor Thomas Maxwell Harris Prize. The other rules of this prize will be similar to the Iyengar-Sahni Award. The first prize will be awarded in November, 1985 for the best paper published in the Palaeobotanist

Professor S. C. Dixit Cash Prize-This prize is instituted by Prof. S. C. Dixit to be given to women candidate up to the age of 45 years only, for the best paper published in Journal of Indian Botanical Society. The prize is of Rs. 500/- value (in 1985 only Rs. 250/-) and is given out of interest accrued on the endowment of Rs. 5,000/-. Paper should be single authourship.
CERTIFICATES OF MERIT AND CASH PRIZES
(For Presentation of best paper in Botanical Conference)

With a view to improve the standard of presentation of research papers at the Botanical Conference and to attract and encourage the young scientists below the age of 30 years for contributing their best paper, it was decided in the Annual General Meeting on Dec. 29, 1982 to award each year Certificate of Merit for the best paper presented in each section during the Botanical Conference. Further a cash prize is also to be given from the annual interest accrued if donations of Rs. 1,000/- or more are received for this purpose. The rules for the awards are :

Certificate of Merit-The authors of the papers must be members of the society, not above 30 years of age, as on 1st December of that year and the member presenting the paper adjudged as best will get the Certificate of Merit. In case no paper is found up to the mark in a particular section no certificate of merit will be awarded in that section

Cash Prize-A cash prize of Rs. 500/- Shall be allowed to the person who has earned Certificate of Merit, when atleast three paper are presented for contest in that particular section.

Medal-In the Honor of senior Botanist students and well wishers of senior botanist donated Rs 25,000 each for the medal in eight different sections these medal will be awarded only on the recommondation of the experts at least six papers should be presented for these medals in each section.

The following persons have made so for donations of Rs. 1000/- each for the section mentioned for cash prize :

I. Mycology, Microbiology
Plant Pathology including seed
Pathology
1. Prof. K. S. Bilgarmai and
Prof. G. P. Agarwal
(In the name of Prof. R. N. Tandon)
2. Prof. K. S. Bhargava
3. Prof. A Mahadevan
4. Dr. G. Thottapilly
5. Prof. Dalbir Singh
6. Prof. T. Prasad
Medal in honor of Prof. O.P Mall
II. Cryptogamic Botany (Cryptogams)
including fossils
1. Prof. Y. S. R. K. Sarma
(In the name of Prof. Y. Bharadwaja)
2. Dr. U. D. Bongale
3. Dr. S. G. Bharati (Rs. 5000/-)
4.Prof. E. R. S. Talpasayi
(In the name of Prof. T. U. Chackoo)
5. Dr. (Mrs.) Pushpa Srivastava
(In the name of Prof Jafar Nizam)
6. Dr. Jagdish Lal
7. Prof. B. S. Trivedi
Medal in honor of Prof. Jafar Nizam
III. Seed Plant including fossils
(Phenerogamous) Structure,
Anatomy Reproductive Biology
Embryology including Seed &
Fruit
1. Prof. Reayat Khan
2. Mrs. B. Venkata Ratnamma
(In the name of Late Prof. B. S. Siva Rao)
3. Mrs. B. Venkata Rathamma
(In the name of Prof. B. S. Siva Rao)
4. Dr. R. P. Singh and his Students
5.Prof. B. Tiagi
6. Prof. H. Maheswari Devi
7. Students of Prof. H. Maheswari Devi
8. Dr. R. H. Shete (Rs. 25,000)
IV.Taxonomy of Seed Plants
Floristic including Biodiversity,
Economic Botany including
Ethnobotany & Pharmacognoxy
1. Prof. K. S. Manilal
2. Prof. R. S. Rao
Medal in honor of Prof. Y.D Tiagi
V Cell (Cytology) and Molecular
Biology, Genetics and Plant
Breeding
1. Prof. K. R. S. Ayyangar
2. Prof. S. N. Chaturvedi
3. Dr. R. S. Himanshu
Medal in honor of Prof. S.N Chaturvedi
VI.
Ecology, Plant Geography & Environmental studies
1.Prof. R. Misra
Medal in honor of Prof. L.P Mall
VII. Plant Physiology, Biochemistry
& Pharmocology
1. Prof. K. K. Nanda
2. Prof. S. C. Agarwala
3. Dr. G. V. Joshi Memorial Committee
Medal in honor of Prof. C.P Malik
VIII.
Morphogenesis, Plant Tissue
Culture & Biotechnology
1. Prof. B. M. Johri (Rs. 2000/-)
IX. Poster Section

Participants should send their full papers along with the illustrations on or before the date given by the Secretary. If more than three participants are their the papers will be secreemed by a committee and only three best papers. Thus selected will be allowed for presentation during the annual conference.
LOCAL CHAPTERS


