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SubbaRow Club

SubbaRow Club is a group doing the follow up of the work of The National Committee for Dr Yellapragada SubbaRow Centenary set up in 1995 which secured wide recognition in India of the contributions made by Dr SubbaRow by holding seminars, memorial meetings and photo exhibitions besides getting the government issue a centenary stamp. Its residual funds were transferred to Indian National Science Academy INSA which has instituted a triennial memorial lecture.

Subsequently, Mr S P K Gupta, Secretary, as mandated by the National Committee, is carrying on its work. He has mainly acted as catalyst to get ad hoc local committees in Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Visakhapatnam to hold memorial meetings and mount photo exhibitions with source materials left with him.

Members of the SubbaRow Club work to institutionalise the carry-on work of the National Committee.



Professor K. Kannan the patron emeritus of the Club, is a distinguished biotechnologist, former Professor and Dean at Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University and former Vice Chancellor of the Nagaland University, Kohima. He has launched an online monthly lecture series on biotechnology, starting with a lecture on Dr Yellapragada SubbaRow. details at: KK Biotech

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S. P. K. Gupta has for over five decades worked for spreading awareness of the life and the great services of Dr Yellapragada SubbaRow to humanity by collecting details of his life and work, writing and publishing his biography (In Quest of Panacea), and coordinating his Birth Centenary celebrations and their follow-up.

Contact: (+91)(11) 2656-9703





Arun Kumar , who maintains the website by taking care of payments to the server IONOS by 1&1, He is a Construction Manager in Chicago IL USA working on Building New school, renovation school and school Stadium, in the city and its neighbourhood. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Arts from the University of Delhi, a Master's Degree in Interior Designing from the Moscow Higher School of Industrial and Applied Art, USSR, a Degree to teach Russian from the Moscow State University, and a Master's in Architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, USA.

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Yogesh Sharma , who is a Technical Advisor, Book Cover Designer, Book formatting, is an IT Professional with 18+ years of experience in IT Software & Hardware, is working independently on various IT projects including Networking, Computer Hardware & Software Installation & troubleshooting, Data Entry and providing basic computer knowledge to learners in association with his multiple associates.

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Former Members

Asha Ramachandran is a senior journalist who brought out Down to Earth from July 2001 to May 2003 as the science and environment magazine's Coordinator. She is currently a special correspondent in Delhi of The Statesman. and

Dinesh C Sharma is an award-winning columnist on science, health and information technology related policy issues. He is a regular contributor to The Lancet (UK), Bangkok Post (Thailand) and Your Health (Dubai), as well as Indian publications, including the Hindustan Times. He was awarded a special prize for coverage of cancer in Indian media by the European School of Oncology, Milan, in 2003

Nitin Gupta is a web designer & developer, updated the website as of April 2, 2008

Professor P C Sharma who launched the website, is a former Dean of School of Biotechnology,GGS Indra Prastha University, Delhi. pcsharma

Pankaj Maheshwari is a freelancer working with magazines and designing houses in Delhi.He gave a bright new look to the web site

Sudhir Kapur who is an IT Consultant, and his web designer Mahboob Anwar ( uploaded a SubbaRow Memorial lecture of the IPU.

Professor Suman Kapur formerly the Honorary President of the Club. is Professor, Biological Sciences Group at Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, and is currently at its Hyderabad Campus she has specialised in research into genetic markers for vulnerability to chronic human diseases and psychiatric disorders.

Veenu Aiswarya who holds the master's degree in biotechnology of Indraprastha University, is a passionate Web designer. Veenu created the basic contours of the original web site as a labour of love.

Dr. N. Raghuram molecular biologist and a former Dean of Biotechnology at Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, was a member of the ICMR committee that developed the National Institute of Nutritions digital archive on the life and works of Dr. Yellapragada SubbaRow.
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Dr. Avani Bhatnagar Assistant Professor at VSES, made a heroic but unsuccessful attempt at creating an integrated new-look website.
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Harshita Pandey who is pursuing a Ph.D. course under the guidance of Dr. Bhatnagar, was part of Dr. Avani Bhatnagar's efforts.
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