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principle investigator

Mohammed Saleem

DBT/Wellcome Trust Intermediate Fellow

Current Position

June 2019 - present: Reader - F, School of Biological Sciences, NISER, Bhubaneshwar India.

Previous Position

2014 - 2019: Assistant Professor, Department of Life Sciences, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India.

Education & Training

2009 - 2013: Postdoctoral Research -  Institute Curie, Paris, France & University of Geneva, Switzerland.

          (Advisor: Prof. Aurelien Roux)

2009: PhD (Biochemistry/Biophysics) - Institute of Biochemistry, Graduate School of Chemistry, University of Münster, Germany.

          (Advisor: Prof. Hans Joachim Galla)

2005: MSc (Life Sciences/Biological Sciences) - School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India.

2003: BSc (Biochemistry, Chemistry, Microbiology - All Major) - Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.


2020: DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance Intermediate Fellowship in Basic Biomedical Research

2018: Early Career Research Award from DST (ECR/2017/003138, Not Availed)

2014 - 2019: INSPIRE Faculty Award in Chemical Sciences.

2010 - 2012: European Commission's Marie Curie Fellowship.

2005 - 2009: Doctoral Fellowship from the NRW Graduate School of Chemistry, Münster, Germany.

2001 - 2005: KVPY Fellowship (National Science Fellowship, administered by IISc, Bangalore and funded by DST, Govt. of India). 



Research Interests

Reconstitution of biologically relevant protein interaction at membrane-interface.

Mechanisms of membrane deformation


Host-pathogen interactions

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