Seminars/Workshop

  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: Deciphering the Role of Oncofusion Proteins in Acute Myeloid Leukemia by Dr. Amit Mandoli,  Thursday 4th January
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: Algorithms to Architecture: Navigating the Molecular and Mesoscale Landscape of Cells by Dr. Jitin Singla, Monday 22nd January
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: The story of a new class of GTP binding proteins – the HAS-GTPases by Prof. Balaji Prakash, Wednesday 7th February
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: Expedient catalytic solutions and late stage strategies: Functional Nucleosides synthesis and applications, by Dr Anant R. Kapdi, Wednesday 14th February
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: IL-15: A Potential Biologics for Improved T cell Generation and Immunotherapy of Cancer, by Prof. Sarat K. Dalai, Thursday 15th February
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: Peering inside the unexplored world of protein cavities, by Prof. Arjun Ray, Thursday, 29th February
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: Reflections on Chemistry and Biology in the Aftermath of the Coronavirus Pandemic, by  Prof. Padmanabhan Balaram, Wednesday, 6th March
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: Microbiome and future of personalized healthcareby Prof. Sharmila Mande, on 20th March 2023.
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: The activities at Scotland Bioquarterby Dr. Simon Best, CEO of Edinburgh Bioquarter, on 6th March 2023.
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: Anti Microbial Resistance (AMR) – A problematic marriage between humans and microorganisms: Strategy of Hazra lab as a marriage counsellor by Prof. Saugata Hazra from IIT Roorkee, on 3rd March 2023.
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: The tubulin code: a molecular mechanism to coordinate complex cellular functions by Dr. Carsten Janke (Team Leader, Genome Integrity, RNA and Cancer, Institut Curie), on 17th February 2023.
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: The Value of Scientific Reviews by Dr. Richard Gallagher, the President and Editor-in-Chief of Annual Reviews, Sweden, on 15th February 2023.
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: Cryo-EM Unravels mysteries of hibernation and host cell invasion by microsporidian parasitesby Dr. Himanshu Sharma, Post-doc from Umea University, Sweden, on 8th February 2023.
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: Networks, forces and transitions: A synthetic approach to understand axial emergence in multicellular systemsby Dr.Vikas Trivedi, group leader of advanced tissue engineering at Center for Regenerative genetics, EMBL Barcelona, Spain, on 13th January 2023.
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: Therapeutic Role of Milk Exosomes in Viral Infection and Cancerby  Dr. Yenuganti Vengala Rao, DST-INSPIRE fellow  from School of Life Sciences University of Hyderabad, on 11th January 2023.
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: Surface Modification Strategies to Improve Titanium Hemocompatibilityby Prof. Kethul Popat, Professor Colarado State University, on 6th January 2023.

 

  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: The Ubiquitin Family: evolution and alternative splicing functions of its two distant membersby Prof. Shravan Kumar Mishra from IISER Mohali, on Wednesday, 20th April 2022.
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: Special seminar on Ned Seeman – DNA Nanotechby Dr. Banani Chakraborty, from IISc Bangalore, on Wednesday, 13th April 2022.
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: The many roles of actin in axons: traffic jams, regeneration and behaviourby Prof. Sandhya Koushika from TIFR Bombay on Friday, 8th April 2022.
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: Probabilistic models for learning regulatory programs from high-throughput experimentsby Prof. Leelavati Narlikar from IISER Pune on Tuesday, 5th April, 2022.
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: Blood cell development: Lessons learned from Drosophila by Prof. Lolitika Mandal from IISER Mohali on Wednesday, 30th March, 2022.
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series:Ultrasound technologies for Therapeutic Tissue Regeneration by Prof. Diane Dalecki from University of Rochester on Wednesday, 23rd March, 2022
  • Faculty Seminar: Tagging proteins for ciliary removal: Ubiquitin does it, again!by Dr. Swapnil Rohidas Shinde on Tuesday, March 15th, 2022.
  • Faculty Seminar:Biomaterials based therapeutics to address unmet clinical needs by Dr. Mukesh Dhanka on Tuesday, March 8th, 2022
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: From histone modification to chromosome segregation: How MLL family regulates epigenetic specification of centromereby Dr. Shweta Tyagi from Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) on Wednesday, 23rd February, 2022.
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series:Science Improv  Mohit Kumar Jolly from IISc on 16th February, 2022.
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series:Building Agile Data and Machine Learning Solutions for Infectious Disease Surveillance by Prof. Tavpritesh Sethi from IIIT Delhi on 9th February 2022.
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series:Bioengineered human tissues & organs: The way forward in healthcare by Prof. Biman Mandal on 02nd February 2022.
  • Faculty Seminar: Engineering Strategies to Restore the Neuromuscular System by Dr. Suradip Das on 11th January 2022.

