Jay Prakash Shukla


Jay Prakash Shukla


  • Ph.D. Fly Nervous System Development, IISER Pune, India, 2016
  • M. Sc. Biotechnology, Pondicherry University, India, 2008


  • Research Associate, IISER Pune, India, 2016-2017
  • Project Scientist, IIT Kanpur, India, 2017-2018
  • TIGS-Visiting scholar, University of California, San Diego, USA, 2019-2021


  • Drosophila and Mosquito molecular genetics, Gene editing using CRISPR
  • Light and Confocal Microscopy
  • Mammalian and insect cell culture
  • Molecular biology and Protein Biochemistry

Areas of interest

Mosquito olfactory behaviour, rare genetic disorders (fly model system)


  • Shukla, J. P., Deshpande, G. and Shashidhara, L S (2017). Ataxin-2 binding protein 1 is a context specific positive regulator of Notch signaling during neurogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster. Development 144, 905-915. doi:10.1242/dev.140657
  • Shukla, J. P., and Shashidhara, L S (2012) Studies on A2BP1 and Ci/Gli in Drosophila and mouse in the context of SCA2. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, 30: 648-648. (Conference paper) doi:10.1016/j.ijdevneu.2012.03.250