Academic Positions

  • Scientist F

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

  • Scientist E-II

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

  • Visiting Scientist

    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

  • Scientist E-I

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

  • Scientist C

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

  • Scientist B

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology


  • Ph.D Biochemistry

    Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum

  • M.Sc Biochemistry

    Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala


  • 2016
    Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Prem Nath Wahi Award, 2013
  • 2016
    NCI's Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program held from July 6th to August 5th at National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, USA.
  • 2013
    Member - Biotech S&T Delegation to Spain (20-24/05/2013) for encouraging partnerships and business led R&D&I collaborative projects between India and Spain, jointly by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, India and the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology, Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, Spain.
  • 2009
    Visiting Scientist, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.
  • 2008
    AACR-NCI International Investigator Opportunity Grants in recognition of the need to globalize cancer research and to equalize the exchange of scientific knowledge - presented at AACR meeting at Washington DC
  • 2008
    DBT overseas fellowship 2008-09
  • 2004
    DST Young Scientist Project (Fast Track Scheme)
  • 1997
    Senior Research Fellowship (UGC), India
  • 1995
    Junior Research Fellowship (UGC), India
  • 1994
    First rank in M.Sc Biochemistry, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala


  • Title of Invention: Synthesis and anticancer activity of a novel Cu (II) coordination complex
    Inventors: Dr.Priya Srinivas, Dr. M.R. Prathapachandra Kurup, Easwaran Potti Manoj, and Rakesh Sathish Nair.
    Granting Agency: Indian Patent Office
    Status: Granted, No.511/CHE/2007; Date of issue: 10th August 2017.


  • 2019-2022: Secretary, Indian Association for Cancer Research

  • 2018 - 2019: Executive Committee Member, Indian Association for Cancer Research

  • 2013: Life Member, Indian Association for Cancer Research

  • 2009: Member, The European Association for Cancer Research

  • 2008-cont: Active Member, American Association for Cancer Research

  • 2007: Member, Third World Organization for Women in Science

  • 2006: Life Member, Biotech Research Society of India

  • 2005: Life Member, Society for Biotechnologists, India

Trainings Attended

  • 2018
    Foldscope training (DBT) at ICGEB, New Delhi. April 16-17
  • 2008
    Workshop on Spectral Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology. July 29-31
  • 2006
    Demonstration on chip on chip assay at IISC, Bangalore. May 15-17
  • 2006
    6th Indo-US Flow cytometry wet workshop, monitoring of stem cell phenotype, proliferation and apoptosis. February 5-12
  • 2006
    Hands on training on Micro array at IISC, Bangalore. January 30-31
  • 1997
    National Training Course in Basic Techniques in Animal Tissue Culture and Cell Culture, National Centre for Cell Science, Pune, India. August 18-Septmber 3
  • 1996
    Training on cell culture for two weeks at CRI, Mumbai. November


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