Academic Positions

  • Scientist E-I

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

  • DBT-Ramalingaswami Fellow & Scientist C

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

  • Post-doctoral Fellow

    Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany and Curie Institut, Paris, France

  • Visiting Fellow

    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, USA

Education

  • PhD Neuroscience

    National Brain Research Centre, Manesar, India

  • Masters' in Medical Biotechnology

    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Honors and Awards

  • 2012-2017
    Department of Biotechnology, Ramalingaswami Fellowship award
  • 2012
    Selected for DBT-Rapid Grant for Young Investigator Award (RGYI)
  • 2008-2010
    Max Planck Institute Post-doctoral Fellowship
  • 2008
    Center for Developmental Biology, RIKEN, Japan, travel fellowship for 'Turning Neurons to Brain' conference
  • 2001
    Council for Scientific Research, Govt. of India, Junior and Senior Research Fellowship (CSIR-NET) for pursuing PhD degree
  • 2003-2004
    Visiting Fellow (funded by FIRCA-NIH, USA), Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, USA
  • 2003
    First Rank in Pre-PhD Neuroscience Course work
  • 2001
    Indian Institute of Technology, India (IIT, Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) 82 percentile
  • 1998-2000
    Dept of Biotechnology, Govt. of India fellowship for pursuing Master's in Medical Biotechnology
  • 1997
    Delhi University Merit Medal for first position in Bachelors degree with Honors

Contact

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB),
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Thiruvananthapuram - 695 014, Kerala, India
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