1978-80 B.Sc. Delhi University, New Delhi, India
1980-82 M.Sc. Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
1983-88 Ph.D. Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Cornell University
1988-93 Postdoctoral Associate (Research Associate from 1992-1993)
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Rockefeller University, New York


4/93 Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, Univ of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
7/97-pres Investigator (initially Assistant & Associate), Howard Hughes Medical Institute
7/98 Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania
7/03-Present Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania.
7/08-Present Vice Chair, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania.
2009-15 Co-Director, Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center, Perelman School of Medicine
7/2013-pres Director, Penn Chronobiology Program


1984 Vincent Astor scholarship, Cornell University
1995 American Cancer Society Junior Faculty Research Award
1997 &2003 Plenary lecture, Annual Drosophila meeting, San Diego, and Chicago
1997 Michael S. Brown Junior Faculty Research Award
1997 Appointment to the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
2006 Herman Beerman lecture, Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID)
2006-08 Treasurer, Society for Research on Biological Rhythms (SRBR)
2006 Stanley Cohen Senior Faculty Research Award
2006 AJ Carlson memorial lecture, Neuroscience symposium, University of Chicago
2007 Keynote speaker, Develop Biology retreat, Washington University, St. Louis
2008 Bollum symposium lecture, University of Minnesota
2008 Special Lecture, Society for Neuroscience,Washington DC
2009 Swerling lecture, Dana Farber Cancer Research Institute, Harvard
2009 The Ramon and Victoria Lim lecture, University of Iowa
2009 Appointed John Herr Musser Professor of Neuroscience
2009 Elected to the National Academy of Medicine (formerly Institute of Medicine)
2011 Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
2012 Winner of Aschoff’s Rule, conferred annually in the Biological Rhythms Society
2012 Edward Kravitz lecture, Woods Hole, MA
2012 Ellison Senior Scholar Award in Aging
2012 Picower 10th anniversary symposium lecture
2012 Distinguished Bauer lecturer, Brandeis University, Boston
2013 Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award, Sleep Research Society
2013 Eminent Women in Science lecture, Rutgers University
2013 Keynote speaker, Comprehensive Neuroscience Center Retreat, UAB, AL
2013 Perspectives in Biology speaker, Wake Forest Univ, NC
2014 Special Lecture, Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC
2014 Distinguished Mentor Award, Biomedical Postdoctoral Programs, Penn
2015 Major Issues Lecture, UC Davis
2015 Special Lecture, APSS, Seattle
2015 Javits Investigator award, NINDS
2016 Elected fellow, American Association for Advancement of Science
2016 Elected to the National Academy of Sciences USA
2016 Keynote speaker, Allied Genetics Conference
2016 The Glenn Award
2017 Keynote speaker, Charles Ross Memorial Day, SUNY Syracuse
2017 Plenary lecture, European Drosophila Research Conference, London
2017 Plenary lecture, Latin American Chronobiology Society, Chile
2018 Nusbaum Award for graduate student mentoring
2018 ACES Distinguished Lecture, Case Western Reserve University