Seminars

SYMPOSIUM / CONFERENCES / WORKSHOPS (ORGANIZED) 


Organized (online) Training Programme on “Advanced training course on TB research in BSL3 and protocols”, 26th October to 1st November 2021 by BSL3 Facility, Department of Biochemistry, UDSC.

Organized (online) Training Programme on “BSL-3 Laboratory Training and Handling Practices for Mycobacterium tuberculosis”, 19th to 25th July 2021 by BSL3 Facility, Department of Biochemistry, UDSC.

Organized (online) Training Programme on “Working in BSL3 Laboratory and Practices for Handling Mycobacterium tuberculosis”, 22nd to 28th March 2021 by BSL3 Facility, Department of Biochemistry, UDSC.

Department and Indian National Science Academy (INSA) organized DS Kothari Lecture entitled, "Insight into the formation of neutrophil extracellular traps, a distinct and unique defense mechanism offered by neutrophils" by Dr. Madhu Dikshit, THSTI, Faridabad on 17th February 2020.

International Conference on "Frontiers in Biochemistry and Biotechnology: Strategies to Combat Human Diseases", Department of Biochemistry, Shivaji College (University of Delhi) in association with the Department of Biochemistry, University of Delhi, February 12-13, 2020 in Delhi.

Symposium on "“Strategies for insight, detection and intervention of human diseases”, UGC-SAP Symposium at Biotech Building Auditorium, UDSC, March 2018.

Symposium on “Advances in Disease Biology and Disease Management” UGC-SAP Symposium at Biotech Building Auditorium, UDSC, March 18, 2017.

Symposium-cum-Workshop on “Strategies to Combat Diverse Human Diseases” funded by DU-DST Purse Grant, 13 November 2017.

Symposium on “Genome Biology and Big Data Bioinformatics”, Biotech Centre Auditorium, University of Delhi South Campus, March 29, 2016.

Symposium on “Frontiers in Proteomics Research” on the occasion of Proteomics Day (in collaboration with Proteomics Society, India), at S.P. Jain Centre Auditorium, UDSC, March 18, 2016.

National Workshop on “Genome Informatics, Microarray Facility”, University of Delhi South Campus, July 15-18, 2015.

Special seminar on “Morphogenesis of Proteins” by Prof. Maurizio Brunori, University of Rome, Italy at Biotech Centre Auditorium, University of Delhi South Campus, 3 December 2014.

Symposium on “Frontiers in Life Sciences and Computational Biology: Mechanistic Understanding and Disease Relevance”, , Biotech Centre Auditorium, University of Delhi South Campus, Jointly sponsored by UGC-SAP Program and DBT-Distributed Information Sub-Centre, Department of Biochemistry, 22 March 2014.

Symposium on “Development of Molecular Strategies to Combat various Human Diseases” UGC-SAP Seminar Series, , Biotech Centre Auditorium, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi, 18 March 2013.

Conference on “Ramachandran Manifestation: From Peptide to Proteome. Commemorating 50 years of Ramachandran Map”, Department of Biochemistry at University of Delhi South Campus and Sri Venkateswara College, New Delhi, Jointly sponsored by UGC-SAP Program; DBT-Distributed Information Sub-Centre, Department of Biochemistry; DBT-Star College, Sri Venkateswara, 14-15 March, 2013.

International Conference “Carcinogenesis 2012” on Frontiers in Carcinogenesis and Preventive Oncology : Molecular Mechanisms to Therapeutics, , New Delhi, India, Jointly organized by RML Hospital, RGCI and Delhi University, 19-21, November 2012.

Symposium on “Development of Molecular Strategies to Combat various Human Diseases” UGC-SAP Seminar Series, , Biotech Centre Auditorium, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi, 23rd March 2012.

Symposium on “Frontiers in Biological Sciences”, DST PURSE and Delhi University sponsored symposium, S.P. Jain Auditorium, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi, 16th March 2012.

Symposium on “Systems Biology” held at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi., 26th March 2012.


2022


SEMINARS (Invited talks)

Seminar on "Energetics of ligand and temperature activation in voltage-gated ion channel superfamily" by Prof. Baron Chanda, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA, 10th March 2022.

