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). Recently, he joined IIT Hyderabad as a Ph.D. student. He aims to understand the role of chromatin remodelers in meiotic chromosome segregation.
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.
Nitesh Kumar Podh
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). Recently, he joined IIT Hyderabad as a Ph.D. student. He aims to quantify the single-molecule dynamics of the cancer therapy target Aurora kinase B.
M.Tech Project Student
Ayan did B.Tech Biotechnology from Techno India University, West Bengal and he did his B.Tech thesis work at IIT Indore. He worked as an IAS (Indian Academy of Science) summer research fellow at THSTI, Faridabad. He was selected as a summer intern at CSIR-IICB, West Bengal. Currently, he is pursuing M.Tech Medical Biotechnology at IIT Hyderabad and his M.Tech thesis is focused on Genetic engineering for single-molecule tracking of Aurora kinase B in live cells of yeast S. cerevisiae.
Project Associate I
Priyadarshini did B.E. in Biotechnology from Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysuru and M. Tech in Biotechnology (specialization in Medical Biotechnology) from IIT Hyderabad. She qualified All-India level eligibility tests GATE (2019) and DBT-JRF (2021). Recently, she joined IIT Hyderabad as a project associate. She aims to understand the role of chromatin remodelers in yeast meiosis.