Academic Positions

  • Scientist F

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

  • Scientist E-II

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

  • Senior Lecturer

    School of Life Sciences, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, India

  • Visiting Scientist

    University of Florida, Florida

  • Scientist

    School of Life Sciences, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, India

  • Visiting Scientist

    University of Virginia, Virginia

  • Fellow-in-Residence

    The Rockefeller University, New York

  • Associate

    School of Life Sciences, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, India

  • Lecturer

    School of Life Sciences, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, India

Education

  • PhD Life Sciences 1990

    Devi Ahilya University, Indore, India
    Thesis Title - Role of free-radicals in luteal steroidogenesis and implantation.

  • MSc Life Sciences 1986

    Devi Ahilya University, Indore, India

Honors and Awards

  • 2018
    Elected as Overseas Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine from May 14
  • 2014
    Labshetwar Award of Indian Society for the Study of Reproduction & Fertility
  • 2013-continuing
    Member DBT task Force Expert Group on Reproductive Health & Biology
  • 2008
    Raine Visiting Professorship by Raine Medical Research Foundation to The University of Western Australia
  • 2006
    Raine Visiting Professorship (April) by Raine Medical Research Foundation to The University of Western Australia.
  • 2000-2002
    Visiting Fellowship under Healthy Babies Program of NIH, Bethesda, MD University of Florida to work on Diabetes
  • 1994-1996
    Recipient of an International Post-Doctoral Fellowship award The Rockefeller Foundation, New York, USA
  • First prize of Bioscience in 6th M.P.Young Scientist Congress Madhya Pradesh Council of Science & Technology
  • 1986
    Qualified in Junior Research Fellowship Examination Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, New Delhi, India
  • 1986
    Qualified in National Educational Testing University Grants Commission, New Delhi, India
  • 1984-1986
    Awarded Merit Scholarship for by University of Indore, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore
  • Merit certificate from Secondary Board of Education, Madhya Pradesh, for meritorious performance in H.S.C. examination

Academic Honors

  • Nominated to Editorial Advisory board of The Open Endocrinology Journal, Open Endocrinology Reviews and Open Endocrinology Letters of Bentham Science Publishers in 2007

  • CPCSEA nominee for Madhya Pradesh Region in 2003-2004

Memberships

  • Member, The American Society for Reproductive Immunology (ASRI)

  • Member, American Association for Advancement of Science, New York

  • Member, American Society for Human Genetics

  • Life-Member, Society of Biological Chemists, India

  • Life-Member, Indian Society for the Study of Reproduction and Fertility

  • Life-Member, Society for Free Radical Research, India

  • Life-Member, Society for Biotechnologists (India)

  • Life-Member, Society for Reproductive Biology and Comparative Endocrinology

  • Member, Society of Study of Reproduction (SSR)

  • Member, European Society for Reproductive Immunology (ESRI)

Reviewerships

  • Reviewer for projects for DST, DBT, BRNS, INDO-US science & technology forum

  • Reviewer for United States-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund (BARD) proposal

  • Reviewer for several journals viz., International Journal of Pharmacognosy. Free Radical Research, Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Fertil Steril, Curr Sci, INDIAN JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY etc.

Trainings Attended

  • Safety Orientation course by Department of Laboratory Safety, Rockefeller University, NY, USA
  • LARC (Laboratory Animal Research Center) training at Rockefeller University for Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, NY, USA

Contact

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