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

Awards

  • 2019
    Young Scientist Award, from Indian Society for Parasitology, for the work presented on "Unique Epigenetic players in P. falciparum" in Annual conference on Global Elimination Malaria (Sep 28, 2019), organized by Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • 2018
    Kerala State Young Scientist Award
  • 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,
Thiruvananthapuram - 695 014, Kerala, India
+91-471-2529400 | 2347975 | 2348753
+91-471-2348096
webmaster@rgcb.res.in