Bhubaneswar: Two Odia researchers working with the Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar have been ranked among the top 2% global scientists. The global list released by Stanford University listed the most-cited scientists across various disciplines involving 22 scientific fields and 176 sub-fields.
Dr. Sanjeev K Sahoo and Dr. Amaresh C. Panda working with ILS, Bhubaneswar have been listed among the top 2% global scientists.
The list includes nearly 1,500 scientists, doctors and engineers in India. The list is based on number of citations, H – Index, co-authorship and number of publications.
Sahoo is a senior scientist at ILS since 2005. He is a well-known expert in the field of Nanotechnology based drug delivery system in the field of Cancer. He has more than 100 peer reviewed research papers and 2 US, 2 EU and 3 Indian Patents on Nanotechnology based targeted drug delivery. One of the patented technologies developed by Sahoo has been transferred to a pharmaceutical company for commercialisation.
Panda joined ILS in 2017 after successful post-doctoral work in USA. His research group is involved in molecular biology research for understanding the RNA-mediated gene regulation, particularly governing beta cell physiology in diabetes and role of circular RNA in muscle differentiation. He has more than 45 publications in international journals.