Dr. Gyanchandra Mishra

Merits and Accolades


  • M.Sc. Zoology in 1968 at University of Gorakhpur, Gorakhpur, India
  • Ph.D., Zoology in 1975 at University of Udaipur, Udaipur, India on “Studies on the digestive and nervous system of Indian cattle leech P. granulosa (Savigny, 1822)”.
  • Eminent Scientist, National Centre for Cell Science Pune
  • More than 35 years of experience in cellular immunology and several allied areas of cell biology
  • His research has culminated not only into several outstanding research papers in prestigious journals but has also opened new avenues for addressing some of the fundamental questions in immunology
  • His findings have major implications in the control of variety of diseases such as tuberculosis, kala azar, malaria, diabetes, etc.
  • In addition as a Director, Dr. Mishra has taken National Centre for Cell Science Pune from anonymity to one of the premier scientific institute in the area of biological science
  • Former Director, NCCS, Pune
  • Conferred ‘PADMASHREE’ by Hon’ble President of India
  • Fellow, National Academy of Science, Allahabad, India
  • Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore
  • Fellow, Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi
  • Fellow- Society for Science and Environment, India • Member, “Guha Research Conference”
  • Member, “Molecular Immunology Forum”
  • Recipient of Ranbaxy Research Foundation Award for excellence in Medical Science for the year 2002
  • Member of Various Scientific advisory Committees’ and Task Forces of DST, DBT & ICMR etc. and has published more than 65 papers in reputed journals