National Symposium


Recent Trends, Development and Methodologies in Biophysics

Concept Note:

The aim of this symposium is to promote exchange of ideas and establish collaborations among scientists engaged in cutting edge research in biophysics.

Technical Lectures:

Dr. Dinakar M. Salunke, Director, ICGEB (NewDelhi)

Title: Plant seeds proteome: Structure-guided functional identification

Prof. Faizan Ahmad, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

Title: Role of Leucine 94 in structure, stability and folding of mammalian cytochrome-c

Dr. Ashish Ganguly, CSIR-IMTech, Chandigarh

Title: Visualizing biophysical chemistry of proteins to change their behaviour

Prof. Suman Kundu, Department. of Biochemistry, South Campus, DU

Title: Drug Discovery : From Computers to Animal Models

Student speakers:

Ms. Anjali Garg, Department. of Biophysics, South Campus, DU

Title: Using molecular mimicry-inducing pathways of pathogens as novel drug targets

Ms. Vineeta Kaushik, Department. of Biophysics, South Campus, DU

Title: Cyclophilins in Archaea: Biophysical and functional characterization

Mr. Rajan shrivastava, Department of Biophysics, South Campus, DU

Title: Collective Behaviour of Ion Channels on Bilayer Membrane and its Role in Neuronal Functioning



9:00 - 10.00 Registration

10:00 - 10.15 Introduction to the Symposium

Session I

10.15 - 11.15 Lecture Dr. Dinakar M. Salunke

11.15 - 11.45 High Tea

11.45 -12.15 Student Lecture Ms. Anjali Garg

12:15-01:15 Lecture Prof. Faizan Ahmad

01:15-02:15 Lunch

Session II

02:15-03:15 Lecture Dr. Ashish Ganguly

03:15-03:45 Student Lecture Ms. Vineeta Kaushik

03:45-04:00 Tea

04:00-05:00 Lecture Prof. Suman Kundu

05:00-05:30 Student Lecture Mr. Rajan Shrivastava

05:30-05:45 Closing Remarks

Important notice

  • List of Participants (will be updated on 6 september 2019)
  • Participants may kindly confirm their participation by Email to '' on or before 5 September 2019, 10.00 am

*There is no registration fee. However Please note no accommodation facility will be provided to outstation participants.

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Important Dates:

Symposium Date: 7 September, 2019

Time: 9.00 am - 5.45 pm

Application Deadline: 5 september, 2019


Biotech Auditorium,

Biotech Building 3rd Floor

University of Delhi, South Campus

Benito Juarez Road New Delhi - 110021