University of Melbourne Professor Prem Bhalla has been recognised as an International Fellow by the Indian Society for Plant Physiology (ISPP).
Professor Bhalla is a plant biotechnologist with an international reputation in plant reproduction, plant development biology, genetic engineering and tissue culture of crop plants.
She leads Australian and international research projects, with her current research focused on developing climate-resilient crop plants.
“I am honoured by this award, which recognises the critical value of international collaboration in plant research to increase the security of global food supplies under the threat of climate change,” Professor Bhalla said.
Image: Indian Federal Minister of Science and Technology Dr Jitender Singh presented the Fellowship award to Professor Bhalla at the International Conference on Food and Nutritional Security.