Satyajit Mayor, Ph.D.

Photonics in pursuit of the structure, dynamics and organization of the living cell membrane.


Satyajit Mayor headshotProf. Satyajit Mayor serves as director of the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore. He is also the director of the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (inStem) at Bangalore which has a focus on the study of stem cell and regenerative biology. In 2012, Mayor won the Infosys Prize for life sciences for his study of regulated cell surface organization and membrane dynamics using quantitative microscopy. In 2015, he was elected to the National Academy of Science of the United States. Professor Mayor is also the recipient of several national and international awards such as the Wellcome Trust International Senior Research Fellowship, Swarnajayanti Fellowship, Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award and the JC Bose Fellowship.