Dr. R. C. Koumar

Dr. Koumar
  • Designation: Associate Professor
  • Research Areas: Epigenetics, Molecular Cell Biology and Cancer
  • E-mail: rckoumar@yenepoya.edu.in

Awards and Recognitions

  • IMCB, Research Fellowship (2008-2016) - Institute Of Molecular And Cell Biology (IMCB), Singapore
  • Foundation pour la Recherche Médicale (FRM) Fellowship (2006-2008) - Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire (IGBMC), Strasbourg, France
  • Association pour la Recherche sur le Cancer (ARI) Fellowship (2005-2006) - Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire (IGBMC), Strasbourg, France
  • NBRC, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (2004-2005) - National Brain Research Centre (NBRC), Haryana, India
  • University Grants Commission (UGC) Fellowship (1999-2004) - Centre for Advanced Studies in Zoology, Banaras Hindu University, India
  • Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) conducted by Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India

Professional experience

  • Associate Professor (Nov 2018–till date) - Yenepoya Research Centre, Yenepoya University, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Research Fellow (2008-2016) - Cell Division and Cancer Research Lab and Mouse Models for Human Cancer Unit, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (A*STAR), Biopolis, Singapore
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (2005-2008) - Department of Functional Genomics and Cancer, Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire (IGBMC), Strasbourg, France
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (2004-2005) - Division of Molecular and Cellular Neurosciences, National Brain Research Centre (NBRC), Manesar, Haryana, India