Ph.D. / Post Doc. Alumni

Dr. Bina Kumari

M.Sc, Physics, SPS, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
(Joint with Dr. Subir Sarkar, SPS, JNU)

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Brahmanand College, Kanpur

Dr. Rakesh Srivastava

M.Tech, Computational & Systems Biology, JNU, New Delhi. B.Tech, Computer Sc. & Engg. IET, Lucknow

Thesis Title: Theoretical and computational study of macromolecules under crowding.

Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate, IIIT Hyderabad

Dr. Avijit Rakshit

M.Sc, Chemistry, University of Kalyani, Kalyani

Thesis Title: Development of Algorithms for Energy Landscape Exploration of Fluxional Molecules with Application to Molecular Clusters.

Current Position: Chemical Assistant, Department of Revenue

Dr. Atul Kumar Jaiswal

M.Sc, Biotechnology, University of Allahabad, Allahabad
(Joint with Dr. A. Krishnamachari, SCIS, JNU)

Thesis Title: A Computational Study of Physicochemical Features of Nucleic Acids and DNA-Solvent Interactions.

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Bioinformatics, Jamia Hamdard.

Dr. Preeti Pandey

M.Sc, Bioinformatics, MMV, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
(Joint with Prof. Andrew M. Lynn, SCIS, JNU)

Thesis Title: M. tuberculosis α-Isopropylmalate Synthase: Target Prioritisation from Metabolic Pathway Analysis, Molecular Dynamics Simulation and Inhibitor Prediction.

Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA

Dr. Sabeeha Hasnain

M.Tech, Computational and Systems Biology, JNU, New Delhi. M.Sc, Mathematics, BHU, Varanasi

Thesis Title: Development of random walks models to understand persistent subdiffusion in crowded, heterogeneous environment.

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Center for Life Sciences, Mahindra University, Hyderabad, Telangana, INDIA

Dr. Sudhanshu Shanker

M.Sc, Bioinformatics, IIDS, University of Allahabad, Allahabad

Thesis Title: Development and Application of Computational Algorithms to Understand Structures and Functions of Biomolecules.

Current Position: Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Molecular Biology, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, USA

Dr. Priya Singh

M.Sc. Physics, Kanpur University, Kanpur
(Joint with Prof. S. Sarkar, SPS, JNU)

Thesis Title: Enhanced computer simulation methods for protein folding.

Smriti Sharma A.

B.Pharm, GGSIP University, Delhi

Thesis Title: Understanding the reaction mechanism of beta-lactamase (a protein involved in antibiotic resistance) using electrostatics, molecular dynamics and quantum mechanical calculations.

Umesh Chandra Roy

M.Sc, Physics, IITD, New Delhi
Ph.D., SPS, JNU, Supervisor Dr. Subir Sarkar, SPS, JNU
Post Doc., SCIS, JNU, Supervisor Dr. Pradipta Bandyopadhyay, SCIS, JNU

Project: Structural and thermodynamic properties of water and biomolecules under high pressure

Ajeet Kumar Yadav

PHD, Computational & Systems Biology, JNU, New Delhi

Thesis Title: Understanding the details of hydration of polar and non-polar solutes: Theory and computer simulation.