Professor Manickam Jayakannan

Chair, Department of Chemistry


Department of Chemistry

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research

Dr. Homi Bhabha Road,

Pune-411008, Maharashtra, India

E-mail: jayakannan@iiserpune.ac.in

Phone: +91-20-2590-8087

Fax: +91-20-2590-8186


Research Interest

Sustainable Polymers from L-Amino acids

Polymer Nano-carriers for Drug Delivery in Cancers 


Academic Qualification

B.Sc.: 1990-1993, Chemistry (Major), SVN College, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, INDIA.

M.Sc.: 1993-1995, Chemistry (Major); SVN College; Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, INDIA.

Ph.D.: 1995-2000: Department of Inorg & Phy Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, INDIA. (Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramakrishnan)

Post Doctoral: 2000-2001: Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands (Supervisor: Prof. Rene Janssen)


Details of Employment

Polymer Scientist: GE Plastics, January 2001-February 2002

CSIR Scientist : February 2003 - Nov 2007 at NIIST Trivandrum

Assistant Professor: December 2007 - February 2010, IISER-Pune

Associate Professor: March 2010 - March 2016, IISER-Pune

Professor: From April 2016, IISER-Pune




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