 

  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series:Chemistry and Ecology of plant interactions by Prof. Radhika Venkatesan on 22nd December 2021.
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series:How dispersal evolves and why we should care by Prof Sutirth Dey, Monday, 13th December 2021
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: Why cousins are more similar than mother-daughters: inferring circadian control over the cell-cycle from cancer cell lineagesby  Shaon Chakrabarti, Monday, 22nd November 2021
  • Karyashala Workshop on Instrumentation and Signal Processing in Biomedical Imaging and Rehabilitation, 22nd to 28th October 2021
  • Shoib Siddiqui, Senior Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire, UK, 25th October, A “sweet” approach towards the treatment of cancer and sepsis
  • Vanika Gupta, Postdoctoral Researcher, Cornell University, USA, 31st August, The host response to infection: from an evolutionary to a cellular scale.
  • Nikhil Gandasi, Assistant Professor, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 24th August, Subcellular view of islet cells to understand type-2 diabetes. 
  • Srivastav Ranganathan, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, USA, 7th May 2021, Protein Function -Ligand-Protein Interaction, Lock and Key Model, Induced Fit, Allostery, Cooperativity, Michalis Menten Kinetics in Enzyme-Substrate Reactions.
  • Sudarshan Gangadhar, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute Curie Paris, France, 23rd April 2021, Tubulin posttranslational modifications: Implications in mammalian cilia and flagella.
  • Mithu Baidya, Postdoctoral Fellow, IIT Kanpur, India, 15th April 2021, Structure-function and modulation of G protein-coupled receptors.
  • Rajbir Singh, Postdoctoral fellow, Rutgers University, USA, 18th March 2021, Cementing the gut barrier by gut microbial metabolite.
  • Anshuman Das, postdoctoral, University of North Carolina, USA, 8th March 2021, Deciphering virus-host interactions  through high-throughput screening approaches.
  • Arjun Sengupta, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, USA, 5th March 2021. Sleep loss to diabetes: A route via metabolic pathways
  • Subramanian Sankarnarayan, Postdoctoral Fellow, Purdue University, USA, 26th Feb 2021. Unravelling the Molecular Basis of Pollination
  • Rohan Khadilkar, ACTREC Navi Mumbai, 20th Feb 2021, Understanding the role of stem cell – niche interactions in the regulation of tissue homeostasis and immune response
  • Mahipal Ganji, Department of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science Bengaluru, 20th Feb 2021 Weak is the new strong: Multiplexed super-resolution imaging with transient interactions
  • Bibhu Ranjan Sarangi, Department of Physics, IIT Palakkad, 20th Feb 2021 Microscopic insights into the mechanics of cells and cellular aggregates
  • Henri-Francois Renard, University of Namur, Belgium. 20th Feb 2021 Role of membrane curvature sensing/inducing BAR domain proteins in clathrin-independent endocytosis 
  • Sourish Ghosh, Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institutes of Health, NIH Bethesda, USA, 12th Feb 2021. Investigating life cycle of viruses from host-pathogen interaction perspective

 

