S. Ganesh

PhD (Banaras Hindu University)

Professor, Department of Biological Sciences & Bioengineering (BSBE)


Research Interests:



  • PhD, Banaras Hindu University, 1996
  • MSc, University of Madras, 1990
  • BSc, University of Madras-1988



  • Molecular Cell Biology

  • Human Molecular Genetics

  • Kumar, A, Singh PK, Parihar R, Dwivedi V, Lakhotia SC, and Ganesh S (2014) Decreased O-linked GlcNAcylation protects from cytotoxicity mediated by huntingtin exon1 protein fragment. Journal of Biological Chemistry 289: 13543-13553

  • Puri R, Suzuki T, Yamakawa K, and Ganesh S. (2012) Dysfunctions in endosomal-lysosomal and autophagy pathways underlie neuropathology in a mouse model for Lafora disease. Human Molecular Genetics 21: 175-184

  • Sengupta S, Badwar I, Upadhyay M, Singh S and Ganesh S (2011) Malin and laforin are essential components of a protein complex that protects cells from the thermal stress. Journal of Cell Science 124: 2277-2286

  • Garyali P, Siwach P, Singh PK, Puri R, Mittal S, Sengupta S, Parihar R, and Ganesh S (2009) The laforin-malin complex suppresses the cellular toxicity of misfolded proteins by promoting their degradation through the ubiquitin-proteasome system. Human Molecular Genetics 18, 688-700

  • Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, India (2012)

  • Ramanna Fellowship (Dept. of Science & Technology) (2012-2015)

  • CDRI Award for Excellence in Drug Research (CDRI, Lucknow) (2012)

  • DAE-SRC Outstanding Research Investigator Award (Dept. of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India (2010)

  • B.M. Birla Science Prize in Biology (BM. Birla Science Centre, Hyderabad) (2008)


Office Phone: 0512-259-4040 (O)

Fax: 0512-259-4010

Email: sganesh[AT]iitk.ac.in


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