Dr. Subramaniam received his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Stanford University and completed postdoctoral training in the Departments of Chemistry and Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He began his independent research career at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, first as Assistant Professor, and then as Associate Professor before he moved to the National Cancer Institute, NIH as Senior Investigator and Chief of the Biophysics Section in the Laboratory of Cell Biology in the intramural program of the National Cancer Institute.
He has published >165 peer-reviewed research publications, including journals such as Cell, Nature and Science. He has a career h-index of 56, and his publications have been cited over 11,500 times. His research contributions have been recognized by recent major awards and nominations including the National Cancer Institute Research Highlights Award (2013), Federal Technology Transfer Award (2015), NIH Director’s Award for Scientific Excellence (2015), Orloff Award from NHLBI, NIH for outstanding scientific contribution (2016), election as Fellow of the Biophysical Society (2018), and nomination for the Breakthrough Prize in the Life Sciences