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Professor LS Shashidhara, Professor of Biology is Elected President of IUBS

Professor LS Shashidhara, Professor of Biology at Ashoka, is elected President, International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS)

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3 August, 2019 | 2 min read

The year 2019 marks the centenary of International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS). IUBS has had glorious 100 years: full of landmark contributions to research in biology at large and its application of science of biology for agriculture, medicine, conservation of biodiversity and for sustainable development. 

On this special occasion, IUBS just concluded a special General Assembly with various sessions under the theme “A Century of Unifying Biology” on 30th July, followed by reflections on the history of IUBS.  
Please await for more reports on the scientific deliberations soon. 
The General Assembly ended with the election of new Executive Council, the constitution of which is as follows.

Name (Representing Country or Scientific Organization)

President: LS SHASHIDHARA (India)

Vice-President: Le KANG (China)

Secretary-General: Alexey Kotov (Russia)

Treasurer: Santiago MERINO (Spain)

Executive Member: Sarita MAREE (IFM)

Executive Member: Karl-Joseph DIETZ (Germany)

Executive Member: Moemen HANAFY (Egypt)

Executive Member: Noriaki MURAKAMI (Japan)

Executive Member: Guy SMAGGHE (IOBC)

Executive Member: Carlos VERGARA (ICPPR)

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