Primary Faculty


Amitabha Bandyopadhyay (Head)


Skeletal development and differentiation.

Appu K. Singh


Ion-channels, calcium signaling, Cryo-electron microscopy, X-ray crystallography, electrophysiology, fluorescence spectroscopy

Arjun Ramakrishnan


Systems neuroscience, decision making, mental health, electrophysiology, EEG, cognition

Arun Kumar Shukla


Structural biology; cellular signaling; combinatorial biology

Ashok Kumar


Downstream processing; affinity interactions and cell separations; nanotechnology; biomaterials; tissue engineering

Ashwani Kumar Thakur


Protein aggregation in diseases and therapeutic design; self assembly of proteins; biopharmaceuticals; neurodegenerative disorders

Bushra Ateeq


Molecular oncology and cancer therapeutics

Dhirendra S. Katti 


Tissue engineering; controlled drug delivery system; biomaterials

Dibyendu K. Das 


Single molecule imaging; optical tweezers; virology and immunology

Ganesh, S


Neurobiology of disorders, stress biology, and human genetics

Hamim Zafar (jointly with CSE)


Computational biology; probabilistic modeling; single-cell biology; evolution and cancer

Jayandharan G. Rao


Gene therapy: Neuro-ophthalmic disorders; Blood disorders; Cancer gene therapy; Human molecular genetics

Jonaki Sen


Vertebrate neuronal development

Nitin Gupta


Neuroscience, insect olfaction and behavior, digital interventions for human mental health

Nitin Mohan 


Optical engineering; super-resolution microscopy; applications in neurodegenerative disorders, lysosomal storage disease & cancer

Sai Prasad Pydi 


Diabetes, Obesity, NAFLD, Immunometabolism, GPCRs, Cell Signaling

Sankararamakrishnan, R.


Modeling and simulation of biomolecules; bioinformatics

Santosh K. Misra


Biosensors, personalized medicine, bubble therapy, 3D-printed biomedical devices, carbon composites, drug delivery systems, nanocomposites.

Saravanan Matheshwaran


Chromatin dynamics and DNA repair; microbiology

Suresh Kumar


Autophagy, colorectal and breast cancer


Emeritus Fellow


Pradip Sinha


Drosophila cancer genetics and therapeutics


Distinguished Visiting Faculty


Shankar Subramaniam (Primary Affiliation: University of California San Diego)


Systems Biology and Systems Medicine


Former Faculty


Anupam Pal 


Years of service at BSBE: 2006-2012.

Subramaniam, K.


Years of service at BSBE: 2002-2015. Now at IITM.

Balaji Prakash


Years of service at BSBE: 2002-2016. Now at CFTRI, Mysore.