Invited Seminars/ Colloquium / Symposium / Workshop /  Conference:

Popular Lecture: Prof. S. Ganesh (IIT Kanpur)

Popular Lecture on Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 2016

January 25, 2017

Colloquium: Prof. Elazar Zelzer (Molecular Genetics Department,
Faculty of Biochemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)

Muscle mechanosensors keep skeletal morphology on track

January 20, 2017

Invited Seminar: Dr. Dhananjay Huligol (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory,
New York, USA)

Developmental mechanisms of projection neurons in the

January 18, 2017

Colloquium: Prof. Ashok Raichur (Department of Materials Engineering,
Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore)

Layer-by-Layer assembled nanostructured polymer capsules as drug
delivery systems

January 12, 2017

Invited Seminar: Dr. Bhavana Muralidharan (Department of Biological Sciences,
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai)

Molecular mechanisms regulating cell fate specification
in the developing cerebral cortex

December 28, 2016

Colloquium: Prof. Raibatak Das (Department of Integrative Biology, University of Colorado, USA)

Understanding spatial regulation of immunological signalling using single molecule tracking

November 29, 2016

Colloquium: Dr Aurnab Ghose (IISER Pune)

Behavioural modulation by internal states

November 11, 2016

Colloquium: Prof. D. Balasubramanian (L.V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad)

Do mutations in optineurin upset autophagy in retinal cells, leading to glaucoma?

November 2, 2016

Colloquium: Dr. Thomas D. Schneider (National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health,USA)

Information theory in Biology

October 20, 2016

Annual BSBE Symposium 2016 (Organizer: Dr Bushra Ateeq)

September 24, 2016 <<for details check here >>  <<For Photographs check here>>

Annual Painting Competition - 2016 <<check here for pictures>>

Colloquium: Dr Raj Ladher (National Centre for Biological Sciences-TIFR, Bangalore)

Stretch, Bend, Curl and Touch: Shaping the Inner Ear

August 26, 2016

Industry Talk: Dr. Debdutta Bandyopadhyay (Zydus Research Centre, Ahmedabad)

 Industry and Academia: The inseparable sides of a coin

August 19, 2016

Invited Seminar: Dr. Sarvesh Kumar Srivastava (IIT Bombay)

 Introduction to nano/micromotors

August 1, 2016

Invited Seminar: Dr Prabuddha Mukherjee (Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technologies , USA)

 Multimodal Imaging in Biological Systems

July 29, 2016

Invited Seminar: Dr Rachit Agarwal (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)

Engineering Micro- and Nano-carriers for Treatment of Inflammatory Diseases and Antibiotic Resistant Infections

July 25, 2016

Invited Seminar: Mr Mohit Kumar Jolly, (Rice University, Houston)

 Quantitative Systems Biology of Cancer Metastasis

April 29, 2016

Colloquium: Dr Ganesh Nagaraju (IISc, Bangalore)

Mycobacterium tuberculosis DinG and RecG helicases unwinds G4 DNA structures and catalyzes reversal of stalled replication forks

April 22, 2016

Colloquium: Dr Roop Mallik (TIFR, Mumbai)

Geometry, Cholesterol and Kala-azar

April 15, 2016

Invited Seminar: Dr Dibyendu Kumar Das (Vanderbilt University, USA)

Mechanobiology of T-cell receptor signaling: One molecule at a time

April 14, 2016

Invited Seminar: Dr Gaurav Das (Oxford University, UK)

Of Flies and Food: Neural basis of food memories deprivation states and food emesis in Drosophila

April 7, 2016

Invited Seminar: Dr. Manikandan Narayanan (National Institutes of Health, USA)

Gene networks in health and disease: a computational systems approach

April 6, 2016

Colloquium: Prof. Madhu Dikshit (CDRI, Lucknow)

Inducible nitric oxide synthase / NO: Role in the regulation of neutrophil functions, survival and apoptosis

March 29, 2016

Invited Seminar:  Dr. Neha Rani (University of California Santa Barbara, USA)

Non-Coding RNAs in Human Cortical Brain Development

March 15, 2016

Colloquium: Prof. Rameshwar N. K. Bamezai (JNU, New Delhi)

How complex is the genetic background to metabolism outcome in cancer to design therapeutic intervention?

