Biomaterials and Bio-interface Lab
Areas of Research: Biological surfactant replacements, biomaterials, bio-interfaces, drug delivery, bionanotechnology
Biosensors and Bioinstrumentation Lab
Areas of Research: Bioinstrumentation and Biosensors, particularly focussing on low cost diagnostic and monitoring devices; BioMEMS ; Cardiac Electrophysiology.
Cell and Tissue Engineering Lab
Areas of Research: Bioactive scaffolds, Cellular programming, Immunotherapy, Microfabrication, 3D cell motility.
Cell Biology Lab
Areas of Research: Chromosome segregation, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, meiosis and mitosis, plasmid maintenance
Cellular Biophysics Lab
Areas of Research: extracellular matrix (ECM), Biomechanics
Computational Neuroscience Lab
Areas of Research: Computational neurophysiology, compartmental modeling, synaptic transmission, synaptic plasticity, dendritic integration
Gene Regulation Lab
Areas of Research: Gene regulation, Bacillus subtilis, extracellular protease, motility, signal transduction
Area of Research: Glycolipid dynamics in lipid environment, Structure-function studies of human ST3 SiaTs.
Mechanistic Structural Biology and Bio-molecular NMR Spectroscopy Lab
Area of Research: Structural Biology, Biophysics,Solid and Liquid-state NMR Spectroscopy, Protein-Protein, Protein-lipid and Protein-drug interactions.
Molecular Cell Biology Lab
Area of Research: Microtubule dynamics, mitosis, anticancer drugs, FtsZ assembly, bacterial cell division
Metabolic Engineering Lab
Areas of Research: Pseudomonas, Biodegradation, Oxygenases, Carbon catabolite repression, Metabolic engineering of the degradative pathways
Molecular Enzymology Lab
Areas of Research: Microbial Biochemistry and Enzymology; Metabolic Regulation and Engineering through Biochemical & Recombinant DNA techniques; Nitrogen Metabolism in Fungi.
Molecular Genetics Lab
Areas of Research: Functional genomics, Differentiation in unicellular eukaryotes, Nucleocytoplasmic signal transduction, Modeling of biological systems.
Molecular Immunology Lab
Areas of Research: Molecular Immunology and cell signaling mechanisms, Role of lipid, protein kinases and phosphatases in T cell and mast cell biology, Signaling mechanisms in micro algae, Biochemistry and genetics of Dunaliella sp.
Molecular Parasitology Lab
Areas of Research: Malaria, regulation of gene expression, noncoding RNAs, TATA-binding protein, anti-malarial lead compound screening
Molecular Virology Lab
Areas of Research: Molecular mechanisms of DNA replication, repair and packaging in double-stranded DNA viruses
Areas of Research: Fluorescent Biosensors, Nanoengineered Sensors, Controlled Release, Layer-by-Layer Assembly, BioMEMS
Physical Biology Lab
Areas of Research: Nucleosome dynamics & Chromatin assembly, Dynamics of Actin & Microtubules, Mechanics of DNA
Protein Crystallography Lab
Areas of Research: Structural studies of Proteins using X-ray crystallography, Structure based drug development, Structural enzymology
Protein Engineering and Neurobiology Lab
Areas of Research: protein aggregation and amyloid formation associated with neurodegenerative diseases (Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Prion diseases) and native biological functions.
Areas of Research: Proteomics, Biomarker discovery, Protein-protein interactions