Fellow - Green Templeton College, University of Oxford
Dr. Shahid Jameel is presently a Fellow at the University of Oxford. Before this he was Director - Trivedi School of Biosciences at Ashoka University and Chief Executive Officer of The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance. Prior to this, he was instrumental in setting up and leading the Virology Group at the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi for 25 years where his research focused on human viruses.
Dr. Jameel is an elected Fellow of the All Science Academies of India. His research has also been recognized with many awards and grants, notably the BM Birla Science Prize in Biology (1995), the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award in Medical Sciences (2000) and an International Senior Research Fellowship of The WellcomeTrust, UK (2001-2006).
He serves as a member and Chair of many national and international bodies and has also been active in science policies and administration for over two decades.