Professor Arun Shukla

Associate Professor & Joy Gill Chair, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur; EMBO Young Investigator; Senior Fellow, DBT Wellcome Trust India Alliance

Country: India

Specialty/Research area: GPCR pharmacology, signaling and regulation

Online profile: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=xIgDSCwAAAAJ&hl=en

Dr. Shukla received his Master’s (M.Sc.) in Biotechnology from the Center for Biotechnology at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He then completed his Ph.D. from the Department of Molecular Membrane Biology at the Max Planck Institute of Biophysics in Frankfurt, Germany. Dr. Shukla did his post-doctoral work in the Department of Medicine at Duke University in North Carolina, USA. Dr. Shukla is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering at IIT Kanpur. Dr. Shukla’s research program is focused on understanding structure, function and regulation of G Protein-Coupled Receptors (GPCRs), the largest family of cell surface receptors in the human genome and the target of about half of the currently available medicines.