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Dr. Shekhar C. Mande

Director General, CSIR & Secretary DSIR




Secretary, DSIR and Director General,
Council of Scientific & Industrial Research,
Anusandhan Bhawan, 2, Rafi Marg,
New Delhi - 110001,
Ph: +91-11-23710472, 23717053
Fax: +91-1123710618




Proteins structure and function,
Biology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, probed through structural analysis of proteins, various biophysical and biochemical approaches,
Applications of Graph Theory to large scale protein interaction networks,
Computational methods to analyze large-scale biological data.


Ph. D from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in Molecular Biophysics (1991),
M.Sc from Nagpur University, Nagpur in Physics(X-rays & Electronics) (1984),
B.Sc in Nagpur University, Nagpur in Physics,Chemistry,Mathematics (1982)

Post-Ph.D. Career

Dec 1991 - Nov 1992 :- Post-doctoral fellow, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands,
Nov 1992 - Dec 1995 :- Senior fellow, University of Washington, Seattle, USA, 
Dec 1995 - Sept 2001 :- Scientist-C, Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh,
Sept 2001 - May 2006 :- Staff Scientist V, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad,
May 2006 - Dec 2010 :- Staff Scientist VI, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad,
Dec 2010 - Aug 2011 :- Staff Scientist VII, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad,
Sept 2011 - Oct 15, 2018 :- Director, National Centre for Cell Science, Pune,
Oct 16,2018 - present :- Secretary, DSIR & Director General, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi.

Awards Bharat Asmita Tantravigyan Puraskar 2019
Honorary D.Sc. degree (honoris causa) 2019 by Amity University, Noida
Fellow, Indian National Science Academy, Delhi, Elected 2010,
Fellow, Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences, Elected 2010,
Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Biological Sciences, 2005,
Wellcome Trust International Senior Research Fellow, 2003-08,
Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad, India, Elected 2003,
Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, Elected 2003,
B M Birla Young Scientist Award, 1999