  • K Venkatesan Iyer, Postdoctoral fellow, Max Planck Institute for Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden Germany, 26th October 2020 Epithelial mechanobiology: Investigating how epithelial tissues respond to mechanical stress
  • Mrinal Srivastava, Postdoctoral fellow, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas USA. 14th September 2020 Mechanisms of Replication Stress Response.
  • Aneesh Veetil, Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, USA, 24th August 2020. DNA based probes for imaging and modulation of the brain. 
  • Ashutosh Srivastav. Postdoctoral fellow Nagoya University Japan. 7th August 2020. Structural and dynamical insights into mammalian circadian clock proteins.
  • Uday Kumar, Postdoctoral fellow Stanford University, USA, 8th July 2020.Engineered nano-materials for cancer theranostics.
  • Krishnan Raghunatan, from Pittsburgh University, USA, 24th June 2020. At the boundaries of a cell – allies and invaders of the membrane world.
  • David Smith,  Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI, Germany, 27th February 2020. Enhancement of bioactive molecules with DNA-templated oligovalence.
  • Abhishek Sharma from Department of Oncology at the Luxembourg Institute of Health, Luxembourg, USA. 24th February 2020.Decoding the Temozolomide induced DNA damage repair-The story of XAB2 in Glioblastoma brain cancer.
  • Isha Sharma, senior postdoctoral fellow from Northwestern University, USA. 13th February 2020. Pathobiology of Myo-inositol Oxygenase in Diabetic Kidney Disease.
  • Dhara Lakhkar from IISER Pune, 23rd January.MANAV- The Human Atlas Initiative: Training and Project Awareness Session
  • Sucharita Dey, Postdoctoral Fellow from Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel. 16th January 2020. Exploring protein structure, function, and evolution on a big data scale.
  • Mulchand Patel, Sunny distinguished professor of Biochemistry at Sunny Buffalo University, New York USA, 13th January 2020. Structure-based Function and Regulation of a Multi-enzyme Complex.

 

  • Shalin Mehta from Chen Zuckerberg foundation, San Fransisco, USA, 16th December 2019. Revealing architectural order with label-free imaging and deep learning.
  • Varun Aggarwala and Dr. Ankita Bansal from Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA, 25th November 2019.A novel quantitative approach for understanding strain level microbiota dynamics after fecal transplantation for several diseases and Cancer Metabolism respectively.
  • Abhishek Kumar, Postdoctoral fellow from the lab of Prof. Martin Shwartz at Yale University, USA, 19th November. Force Transmission and Mechanosensitivity at Cell-Extracellular Matrix Interface.
  • Nishith Gupta, senior scientist at the Humboldt University of Berlin, 15th November. Survival strategies of a eukaryotic cell inhabiting another eukaryotic cell​
  • D N Rao, Department of Biochemistry, IISc Bangalore, 13th November. Helicobacter pylori and Humans: an ancient association.
  • Sreenivasulu Kurukuti, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, 5th November 2019. Lamin dynamics during cellular differentiation. 
  • Ludger Johannes, Director of Research, Chemical and Cell Biology Department, Institute Curie, 11th October 2019. Talk on Translating Carbohydrate Information into Function for the Clathrin-independent Construction of Endocytic Pits.
  • Nikhil Jain, Post-doctoral fellow, University of Chicago, USA, 20th September 2019.Mechano-Immunology- Exploring Physical Drivers of Macrophage Activation
  • Gautam Menon, Ashoka University, Sonepat, INDIA, 6th September 2019, Why should physicists think about biology?
  • Chandrashekhar V Kulkarni, School of Physical Sciences and Computing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom, 28th August 2019, Converging Technologies and Hybrid Nanomaterials for Biotechnological Applications.
  • Jogender Singh, Post-doctoral fellow, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Portland, USA, 20th August 2019, Intestinal infection regulates immunity, behavior and learning in C. elegans.
  • Gunjan Mehta, Post-doctoral fellow, National Cancer Institute, NIH, USA, 9th August 2019, Quantifying Transcription Dynamics at the Single-Molecule Level.
  • Ruchi Anand, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, 26th July 2019, Structural Biochemistry: Versatile Tool to Study Biochemical Reactions.
  • Suman Mukhupadhyay, National Cancer Institute, NIH, USA, 26th June 2019, Exploiting cancer cell signaling and metabolism: Implications for therapeuticapproach.
  • Sreelaja Nair, Department of Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), 21st June 2019, Shaping A Cell Mass Into An Embryo: Lessons From Zebrafish.
  • Roop Mallik, Department of Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), 20th June 2019, Tossing Coins Inside Living Cells.
  • Rohan Khadilkar, Post doctoral fellow, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 3rd June 2019, Stem cell-niche interactions regulate hematopoiesis and innate immune response in Drosophila.
  • Dinesh Chandra Khara, Post doctoral fellow, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-sheva, Israel, 9th April, 2019, DNA Nanotechnology: Molecular Motors and Machines.
  • Dulal Panda, Chair Professor, IIT Bombay, Department of Biosciences & Bioengineering, 8th April, 2019, Role of microtubule dynamics in cell division and motility: Implications in cancer.
  • Sunil Mallanna, Boston Astellas Institute of Regenerative medicine, MA, 1st April 2019, Application of stem cell-derived hepatocyte-like cells in drug discovery and regenerative medicine.
  • Abhijit Majumder, Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay, 29th March 2019, Role of Mechanics in Cell Patterning.
  • Ramesh Kandimalla, Ramalingaswami fellow, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology Hydrabad, 18th March 2019, Protective role of reduced dynamin-related protein 1 against Tau and Aβ induced defective mitophagy-Autophagy, dendritic spine loss, and cognitive loss through mitocentric events in Alzheimers disease.
  • Vikash Singh, Post Doctoral Fellow, Cambridge University, 13th March 2019, Pathogen target p-21 activated Kinases (PAK) to establish infection.
  • Imtiyaz Hassan, Asst. Professor, Jamia Millia Islamia Delhi, 5th March 2019, Targeting of Human Protein Kinases by Natural Products and Designed Inhibitors: A Newer Therapeutic Approach to Attenuate Cancer Cell Progression.
  • Avin Ramaiya, Lumicks technologies,  Amsterdam, Netherlands, 5 February 2019, Single Molecule Biology.
  • Sharika K M, Postdoctoral fellow, University of Pennsylvania, 22 January 2019, Understanding the neurobiology of social decision-making.
  • Arjun Ramakrishnan, Research Associate, University of Pennsylvania, 22 January 2019, Reward sensitivity and how it affects our actions.
  • Vidyanand Nanjundiah, Centre for Human Genetics, Bangalore, 11 January 2019, From one to many: the evolution of multicellular organisms.

