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CSIR - CENTRAL FOOD TECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE

COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC & INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH

MINISTRY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, GOVT. OF INDIA,
MYSURU - 570020

Kunal Sharan

Scientist

PhD (Jawaharlal Nehru University); Postdoc (Wellcome trust sanger institute, Cambridge, UK)

Email : kunalsharan@cftri.res.in

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Expertise

Metabolic bone diseases, Molecular nutrition, mouse embryonic stem cell culture, knockout and conditional knockout model of disease.

Area of interest

Understanding the molecular and cellular basis for the modulation of bone mass by food-derived molecules.

Awards and Certificates

  • Co-Chair for Cell Biology and Cell Signaling session at annual meeting of SBC(I) 2016
  • Received SERB Young Scientist startup Research grant award 2015.
  • Received Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Postdoctoral Scientist Fellowship 2011
  • In a mapping of Indian research output on osteoporosis, published by Annals of Library and Information Studies, recognized as researcher with second highest h-index value in India. (Ref: Annals of Library and Information Studies, vol. 60, Dec 2013, pp 276-283).
  • Best Oral Presentation Award in Biological Sciences at CDRI’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations.
  • Qualified for Department of Biotechnology-Junior research fellowship (DBT JRF), 2006, for securing 5 years fellowship for doing PhD.
  • Qualified Council for Scientific and Industrial Research -National Eligibility Test (CSIR-NET), 2005.
  • Patent and publications: No. of patents – 1; Technology licensed -1;Total No.s of publications: 20, Total citations: >550, h-index: 14, Total impact factor: 91.48, Average impact factor: 4.57; Please follow the link for more details: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=WNIg85wAAAAJ