skip to content

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute

Nimesh has a first degree in Zoology from Mar Ivanios College, University of Kerala and a Master's degree in Biotechnology from Cochin University. He then embarked on his doctoral studies on bacterial DNA mismatch repair at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore before moving to the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute for his postdoctoral research on fission yeast mitosis. Nimesh then moved to Cambridge, investigating mammalian cytokinesis at the Gurdon Institute and is currently a Principal Scientific Associate in the laboratory at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute. He 'tries' to be a jack of all trades with a special interest in genome engineering, especially using the CRISPR/Cas9 method. Nimesh is certified as a 'Doctor of the Ancient Order of Barking Dogs', having completed the 40 miles Keswick2Barrow walk on four consecutive years. He is a keen badminton player who has interests in politics, history and heritage, enjoys life in the countryside and wildlife.

For more details, please visit>

Work address: 

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
University of Cambridge
Li Ka Shing Centre
Robinson Way
Cambridge CB2 0RE

CRUKCI staff links