Imran Siddiqi

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Birthday
7, 1957
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
7, 1957 (age 60)
Birthplace
India

About

Notable for his work with India's Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, this prominent botanist studied plant genetics with an eye to improving agricultural practices in developing nations.

Before Fame

After earning a master's degree in chemistry from the Indian Institute of Technology, he completed a PhD in botany and plant genetics at the University of Oregon.

Trivia

He was the 2011 recipient of the Infosys Science Federation's Life Sciences Prize.

Family Life

Though he also spent time in the United States, Siddiqi lived and worked primarily in Hyderabad, India.

Associated With

He and Nobel Prize winner Barbara McClintock are both known for their work in the fields of botany and genetics.