Scientific Faculty

Scientists at ICGEB run over 45 research projects across as many laboratories in Trieste, Italy, New Delhi, India and Cape Town, South Africa. Find out more about our great women and men scientists, their activities and fields of expertise.

Trieste, Italy – Headquarters

Lawrence Banks
Tumour Virology   

Federica Benvenuti
Cellular Immunology 

Marco Baralle
RNA Biology   

Emanuele Buratti
Molecular Pathology    

Oscar Burrone
Oscar Burrone

Oscar Burrone
Emeritus Senior Scientist   

Wendy Craig
Regulatory Science    

Giannino Del Sal
Cancer Cell Signalling


Giuliano Degrassi
Industrial Biotechnology 


Dimitar Efremov
Molecular Hematology

Fabian Feiguin
Neurobiology

Mauro Giacca
Molecular Medicine   

Francesco Loffredo
Molecular Cardiology 

Alessandro Marcello
Molecular Virology    

Michael P. Myers
Protein Networks    

Andrés F. Muro
Mouse Molecular Genetics    

Franco Pagani
Human Molecular Genetics    

Silvano Piazza
Computational Biology   

Natasa Skoko
Biotechnology Development    

Vittorio Venturi
Bacteriology

Serena Zacchigna
Cardiovascular Biology

New Delhi, India

Arockiasamy Arulandu
Membrane Protein Biology

Neel Sarovar Bhavesh
Transcriptional Regulation


Anmol Chandele
Emory Vaccine Program

Ved Prakash Dwivedi
Immunobiology

Naseem Gaur
Yeast Biofuel


Dinesh Gupta
Translational Bioinformatics

Pavan Jutur
Omics of Algae

Tanushri Kaul
Nutritional Improvement of Crops

Navin Khanna
Translational Health

Dhiraj Kumar
Cellular Immunology

Shashi Kumar
Metabolic Engineering

S. Leelavathi
Plant Transformation

Pawan Malhotra
Malaria Biology

Asif Mohmmed
Parasite Cell Biology

Suresh Nair
Plant Insect Interaction

Ranjan Nanda
Translational Health

M.K. Reddy
Crop Improvement

Dinkar Sahal
Malaria Drug Discovery

Dinakar M. Salunke
Structural Immunology

Neeti Sanan-Mishra
Plant RNAi Biology

Amit Sharma
Structural Parasitology

Sneh Lata Singla-Pareek
Plant Stress Biology

Shireesh Srivastava
Systems Biology for Biofuel

Sujatha Sunil
Vector Borne Diseases

Renu Tuteja
Parasite Biology

Syed Shams Yazdani
Microbial Engineering

Virander S. Chauhan

Virander S. Chauhan
Emeritus Senior Scientist

Sudhir K. Sopory
Emeritus Senior Scientist

Cape Town, South Africa

Frank Brombacher
Cytokines and Disease

Dennis Obonyo Ndolo
Biopesticides

Georgia Schafer
Virology – Emerging Viruses

Luiz Zerbini
Cancer Genomics