M. Vijayan

Honours and awards


Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences, 1983-

Fellow, Indian National Science Academy, 1987-

Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, India, 1990-

Member, Guha Research Conference, 1980-1994

Recipient, Bhatnagar Prize for 1985 in Biological Sciences

ASTRA Professor, Indian Institute of Science, 1991-94

Recipient, G.N. Ramachandran 60th Birthday Commemoration Medal of the Indian National Science Academy, 1994.

Alumni award for Excellence in Research, Indian Institute of  Science, 1996

Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) award in  Life Sciences for 1995-96

Ranbaxy Research Award in Basic Medical Sciences for 1996

J L Nehru Birth Centenary Visiting Fellowship, Indian National Science Academy, 1999

Om Prakash Bhasin Award, 2000


K.S. Krishnan Memorial Lecture Award of the Indian National Science Academy,2001


Fellow, Third World Academy of Sciences, 2002-

Jawaharlal Nehru Birth Centenary Award, Indian Science Congress Association, 2003-2004

Padma Shri, 2004  


Distinguished Biotechnologist Award of the DBT, 2004


The First CSIR/Science Congress G.N. Ramachandran Award for Excellence in Biological Sciences and Technology, 2004


Life Time Achievement Award, Biotech Research Society of India, 2006


Goyal Prize in Life Sciences, 2005


Distinguished Alumni Award, 2005, Indian Institute of Science


Honorary Fellowship of the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, 2008-


Lakshmipat Singhania-IIM Lucknow National Leadership Award for Science and Technology, 2009


Sir Devaprasad Sarvadhikari Medal for 2009, University of Calcutta


D.P. Burma Memorial Lecture Award, 2010, Society of Biological Chemists (India)


Champion of CSIR Award, 2012


Professor Krishnaji Memorial Lecture Award of the National Academy of Sciences, India, 2012


Kerala Science Award, 2012


Honorary Fellow, Kerala Academy of Sciences, 2013


SASTRA G.N. Ramachandran Award, 2014


Kairali Global Lifetime Achievement Award, 2020




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