Profile of Dr. K. Thangaraj

Thangaraj, K.

Elected Fellow 2008

Basic Sciences- Genetics

DB: 02-06-1963

Birth place

Cheyyur, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India

Education

University of Madras, B.Sc., 1984; M.Sc, 1988; M.Phil, 1989; Ph.D, 1996.

Positions held 

CCMB, Hyderabad, Scientist B (1993-1998); Scientist C (1998-2002); Scientist EI (2002-2005); Scientist EII (2005-till date).

Research Area

Origin of modern human; molecular basis of - cardiovascular disease, infertility, sex determination, mitochondrial disorders; ayur genomics; and forensic genetics.

Awards and fellowships

UKIERI (UK India Education and Research Initiative) Award by Gordon Brown, British Prime Minister (2007-2011); Raman Research Fellow Awarded, CSIR (2006-2007); Rashtria Rathan Award, New Delhi (2006).

Address

Scientist, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Uppal Road, Hyderabad 500 007

Residence

102, Surya Residency, Road No. 3, Snehapuri Colony, Nacharam, Hyderabad 500 076
[O:
040-2719 2828; F: 040-2716 0591; M: 099082 13822;  thangs@ccmb.res.in]