Prof. Vivek Sharma

Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

Role of Non-coding RNAs in regulation of gene expression in cancer and neuroinflammation
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Hyderabad Campus
Room No. B209, Department Of Biological Sciences Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal
Dist.-Medchal-500 078
Telangana, India

Dr. Vivek Sharma is working in the Department of Biological Sciences at BITS Pilani, Hyderabad, since 2017. He did his Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Neurobiology at NBRC, Manesar, India, and Post-doctoral training in the area of Stem Cell Biology at OICR, Toronto, Canada, and RNA Biology at NIH, USA. He serves as an Associate Editor in the RNA section of the journals Frontiers in Genetics and Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences. He also serves on the Brain Sciences (Neuro-oncology Section) editorial board. 

Work  Experience

Associate Professor – BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, India, March 2023.

Assistant Professor – BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, India, May 2017-Feb 2023.

DBT-Ramalingaswamy Fellow – IMS, BHU, Varanasi, India, Dec 2016 – Apr 2017.

Research Scientist – Premas Biotech Pvt. Ltd., Gurugram, India, Sep 2016 – Nov 2016.

Khorana Nirenberg Fellow – National Cancer Institute, NIH, USA, Aug 2011 – Aug 2016.

Post-Doctoral Fellow – Ontario Institute of Cancer Research, Canada, Mar 2010 – Jun 2011. 



Ph.D. : National Brain Research Centre, Manesar, India, 2010

B. Tech-M. Tech (Int.): Bio-Technology, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi, 2005.