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CELLULAR NEUROPHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY

MOLECULAR BIOPHYSICS UNIT

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE

BANGALORE 560012, INDIA
 
 
 
 
   
News Roll

January 2023: Barnopriyo Dutta joined the lab to do his BS final year project.

January 2023: Rishi presented work from the laboratory at KCN Hub, Krembil Computational Neuroscience, University of Toronto, Canada.

January 2023: Harshith Nagaraj moved to McGill University, Canada, as a PhD student.

December 2022: Rishi presented work from the laboratory at MAIN meeting 2022: Maths, AI, and Neuroscience, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.

November 2022: Pavithraa Seenivasan moved to the Janelia Research Campus, USA as a postdoctoral Fellow with Dr. Vivek Jayaraman and Dr. Michael Reiser.

November 2022: Sufyan Ashhad moved to the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore as a member of their faculty.

November 2022: Divyansh Mittal moved to Dr. Richard Benton's laboratory in the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, as a Postdoctoral fellow.

September 2022: Minnal Balaji moved to the University of Manchester as a Masters student.

August 2022: Rituparna Roy attended the IBRO-SIMONS Computational Neuroscience Imbizo held at Cape Town, South Africa.

August 2022: Divyansh Mittal was selected as a member of the eLife early-career advisory group.

Divyansh eLife ECAG

July 2022: Divyansh Mittal successfully defended his PhD thesis.

July 2022: Convocation 2022

Minnal Balaji received her BS degree from the Institute.

Minnal BS Degree

Harshith Nagaraj received his BS and MS degrees from the Institute. He was also awarded the Institute Medal for the best performance during the BS degree program.

Harshith BS Degree

June 2022: Divyansh Mittal attended the "Neurobiology: Mechanisms and Advanced Approaches" course at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, USA.

June 2022: Pavithraa Seenivasan, teaching assistant at the Transylvanian Experimental Neuroscience Summer School (TENSS) at The Pike Lake, Transylvania, Romania.

May 2022: Rituparna Roy presented her research work at the EMBO Workshop on "Dendrites 2022: Dendritic anatomy, molecules and function" held during 23-26 May 2022 in Heraklion, Greece.

April 2022: Lab retreat! Picture after paintball!

Retreat

April 2022: Richa Sirmaur stood first (gold medal) in snooker championship held as part of Spectrum 2022, the annual interdepartmental sports and cultural event held at IISc, thereby contributing to the department's third position (second runners up cup) in the overall ranking.

Richa-spectrum

March 2022: Pavithraa Seenivasan presented her research from the lab at the Computational and Systems Neuroscience Conference (COSYNE 2022) held at Lisbon, Portugal.

March 2022: Rishi presented work from the laboratory as part of Samvaad at the International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore.

March 2022: Rishi presented work from the laboratory at the National Science Day symposium on Biology is Fascinating at Tezpur University, Assam.

February 2022: Ankit Roy moved to the University of Toronto, Canada, as a PhD student.

January 2022: Divyansh Mittal submitted his PhD thesis.

January 2022: Rishi presented work from the laboratory at the 8th Annual Biology Meeting at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal.

December 2021: Rishi presented work from the laboratory at MAIN meeting 2021: Maths, AI, and Neuroscience, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.

December 2021: Rishi presented work from the laboratory at Synapse 2021 organized by IISER Tirupati and IISER Thiruvanthapuram.

October 2021: Pavithraa Seenivasan attended the Junior Scientist Workshop on Mechanistic Cognitive Neuroscience organized by Janelia Research Campus, USA.

October 2021: Convocation 2021

Ankit Roy received his BS and MS degrees from the Institute.

Ankit-BSMS

Pavithraa Seenivasan received her PhD degree from the Institute.

Pavithraa-PhD

Reshma Basak received her PhD degree from the Institute.

Reshma-PhD

Poonam Mishra received her PhD degree from the Institute.

Poonam-PhD

Poonam Mishra received the Prof BH Iyer medal (2019-2020) for the best PhD thesis in the Molecular Biophysics Unit, IISc.

Poonam-Medal

September 2021: Sameera Shridhar moved to the University of Chicago, USA, as a PhD student.

July 2021: Poonam Mishra presented her research from the lab at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society in a symposium on "Unique coding in the self-replenishing memory circuit: The dentate gyrus".

July 2021: Minnal Balaji joined the laboratory to do her B.S. final year project.

July 2021: Sarang Saini joined the laboratory as an integrated PhD student.

July 2021: Pavithraa Seenivasan successfully defended her PhD thesis.

July 2021: Harshith Nagaraj completed degree requirements for his B.S. degree and joined the laboratory as a Masters student.

June 2021: Rishi presented work from the laboratory at the 32nd mid year meeting of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore.

May 2021: Laboratory featured in IISc's research newsletter Kernel, May 2021. [PDF of the article]

CNL-2021

December 2020: Pavithraa Seenivasan submitted her Ph.D. thesis.

November 2020: Reshma Basak moved to Dr. Hema Somanathan's laboratory in IISER Tiruvananthapuram, as a Postdoctoral fellow.

