Group Members

Principal Investigator

Dr. Kiran Kondabagil

Prof. Kiran Kondabagil

Dr. Kondabagil joined IIT-Bombay in Jan 2011. He was a Research Assistant Professor at the Catholic University of America, Washington DC, before joining IITB, where he completed his post-doctoral training as well. He holds M.Sc and Ph.D (work done at CFTRI, Mysore) degrees in Biochemistry from the University of Mysore, Mysore, India.

 Post-Doctoral Fellow

Anirvan Chatterjee

Dr. Anirvan Chatterjee completed his Ph.D. in Applied Biology from The Foundation for Medical Research, Mumbai. Before joining IIT, he was a visiting researcher at Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford.

Graduate Students

Tushar Ranjan

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Completed MSc in Biotechnology from the University of Mysore and working as a UGCNET-JRF on understanding the mechanism of genome packaging in NCLDVs.

Ankita Gupta

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Completed M.Sc. in Biotechnology from Jiwaji University and working as a DBT-SRF on the DNA replication machinery of mimivirus.

Jigme Wangchuk

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An integrated MSc-PhD student with DBT-SRF working on genome packaging in phage N4.

Amrutraj Zade

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Completed MSc in Biotechnology from Gulbarga University and working as a CSIR-SRF on understanding the early host modifications during cytoplasmic large DNA virus Infection.

Avi Shukla

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Completed MSc in Biotechnology from Jiwaji University and working as a CSIR-SRF on identification and characterization of mimivirus packasome.

Supriya Patil

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Completed BE in Biotechnology from Shivaji University and working as GATE-JRF. on understanding the mechanism of DNA replication initiation in mimivirus.

Uma Maheshwari

M.Sc. Students

Komal Chauhan

Divya Singh

Kusum Pal

Imon Goswami (MSc-PhD dual degree)