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Advisory Bodies


The Institute’s research activities are guided by Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) that includes eminent scientist from various disciplines. The SAC members of the institute are given below:
1. Prof. Sanjay Zodpey (Chairperson)
President, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI)
2. Dr. Arvind Sahu ,
Executive Director and JC Bose National Fellow Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad, Haryana
3. Dr. Javed N Agrewala
Professor and Dean Research, CBME, Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar
4. Prof. Niyaz Ahmed
Professor (Biotechnology and Bioinformatics), The School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, India
Former Senior Director International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR B)
5. Dr. Soumen Basak
Staff Scientist VI and the Laboratory Head, Systems Immunology Laboratory, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi
6. Dr. Air Vice Marshal Renuka Kunte
Principal Medical Officer, HQ Maintenance Command, Vayusenanagar, Nagpur
7. Dr. Vranda Mysore Narasimha
Additional Professor at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru Consultant of AWAKE Special Clinic for Women with Intimate Partner Violence at NIMHANS Centre for Well-Being, NIMHANS
8. Dr. Siuli Mukhopadhyay
Professor, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
9. Prof. Indrani Gupta
Professor & Head, Health Policy Research Unit Institute of Economic Growth University Enclave, University of Delhi (North Campus), Delhi
10. Dr. Rakesh Aggarwal
Director, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, India
11. Dr. Sundeep Salvi
Director, Pulmocare Research and Education (PURE) Foundation Director, Chest Research and Training (CREST) Pvt Ltd
Distinguished Professor of Research, Symbiosis International University, Pune
12. Dr. Manoj Murhekar ,
Director, ICMR-National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai
13. Representative from Research Division of National AIDS Control Organization, Delhi
14. Head/ Representative of Division of Communicable Diseases, ICMR-HQ, New Delhi
15. Dr. Sheela Godbole (Member Secretary)
Director, ICMR-National Institute of Translational Virology and AIDS Research, Pune