March 10, 2016

Invited Seminar:  Dr. Indranil Banerjee (Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Switzerland)

Influenza virus capsid disassembly: how a hard nut cracks itself to infect cells by carjacking molecular motors

February 24, 2016

Annual BSBE Sportsday: Organiser: Dr Arun Kumar Shukla <<link for photographs>>

February 21, 2016

Prof. Arabindo Nath Bose Endowed Lecture: Dr Rajesh S. Gokhale, (Director, Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, Delhi) <<see link>>

Renewing the romance in a love-lost marriage: Bioentrepreneurship in India

February 17, 2016

Colloquium: Prof. Andreas Nüssler (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany)

Epigenetic modifications and its consequences in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

February 12, 2016

Invited Seminar:  Dr Srikanth Ramaswamy (EPFL, Geneva)

Reconstruction and Simulation of Neocortical Microcircuitry

February 10, 2016

Special Seminar:  Prof. Uday S. Racherla (IME, IIT Kanpur)

Intellectual Property - A Valuable Asset to Cutting-edge Research

February 4, 2016

Invited Seminar: Dr. Jayanta Bhattacharyya (Duke University,  Durham, NC, USA)

Genetically engineered nano-particles for drug delivery

January 28, 2016

Invited Seminar: Dr. Bappaditya Dey (Tuberculosis Research Center, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA)

Development of strategies for protection against Tuberculosis

January 21, 2016

Popular Lecture: Dr. Jayandharan G. Rao (IIT Kanpur)

Popular Lecture on Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine, 2015

January 12, 2016

Invited Seminar: Dr. Hemant Kumar (Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco, USA) Major facilitator Superfamily: Biophysics to Biochemistry

January 7, 2016

Invited Seminar: Dr Pinky Kain (University of California Riverside, California, USA)

Neural circuitry for detection of insect repellent DEET and attractive sugar in Drosophila

December 28, 2015

Biennial Indian Drosophila Research Conference (InDRC-2015) [December 20-23, 2015] [Organisers: Pradip Sinha] <<For details check here>>

Annual BSBE Winter Workshop-2015: "Musculoskeletal Disorders: From Bench to Bedside" [December 14-15, 2015] [Organisers: Dhirendra S. Katti and Jayandharan G. Rao]  <<For details check here>>

Colloquium: Prof. Adrian Goldman (University of Leeds, UK)

How integral membrane pyrophosphatases work

December 3, 2015

Invited Seminar: Dr. Ashish Misra (University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA)

Mechanisms Regulating Alternative Splicing Networks

November 23, 2015

Invited Seminar: Dr. Vivek Modi (Fox Chase Cancer Center, USA)

Structure-based clustering of protein kinases

November 16, 2015

Invited Seminar: Dr. Avisek Das (University of Chicago, USA)

Computational studies of large-scale conformational transitions in proteins

November 5, 2015

Colloquium: Prof. P.V Balaji (IIT, Bombay)

C-H...pi interactions in carbohydrate-binding sites

November 4, 2015

Invited Seminar: Dr. Kiran Batta (University of Manchester, U.K)

Making blood from skin

October 15, 2015

Prof. Arabindo Nath Bose Endowed Lecture: Dr V. Mohan (Chairman and Chief of Diabetology, Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre, Chennai) <<see link>>

Prevention of diabetes is possible but we all have to work together

October 12, 2015

Colloquium: Prof. Umesh Varshney (IISc, Bangalore)

Two highly conserved features of eubacterial initiator tRNAs license them to pass through distinct checkpoints in translation initiation 

October 08, 2015

Invited Seminar: Dr Kavita Babu (IISER, Mohali)

The Cell Adhesion Molecule, RIG-3, is required for normal nervous system function

October 6, 2015

Annual BSBE Symposium 2015 (Organizer: Dr Arun K. Shukla)

September 26, 2015 <<for details check here >>  <<For Photographs check here>>

Annual Painting Competition - 2015 <<see link for images>>

Invited Seminar: Dr Nikhil Jain (Baylor College of Medicine, USA)

Role of accessory factors in assembling ribosome

September 18, 2015

Colloquium: Prof. Dinakar M. Salunke (RCB, Faridabad)

New paradigms in antibody specificity: Structural biology of antigen recognition by germline antibodies 

September 9, 2015

Invited Seminar: Dr. Abhijeet B. Joshi  (IIT Mumbai)

Thearnostics and Biosensors for Point-of Care Health Management

September 04, 2015

Colloquium: Prof. Shubha Tole (TIFR, Mumbai)

From whisker tip to brain ChIP

August 18, 2015

Invited Seminar: Dr. Subhashis Sarkar  (Harvard Medical School, USA)

Allogeneic NK Cell Therapy Against Multiple Myeloma

May 22, 2015

Invited Seminar: Dr. Shamik DasGupta (University of Oxford, UK)

