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Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Soybean Genomics and Improvement Laboratory Beltsville
Dr. Natarajan is a lead scientist at USDA-ARS, Beltsville, MD on a risk assessment program and assessing the biosafety of genetically modified soybeans by applying proteomic tools. She is also an Adjunct Associate professor at University of Maryland (College Park, MD). Dr. Natarajan’s research has been recognized by a senior specialist Fulbright grant and a Best Scientist of the year award from the Maryland Governor, Martin O’Malley, in 2008. In addition, she received USDA Administrator’s Outreach, Diversity, and Equal Opportunity (ODEO) awards in 2009 and 2010. She was invited to present her research findings all over the world including Brazil, Egypt, France, India and China. She has a Ph.D. in Botany and two Masters Degrees in Biology.