M. Vijayan


Role in International Organizations

o    Chairman, Commission on Biological Macromolecules,

International  Union of Crystallography (IUCr), 1993-96  

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o    Member, Commission on Biological Macromolecules,

International Union of Crystallography (IUCr), 1987-96  

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o    Member, Commission on Small Molecules,

International Union of Crystallography (IUCr), 1984-90  

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o    Member, Commission on Education and Development in Biophysics,

 International Union of Pure & Applied Biophysics (IUPAB), 1991-96

 

o    Co-editor, Acta Crystallographica,  1993-2002

 

o    Member, IUCr Subcommittee on the Union Calendar, 1996-2005

 

o    Member, IUPAB Council, 1996-2002

 

o    Member, IUPAB Task Force on Bioinformatics, 1996-1998

 

o    Member, Inter-Union Bioinformatics Group (ICSU), 1998-2002

 

o    Member, Asia-Pacific International Molecular Biology Network, 1999-

 

o    Vice-President, Asian Crystallographic Association, 2002-2004
 

o    Co-editor, Crystallography Reviews, 2003- 2014

 

o    President, Asian Crystallographic Association, 2004- 2007

 

o    Member, Ad hoc group on Weighted Voting, ICSU, 2010

 

o    Member, Council of Scientific Advisors, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, 2009-2011


 

Role in the Congresses of International Unions
 

o    Organizing Chairman and speaker, Symposium on "Molecular Complexes and Inclusion Compounds",

   XIV IUCr (Crystallography) Congress, Perth, Australia, August, 1987.

 

o    Invited speaker, Symposium on "The Problem of Protein Folding", 11th IUPAB (Biophysics) Congress,

    Budapest, Hungary, July, 1993.

 

o    Organizing Chairman, Symposium on "Molecular Structure and Biological Activity"

    XVI  IUCr (Crystallography) Congress, Beijing, China, August, 1993.

 

o    Invited speaker, Symposium on "Protein-Saccharide Interaction", XVI  IUCr (Crystallography) Congress,

    Beijing, China, August, 1993.

 

o    Organizing   Chairman   and  speaker,  Symposium   on   "Three-dimensional   Structure   of  Proteins",

    XVI  IUBMB (Biochemistry  and  Molecular  Biology)  Congress,  New  Delhi, India, September, 1994.

 

o    Organizing Chairman, Symposium on "Protein-Carbohydrate Structure", XVII IUCr (Crystallography) Congress,

    Seattle, U.S.A., August, 1996

 

o    Invited  speaker,  Symposium   on "Hot  Structures",  XVII  IUCr (Crystallography) Congress,

    Seattle, U.S.A., August, 1996.

 

o    Chairman, Programme Committee, 13th IUPAB (Biophysics) Congress, New Delhi, India, September, 1999.


 

o    Member, Programme Committee, 19th IUCr (Crystallography) Congress, Geneva, August, 2002

 

o    Chaired a plenary lecture in the 19th IUCr (Crystallography) Congress, Geneva, August, 2002

 

o    Chaired a plenary lecture in the 20th IUCr (crystallography) Congress, Florence, 2005

 

o    Invited speaker, Symposium on “Protein Structure and Allosteric Communication”, 17th IUPAB (Biophysics) Congress,

 

Beijing, October-November, 2011

 

 

 
  
Involvement in national bodies
 

o    Member, National Committee for the International Union of  Crystallography (IUCr), 1985-88

o    Chairman, National Committee for the International Union of Pure and Applied Biophysics (IUPAB), 1991-94

o    Member, Kerala State Committee on Science & Technology, 1981-1984

o    Member, Kerala State Committee on Science, Technology and Environment, 1991-94, 1997-2003

o    Member, Research Advisory Committee, Central Leather Research Institute, Madras, 1984-87

o    Member, Research Council, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Calcutta, 1988-91

o    Vice-President, Society of Biological Chemists, India, 1986-88

o    Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, National Institute of Immunology , New Delhi, 1992-

o    Member, Current Science Association, Bangalore, 1992-

o    Member, Council of the Indian Academy of Sciences, 1989-94, 2001-2003

o    Coordinator, Curriculum Development Centre in Biophysics (UGC), 1986-1991.

o    President, Indian Biophysical Society, 1993-95

o    Member, Task Force on Bioinformatics, Department of Biotechnology, 1993-2002

 

o    Member, Research Council, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, 1994-1997

 

o    Member, Management Committee, CSIR Centre for Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation,

 Bangalore, 1994-1997
 

o    Member, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Immunology and Biotechnology

Research Committee of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1989-92 

 

o    Member, Physical Sciences Research Committee of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1995-98

o    Member, Kerala Education Commission, 1996-99

o    Senior Associate of the National Institute of Advanced Studies, 1996-

o    Member, Research Council, Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, 1998-2001, 2004-2007

o    Member, Council of the Indian Science Congress Association, 1998-1999

o    President, Biology Section, National Academy of Sciences, India, 1998

o    Hon. Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, 1998-

o    Member, Advisory Committee on Space Sciences (ADCOS), Indian Space Research Organization, 1998-2011

o    Member, Council of the National Academy of Sciences, India, 1999-2004

o    Member, Research Council, Central Food Technology Research Institute, 2001-2004

o    Founder President, Indian Crystallographic Association, 2001-2004

o    Member, Task Force on Infrastructure and Centres of Excellence, Department of Biotechnology, 2002-2005

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o    Vice-President, National Academy of Sciences, India, 2002- 2004

o    Member, Governing Body of National Institute of Immunology, 2001- 2013

o    Member, Human Genetics and Genome Analysis Task Force, Department of Biotechnology, 2001-2005

o    Member, Research Area Panel-Scientific Advisory Committee, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, 2001-2005

o    Chairman, Research Council, Kerala State Committee for Science, Technology and Environment, 2003-2011

o    Chairman, Scientific Advisory Committee, National Institute of Immunology , New Delhi, 2003-

o    Chairman, Programme Advisory Committee on Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Department of Science and Technology, 2004-2012

 

o    Member, Science and Engineering Research Council, Department of Science and Technology, 2004-2012

 

o    Member, Task Force on Infectious Disease Biology, Department of Biotechnology, 2005-2008

 

o    Vice-President, Indian National Science Academy, 2005-2007

 

o    Chairman, Task Force on Bioinformatics, Department of Biotechnology, 2006-2013

 

o    Chairman, Subject Expert Committee on Life Sciences, FIST Programme, Department of Science and Technology, 2006-

 

o    Member, Governing Body, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, 2008-2013

 

o    President, Indian National Science Academy 2008-2010

 

o    Chairman, Research Council, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, 2010-

 

     

 


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