Principal Investigator

Prof. Nitish R. Mahapatra

Ph.D.: Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata, India

Email ID: nmahapatra [at] iitm [dot] ac [dot] in

Career Profile:

 

  • Professor: Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai (July 2015 onwards)

  • Visiting Professor: Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, New York Medical College, USA (September 2016 - June 2017)

  • Associate Professor: Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai (June 2010 - July 2015)

  • Assistant Professor: Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai (February 2007- May 2010)

  • Faculty Scientist (Assistant Professor Rank): Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, USA (November 2004 - January 2007)

  • Post-doctoral Fellow: Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, USA (January 1999 - October 2004)

 

Fellowships & Awards:

  • Elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India (2019)

  • JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Invitational Fellowship (2019)

  • C. R. Krishna Murti Award from the Society of Biological Chemists (India) (2018)

  • Torrent Research Award from the International Society for Heart Research-Indian Section (2018)

  • Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship (2016)

Post-doctoral Fellows

Dr. Silpa Arkat

Postdoctoral Fellow: June 2017 onwards

Ph.D.: National Center for Cell Science, Pune (2016)

M.Sc. (Animal Biotechnology): University of Hyderabad (2008-2010)

B.Sc. (Biochemistry, Zoology, Chemistry): Sri Krishnadevaraya University (2005-2008)

 

Email ID: silpa.knlarkat@gmail.com

Education:-

Postdoctoral Fellow: February 2018 onwards

Ph.D.: SRM University, Chennai (2016)

M.Tech. (Genetic Engineering): SRM University, Chennai (2009-2011)

B.Tech. (Genetic Engineering): SRM University, Chennai (2004-2008)

 

Email ID: spoovitha4@gmail.com

Dr. S. Poovitha
Dr. Joyita Hazra

Postdoctoral Fellow: July 2018 onwards

Ph.D.: Bose Institute, Kolkata (2018)

M.Sc. (Molecular Biology): West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata (known as MAKAU) (2008-2010)

B.Sc. (Microbiology Hons.): Institute of Genetic Engineering, West Bengal (2005-2008)

 

Email ID: joyitahazra@gmail.com

Dr. Anupama V.

Postdoctoral Fellow: January 2020 onwards

Ph.D.: Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram (2016)

M.Phil.(Biochemistry): Karpagam University, Coimbatore (2009-2011)

M.Sc.(Biochemistry): Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam (2006-2008)

B.Sc.(Biochemistry): Bharathiar University, Coimbatore (2003-2006)

Email ID: anupamavijaykumar@gmail.com

Ph.D. Scholars

Sakthi Sree M.

S.R.F.: Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

Worked as Assistant Professor at Mepco Schlenk Engineering College (2012-2015)

M.Tech. (Biotechnology): BITS,Pilani, Rajasthan, (2009-2011)

B.Tech. (Biotechnology): Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, SIvakasi (2005-2009)

 

Email ID: sakthi.m.13@gmail.com

R. Dhanya

S.R.F.: Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

M.Tech. (Genetic Engineering): SRM University, Chennai (2015-2017)

B.Tech. (Biotechnology): Shri Venkateshwara College of Engineering, Chennai (2011-2015)

 

Email ID: dhanya2107@gmail.com

Education:-

V. Janani

S.R.F.: Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

M.Sc. (Biotechnology): Hislop College, Nagpur (2013-2015)

B.Sc. (Biotechnology, Microbiology, Chemistry): Shivaji Science College, Nagpur (2010-2013)

 

Email ID: jananiv27@gmail.com

Amit Kumar

S.R.F. (Inter-Disciplinary): Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

B.Tech. (Biotechnology): Delhi Technological University, New Delhi (2013-2017)

 

Email ID: kumar.amit261995@gmail.com

Education:-

Anand Kumar Patel

S.R.F.: Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

B.E. (Biotechnology): Madhav Institute of Technology and Science, Gwalior (2014-2018)

 

Email ID: anandssr.4197@gmail.com

Souvik Dey

J.R.F.: Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

M.Sc. (Biotechnology): School of Biotechnology, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology , Bhubaneshwar (2017-2019)

B.Sc. (Human Physiology): Siliguri College, University of North Bengal (NBU), West Bengal (2013-2016) 

 

Email ID: souvik.dey201718@gmail.com

Shivam Singh

J.R.F.: Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

M.Sc. (Biotechnology): Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand (2016-2018)

B.Sc. (Biotechnology): Viva College of Arts, Commerce and Science, University of Mumbai, Maharashtra (2013-2016)

Email ID: shivamsingh9594@gmail.com

Abhirup Chowdhury

J.R.F.: Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

M.Sc. (Molecular Medical Microbiology): Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

B.Sc. (Microbiology): University of Calcutta

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