Dr. Shankar Prasad Das

Dr. Shankar
  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Research Areas: DNA replication in Malassezia furfur & genome stability, Genetics of thrombosis, Development of diagnostic kit for early detection of Cancer, Proteome and the genetic level characterization of human fungus Malassezia
  • E-mail: shandas76@gmail.com

Awards and Recognitions

  • Qualified in the National Eligibility Test twice (NET Dec 2001 and April 2002) for Junior and Senior Research Fellowships awarded by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR, New Delhi)
  • Qualified in the Sixth State Level Eligibility Test (SLET 2001) for Lectureship conducted by the West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC, Kolkata)
  • Qualified in the Graduate Aptitude test in Engineering (GATE 2000) conducted by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT, Kharagpur)

Professional experience

  • Assistant Professor (Apr 2017-till date) - Yenepoya Research Centre, Yenepoya University, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Scientist II (Mar 2015-Mar 2016) - Startup biotech, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate (May 2014-Jan 2015) - Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, U.S.A.
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate (Jul 2008-Apr 2014) - Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, U.S.A.