Aalap Mogre

I am a PhD student in the lab, and am registered with TIFR (the parent institute of NCBS). I work on stress responses in E. coli.

I’ve done my B. Sc in Microbiology from Swami Vivekanand College, Mumbai University and M. …

Aswin Sai Narain Seshasayee

I am this lab's principal investigator.

I did my undergraduation in Industrial Biotechnology from the Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University, 2005. Following a one-year stint as an Inlaks Foundation visiting scientist in

Avantika Lal

I am a PhD student in the lab, and am registered with TIFR (the parent institute of NCBS).

I did my BSc.(Hons.) in Biochemistry from Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi, and then joined NCBS as an Integrated PhD student in 2010. 

Parul Singh

I am a junior research fellow in the lab. I work on nucleoid associated proteins in E. coli.

I’ve done my B. Sc in Biotechnology from Mody College, University of Rajasthan and M. Sc. in Microbiology from the University of Lucknow

Rajalakshmi Srinivasan

I joined Aswin's group as a INSPIRE Junior Research Fellow in April 2011. Currently I am studying the role of a global regulator H-NS and its paralogous protein StpA on transcription regulation of E.coli. I also wish to understand the molecular mechanism of cell division in

Revathy Krishnamurthi

I am a PhD student in the lab, and am registered with SASTRA University, Tanjore.  I work on gene expression dynamics of E.coli during batch culture. Apart from which I am interested in examining the gene expression regulation in

Savita Chib

I have recently joined the lab on a bridging post-doctoral fellowship. I did my masters in Biotechnology from Jammu university. I received PhD degree from Indian Institute of Science Bangalore. During my PhD, I explored the genetic strategies employed by E. coli to cope with the prolonged starvation stress. …

Supriya Khedkar

I am a Microbiologist, part of Aswin Lab for more than a year now working as a CSIR Junior Research Fellow. I work on cytosine methylation in bacteria specifically trying to look at its effect on the bacterial genome. Currently I am busy solving the genome jigsaw puzzle: assembling the


Vittore Scolari, who pursued his PhD with Marco Cosentino Lagomarsino and jointly in our lab, graduated in October 2014, and is a postdoc at the Pasteur Institute, Paris.

Preethi Ravi and Sabareesan, both NCBS PhD students, pursued their rotation projects (2011-12) in the lab.

We are funded by NCBS (DAE), DST, CSIR, DBT. and UGC