October 2020: Anjana S joined the laboratory as a Ph.D. student under the newly formed Brain & Artificial Intelligence interdisciplinary Ph.D. program.

August 2020: Poonam Mishra moved to Dr. Vatsala Thirumlai's laboratory in National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, as a Postdoctoral fellow.

May 2020: Sanjna Kumari joined the laboratory as an integrated Ph.D. student.

March 2020: Harshith Nagaraj joined the laboratory to do his B.S. final year project.

February 2020: Divyansh Mittal presented his research from the lab at the Computational and Systems Neuroscience Conference (COSYNE 2020) held at Denver, USA.

February 2020: Reshma Basak successfully defended her PhD thesis.

January 2020: Rishi presented work from the laboratory at the at the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore as part of NCBS Annual Talks 2020.

January 2020: Rishi was elected as a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore.

December 2019: Poonam Mishra successfully defended her PhD thesis.

October 2019: Rishi presented work from the laboratory at the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore.

October 2019: Reshma Basak presented her research from the lab at the 18th Annual Molecular and Cellular Cognition Society meeting in Chicago, IL, USA and in the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA.

September 2019: Poonam Mishra presented her research from the lab at the 10th IBRO World Congress, Daegu, Republic of Korea.

September 2019: Rishi presented research work from the lab at the 10th IBRO World Congress, Daegu, Republic of Korea.

September 2019: Anindita Das received the Prof BH Iyer medal (2017-2018) for the best PhD thesis in the Molecular Biophysics Unit, IISc.

BH Iyer medal of Dr. Anindita Das

August 2019: Rishi presented research work from the lab at the NeuroAI symposium, Bangalore.

August 2019: Arunima Banerjee moved to the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA, as a PhD student.

August 2019: Richa Sirmaur joined the laboratory as a Ph.D. student.

August 2019: Sameera Shridhar joined the laboratory as a research trainee.

July 2019: Poonam Mishra submitted her Ph.D. thesis.

July 2019: Reshma Basak submitted her Ph.D. thesis.

February 2019: Pavithraa Seenivasan presented her research from the lab at the Computational and Systems Neuroscience Conference (COSYNE 2019) held at Lisbon, Portugal.

February 2019: Rishi presented research work from the lab as part of the Indo-French scientific and training workshop organized by and held at Université Côte d'Azur, Nice, France.

January 2019: Ankit Roy joined the lab to do his BS final year project.

December 2018: Rishi presented research work from the lab as part of the Revati and Satya Nadham Atluri Chair Award Lecture at IISc.

Chair Lecture Poster

September 2018: Poonam Mishra presented her research from the lab at the 17th Annual Molecular and Cellular Cognition Society meeting in San Diego, CA, USA and in the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA.

September 2018: Poonam Mishra and her team members (part of the Neural Systems and Behavior course organized by the Marnine Biological Laboratory, USA) published their study on the rat oral somatosensory cortex.

August 2018: Rituparna Roy joined the laboratory as a PhD student.

July 2018: Divyansh Mittal attended the QBio summer research course on Neurophysics of Sensory Navigation at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA.

July 2018: Arunima Banerjee joined the laboratory as a research trainee.

July 2018: Rishi presented research work from the lab in the IISc-UCL symposium on neuroscience, machine learning and artificial intelligence, held at the Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College of London, UK.

June 2018: Manisha Sinha presented her research work at the EMBO Workshop on "Dendrites 2018: Dendritic anatomy, molecules and function" held during 17–20 June 2018 in Heraklion, Greece.

June 2018: Reshma Basak attended the Neural Systems and Behavior course at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, USA.

June 2018: Pavithraa Seenivasan attended the Transylvanian Experimental Neuroscience Summer School (TENSS) at The Pike Lake, Transylvania, Romania.

April 2018: Manisha Sinha moved to Dr. Jean Christophe Poncer's laboratory in IFM - Institut du Fer à Moulin, Paris, as a postdoctoral fellow.

February 2018: Anindita Das moved to Dr. Jesse Goldberg's laboratory in Cornell University, USA, as a Postdoctoral fellow.

December 2017: Anindita Das successfully defended her PhD thesis.

November 2017: Manisha Sinha presented her research work at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA.

September 2017: Rishi presented research work from the lab as part of the lecture series organized by the Division of biological sciences, IISc.

Divisional Lecture Poster

July 2017: Anindita Das submitted her PhD thesis.

July 2017: Subhash Chandran joined the laboratory as a research trainee.

July 2017: Manisha Sinha received her PhD degree from the Institute.

Manisha Convocation Day

April 2017: Abha Jain completed degree requirements for her B.S. degree and joined the lab as a Masters student.

March 2017: Anindita Das presented her research work at the Gordon Research Conference on Dendrites: Molecules, Structure & Function held at Lucca (Barga), Italy.

January 2017: Reshma Basak attended the IBRO-SIMONS Computational Neuroscience Imbizo held at Cape Town, South Africa.

