Dr K Satyamoorthy

Dr K Satyamoorthy

Director

My Name is Dr K Satyamoorthy , my profilePage is. I am aDirectorin Division of Biotechnology, Centre for Molecular and Cellular Biology, School of Life Sciences.
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
    • K Satyamoorthy is the Director at School of Life Sciences. Manipal University, Manipal.
    • He is Professor and Head of the Department of Cell & Molecular Biology, School of Life Sciences. MU, Manipal
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree
    :
    PhD
    Specialisation
    :
    Biochemistry
    Institute
    :
    Bombay University (Bombay, India)
    Year of passing
    :
    1987
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    School of Life Sciences
    Designation
    :
    Director
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2006 - till date
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Division of Biotechnology, School of Life Sciences
    Designation
    :
    Senior Scientist and Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2001 - 2006
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
    • K Satyamoorthy is the Director at School of Life Sciences. Manipal University, Manipal.
    • He is Professor and Head of the Department of Cell & Molecular Biology, School of Life Sciences. MU, Manipal
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
    PhD Biochemistry Bombay University (Bombay, India) 1987
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
    School of Life Sciences Director 2006 - till date
    Division of Biotechnology, School of Life Sciences Senior Scientist and Professor 2001 - 2006
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of research
    :
    Development of DNA/RNA based suppressor elements for cancer, Epigenetic mechanisms of tumour cell growth, Constitutively active signalling mechanisms in cancer, Host factors influencing metabolic disorders, Pharmacogenomics studies for human diseases, Development of diagnostic tests for human diseases
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

    Memberships

    • Editorial Board Member of “Cancer Biology and Therapy”, “Public Health and Genomics” and The Scientific   World Journal”
    • Member American Association for Cancer Research since 1996
    • President, Society for Mitochondrial Research and Medicine - India
    • Vice President, Life Member, Indian Society of Human Genetics
    • Vice President, Life Member, Society of Biological Chemists
    • Life Member, Society for Mitochondrial Research and Medicine - India
    • Life Member, Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists (IABMS)
    • Life Member, National Academy of Biological Sciences (NABS)
    • Life Member, Environmental Mutagen Society of India, Mumbai
    • Life Membership of Society for Biotechnologists (India), Cochin
    • Member, Biotechnology Consortium of India Ltd.
    • Member of the Expert group on Translational Research for Products and Processes from Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of the DBT, GOI, New Delhi
    • Member of the Expert Group on the Pharmacogenomics of the ICMR, GOI, New Delhi
    • Member of the Academic Committee of the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD), Hyderabad
    • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), GOI, New Delhi.
    • Member of the Research Advisory Board of the Aravind Medical Research Foundation, Madurai.
    • Member of expert group of ICMR-AYUSH, GOI, New Delhi.

    Honors

    • Honorary Professor, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    • Awarded with four US and International patents; six under consideration on aspects of cancer
    • Dr TMA Pai Endowment Chair in Translational Genome Science
    • Erasmus Mundus Professor, France, EU – 2011 – 2014.
    • Dr. P.A.Kurup Memorial Endowment Award – 2013
    • Visiting Professor, UNSW, Sydney, Australia – 2008
    • Research Scientist, Wistar Institute, Philadelphia – 2003
    • Wesley Fellowship, Kansas, USA – 1988
    • Birla Fellowship, Mumbai– 1987
    • Lady Tata Fellowship, Mumbai– 1985
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of research Development of DNA/RNA based suppressor elements for cancer, Epigenetic mechanisms of tumour cell growth, Constitutively active signalling mechanisms in cancer, Host factors influencing metabolic disorders, Pharmacogenomics studies for human diseases, Development of diagnostic tests for human diseases
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

    Memberships

    • Editorial Board Member of “Cancer Biology and Therapy”, “Public Health and Genomics” and The Scientific   World Journal”
    • Member American Association for Cancer Research since 1996
    • President, Society for Mitochondrial Research and Medicine - India
    • Vice President, Life Member, Indian Society of Human Genetics
    • Vice President, Life Member, Society of Biological Chemists
    • Life Member, Society for Mitochondrial Research and Medicine - India
    • Life Member, Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists (IABMS)
    • Life Member, National Academy of Biological Sciences (NABS)
    • Life Member, Environmental Mutagen Society of India, Mumbai
    • Life Membership of Society for Biotechnologists (India), Cochin
    • Member, Biotechnology Consortium of India Ltd.
    • Member of the Expert group on Translational Research for Products and Processes from Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of the DBT, GOI, New Delhi
    • Member of the Expert Group on the Pharmacogenomics of the ICMR, GOI, New Delhi
    • Member of the Academic Committee of the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD), Hyderabad
    • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), GOI, New Delhi.
    • Member of the Research Advisory Board of the Aravind Medical Research Foundation, Madurai.
    • Member of expert group of ICMR-AYUSH, GOI, New Delhi.

    Honors

    • Honorary Professor, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    • Awarded with four US and International patents; six under consideration on aspects of cancer
    • Dr TMA Pai Endowment Chair in Translational Genome Science
    • Erasmus Mundus Professor, France, EU – 2011 – 2014.
    • Dr. P.A.Kurup Memorial Endowment Award – 2013
    • Visiting Professor, UNSW, Sydney, Australia – 2008
    • Research Scientist, Wistar Institute, Philadelphia – 2003
    • Wesley Fellowship, Kansas, USA – 1988
    • Birla Fellowship, Mumbai– 1987
    • Lady Tata Fellowship, Mumbai– 1985