VijayRaghavan Krishnaswamy

VijayRaghavan (Vijay) Krishnaswamy
VijayRaghavan (Vijay) Krishnaswamy
Distinguished Professor, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute for Fundamental Research, Bangalore, India
Principal Scientific Advisor, the government of India
December 1983, Ph.D (Molecular Biology), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India, Thesis submitted to Mumbai University

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)

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)
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)

Awards

Sep 1998 Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize, India
Dec 2009 Infosys Science Prize, India