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Professor Shankar Srinivas

Roles and subjects

Zeitlyn Fellow and Tutor in Medicine



Professor Shankar Srinivas is Zeitlyn Fellow and Tutor in Medicine at Jesus College and Professor of Developmental Biology in the Department of Physiology Anatomy and Genetics at the University of Oxford.

Academic Background

Professor Srinivas studied at Nizam College, in Hyderabad, India and then at Columbia University in New York. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Institute for Medical Research, London, from 1999 until joining Jesus College in 2004.

Undergraduate Teaching

Medicine: Organisation of the Body, Medical Genetics.

Postgraduate Teaching

Vertebrate developmental biology.

Research Interests

Cell movements and fate during early vertebrate embryogenesis. Imaging developmental processes.


Subject notes for courses taught at Jesus College:

See also Professor Srinivas‘ webpage, and the Medical Sciences Division (pre-clinical studies) and Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics websites.