New Delhi, India

The Delhi component is located within the ICGEB Campus in South Delhi, which comprises an area of approximately 16 acres. It is situated alongside the Jawaharlal Nehru University and the Sanjay Van in a bush forest area and is close to the NII and NIPGR. The Laboratories comprise a main building, a Guest house facility, Bioexperimentation Unit, BSL-3 Facility, and a number of greenhouses for agriculture related research.

ICGEB New Delhi has 25 Research Groups. The Component also has a flourishing PhD programme in association with the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and at any given time has up to 100 PhD students.  ICGEB PIs have obtained research grants from national funding agencies as well as extra-mural funds from international agencies, such as The Wellcome Trust, European Malaria Vaccine Initiative, European Commission, International Aids Vacine Initiative, National Institute of Health, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Dupont and Pepsico. 

An innovative collaboration programme has also been established with the Emory Global Vaccine Centre that focuses on the development of vaccines against diseases such as tuberculosis and malaria.

ICGEB Campus
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg
110 067 New Delhi
Tel: +91-11-26741358/1007
Fax: +91-11-26742316
E-mail: [email protected]

Scientific Faculty


Metabolic Engineering
Shashi Kumar

Microbial Engineering
Syed Shams Yazdani

Omics of Algae
Pavan Jutur

Structural Immunology
Dinakar M. Salunke

Systems Biology for Biofuel
Shireesh Srivastava

Transcription Regulation
Neel Sarovar Bhavesh

Translational Bioinformatics
Dinesh Gupta

Yeast Biofuel
Naseem Gaur


Cellular Immunology
Dhiraj Kumar

Emory Vaccine Program
Anmol Chandele

Ved Prakash Dwivedi

Malaria Biology
Pawan Malhotra

Membrane Protein Biology
Arockiasamy Arulandu

Parasite Cell Biology
Asif Mohmmed

Translational Health
Navin Khanna

Structural Parasitology
Amit Sharma (On Special Leave)

Translational Health
Ranjan Nanda

Vector Borne Diseases
Sujatha Sunil


Crop Improvement
M.K. Reddy

Nutritional Improvement of Crops
Tanushri Kaul

Plant Insect Interaction
Suresh Nair

Plant RNAi Biology
Neeti Sanan-Mishra

Plant Stress Biology
Sneh Lata Singla-Pareek

Plant Transcription Regulation
Jitendra Kumar Thakur



Dinakar M. Salunke
Director, New Delhi Component
Tel: +91-11-26742317
Fax: +91-11-26742316
E-mail: [email protected], [email protected]

Hema Adhikari Personal Assistant to the Director

Jijy Rohini Research cum Administrative Assistant


Biju Mathew
Administrative Officer

Simmi Kochhar
Secretary cum Administrative Assistant to the Administrative Officer

Valorisation of ICGEB Intellectual Property

Nidhi Datta
Senior Programme Assistant

Farha Khan
Administrative Assistant


Praveen Rai
Procurement Manager

Surya Prakash Rawat
Senior Procurement Assistant

Ruchi Arora
Procurement Assistant

Omkar Singh
Procurement Assistant

Leeba Luka
Administrative Assistant

Extrabudgetary Projects & Donor Relations

Bharat Bhushan Singh
Senior Programme Assistant

Prashant Kumar
Administrative Assistant

Bioexperimentation Facility

Shivam Chaturvedi
Animal House In-charge

Ashok Das

Rakesh Kumar

Rashmi Ranjan Patra

Munna Turi

Central Facilities

Confocal Microscope
Purnima Kumar

Research Technician

Ramesh Kumar Sharma


Rajiv Som

Tuberculosis Aerosol Challenge Facility (TACF)
Rafik Mohd


Transmission Electron Microscope
Tenzin Jamling

Research Associate

IT Service

Ravindra Kumar Ravi
Computer System Administrator

Mayank Gupta
Programme Assistant

Shrawan Kumar
Programme Assistant

Safety & Security

Neeti Sanan Mishra
Biosafety Officer

Naseem Gaur
Radiological Safety Officer

Varun Gugnani
Equipment & Safety Manager

Tom Mathew

Ruhi Kumaria

Administrative Assistant


Rakhi Arora
Senior Personnel Assistant

Kawaljeet Kaur
Personnel Assistant

Rashmi Joshia
Administrative Assistant

Meetings & Courses

Tina Dias
Senior Programme Assistant

Pratibha Chaturvedi
Programme Assistant

Sachin Mehta
Programme Assistant

Shweta Gupta
Administrative Assistant

Financial Services

Arun Rustagi

Babu Kunjamara
Senior Accounts Assistant

Narinder Ahuja
Accounts Assistant

Sidharth Uniyal
Accounts Assistant

Sumit Hasija
Accounts Assistant

Vikram Singh
Accounts Assistant

Sovan Singh Rawat
Accounts Clerk

Pushpak Roy Chowdhury
Accounts Assistant

Megha Thakur
Accounts Assistant

New Delhi Campus

Naresh Chand Dabral
Component In-Charge

Joby John
AC & Electrical In-charge

Inderjeet Kaur
Programme Assistant

Narendra Pratap Singh

Administrative Assistant

Sattar Babu
Administrative Assistant

Ramakant Pal

Raj Kumar Gupta

Vijay Yadav