Academic Positions

  • Scientist-F & Associate Dean

    Academic Affairs & PhD Programs, Stem Cell Research Affairs & Animal Research Affairs, Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology

  • Scientist-In-Charge

    Animal Research Facility, Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology

  • Scientist-F

    Neuro-Stem Cell Biology Lab, Regenerative Biology, Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology

  • Scientist E-II

    Neuro-Stem Cell Biology Lab, Neurobiology Division, Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology

  • Scientist E-I

    Neuro-Stem Cell Biology Lab, Neurobiology Division, Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology

  • Scientist C

    Neuro-Stem Cell Biology Lab, Neurobiology Division, Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology

Education

  • Post-doctoral Research Associate 2003

    Lied Transplant Centre, Dept. of Ophthalmology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA

  • Post-doctoral Research Associate 2000

    Molecular Medicine, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Kerala, India

  • Ph.D Biotechnology 1999

    (Molecular Neurobiology), Cochin University of Science & Technology, Cochin, India

  • M.Sc Biotechnology 1994

    Cochin University of Science & Technology, Cochin, India

  • B.Sc Zoology 1992

    University of Kerala

Honors and Awards

  • 2016
    National Bioscience Award for Career Development, Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India
  • 2004
    DST Young Scientist Award (Fast Track Scheme)
  • 2000
    Awarded Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Research Associateship
  • 1994
    M.Sc. Biotechnology 4th Rank, Cochin University of Science & Technology

Memberships

  • Society for Biotechnologists, India

  • Indian Academy of Neuroscience, India

  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), USA

  • Society for Neuroscience, USA

  • Society for NeuroChemistry, india

  • Member of Institutional Stem Cell Ethics Committee, SCTIMST, Trivandrum

  • Member of Institutional Stem Cell Ethics Committee, Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology, Trivandrum

  • Member of Institutional Stem Cell Ethics Committee, CUK, Kasaragod

  • Member of Neuroscience Task Force, DBT, Govt. of India

  • Member of Institutional Animal Ethics Committee, Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology, Trivandrum

Trainings Attended

  • 2015
    Received training in Transgenic animal generation at OMRF, Oklahoma and Blood Institute, Milwaukee, USA
  • 2005
    Received hands-on experience in culture and maintenance of human embryonic stem cells (hES) at Indo-UK stem cell workshop, NCBS, Bangalore
  • Received advanced training in the area of Neural Stem Cell & Transplantation Biology

Contact

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB),
Thycaud Post, Poojappura,
Thiruvananthapuram - 695 014, Kerala, India
+91-471-2529400 | 2347975 | 2348753
+91-471-2348096
webmaster@rgcb.res.in