SRM University-AP is honoured to host Dr Satheesh Ellipilli as a DST- Ramanujan Fellowship Faculty and facilitate his research for the next five years.
Ramanujan Fellowship is one of the most prestigious scientific fellowships that is offered to the Indian scientists working abroad. This fellowship is offered by Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) to encourage scientists of Indian origin to return and research in an Indian institute/University.
SERB offers the scientists Rs 1,35,000/- per month along with research grant of Rs 7,00,000/- per annum and Rs 60,000/- per annum for overhead charges.
Dr. Satheesh Ellipilli obtained his PhD from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune. He worked as a postdoctoral researcher in The Ohio State University (Columbus, USA), Emory University (Atlanta, USA), and The University of Utah (Salt Lake City, USA).
Dr. Satheesh Ellipilli has extensive experience in the field of nucleic acid chemistry, particularly, focusing on utilization of RNA nanotechnology for cancer therapy using RNAi therapeutics in combination with small molecule drugs.
He has made numerous publications in some of the most renowned journals like Journal of Organic Chemistry, Journal of Controlled Release, Chemical Communications, Bioconjugate Chemistry, Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, and Chemical Review to name a few.
Having Dr Ellipilli with us for the duration of his fellowship is a golden learning opportunity and a pleasure to be the host institution for his work. We hope that our students and scholars develop stronger research ethics and acumen in his company.