STORM Squad

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

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Nitin Mohan

PhD in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

PhD SCHOLARS

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Jeganath A

Academics: M.Tech. in Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering,

                   IIT Kharagpur.

                   B.Tech. in Biotechnology, Anna University Chennai.

Research Area: Lysosome mediated nutrient sensing and homeostasis, mTORC signalling, implications in diabetes, obesity

 

Hobbies: Art and Craft, Origami.

 

Email: jeganbt@iitk.ac.in

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Shefali 

Academics: MSc. in Microbiology, Integral University, Lucknow.

                   BSc. in Biotechnology, CSJM University, Kanpur.

Research Area: Viral entry and transport, Cytoskeletal regulation for AAV trafficking, Implications in gene therapy efficiency and countering viral diseases.

 

Hobbies: Poetry, Photography and Sketching.

 

Email: shefalit@iitk.ac.in

Rachita Bhattacharya

Academics: MSc. in Zoology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

                   BSc. in Zoology (Hons.), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Research Area: Post Translational modification of microtubules and its role in cell shape changes, Cell shape transition during cancer progression, Cell shape specific tumour susceptibility.

 

Hobbies: Swimming

 

Email: rachitab@iitk.ac.in

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Academics: MSc in Biochemistry, Savitribai Phule Pune University

                   BSc in Biotechnology, Chemistry & Botany, Hislop School of Biotechnology, Nagpur.

Research Area: Interplay of Mitochondrial fission-fusion dynamics and transport in mitochondrial positioning and Implications in neurodegeneration.

 

Hobbies: Travelling, Trekking and Gastronomy.

 

Email: deepakmk20@iitk.ac.in

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Atreyi Mukherjee

Academics: M.Sc. in Biochemistry, University of Calcutta, Kolkata

                   B.Sc. (Hons.) in Biochemistry, University of Calcutta, Kolkata

Research Area: Cellular transport involved in maintaining glucose
homeostasis - role in pathophysiological conditions such as diabetes

Hobbies: Painting, dancing, gardening

Email: atreyi20@iitk.ac.in

Masters

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Academics: B.Tech in Biological Sciences and Bio-Engineering

Project: Single Particle Trajectory Analysis of Lysosomes in Live Cells, use of Neural Networks for single-particle trajectory analysis.

 

Hobbies: Squash, Football and Quantum Stuff

 

Email: sanketp@iitk.ac.in

Lab manager

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Mradul Tiwari

Academics: B.A. in Economics & Hindi Literature, CSJM University Kanpur

Hobbies: Exploring New Things, Teaching, Astrology

Email: mradult@iitk.ac.in

alumni

  • Gopika K G - Project Intern (Dec 2019-Mar 2020) MSc in Biotechnology CUSAT Kerala

  • Priya Katiyar - Project Intern (Dec 2019-Mar 2020) B.Tech in Biotechnology, D.Y Patil University

  • Abhishek Yadav- Undergraduate Project (Jun 2019- Jan 2020), IIT Kanpur

  • Shivam Kant- Undergraduate Project (Jun 2019- Jan 2020), IIT Kanpur