G N Ramachandran Gold Medal For Excellence in Biological Sciences & Technology 2020
CSIR instituted a Gold Medal in 2004 in the fond memory of Prof. G N Ramachandran, a pioneer of protein chemistry & the founding father of structural biology in India, for recognizing excellence in the interdisciplinary field of Biological Sciences and Technology.
Dr Jaya Sivaswami Tyagi
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
For her outstanding research discoveries in Mycobacterium tuberculosis dormancy adaptation mechanisms. She has also developed novel technologies for the diagnosis of TB and drug resistance that are relevant to India’s National Strategic Plan for TB elimination 2017 – 2025.