Dr BS Satish Rao

Dr BS Satish Rao

Associate Director-Research & HOD

Department of Radiation Biology and Toxicology

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  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Dr. Satish Rao B S is Associate Director- Research / Professor and Head of the Department of Radiation Biology and Toxicology at School of Life Sciences, MAHE, Manipal.
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree
    :
    PhD
    Specialisation
    :
    Radiobiology
    Institute
    :
    Mangalore University
    Year of passing
    :
    1994
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Radiation Biology & Toxicology, School of Life Sciences, MAHE, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Professor and Head
    Role:Research & Teaching
    Tenure
    :
    Nov. 2007 – Till Date
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Radiation Biology & Toxicology, School of Life Sciences, MAHE, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    HOD (I/c) & Associate Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    Oct 2006 – Nov. 2007
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India
    Designation
    :
    Associate Professor of Radiobiology
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    Aug 2001- Oct. 2006
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Sylvester Cancer Center, Division of Experimental Therapeutics, Uni. of Miami School of Medicine, Fl 33136, USA.
    Designation
    :
    Visiting Faculty
    Role:June – Aug, 2001
    Tenure
    :
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Medicine / Clinical Immunology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78284-7874, USA.
    Designation
    :
    Visiting Research Scholar
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    July 2000 – June 2001
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Division of Life Sciences, Research Reactor Institute, Kyoto University, Kumatori-cho, Sennan-gun, Osaka 590-0494, JAPAN.
    Designation
    :
    Visiting Scientist
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    June 1999 - May 2000
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India
    Designation
    :
    Assistant Professor of Radiobiology
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    June 1994 -July 2001
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Institute fur Medizinische Strahlenbiologie Unversitatsklinikum Essen, Germany
    Designation
    :
    Guest investigator
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    Sept.1993 - Jan. 1994
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India
    Designation
    :
    Role:Lecturer in Radiobiology
    Tenure
    :
    Jan. 1993 - Aug. 1993
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Radiobiology, KMC., Manipal, India
    Designation
    :
    Junior Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    Nov.1987 - Dec. 1993
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Dr. Satish Rao B S is Associate Director- Research / Professor and Head of the Department of Radiation Biology and Toxicology at School of Life Sciences, MAHE, Manipal.
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
    PhD Radiobiology Mangalore University 1994
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
    Department of Radiation Biology & Toxicology, School of Life Sciences, MAHE, Manipal Professor and Head Research & Teaching Nov. 2007 – Till Date
    Department of Radiation Biology & Toxicology, School of Life Sciences, MAHE, Manipal HOD (I/c) & Associate Professor Oct 2006 – Nov. 2007
    Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India Associate Professor of Radiobiology Aug 2001- Oct. 2006
    Sylvester Cancer Center, Division of Experimental Therapeutics, Uni. of Miami School of Medicine, Fl 33136, USA. Visiting Faculty June – Aug, 2001
    Department of Medicine / Clinical Immunology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78284-7874, USA. Visiting Research Scholar July 2000 – June 2001
    Division of Life Sciences, Research Reactor Institute, Kyoto University, Kumatori-cho, Sennan-gun, Osaka 590-0494, JAPAN. Visiting Scientist June 1999 - May 2000
    Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India Assistant Professor of Radiobiology June 1994 -July 2001
    Institute fur Medizinische Strahlenbiologie Unversitatsklinikum Essen, Germany Guest investigator Sept.1993 - Jan. 1994
    Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India Lecturer in Radiobiology Jan. 1993 - Aug. 1993
    Department of Radiobiology, KMC., Manipal, India Junior Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow Nov.1987 - Dec. 1993
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest
    :
    Radiation biology & toxicology.
    Areas of expertise
    :
    Cell Culture, Genotoxicity, Drug Delivery, Anticancer drug Screening, Molecular Radiobiology, Radiation Biodosimetry, Radiosensitization & Radioprotection, Heavy metal toxicology, Natural products
    Areas of research
    :
    Radiation Biology & Experimental Oncology, Toxicology, Nanotechnology & Targeted drug delivery
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

    PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS:

    • International Society for Mangiferin Research (Life member, Vice-general Secretary)
    • Indian Society for Radiation Biologists (Life Member & Ex. Executive Member)
    • Indian Society of Human Genetics (Life Member)
    • Society for Free Radical Research, India (Life Member)
    • Indian Association for Hyperthermic Oncology and Medicine (Member)
    • Society for Biological Chemistry (Life Member)
    • Society for Radiation Research, India (Full member)

    Awards and Honors:

