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Kamlesh Asotra, BSc, MSc, MPhil, PhD

Director of Evaluations, Higher Education & Career Advisor

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Professor of Biosciences and Dean of Research & Economic Development

APJ Satya University, Gurgaon, India (2013-2015)

Clinical and Translational Biosciences Program Officer

University of California Office of President, Oakland, CA (2003-2011)

Founder & President,

GaneShiva Consultants Specializing in Grant Writing

Los Angeles, CA (2012 – Present)

Scientist, Principal Investigator, Faculty and Manager

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA (1997-2003)

Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgery Institute (1997-2001)

Atherosclerosis Research Center (1997-2003)

Founder & Director, Confocal Microscopy Facility (1999-2003)

Assistant Professor, Neurology (Basic Science) and Neuroscience Program

University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT (1994-1997)

Assistant Research Biochemist

Neuropsychiatry Institute, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA (1989-1994)

Senior Investigator, American Heart Association

UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA (1987-1989)

Advanced Postdoctoral Research Fellow, American Heart Association

UCLA School of Medicine, Las Angeles, CA (1985-1987)

Scientists’ Pool Officer

Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India (1982-1985)

Canadian Commonwealth Scholar

University of Manitoba Health Science Center, Winnipeg, Canada (1981-1982)

EDUCATION: Ph.D. in Muscle Biochemistry & Physiology

Department of Bio-Sciences, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India (1977-1981)

MPhil in Muscle Physiology

Department of Bio-Sciences, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India (1975-1976)

MSc in Animal Physiology

Department of Bio-Sciences, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India (1973-1975)

BSc in Biological Sciences

Government College, Sanjauli, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India (1977-1981)

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Experienced Senior Scientist, Faculty Member, University Administrator.
  • Professor of Bioscience and Dean of Research & Economic Development, APJ Satya University, Sohna, Haryana, India.
  • Research Grant Peer Review, Research Funding, Peer-Reviewed Research Publications.
  • Research Advisor to International Research Institutes and Universities to Initiate and Establish Collaborations with Research Entities in the USA.
  • Entrepreneur and Leader in Program Development and Strategic Plans for Transformative Change.
  • Administered $30 Million Grants within the Portfolios of Cardiovascular & Cerebrovascular Disease, and General Biomedical Sciences.
  • Leadership Role in a State Research Funding Agency in Tobacco-Related Disease.
  • Champion of Innovation-Based Research Collaborations at State, National and International Level.
  • Demonstrated Strengths in Strategic Planning for the Program, Identification of Emerging and Current Critical Issues in Tobacco-Related Diseases and Tobacco Control.
  • Clinical and Translational Research, Research-Industry Relation Building.
  • Resource Acquisition and Utilization, Creation and Management of Facilities.
  • Policy Development and Extramural Funding.
  • Expertise in 44 areas of Biomedical Research Including: Cardiovascular Disease, Stroke and Arrhythmia; Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology; Blood-Brain Tumor Barrier Permeability and Delivery of Anti-Cancer Drugs to the Brain; Breast Cancer; Computer- Aided Drug Design; Congestive Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Genetics; Global Health; Neurological Disorders.
  • Stellar Record in Basic, Clinical and Translational Research in Myriad Biomedical Sciences.
  • Conference Organization and Public Speaking.
  • Excellent Communication Skills.
  • Facility with Multiple Languages.
  • Effective Dissemination of Research Results using Print and Electronic Media to Scientific Community, Public and Policy Makers, and Personnel Management Experience.
  • Program Leader and a Team Player to Promote Research Endeavors.

PUBLIC SPEAKING:

Delivered nearly 100 scientific seminars, lectures and keynote addresses at international conferences and as a Visiting Faculty at numerous Universities and Medical Institutes in USA, China, Japan and India.

PUBLICATIONS AND JOURNAL REFEREE:

More than 65 peer-reviewed research publications and 60 published abstracts. Served as a referee or member of editorial board of several international journals.

RESEARCH GRANTS AND CONFERENCES:

Received more than 25 research grants the Federal and Non-profit Funding Agencies, and Pharmaceutical Industry in USA, India, and Switzerland. Organized more than 25 National and International Conferences in USA and India.

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