Academic Positions

  • Scientist F

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre For Biotechnology

  • Scientist E-II

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre For Biotechnology

  • Scientist E-I

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre For Biotechnology

  • Post-doctoral Fellow

    Dept of Experimental Therapeutics, MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, Texas, USA.

  • Research Fellow

    Dept Of Surgical Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University. MA, Boston, USA

  • Young Scientist & Principal Investigator

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre For Biotechnology

  • Research Associateship / Post Doctoral Fellow

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre For Biotechnology

Education

  • PhD Tumor Biology 1998

    University of Kerala , Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram

  • P.G. Diploma in Journalism 1993

    Press Club, Thiruvananthapuram

  • MSc Zoology 1992

    University of Kerala , Thiruvananthapuram

  • BSc Zoology 1990

    Andhra University

Honors and Awards

  • 2017
    Best Poster Award International CME on Update on treatment of Colorectal cancers which was held in Trivandrum, Kerala on 7th November
  • 2011 - 2012
    ICMR INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP for young biomedical scientists
  • 2011
    Best Poster Award for MAC 2011 Conference NUS, Singapore
  • 2010
    Best Poster Award at International Symposium on "Frontiers in Carcinogenesis and Cancer Prevention: Scientific Endeavors and Public Health Initiatives" organized by Carcinogenesis Foundation USA and Reliance Life Sciences at Navi Mumbai, India
  • 2009
    Best Poster Award at National Conference on Biotechnology for Human Development organized by School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, VIT University and Society of Biotechnologists, India, Vellore
  • 2005
    Post Doctoral fellowship in the Dept of Experimental Therapeutics, MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, Texas, USA
  • 2004
    Research Fellowship in the Dept of Surgical Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, USA
  • 2002
    Awarded the SERC Fast Track Proposals for Young Scientist 2001-2002 Scheme from DST, Govt. of India as Principal Investigator of the study.
  • 1995 - 1997
    Senior Research Fellowship from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India
  • 1993 - 1995
    Junior Research Fellowship from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India
  • 1992
    Passed the National Eligibility Test (NET) of joint CSIR-UGC for JRF, New Delhi, India
  • 1991
    Third rank in MSc - University of Kerala

Patents

  • Patent titled "Novel porphyritic derivatives for photo dynamic therapy (PDT): A process for the preparation and thereof and their use as PDT agents and fluorescence probes for biological applications", D. Ramaiah, S. C. Karunakaran, V. S. Jisha, T. K. Chandrashekar, A. Sreenivasan, M. R. Pillai, S. A. Nair, S. B. P. Saras, C. M. Rao, K. S. Rao., Dated 14-Sep-2009 (Ref. No. 0147NF2009)

Memberships

  • Member, Society of Biological Chemists

  • Life member, Indian Association for Cancer Research (IACR)

  • Life member, Society for Biotechnologists-India

  • Life member, KAS

  • Member, AACR

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