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Dr. Shekhar C. Mande

NameShekhar C. Mande
Date of birth5-April-1962
Correspondence address

Director

National Centre for Cell Science

Ganeshkhind, Pune University Campus

Pune 411 007

Ph : +91-20-25691065

Contact No.

Mobile: (0) 82750 67738

Landline: (020) 2570 8121, (020) 2569 1065

Emaildirector@nccs.res.inshekhar@nccs.res.in
Educational qualifications 
QualificationYearUniversitySubjects
Senior fellow1992-1995University of Washington, Seattle, USAStructural Biology
Post-doctoral fellow1991- 1992Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Groningen, The NetherlandsStructural Biology
Ph. D.1991Indian Institute of Science, BangaloreMolecular 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, PuneSeptember 2011- till date
As Staff Scientist- VII, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, HyderabadMay 2010- August 2011
As Staff Scientist- VI, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, HyderabadApril 2006- May 2010
As Staff Scientist- V, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, HyderabadSept 2001- April 2006
As Scientist C, Institute of Microbial Technology, ChandigarhDec 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 StudentAwarded by
Bhupesh TanejaJawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Radha ChauhanJawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Rohini QamraUniversity of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
Kshama GoyalManipal University, Manipal
Mohd. AkifManipal University, Manipal
C. M. Santosh KumarManipal University, Manipal
Debashree BasuManipal University, Manipal
Pramod KumarManipal University, Manipal
Archana KrishnanManipal University, Manipal
Shubhada HegdeUniversity of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
Aditi SharmaManipal University, Manipal
Swastik PhuleraSavitribai Phule Pune University, Pune
Under progress6

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

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