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Dr. Prasad KASTURI


School of Biosciences and Bioengineering

Indian Institute of Technology-Mandi

Kamand 175005, Himachal Pradesh






  • 12/2019 – Present         Assistant Professor

                                                Indian Institute of Technology-Mandi, India.


  • 01/2016 – 11/2019       Project Group Leader

                                                Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Germany.


  • 01/2009 - 12/2015       Postdoctoral fellow

                                               Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Germany.


  • 12/2007 - 11/2008       Postdoctoral fellow (CNRS)

                                               University of Lyon, France.


  • 09/2002 - 11/2006       Ph.D. (Biology), Department of Biology,

                                               University of Fribourg, Switzerland.


  • 09/2001 - 08/2002       Research Assistant

                                               Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology, India.


  • 08/1999 - 05/2001       M.Sc. (Biotechnology), School of Biotechnology,

                                               Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India.


  • 07/1998 - 07/1999        B.Ed. (Education and Teaching),

                                                Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.


  • 07/1995 - 05/1998        B.Sc. (Biology and Chemistry),

                                                State Residential Degree College

                                                (Silver Jubilee), Kurnool, India.


  • 03/2017 (Talk)                Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.


  • 03/2017 (Taik))               Young Investigator Meeting (YIM 2017). Goa, India.


  • 12/2016 (Poster)            Annual meeting of German Association for Aging Research.                      

                                                 Ulm, Germany.  


  • 07/2015 (Poster)            Gordon Research Conference (Stress Proteins in Growth,

                                                Development & Disease). Lucca (Barga), Italy.

  • 05/2014 (Poster)            European C.elegans Meeting. Max Delbrück Cente

                                                 Berlin, Germany.

  • 01/2014 (Talk)                Keystone Symposium on Aging: Pushing the Limits of Cellular

                                                Quality Control. Steamboat Springs, USA.

  • 05/2012 (Poster)            CSHL Meeting on Molecular Chaperones & Stress Responses.

                                                 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA.

  • 08/2010 (Poster)            C. elegans "Topics" Meeting (Aging, Metabolism, Pathogenesis,

                                                 Stress, and Small RNAs). University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA.

  • 05/2006 (Talk)                European C.elegans Meeting. Crete, Greece.


  • 01/2006 (Talk)                C.elegans Regional Meeting. FMI, Basel, Switzerland.


  • 06/2005 (Poster)            International C.elegans Meeting, Los Angeles, USA.


  • Mark S Hipp*, Prasad Kasturi* and F Ulrich Hartl*. The proteostasis network and its decline in ageing. Nature Reviews Mol. Cell. Biol 2019. 20(7): 421-435. *Equal contribution.


  • Dirk M. Walther*, Prasad Kasturi*, Min Zheng, Stefan Pinkert, Giulia Vecchi, Prajwal Ciryam, Richard I. Morimoto, Christopher M. Dobson, Michele Vendruscolo, Matthias Mann and F Ulrich Hartl. Widespread Proteome Remodeling and Aggregation in Aging C. elegans.  Cell 2015. 161(4): 919-932. *Equal contribution.

  • Rajat Gupta, Prasad Kasturi, Andreas Bracher, Christian Loew, Min Zheng, Adriana Villella, Dan Garza, F Ulrich Hartl and Swasti Raychaudhuri. Firefly luciferase mutants as sensors of proteome stress. Nature Methods 2011. 8(10): 879-84.

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