Sudipto Roy obtained his Ph.D. degree from the National Centre for Biological Sciences in Bangalore, India, where he studied the cellular and genetic basis of muscle and neuronal development in the fruit fly, Drosophila. In 1998, he moved to the MRC Centre for Developmental and Biomedical Genetics at The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK, where he extended his studies to the analysis of induction and differentiation of muscle cell types in the zebrafish embryo. Dr. Roy has been the recipient of several awards and fellowships from organizations that include The Company of Biologists, the Wellcome Trust, the Human Frontiers Science Program (HFSP), and the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). In 2002, he was honored with a Young Scientist Medal from the Indian National Science Academy. In the same year, he joined the IMCB as a Young Investigator and was a Principal Investigator (Assistant Professor) from 2003 to 2008. Dr. Roy is currently a Senior Principal Investigator (Associate Professor) and an adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore as well as the School of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University. He also serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Genetics and Asia Pacific Biotech News.
Biography Updated on 2 October 2011