LS SHASHIDHARA

Distinguished Professor, Biology

Dean, Research

Ashoka University

Email: ls.shashidhara@ashoka.edu.in

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

Office:

Ashoka University
Plot #2, Rajiv Gandhi Education City, 
Sonepat, 131 029, Haryana, 
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

Distinguished Professor, Ashoka University 

Professor (Biology), IISER Pune

JC Bose National Fellow

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

Associate Editor since 2013. Current Science

Honorary Faculty Member, JNCASR, Bangalore

President, International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS) 

Award and Honors

Associate Member, European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)

JC Bose National Fellowship

SS Bhatnagar Prize

Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, India

Fellow, Indian National Science Academy

Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences

 Honorary Faculty Member, JNCASR, Bangalore

DAE-SRC Outstanding Research Investigator Award

CSIR Technology award.   

Committees

Chair: Research Council, “Animal Sciences and Biotechnology” to review relevant grants for Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt. of India. 2019-22.

Member, Outreach Engagement Committee, International Science Council, Paris, France (2019-22).

Chair: Scientific and Technical Appraisal and Advisory Group (STAG) of Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India on Knowledge Generation & Discovery Research and New Tools & Technologies for North Eastern Region (NER). 2018-21.

Chair: Technical Expert Committee (TEC) to review the proposals in the area of Knowledge Generation & Discovery Research and New Tools & Technologies for North Eastern Region (NER). Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India. 2018-21.

Chair: Technical Expert Committee (TEC) to review the proposals in the area of Basic Research In Modern Biology. Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India. 2018-21.

Chair: Scientific Advisory Board, Biological Engineering, IIT Gandhinagar. 2018-20.

Chair: Technical Review Group- Vector control. Indian Council of Medical Research, Govt. of India. 2017-

Member, Scientific and Technical Appraisal and Advisory Group (STAG) of Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India on Knowledge Generation and Discovery Research, New Tools and Technologies. 2018-21.

Member: General Body Meeting of Maharashtra State Innovation Society, Mumbai. 2017-

President, International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS). 2019-

Member, Governing Council, Indian Association for Cultivation of Science, Kolkata. 2016-

Member, Management Board/Research Council, NCBS, Bangalore 2014-

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