Curriculum Vitae


Name Sujit Kumar Sikdar
Designation Professor
Department Molecular Biophysics Unit
Institute Indian Institute of Science
Address Molecular Biophysics Unit,
Indian Institute of Science,
Bangalore, PIN- 560012
Telephone 0091-80-22933220 (off.),
23411580 (resi.)
Fax 0091-80-23600535
Date of Birth 2nd Jan. 1957

Academic Qualifications

Education (Post-graduation onwards & Professional Career)

Sl.No. Institution Place Degree Awarded Year Class
1 Loyola College, University of Madras Madras B.Sc 1976 First, University Rank
2 All India Institute of Medical Sciences Delhi M.Sc. Physiology (31/2 years course) 1980 First
3 Kyushu University Fukuoka, Japan Dr.Med.Sci 1985

Research Experience in various institutions
Sl.No. Institution Place Position Period
1 Babraham Institute Babraham, Cambridge Visiting scientist 1985-1990
2 INSERM U176 Bordeaux, France Visiting scientist 1980 (3 months)
3 Indian Institute of Science Bangalore Asst. Professor 1990-1996
4 Indian Institute of Science Bangalore Associate Professor 1996-2003
5 Indian Institute of Science Bangalore Professor 2003-present
6 Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana Slovenia Visiting Professor 1996, '98, 2000, '02 (~ 2 months each)
7 National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Okazaki Japan Visiting Professor June-Sep. 2008

  1. National Science Talent Search Scholarship, 1973-78 (NCERT, India)
  2. National Merit Scholarship, 1976 (Ministry of Education, India)
  3. Lady Tata Memorial Trust Scholarship, 1979(Lady Tata Memorial Trust, India)
  4. Mon-busho Scholarship, 1980-85 (Japan)
  5. Lalor Foundation Fellow, 1985-87 (USA)
  6. Kabi-vitrum fellow, 1988 (Sweden)
  7. Awarded the Victor-Hasselblad Foundation Research Grant, 1990 (Sweden)

Membership/Fellowship of scientific societies
  1. Member, International Brain Research Organization, Switzerland
  2. Member, The Physiological Society, UK
  3. Member, Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India
  4. Member, Indian Biophysical Society
  5. Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India (2011).