Genes, Brain and Behavior

May 4th 2015

Colloquium: Prof. B.C. Das (Amity Institute of Molecular Medicine, Noida)

Fos-related antigen Fra-1, as a target for intervention: Chemoradiosensitization of cancer stem cells & Drug Targeting

April 17th 2015

Colloquium: Prof.  J. Gowrishankar (CDFD, Hyderabad)

On the Method of Science, Darwinian Evolution, and the Central Dogma

April 16th 2015

Colloquium: Prof. Saman Habib (CDRI, Lucknow)

Protein translation and post-translational [Fe-S] cluster biogenesis in the plastid of the malaria

April 09, 2015

Colloquium: Prof. Amitabha Chattopadhyay (CCMB, Hyderabad)

Cholesterol in Biology and Medicine : History, Myths, and Excitement

April 07, 2015.

Prof. Arabindo Nath Bose Endowed Lecture: Prof. Balram Bhargava  (All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi) <<see link>>

Challenges and Opportunities for Healthcare Innovation in India.

March 26, 2015

Science Communication Workshop @ IITK

The WT/DBT India Alliance sponsored SciCom Workshop was organized on March 25, 2015. Dr Shahid Jameel, CEO of the India Alliance, and Dr Sarah Iqbal, Public Engagement Officer of the India Alliance, conducted the workshop. Sixty senior PhD students and Post-docs from the institute participated and benefited from the intense training sessions. <<see link for pictures>>

5th Annual International Conference on Advances in Biotechnology (BIOTECH 2015): [March 13-15, 2015] [Organiser: Ashok Kumar] <<For photographs, check here>>

Invited Seminar: Dr. Krishnadev Oruganty, University of Georgia

Hunting structural mechanisms of enzyme regulation : from desktop to benchtop

February 26, 2015

Prof. Arabindo Nath Bose Endowed Lecture: Prof. Rakesh K. Jain  (Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, USA) <<see link>>

Reengineering the Tumor Microenvironment to Enhance Cancer Treatment: Bench to Bedside.

February 23, 2015

Colloquium: Prof. Sandhya S. Visweswariah (IISc Bangalore)

Cyclic GMP and receptor guanylyl cyclases: getting to the gut of the matte

February 13, 2015

Colloquium: Professor V. Nagaraja (IISc Bangalore)

Perturbation of topology modulation

February 5, 2015

Colloquium: Professor Todhg P. Begley (Texas A&M University, USA)

Radical Sam Enzymes In Cofactor Biosynthesis

January 27, 2015

Colloquium: Dr Ramu Anandakrishnan (Department of Computer Science, University of Virginia Tech, USA)

Electrostatics in biomolecular modeling and simulation

January 22, 2015

Institute Lecture: Prof S.E. Hasnain (IIT Delhi) <see link>

Will we succeed in winning the war against Mycobacterium tuberculosis - the deadly human pathogen that causes TB and takes one human life every 15-20 seconds?

January 20, 2015

Popular Lecture: Dr. Nitin Gupta (IIT Kanpur)

Popular Lecture on Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine, 2014

January 12, 2015

Invited Seminar: Dr. Vijay Yadav (Sanger Institute, UK)

Molecular and Genetic Dissection of Skeletal Physiology

January 8, 2015

Colloquium: Dr. Sudhakaran Prabhakaran (Harvard Medical School)

Complex regulation of cellular Proteome

January 7, 2015

Invited Seminar: Dr. Somnath Dutta (University of Michigan)

Structural rearrangements of a polyketide synthase module during its catalytic cycle: cryo-EM perspectives

January 2, 2015

Annual BSBE Winter Workshop-2014: "Neurobiology of Disorders" [December 18-20, 2014] [Organiser: S.Ganesh]

<<For details check here>> <<For photos check here>>

Colloquium: Dr. Shannon Bailey (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston)

Unraveling the mysteries of breast cancer via integrative genomic analyses

December 12, 2014

Colloquium: Dr. Shyam Nati (University of Michigan, USA)

The Ser/Thr kinase BUB1 and its kinase activity are required for signaling mediated by transforming growth factor β

December 4, 2014

Colloquium: Prof. D.N. Rao (Biochemistry, IISc Bangalore):

Helicobacter  pylori Restriction Modification systems: Role(s) beyond genome protection

November 21, 2014

Invited Seminar: Dr. Tanay Ghosh (University of Cambridge, UK)

Adaptable? or susceptible !!! miRNA mediated buffering of progenitor fate decisions during cortical neurogenesis.

