Current research projects

Systems biology of yeast

To understand genotype-phenotype maps in populations and in evolution of genetic networks

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GARBH-Ini

Developing models for gestational age estimation and preterm classification and risk prediction in Indian populations

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GenomeIndia: Cataloguing the genetic variations in Indians

The project aims to carryout whole genome sequencing of 10,000 Indians representing the genetic diversity of the Indian population

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Indo-European Consortium for Next Generation Influenza Vaccine INCENTIVE

Data analytics for development of next generation influenza vaccines for the EU and India

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MetaSUB Chennai

Analysis of post-COVID19 environmental metagenome of Chennai City Metro

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Computational biology

Reanalysis yeast genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic, metabolomic, and phenotype datasets to search exciting questions to gain novel insights

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Funding

Department of Science and Technology

2018-2021

Determining role of specialised ribosomes in yeast in discriminating translating pools of transcripts in a stress-dependent manner and its effect on phenotypic diversity and adaptation

Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR/CEFIPRA)

2019-2022

The genomic and evolutionary landscape of azole resistance in budding yeast

Joint project with Gianni Liti, University of Nice, France

Department of Biotechnology

2020-2023

GenomeIndia: Cataloguing the genetic variations in Indians

BIRAC & Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

2020-2021

Preterm birth risk in pregnant women – prediction using machine learning models

Department of Biotechnology & European Union

2020-2025

Indo-European Consortium for Next Generation Influenza Vaccine INCENTIVE

Initiative for Biological Systems Engineering

2018-

Research projects and Postdoctral fellowships/Studentships/Post-baccalaureate fellowships

Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

2018-

Research projects (MetaSUB Chennai) and Postdoctral fellowships/Studentships/Post-baccalaureate fellowships

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

2016-2019

Molecular Analysis of Functional Heterogeneity in Modular Ribosomal Proteins Across Genetically Divergent Yeast Strains

Department of Biotechnology

2011-2014

Understanding the functional roles of quantitative trait polymorphisms and the molecular basis of their complementary interactions