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TEAM MEMBERS

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Dinesh Upadhya

Dinesh Upadhya

Principal Investigator
Associate Professor and Coordinator 
Centre for Molecular Neurosciences

Education and Fellowships

  • Senior Research Associateship: Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Molecular and Cellular Medicine,  College of Medicine, Texas A&M University, United States

  • Post-doctoral fellowship: Developmental Biology, Dept of Biochemistry and Ophthalmology, University of Missouri, United States

  • PhD in Developmental Biology, Dept of Clinical Embryology, KMC, Manipal

     International Memberships and Presentations​

       

  • Editorial Board Member for Aging and Disease

  •  Member of International Society for Extracellular Vesicles

  • Reviewer for > 50 international journals

  • Grant reviewer for > 5 international govt agencies

  • Epilepsy Congress, Dubai, 2018

  • American Epilepsy Society, Houston, 2016

  • The American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair, Florida-2016

  • Society for Neuroscience, Chicago- 2015

  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Florida,-2012

  • ASPIRE, Singapore, 2008

SHIVAKUMAR REDDY K

PhD Research Scholar

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PhD Research scholar

Mr. Sumukha was born in Udupi. He did his Master's degree in "Molecular Biology and Human genetics" from the School of life sciences. He is currently working on
" Lipidomics in neurodevelopment".

SUMUKHA HEGDE

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Ms. Aswathi Ramesh is from Calicut, Kerala. She completed her post-graduation in Medical Anatomy. Currently, she is working

on "Neuronal interaction with Cryptococcus neoformans"

CSIR Fellowship
Current Research - 'Extracellular vesicles (EVs) as drug delivery carriers to retina'

PhD Status: Awarded
MSc -  Medical Pharmacology
BSc  -  Biotechnology.

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ASWATHI RAMESH I

PhD Research scholar

Ms. Abhijna completed her post-graduation in Medical Pharmacology. She is currently working on "Nanodelivery to CNS in drug-resistant epilepsy"

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DIVYA CHANDRAN

PhD Research Scholar

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NAMITA N KASHYAP

DST-INSPIRE Fellow

Ms. Namita was born and brought up in Shivamogga, Karnataka. She completed her post-graduation in Medical Biochemistry. She was an Inspire Scholar, DST (2015 batch). Her Ph.D. thesis involves " Finding metabolic biomarkers in extracellular vesicles".

MS. NANDINI BHAT

PhD status: Awarded

Ms. Nandini Bhat is a BHMS from Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore. She also holds an MSc in Medical Anatomy. She is currently working as a faculty member in the Department of Anatomy, KMC, MAHE. She is working on "Anxiety modifiers".

ABHIJNA BALLAL R

PhD Research scholar

Ms. Divya was born in Nilgiris Tamil Nadu, India. She did her Master's degree in Medical Anatomy. She is currently a Ph.D. Research Scholar working on" Neuronal migration"

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