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Dr. Vivek Sharma

Associate Professor

Department of Biological Sciences

B-209, BITS Pilani-Hyderabad Campus

Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal, Medchal district

Hyderabad- 500 078, Telangana. 
Phone: +91-40-66303627
About the Faculty
Dr. Vivek Sharma has been working  in the Department of Biological Sciences at BITS Pilani, Hyderabad since 2017. He did his Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Neurobiology at NBRC, Manesar, India.  He did his post-doctoral training  in the area of Stem Cell Biology at OICR, Toronto, Canada, and RNA biology at NIH, USA. He serves as an Associate Editor in the RNA section of the journals Frontiers in Genetics and Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences. He also serves on the Brain Sciences (Neuro-oncology Section) editorial board. 
Work  Experience
      Associate Professor – BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, India, March 2023.

Assistant Professor – BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, India, May 2017-Feb 2023.

DBT-Ramalingaswamy Fellow – IMS, BHU, Varanasi, India, Dec 2016 – Apr 2017.

Research Scientist – Premas Biotech Pvt. Ltd., Gurugram, India, Sep 2016 – Nov 2016.

Khorana Nirenberg Fellow – National Cancer Institute, NIH, USA, Aug 2011 – Aug 2016.

Post-Doctoral Fellow – Ontario Institute of Cancer Research, Canada, Mar 2010 – Jun 2011. 

      Ph.D. : National Brain Research Centre, Manesar, India, 2010
       B. Tech-M. Tech (Int.): Bio-Technology, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi, 2005.
Fellowships and Honors
      OPERA, BITS Pilani, 2017
       DBT Ramalingaswamy Re-Entry Fellowship, DBT India. 2016
      NCI Director's Innovation Program - Career Development Award. 2014
      Khorana-Nirenberg-Indo-US Research Career Transition Award, NIH-DBT. 2011
      Senior Research Fellowship, CSIR, India.
      Junior Research Fellowship, NBRC, India.
      Silver medal for securing second position in M.Tech for the year 2004-2005.
      Certificate of merit by GGSIPU, Delhi for coming third in All India Combined Entrance Test 2000.


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