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Dr. Devindra Shakappa

National Institute of Nutrition

Brief Biography:

At present I am working as Scientist-B in Food Chemistry Division, National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). Food Chemistry Division is the only department working on the food composition data base research in India. We are working on the nutritional and antinutritional factors of the foods. Soon after my M.Sc. in Biochemistry, I did M.Phil on “Effect of Biochemical Methods on the oligosaccharides content in Red grams” followed by PhD on “Improving the Nutritive value of Legumes by Biochemical and Biotechnological Techniques” from GulBarga University Gulbarga, Karnataka State, India. I have published 14 research papers in international and National peer reviewed Journals. I am the lif time member of NSI, IDA ans SBC.  I have Received a Best Paper Award (Sirohi Award-2007) and participated in “National Seminar on Plant Physiology” organized by Indian Society for Plant Physiology, IARI, New Delhi at Dr.Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli,Maharastra, India, from 29th November to 1st December,2007. I have participated in several national and Internationa workshops, seminars and training programs. 



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Food Chemistry


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