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Dr. Sandipan Ray, PhD, MRSB

Dr. Sandipan Ray is the Group Leader of the Circadian Rhythms and Disease Biology Laboratory at the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad India (IITH). Dr. Ray obtained his Ph.D. degree with an “Excellence in Ph.D. Research” award from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay in 2014. He is a highly dynamic, enthusiastic, and motivated scientific professional with over ten years of experience in translational research with an outstanding track record of scientific publications (with an H-index of 27). He has work experience in the world’s top-ranking universities and research institutes including the University of Cambridge, the University of Pennsylvania, the University College London, and The Francis Crick Institute. In his career, Dr. Ray performed high-quality research with a significant contribution to the cutting-edge systems biology research in circadian rhythms, signaling networks, and infectious diseases. 


Dr. Ray is a recipient of the prestigious Thermo Scientific Annual Tandem Mass Tag Research Award in 2018.​ He is associated with multiple leading scientific organizations including Human Proteome Organization (HUPO), US-Human Proteome Organization (US-HUPO), and Society of Biological Chemists (SBC), India. He is elected to the prestigious Royal Society of Biology, UK in 2020. He is an affiliate member of the Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT), University of Pennsylvania, USA. He contributed greatly towards the development of various e-Learning and Open-Learning curriculums and Virtual Lab initiatives. He has scientific publications in top-tier international journals such as Science, Nature, and Nature Review Journals. He serves as a peer reviewer and editorial board member for many international journals.


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.) – Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India [2009-2014]

Master of Science (M. Sc.) – University of Calcutta, India [2007-2009]

Bachelor of Science (B. Sc., Hons.) – University of Calcutta, India [2004-2007]


Assistant Professor – Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India [2020 onwards]

Senior Postdoctoral Fellow – University of Pennsylvania, USA [2018-2020]

Research Associate – University College London, UK [2016-2018]

Visiting Scientist – The Francis Crick Institute, UK [2016-2018]

Visiting Scientist – University of Cambridge, UK [2016-2017]

Postdoctoral Research Associate – University of Cambridge, UK [2015-2016]


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2024: Awarded with Faculty Research Excellence Award 2024, IIT Hyderabad

2023: Elected as a member of  the Executive Committee (EC) of the Indian Society for Chronobiology (InSC)

2021: Become an Affiliate Member of Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT), University of Pennsylvania, USA

2020: Elected to the Royal Society of Biology, UK

2018: Thermo Scientific Annual Tandem Mass Tag Research Award

2015: Excellence in Ph.D. Research Award 2014-2015 - IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India

2015: Industrial Research and Consultancy Centre - IIT Bombay Best Review Paper Award for the Year 2014-2015

2012: Congress Student Travel Stipend Award - Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) 11th Annual World Congress, Boston, USA

2012: International Travel Support Award - Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India

2012: Student Travel Support Award - US Human Proteome Organization (US HUPO) 8th Annual Conference, San Francisco, USA

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