 

  • Shalin Shah, PhD student, Duke University, 13 December 2018, Temporal DNA Barcodes.
  • Sudeshna Das Chakraborty, Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow at Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, 10 December 2018, To smell or not to smell: A lesson from a fly.
  • Ranjit Gulvady, Researcher, Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore, 22 November 2018, A novel single-molecule analysis of gene-silencing protein H-NS uncouples DNA binding affinity from DNA specificity.
  • Karla P. Mercado-Shekhar, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, 15 November 2018, Enabling techniques for tissue characterization using ultrasound.
  • Ishaan Gupta, Postdoctoral fellow, Weill Cornell Medicine, NY, 22 October 2018, Functional diversification of gene expression by RNA splicing.
  • K.K. Narayanan, Metahelix Life Sciences Limited, 20 October 2018
  • Ajai Kumar, Institute of Plasma Research, Gandhinagar, 16 October 2018, Cold Atmospheric Plasma (CAP) for redox biology and therapeutic applications.
  • Alison Forrester, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute Curie Paris, 27 September 2018, A selective ER-  phagy exerts procollagen quality control via a Calnexin-FAM134B complex.
  • Heena Dave, Nirma University, 07 September 2018, Biomarkers in Translational Cancer Research.
  • Rahul Kanadia, University of Connecticut, Storrs, 4 September 2018, Understanding the role of minor intron splicing in disease and development.
  • Santosh Misra, Research Scientist, Dept. of Bioengineering, Universityof Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 31 August 2018, Biomedical Materials and Devices: A Bioengineers Perspective.
  • Santosh Misra, Research Scientist, Dept. of Bioengineering, Universityof Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 30 August 2018, Basic Considerations in Designing Bio-composites for 3D Printing of Drug-eluting Personalized Biomedical Devices.
  • Manish Gupta, DA-IICT, Gandhinagar, 24 August 2018, The Magic of DNA.
  • Parul Tomar, Merck Life Science Pvt. Ltd., 16 August 2018, CRISPR, Duolink, shRNA, esiRNA, Cell culture technologies, Multiplexing.
  • Vamsee VA Mallajosyula, Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford University, 10 August 2018, Strain bias induces suboptimal responses post influenza vaccination.
  • Lonza Pharma – Bioscience Solutions, 7 August 2018, Awareness of Mycoplasma; Detection and Prevention in Cell Culture.
  • Salman Lateef, Agilent, 15 June 2018, Application of Mass Spectrometry in Proteomics / Metabolomics.
  • Guru Krishna Kumar V, Dstudent, IITGN BioE, 14 May 2018, Ph.D Defense; Tau protein post-translational modifications and small molecules interaction: Molecular mechanisms of fibrillary assemblies, disassembly and aggregation inhibition.
  • DrSudipta Basu, DBT-Ramalingaswami Fellow, IISER Pune, 12 April 2018, Cutting the Power in the Powerhouse: Next-Generation Cancer Therapy.
  • Aditya Murthy, Chairperson, Center for Neuroscience, IISc Bangalore, 6 April 2018, Neural control of sequential movements.
  • Debasis Das, Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT, 27 March 2018,Mechanistic investigation of enzymes with potential in therapeutics and biofuel applications.
  • Vijaykumar Krishnamurthy, International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS), 20 March 2018, Morphogenetic patterns: biochemical signaling, mechanics and geometry.
  • Varun Maturi, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Uppsala and Uppsala University, 19 February 2018, Gene regulation by different proteins of the TGF-beta family.
  • Tejas Gupte, Postdoctoral fellow, University of Minnesota, 5 February 2018, Temporal persistence of a primed receptor conformation as a mechanism of synergistic interactions in GPCR signaling.
  • Anup Padmanabhan, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore, 1 February 2018, Beyond Cell Adhesion – Understanding Non-junctional Roles of E-cadherin.
  • Subhash C. Lakhotia, INSA Senior Scientist, Department of Zoology, Banaras Hindu University, 18 January 2018, Heat shock and tumorigenesis, Research and publication challenges in India.
  • Dinesh Palanivelu, Senior Scientific Manager – R&D, Biocon Research Limited, 4 January 2018, Industrial Perspective of Biopharmaceutics and Bioanalytics.
  • Shweta Ramdas, Ph.D. student, University of Michigan, 2 January 2018, Convergent Genomic Analyses of a Rat Model of Aerobic Capacity and Metabolic Health.

