Rahul Roy

rahulroy (at) iisc.ac.in

Current Position                                                                                                                                        

Associate Faculty, Center for BioSystems Science and Engineering,

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India                                                                                       Dec 2015 - present

Intermediate Fellow, Wellcome Trust - DBT India Alliance                                                                   Sep 2013 - present

Associate Faculty, Molecular Biophysics Unit,

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India                                                                                        Dec 2012 - present

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering,

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India                                                                                        Sep 2012 - present


Education                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

PhD, Biophysics and Computational Biology

School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign,IL                                         April 2007

B Tech, Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India                                                                                      May 2001

 

Previous Work and Teaching Experience                                                                                                   

Post Doctoral Fellow

  • Research Associate, Sunney Xie Lab, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA                                 Jun 2011-Aug 2012
  • Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Post Doctoral Fellow, S. Xie Lab, Harvard Univ                         Jun 2008- May 2011
  • Taekjip Ha Lab, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), IL                                        Jun 2007 – Sept 2007

Graduate Research Assistant

  • Taekjip Ha Lab, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), IL                                        May 2002 - May 2007

Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Course Title: ‘Physical Biology: From Single Molecules to Systems Biology’                                   
           University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), IL                                                         January 2006 - April 2006
  •  Course Title: ‘Advanced Electronics Lab’                                                                                
            University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), IL                                                        January 2002 - April 2002

Visiting Student Research Fellow

Tate Institute for Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, India                                                    May 2000 - July 2000

Research Fellow

BREF-BioTEK Institute, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India                                     May 1999 - July 1999

 

Awards and Highlights                                                                                                                              

Wellcome Trust / DBT Intermediate Fellowship, India                                                                                           (2013)

Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award, Department of Biotechnology, India                                                       (2013)

Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA                               ( 2008-11)

Biophysics Grant Fellowship, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL                                                          (2001-02)

Visiting Students Research Program Fellow, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India                     (2000)