Fellowship & Membership
IAP: Indian Academy Of Paediatrics
SIAMG : Society of Indian Academy Medical Genetics
Joint secretary – Bangalore association of Paediatrics
Executive committee member
Society for fetal medicine and genetics
Perinatology committee (FOGSY)
Indian society of prenatal diagnosis and therapy
Life member – Bangalore paediatric society
Member – Indian society of human genetics
Member – genetic chapter – Indian academy of paediatrics.
Life member – Indian association for cancer research.
Member for the Planning & Programme Committee for designing the Biotechnology Gallery at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, Bangalore
Field of Expertise
Over 35 years of extensive experience in the field of Medical Genetics, Cytogenetics, Dysmorphology, Pre-natal Diagnosis, Molecular Genetics & Genetic counselling.
Underwent advanced training under DAAD fellowship at the Institute of Human Genetics, University of Bonn (Germany) in 1990.
Observer (Genetics Dept) at Yale University and Louisiana State University in 1999.
Awards & Achievements
Setup Department of Medical Genetics, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore in 1998.
Set up M.Sc. in Human Genetics in September 1998 in Sri Ramchandra Medical College (Porur, Chennai) - Board of studies member, Senate member and visiting faculty.
Set up a “ Walk Through – Genetic Science” at Visvesvaraya Museum, Bangalore in 2000
Started Certificate course in Genetic Counseling in 2014 at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore
Ph.D. Guide for Sri Rajiv Gandhi University of Medical Sciences (Karnataka) and MAHE University (Manipal).
Invited as the PI in New Millennium Indian Leadership Technology Initiative (NMITLI Project) & the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).
Part of the first ICMR screening project for cases of intellectual disability caused by chromosome/metabolic abnormalities and IEM
Awarded a centre of excellence for glioma research in Indian Institute of Science on successful completion of the glioma project, DBT.
10 years of ICMR multicentric research projects from 1982- 1992.