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Sivramiah (Shanthu) Shantharam, Ph.D.

  • Adjunct Professor
    Department of Agriculture, Food and Resource Sciences
    Phone: 410-651-8352

    Brief Biography


    • Ph.D.
    • M.S.
    • B.S.


    • Biotechnology assessment
    • Policy analysis for incorporating biotechnology for diodiversity conservation and utilization
    • Changing land uses due to climate change and their mitigation

    Professional Experience:

    • Adjunct Professor, Department of Agriculture, Food and Resource Sciences, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, present
    • Teaching Graduate Faculty, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University, present
    • International Agriculture and Agricultural Biotechonology Consultant, present
    • Branch Chief, United States Department of Agriculture APHIS, Office of Biotechnology Regulatory Services
    • Visiting Research Fellow; Science, Technology, and Environment Policy (STEP) Program; Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs; Princeton University, 2008-2009
    • Visiting Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, D.C., 2000-2001
    • Lead; Technology Communications; Syngenta International; Brasel, Switzerland
    • Global Head; Regulatory Compliance Unit, Syngenta International; Brasel, Switzerland
    • Visiting Biotechnology Advisor, World Bank, mid-90s
    • Fulbright Scholar, India, 1994