December 2016: Manisha Sinha's research and laboratory highlighted in IISc's annual magazine Kernel 2015-2016. [PDF of the article]

December 2016: Rishi presented research work from the lab in the joint Israel-India Neuroscience symposium held at Eilat, Israel.

December 2016: Lab selected for receiving Senior fellowship from the Wellcome Trust-DBT India Alliance.

November 2016: Manisha Sinha successfully defended her PhD thesis.

November 2016: Sufyan Ashhad and Poonam Mishra presented their respective research work from the lab at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA.

September 2016: Rishi was awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in Biological Sciences (Picture from the Feb 2019 award ceremony).

Bhatnagar Prize

August 2016: Neha Soman joined the lab as a research trainee.

August 2016: Manisha Sinha submitted her PhD thesis.

August 2016: Chinmayee Mukunda moved to the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, as a PhD student.

July 2016: Sufyan Ashhad moved to Prof. Jack Feldman's laboratory in the University of Califonia at Los Angeles, USA, as a Postdoctoral fellow.

June 2016: Rishi presented research work from the lab in the EMBO Workshop on Dendritic Anatomy, Molecules and Function held at the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH), Heraklion, Greece.

June 2016: Poonam Mishra attended the Neural Systems and Behavior course at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, USA.

June 2016: Rahul Rathour received the Prof BH Iyer medal (2014-2015) for the best PhD thesis in the Molecular Biophysics Unit, IISc.

Rahul Medal

May 2016: Sufyan Ashhad successfully defended his PhD thesis.

May 2016: Divyansh Mittal joined the lab as an integrated PhD student.

February 2016: Rahul Rathour moved to Prof. Daniel Johnston's laboratory in the University of Texas at Austin, USA, as a Postdoctoral fellow.

January 2016: Abha Jain joined the lab to do her BS final year project.

December 2015: Sufyan Ashhad submitted his PhD thesis.

December 2015: Manisha Sinha was awarded the Shell India Computational Talent Prize (Silver Award).

October 2015: Sunandha Srikanth presented her research from the lab at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA.

October 2015: Manisha Sinha presented her research from the lab at the 14th Annual Molecular and Cellular Cognition Society meeting in Chicago, IL, USA.

August 2015: Sunandha Srikanth moved to the University of California, San Diego, USA, as a PhD student.

August 2015: Anindita Das was awarded the Bristol Myers Squibb fellowship.

August 2015: Pavithraa Seenivasan joined the lab as a PhD student.

July 2015: Rahul Rathour and Sunandha Srikanth respectively received their PhD and BS degrees from the Institute.

Convocation Photo

March 2015: Chinmayee Mukunda joined the lab as a research trainee.

February 2015: Rahul Rathour successfully defended his PhD thesis.

November 2014: Sufyan Ashhad and Rahul Rathour presented their respective research work at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA.

August 2014: Manisha Sinha attended the Methods in Computational Neuroscience course at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, USA.

August 2014: Reshma Basak joined the lab as a PhD student.

July 2014: Rahul Rathour submitted his PhD thesis.

June 2014: Rahul Rathour attended the OIST Computational Neuroscience Course at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Okinawa, Japan.

June 2014: Manisha Sinha attended the Neural Systems and Behavior course at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, USA.

March 2014: Rishi presented research work from the lab in the symoposium on Neurophysics of Space, Time and Learning held at the Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA.

January 2014: Sunandha Srikanth joined the lab to do her BS final year project.

July 2013: Reshma Basak joined the lab as a research trainee.

June 2013: Sufyan Ashhad attended the Neural Systems and Behavior course at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, USA.

August 2013: Poonam Mishra joined the lab as a PhD student.

June 2013: Manisha Sinha was awarded the Microsoft Research India 2013 PhD Fellowship.

May 2013: Anindita Das and Manisha Sinha presented their respective research work at the Gordon Research Conference on Dendrites: Molecules, Structure & Function, held at Les Diablerets, Switzerland.

May 2013: Lab received a grant from the Cognitive Science Reseach Initiative of the DST.

May 2013: Neha Dhupia joined the lab to do her final year MTech project.

February 2013: Poonam Mishra joined the lab as a research trainee.

October 2012: Sufyan Ashhad presented his work at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA.

August 2012: Suraj Honnuraiah moved to ETHZ, Zurich, Switzerland, as a Master's student.

July 2012: Rahul Rathour attended the Computational and Cognitive Neuroscience Summer School conducted by Cold Spring Harbor Asia at Beijing, China

May 2012: Lab received an Indo-US brain research collaborative program grant from DBT-NIH (with Prof Daniel Johnston as the US collaborator)

August 2011: Manisha Sinha joined the lab as a PhD student.

May 2011: Anindita Das joined the lab as an integrated PhD student.

March 2011: Rahul Rathour presented his work at the Gordon Research Conference on Dendrites: Molecules, Structure & Function, held at Ventura, CA, USA

January 2011: Suraj Honnuraiah joined the lab as a research trainee.

May 2010: Sufyan Ashhad joined the lab as an integrated PhD student.

January 2010: Career development award from HFSP activated.

August 2009: Lab established! Rahul Rathour joined the lab as a PhD student.

 

 

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