Raghavendra Gadagkar

Indian ecologist

Raghavendra Gadagkar (born 28 June 1953) is an Indian biologist, and full professor at the Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India, who studies evolution of social behaviour using eusocial insects using Ropalidia marginata, a locally common wasp as a model. He is currently the President on the Indian National Science Academy.

Raghavendra Gadagkar

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  • You see, if E. O. Wilson says that Indian scientists should do taxonomy, now of course, someone will say that you are preventing them from doing the sort of high science that is done elsewhere. So it should not come from there, it should come from us. I think that we must recognize where we have the advantages and where we have the disadvantages.

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