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Fellow
Mayor
Satyajit
Current position: 
Senior Professor and Director
Current nationality: 
India
Current residence: 
India
Affiliation/Institution: 
National Centre for Biological Science Tata Institute for Fundamental Research, bangalore 560065
Biodata: 
Mayor is an Indian cell biologist. After studying chemistry at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, he was awarded his PhD in life sciences from The Rockefeller University, New York, and worked as a post-doctoral fellow at Columbia University. In 1995, he joined the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bangalore, a centre of TIFR where he has been studying the fine structure and the function of the membrane of living cells using methods derived from biology, chemistry, and physics. He has been elected as a Fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences, Indian Science Academy, a Foreign Fellow of National Academy of Sciences (USA), and European Molecular Biology Organization. He has been awarded the TWAS Prize in Biology and the Infosys Prize in Life Sciences. He serves as Director of NCBS, and was Director of the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (inStem) at Bangalore, and is founding director of Centre for Cell and Molecular Platforms (CCAMP), a technology enabler and biotech start-up incubator; together these make up the Bangalore Life Science Cluster, a multi-institutional organization that he has driven since 2015.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
3 - Good health and well-being
15 - Life on land
Keywords: 
Cell biology, Membrane Biophysics, MembraneTrafficking, Tissue Scale Cell biology
Elected
2020
Place of Birth: 
Baroda, Gujarat
Country of birth: 
India

Date of birth

26
January
1963
Section:
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
TWAS Awards: 
TWAS Prize in Biology (2010)
Last updated on 31/07/2020