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Current Lab Members

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Partha Dey

Ph.D. Student, PMRF: Prime Minister's Research Fellow

Partha did B.Sc. in Botany from Fakir Mohan University, Odisha, India and M.Sc. in Biotechnology from North Orissa University, India. Then he worked as a Project Research Fellow at the Center for DNA Fingerprinting (CDFD) Hyderabad. He qualified All-India level eligibility tests CSIR-UGC-NET (2019), GATE (2019) and DBT-JRF (2020). Currently, he is a Ph.D. student and he has received Prime Minister's Research Fellowship for his project on exploring the role of chromatin remodelers in regulating transcriptional switch during yeast meiosis.

Email: bo21resch11003@iith.ac.in

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Sheetal Paliwal

Ph.D. Student

Sheetal did B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Zoology (specialization in Animal Biotechnology) from Kumaun University, Nainital, India. She qualified All-India level eligibility tests CSIR-UGC NET (2020) and GATE (2021). Recently, she joined IIT Hyderabad as a Ph.D. student. She aims to explore the cohesin-ring independent functions of Rec8 during yeast meiosis.

Email: bo21resch11010@iith.ac.in

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Nitesh Kumar Podh

Ph.D. Student, PMRF: Prime Minister's Research Fellow

Nitesh did B.Sc. in Zoology from Sambalpur University, Odisha, India, and M.Sc. in Zoology (specialization in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. He was selected for the CSIR-Summer Research Training Program 2020 for a stint of research experience at NEIST, Jorhat, India. He qualified All-India level eligibility tests CSIR-UGC NET (2019) and GATE (2021). Currently, he is a Ph.D. student and he has received Prime Minister's Research Fellowship for his project on the single-molecule dynamics of the cancer therapy targets Aurora kinase B and polo-kinase.

Email: bo21resch11008@iith.ac.in

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Kirti Garg

Ph.D Student

Kirti did B.Sc. (Hons) Biotechnology from Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India and M.Sc. in Biotechnology from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India. She qualified All-India level eligibility tests GATE (2023), IIT JAM (2021), JGEEBILS (2021) and GAT-B (2021). Currently, she is a Ph.D. student working towards exploring single molecule dynamics of chromatin modifiers (readers, writers, erasers).

 

Email: bt23resch11005@iith.ac.in

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Akriti Kumari

Ph.D Student

Akriti did B.Sc ( Hons.) and M.Sc. in Zoology (specialization in cell and molecular biology) from IIS University, Jaipur, India. She qualified All-India level eligibility test CSIR-UGC NET JRF  (2019) with AIR-89, GATE-XL (2020), and JGEEBILS (2019). Currently, she is a Ph.D. student working towards exploring single molecule dynamics of chromatin remodeler in fission yeast.

 
Email: bo20resch11009@iith.ac.in 

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Swarangi Shailesh Tambat

M.Tech Project Student

Swarangi has earned her B.Tech Degree in Biotechnology from D.Y Patil University,School of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Navi Mumbai, India. She qualified GATE BT,2022, and IIT JAM, 2022, and is currently pursuing her M.Tech degree in Medical Biotechnology at IIT Hyderabad. Her M.Tech thesis is focused on understanding the role of chromatin remodelers in yeast meiosis.

Email: bo22mtech14002@iith.ac.in

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Rashmi yadav

Project Associate I

Rashmi is Project Associate - I for the DBT-sponsored project “Elucidating the role of chromatin remodelers in yeast meiosis, especially in meiotic recombination, chromosome segregation and transcription of meiosis-specific genes".

Prior to joining Dr. Mehta's Lab, Rashmi was associated with the Regional Center for Biology, Faridabad as a Project JRF, which she joined after gaining specialization in Yeast Genetics during her M.Sc. at the School of Life Sciences, Jawahar Lal Nehru University. She holds a B.Sc. in Life Sciences from CSJM University, Kanpur, and has qualified GATE-XL (2021), DBT-BET (2022), ICMR JRF (2023), and CSIR NET (2023).

Email: rashmi.yadav@bt.iith.ac.in

Lab Alumni

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Ayan Das

M.Tech Project Student (2021-2022)

Ayan completed his M.Tech thesis from the lab of Chromosome Dynamics and Gene Regulation. His thesis was focused on understanding the single molecule dynamicity of cancer therapy target aurora kinase B in yeast S. cerevisiae. Subsequently, after completing his thesis, he joined the lab as a Project Associate 1, to understand the role of chromatin remodeler in yeast meiotic recombination and segregation.

 

Current Position: The University of New South Wales, Sydney for his Doctoral studies.

Email: ayand0243@gmail.com

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Aditya Subramanian

M.Tech Project Student (2022-2023)

Aditya completed his M.Tech thesis from the lab of Chromosome Dynamics and Gene Regulation. His thesis was focused on understanding the role of chromatin remodelers in meiotic chromosome segregation.

 

Current Position: The University of Alabama, USA for his Doctoral studies.

Email: subramaa@uab.edu

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Sarah Nawaz

M.Tech Project Student (2022-2023)

Sarah completed her M.Tech thesis from the lab of Chromosome Dynamics and Gene Regulation. Her thesis was focused on exploring the role of CHD1 family chromatin remodelers in yeast meiosis. 

Email: bo21mtech11001@iith.ac.in

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Ayushi Goel

Project Intern

Ayushi completed her project on “Cohesin ring independent function of its subunits in S. cerevisiae

 

Current Position: Deakin University, Australia for her Doctoral studies.

Email: ayushi.goel168@gmail.com

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