Department in collaboration with FIAS, UDSC organized a seminar entitled, “Challenges and Opportunities of Microtubule-Targeted Chemotherapy” by Prof. Dulal Panda, Director, NIPER, Mohali on 28th January 2022. 


Students Seminars

"Insights on a putative aminoacyl-tRNA-protein transferase of Leishmania major", Mansi Tanwar, 25th April 2022 (Journal Club Seminar).

"Long term correction of hemophila B using adenoviral delivery of CRISPR/Cas9", Shubhangi Bassi, 18th April 2022 (Journal Club Seminar).

"An acid-tolerance response system protecting exponentially growing Escherichia coli", Nikita Goswami, 11th April 2022 (Journal Club Seminar).

Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Yadav delivered Pre-Ph.D. thesis seminar entitled, "Investigation of regulation of ligand binding and stability determinants in novel hemoglobins with applications in blood substitutes" on 5th April 2022.

Ms Chetna Dhembla delivered Pre-Ph.D. thesis seminar entitled, "Characterization of proteins essential in fatty acid biosynthesis pathway of Leishmania major" on 4th April 2022.

"MicroRNA-133 controls cardiac hypertrophy", Ritika Bassi, 21st March 2022 (Journal Club Seminar).

"Deletion of pknG Abates Reactivation of Latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Mice", Neha Lalwani, 7th March, 2022 (Journal Club Seminar).

"Hepatitis B Virus Precore Protein p22 Inhibits Alpha Interferon Signaling by Blocking STAT Nuclear Translocation" Nandini Sahani, 21st February 2022 (Journal Club Seminar).

"Nanocages engineered from Bacillus Calmette‑Guerin facilitate protective Vγ2Vδ2 T cell immunity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection." Shafinaz Rahman Sarah, 14th February 2022 (Journal Club Seminar).

Ms. Manisha Saini delivered Ph.D. viva-voce seminar entitled, "Structural Characterization and Identification of Small Molecule Inhibitors of DBH and ARL15 to Combat Hypertension and Rheumatoid Arthritis", on 10th February 2022.

Ms. Deeptashree Nandi delivered Ph.D. viva-voce seminar entitled, "Deciphering the Role of FOXM1 in Development and Progression of Hepatocellular Carcinoma", on 8th February 2022.

Ms. Hina Bharti delivered Ph.D. viva-voce seminar entitled, "Characterization of Plasmodium falciparum deubiquitinase, PfUCHL3 and Identification of its Inhibitors with Implication in Malaria Therapy", on 7th February 2022.

"Assays for Nucleotide Competitive Reversible and Irreversible Inhibitors of Ras GTPases", Varnita Anand, 31st January 2022 (Journal Club Seminar)

"Interaction of recombinant octameric hemoglobin with endothelial cells", 24th January 2022, Kajal Yadav (Journal Club Seminar)

"Long non-coding RNA HOTAIR promotes tumorigenesis and forecasts a poor prognosis in cholangiocarcinoma", Madhur Sharma, 10th January 2022 (Journal Club Seminar).

2021

Seminar on "Decoding Redox Language underlying HIV Latency: From Molecular Mechanism to Therapeutic Implications" by Prof. Amit Singh, IISc., Bengaluru, 3rd December 2021.

Seminar on "Integrity and Ethics in Research" by Prof. Subhash C. Lakhotia, Distinguished Professor (BHU) & SERB Distinguished Fellow on 30th November 2021. 

Special webinar on "Single-particle Cryo-EM: Visualization of Biological Molecules in their Native States" by Dr. Joachim Frank, Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics & Biological Sciences, Columbia University, New York, USA, The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017, on 5th February 2021 (online) 

                                                                   Dr. Joachim Frank

Students Seminars

"How M. tuberculosis hacks Autophagy and host Lipid metabolism for its own benefit", Nikhil Bhalla, 21st December 2021 (Journal Club Seminar)

"Blood-triggered generation of platinum nanoparticles functions as an anti-cancer agent", Neha Panwar, 13th December 2021 (Journal Club Seminar)

"Targeted delivery of antisense oligonucleotides to pancreatic Beta-cell", Nupur, 6th December 2021 (Journal Club Seminar).

