Dr. Ram Vishwakarma

 

Director

Indian Institute of  Integrative Medicine 
(Council of Scientific & Industrial Research) Jammu 180001, India
Tel: (0191) 2585222; Cell: 09322955391 and 09419182833
E-mail:  ram@iiim.res.in and ravboc@gmail.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Director, Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (CSIR), Jammu (March 2009 onwards).

  • Vice-President and Head (Medicinal Chemistry) Piramal Life Sciences (Nicholas Piramal Research Centre), Mumbai (2005-2009): Responsible for new drug discovery projects in the areas of inflammation, cancer, diabetes and drug-resistant infections.

  • Staff-Scientist-VI at National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India (2005-2005).

  • Staff-Scientist-V at National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India (2001-2005).

  • Staff-Scientist-IV at National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India (1994-2000).

  • Research Associate at Cambridge University (Dept. of Chemistry) England (1991-1993).

  • Scientist at Central Institute of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants Lucknow, India (1986-1990).

  • Scientist at Defense R&D organization (Govt. of India), New Delhi, India (1985-1985).

  • Research Fellow (CSIR) at Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India (1981-1985).

EDUCATION

RESEARCH EXPERTISE AND INTERESTS

RECITIONS AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Member of the High Power Committee of NMITLI program of CSIR (2009 onwards).

  • Member Program Advisory Committee (Organic-Chemistry) of the Department of Science and Technology (Govt. of India) (2004 onwards)

  • Member of Task Force (Plant Biotechnology) of the Department of Biotechnology (Govt. of India) (2008-onwards).

  • Member of Research Council of Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, Delhi.

  • Member of Research Council of Central Inst. Medicinal & Aromatic Plants, Lucknow.

  • Member of Research Council of Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Calcutta.

  • Member of Program Advisory Committee (Bio-prospecting & Molecular-Taxonomy) of the Department of Biotechnology (Govt. of India) (2003-2005).

  • Member of Expert Committee of the CSIR on the trans-disciplinary research (2005-2008).

  • Invited lecture at the Gordon Research Conference (Glycobiology) in USA (2005).

  • 45 Invited lectures at the various International and National scientific conferences.

  • Referee for various journals published by ACS, RSC and Elsevier.

  • Grant-reviewer for American (NSF), British (Welcome-Trust) and Indian (DBT, DST and CSIR) national funding agencies.

  • Received continuous research grants from various Indian (DST, DBT and CSIR) and the US (NIH) funding agencies.

  • Member of the ACS (USA) and RSC (UK).

  • BOYSCAST-Fellowship of DST (Govt. of India) for the Chemical Sciences (1991).

  • A number of Ph.D. students supervised both in chemistry and biology (recognized as Ph.D. guide of the Jawaharlal Nehru University, JNU, New Delhi).

  VISITING ASSIGNMENTS

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS (Click here for particular Year)

After 2014 Year 2009 - 2013 Year 2000 - 2008 Before 2000

RESEARCH PATENTS

Patents Granted Patents Filed

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