The Nallur B. Ramachandra Laboratory

Genetics and Genomics Lab - University of Mysore

Awards & Honours







“Best boy of the college”  award

Cauvary College, Gonicoppal, Univ. of Mysore.



II Rank  in  M.Sc

DOS in Zoology, Univ. of Mysore.



Government  of India  Nehru Centenary British   Fellowship (common wealth) Award

Department of Biological sciences, Warwick University, Coventry, United Kingdom (not availed).


1990 -1992

Post Doctoral Fellow Award

McMaster University, Department of Biochemistry, Canada



Senior Research Associate II award

University of California, Department of Cell  Molecular and Developmental Biology, Los Angeles, USA



VISITING PROFESSOR- to teach course on- Genetics and development

 Dept. of Zoology, Univ. of Innsbruck, Austria



Sir C.V. Raman Young Scientist State Award in Life Sciences  for the year 2007

Government of  Karnataka 
and State Council for Science and Technology, IISc., Bangalore Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology, IISc., Bangalore


2008 2012

Editorial Board Member
(4 years)

7th Editorial Board of Zoological Research, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, China



DST Travel Grant Award for the International meeting

12th International Congress of Human Genetics, Montreal, Canada



Award for Research Publications

Government of Karnataka 
Vision Group on Science and Technology, Department of Information Technology, Biotechnology & Science and Technology, Bangalore



Local  Secretary  for 103rd Indian Science Congress

University of Mysore, Mysore



Prof. G. K. Manna Memorial Award for the year 2014-2015

102nd Indian Science Congress, held  at University of Mumbai, ISCA, Kolkata



Dr. Raja Ramanna Scientists State Award for the year 2014(Award presented on 30.12.2015)

Government of  Karnataka, State Council for Science and Technology, IISc., Bangalore  and Department of Information Technology and  Science & Technology, Karnataka Govt. Secretariat, Bangalore



a) Chairman/ Member of Authority/ Committee etc: 80

Sl. No. Chairman/ Member/ Editor Committee/Authority Year (From-To)
1 Academic Council Member Yuvaraja’s College, Autonomous College of the University of Mysore, Mysore 2007-2008
17 Guest editor Journal of All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysore 2009, Vol. 28
18 Editorial Board Member Journal – “Zoological Research”
Kunming Institute of Zoology
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, Yunnan 650223, China
19 Member Human ethical committee of Mysore Medical college & Research Institute, Mysore 2007-2011, 2012-2016
20 Member Human ethical committee of Asthma and Allergy centre, Mysore 2012-2016
21 Member Institutional Animal ethical committee,  University of Mysore, Mysore 2014
22 DST Nominated member As Jury to the Inspire award Exhibition of Hassan District School children (May 21  to 22) 2011
23 DST Nominated member As Jury to the Inspire award Exhibition of Mandya District School children (July 23 to 24) organized by DIET, Mandya 2013
24 Chairman Review Committee  for recognition of Institution  for specialized Studies – Centre for Human Genetics, Bangalore  2014
25 University Nominee Member of the Expert committee to grant autonomous status to Government Science College, Hassan 2014
(12-13 of Nov)
26 Member Evaluation committee for promotion of Scientific Officer, IISc., Bangalore 27.02.2012 2012
27 Member BOA in Biotechnology, Tumkur University 2012
28 Member BOA in Applied Zoology, Mangalore University, Mangalore 2013
29 Member BOA in Dept of Biosciences, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Deemed University, Vidyagiri, Prasanthi Nilayam, AP 2013
30 Member BOA in Division of Biological Sciences, Bangalore University, Bangalore 2014
31 Chairman BOS in Genetics, University of Mysore 2008-2011
32 Chairman BOS in Zoology (UG), University of Mysore 2013-2016
33 Chairman BOS in Zoology (PG), University of Mysore 2013-2016
34 Chairman BOS in Clinical Research and Clinical Data Management (PG) 2013-2016
35 Chairman BOS in Zoology, JSS College of arts, Commerce & Science, An autonomous College of University of Mysore 2014-2016
36 Member BOS in Biological Sciences (PG), Bangalore University, Bangalore 2007-2010
37 Member BOS in Applied Genetics (PG), Bangalore University, Bangalore 2008-2011
38 Member BOS in Life Sciences, Pondicherry University, Puducherry 2009-2011
39 Member BOS in Biotechnology (PG), Karnataka State Women University Bijapur 2009-2011
40 Member BOS in Bioinformatics (PG), Karnataka State Women University Bijapur 2009-2011, 2011-2013,
41 Member BOS in Zoology (PG), Karnataka State Women University, Bijapur 2012-2014
42 Member Expert Committee in Zoology (PG), Tumkur University 2013
43 Member BOS in Applied Zoology, Mangalore University 2013-2016
44 Member BOS in Biotechnology, Yuvaraja’s College, Autonomous College of the University of Mysore, Mysore 2008-2011
45 Member BOS in Zoology, University of Mysore 2010-2013
46 Member BOS, JSS University Ph. D. Regulation Sub-Committee 2013
47 Member BOS in Molecular Biology, PG, University of Mysore 2013
48 Member BOS in Food Science and Nutrition, PG, University  of Mysore 2013-2016
49 Member BOS in Microbiology, PG, Univ. of Mysore 2013-2016
50 Member BOS in Bioscience  PG, Univ. of Mysore 2014-2016
51 Member BOS in Bioscience  PG, Univ. of Mysore 2014
52 Chairman BOE in Molecular Biology, Yuvaraja’s College 2006-2006
53 Chairman BOE in Zoology (PG), Univ. of Mysore 2006-2007
54 Chairman BOE in Genetics, Univ. of Mysore 2007-2008
55 Member BOE in Molecular Biology, Bangalore University, Bangalore 2011-12
56 Member Pre-thesis submission colloquium, Dept of Biosciences, Mangalore University, Mangalore 2011-2012
57 Member BOE in Biosciences, Mangalore University, Mangalore 2012- 2013
58 Member BOE in Zoology (PG), Karnataka University, Dharward 2012
59 Member BOE in Biological Sciences (PG), Bangalore University, Bangalore 2012-2013
60 Member BOE in Applied Genetics (PG), Bangalore University, Bangalore 2012-2013
61 Member BOE in Biosciences, Mangalore University, Mangalore 2013- 2014
62 Member BOE in Molecular Biology, Dept. of Molecular Biology, Plant Biotech unit, Bangalore University 2013-2014
63 Member BOE in Genetics, AIISH, Mysore 2013
64 Member BOE, Orissa Civil Service (Main) 2011 2011
65 Subject Expert Ph. D. Doctoral committee in Biological Science, Bangalore University. 2013
66 Member Ph. D. Entrance Exam in Genetics, Karnataka University 2013
67 Member Ph.D Sub-Committee, JSS University, Mysore 2013
68 Member OPSC Lectureship Examination, Orissa 2013
69 Member BOE in Zoology (PG), University of Mysore 2002- 2003, 2004-2006
70 Member BOE in Genetics (PG), University of Mysore 2006-2007, 2009-2010, 2012-2013, 2013-2014
71 Member BOS in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Nano-Sciences and Technology, Nutrition and Dietetics of the JSS University 2014
72 Member Local Research Advisory Committee, Mysore Medical College and Research Institute, Mysore 2014
73 Member BOE in Biotechnology, Karnataka University, Dharward 2014
74 Member College Developmental council, Affiliation committee, University of Mysore 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014, 2014-15
75 Member K-SET Examination, University of Mysore 2013, 2014
76 Member BOAE for UG and PG, University of Mysore 2013
77 Member Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Mysore 2006 - till date
78 Member Innovative University committee, University of Mysore 2013
79 Member Institutional Biosafety Committee, University of Mysore 2013
80 Member Ph. D. and M. Phil. Regulations Expert Committee, University of Mysore 2013


