Curriculum Vitae

Sathya Puthanveettil, PhD

Sathyanarayanan Puthanveettil, PhD

Associate Professor Tenure
Department of Neuroscience

Scripps Research Joint Appointments

Faculty, Graduate Program


Ph.D., Biology, Washington State University
M.S., Biotechnology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
B.S., Biology, Kerala Agricultural University

Professional Experience

2015 – present
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Scripps Research

Faculty member, Kellog School of Science and Technology, The Scripps Research Institute
Adjunct faculty, Department of Biological Sciences, Florida Atlantic University                     
Adjunct faculty, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Charles E. Schmidt School of Medicine, FAU 

Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Scripps Florida 

Associate Research Scientist, Eric Kandel Laboratory, Columbia University Medical Center

2001 – 2006
HHMI Research Associate/Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Eric Kandel Laboratory, Columbia University Medical Center 

1996 – 2001
Graduate Research Assistant. Poovaiah laboratory, Washington State University, Pullman

1995 – 1996
Visiting Scientist. Rice Genome Research Program, STAFF Institute, Tsukuba, Japan.

1994 – 1996
Research Assistant, International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), United Nations Industrial Developmental Organization, New Delhi, India 

Awards & Professional Activities

National Science Foundation CAREER Award 

Whitehall Foundation Award

TSRI Nomineee for Alfred Sloan Award, Searle Scholar Award
Margaret Q. Landenberger Research Foundation Young Investigator Award

Columbia University Nominee for Blavatnik Award of New York Academy of Sciences

Society For Neuroscience (SFN) recognized my work on Kinesin transported RNAs as “HOT TOPIC” for Neuroscience 2009
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Registration Waiver

The National Neurofibromatosis Foundation and International Neurofibromatosis Research Foundation Prize for Innovative Research Ideas

Gordon Research Conference Chair’s Funds for Registration Fees 
Washington State University (WSU) Graduate School Travel Award 
American Society for Gravitational and Space Biology (ASGSB) Travel Grant

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Registration waiver   

1984 – 1991   
National Merit Scholarship, Department of Education, India