Dr. Petety V. Balaji
Professor (HAG scale)

Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Powai, Mumbai 400 076
India

Phone: +(91-22) 2576 7778
E-mail: balaji [at] iitb.ac.in

Dr. Balaji

Academic Background
  • B.Sc. (1983) (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics), University of Mysore, Mysuru
  • M.Sc. (1985) (Biochemistry), University of Mysore, Mysuru
  • Ph.D. (1991) (Biophysics), Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru

Professional Experience
  • Research Associate (1991), Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
  • Visiting Fellow (1991), Lab. of Mathematical Biology, NCI, NIH
  • Assistant Professor (1996), Biotechnology Center, IIT Bombay, Mumbai
  • Assistant Professor (2001), School of Biosciences and Bioengineering, IIT Bombay, Mumbai
  • Associate Professor (2003), School of Biosciences and Bioengineering, IIT Bombay, Mumbai
  • Professor (2007), Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, IIT Bombay, Mumbai
  • Professor HAG scale (2018), Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, IIT Bombay, Mumbai
Research Interest
  • Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Glycobiology
Teaching
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioenergetics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology (B.Tech. Year I)
  • Molecular Biophysics
Present lab-members
  • Gayathri (PhD, 2013-)
  • Toshi Mishra (PhD, 2017-)
  • Busi Rakesh (PhD, 2019-)
  • Javvadi Lakshmi Aswini (PhD, 2022-)
  • Pranav V. Machingal (PhD, 2020-) (Co-Supervisor 2022 onwards)
  • Ravi Sharma (MSc, 2022-)
  • Binay Aswal (MSc, 2022-)
Administrative & Other Key Responsibilities
  • Chairman, Joint Admission Test for MSc (JAM) 2009, IIT Bombay zone
  • Associate Dean (Research and Development) (July 2009 to October 2012)
  • Organizing Chairman, JEE (Advanced) 2015 and JoSAA 2015
  • Dean (Research and Development) (November 2015 to April 2019)
  • Senate Nominee, Board of Governors of IIT Bombay (Jan 2020 to Dec 2021)
  • Member, Senate Nominations Committee (March 2021 to present)
  • Head, Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering (May 2022 to present)
Publications

Past lab-members

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