November 14th, 2014

Colloquium: Prof. Amitabha Chattopadhyay (CCMB, Hyderabad):

GPCR-Cholesterol Interaction: Novel Insights in Health and Disease

November 7th, 2014

Colloquium: Dr. Krishanu Ray (TIFR, Mumbai):

Molecular Cell Biology of Spermatogonial Proliferation and Sperm Release in Drosophila

October 31st, 2014

Colloquium: Prof. Tapas K. Kundu (JNCSAR, Bangalore):

Epigenetic Regulations of Disease and Differentiation: Implications in Therapeutics

October 29th, 2014

Institute Lecture: Prof S.K. Brahmachari (IGIB, Delhi) <see link>

Open Innovation, Big Data and Crowd Sourcing: The Next Frontier

October 18, 2014

Colloquium: Prof. S.K. Brahmachari (IGIB, Delhi):

Data driven discovery in health science: crosstalk between computer scientists, biologists and clinicians.

October 17, 2014

Prof. Arabindo Nath Bose Endowed Lecture: Prof. S.K. Brahmachari (IGIB, Delhi):

Entrepreneurial challenges in biomedical research and the way forward.

October 16, 2014

In-House Symposium 2014 (Organizer: Dr A. Bandyopadhyay)

September 27, 2014 <<for details check here >> <<for photographs click here>>

Institute Lecture: Prof M.S.Valiathan (Manipal Univ) <see link>

Ayurveda and Modern Science 

September 26, 2014

Colloquium: Dr. Gopal Pandey (CCMB, Hyderabad):

Cell Biological Properties of Degradable and Other Orthopedic Biomaterials.

September 24, 2014

Colloquium: Dr. Sourabh Ghosh (IIT Delhi):

Engineered graft manufacturing strategies- to study development, degeneration and regeneration of cartilage

September 23rd 2014

Colloquium: Dr. Sathees Raghavan (Biochemistry, IISc, Bangalore):

Cutting and Pasting Game: Insights into DNA Repair, Oncogenesis and cancer.

September 17th, 2014

Invited Seminar: Dr. Neeraj Sinha (CBR, SGPGI, Lucknow):

Nuclear Spin Choreography: Coherent and incoherent process encoding structure and dynamics in diverse molecular systems.

September 12th, 2014

Colloquium; Prof. Alok Bhattacharya (JNU, New Delhi):

Mechanism of phagocytosis in the protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica.

September 5th, 2014

Colloquium: Dr. Supratim Ray (Center for Neuroscience, IISc Bangalore):

Attention and Gamma Rhythms.

August 30th, 2014

Cognitive Science Mini-Workshop (jointly organised by CSE & BSBE)

August 29, 2014 <<check here for details>>

Invited Seminar: Dr Sandeepa M. Eswarappa (Clinic Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland, USA):

Translation beyond the stop codon: Generation of anti-angiogenic VEGF-Ax in   endothelial cells.

Aug 27th, 2014

Prof. Arabindo Nath Bose Endowed Lecture: Dr Ramesh Hariharan (Strand Life Sciences, Bangalore): <<check here for link>>

Diagnosis genetic diseases: an entrepreneurial journey.

August 21, 2014

Invited Seminar: Dr Bela S. Desai (The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA):

Sixth Sense: Understanding proprioception using the fly model.

Aug 14th, 2014

Invited Seminar: Dr Syam Prakash Somasekharan (University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada):

Understanding the role of RNA granules in tumour progression.
August 1st, 2014

Invited Seminar: Dr Amit K. Jha (Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley):

Dynamic Growth Factor Sequestering Hydrogels Promote Survival and Engraftment of Transplanted Stem Cells.
July 24th, 2014

Invited Seminar: Dr Sukant Khurana (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York, USA):

Non-synaptic mechanisms of neuronal plasticity in auditory brainstem.

May 22nd, 2014

Colloquium: Prof. Manju Bansal (IISc, Bangalore):

G N Ramachandran: His Life, Scientific Achievements and Legacy

May 20th, 2014

Invited Seminar: Dr. Shanmugasundaram Natesan (Brooke Army Medical Center, Texas, USA):

Adipose Derived Stem Cell-based Tissue Engineering Approach for Improved Skin  Regeneration.

May 7th, 2014

Invited Seminar: Dr.  Navratna Vajpai (AstraZeneca R&D, UK):

Structural understanding of protein kinases inhibitory mechanism.

April 25th,  2014

Colloquium: Prof. Anjali A. Karande (Department of Biochemistry; IISc, Bangalore):
Can a Monoclonal Antibody Reduce Abrin Toxin Activity?

