S. Ganesh, Ph.D

Biological Sciences & Bioengineering
Indian Institute of Technology
Kanpur 208016, India

Tel.: (91) 512-259-4040
Fax: (91) 512-259-4010
Email: sganesh[at]iitk.ac.in
:: Honors & Awards

2017    Tata Innovation Fellowship (Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India)
2017    P.K. Kelkar Chair Professor (IIT Kanpur)
2016    Basanti Devi Amir Chand Prize (Indian Council of Medical Research, Govt. of India)
2016    OPPI Scientist Award (Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India)
2016    Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences
2015    Editorial Board Member, Meta Gene
2015    Editorial Board Member, Gene Reports
2015    KT Shetty Memorial Oration Award of the Indian Academy of Neurosciences
2015    Associate Editor, Journal of Genetics
2012    Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, India.
2012    Ramanna Fellowship (Dept. of Science & Technology)
2012    CDRI Award for Excellence in Drug Research (CDRI, Lucknow).
2012    Included in the list of top 25 Indian scientists by India Today
2011    Rajib Goyal Prize in Life Sciences (Goyal Foundation, Kurukshetra University).
2011    Gill-Joy Chair Professor (IIT Kanpur).
2010    DAE-SRC Outstanding Research Investigator Award (Dept. of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India).
2009    Associate Editor, Annals of Neurosciences
2008    B.M. Birla Science Prize in Biology (BM. Birla Science Centre, Hyderabad).
2008    National Bioscience Award for Career Development (Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India).
2008    Scopus Young Scientist Award in Biological Sciences (Elsevier India).
1998    Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship (Humboldt Foundation; not availed).

:: Education

1996    PhD    Banaras Hindu University
1990    MSc    University of Madras
1988    BSc     University of Madras

:: Professional Experience


Dean of Research & Development, IIT Kanpur
Head, Dept. of Biological Sciences & Bioengineering, IIT Kanpur
Faculty Member, IIT Kanpur
Staff Scientist, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan
Research Associate, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
02/2017 - onwards
09/2013 - 08/2016
04/2002 - onwards
02/1998 - 03/2002
03/1997 - 01/1998