Regular Faculty

Dr. Althuri Avanthi

Assistant Professor
Area of Research:
  • Biofuels, Biochemicals, and Biomaterials
  • Bioprocess technology, Fermentation, and Downstream processing
  • Nanobiotechnology and Hydrothermal Liquefaction
  • Waste valorisation and Circular economy
  • Dr. Anamika Bhargava

    Associate Professor
    Areas of Research :
  • Voltage-gated calcium channels in health and disease
  • Ion channels in cancer
  • Cell signalling through ion channels
  • Investigation of disease and toxicity mechanisms using zebrafish model
  • Development of zebrafish models of xenotransplantation
  • Phone : +91 (40) 2301 8453

    Dr. Rajakumara Eerappa

    Professor, Head Of The Department
    Areas of Research :
  • Epigenetics, DNA repair and allosteric regulation of receptors and enzymes
  • Characterization of cancer drug targets, Inhibitor/lead compound design
  • Thermodynamics of phase separation of biological macromolecules and hydrogel design
  • X-ray crystallography and Structural Biology
  • Phone : +91 (40) 2301 7002

    Dr. Savita Devi

    Assistant Professor
    Areas of Research :
  • Molecular Mechanisms of innate immunity and inflammation regulation in health and diseases
  • Human Inflammasomes
  • Nucleic acid sensors
  • Innate immune sensors and Cancer
  • Dr. Himanshu Joshi

    Assistant Professor
    Area of Research:
  • DNA Nanotechnology
  • Lipid-DNA, DNA-protein, and DNA-DNA interaction
  • Nanopores
  • Nanoparticles and biological materials
  • Artificial water channels
  • Dr. Rahul Kumar

    Assistant Professor
    Areas of Research:
  • Radiogenomics based biomarkers for glioblastoma prognosis and diagnosis
  • Developing AI/ML based methods to design novel anticancer compounds
  • Developing multi-omics biological databases
  • Developing AI/ML based algorithms to identify novel molecular subtypes
  • Exploring non-coding elements for disease pathology
  • Phone : +91 (40) 2301 7002

    Dr. Indranil Malik

    Assistant Professor
    Area of Research:
  • Repeat Expansion Disorders
  • Role of RNA binding proteins in neurological diseases
  • Developing Drosophila models of human neurodegenerative diseases
  • RNA structure and translational regulation
  • Dr. Gunjan Mehta

    Assistant Professor
    Area of Research:
  • Chromosome Dynamics and Cell Division
  • Gene Regulation
  • Aneuploidy, Genetic Disorders, Cancers
  • Single-Molecule Imaging and Tracking
  • Phone : +91 (40) 2301 6159

    Dr. Ashish Misra

    Assistant Professor
    Area of Research :
  • Pre-clinical validation of tissue-based prognostic and predictive biomarkers in therapy resistant Indian prostate cancer patients.
  • Identification and pre-clinical validation of therapeutically targetable oncogenic drivers of castration-resistant prostate cancer
  • Constructing the Genomic and Transcriptomic landscape of Indian pediatric B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia patients to identify novel prognostic and therapeutic targets.
  • Understanding the role of Long non-coding RNAs and alternative splicing in cancer progression
  • Phone : +91 (40) 2301 6196

    Dr. Basant Kumar Patel

    Area of Research :
  • Protein misfolding- mechanisms and prevention
  • Yeast prions genetics and cell biology
  • Phone : +91 (40) 2301 6196

    Dr. N.K. Raghavendra

    Associate Professor
    Area of Research:
  • Human – virus: protein-protein and DNAprotein interaction
  • Phone : +91 (40) 2301 7056

    Dr. Thenmalarchelvi Rathinavelan

    Area of Research :
  • Molecular mechanism behind microsatellite repeat expansion disorders
  • Antimicrobial resistance in Gramnegative bacteria
  • Microbial genomics
  • Amyloidogenic characteristic of an intrinsically disordered Saccharomyces cerevisiae protein
  • Development of algorithms, databases and web tools
  • Utilization of SERBP1 as an anticancer drug target
  • Identification of ligand molecules to target microsatellite repeat expansions
  • Biomolecular structure and interaction prediction using machine learning algorithms
  • Phone : +91 (40) 2301 7067

    Dr. Sandipan Ray

    Assistant Professor
    Area of Research:
  • Circadian rhythms and sleep Neuropharmacology
  • Aging
  • Systems biology
  • >ental health
  • Phone : +91 (40) 2301 6157

    Dr. Anindya Roy

    Areas of Research :
  • Molecular characterization of DNA alkylation damage repair enzymes
  • Role of DNA alkylation in cancer, autoimmune and inflammatory diseases
  • Phone : +91 (40) 2301 6083

    Dr. G. Narahari Sastry, FNA, FNASc, FASc, FRSC

    Area of Research:
  • computational modelling and artificial intelligence from basic to translational research
  • Dr. Gaurav Sharma

    Assistant Professor
    Areas of Research :
  • Microbial genomics and evolution
  • Plant-microbe interactions
  • Genomic, Metagenomic, and Transcriptomics
  • Computational biology to function
  • Next-generation sequencing data analysis
  • Database and webserver development
  • Dr. Abhishek Subramanian

    Assistant Professor
    Areas of Research :
  • Computational Systems & Network Biology
  • Omics data analysis & bioinformatics
  • Metabolism & gene regulation
  • Mathematical, statistical modelling
  • machine learning
  • Parasitology and immunology
  • Adjunct Faculty

    Undurti N Das, MD, DSc, FAMS, FRSC

    Adjunct Professor
    Consultant Physician, Diabetologist, Clinical Immunologist, Rheumatologist, CEO, CSO, UND Life Sciences
    Area of Research:
  • polyunsaturated fatty acids and their metabolism
  • Dr. Neeraj Kumar

    Affiliated Professor
    Assistant Professor, Liberal Arts. IIT Hyderabad
    Area of Research:
  • Sensorimotor Learning, Motor Memory, Non-invasive Brain Stimulation, Stroke Rehabilitation.