Shiv Nadar College Delhi-NCR has appointed cell biologist and epigeneticist, Dr Sanjeev Galande as Dean of the College of Pure Sciences. Previously with the Indian Institute of Science Schooling and Analysis (IISER) Pune, Dr Galande served as professor of Biology and dean of analysis and growth there.
With extra than 20 years of expertise as a scientist and educational, he led the Centre of Excellence in Epigenetics (CoEE) at IISER-Pune and assembled a staff of scientists to check the evolution of epigenetic mechanisms utilizing a number of mannequin programs. The CoEE focuses on epigenetic modifications underlying a wide range of biologically necessary phenomena and their function in gene expression, regeneration, most cancers, conduct, ageing, and evolution.
Dr Galande has additionally established a multidisciplinary program engaged on the interface of biochemistry, molecular biology, bioinformatics, cell biology, proteomics, and genomics.
Beforehand, he served the Nationwide Centre for Cell Science (NCCS) in Pune as a senior scientist, the place he was a part of a bunch that elucidated how mobile signaling pathways finally exert their impact on the stage of chromatin to orchestrate cell-type-specific patterns of gene expression.
He was additionally an honorary affiliate school on the College of Sydney, Australia and a visiting school on the College of Turku, Finland.
He earned his PhD in Biochemistry from the Indian Institute of Science in 1996 and was a postdoctoral fellow on the Lawrence Berkeley Nationwide Laboratory within the USA from 1996-2001.
Dr Galande was additionally the recipient of the Worldwide Senior Analysis Fellowship, Wellcome Belief, UK from 2005 to 2010, DBT Nationwide Bioscience Award in 2006, DST Swarnajayanti Fellowship in 2007, CSIR Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in 2010, GD Birla Award for Scientific Excellence in 2015 and the SERB JC Bose Fellowship in 2019.
Commenting on his joing the college, Dr Sanjeev Galande, Dean, College of Pure Sciences, Shiv Nadar College, Delhi-NCR stated: “I’m delighted to be a part of a College that aspires to be among the many main research-based, multidisciplinary universities of worldwide stature and impression.”