    • 'INSA Teachers Award 2017'  by Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi on 29th December 2017 at  INSA Anniversary General Meeting at Pune.
    • Paper selected for ASTRO  CME  for CREDIT: Predictive and prognostic significance of glutathione levels and DNA damage  in cervix cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy (Int J of Radiat Oncol Biol Phys (2010 ) Oct 1;78(2):343-9  (doi:10.1016/j.ijrobp.2009.08.014)
    • International Travel grant support from CCSTDS, Govt. of India  & organizers of the 1st International Symposium on Mangiferin held at Nanning, China – Participation as an International Expert (2009)
    • International Public Health Summer Institute Training - Sponsorship  by Sparkman Center for Global Health, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA (7th July to 1st August 2008)
    • Visiting Research Fellow: The University of New South Wales, Australia, for three years 1st March 2008 -2011.
    • NIH’s International training and Research in Environmental and Occupational Health (ITREOH) Fogarty  Program Grant to attend workshop on Health Effects on Pesticides, Colombo, Sri Lanka (Sept. 5- 9, 2005).
    • Distinguished Alumni Award by Kasturba Medical College Manipal, MAHE, 2004.
    • Honor role of the Journal of Radiation Research Terasima Award- Best Paper Award for the paper entitled “DNA-PK: the major target for wortmannin-mediated radiosensitization by the inhibition of DSB repair via NHEJ pathway. J. Radiat. Res. 44 (2003) 151-159; by the Japanese Journal of Radiation Research for the year 2003 (Second-author).
    • UICC International Cancer Technology Transfer Fellowships (ICRETT) & Visiting faculty, Sylvester Cancer Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL 33136, USA (June – Aug  2002).
    • VISITING RESEARCH SCHOLAR, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas, USA (July 2000 – June 2001).
    • VISITING SCIENTIST, Division of Life Sciences, Research Reactor Institute, Kyoto University, Osaka., JAPAN (June 1999 – May 2000).
    • YOUNG SCIENTIST TRAVEL GRANT award by COSTED-IBN to attend the first Asian Society for Hyperthermic Oncology, Fukuoka, Japan (1996).
    • Fellow of Academy of General Education, Manipal (1994)
    • YOUNG SCIENTIST TRAVEL GRANT European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology to attend 12th   ESHO conference at Bergen, Norway (1991).
    • Late Sri NC Narasimha Iyengar and Smt Ranganayakamma, Sri. NC Krishnamurthy, Smt. Chikkamma & Rukkamma Memorial CASH PRIZE  (Post graduate level)
    • Obtained Miss H K Shamantharathna GOLD MEDAL  (Post graduate level)
    • Obtained The Nagar Manja Udupa GOLD MEDAL (Post graduate level)
    • Secured FIRST RANK in post-graduation level
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest Radiation biology & toxicology.
    Areas of expertise Cell Culture, Genotoxicity, Drug Delivery, Anticancer drug Screening, Molecular Radiobiology, Radiation Biodosimetry, Radiosensitization & Radioprotection, Heavy metal toxicology, Natural products
    Areas of research Radiation Biology & Experimental Oncology, Toxicology, Nanotechnology & Targeted drug delivery
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

    PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS:

    • International Society for Mangiferin Research (Life member, Vice-general Secretary)
    • Indian Society for Radiation Biologists (Life Member & Ex. Executive Member)
    • Indian Society of Human Genetics (Life Member)
    • Society for Free Radical Research, India (Life Member)
    • Indian Association for Hyperthermic Oncology and Medicine (Member)
    • Society for Biological Chemistry (Life Member)
    • Society for Radiation Research, India (Full member)

    Awards and Honors:

    • 'INSA Teachers Award 2017'  by Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi on 29th December 2017 at  INSA Anniversary General Meeting at Pune.
    • Paper selected for ASTRO  CME  for CREDIT: Predictive and prognostic significance of glutathione levels and DNA damage  in cervix cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy (Int J of Radiat Oncol Biol Phys (2010 ) Oct 1;78(2):343-9  (doi:10.1016/j.ijrobp.2009.08.014)
    • International Travel grant support from CCSTDS, Govt. of India  & organizers of the 1st International Symposium on Mangiferin held at Nanning, China – Participation as an International Expert (2009)
    • International Public Health Summer Institute Training - Sponsorship  by Sparkman Center for Global Health, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA (7th July to 1st August 2008)
    • Visiting Research Fellow: The University of New South Wales, Australia, for three years 1st March 2008 -2011.
    • NIH’s International training and Research in Environmental and Occupational Health (ITREOH) Fogarty  Program Grant to attend workshop on Health Effects on Pesticides, Colombo, Sri Lanka (Sept. 5- 9, 2005).
    • Distinguished Alumni Award by Kasturba Medical College Manipal, MAHE, 2004.
    • Honor role of the Journal of Radiation Research Terasima Award- Best Paper Award for the paper entitled “DNA-PK: the major target for wortmannin-mediated radiosensitization by the inhibition of DSB repair via NHEJ pathway. J. Radiat. Res. 44 (2003) 151-159; by the Japanese Journal of Radiation Research for the year 2003 (Second-author).
    • UICC International Cancer Technology Transfer Fellowships (ICRETT) & Visiting faculty, Sylvester Cancer Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL 33136, USA (June – Aug  2002).
    • VISITING RESEARCH SCHOLAR, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas, USA (July 2000 – June 2001).
    • VISITING SCIENTIST, Division of Life Sciences, Research Reactor Institute, Kyoto University, Osaka., JAPAN (June 1999 – May 2000).
    • YOUNG SCIENTIST TRAVEL GRANT award by COSTED-IBN to attend the first Asian Society for Hyperthermic Oncology, Fukuoka, Japan (1996).
    • Fellow of Academy of General Education, Manipal (1994)
    • YOUNG SCIENTIST TRAVEL GRANT European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology to attend 12th   ESHO conference at Bergen, Norway (1991).
    • Late Sri NC Narasimha Iyengar and Smt Ranganayakamma, Sri. NC Krishnamurthy, Smt. Chikkamma & Rukkamma Memorial CASH PRIZE  (Post graduate level)
    • Obtained Miss H K Shamantharathna GOLD MEDAL  (Post graduate level)
    • Obtained The Nagar Manja Udupa GOLD MEDAL (Post graduate level)
    • Secured FIRST RANK in post-graduation level