Location: MCB Lecture Hall, Department of Microbiology Cell Biology

We are pleased to announce the awaited MCB Event “MCB Faculty Symposium
2017″ (May 27, Saturday). The schedule is detailed below:


Time : 09.00 AM to 05.00 PM

Inauguration: President, MCB Society – Dr. Amit Singh
Opening Remarks: Chairman, MCB – Prof. Usha Vijayaraghavan

Session I (09:30 AM-11:00 AM)

Chair: Pratik Dave

09:30-10:15 AM: Dr. Saibal Chatterjee
Title: “A highly potent microRNA killing machine from
[Caenorhabditis elegans]”

10:15-11:00 AM: Prof. V. Nagaraja
Title: ” Topology – transcription nexus: RST, SST and more”

11.00-11.15 AM: Tea Break
Session II (11:15 AM – 12:45 PM)

Chair: Riyaz Shah

11:15-12:00 PM: Prof. Saumitra Das
Title: ” Regulation of Coxsackievirus B3 infection: A tale of two proteins”

12:00-12:45 PM: Prof. K. N. Balaji
Title: ” Patho-epigenetics: Mycobacteria playing their Trump card”

12:45-01:45 PM: Lunch Break
Session III (01:45 PM – 4:00 PM)

Chair: Kasturi Mahadik

01:45-02:30 PM: Dr. Utpal Nath
Title: ” To Exit or not to Exit (Cell Cycle), that is the question (answered by classII TCP proteins)”
02:30-03:15 PM: Prof. Usha Vijayaraghavan
Title: ” Precise tailoring of mRNAs in diverse in genomes; some clues from fission yeast for regulation in fungi,
worms and plants ”

03:15-04:00 PM: Dr. G. Subba Rao
Title: “ER stress – a link to organelle biogenesis and skin homeostasis”

04:00 PM: High Tea