Welcome to the Laboratory of Neural Systems in the department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering (BSBE) at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK). We are also a part of the Cognitive Science Program at IITK.


We have started a randomized controlled trial for TreadWill: an automated tool for dealing with depressive symptoms. If you know someone who may want to use the tool, encourage them to join the TreadWill study.

We are looking for a full-time web programmer. If you know someone who may be interested in a programming job within an academic environment, please ask them to apply. Details.

Jay Prakash attended the hands-on workshop on "CRISPR-Cas9 based precise genome editing" at the Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology in New Delhi in March 2018.

Arka and Surbhit presented their work on depression and autism at the 70th annual conference of the Indian Psychiatric Association, 2018 at CIP Ranchi. 

Nitin attended the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, 2017 in Washington DC.

Karthikeyan attended the InSDB workshop on Genome Engineering in Model Organisms with Crispr/Cas at IISER Pune in June 2017.

We organized the Annual BSBE Winter Workshop 2016 on "Neural Systems: from circuits to behavior" during December 17-18, 2016. [Photos]

Shashank becomes the first student from the lab to defend a thesis, receiving his BTech-MTech dual degree in the 2016 Convocation! His next position is at Stowers Research Institute. Trivia: He also became the first student in the department's history to defend a BTech-MTech dual degree thesis.

Swikriti attended the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) workshop at NBRC Manesar.

Nitin selected for the Intermediate Fellowship of the Wellcome-DBT India Alliance.