Annual Review of Research 2022
DBT-inStem, Bengaluru
February 22-25th. (2:00-800 PM)

Day-1

February 22, 2022

Time

Event

 

Chair: Bhavana Muralidharan, Diya Binoy Joseph

2:00-2:30PM

Lightning talks

Session 1

2:30-4:00PM

Poster session _1

Online

 

4:00-4:10 PM

Opening Remarks

Apurva Sarin

Regulation of Cell Fate theme

Chair: Maneesha Inamdar, JNCASR

4:10-4:35 PM

Sunil Laxman

Collective effort: Genome-scale metabolic organization enabling spatially organized communities of phenotypically heterogeneous cells

4:35-5:00PM

Tina Mukherjee

Metabolic interplay of neurotransmitters in myeloid development and function

5:00-5:25PM

Arvind Ramanathan

Control of Muscle Homeostasis by metabolites and cellular thermometers

Research Facilities

Chair: Arvind Ramanathan

5:30-5:40PM

Deepti Abbey

Stem Cell Core

5:40-5:50PM

Nirpendra Singh

Mass Spectrometry Facility

Brain Development & Disease Mechanisms theme

Chair: Biju Viswanath, NIMHANS

5:55-6:20PM

Bhavana Muralidharan

Chromatin regulation of cerebral cortical development in health and disease

6:20-6:45PM

Raghu Padinjat, NCBS

 

Plenary Talk-1

Chair: Anjana Badrinaryanan, NCBS

7:00–8:00PM

Ashok Venkitaraman

Cancer Science Institute of Singapore

From cancer susceptibility mechanisms towards early intervention in cancer

 

Day-2

February 23, 2022

Time

Event

 

Chair: Bhavana Muralidharan, Diya Binoy Joseph

2:00-2:30PM

Lightning Talks

Session 2

2:30-4:00PM

Poster session_2

online

 

Integrative Chemical Biology

Chair: Arati Ramesh, NCBS

4:05-4:30 PM

Anandi Karumbati

Targeting phosphopeptide recognition by the tandem BRCT domain family

4:30-4:55PM

Praveen Vemula

Blood Bags to Enhance the Quality and Shelf-life of Stored Blood

4:55-5:20PM

Dasaradhi Palakodeti

Understanding the ribo-centric view of translation regulation

Cell and Gene Therapy program at inStem-CSCR, CMC Vellore

Chair: Dasaradhi Palakodeti

5:30-5:40PM

Gurbind Singh

cGMP Facility at inStem-CSCR

5:40-6:05PM

Sarvanabhavan Thangavel

Hematopoietic stem cell gene therapy strategy for functional cure of HIV-1 infection

6:05-6:30PM

Mohankumar K Murugesan

Identification of novel HPFH-like mutations that elevate fetal hemoglobin by base editors

6:30-6:55PM

RV Shaji, CMC

Lentiviral gene therapy vectors for haematological diseases

Plenary Talk-II

Chair: Bhavana Muralidharan

7:00-8:00PM

Mriganka Sur

Simons Center for the Social Brain (SCSB), MIT, USA

Mechanism-based therapeutics for neurodevelopmental disorders: Rett Syndrome

Day-3

February 24, 2022

Time

Event

 

Chair: Bhavana Muralidharan, Diya Binoy Joseph

2:00-2:30PM

Lightning Talks

Session 3

2:30-4:00PM

Poster session_3

online

 

Inflammation & Tissue Homeostasis

Chair: Srikala Raghavan, SRIS, Singapore

4:05-4:30 PM

Colin Jamora

Unraveling intercellular signaling networks in wound healing and fibrosis

4:30-4:55PM

Arjun Guha

Understanding genetic susceptibility to xenobiotic-induced lung injury: Is the devil in the details?

4:55-5:10PM

Diya Binoy Joseph

Regulation of immune defenses and homeostasis at the urethral barrier

5:10-5:25PM

Sudarshan Gadadhar

Understanding how tubulin posttranslational modifications regulate primary cilia, and thus mammalian organ function and homeostasis

Research Facilities

Chair: Arjun Guha

5:35-5:45PM

Mahesh Sahare

Mouse Genome Engineering Facility

5:45-5:55PM

Sucharita Bose

National Cryo EM Facility

Cardiovascular Biology and Disease

Chair: Soumya Das, NCBS

6:00-6:25PM

Minhaj Sirajuddin

DNA origami system to study multi-motor ensembles

6:25-6:50PM

Dhandapany Perundurai

Shared genetic link between cardiomyopathy and metabolic syndrome among South Asians

6:50-7:15PM

Sivaraj Sivaramakrishnan

Kinetic Model of GPCR-G protein interactions reveals allokairic
modulation of signaling

Plenary Talk-III

Chair: Colin Jamora

7:30–8:30PM

Alejandro S Alvarado,

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Stowers Institute of Medical Research, USA

Understanding the Sources of Regenerative Capacity in animals

Day 4

February 25, 2022

Time

Event

 

Chair: Bhavana Muralidharan, Diya Binoy Joseph

2:00-2:30PM

Lightning Talks

Session 4

2:30-4:00PM

Poster session_4

Online

 

Multi-institutional Programmes

Chairs: Vinothkumar Ragunath, NCBS & Sunil Laxman

4:00-4:20PM

Raghu Padinjat

Accelerator Program on Brain Disorders using Stem Cells

4:20-4:40PM

Alok Srivastava

Novel Approaches to Hematological Disease

4:40-5:00PM

Rakesh Mishra

Road map of TIGS

5:00-5:20PM

Colin Jamora

COVID19 efforts

New Technologies @BLiSC

Chair: Taslimarif Saiyed, C-CAMP

5:25-5:35PM

Suman Pahal

A novel microneedle-based device for painless injections: A new approach for diabetes management

5:35-5:45PM

Tanay Bhatt

Developing novel therapy for AMR infections and non-healing wounds.

5:45-5:55PM

Anirudh

Synthetic RNA lassos to detect viral targets

5:55PM

Poster Awards

Bhavana Muralidharan, Praveen Vemula

&

Vote of thanks

Arvind Ramanathan, Head of Research inStem

Meeting Closes

6:15-8:00 PM

Scientific Advisory Board Meeting