Photosynthesis Research

, Volume 85, Issue 2, pp 145–148 | Cite as

Gauri Shankar Singhal (1933–2004): A Photochemist, a Photobiologist, a Great Mentor and a Generous Friend

  • Usha P. AndleyEmail author
  • Poonam Nanda R. Velagaleti
  • Arindam Sen
  • Baishnab C.  Tripathy


Plant Physiology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Usha P. Andley
    • 1
    Email author
  • Poonam Nanda R. Velagaleti
    • 2
  • Arindam Sen
    • 3
  • Baishnab C.  Tripathy
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyWashington University School of MedicineSt. LouisUSA
  2. 2.ADMEExpertsUSA
  3. 3.Roswell Park Cancer InstituteBuffaloUSA
  4. 4.School of Life SciencesJawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DelhiIndia

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