April 24th,  2014

Colloquium: Prof. Sneh Anand (Centre for Biomedical Engineering, IIT-Delhi):

Biomedical Engineering Role-Affordable Health Care.

April 23rd,  2014

Invited Seminar: Dr. Parimal Kar (Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA): 

Multiscale Modeling of Biomolecules:Surmounting the Challenge of Bridging the Scales.

April 9th, 2014

Invited Seminar: Dr. Richa Jaiswal (Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA):

New collaborations of formins in actin assembly and organization.

March 14th,  2014

Colloquium: Dr. M. Nazmul Karim (Texas A&M University, USA):

Bioprocess Control: Experiences and Applications.

March 12th,  2014

Invited Seminar: Dr. Nitin Gupta (Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA):

Revealing neural mechanisms of information processing using a simple brain.

March 10th,  2014

Invited Seminar: Dr. Jafar Hasan (IIT Bombay, Mumbai):

Designing bioinspired antibacterial nano-surfaces.
February 21st,  2014

Invited Seminar: Dr. Sudhir Ranganath (Brigham & Women’s Hospital & Harvard Medical School, USA):

Particle Engineering of Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Phenotype Control & Targeted Cancer Therapy.

February 14th, 2014

Colloquium: Dr. Seth Blackshaw (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Maryland, USA):

Radial glia of the adult central nervous system in health and disease.
February 10th, 2014

Colloquium: Prof. S. C. Lakhotia (Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi):

Dietary supplement of Ayurvedic Amalaki Rasayana and Rasa-Sindoor improves general well-being of Drosophila flies and suppresses neurodegeneration in fly models of poly-Q, Huntington's and Alzheimer's disorders.

January 31, 2014

Invited Seminar: Dr. Pranjal Chandra (Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University, NOIDA):

Electrochemical nanobiosensors for the detection of clinically important biomolecules.

January 24, 2014

Colloquium: Dr. Neeraj Sinha (Centre of Biomedical Research,  SGPGIMS Campus, Lucknow):

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Biological Systems.

January 23, 2014

Colloquium: Prof. Hemalatha Balaram (JNCSR, Bangalore):

Insights into ammonia tunnelling and structural stability in GMP synthetase.

January 17, 2014

Invited Seminar: Dr. G. R. Jayandharan (Christian Medical College, Vellore):

Adeno-associated virus vectors: Biology of host-virus interactions, bioengineering and their potential use in gene therapy.

January 16, 2014

Invited Seminar: Dr. Jagannath Mondal (Columbia University, USA):

Simulating Biology at Multiple Scales.

January 7, 2014

Invited Seminar: Dr. Ashish Ranjan (University of California, Davis, USA):

Analyzing plant structure and function: From genetics to omics.

November 11, 2013

Sports Day 2013 (Organizer: Dr D.S.Katti)

November 10, 2013 <<for photographs click here>>

Prof. Arabindo Nath Bose Endowed Lecture: Dr. Kamal K. Sharma (Vice Chairman, Lupin Limited, Mumbai):

Challenges in biopharma industries in India

November 8, 2013

Colloquium: Dr. Urban Rydholm  (Lund University Hospital, Sweden):

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, clinical and therapeutic challenges.

November 8, 2013

Invited Seminar: Dr. Dinesh Singh  (UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA):

Mechanistic Understanding of SOX2-Regulated Transcriptional Program
in Cancer.

November 6, 2013

Colloquium: Dr Amitabha Chattopadhyay (CCMB, Hyderabad):

Organization and Dynamics of Membranes and Proteins using the
Wavelength-Selective Fluorescence Approach

October 23, 2013

Invited Seminar: Dr. Swati Mishra (Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA):

Multifunctional Lipid-Polymer based Nanocomplexes for Targeted Intracellular Delivery of Therapeutic Oligonucleotide

October 15, 2013

In-house Symposium 2013 (Organizer: Dr D.S.Katti)

September 28, 2013 <<for details click here>> || <<for photographs click here>>

Invited Seminar: Dr. Anshul Jain  (SUNY College of Optometry, USA):

Perception of Nonrigid 3D Shapes and Motion:

November 8, 2013

Invited Seminar: Dr. Arun Shukla (Duke University Medical Center, USA):

Structural basis of beta-arrestin dependent regulation and signaling of G Protein-Coupled Receptors:

July 19, 2013

Invited Seminar: Dr. Shailesh Kumar (University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, USA):

Role of A Steroid Hormone Binding Protein E75 in Drosophila melanogaster Molecular Clockwork:

