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Dr. P Venkatramana

Assistant Professor

Dr. P. Venkatramana is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Anthropology.   He is the Course Coordinator for two courses, Archaeological Anthropology and Human Genetics in the Masters Programme in Anthropology.  He is the course coordinator for four courses Archaeological Anthropology, Biological Diversity in Human Populations, Human Population Genetics and Public Health and Epidemiology for the soon to be launched B.Sc. (Hons) Anthropology under UGC’s Choice Based Credit System and also the course coordinator for two courses Fundamentals of Archaeological Anthropology and Anthropology of Indigenous people for B.A. (General).
Dr. Venkatramana is Coordinator for the course Research Methods and Fieldwork for UGC’s e-PG pathshala and contributed three modules for the course. 
His area of specialization is Physical Anthropology and Epidemiology.   He has been awarded a UGC Major Research Project titled “Prevalence of Obesity and its Association with Blood Pressure and Blood Glucose Levels”.  He has published a book “Apolipoprotein E polymorphism in Indian Populations: Comparison with other World Populations”.  To his credit he has published several research papers in National and International reputed journals and presented his research findings in National/International conferences/seminars. 
 

EDUCATION:

 

Doctor of Philosophy (Anthropology) 1997

Name of the University: Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

Discipline: Anthropology

Doctoral Research Topic: Apolipoprotein E polymorphism in two Andhra populations

Academic Achievement: if any

Master of Philosophy (Anthropology) 1991

Name of the university: Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

Discipline: Anthropology

Dissertation Topic: Health status of the Nadal Reddis of Chittoor District

Academic Achievement: if any

Master of Science (Physical Anthropology and Pre-historic Archaeology) 1987

Name of the University: Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

Discipline: Physical Anthropology & Pre-historic Archaeology

Academic Achievement:

Bachelor of  Science (Botany, Zoology and Chemistry) 1984

Name of the University: Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

 

Academic Achievement:

 Work Experience:  

Assistant Professor, School of Social Sciences, IGNOU, New Delhi from 16.8.2010 to till date

 FELLOWSHIP/ AWARDS:  

Sl.No.

Name of the Fellowship/Awards

Granting/ Awarding Institution

Year

1

Junior Research Fellow

Anthropological Survey of India, Kolkata

1991-94

2

Senior Research Fellow

Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi

1994-96

3

Research Associate

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi

1997-2002

4

Senior Research Associate

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New  Delhi

2002-2005

PUBLICATIONS: 

BOOKS: 1

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS: 8

RESEARCH PAPERS: 32

POLICY DOCUMENTS:

 MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODY/ STATUTORY BODY (INTERNAL/ EXTERNAL): 

 

Membership of Professional body/ Statutory body

Name of statutory body/ institution/

Period

Member, School Board

School of Social Sciences, IGNOU

2014-16

Membership of Professional Body

Indian Science Congress Association

Life Member

Membership of Professional Body

Indian Society of Human Genetics

Life Member

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Official Address:
School of Social Sciences ,
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
  pallaramana@gmail.com
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