Academic Positions

  • Scientist & DBT-Ramalingaswami Faculty Fellow

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

  • Research Associate

    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA

  • Post-doctoral Associate

    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA

  • Research Scholar

    McGill University, Canada

  • Junior Research Fellow

    Department of Microbiology, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Gujarat


  • Ph.D Biotechnology 2003-2008

    National Centre for Cell Science, University of Pune

  • M.Sc. Microbiology 2000-2002

    Sardar Patel University, Gujarat

  • B.Sc. Microbiology 1997-2000

    Sardar Patel University, Gujarat


  • 2016
    Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship- DBT, India
  • 2013
    American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship, USA
  • 2010
    Travel Award- International Conference on Zebrafish Development and Genetics, USA
  • 2006
    Travel Award- Centre for Host-Parasite Interactions, Quebec, Canada
  • 2006
    Sabbatical Research Fellowship- Institute of Parasitology, McGill University, Canada
  • 2005
    Senior Research Fellowship, CSIR, India
  • 2003
    Junior Research Fellowship, CSIR, India


  • Member, International Zebrafish Society

  • Life Member, Indian Society of Cell Biology

  • Member, Indian Zebrafish Investigators


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