July 16, 2013

Colloquium: Dr. Ullas Kolthur Seetharam (TIFR, Mumbai):

Importance of metabolic sensing/network in aging/age-related diseases:

June 7, 2013

Colloquium: Dr. Shahid Jameel (DBT-Wellcome Trust India Alliance, Hyderabad):

Career opportunities in Biomedical Research

June 7, 2013

Invited Seminar: Dr. Anup Singh (University of Pennsylvania, USA):

Reproductive organ formation, homeostasis, and regeneration

March 18, 2013

Colloquium: Prof. Richard Behringer (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA):

Reproductive organ formation, homeostasis, and regeneration

March 14, 2013

Invited Seminar: Dr. Barnali Chaudhuri (South Asian University, New Delhi):

The higher order organization of mycobacterial segrosome.

March 1, 2013

Invited Seminar: Dr. Ramanujam Srinivasan (National University of Singapore):

Fission Yeast : A cellular model to understand bacterial cytoskeletal proteins.

February 5, 2013

Invited Seminar: Dr. Anindya Dasgupta (Unilever R&D, Bangalore):

A systematic approach to analyze and leverage the anti-viral activity of Viperin.

January 22, 2013

Colloquium: Dr. Roland Dunbrack (Fox Chase Cancer Center, USA):

Modeling the structures of protein complexes.

January 18, 2013

Colloquium: Dr. Edwina McGlinn (Monash University, Australia):

Lineage specific regulation of Hox gene output by microRNAs.

January 2, 2013

Invited Seminar: Dr. Sunil Kumar Singh (Banaras Hindu Univ., Varanasi):

Exploration of the interface between Nanotechnology and Thrombus biology

December 19, 2012

Colloquium: Dr. Chandrasekhar Kanduri (Gothenburg University, Sweden):

Epigenetic regulation of transcription by long noncoding RNA.

December 7, 2012

Invited Seminar: Dr. Janesh Kumar (National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, USA):

Exciting your neurons: Structure, function and assembly mechanisms of glutamate receptor ion channels.

December 3, 2012

Invited Seminar: Dr. Balananda Kumar Putcha (University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA):

Dancing cheek to cheek": Allosteric communication in Nuclear Receptors.

November 23, 2012

Invited Seminar: Dr. Sunil Raghav (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland):

Integrative genomics approach for a systems level understanding of the regulatory networks underlying fat cell differentiation.

November 20, 2012

Invited Seminar: Dr. Saravanan Matheswaran (European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany):

DNA and nucleosome transactions.

November 9, 2012

Invited Seminar: Dr. Gouriprasanna Roy (The Scripps Research Institute, San Diego, USA):

ApoB-100-containing lipoproteins are major carriers of 3-iodothyronamine in circulation.

November 6, 2012

Invited Seminar: Dr. Sachin Deshmukh (Johns Hopkins Institute, USA):

Objects, space, and memory: how the hippocampal cognitive map comes together.

October 30, 2012

Invited Seminar: Dr. Sangram Bagh (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA):

Can we program a cell like an engineer programs a device?

October 16, 2012

Invited Seminar: Dr. Bushra Ateeq (Michigan Center for Translational Pathology, University of Michigan, USA):

Characterization and Therapeutic Targeting of ETS Negative Prostate Cancer

October 15, 2012

Colloquium: Dr. Sharmila S. Mande (TCS Innovations Lab, Tata Consultancy Services, Pune):

Metagenomics Approach and its Application in Understanding the Role of  Gut Microbes in Malnourishment

October 4, 2012

 In-house Symposium 2012 (Organizer: Dr S.Ganesh)

September 29, 2012 <<for details click here>> || <<for photographs click here>>

Invited Seminar: Dr. Amit Ghoash (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, USA):

Metabolic Systems Biology: Uncovering Regulatory and Protein Structure Networks

May 7, 2012

Colloquium: Dr. Raghavan Varadarajan (Molecular Biophysics Unit, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore):

HIV-1 and influenza immunogen design

April 23, 2012

Invited Seminar: Dr. Gautam Agarwal (University of California, Berkeley, USA):

The spatial structure of hippocampal oscillations signifies behavioral state.

