Email :rakesh.rawal@gcriindia.org

Qualification : M.Sc, M.Phil & Ph.D.(LifeSciences)
Designation : Senior Scientific Officer & I/C MCPg Lab
Specialization : Cancer Biology and Bioinformatics
Experience (in yrs.) : 23 years at GCRI

Academic Achievements:

Awards& Achievements:
Received best poster award for scientific content at 4th International Symposium on Biochemical Roles of Eukaryotic Cell Surface Macromolecules, New Delhi. 1996.

Academic Association:
Recognized Ph D guide at Gujarat University in Lifesciences and Kadi Vishva Vidyalay in Biotechnology & Bioinformatics. Visiting faculty in Gujarat University for Bioinformatics.
Co-ordinator for BitVirtual initiative by GSBTM
Collaboration: Gujarat University, Nirma University & Saurastra University

Publication: 25

Research Projects
13 from (GCS, DMER, GSBTM, ICMR) on Head & Neck Cancer, Leukemias (AML & CML)

Bioinformatics(CCMB, 25Feb-10March 2001)
QMS according to ISO17025(2003) & ISO15189(2012)
Stem cell culture techniques (Dhirubhai Ambani Lifescience Centre, Navimumbai, 2006)

Area of Interest:
Short-¬term: Establishing a tumour repository for Biomarker development using Genomic and Proteomic technologies. Insilico analysis of Drug target. Invitro models for Cancer stem cell to predict drug response and resistance
Long term : - Regenerative Medicine using cell based therapy in cancer management -Search for elusive drug targets for anti¬cancer drug development Pharmacogenomics Cancer epigenetics .