Faculty

PROFESSORS

C. Jayabaskaran (Chairman)
Secondary metabolites of plant and microbial origin, Endophytic fungal signal-transduction pathway components: Protein kinases and transcription factors.

K. Muniyappa
Understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying chromosome synapsis, homologous recombination, double stranded break repair and Fanconi anemia - the hereditary chromosomal instability disorder.

H. S. Savithri
Structure and function of viral proteins, PLP-dependent enzymes

D. Narasimha Rao
DNA-Protein Interactions-using Restriction-Modification enzymes, DNA Mismatch Repair proteins as model systems.

Anjali Anoop Karande
Immuno-endocrinology

P. N. Rangarajan
Eukaryotic gene expression, Infectious diseases

Utpal S. Tatu
Genomics, Proteomics, Metabolomics, Neglected Diseases

Dipankar Nandi
Studying novel microbial genes during stress and infection, Understanding the host encoded immune responses

Nagasuma Chandra
Systems Biology, Drug Discovery, Structural Bioinformatics, Computational Immunology

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS

R. Manjunath
Viral Immunology

Shikha Laloraya
Chromosome Organization and Function, Regulation of the Cell Cycle, Molecular Chaperones

Sathees C. Raghavan
Cancer Genetics, Genomic instability, DNA repair and recombination

Patrick D' Silva
Chaperone Mediated Protein Folding in Cell, Mitochondrial Protein Transport, Heat Shock Protein-based Therapeutics, Iron-Sulphur (Fe-S) Proteins

Ganesh Nagaraju
DNA repair, Chromosome instability, Genetic diseases and Cancer

ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

Purusharth I Rajyaguru
Post-transcriptional gene control

Sandeep M. Eswarappa
Translational regulation of gene expression and angiogenesis