VijayRaghavan Krishnaswamy

VijayRaghavan (Vijay) Krishnaswamy
VijayRaghavan (Vijay) Krishnaswamy
Distinguished Professor, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute for Fundamental Research, Bangalore, India
Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India
December 1983, Ph.D (Molecular Biology), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India, Thesis submitted to Mumbai University

Experience

January, 1984 Research Fellow at California Institute of Technology, U.S.A. (until December, 1985)
January, 1986 Senior Research Fellow at California Institute of Technology, U.S.A.(until December, 1987)
January, 1988 Joined Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore, India
January, 1998 Senior Professor and Director, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore, India (until December, 2012)
January, 2013 Distinguished Professor, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute for Fundamental Research, Bangalore, India (-present)
January, 2013 Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India (-present)

Service

June, 2005 Member, Science Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India (until 2013)
June, 2009 Member, Janelia Farm Research Campus, HHMI, Advisory Committee (-present)
November, 2011 Member, Board of Governors, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology School Corporation (-present)
June, 2012 Fellow of the Royal Society (-present)
April 2014 Foreign Associate, US. National Academy of Sciences (-present)

Awards

September, 1998 Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize, India
December, 2009 Infosys Science Prize, India