Dr. Shankar Manoharan Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Bioscience & Bioengineering

Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur

eMail: drshankarmanoharan@gmail.com / shankarmanoharan@iitj.ac.in

Phone: 0291 - 2801209

Office: Room No. 318, Chemistry Building

Fellowships & Awards

  • Recipient of the DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance Early Career Fellowship, 2017

Other responsibilities

  • Chairperson, Alumni Relations Committee

  • Member Secretary, Institutional Biosafety Committee

  • Faculty Advisor, B. Tech. Biotechnology, Second Year

  • Member, Institutional Ethics Committee

  • Member, Library Committee

  • Member, Career Counselling Committee

  • Member, Safety Committee

  • Member, Institutional Publications Committee

Former positions

  • Research Scientist, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, 2017

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, 2013-2016


  • Ph.D. Microbiology, Madurai Kamaraj University, 2013

  • M.Sc. Genomics, Madurai Kamaraj University, 2008

  • B.Sc. Biotechnology, Thiagarajar College of Arts & Sciences, 2006

Professional Memberships

  • Life Member, Biotechnology Research Society of India

  • Life Member, Association of Microbiologists in India

  • Member, American Society for Microbiology

  • Member, Microbiology Society UK