Associate Professor(Senior Scale) & Head, Department of Biosciences
Dr Sandeep joined Manipal University Jaipur as Associate Professor on August 14, 2015. He did MSc in Biotechnology from BHU, Varanasi and received PhD from CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, in the year 1998 and 2005 respectively. His post-PhD research stints include postdoctoral fellowships from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston; Columbia University, New York, US (2005-2008) and as DBT-IYBA awardee at molecular biophysics unit, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore from 2008-2012. Prior to joining MUJ, he worked as Assistant Professor in Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune, from 2012-15. At DIAT, he also served as incharge, biosciences dept.; incharge, data center and secretary, institutional biosafety committee.
With over 17 years of post-PhD experience, Dr Sandeep is actively engaged in academic and research activities in the field of structural and computational biology. He is a recipient of Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA) from DBT, Govt. of India (2008), PhD Gold Medal from CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow (2005) and CSIR-JRF/NET (2001). He has received research fundings from Dept. of Biotechnology (2009), IISc Bangalore (2009), and DRDO (2014) and has published several high impact research papers and biological databases. Dr. Sandeep has played a key role in the development of structural biology and bioinformatics laboratory at Biosciences department. His lab has received funding from SERB core grant (Rs. 54 lakhs) and DBT National Network Project (Rs. 35 lakhs).
Dr. Sandeep can be reached by email: firstname.lastname@example.org and Ph.: +91 14 1399 9100 Ext. 512; Mobile: +91 9422575545.