The Department is located in the picturesque Colaba campus of TIFR on the shores of the Arabian Sea in South Mumbai, India. Established as a pioneer Molecular Biology Unit in early 1960, the department has expanded to encompass various branches of modern biology. We have 14 faculty members and a vibrant student strength of over 70 consisting of postdoctoral fellows, PhD, Integrated PhD and Masters degree students.
- Prof. Shubha Tole is awarded prestigious Infosys Prize 2014 for Life Sciences.
- Prof. Roop Mallik is awarded prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award for Biological Sciences.
- Prof. Ullas Kolthur is awarded DST Swarnajayanti Fellowship.