VijayRaghavan Krishnaswamy

VijayRaghavan Krishnaswamy
Professor Emeritus, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research and former Principal Scientific Advisor, the Government of India
Credentials
December 1983
Ph.D (Molecular Biology), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India, Thesis submitted to Mumbai University
About
Experience
Jan 1984
Research Fellow at California Institute of Technology, U.S.A. (until December, 1985)
Jan 1986
Senior Research Fellow at California Institute of Technology, U.S.A.(until December, 1987)
Jan 1988
Joined Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore, India
Jan 1998
Senior Professor and Director, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore, India (until December, 2012)
Jan 2013
Distinguished Professor, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute for Fundamental Research, Bangalore, India (-present)
Jan 2013
Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India (until January 2018)
Apr 2018
Principal Scientific Advisor, the Government of India (-present)
Awards
Sep 1998
Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize, India
Dec 2009
Infosys Science Prize, India
Service
Jun 2005
Member, Science Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India (until 2013) Jun 2009 Member, Janelia Farm Research Campus, HHMI, Advisory Committee (-present)
Jun 2009
Member, Janelia Farm Research Campus, HHMI, Advisory Committee (-present)
Nov 2011
Member, Board of Governors, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology School Corporation (-present)
Jun 2012
Fellow of the Royal Society (-present)
Apr 2014
Foreign Associate, US. National Academy of Sciences (-present)