April 11,  2012

Colloquium: Dr. Raj K. Ladher (Laboratory for Sensory Development, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Japan):

Recurring role for FGF signalling during inner ear development

April 3, 2012

Invited Seminar: Dr. Ravi Gupta (SciGenom Labs Pvt. Ltd, Cochin):

Alternative transcription overtakes splicing in generating transcriptome diversity

April 2, 2012

Invited Seminar: Dr. Kiran Kulkarni (Institute of Cancer Research, Chester Beatty Laboratories, London, UK):

Molecular mechanisms involved in the regulation of cell cycle and cell migration

March 22, 2012

Colloquium: Dr. Manju Bansal (Molecular Biophysics Unit, IISc, Bangalore):

Promoting DNA expression: Sequence vs Structure

March 14, 2012

Invited Seminar: Dr. Abhijit Sinha Roy (Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute, USA):

Novel Applications of Cornea Biomechanics in Clinical Diagnosis

March 10, 2012

Invited Seminar: Dr. Dhananjay Bhattacharyya (Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata):

Directed DNA Flexibility and its role in Molecular Biology

March 9, 2012

Invited Seminar: Dr. Narayanan Raghupathy (The Jackson Laboratory, USA):

Understanding the Genetics of Gene Expression Using Next-Generation  Sequencing Technologies.

February 29, 2012

Workshop on Developmental Mechanisms in Model Organisms (Organiser: Dr. Pradip Sinha)

February 24-25, 2012 (for details, check here)

Colloquium: Dr. Yamuna Krishnan (National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore)

Molecular DNA devices in Living Systems

February 1, 2012

Invited Seminar:  Dr. Chandresh Ravjibhai Gajera (Stanford University School of Medicine, USA):

Megalin/LRP2 promotes adult neurogenesis through suppression of BMP

signaling in the subventricular zone.

January 15, 2012

Invited Seminar:  Dr. Indranil Banerjee (Institute of Biochemistry, ETH Zurich, Switzerland):

Flu attack: a hunt for the “insiders”

January 11, 2012

Invited Seminar: Dr. Rahul N Kanadia (Dept. of Physiology and Neurobiology, University of Connecticut, USA)

Understanding the Role of Alternative Splicing in Neuronal Development

January 4, 2012

Invited Seminar: Dr. Jeet Kalia (National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA):

Chemistry, Biology and the Interface

December 27, 2011

Invited Seminar: Dr. Shravan K. Mishra (Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Germany):

Ubiquitin-Like Modifiers and Regulation of RNA Splicing

December 14, 2011

Colloquium: Dr. S.C.Lakhotia (Dept. of Zoology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi):

Identification and characterization of a mutant allele of the DNA pol-epsilon  gene in Drosophila melanogaster.

December 7, 2011

Colloquium: Dr. Giridhar Madras (Dept. of Chem. Engg., IISc, Bangalore):

Immobilized polymer nanocomposites for photocatalysis

November 30, 2011

Colloquium: Dr. Enrique Martin-Blanco (Instituto de Biologia Molecular de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain)

Cell and tissue mechanics of morphogenetic movements

November 28, 2011

Invited Seminar: Dr. Venu G. Bommireddy (Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Waksman Institute, USA):

The Fat-Hippo Signaling Pathway: Studies on Neuronal Stem Cells and Glia  Development in Drosophila

November 25, 2011

Colloquium: Dr. Rajendra Prasad (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)

Multidrug Resistance in Human Pathogenic Yeast: Structure  and  Function of Candida ABC transporter CDR1

September 27, 2011

Invited Seminar: Dr. Swati Bhattacharya (Department of Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA):

Engineering nanopore sensors: laying the foundations of personal genomics

September 8, 2011

Invited Seminar: Dr. SANJIB BHATTACHARYYA (Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA):

Nanomaterials at the Biological Interface: Tailoring Endocytotic Mechanism to Target Specific Intracellular Pathways

August 25, 2011

Colloquium: Dr. Ch. Mohan Rao (Center for Cell and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad):

Heat Shock proteins in health and disease

August 6, 2011

Colloquium: Dr. Krishanu Ray (Dept. of Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai):

Modalities of kinesin-dependent slow axonal transports

May 13, 2011

Colloquium: Dr. Ashish Arora (Molecular and Structural Biology Division, Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow):

NMR Studies of Drug Target Proteins at CDRI

April 15, 2011

Colloquium: Dr. Chaitali Mukhopadhyay (Dept. of Chemistry, University of Calcutta, Kolkata):

Membrane-Peptide Interactions : Insights  from in-vitro and in-silico experiments

March 31, 2011

Colloquium: Dr. Paula Murphy (School of Engineering Trinity College Dublin, Ireland):

Mechanoregulation of Skeletal Development.

February 18, 2011

Invited Seminar: Dr. Pravin A. Nair (Molecular Biology Program, Sloan-Kettering Institute, New York, USA):

Mechanistic insights to DNA ligases through biochemical and structural studies.

