Assistant Professor  Department of Biology, University of Dayton, Dayton  (2009- Present)
   Assistant Professor  Center for Tissue Regeneration and Engineering at Dayton (TREND)  (2009-Present)
   Assistant Professor  Division of  Basic Sciences, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA  (2007-2009)
   Instructor  Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX   (2006-2007)

  Education and Training

   Postdoctoral Fellow    Biochemistry & Molecular Biology The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX  (2002-2006)

Mentor: Dr.Georg Halder
   Postdoctoral Fellow      Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan ROC (1998-2002)  

Mentor: Dr. Y.Henry Sun
   Postdoctoral Fellow    Microbiology & Cell Biology, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore India (1997-1998)

   Ph.D.      School of Life Sciences, Devi Ahilya University, Indore India (1997)

Mentor: Dr.Pradip Sinha
   M.Sc. School of Life Sciences,Devi Ahilya University, Indore India (1991)


  1. Theodore N Law Award for Scientific Achievement  from the University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center Odyssey special fellow program (2005)
  1.  Winner of the M. D. Anderson Alumni and Faculty Association Travel Awards, Houston ,TX  (2004)
  1. Atlanta Pharma Odyessy Award for Excellence, UTMDACC, Houston, TX (2003)
  1. Travel Award from the Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica, Taipei Taiwan, for paper presentation at the 41st Annual Drosophila Research Conference at Washington DC USA. (2001)
  1. National Science Foundation, Postdoctoral Fellowship at Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan ROC. (1998-2002)
  1. CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) Junior Research Fellowship, declined to accept the K S Krishnan Fellowship. (1992)
  1. Dr. K. S. Krishnan Research Fellowship, Department of Atomic Energy, BARC, Mumbai, INDIA. (1992)