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Admission to MTech and PhD in Biomedical Engineering programs

Admission are now open! Please visit: http://www.iitrpr.ac.in/admissions

New faculty

Dr. Durba Pal, from The Ohio State University - Wexner Medical Center, joined the CBME as an Assistant Professor on 5 December. She has extensive research experiences in the area of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine; and cell-based therapeutics in disease biology

New academic programs
  • BTech (minor) in Biomedical Engineering (restricted to institute students)
  • MTech in Biomedical Engineering
  • PhD in Biomedical Engineering


Seminars

Nobel-theme Annual Seminar: Autophagy in health and disease, Dr. Ravi Manjitaya, Assistant Professor, Molecular Biology and Genetics Unit, JNCASR, Bangalore, 17 November 2016

Invited seminar: Engineering marvels in healthcare, Prof Sneh Anand, Center for Biomedical Engineering, IIT Delhi, New Delhi, 8 September 2016

Invited seminar: Biomechanical analyses of failure mechanisms and design considerations of hip prostheses: numerical and experimental investigations, Prof Sanjay Gupta, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, 29 July 2016

Invited seminar: Health awareness in women, Dr. Sunaina Bansal, MBBS, MD, DNB, Consultant- Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Laparoscopic Surgery, IVY Hospital, Mohali, 19 Apr 2016

Invited seminar: Technical advancements and human cognition, Mr. Sushil Chandra, Scientist F, Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences, New Delhi, 11 Mar 2016

Invited seminar: Polymeric nanoparticles as efficient carriers for drug delivery systems, Prof. Veena Koul, Head, Center for Biomedical Engineering, IIT Delhi, New Delhi, 21 Jan 2016

Mechanism of chaperonin-assisted protein folding: investigation at single molecular resolution, Dr. Shubhasis Haldar, School of Engineering, University of California, Merced, CA, USA, 15 Jan 2016

Bioimaging of vasculature- from brain to heart, Dr. Mitrajit Ghosh, Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research, Munich, Germany, 11 Dec 2015

Tissue engineering: perspective regenerative medicine and modeling of disease, Dr. Neha Arya, Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Freiburg University, Freiburg, Germany, 5 Oct 2015 

Invited seminar: Contribution to orthopaedic biomechanics, Prof. Harcharan Singh Ranu, American Orthopaedic Biomechanics Research Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 28 Sep 2015 

Disruption of cellular copper homeostasis: mechanism and consequences, Dr. Ashima Bhattacharjee, John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA, 21 Sep 2015 

Role of accessory factors in assembling ribosome, Dr. Nikhil Jain, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA, 11 Sep 2015

Systematic exploration of therapeutic targets for pancreatic cancer, Dr. Sumit Deswal, The Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, Vienna BioCenter, Vienna, Austria, 4 Sep 2015 

Biology to biologicals, Dr. Desh Deepak Singh, Department of Bioinformatics and Structural Biology, Indian Institute of Advanced Research, Gandhinagar, 24 Aug 2015 

Stress response and prevention of envelop functions in M tuberculosisDr. Pratik Datta, Public Health Research Institute, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, USA, 21 Aug 2015 

Unraveling DNA geometry as gene-specific drug targets, Dr. Nirotpal Mrinal, Faculty of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, South Asian University, New Delhi, 14 Aug 2015 

Evaluation of nonfunctionalized single walled carbon nanotubes composite for bone tissue engineering, Dr. Ashim Gupta, Department of Surgery, Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL, USA, 7 Aug 2015 

Pharmacogenetics of P450 oxidoreductase, Dr. Vishal Agrawal, Department of Biochemistry, Panjab University, Chandigarh, 13 Jul 2015 

Identification and characterization of key proteins required for secretory vesicle (mucocyst) maturation in Tetrahymena thermophila, Dr. Santosh Kumar, Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, USA, 29 Apr 2015 

Programmable architectures and photomedicine for applications in biomedical science, Dr. Jayeeta Bhaumik, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Mohali, 24 Apr 2015 

Role of gamma herpes viruses in cancer progression, Dr. Hem Chandra Jha, Postdoctoral Fellow, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA, 6 Apr 2015 

Computer vision in computer-assisted surgery and diagnosis, Dr. Atul Kumar, Research Fellow, IRCAD, Taiwan, 30 Mar 2015  


Paths to preterm labor and its therapeutic opportunities, Dr. Mukesh K Jaiswal, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medical Sciences, North Chicago, IL, USA, 20 Mar 2015

Gradient Biomaterials for the Potential Regeneration of Tissue Transitions, Dr. Satyavrata Samavedi, Postdoctoral Research Associate , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA, 16 Mar 2015 

Tissue Conductivity Imaging using Magnetic Resonance Imaging – challenges and opportunities, Dr. Atul Singh Minhas, Senior Engineer (R and D), Medical Systems Lab, Samsung Electronics, South Korea, 9 Feb 2015 

From NADH Quinone Oxidoreductase (complex I) to Osmolytes: Tale of Two Worlds, Dr. Prem Kumar Sinha, Research Associate, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA, 29 Jan 2015 

Hematopoietic stem cells: trans-differentiation, niche, development and metabolism, Dr. Satish Khurana, Research Associate, Inter-departmental Stem Cell Institute, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, 27 Jan 2015