Scientific Advisory Council(SAC)

The Scientific Advisory Council shall evolve the scientific and technical programs of institute, review them periodically and shall take further course of action as would be deemed fit for furthering scientific and technological research at the institute. The recommendations of the Council would be submitted to the Director.

Professor Nirmal Kumar Ganguly

Former Director General -Indian Council of Medical Research & Distinguished Biotechnologist
National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi

Chairman

Professor K P Gopinathan

Emeritus Professor
Department of Microbiology& Cell Biology
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Member

Professor Rakesh Kumar

Chairman, Department of Biochemistry &
Molecular Biology, George Washington
University Medical Center, Washington, USA

Member

Professor Vijayalakshmi Ravindranath

Chairperson- Centre for Neuroscience
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Member

Professor Subrata Sinha

Director- National Brain Research Centre
Gurgaon

Member

Dr. Joshy Jacob

Associate Professor
Emory University, Georgia, USA

Member

Professor P N Rangarajan

Department of Biochemistry
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Member

Dr. Chandrima Shaha

Director- National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi

Member

Dr. Robin Mukhopadhyaya

Former Head, Virology Laboratory-
Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research &
Treatment of Cancer (ACTREC), Mumbai

Member

Professor Grant N. Pierce

Executive Director of Research, St. Boniface Hospital
Editor, Canadian Journal of Physiology & Pharmacology
Professor of Pharmacy, Physiology and Pathophysiology
College of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Member

Professor L. S. Shashidhara

Indian Institute of Science Education
and Research (IISER), Pune

Member

Dr. T. Rajkumar

Scientific Director
Cancer Institute
Chennai

Member

Dr. Satyajith Rath

National Institute of Immunology
New Delhi

Member

Dr. Saji George

Director, PSAI, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Limited
Hyderabad

Member

Dr. C. C. Kartha

Professor of Eminence, RGCB

Member

Dr. Bindu Dey

Nodal Officer for RGCB &
Adviser, DBT, New Delhi

Member

Professor M. Radhakrishna Pillai

Director, RGCB

Member Secretary