Biological Engineering Seminars/Workshop
  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: The ubiquitin family: evolution and alternative splicing functions of its two distant members by Prof. Shravan Kumar Mishra from IISER Mohali on Wednesday, 20th April 2022.

  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: Special seminar on Ned Seeman - DNA Nanotech by 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 behaviour by Prof. Sandhya Koushika from TIFR Bombay on Friday, 8th April 2022.

  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: Probabilistic models for learning regulatory programs from high-throughput experiments by 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 centromere by Dr. Shweta Tyagi from Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) on Wednesday, 23rd February, 2022.

  • Biological Engineering Seminar Series: Science Improv Prof. 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 lineages by Dr. Shaon Chakrabarti, Monday, 22nd November 2021

  • Karyashala Workshop on Instrumentation and Signal Processing in Biomedical Imaging and Rehabilitation, 22nd to 28th October 2021

  • Dr. Shoib Siddiqui, Senior Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire, UK, 25th October, A “sweet” approach towards the treatment of cancer and sepsis

  • Dr. Vanika Gupta, Postdoctoral Researcher, Cornell University, USA, 31st August, The host response to infection: from an evolutionary to a cellular scale.

  • Dr. Nikhil Gandasi, Assistant Professor, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 24th August, Subcellular view of islet cells to understand type-2 diabetes. 

  • Dr. 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.

  • Dr. Sudarshan Gangadhar, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute Curie Paris, France, 23rd April 2021, Tubulin posttranslational modifications: Implications in mammalian cilia and flagella.

  • Dr. Mithu Baidya, Postdoctoral Fellow, IIT Kanpur, India, 15th April 2021, Structure-function and modulation of G protein-coupled receptors.

  • Dr. Rajbir Singh, Postdoctoral fellow, Rutgers University, USA, 18th March 2021, Cementing the gut barrier by gut microbial metabolite.

  • Dr. Anshuman Das, postdoctoral, University of North Carolina, USA, 8th March 2021, Deciphering virus-host interactions  through high-throughput screening approaches.

  • Dr. Arjun Sengupta, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, USA, 5th March 2021. Sleep loss to diabetes: A route via metabolic pathways

  • Dr. Subramanian Sankarnarayan, Postdoctoral Fellow, Purdue University, USA, 26th Feb 2021. Unravelling the Molecular Basis of Pollination

  • Dr. 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

  • Prof. 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

  • Prof. Bibhu Ranjan Sarangi, Department of Physics, IIT Palakkad, 20th Feb 2021 Microscopic insights into the mechanics of cells and cellular aggregates

  • Prof. Henri-Francois Renard, University of Namur, Belgium. 20th Feb 2021 Role of membrane curvature sensing/inducing BAR domain proteins in clathrin-independent endocytosis  

  • Dr. Sourish Ghosh, Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institutes of Health, NIH Bethesda, USA, 12th Feb 2021. Investigating life cycle of viruses from host-pathogen interaction perspective

  • Dr. 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

  • Dr. Mrinal Srivastava, Postdoctoral fellow, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas USA. 14th September 2020 Mechanisms of Replication Stress Response.

  • Dr. Aneesh Veetil, Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, USA, 24th August 2020. DNA based probes for imaging and modulation of the brain. 

  • Dr. Ashutosh Srivastav. Postdoctoral fellow Nagoya University Japan. 7th August 2020.  Structural and dynamical insights into mammalian circadian clock proteins.

  • Dr. Uday Kumar, Postdoctoral fellow Stanford University, USA, 8th July 2020. Engineered nano-materials for cancer theranostics.

  • Dr. Krishnan Raghunatan, from Pittsburgh University, USA, 24th June 2020.  At the boundaries of a cell – allies and invaders of the membrane world.

  • Prof. David Smith,  Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI, Germany, 27th February 2020. Enhancement of bioactive molecules with DNA-templated oligovalence.

  • Dr. 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.

  • Dr. Isha Sharma, senior postdoctoral fellow from Northwestern University, USA. 13th February 2020. Pathobiology of Myo-inositol Oxygenase in Diabetic Kidney Disease.

  • Dr. Dhara Lakhkar from IISER Pune, 23rd January. MANAV- The Human Atlas Initiative: Training and Project Awareness Session

  • Dr. Sucharita Dey, Postdoctoral Fellow from Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel. 16th January 2020. Exploring protein structure, function, and evolution on a big data scale.

  • Prof. 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.

  • Dr. Shalin Mehta from Chen Zuckerberg foundation, San Fransisco, USA, 16th December 2019. Revealing architectural order with label-free imaging and deep learning.

  • Dr. 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.

  • Dr. 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. 

  • Dr. Nishith Gupta, senior scientist at the Humboldt University of Berlin, 15th November. Survival strategies of a eukaryotic cell inhabiting another eukaryotic cell​

  • Prof. D N Rao, Department of Biochemistry, IISc Bangalore, 13th November. Helicobacter pylori and Humans: an ancient association.

  • Prof. Sreenivasulu Kurukuti, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, 5th November 2019. Lamin dynamics during cellular differentiation. 

  • Prof. 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.

  • Dr. Nikhil Jain, Post-doctoral fellow, University of Chicago, USA, 20th September 2019. Mechano-Immunology- Exploring Physical Drivers of Macrophage Activation

  • Prof. Gautam Menon, Ashoka University, Sonepat, INDIA, 6th September 2019, Why should physicists think about biology?

  • Dr. 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.

  • Dr. 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.

  • Dr. Gunjan Mehta, Post-doctoral fellow, National Cancer Institute, NIH, USA, 9th August 2019, Quantifying Transcription Dynamics at the Single-Molecule Level.

