|Scientist - E,
Division of Food Safety
Dr. Sathish Kumar Mungamuri obtained his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Science and subsequently received post-doctoral training at the Department of Oncological Sciences at Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA. Dr. Sathish was educated in molecular cancer therapeutics and is a specialist in cancer cell signaling and epigenetics. He is a recipient of the Young Scientists Cancer Research Award from Tisch Cancer Institute, New York, and Forchheimer Foundation scholarship during his stay in New York. He also served as a co-investigator for the Breast Cancer research foundation-funded project “Novel Breast Cancer Markers and Mechanisms.” He also served as a co-investigator of the NIH P01 project entitled “p53 effectors and regulators”. He was awarded the Ramanujan Fellowship from Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India in 2019. In September 2019, Dr. Sathish joined as a Scientist-E in the Division of Food Safety, NIN. He also serves as a member of the Research Integrity Committee, NIN, and a member of the Academic Committee for M.Sc. Applied Nutrition and M.Sc. Sports Nutrition programs at ICMR-NIN. Currently, his lab's primary research theme is to elucidate the Indian food-borne carcinogenesis mechanisms and characterize the role of nutrients in cancer prevention and support.