Academic Positions

  • Scientist C & DBT-Ramalingaswami Faculty Fellow

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

  • Assistant Professor

    Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

  • Postdoctoral Fellow

    Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden


  • PhD 2013

    National University of Singapore

  • BTech 2009

    SASTRA University, Tamilnadu


  • 2024
    Editorial Board (Early Career) at ACS Infectious Diseases
  • 2021
    Start up Research Grant, SERB
  • 2021
    DBT- Ramalingaswami Fellowship
  • 2021
    DST- INSPIRE Faculty Fellowship Award
  • 2019
    Recommendation by Faculty of 1000 Prime
  • 2019
    Travel grant from Scandinavian Society for Immunology
  • 2018
    Best Scientific paper of the year award (Nature microbiology), Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
  • 2014
    Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
  • 2009
    Graduate Research scholarship, Singapore
  • 2009
    Best outgoing student award in B.Tech, SASTRA University, India
  • 2007-2008
    Summer Research fellowship award from the Indian Academy of Sciences, Indian National Science Academy and National Academy of Sciences
  • 2005-2009
    Dean's list award in B.Tech, SASTRA University, India



  • Patent titled "Mannose Receptor-Derived Peptides For Treatment Of Pneumococcal Disease"
    Swedish Patent No:2050805-7 dated 30/06/2020


  • Member, Scandinavian Society for Immunology

  • Member, Indian Society for Extracellular Vesicles (InSEV)

  • Member, Kerala Academy of Sciences

  • Life Member, Indian Immunology Society


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