Dr.T S Balganesh

Designation    :   Distinguished Scientist
CSIR Centre for Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation (C-MMACS)
NAL Belur Campus ,
Bangalore-560037, India
Email:- ganesh[AT}cmmacs.ernet.in

Educational Qualifications

Degree / Certification Year Institution Subjects
B.Sc 1972 Madras University ---
M.sc 1975 JIPMER, Madras University Medical Microbiology
Ph.D 1981 IIEM,Calcutta University ---

Academic/Research Experience/Employment

    From To Organisation Position Held
    Dec. 2011 Till Date CSIR Govt. of India, Ministry of Science & Technology Distinguished Scientist
    2005 Dec. 2011 AstraZeneca India Private Ltd. Board V P Discovery, R & D Bangalore and Executive Director
    2000 2005 AstraZeneca R&D Bangalore,India VP and Head of Research
    1996 2000 Vice-president, Preclinical R&D Astra Biochemicals India, Bangalore, India
    1992 1996 Astra Research Centre India, Bangalore, India. Programme Co-ordinator,Antibacterial
    1989 1992 Astra Research Centre India, Bangalore, India. Staff Scientist, Project leader, Peptidoglycan Inhibitors
    1987 1989 Astra Research Centre India, Bangalore, India. Scientist, Project leader, Diarrhoeal Diseases
    1982 1985 Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, LI, New York. Post Doctoral Fellow, Biology Department
    1980 1981 Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Calcutta Research Assistant ,Division of Microbiology


  Research Publications:- 23  Patents :5    Detailed Publications

Membership of Professional Societies

1992-1997   Member Programme Advisory Committee of the Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi.
1995-1997   Member Research Council - Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CSIR), Hyderabad.
1994-1996   Member- Research Area Panel-Scientific Advisory Committee- National Institute of Immunology (DBT), New Delhi.
1997   Member - Subcommittee on Biology of the IXth Five year Plan
1995-1997   Member- Board of Studies- Bangalore University- Microbiology and Biotechnology.
1998-to date   Elected Member-Guha Research Council
2001-2003   Member Research Council - Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CSIR), Hyderabad.
2001-2003   Member Task force on Medical Biotechnology, Govt. of India.
2001-2004   Member Expert Scientific Advisory Committee, Medicines for Malaria Venture, Geneva, Switzerland.
2003-2006   Member Research Council - Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CSIR), Hyderabad.
2007-to date   Member Research Council – Institute for Genomics, Informatics and Biotechnology, New Debvglhi.
2007-to date   Member of task force on ‘Setting up a World Class Drug Research Institute’.Committee set up under the CSIR,Govt.of India
Tenth Five Year Plan.

Awards/Honors Received

    Awarded a Honorary Doctorate from the University of Uppsala in 2011 for Outstanding work in the field of TB and Malaria drug discovery.