Rahul Roy

rahulroy (at) iisc.ac.in

Current Position

  • Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering,

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India Sep 2018 - present

  • Associate Faculty, Center for BioSystems Science and Engineering,

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India Dec 2015 - 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

Principal Investigator

  • Assistant Professor Chemical Engineering, IISc, Bangalore, India Sep 2012-Sep 2018
  • Intermediate Fellow, Wellcome Trust - DBT India Alliance Sep 2013 - Sep 2018
  • Associate Faculty, Molecular Biophysics Unit, IISc, Bangalore, India Sep 2012-Sep 2018

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)