ISB Lab Members


Shruthi Viswanath
Shruthi Viswanath
Asst. Professor (Reader-F)
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Shruthi has an undergraduate degree in engineering, obtaining her B. Tech from NITK Surathkal. She completed her PhD from the University of Texas Austin working on protein-protein docking in the lab of Prof Ron Elber. She then moved to UCSF as a postdoc in the lab of Prof Andrej Sali where she worked on integrative structure determination. She has been in NCBS since late 2019.


Shreyas Arvindekar
Shreyas Arvindekar
Integrated Ph.D. 2019
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Shreyas has a Bachelors in Microbiology from Fergusson College, Pune. He is interested in cryo-EM, integrative modeling, as well as method development at the interface of the two. He has worked on integrative structure determination of chromatin remodeling assemblies. He is currently performing cryo-electron microscopy to deduce the structure of assemblies involved in cytokinesis. Above all he is motivated to get a coffee machine.


Kartik Majila
Kartik Majila
Ph.D. 2021
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Kartik completed his B.Sc. in Biochemistry from DU, New Delhi and M.Sc. Biotechnology from JNU, New Delhi. He is interested in protein assemblies and machine learning. His work in the lab has focused on integrative modeling of centriolar complexes and developing machine learning methods for improving integrative modeling of disordered proteins. His primary job in the lab is to plan and organize parties. Has an expertise in PJs and memes, and likes reading novels. You can hear him dropping a Star Wars reference every now and then.


Aditi Pathak
Aditi Pathak
Integrated Ph.D. 2021
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Aditi completed her B.Sc. in Biotechnology from Jai Hind College, Mumbai. She is interested in computational protein modeling and cell biology and interdisciplinary research combining the two. She is co-advised by Prof Sowdhamini.


Alumni Hall of Fame

Former members: What they did and where they are now.
Varun Ullanat
Graduate Trainee 2021-22

MS Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School


Kshitij Roodkee
Summer Intern 2022

B.Tech NIT Hamirpur


Satwik Pasani
Graduate Trainee & Intern 2020-22


Praveen Roy
Graduate Trainee 2021-22

Data Scientist, Next Big Innovation


Arastu Pandey
Summer Intern 2021

BS-MS, IISER Mohali


Nikhil Kasukurthi
Intern 2020

Senior Data Scientist, Eka.care


Kavya S. Menon
Graduate Trainee 2020-21

MS Pathology, Boston University