  • Dr. Ruchi Anand, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, 26th July 2019, Structural Biochemistry: Versatile Tool to Study Biochemical Reactions.

  • Dr. Suman Mukhupadhyay, National Cancer Institute, NIH, USA, 26th June 2019, Exploiting cancer cell signaling and metabolism: Implications for therapeutic approach.

  • Dr. 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.

  • Dr. Roop Mallik, Department of Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), 20th June 2019, Tossing Coins Inside Living Cells.

  • Dr. 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.

  • Dr. Dinesh Chandra Khara, Post doctoral fellow, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-sheva, Israel, 9th April, 2019, DNA Nanotechnology: Molecular Motors and Machines.

  • Dr. 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.

  • Dr. 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.

  • Dr. Abhijit Majumder, Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay, 29th March 2019, Role of Mechanics in Cell Patterning.

  • Dr. 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.

  • Dr. Vikash Singh, Post Doctoral Fellow, Cambridge University, 13th March 2019, Pathogen target p-21 activated Kinases (PAK) to establish infection.

  • Dr. 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.

  • Dr. Avin Ramaiya, Lumicks technologies,  Amsterdam, Netherlands, 5 February 2019, Single Molecule Biology.

  • Dr. Sharika K M, Postdoctoral fellow, University of Pennsylvania, 22 January 2019, Understanding the neurobiology of social decision-making.

  • Dr. Arjun Ramakrishnan, Research Associate, University of Pennsylvania, 22 January 2019, Reward sensitivity and how it affects our actions.

  • Prof. 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.

  • Dr. 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.

  • Dr. 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.

  • Dr. Karla P. Mercado-Shekhar, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, 15 November 2018, Enabling techniques for tissue characterization using ultrasound.

  • Dr. Ishaan Gupta, Postdoctoral fellow, Weill Cornell Medicine, NY, 22 October 2018, Functional diversification of gene expression by RNA splicing.

  • Dr. K.K. Narayanan, Metahelix Life Sciences Limited, 20 October 2018

  • Prof. Ajai Kumar, Institute of Plasma Research, Gandhinagar, 16 October 2018, Cold Atmospheric Plasma (CAP) for redox biology and therapeutic applications.

  • Dr. Alison Forrester, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute Curie Paris, 27 September 2018, A selective ER-  phagy exerts procollagen quality control via a Calnexin-FAM134B complex.

  • Prof. Heena Dave, Nirma University, 07 September 2018, Biomarkers in Translational Cancer Research.

  • Prof. Rahul Kanadia, University of Connecticut, Storrs, 4 September 2018, Understanding the role of minor intron splicing in disease and development.

  • Dr. Santosh Misra, Research Scientist, Dept. of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 31 August 2018, Biomedical Materials and Devices: A Bioengineers Perspective.

  • Dr. Santosh Misra, Research Scientist, Dept. of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 30 August 2018, Basic Considerations in Designing Bio-composites for 3D Printing of Drug-eluting Personalized Biomedical Devices.

  • Prof. Manish Gupta, DA-IICT, Gandhinagar, 24 August 2018, The Magic of DNA.

  • Dr. Parul Tomar, Merck Life Science Pvt. Ltd., 16 August 2018, CRISPR, Duolink, shRNA, esiRNA, Cell culture technologies, Multiplexing.

  • Dr. 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.

  • Dr. Salman Lateef, Agilent, 15 June 2018, Application of Mass Spectrometry in Proteomics / Metabolomics.

  • Guru Krishna Kumar V, Ph.D student, 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.

  • Dr Sudipta Basu, DBT-Ramalingaswami Fellow, IISER Pune, 12 April 2018, Cutting the Power in the Powerhouse: Next-Generation Cancer Therapy.

  • Prof. Aditya Murthy, Chairperson, Center for Neuroscience, IISc Bangalore, 6 April 2018, Neural control of sequential movements.

  • Dr. Debasis Das, Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT, 27 March 2018, Mechanistic investigation of enzymes with potential in therapeutics and biofuel applications.

  • Dr. Vijaykumar Krishnamurthy, International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS), 20 March 2018, Morphogenetic patterns: biochemical signaling, mechanics and geometry.

  • Dr. Varun Maturi, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Uppsala and Uppsala University, 19 February 2018, Gene regulation by different proteins of the TGF-beta family.

  • Dr. 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.

  • Dr. Anup Padmanabhan, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore, 1 February 2018, Beyond Cell Adhesion - Understanding Non-junctional Roles of E-cadherin.

  • Prof. 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.

  • Dr. 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.

  • Dr. 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.

  • Dr. Vikas Trivedi, Herchel Smith Fellow, University of Cambridge, 30 November 2017, Self-organization and axes formation in aggregates of embryonic stem cells.

  • Dr. Peter Banks, Scientific Director, BioTek Instruments, 10 November 2017, Quantitative Microscopy of Fixed and Live Cells.

  • Dr. 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".

  • Prof. 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.

  • Dr. Saikat Chowdhury, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Scripps Research Institute, USA, 13 October 2017, Resolving structures across scales with transmission electron microscopy.

  • Dr. Tripta Bhatia, Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Dept. of Theory and Biosciences, Potsdam, Germany, 28 September 2017, Active Biomimetic membranes.

  • Dr.Nivedita Chatterjee, Vision Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, 24 August 2017, Regulating inflammation at the retina - Targetting Mueller glia through the Endocannabinoid system.

  • Dr. Dhiraj Bhatia, Human Frontiers postdoctoral fellow, Institute Curie, Paris, 8 August 2017, DNA based emerging technologies for biological and biomedical applications.

  • Dr. 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.

  • Prof. 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