As per rule 3 of the Society, following Local Chapters with a membership of more than 20 member were approved in the annual meetings of Sociaty.
Botany Department at
  1. Banaras Hindu University Varanasi
  2. Bhagalpur University Bhagalpur
  3. Bhavnagar University Bhavnagar
  4. Gujrat University Ahmedabad
  5. Gurukul Kangri University Hardwar
  6. Jammu University Jammu
  7. Kakatiya University Warangal
  8. Nagarjuna University
  9. Osmania University Hyderabad
  10. Panjab University Chandigarh
  11. Panjabi University Patiala
  12. Rani Durgavati University Jabalpur
  13. Rajasthan University Jaipur
  14. Utkal University Bhubaneshwar
  15. Magadh University Patna Campus
  16. University of Mumbai, Mumbai
  17. Allababad University, Allahabad
  18. University of Kerala,Thiruvananthapuram

All the above 18 local chapters of IBS have been duly inaugurated and have started excellent Botanical activities.
HONORARY FELLOWS

Mathur S. B., Director, Danish Government Institute of Seed Pathology, Thorvaldsenvej 57, DK-1871, Frederiksberg C, Copenhagen, Denmark
Sharma, A. K., Professor, Dept. of Botany, Calcutta University, Kolkata-700 019
Cocking, R. C., F.R.S., F. R. S., Professor, School of Biological Science, University Park, Nottimgham, U. K
Vasil, I. K., M. Sc., Ph. D., Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville FL, U. S. A.
Desikachary, T. V., M. Sc., Ph. D., D. Sc., F. N. A., F. B. S., 121, Santome High Road, Chennai-600 028, Algology (Sept. 18, 1919)
Kinoshita, T., M. Sc., Ph. D., Professor Emeritus (Hokkaido University) Kita 6JO, Nishi chome, 1, Chuouku, Sapporo (Japan) Plant breeding & Genetics (Feb. 6, 1931)
Mohan Ram, H.Y., M. Sc., Ph. D., F. A. Sc., F. N. A., F. N. A. Sc., FNAAS, Retired Professor (Delhi University), 194 (SFS) DDA Flats, Mukerji Nagar, Delhi-110 009, Economic Botany, Morphology, Physiology of Growth & Development. (Sep. 24, 1930)
Paliwal, R. L., Ph. D., D. Sc., Retd. Director, CIMMYT, B-7/5113, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-110 0071, Cytogenetics, Pl. Breeding, Embryology (Jan. 25, 1928)
Sharma, (Mrs.) Manju, Ph. D., Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110 003
Bhargava, K. S. ,M. Sc., D. Phil., Ph. D., F. B. S., Retd. Prof., C-16, Nirala Nagar, Lucknow-226 020
Chaturvedi, S. N., M. Sc. Ph. D., 4 Lajpat Kunj, Civil Lines, Agra-282 002.(April 22, 1926)
Agarwal, G. P., Ph. D., F. N. A. Sc., 450, Pachpedi, Jabalpur-482 001, (July 10, 1926)
Singh, Dalbir, Ph. D., F. N. A. Sc., 2 Kha 4, Jawahar Nagar, Jaipur-320 004, (April 5, 1932)
Nyeki, Jozsef, M. Sc., Ph. D., University of Debrecen, Centre of Agricultural Science 4032, Debrecen, Boszormeny at 138, Hungary
Rao, A. N., M. Sc., Ph. D., F. B. S., Retd. Prof. Botany, National University of Singapore, 139, Cavenag Road, 12-01, Singapore-229 (Nov. 12, 1925)
Subramanian, C. V.,Prof. Emeritus, University of Madras, A-8, Damayanthi Apts., 17 South Mada Street, Nungambakkam, Chennai-34
Ramdas Vallabhaneni Sita, , V. S.,M. Sc., D. Phil., F. A. Sc., F. N. A., Professor Emeritus, No. 9, Vijetha Apartment, Gayatri Nagar, Vijayawada-520 008 (A.P.), Plant Physiology, Photosynthesis, (Feb. 5, 1933)
Manilal, K. S.,M. Sc., Ph. D., F. B. S., Retd. Professor of Botany, D-37, Jawahar Nagar, Calicut-673 006, Morphology, Floristics, Taxonomy, Ecology, Ethnobotany, (Sep. 17, 1938); Ph. : 0495-2770485; E-mail : manilalks@yahoo.co.uk
Tiagi, Yagya Datta,M. Sc., Ph. D., Emeritus Fellow Formerly Professor & Head, Botany Deptt., Udaipur University, Resi : 1-Ka-11, Hiran Magri, Sector-5, Udaipur-313 001, Geobotany & Biochemistry (Sept. 20, 1930)
Neumann, Karl-Hermann,M.Sc.,Ph.D.,Munzenberger strasse 55,35410, Hungen-Bellersheim, Germany