Dr. Prem S. Kahlon

Professor and MARC Program Director

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Department of Biological Sciences
College of Life & Physical Sciences


Contact Information:


Office Location: 314 Harned Hall

Telephone: 615-963-5784

FAX: 615-963-5785

Email: pkahlon@tnstate.edu


Research Areas:

Plant Tissue culture with Soybean; Drought, salt, disease and heavy metals among various cultivars of Soybean



BIOL 5300               Graduate Plant Physiology

BIOL 5170               Graduate Genetics

BIOL 4940/4950       MARC Seminar Series

BIOL 4170/4180       Senior Seminar Series

BIOL 4300/4301      Plant Physiology

BIOL 3300/3301       Plant Morphology

BIOL 4320/4321       Field Botany

BIOL 3520/3521       General Botany

BIOL 1110               Honors General Biology I

BIOL 1120               Honors General Biology II


Honors and Awards:

Researcher of the Year Award, 1987, Tennessee State University

Honors Faculty Award, 1976, Tennessee State University

Fellow, Tennessee Academy of Science

President, Tennessee Academy of Science, 1989

Chair, Research Committee, Tennessee Academy of Science, 1980-1988

Chair, Futures Fairs Committee of International Science Fair Committee, 1990

Academic Scholarship during 4 years of undergraduate studies, 1952-1956

Rockefeller Foundation Research Fellowship, Louisiana State University, 1962-1964

Member, Gamma Sigma Delta Honors Society

Member, Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society (Chair, Nomination Committee)

Member, Beta Kappa Chi Honors Society (TSU Chapter Advisor since 1990)



B.S. (Botany) – Punjab University, India

M.S. (Plant Genetics) – Louisiana State University

Ph.D. (Plant Genetics) – Louisiana State University


Date joined staff:  1966


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