Prof. LS Shashidhara

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Professor, Biology, IISER Pune
E-mail: shashi@iiserpune.ac.in

Distinguished Visiting Professor, Ashoka University

Email: ls.shashidhara@ashoka.edu.in

URL: https://www.ashoka.edu.in/faculty#!/l-s-shashidhara-617


Office:

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


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)

 

Affiliations

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


Award and Honors

1.     Associate Member, European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)

2.     JC Bose National Fellowship

3.     SS Bhatnagar Prize

4.     Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, India

5.     Fellow, Indian National Science Academy

6.     Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences

7.     Honorary Faculty Member, JNCASR, Bangalore

8.     DAE-SRC Outstanding Research Investigator Award

9.     CSIR Technology award.   


Committees

  1. Chair: Technical Review Group- Vector control. Indian Council of Medical Research, Govt. of India. 2017-
  2. Member, Scientific and Technical Appraisal and Advisory Group on Knowledge Generation and Discovery Research, New Tools and Technologies. 2018-
  3. Member: General Body Meeting of Maharashtra State Innovation Society, Mumbai. 2017-
  4. Vice-President (Science and Society), Indian National Science Academy. 2015-17
  5. Secretary-General, International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS). 2016-
  6. Member, Governing Council, Indian Association for Cultivation of Science, Kolkata. 2016-
  7. Member, Council, Indian National Science Academy. 2015-2018
  8. Member, Management Board/Research Council, NCBS, Bangalore 2014-
  9. Chair, DBT’s Expert Group on Research on Technology Development in Silk and its Applications in Biomaterials. 2014-
  10. Co-Chair, Selection and review committee on DBT’s Star College Scheme. 2014-2017
  11. Member, Scientific Advisory Council, RGCB, Trivandrum, 2014-
  12. Member, Program Advisory Committee (Animal Sciences), DST-SERB
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