Dr. Gopal Pande obtained Master’s Degree in 1975 from University of Delhi with specialization in Cell Biology and his Ph.D. degree in 1981 from the University of Bombay, India, on cytogenetic studies on acute myeloid leukemia.
He joined in Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) as a Scientist B in 1982. His research interests include the role of integrins in regulation of growth of cell adhesion and motility, differentiation of normal and leukemic hematopoetic cells and the developmental biology of Dictyostelium discoideum with special reference to the role of intracellular calcium and cell cycle. His group has recently initiated work on preparing new substrates for tissue engineering of the osteogenic cells.
He is in-charge of the flow cytometry facility at CCMB and was appointed as the President of The Cytometry Society-India for the period 2006-2008.