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Dr. Piyush Khandelia

Assistant Professor


B-210, Department of Biological Sciences,

BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus,

Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal,

Hyderabad 500078, Telangana, INDIA


Phone: +91-40-66303553; +91-9121784714


Work Experience:

Assistant Professor: BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, India (Aug’ 2017- till date)

Research Fellow: Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore (Sept’ 2016 - July’ 2017)

Research Fellow: SICS (A*STAR), Singapore (June’ 2013 - May’ 2016)                     

Research Fellow: NTU, Singapore (Feb’ 2009 - May’ 2013)




Ph.D. Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore (2008) 

Mentor: Prof. Usha Vijayraghavan 

M.Sc. (Plant Molecular Biology) University of Delhi, South Campus (2001)


B.Sc. (Botany Honors) Presidency College, University of Calcutta (1999)




Senior Research Fellowship, CSIR, India (2003)


Junior Research Fellowship, CSIR, India (2001)


Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (2001), All India Rank: 23rd


University of Delhi Endowment Scholarship for M.Sc. studies




Gold Medal for securing first rank in B.Sc. from University of Calcutta, India


Gold Medal for securing first rank in M.Sc. from University of Delhi, India

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