1. Prof. Sidney Altman, Nobel Laureate & Sterling Professor, Yale University, USA.
  2. Prof. M.S. Swaminathan, MS Swaminathan Research Foundation.
  3. Dr. R. Geeta, Associate Professor, Stae University of New York, Stony Brook, USA, visited VINSTROM for 3 months in 2007 and conducted 2 courses for our students in Phylogenetics.
  4. Dr.J.K. Sharma, Kerala Forest Research Institute, Kerala
  5. Dr. J. White, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA
  6. Prof. T.S. Sadasivan, University of Madras.
  7. Dr. L. Kannan, Director, Annamalai University.
  8. Dr. J.A. Johnson, University of New Brunswick, SJ, Canada.
  9. Dr. P.C. Silva, University of California, USA.
  10. Dr. A.E. Arnold, University of Arizona, USA.
  11. Prof. R. Balasubramanian, University of Madras.
  12. Dr. P. Balakrishnan, IUCN, Sri Lanka.
  13. Dr. C.A. Reddy, Michigan State University, USA.
  14. Dr. Sujaya Rao, Oregon State University, USA.
  15. Dr. Venkata Gopalan, The Ohio State University, USA.
  16. Dr. Baskar, Indian Institute of Technology Chennai.
  17. Prof. A. Raman, University of Sydney, Australia.
  18. Dr. M.P. Ramanujam, Centre for PG Studies, Pondicherry.
  19. Prof. N. Anand, University of Madras.
  20. Prof. B. Moeschbacher, University of Muenster, Germany.
  21. Prof. J. Muthumary, University of Madras.
  22. Prof. R. Rangaswamy, University of Madras.
  23. Dr. F. Sasse, GBF, Germany.
  24. Dr. A. Srinivasan, Harward, USA.
  25. Prof. J.L. Azevedo, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  26. Prof. P.T. Lacava, Brazil.
  27. Dr. H. de Melo, Brazil.
  28. Dr. M.A. Zaman, Dhaka University, Bangladesh.
  29. Dr.Stefen Vidal,George-August-University,Goettingen,Germany.