Projects Ongoing

  • Establishment of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Centre (Centre for advanced research in bioinformatics and computational biology for woman and child health) – BIC at ICMR-National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health, Mumbai (Department of Biotechnology, Government of India)
  • Identification of enriched biochemical networks and polypharmacological targets in metabolic syndrome (SERB-STAR, Government of India )
  • Identification of differentially expressed genes in lean and obese PCOS and validation using rat animal models (Department of Health Research, Government of India)
  • Development and validation of multi-scale dynamic and steady state metabolic network models for PCOS using computational and wet-lab methods (Department of Biotechnology, Government of India)

Projects Completed

  • Identification and validation of potential drug targets for infectious diseases using in silico and wet lab methods (SERB, Government of India)
  • Identification and preparation of radio-labeled modulators of hFSHR for therapeutic applications (BRNS, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India)
  • Exploring the hinge and transmembrane region of human FSHR for design of small molecule and peptidomimetic modulators (Department of Biotechnology, Government of India)
  • Second phase of Task Force Biomedical Informatics Centres of ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research)
  • Analysis of the structures of known antimicrobial peptides using machine learning algorithms and molecular dynamics simulations. (Department of Science and Technology, Government of India)
  • Studies on the binding specificities of gonadotropins and their receptors (Department of Biotechnology, Government of India)
  • Studies to understand the tertiary structure-dependence on antimicrobial activity of 2 novel peptides (Department of Science and Technology, Government of India)
  • Elucidation of the role of primary structure of proteins on their antimicrobial activity (Department of Science and Technology, Government of India)
  • Introduction of electronic patient record systems in Indian government hospitals. (Department of Science and Technology, Government of India)