Research Programs


To understand the molecular mechanisms regulating induction of pluripotency in differentiated cells:


Understanding the role of histone modifiers in different aspects of developmental biology


Epigenetic factors in breast cancer


States of pluripotency

Current Research Grants

  • 2026 2023

    Dissecting domains of APLF chaperoning EMT in development.
    Science and Engineering Research Board [SERB]

  • 2026 2023

    Epigenetic regulation of trophoblast stem cells
    Indian Council of Medical Research [ICMR]

  • 2025 2022

    Normal vs. abnormal hematopoiesis
    Science and Engineering Research Board [SERB]

  • 2023 2018

    Metastatic Breast cancer
    Department of Biotechnology [DBT]

Previous/ Completed Research Grants

    1. States of pluripotency
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT] 2017-2019

    2. Hemogenic Endothelium
      Department of Science & Technology [DST] 2013-2016

    3. Transcriptional regulation of VEGFR3
      Council of Scientific and Industrial Research [CSIR] 2013-2016

    4. Histone chaperone in pluripotency
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT] 2012-2015

    5. Cellular transition
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT] 2017-2020

    6. HIRA in proliferation vs differentiation
      Department of Science & Technology [DST] 2017-2020


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