Dr. S. G. Srivatsan


Dr S. G. Srivatsan earned his PhD in Chemistry from IIT Kanpur in 2003 and is currently an Associate Professor in Chemistry at IISER Pune. His lab at IISER Pune uses simple physical organic concepts to develop tools to assess structure, dynamics and function of nucleic acids in cell-free and complex cellular environments.

Achievements and Honors

  • National Prize for Research on Chemistry of Peptides and Nucleic Acids 2020 (Sponsored by CNR Rao Education Foundation).
  • Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) Bronze medal for 2020.
  • CDRI awards 2019 for Excellence in Drug Research.
  • The Wellcome Trust Fellow, 2015.