S. S.V. Ramasastry

Education
2001 - 2005 Ph.D.
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (Advisor: Prof. A. Srikrishna) 

1999 - 2001 M. Sc. (Organic chemistry)
Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India

Previous Positions Held
2017 - till, Associate Professor
Department of Chemical Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Mohali, India

2011 - 2017, Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Mohali, India

2010 - 2011, Senior Research Scientist
Jubilant Biosys Ltd., Bangalore, India 

2008 - 2010, Senior Research Investigator
Bristol-Myers Squibb Biocon Research Center (BBRC), Syngene International Ltd., Bangalore, India  

2005 - 2008, Postdoctoral fellow
The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA (Advisor: Prof. Carlos F. Barbas, III)

Honours and Recognitions
* Council member of the 'National Organic Symposium Trust (NOST)' for the period 2023-26
* Invited to become the 'Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC)' under 'Leaders in the Field (LITF)' scheme (2022)
* Recipient of the CDRI Award for Excellence in Drug Research 2022
* Editorial Board member of Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry from February 2022
* Awarded the 'RSC Research Fund' grant 2020
* Swarnajayanti Fellowship (2017-18) awarded by the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India
* A. V. Rama Rao Research Foundation (AVRA) Young Scientist Award 2018
* Outstanding Reviewer for Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry in 2018
* Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI) Young Scientist award 2018
* Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) Bronze Medal 2018
* Editorial Advisory Board member of Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry during 2017-2022
* Thieme Chemistry Journals Award 2017
* Young Scientist award from the organizing committee of 'Chemical Frontiers Goa' in 2016
* Admitted as a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC) in 2016
* Skaggs Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, USA [2005-08]
* Awarded JRF and SRF (2001-05) by the CSIR-New Delhi

Professional Affiliations
- Member since 2012, American Chemical Society (ACS)
- Member since 2012, Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
- Member since 2022, Swiss Chemical Society (SCS)
- Lifetime member, Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI)