About the India-EMBO Symposium Richard Feynman once famously remarked, “What I cannot create, I do not understand”. As engineers strive to create complex systems, biologists have strived to understand the evolved complexities of biological systems. This Symposium will bring together biologists, engineers, and theoreticians to discuss exciting advancements and exchange ideas and challenges in the field of synthetic biology. The invited speakers are leaders in the fields of synthetic biology, metabolic engineering, and microbial communities.
We are happy to announce 5th IBSE Colloquium, by Prof. Radhakrishnan Mahadevan, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto. The title of the talk is “Design Principles for Engineering Metabolism”. Radhakrishnan (Krishna) Mahadevan is a Professor in the Departments of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry, and Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto. He obtained his B. Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras in Chemical Engineering in 1997 and then obtained his Ph.
The four days workshop will train researchers from life science and mathematics to communicate and work together to learn to build and analyse computer models using user-friendly open-source software. Date: Monday 2 - Thursday 5 December 2019 Venue: Indian Institute of Technology Madras - IIT P.O.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 600 036, India Application opens: Wednesday 25 September 2019 Application deadline: Thursday 31 October 2019 Participation: Open application with selection Registration fee: Student/Postdoc ₹2,500 / Faculty ₹5,000 / Industry ₹10,000
Happy to announce that Dr. Nathan Bachmann from Center for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology (CIDM) will be presenting an overview of his work in Mycobacteria species and developing metagenomics. The title of his talk is “Key transitions in the evolution of rapid and slow growing Mycobacteria identified by comparative genomics”. Nathan has completed a Ph.D. in microbial genomics and bioinformatics at the University of Queensland. He then worked as a post-doc at the University of the Sunshine Coast on culture-independent genome sequencing of Chlamydia pecorum from swab samples collected from koalas.
Happy to announce that Dr. Ranjeeta Menon from Univ. of Sydney will be presenting an overview of her work in pathogen genomics coming Monday. She will be presenting along with Nilesh Subramanian, IBSE Postbac working with Dr. Manikandan Narayanan who will talk about using bioinformatics and machine learning to guide Tuberculosis drug predictions. The title of her talk will be “Aspects of Whole Genome Sequencing application in translational research – Pathogen genomics”.
IBSE is very pleased to introduce you all to our guest speaker Dr. Akash Gulyani who will give IBSE Seminar on Friday, 8th November 2019 in BT Seminar Hall (Biotechnology Dept. Block 1, Ground Floor), at 12:00 pm. The title of his presentation will be: “Natural and engineered biological sensors: visualizing cellular dynamics and discoveries in natural light sensing”. Dr. Akash Gulyani received his Ph.D. in Chemical Sciences from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and post-doctoral training at The Scripps Research Institute, San Diego and the Department of Pharmacology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, US.
IBSE In-house workshop to be held on 7 November 2019 from 2.30 pm.
|1430 - 1500||Analysis of complex reaction networks: Theory to Practice||Nirav Bhatt, IBSE Faculty|
|1500 - 1515||Analysis of differential gene expression of Ribosomal Protein genes in different cancers||Sakshi Agrawal, IBSE|
|1515 - 1530||MinReact: An efficient method to identify minimal metabolic networks||Gayathri S, IBSE|
|1530 - 1600||Coffee break|
|1600 - 1615||Tuning Functional Modes via DNA-Driven Population Re-Distribution in both Disordered and Ordered Proteins||Soundhara Rajan G, IBSE|
|1615 - 1630||Two-species community design of Lactobacilli for production of D-Lactate||Maziya Ibrahim, IBSE|
|1630 - 1645||Centrality in multilayer networks||Tarun Kumar, IBSE|
|1645 - 1700||Inferring spatial correlation of Alzheimer’s disease from multi-tissue gene expression data||B P Kailash, IBSE|
IBSE is very pleased to introduce you all to our guest speaker Dr. Ulf Schmitz who will give IBSE Seminar on Thursday, 12th September 2019 in BT Seminar Hall (Biotechnology Dept. Block 1, Ground Floor), at 4:00 pm. The title of his presentation will be: “Unpeeling the layers of post-transcriptional gene regulation”. Dr. Ulf Schmitz is head of the Computational BioMedicine Lab at the Centenary Institute (University of Sydney). He is also Conjoint Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine and Health (University of Sydney).