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Vandana Gambhir

Principal Technical Officer (Grants), IISER Pune

Vandana Gambhir is currently the head of the grants office and the IPR cell at IISER Pune. She has several years of experience in grant writing and management in the Indian scientific sector. After her post-doctoral training at Queen’s University, Canada, she returned to India and initiated her career in grants management as a grant advisor for Wellcome Trust- DBT India Alliance after which, she joined IISER Pune as a grant and IPR manager and then became the head of the office in 2017. She also has a diploma and certificate in patent law.