The Scientific Advisory Council shall evolve the scientific and technical programs of institute, review them periodically and shall take further course of action as would be deemed fit for furthering scientific and technological research at the institute. The recommendations of the Council would be submitted to the Director.

Sl.No. Designation
1 Chairman Professor P Balaram Former Director, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore Molecular Biophysics Unit, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Official Members (Ex-Officio)
2. Scientist "G"/ "H" level officer of Department of Biotechnology, Government of India working as Scientific Coordinator of RGCB
3. Director, RGCB
Nominated Members
Four Permanent Invitees from amongst the experts in the Governing Body of the respective AI nominated by Chairperson of the Governing Body
4. Dr. Balasubramanian Gopal Professor, Molecular Physics Unit, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru
5. Dr. Vinay Kumar Nandicoori Director, CSIR- Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology, Hyderabad
6. Dr. Subrata Sinha Dean (Research), AIIMS, New Delhi
7. Dr. Pulok Mukherjee Director, Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), Imphal
Five Experts (including one from overseas) nominated for a term of three years or decided by President of the Society
8. Dr. M.R. Satyanarayana Rao Honorary Professor, Chromatin Biology Laboratory, Neuroscience Unit (NSU), Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bengaluru
9. Dr. Chaitanya Joshi Director, Gujarat Biotechnology Research Centre (GBRC), Gandhinagar, Gujarat
10. Dr. Vijayalakshmi Ravindranath Professor, Centre for Neuroscience, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru
11. Dr. Raju Kucherlapati Paul C. Cabot Professor of Genetics and Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA


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