Current Research Grants

  • 2022

    The porin passport control for antibiotic translocation: From single-molecule detection to biological relevance.
    Department of Biotechnology [DBT]

  • 2022

    Engineered alpha-helical pores for single-molecule sensing of amyloid structures.
    Department of Science and Technology [SERB]

  • 2021

    Structural Assembly of Functional Transmembrane peptide nanopores: From Synthesis to Sensing.
    Department of Biotechnology [DBT]

  • 2020

    Merck Young Scientist Award (Travel grant)
    Merck Life science, India

  • 2019

    Structure determination and targeting of ubiquitously expressed membrane integrated form of chloride intracellular channels for discovery of small anti-cancer therapeutics.
    Department of Biotechnology [DBT]

Previous/ Completed Research Grants

    1. Single-molecule biosensing with hetero-oligomeric protein nanopores.
      Department of Science and Technology [SERB] 2018-2021

    2. Controlled assembly of transmembrane α-helix-barrel pores for single-molecule sensing.
      Innovative Young Biotechnologist award, Department of Biotechnology [DBT] 2017-2020

    3. Antibiotic translocation through porins in Gram-positive bacteria at the single-molecule level.
      Ramalingaswamy fellowship, Department of Biotechnology [DBT] 2016-2021


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