This CDROM on Marine Crabs of India under the series NIO's Database on Marine Life of India (NIODMLI) is a perfect example of dedicated, united team work. Though small in size this team of young, energetic, dynamic, hardworking scientist, technicians and assistants has worked hard for more than a year to produce this unique product. Here is a brief introduction to the creators of this CDROM.
Born on October 14, 1966, Vishwas holds M.Sc. (Environmental Sciences) degree from University of Poona, Pune, India. Currently Information Officer at the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Goa, India his specialization is Marine Bioinformatics and Information Technology. Vishwas has 7 copyrights to his credit. He has been instrumental in developing Local Area Network (NIOLAN) and is Project Leader for Indian National Oceanographic Internet Server (http://www.nio.org). He can be reached via e-mail :
Born on December
12, 1957, Baban Ingole holds Ph.D. in Applied Biology (Fishery) awarded
by University of Bombay, Mumbai, India. Dr. Ingole has more than 60 research
publications in national and international journals. He has produced more
than 30 technical reports. He has 15 years of research experience in the
field of Biological Oceanography with specialization in Environmental Impact
Assessment and aquaculture. He has participated in three Indian Antarctic
Expeditions and has visited Japan, Kenya, Seychelles and Mauritius. He
has been awarded Zahoor Quasim Gold Medal in Biosciences for the year 1994-95
for his outstanding contribution in the field of Water Management in Aquaculture
Systems and Evironmental Assessment.
Born on February 16, 1975, Raveendranath Reddy holds B.Sc. (Computers) from B.T. College, Madanpallai (S. V. University, Tirupati, India). He is currently undergoing his M.Sc. (Computer Sciences) at S. V. University, Tirupati. Shri. Reddy has participated in this CDROM development as part of industrial training/project work in partial fulfillment of his M.Sc. degree during January-May, 1998. He can be reached via mail :
N. Raveendranath Reddy
S/o - N. Chenga Reddy (Merchant)
Brahmin Street, Punganur,
Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Graduated from Dhempe College of Arts & Science, Panaji in Botany (University of Bombay, Mumbai, India), Devanand works as Jr. Technical Assistant at the Bioinformatics Center of the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Goa, India. He can be reached via e-mail :
Shri. Vishwanath Keshav Kulkarni works as Jr. Laboratory Assistant (JLA) at the Bioinformatics Center of the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Goa, India. He has been assisting in collection of information for this product. He can be reached via e-mail :
Senior Assistant Director at the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Goa, India, Dr. Chandramohan also holds additional charge of the Officer-in-Charge of the Bioinformatics Center. Microbiologists by profession, Dr. Chandramohan has been instrumental in developing Local Area Network at NIO. Apart from Marine Biotechnology, he is well recognized in the field of Bioinformatics. Under his leadership this Center has developed many user-friendly and subject dedicated online and off-line applications / products. He can be reached via e-mail :