Academic Positions

  • DST-INSPIRE Faculty

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

  • Post-doctoral Fellow

    Laboratory of Prof. Albert Jeltsch, Stuttgart University, Stuttgart, Germany

  • Junior Research Fellow

    Department of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India.

  • Trainee Scientist

    Jubilant Biosys, Bangalore, India

Education

  • PhD Biochemistry 2011

    Jacobs University Bremen, Germany

  • M.Sc. Microbiology 2005

    Dr. ALM PGIBMS Taramani campus, University of Madras, Chennai, India

  • B.Sc. Microbiology 2002

    Periyar University, Salem, India

Honors and Awards

  • 2016
    Early Career Award from Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India.
  • 2015
    DBT IYBA Award with Research grant from Department of Biotechnology, Govt of India.
  • 2013
    DST-INSPIRE faculty award from Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship from Stuttgart University, funded by German Research Foundation (DFG), Stuttgart, Germany.
  • 2008-2011
    PhD Fellowship funded by German Research Foundation (DFG), Germany. PhD awarded with Special Distinction.
  • DBT JRF fellowship from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), funded by Dept of Biotechnology, Govt of India.

Patents

  • Use of DNA methyltransferase inhibitors for the treatment of Rett syndrome (Rett DNMTi) (EP 3207932 A1)

Memberships

  • Member, RNA group, India

  • Member, IndiaBioscience

Contact

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