Biology Research Areas

  • Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology (S. K. Apte)
  • Chlamydomonas Cell Biology and Stress Physiology: Flagellar biology, protein interactomes involved in morphogenesis, apoptosis, and biofilms/palmelloids (Jacinta D'Souza)
  • Epigenetics of Behaviour and Diseases: Cancer and Stem cell epigenetics, Genome wide studies of DNA methylation and combinatorial histone modifications, Drug discovery and throughput screening, HIV epigenetics (Subhojit Sen)
  • Experimental Cancer Therapeutics and Chemical Biology: Microtubule dynamics and role in cancer metastasis, Tubulin isotype-mediated drug resistance, Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (Manu Lopus)
  • Microbial Biofilm Associated Infections and Control Strategies - Investigating intercellular and intracellular mechanisms that induce biofilm formation, Discovering novel compounds in combating antibiotic resistance causing biofilms and targeted drug delivery- (Sirisha V.L.) 
  • Plant pathology and protection: Molecular basis of plant fungal diseases, plant-pathogen interactions; epidemiology of plant diseases; plant resistance and control of plant diseases (Siddhesh Ghag)

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