b) Membership to professional Organization/ Associations: 10

Sl.  No. Name of the Association/ Organization Life member/ Ordinary member
1 International Society for Heat Shock genes, USA 1991 - Ordinary member
2 International Society for Molecular Evolution, USA 1992 - Ordinary member
3 Indian Society of Cell Biology 1998 - LIFE MEMBER
4 New York Academy of Sciences, USA 1998-99- Ordinary member
5 American Association of Genetics, USA 2000 - Ordinary member
6 Indian Society of Developmental Biologist 2003 - LIFE MEMBER
7 Indian society of Human Genetics 2007 - LIFE MEMBER
8 Indian  Science Congress Association 2007 - LIFE MEMBER 
9 Indian Society of Cytology and Genetics 2007-08- Ordinary member
10 Human Genome Organization  (HUGO) 2008 - LIFE MEMBER


c) Reviewer for journals and Research proposals

Name of Journal / Granting agency Year of Involvement Reviewer
 Genes development and evolution  (Germany) 2005 Reviewed the articles
Indian J. of Human genetics 2005 ,,
Proc. Cytology and Genetics 2005 ,,
J. Genetics 2006, 2011 ,,
Indian J. Hum. Genet 2006 ,,
J of  Biosciences 2008 ,,
Behavior Genetics 2010 ,,
PLoS ONE 2011, 2012 ,,
Indian J. of Med. Res. 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 ,,
Cytokine 2012 ,,
Gene 2012 ,,
Current Science 2014  
Human Immunology 2012, 2013 ,,
DST, New Delhi research grant proposal 1999, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014 Grant proposal
Netherlands grant proposal 2009 ,,
Portugal  grant proposal 2012 ,,
Poland  grant proposal 2014




  1. Popular Science article - Schizophrenia : a chromosomal disease? Indian Express, Dec. 5th,1989, National Newspaper).
  2. Special Television programme on Dolly Cloning in DD9  on 16.08.1999.
  3. Popular Science article - DNA Fingerprinting, Article in Kannada for Kannada Encyclopedia” Zoology section, Institute of Kannada Studies, Univ. of Mysore, Mysore. (2006)
  4. 8 UGC SPECIAL LECTURES were delivered on Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering and Human genome projects in DD 9 television channel in 2006-07
  5.  Involved in Science education programme of University of Mysore for High School Students from 2006 onwards.
  1. Organizing Convener for Prof. H. A. Ranganath Gold medal for excellence in M.Sc., Genetics (Started in 2006).
  2. Organizing Convener for Dr. S. N. Hegde Gold medal for excellence in M.Sc., Zoology and M.Sc., Genetics (Started in 2012).
  3.  Chairman, Naagaarjuniam Session, 10th Kannada Vignana Sammelana   organized by University of Mysore and Swadheshi andolana- Karnataka ( 15.09.2014 to 17.09.2014).

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