 

  • Gopi Shah, Senior Scientific Associate, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, Univ. of Cambridge, 30 November 2017,Customized light sheet microscopy for developmental biology and cancer research.
  • Vikas Trivedi, Herchel Smith Fellow, University of Cambridge, 30 November 2017, Self-organization and axes formation in aggregates of embryonic stem cells.
  • Peter Banks, Scientific Director, BioTek Instruments, 10 November 2017, Quantitative Microscopy of Fixed and Live Cells.
  • Narendra Chirmule, Sr. Vice President & Head – Research & Development, Biocon Limited, 5 November 2017, Drug Discovery workshop, seminar.
  • Guru Krishna Kumar V, Ph.D. student, IITGN BioE, 30 October 2017, Pre-synopsis talk “Tau protein post-translational modifications and small molecules interaction: Molecular mechanisms of fibrillary assemblies, disassembly, and aggregation inhibition”.
  • Rohan Shirwaiker, Associate Professor, Edward P. Fitts Dept of Industrial and Systems Engineering & Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, North Carolina State University, 24 October 2017, Design and 3D Biofabrication of Orthopaedic Tissues.
  • Saikat Chowdhury, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Scripps Research Institute, USA, 13 October 2017, Resolving structures across scales with transmission electron microscopy.
  • Tripta Bhatia, Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Dept. of Theory and Biosciences, Potsdam, Germany, 28 September 2017, Active Biomimetic membranes.
  • Nivedita Chatterjee, Vision Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, 24 August 2017,Regulating inflammation at the retina – Targetting Mueller glia through the Endocannabinoid system.
  • Dhiraj Bhatia, Human Frontiers postdoctoral fellow, Institute Curie, Paris, 8 August 2017,DNA based emerging technologies for biological and biomedical applications.
  • Madhu Sudhan Ravindran, Postdoctoral fellow, University of Michigan Medical School, 21 July 2017, Molecular Chaperones and Motors: From Proteostasis to Pathogenesis.
  • Merck, 11 July 2017,Functional Genomics and CRISPR/CAS9 capabilities.
  • Sachin Kumar,Associate Professor, Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, IIT Guwahati, 19 June 2017, Recombinant Newcastle disease virus as a vaccine vector for animal and human pathogen