Academic Positions

  • Ramanujan Faculty Fellow

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

  • Conjoint Lecturer

    Faculty of Medicine, St Vincent's Clinical School

  • Senior Research Officer

    Cancer Research Program, TKCC and Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia

  • Research Officer

    Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia

  • Career Development Fellow

    University of Cambridge, UK


  • Doctorate of Philosophy 2003

    National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India

  • M.Sc. Biochemistry 1998

    Institute of Science, Bombay, India

  • B.Sc. Honours 1996

    First class Honours B.Sc., Microbiology / Biochemistry, St.Xavier's College, Bombay, India


  • 2015
    Ramanujan fellowship ( awarded by Department of Science and Technology, India)
  • 2005
    Career development fellowship (awarded by the Medical Research Council) at the MRC-HutchisonCancer Cell Unit, Cambridge, UK for post-doctoral training
  • 2000
    Senior Research Fellowship in 2000 for 3 years by DBT, Government of India
  • 1998
    Junior Research Fellowship in 1998 for 2 years by DBT, Government of India
  • 1997
    VSRP programme at TIFR,Bombay (India),a research based programme involving an All India selection process and defence of my research
  • 1997
    Bombay University merit based scholarship for M.Sc
  • 1996
    Honours programme in Microbiology (B.Sc. St. Xavier's), an intensive 3 year research based programme in addition to regular academics which is only given to the top 1% of students and was awarded the highest grade.


  • Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science (nominated for participation in the AAAS/Science Program for Excellence in Science)

  • Member of Metastasis Research Society (MRS) 2013- 2015


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