Ms Deeptashree Nandi delivered Pre-Ph.D. thesis seminar entitled, "Deciphering the role of FOXM1 in development and progression of hepatocellular carcinoma" on 12th October 2021.

Mr. Pradeep Singh Cheema delivered Ph.D. viva-voce seminar entitled, "Identification and validation of anti-cancer ability of small molecule inhibitors against FoxM1" on 28th September 2021.

Mr. Mohd. Asim Khan delivered Pre-Ph.D. thesis seminar entitled, "Structural and Functional Characterization of Novel and Recombinant Hemoglobins, with Implications of the latter in the Production of Blood Substitutes" on 15th September 2021.

Ms Manisha Saini delivered Pre-Ph.D. thesis seminar entitled, "Structural characterization and identification of small molecule inhibitors of DBH and ARL15 to combat Hypertension & Rheumatoid Arthritis" on 10th September 2021.

Mr. Pradeep Singh Cheema delivered Pre-Ph.D. thesis seminar entitled, "Identification and validation of anti-cancer ability of small molecule inhibitors against FoxM1" on 1st June 2021.

Mr. Gaurav Kumar delivered Ph.D. viva-voce seminar entitled, "Characterization of Cytochrome b5 reductase 3 as a drug target to combat hypertension by modulating nitric oxide diffusion" on 8th July 2021.

2020

Seminar on "Tracking Bundling of Influenza A virus genome segments in infected host cells at single molecule level" by Prof. Andreas Herrmann, Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin, Berlin, 10th February, 2020.

Students seminars

Mr. Avijit Podder delivered Ph.D. viva-voce seminar entitled, "Computational Studies of Drug Targets in Dopaminergic System Implicated in Neurological Disorders" on 30th December 2020.

Mr. Gaurav Kumar delivered Pre-Ph.D. thesis seminar entitled, "Characterization of Cytochrome b5 reductase 3 as a drug target to combat hypertension by modulating nitric oxide diffusion" on 22nd October 2020.

2019

Seminar on "A Novel Repression Function of the oncogenic FoxM1 in Liver Cancer" by Dr. Vaibhav Chand, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA on 11th November 2019.

Seminar on "Application of Modern NMR Spectroscopy in Drug Discovery" by Dr. Vasudevan Ramesh, University of Manchester, UK on 14th October 2019.

Seminar on "The failure of stem cell therapy in ischemic stroke: An in vitro study on dental and adipose-derived human mesenchymal stem cell" by Dr. Syed Shadab Raza, Era's Lucknow Medical College & Hospital, Lucknow on 11th September 2019.

Seminar on "Lessons of Longevity Assurance from a Short-Lived Model System", by Dr. Arnab Mukhopadhyay, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi on 31st August, 2019.

Seminar on "Hemoglobin Receptor in Leishmania: A novel Vaccine Candidate" by Dr. Amitabha Mukhopadhyay, IIT, Delhi on 31st July 2019.

Seminar on "EPIGENETICS - Life Beyond Your Genes: Implications in Behaviour and Health" by Prof. Tapas Kundu, CDRI, Lucknow on 14th June 2019.

Seminar on "Proteomics : From Discovery to Function" by Prof. Sanjeeva Srivastava, IIT, Bombay on 8th April 2019.

Seminar on "Synthetic Biology : Concepts to Applications" by Dr. Pawan K. Dhar, JNU, New Delhi on 29th March 2019.

Seminar on "Enjoying a Three-Way Marriage: A Story of Maths, Biology and Medicine" by Dr. Anurag Agrawal, Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, New Delhi on 22nd February 2019.

Seminar on "Antimicrobial Resistance & the Prospects and Challenges of Bacteriophage Therapy" by Dr. Urmi Bajpai, Acharya Narendra Dev College, DU on 16th January 2019.

Students Seminar

Ms Shubhita Mathur delivered Ph.D. viva voce seminar entitled, "Development and Evaluation of Vaccines against Tuberculosis" on 17th May 2019.

Ms Swati Singh delivered Ph.D. viva voce seminar entitled, "Characterization of Novel Drug Targets and Identification of Inhibitory Molecules against Mycobacterium tuberculosis" on 9th April 2019.

