2011 Fellows

Photo of Alokananda RayAlokananda Ray

National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhubaneswar
Thomas Martin, Wasson Professorship in Biochemistry of Higher Animals
Studying the effects of mutations in the Munc Homology Domain of Calcium Activated Protein for Secretion (CAPS) , on the activity of CAPS.


Photo of Amrit PraharajAmrit Praharaj

National Institute of Technology, Rourkela 
Robert Nowak, McFarland-Bascom Professor in Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Efficient structure learning of Gene Network


Bhuvan Molparia photoBhuvan Molparia

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Julie Mitchell, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Biochemistry
Studying the Effect of RMSD Values on Prediction of Protein Flexibility


Ben Knollenberg photoBen Knollenberg

University of Wisconsin, Madison
National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangalore
Developmental Neurobiology of Animal Movement


Bikas Kumar Arya photoBikas Kumar Arya

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 
Meyer Jackson, K.C. Cole Professor of Physiology
Michele A. Basso Associate Professor Neuroscience, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Cable analysis of Superior Colliculus Neurons and its Morphological Characterization


Devika Salim photoDevika Salim

National Institute of Technology, Calicut
Aseem Ansari, Professor of the Department of Biochemistry, Co-founding Director of the Khorana Program
Deciphering the 'CTD code' via chemical genomics


Drew Birrenkott photoDrew Birrenkott

University of Wisconsin - Madison
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Studying various aspects of the GCC protein found mainly in the intestinal tract


Ipshita Zutshi photoIpshita Zutshi

Birla Institute of Technology Science, Pilani
Ronald. E. Kalil, Ophthalmology Visual Sciences; Center For Neuroscience
Nestin Expressing Cells in the Third Ventricle of the Adult Rat Brain


Kevin King

University of Wisconsin - Madison
Christian Medical College, Ludhiana
Tumorigenesis, neuronal and cancer stem cell pathobiology, MicroRNAs, prognosis and diagnosis markers, brain tumors


Komal Soni photoKomal Soni

Delhi Technological University
John Markley, Steenbock Professor of Biomolecular Structure, and Director of the National Magnetic Resonance Facility at Madison and the BioMagResBank
Investigating Interactions of Bacterial CyaY with other Macromolecules in Biogenesis of Fe-S Cluster


Lauren Ostrenga photoLauren Ostrenga

University of Wisconsin - Madison
LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad
Comprehensive patient care, sight enhancement, rehabilitation services and high-impact rural eye health programs


Rishi Raj Trivedi photoRishi Raj Trivedi

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
Mohali Baron Chanda, Assistant Professor Department of Neuroscience 
Characterization of Hydrophobic Residue Substitution in the Voltage Gated K+ Ion Channels using Voltage Clamp Technique.


Shreya Goel photoShreya Goel

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
Weibo Cai, Assistant Professor, Radiology Medical Physics
Development of novel PET tracers based on Graphene and TRC105 antibody.


Shreyas Rangan photoShreyas Rangan

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Richard Vierstra, Professor of Genetics
Determining the role of the BTB E3 Ubiquitin Ligase family in Arabidopsis thaliana


Smruthi Vijayaraghavan photoSmruthi Vijayaraghavan

Anna University, Chennai
Norman Drinkwater, Professor in Cancer Research
Identification of the Chr 17 Liver Cancer Susceptibility Modifier in C57BR/cdJ mice


Swati Venkat PhotoSwati Venkat

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune
Dr. Robert Striker, Associate Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Section and Medical Microbiology and Immunology 
The effect of the C terminal domain of Hepatitis C Virus non-structural protein NS5A, on viral life cycle.


Uma Maheswari Selvaraj photoUma Maheswari Selvaraj

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Laura Kiessling, Professor and MacArthur Foundation Fellow Department of Chemistry
Scaffold-based approach for Neural differentiation of human Embryonic Stem Cells


Umair Wajid Khan photoUmair Wajid Khan

Institute of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, University of Pune
Michael Cox, Professor Department of Biochemistry
The role of SSB in homologous recombination catalyzed by RecA in Deinococcus radiodurans


Vivek Dwivedi photoVivek Dwivedi

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Jennifer Reed, Assistant Professor of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Incorporating thermodynamics into an existing model of the metabolic pathways in E. coli


Shriya Rangarajan photoShriya Rangarajan

National Institute of Technology, Warangal
Caroline Alexander, Associate Professor of Oncology
Characterization of the HC11 cell line