February 21, 2011

Invited Seminar: Dr. Anirban Chatterjee (Boston University College of Engineering, Boston, USA)

Three way approach to infectious disease research: molecular biology, bioengineering and informatics

February 3, 2011

Prof. Arabindo Nath Bose Endowed Lecture: Dr. S.Ramaswamy (inSTEM, National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangalore):

Challenges in early translation - the missing connection between bench and commercialization.

January 21, 2011

Colloquium: Dr. Debi P. Sarkar (Biochemistry, University of Delhi South Campus, Delhi):


January 14, 2011

Invited Seminar: Dr. Neetu Singh (Harvard- MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, MIT, USA):

Tuning Nanostructures for Enhanced Bio-functionality

January 3, 2011

Colloquium: Dr. Rakesh K Mishra (Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad):

Boundary elements that organize the information content of genome

December 30, 2010

Colloquium: Dr. Michael Famulok (LIMES Program Unit Chemical Biology & Medicinal Chemistry, University of Bonn, Germany):

Nucleic acid based tools for pharmacology and nano-engineering

December 9, 2010

Invited Seminar: Dr. Praveen Kumar Vemula (Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, USA):

Self Assembled Nanomaterials and Their Applications in Materials and Medicine

August 24, 2010

Invited Seminar: Dr. Sanket Goel (Genome Institute of Singapore, Institute of Microelectronics (IME), Singapore)

Micro-and-Nano Optofluidic Systems for Point-of-care Medical Diagnostics

August 23, 2010

Colloquium: Dr. Arun Kumar (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore):

Primary microcephaly, centrosome and evolution of the human brain:

what is the connection?

July 16, 2010

Colloquium: Dr. Tania Puvirajesinghe–Guenneau (CNRS Marseille, France):

Novel methods for purification, analysis and bioassay of heparan sulphates

March 31, 2010

Colloquium: Dr. Usha Vijayraghavan (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore):

The making of a flowering stem: lessons from molecular genetic analysis of flowering in model plants

March 29, 2010

Colloquium: Dr. Eva Samal (Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, UCSA, USA):

The Intimate Life of MicroRNA-1: Roles in Cardiac Conduction, Differentiation and Homeostasis

February 18, 2010

Colloquium: Dr. M.R.N. Murthy (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore):

Structure and Assembly of Sesbania Mosaic Virus

Feb 15, 2010

Colloquium: Dr. Prabal Maiti (Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore):

Elasticity at nanoscale: DNA under tension

February 8, 2010

Colloquium: Dr. Godelieve Gheysen (Ghent University, Belgium):

Molecular analysis of plant-nematode interactions, from Arabidopsis to rice as a model host plant.

February 2, 2010

Invited Seminar: Dr. Madhukar Varshney (School of Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University, USA):

Micro and Nanoscale Techniques for Biosystem Development

January 27, 2010

Invited Seminar: Dr. Ramanathan Natesh (School of Biological Sciences, University of London, London, UK):

Structural studies of ACE and Chaperonin non-native protein complexes

January 25, 2010

Invited Seminar: Dr. Anupam Madhukar (Nanostructure Materials & Devices Laboratory, University of Southern California, USA):

Engineering, Biology, & Medicine: The Abiotic-Biotic Interface at the Nanoscale

January 6, 2010

Colloquium: Dr. Alberto Bianco (CNRS, Institut de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire, Laboratoire d’Immunologie et Chimie Thérapeutiques, France)

Functionalized carbon nanotubes for drug delivery

January 1, 2010

Invited Seminar: Dr. Christian Freund (Frei University Berlin, Germany):

Decoding proline-rich sequence recognition in cellular signaling.

December 4, 2009.

Invited Seminar: Dr. Sivaram Mylavarapu (University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA):

Mechanisms and Regulation of Cell Division

October 30, 2009

Symposium on Developmental Biology and Biomedical Research (Organiser: Dr. Pradip Sinha)

October 18-19, 2007 (for details, check here)

International Workshop on Joint biology and Disease (Organiser: Dr Pradip Sinha)

March 17-18, 2007 (for details, check here)

EMBO International Workshop (Organiser: Dr. Pradip Sinha)

December 16-20, 2006 (for details, check here)

International Conference on Design of Biomaterials (Organisers: Drs. B.Basu, D.S.Katti, and A.Kumar)

December 8-11, 2006 (for details, check here)

Annual Meeting of the Indian Society of Developmental Biologists (organiser: Dr. Pradip Sinha)

February 17-20, 2002 (for details check here)