Current research projects

Systems biology of yeast

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

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Maternal and Child Health

Developing ML and AI models for gestational age estimation, preterm classification and risk prediction in Indian populations. We also with to identify preterm risk biomarkers from multi-omics data collected from low and middle income countries.

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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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Computational biology

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

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Department of Science and Technology


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)


The genomic and evolutionary landscape of azole resistance in budding yeast

Joint project with Gianni Liti, University of Nice, France

Department of Biotechnology


GenomeIndia: Cataloguing the genetic variations in Indians

BIRAC & Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation


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

Department of Biotechnology & European Union


Indo-European Consortium for Next Generation Influenza Vaccine INCENTIVE

Initiative for Biological Systems Engineering


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

Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence


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

Indian Institute of Technology Madras


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

Department of Biotechnology


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