Nacharam, Hyderabad –500 076
Dr. Usha Vijayaraghavan, - Member
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
Indian Institute of Science,
Bangalore 560 012
Dr. Meenakshi Munshi, - Member Secretary
Scientist ‘E’, DBT
6. Head of the Body: Dr. E.A. Siddiq
81, Happy Home Colony,
7. Address of main office and its Branches: Department of Biotechnology
Ministry of Science & Technology
Block No: 2, CGO Complex, Lodi Road
New Delhi – 110 003
8. Frequency of Meetings: At least twice a year or as frequently as required
9. Can public participate in the meeting? No
10. Are minutes of the meetings prepared? Yes
11. Scientific Advisory Committee on Resource-specific network programme
Name and address of the Affiliated Body
Scientific Advisory Committee on Resource-specific network programme
Department of Biotechnology, Block 2, Floor 6-8, CGO Complex, Lodi Road, New Delhi – 110 003
Type of Affiliated Body (Board, Council, Committees, Other Bodies)
Brief Introduction of the Affiliated Body (Establishment Year, Objective / Main Activities)
Establishment in July 2005
Objectives: To critically review/monitor the progress of the on-going projects vis-à-vis the objectives and milestones and to recommend corrective measure as and when required.
To recommend on-the-spot evaluation/site visit as and when required
To recommend project proposals for funding
To identify new gap areas
Role of the Affiliated Body (Advisory / Managing / Executive / Others)
Structure and Member Composition
1. Dr. A. K. Kaul Chairman
14, Bhagwati Nagar
Jammu – 180 002
2. Dr. R. K. Arora Member
New Delhi – 110 070
3. Prof. Akhilesh Tyagi Member Department of Plant Molecular Biology,
Delhi University South Campus,
Benito Juarez Road,
New Delhi – 110 021
4. Dr. Malathi Lakshmikumaran Member
B-6/10, Safdarjung Enclave,
New Delhi – 110 029
5. Dr. Aparna Dixit Member
Department of Life Sciences
Jawahar Lal Nehru University,
New Mehrauli Road,
New Delhi 110067
6. Dr. J. Karihaloo Member
National Research Centre on DNA Fingerprinting
National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources
Pusa, New Delhi – 110 012
7. Dr. Anand Kumar Member
Biocon India Limited, 20th K.M. Housr Road, Electronic City,
Bangalore – 561229.
3. Prof. N.K. Ganguly MEMBER
Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research,
Ansari Nagar, New Delhi – 110029.
4. Prof. G. Padmanaban MEMBER
Emeritus Professor, Department of Biochemistry,
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore – 560012.
5. Dr.Satyajit Rath MEMBER
Sr. Scientist, National Institute of Immunology,
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi – 110067.
6. Prof. V. I. Mathan MEMBER
Flat No.4, Shanthi, 15 Second Avenue,
Harrington Road, Chetpet, Chennai 600031.
7. Dr.S.S. Agarwal MEMBER
D-13, Vivekanandpuri, Lucknow- 226007.
8. Dr.K.K.Talwar MEMBER
Director, Professor & Head, D/o Cardiology,
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research,
PGIMER, Chandigarh – 160012.
9. Dr.Surekha Zingde MEMBER
Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research &
Education in Cancer, (ACTREC),
Tata Memorial Centre,
Kharghar, Navi Mumbai-410208.
10. Dr. C.S.Yagnik MEMBER
Director, Diabetes Unit,
K.E.M. Hospital and Research Centre,
Rasta Peth, Pune- 411011
11. Dr. Jayesh Bellare MEMBER
Department of Chemical Engineering &
School of Biosciences & Bioengineering,
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay,
Biotechnology Centre, 1st Floor,
IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai –400076
12. Dr. M.G.Deo, MEMBER
Aundh, Pune – 411004.
13. Dr. K. Vijay Raghavan MEMBER
Director, National Centre for Biological Sciences,
Tata Instt.of Fundamental Research,
GKVK Campus, Bangalore – 560 065.
14. Prof. P. Balaram MEMBER
Director, Indian Institute of Science,
15. Dr. S.P. Agarwal MEMBER
Director General of Health Services,
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare,
Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi.
16. Dr.T. Jacob John MEMBER
439, Civil Supplies Godown Lane,
17. Dr. Shahed Jameel MEMBER
Sr. Scientist & Group Leader, Virology Group,
International Centre for Genetic Engineering
and Biotechnology (ICGEB),
P.O.Box - 10504, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg,
New Delhi - 110 067.
18. Dr. Mammen Chandy MEMBER
Professor & Head, Deptt.of Haematology,
Christian Medical College, IDA Scudder Road,
Vellore 632 004.
19. Dr. Samir K.Brahmachari MEMBER
Director, Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology,
Delhi University Campus,Mall Road, Delhi – 110007.
20. Dr. J. Gowrishankar MEMBER
Staff Scientist, Laboratory of Bacterial Genetics,