Professor & Researcher
Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Vijay Gupta received his Ph.D. at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), INDIA (2006). Dr. Gupta was granted multiple awards such as ASCB pre-doctoral travel award (2005), Carl Storm International Diversity Fellowship to attend the Gordon Research Conference (2006) and later on Royal Society International Incoming Fellowship (2006) from the Royal Society, London, UK to perform research at The University of Bristol. He joined The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, USA on Target Characterization Fellowship funded by Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, USA as CF fellow for five years and then moved to University of California, San Diego as Assistant Project Scientist where he worked till 2017. Dr. Gupta has multidisciplinary research experience in the fields of protein trafficking, cancer and human genetic diseases and has published more than twenty publications including top-tier journals such as Nature Chemical biology, Developmental Cell, PNAS, JCS and Traffic. He is an invited member of Sigma Xi-Scientific Honor Society, Cell Stress Society International (CSSI), USA, peer review board member of JoVe and Dove press and has reviewed more than thirty manuscripts. One of the hobbies of Dr. Gupta is popular science writing for the general public, aimed at raising scientific awareness.