Prof K N Ganesh, Director, IISER, Tirupati invited to talk during University Distinguished Lecture 07

SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh has previously conducted six illuminating lectures by venerated guests as part of the University Distinguished Lecture Series. Subsequently, Prof K N Ganesh, Director, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Tirupati has been invited to deliver a talk during the seventh edition of the UDL series to be held on December 12, 2020, at 3 PM.

Earlier in his career, Prof K N Ganesh joined the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CSIR), Hyderabad where he established India’s first microsynthesis DNA facility, initiating a vigorous research programme to discover new motifs of DNA-protein interactions. Following which, he relocated to National Chemical Laboratory (NCL-CSIR) where he was the Head of Organic Chemistry Division. Further, he took charge as the first Director of the newly founded IISER, Pune.

Prof K N Ganesh has made excellent research contributions in the field of nucleic acids, focusing on therapeutic and diagnostic applications of DNA analogues, structural biology of collagen peptides and the emerging area of DNA nanotechnology. He is internationally acclaimed for his pioneering contributions in designing the Peptide Nucleic Acid (PNA) analogues for effective cell permeation.

During UDL07, Prof K N Ganesh will be steering the audience through a lecture on “Pursuit of Excellence: Institution Building”. Institution Building entails the improvement of organizational performance intended to transform and benefit the society. Further, the pursuit of excellence brings a positive swing in individuals’ lives by generating progressive outcomes. Prof K N Ganesh demonstrated remarkable leadership in spearheading Institution Building while establishing IISERs as brand science education and research institutes, now attaining international recognition.

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1 Comment to “ Prof K N Ganesh, Director, IISER, Tirupati invited to talk during University Distinguished Lecture 07”

  1. srinivas says :Reply

    very good lecturer on research

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