Prof. LS Shashidhara


L S Shashidhara
Professor, Biology


Indian Institute of Science Education and Research,
Dr. Homi Bhabha Road,
Pune - 411008. (Maharashtra)

Education and previous work experience

1981-87 B.Sc. and M.Sc., University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, India

1987-88 Teaching Associate, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, India

1988-91 Ph.D., Cambridge, UK

1991-93 PDF, Cambridge, UK

1993-95 Visiting Fellow, NCBS, Bangalore

1995- Scientist (Group Leader), CCMB, Hyderabad (webpage)

2007- Professor (Biology), IISER, Pune (webpage)



1. Professor and Chair (Biology), IISER Pune

2. JC Bose National Fellow

3. Distinguished Visiting Professor, Ashoka University

4. Associate Editor since 2007. Journal of Genetics

5. Member Editorial Board and MS handling Editor since 2011. Scientific Reports (Nature publication group)

6. Associate Editor since 2013. Current Science

7. Honorary Faculty Member, JNCASR, Bangalore

8. Vice-President (Science and Society), Indian National Science Academy

9. Secretary-General, International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS)

Award and Honors

1.      JC Bose National Fellowship

2.      SS Bhatnagar Prize (Biological Sciences)

3.      Fellow, Indian National Science Academy

4.      Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences

5.      Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, India

6.      Honorary Faculty Member, JNCASR, Bangalore

7.      DAE-SRC Outstanding Research Investigator Award

8.      CSIR Technology award in the area of Biological Sciences

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