Ms Pushpanjali Dasauni delivered Ph.D. viva voce seminar entitled, "Identification and characterization of hemoglobin disorders using spectroscopic, mass spectrometric and 2D-DIGE methods" on 20th March 2019.

Ms. Simran Kaur delivered Pre-Ph.D. thesis seminar entitled, "Effect of Immunomodulation on radiation induced inflammation and damage" on 5th March 2019. 

Mr. Avijit Podder delivered Pre-Ph.D. thesis seminar entitled, "Computational Studies of Drug Targets in Dopaminergic System Implicated in Neurological Disorders" on 1st March 2019.

2018

"Structure, Function and Modulation of G Protein-Coupled Receptors", Dr. Arun Shukla, IIT, Kanpur, 13th November 2018.

"SWR1C : A nucleosome editing machine", Dr. Raushan Kumar Singh, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, USA on 6th December 2018.

"Principles of Vaccinology & Their Applications to Malaria Vaccine Development", Prof. Deepak Gaur, JNU, New Delhi on 18th December 2018.

"Innate Immune Mechanism of Lung Pathophysiology in Sickle Cell Disease" by Dr. Prithu Sundd, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh on 26th October 2018.

"Closing the gap: Getting vaccines to children who need them the most", Prof. Gagandeep Kang, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI), Faridabad, 26th September 2018.

"Role of Vitamin B12 in complex diseases:  Time for a reality check?", Dr. Shantanu Sengupta, Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB), New Delhi, 31st August 2018.

"Understanding the Mechanisms of Dendritic Cell Diversity Development and Innate Immune Responses", Dr. Prafullakumar B. Tailor, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, 27th July 2018.

"Solution X-ray scattering based work on Gelsolin - Basic findings to saving lives at birth", Dr. Ashish, Principal Scientist, IMTech, Chandigarh, 21st June 2018.

“Tiny Machines, Big Tasks”, Prof. Roop Mallik, Department of Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, 21st February 2018.

“Drug Development: From Design to Market”, Prof. Subir Kumar Maulik, Department of Pharmacology, AIIMS, New Delhi, 19th January 2018.


Students Seminars

Ms Shivani Sharma delivered Ph.D. viva voce seminar entitled, "Elucidating role of miR-191 in pathogenesis and liposomal delivery of anti-miR-191 for breast cancer treatment" on 7th December 2018.

Ms Nidhi Gupta delivered Ph.D. viva voce seminar entitled, "Identification and Characterization of Promoters for Toxin-Antitoxin loci of Mycobacterium tuberculosis" on 30th November 2018.

Ms Vandana delivered Ph.D. viva voce seminar entitled, "Characterization of physio-chemical properties and analysis of liposomes in human biological samples using hyphenated analytical techniques" on 9th November 2018.

Mr. Mohsin Raza delivered Ph.D. viva voce seminar entitled, "Delivery of anti-malarial compounds using vesicular carriers for the treatment of malaria" on 6th November 2018.

Ms Swati Singh delivered Pre-Ph.D. seminar entitled, "Characterization of Novel Drug Targets and Identification of Inhibitory Molecules against Mycobacterium tuberculosis" on 25th July 2018.

Ms Vaishali Verma delivered Ph.D. viva-voce seminar entitled, "Strategies for selection of cognate antigen-antibody pairs for M. tuberculosis proteome" on 11th May 2018.

Ms Shubhita Mathur delivered Pre-Ph.D. thesis seminar entitled, "Development and Evaluation of Vaccines against Tuberculosis" on 9th May 2018.

Ms Pushpanjali Dasauni delivered Pre-Ph.D. thesis seminar entitled, "Identification and characterization of hemoglobin disorders using spectroscopic, mass spectrometric and 2D-DIGE methods" on 6th February 2018.

Mr. Mohsin Raza delivered Pre-Ph.D. thesis seminar entitled, "Delivery of anti-malarial compounds using vesicular carriers for the treatment of malaria" on 22nd January 2018.

Mr. Akshay Rohilla delivered Ph.D. viva voce seminar entitled, "Identification and evaluation of inhibitors against important drug targets of Mycobacterium tuberculosis" on 23rd January 2018.


2017

“Novel tumor suppressors identified from a genomic screen of pancreatic cancer regulate chromatin remodeling and epithelial cell apico-basal polarity”, Dr. Murali D. Bashyam, CDFD, Hyderabad, 17th November 2017.

