Sensory ecology of pollinators, plant-animal interactions, Behavioural ecology of bees and social spiders
Nutrient and energy homeostasis, Gene regulation in neuroendocrine centers, Neural circuitry of feeding
Host-Parasite interactions, Nutrient trafficking by intracellular parasites, Innate sensing, Immune evasion by parasites, Host-targeted interventions.
Application and understanding of CRISPR-Cas systems, Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics
Circadian clock, neuropeptides and sleep, post-transcriptional regulation of circadian rhythm etc.
Nuclear organization, Chromatin architecture, Genomic instability, Cancer Biology
Meiotic recombination, Genome stability, Mutation rates
Parkinson's disease, Neurodegeneration mechanisms, Protein aggregation, Electrophysiology
Structural Molecular Biology - Protein Crystallography, Single Particle CryoEM
Plant Centromere biology, Uniparental genome elimination, Genome stability, Aneuploidy,Haploid genetics ,Minichromosome biology
Immunology, Imaging, Mammalian Cell Biology and Biochemistry. Host-microbial interactions, Cell Signaling Mechanisms, Apoptosis, Autophagy and NF-kappaB Signaling.
Molecular Biology and Genetics: Replication-Transcription Conflicts, Mechanisms of Mutagenesis, Gene Expression, Evolution, Antibiotic Resistance
Infection and immunity, Host-pathogen interaction, Biology of infectious diseases
Hematopoietic stem cells, bone marrow niche, developmental hematopoiesis
Kinetochore and centrosome biology, chromosome segregation, mitotic spindle regulation and signaling in mammalian cells
Prey-predator interactions, Insect-plant interactions, Wolbachia in insects, Secondary sexual characters, Phylogenetic patterns, Diversity of Indian butterflies
Molecular Virology- Zoonotic Viruses, Virus discovery, Virus host Interactions, Development of Vaccine and Monoclonal antibodies