Scheduled of Talks
Outline of Sessions

Saturday, March 21st

  • 8:30-9:00AM - Registration

Morning Session

  • 9:00-9:15 AM Introductory Remarks (Prof. Pai )
  • 9:15-9:30AM Directors address

Invited Talks
Session moderator – Sharad Gupta

  • 9:30-10:10 AM

Chetan Gadgil (NCL, Pune), Mathematical analysis of intracellular processes

  • 10:10-10:50 AM
    Chaitanya Athale (IISER-Pune) Microtubule Transport in Spindle Assembly: Modeling a Novel Tug-­of-War

10:50-11:10  Tea/Coffee Break
Collection of documents for reimbursement (Boarding pass, tickets etc)

  • 11:10-11:50 PM
    Somdatta Sinha (IISER Mohali) Collective behaviour of cells in tissues

Contributed talks

  • 11:50- 12:10 PM        
    Saikat Choudhury (CSIR-NCL),  A Computational Study to Identify Biomarkers and Drug Targets in Human Notch Signaling Pathway
  • 12:10- 12:30 PM        
    Rashmi Kulkarni (IISER, Pune), Thresholds of oxidative stress in the Type 2 Diabetes: A tale of Glutathione !
  • 12:30- 12:50 PM
    Hadianawala Murtuza (IIT Gandhinagar), In-Silico Designing of Multi-target Ligand for COX-2/TP receptor
  • 12:50-1PM
    Summary of sessions and floor for discussions

1-2PM Lunch Break

Afternoon Session

Session Moderator : Shivakumar Jolad

  • 2:00-2:40PM 
    Pranay Goel (IISER-Pune), Oxidative stress in type 2 diabetes.
  • 2:40- 3:20PM
    Manish K Gupta,  Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Gandhinagar, Mathematical and Computational Opportunities in DNA Computing
  • 3:20-4:00 PM
    RamRup Sarkar (NCL, Pune) Understanding Hedgehog Signaling Pathway and Strategy to Control Cancerous Situation
  • 4:00-4:20 PM High Tea

Transfer / Acknowledgement of Reimbursement.

Contributed Talks

  • 4:20- 4:40 PM
    Armugam  V ( Bhartiyar University, Coimbatore),  In Silico Discovery and Estimation of SNP and Indels and in Papaya
  • 4:45-5:00 PM
    Summary of sessions   High tea
  • 5:00- 6PM
    Poster Session

7- 9PM
Symposium Dinner at Agrah- Agora Mall (Pick up participants from Shed 5)


Sunday, March 22nd

  • 9:00-9:30 AM- Tea and Coffee

Session Moderator: Sharmistha Majumdar

Invited Talks

  • 9:30-10:10 AM
    V. Arunachalam ( ICAR Research Complex for Goa), Computational genomics of horticultural crops
  • 10:10-10:50 AM
    Farhat Habib   (IISER Pune), Genotype-Phenotype correlation while considering phylogeny

10:50- 11:10 AM- Tea Break

  • 11:10-11:50 
    Ganesh A Viswanathan (IIT Bombay), Noise propagation in enzymatic cascades

Contributed Talks

  • 11:50 AM– 12:10 PM
    Murali Krishna Enduri (IIT-Gandhinagar), Spatial Spread of Dengue with Human and Vector Mobility
  • 12:10- 12:30
    Poonam Pandey (IIT-Gandhinagar), M D Simulations- bio molecules
  • 12:30-1:00 PM
    Summary of sessions and Concluding Remarks- by Prof. Pai.

1-2PM  Lunch Break

2:30 PM-6PM
Visit to Sabarmati Ashram and Adalaj Step well.



  • *Rupa Bhowmick CSIR- National Chemical Laboratory Understanding  Astrocyte and Glioblastoma Metabolism using Flux Balance Analysis
  • *Piyali Ganguli CSIR National Chemical Laboratory Computational Approach to Study the Temporal Protein Expression Pattern in the Intracellular  Signaling Cascade during T-cell Activation
  • *Abhishek Subramanian CSIR - National Chemical Laboratory, Pune Reconstruction and analysis of Leishmania infantum energy metabolism
  • *Prashant Singh Rana, Thapar University Quality Prediction of Modelled Protein Structure using Physicochemical Properties
  • *Rama, Manipal Institute of Technology Comparison of Human and Schistosoma mansoni Peroxiredoxin
  • *Jasabanta Patro, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Analytical model for mining frequent amino acid associations in peptide sequences of Ataxia disease
  • *Yogeshwari Patel, SVNIT Surat, Exact solution of multi-compartment model with unidirectional flow of one substance with different rate and volumes of compartment
  • *Saurav Kumar, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Modeling for Biomarker in Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Bhumi Patel, Indian institute of advanced research In silico characterization of XPRT enzyme of L. donovani- a potential anti-leishmanial drug target
  • Krupali Parmar, Institute of Science,  Nirma University The discovery of potential glucose-1-phosphate thymidylyltransferase (RmlA) Inhibitors: Homology Modeling, Pharmacophore based virtual screening and Docking studies
  • Palak Patel Institute of Science, Nirma University Ligand and structure-based approaches for the discovery of Plasmodium falciparum, P. malariae and P. vivax Dihydropteroate synthase (DHPS) inhibitors
  • Dixita Limbachiya, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Mathematical techniques for DNA based information storage systems
  • NUPUR SONI, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology An in silico approach to Analyze Target Genes and Pathways regulated by Combinatorial microRNA in Prostate Cancer Metastasis
  • Amit Reza IIT Gandhinagar, A Microscopic HIV Infection Model Based on Fuzzy Dynamical System