Dr. Shekhar C. Mande

Shekhar C. Mande

Name Shekhar C. Mande
Date of birth 5-April-1962
Correspondence address Director

National Centre for Cell Science

Ganeshkhind, Pune University Campus

Pune 411 007

Ph : +91-20-25691065

Contact No. Landline: (020) 2570 8121, (020) 2569 1065
Email director@nccs.res.in, shekhar@nccs.res.in
Educational qualifications
Qualification Year University Subjects
Senior fellow 1992-1995 University of Washington, Seattle, USA Structural Biology
Post-doctoral fellow 1991- 1992 Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands Structural Biology
Ph. D. 1991 Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore Molecular Biophysics
M. Sc. 1984 Nagpur University,

Nagpur

Physics

(X-rays & Electronics)

 

Present Position:

Director, National Centre for Cell Science, from 1-September-2011

 

Academic Experience/ Service Details:

As Director, National Centre for Cell Science, Pune September 2011- till date
As Staff Scientist- VII, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad May 2010- August 2011
As Staff Scientist- VI, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad April 2006- May 2010
As Staff Scientist- V, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad Sept 2001- April 2006
As Scientist C, Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh Dec 2005- Sept 2001

 

Administrative positions held:

Director, National Centre for Cell Science, Pune from September 2011- till date

 

No. of Ph. D. successfully guided

Name of the Student Awarded by
Bhupesh Taneja Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Radha Chauhan Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Rohini Qamra University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
Kshama Goyal Manipal University, Manipal
Mohd. Akif Manipal University, Manipal
C. M. Santosh Kumar Manipal University, Manipal
Debashree Basu Manipal University, Manipal
Pramod Kumar Manipal University, Manipal
Archana Krishnan Manipal University, Manipal
Shubhada Hegde University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
Aditi Sharma Manipal University, Manipal
Swastik Phulera Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune
Under progress 6

 

Fellowships and Memberships of professional bodies:

  • Fellow, Maharashtra Academy of Science, Elected, 2015
  • Fellow, Indian National Science Academy, Delhi, Elected 2010
  • Fellow, Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences, Elected 2010
  • Wellcome Trust International Senior Research Fellow,  2003-08
  • Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad, India, Elected 2003
  • Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, Elected 2003
  • Life member, Indian Crystallographic Association
  • Life member, Indian Science Congress Association
  • Life member, Indian Biophysical Society

 

Awards:

  • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Biological Sciences, 2005
  • B M Birla Young Scientist Award, 1999

 

Academic Interests:

  • Proteins structure and function
  • Biology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, probed through structural analysis of proteins, various biophysical and biochemical approaches
  • Applications of Graph Theory to large scale protein interaction networks
  • Computational methods to analyse large-scale biological data

 

Area of Specialization:

  • X-ray Crystallography
  • Computational Biology
  • Proteins structure and function
  • Biology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, probed through structural analysis of proteins, various biophysical and biochemical approaches
  • Applications of Graph Theory to large scale protein interaction networks
  • Computational methods to analyse large-scale biological data