“Post transcriptional repair of a split Hsp90 gene from Giardia lamblia”, Conference on “Strategies to Combat diverse Human Diseases” held at UDSC, New Delhi, Prof. Utpal Tatu, IISc, Bangalore, 13th November 2017.

“Caenorhabditis elegans as a powerful alternative model to study bacterial pathogenesis”, Conference on “Strategies to Combat diverse Human Diseases” held at UDSC, New Delhi, Prof. K. Balamurugan, Alagappa University, Tamil Nadu, 13th November 2017.

“Influenza virus capsid disassembly: how a hard nut cracks itself for its genome release during cellular entry”, Dr. Indranil Banerjee, Department of Biological Sciences, IISER, Mohali, 11th November 2017.

“Mitochondrial Defects in Parkinson’s Disease”, Dr. Manoj Kumar, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 10th October 2017.

“HIV Biology, Pathogenesis and Gene Therapy”, Dr. Akhil C. Banerjea, NII, New Delhi, Dr. Yellapragada Subba Row Memorial Lecture 2017 (Hosted by Department of Biochemistry, UDSC), 28th July, 2017.

“Insights from imaging the implanting embryo and the uterine environment in three dimensions”, Dr. Ripla Arora, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, USA, 1st August 2017.

“Proteotoxicity in age-related diseases”, Dr. Swasti Raychaudhuri, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, 6th March 2017.

“Targeted drug and RNA delivery using nano-particles”, Dr. Anu Puri, NCI/NIH, Frederick, Maryland, USA, 27th March 2017.


Students Seminars

Ms Vaishali Verma delivered Pre-Ph.D. thesis seminar entitled, "Strategies for selection of cognate antigen - antibody pairs for M. tuberculosis proteome" on 22nd December 2017.

Ms Nidhi Gupta delivered Pre-Ph.D. thesis seminar entitled, "Identification and Characterization of Promoters for Toxin-Antitoxin loci of Mycobacterium tuberculosis" on 13th December 2017.

Ms Shivani Sharma delivered Pre-Ph.D. thesis seminar entitled, "Elucidating role of miR-191 in pathogenesis and liposomal delivery of anti-miR-191 for breast cancer treatment" on 24th November 2017.

Mr. Kapil Mathur delivered Ph.D. thesis seminar entitled, "Development of reagents for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and a novel system for identification of biomarkers" on 9th November 2017.

Mr. Sanjay Kumar Dey delivered Ph.D. thesis seminar entitled, "Characterization of Dopamine Beta Hydroxylase and Cytochrome B5 Reductase3 and their interactions with small molecules inhibitors identified by structure-based methods and their validation in animal models of hypertension and cardiac hypertrophy" on 21st October 2017.

Ms Vandana delivered Pre-Ph.D. thesis seminar entitled, "Characterization of physio-chemical properties and analysis of liposomes in human biological samples using hyphenated analytical techniques" on 3rd July 2017.

2016

“Cohesin’s role in regulating embryonic pluripotent gene expression”, Dr. Preksha Gupta, Imperial College London, UK, 8th January 2016.

“Structural Biochemistry: Insights into Biological Reactions”, Dr. Ruchi Anand, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, 19th February 2016.

2015

“A Novel Link Between Cholesterol and Cancer”, Dr. Chandi Mandal, School of Life Sciences, Central University of Rajasthan, 21st September 2015.

Discovery of the Porosome: The Universal Secretory Portal in Cells”, Prof. Bhanu P. Jena, Director, NanoBioScience Institute, Wayne State University, USA, 9th January 2015.

2013

“Chemical Diversity in Biology”, Prof. P. Balaram, Director, IISc. Bangalore, S.P. Jain Auditorium, University of Delhi South Campus”, DU-DST PURSE Grant, September 18, 2013.

From Genomes to Public Health: The cholera example” Dr. G. Balakrish Nair, Executive Director, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Gurgaon, 25th September 2013

2012

“Free radicals and redox homeostasis: The key to Tuberculosis control?”, Prof. Adrie JC Steyn, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA and University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban SA, 25th February 2012.

 

 

 

 


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