Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine


Theme-based interdisciplinary research for addressing major questions in human biology

Highlighted Publications

Sustained Secretion of the Antimicrobial Peptide S100A7 Is Dependent on the Downregulation of Caspase-8. Bhatt T, Bhosale A, Bajantri B, Mathapathi MS, Rizvi A, Scita G, Majumdar A, Jamora C. Cell Rep. 2019 Nov 26;29(9):2546-2555.e4.

A tRNA modification balances carbon and nitrogen metabolism by regulating phosphate homeostasis. Gupta R, Walvekar A, Rashida Z, Liang S, Shah P, LAXMAN S. _Elife.__2019;8:e44795 doi: 10.7554/eLife.44795.

Metabolic constraints drive self-organization of specialized cell groups. Varahan S, Walvekar A, Sinha V, Krishna S, LAXMAN S. _Elife_._2019;8. pii: e46735_. doi: 10.7554/eLife.46735.

Krishna S, Yim DG, Lakshmanan V, Tirumalai V, Koh JL, Park JE, Cheong JK, Low JL, Lim MJ, Sze SK, Shivaprasad P, Gulyani A, Raghavan S, Palakodeti D, DasGupta R. Dynamic expression of tRNA-derived small RNAs define cellular states. EMBO Rep. 2019 Jun 11. pii: e47789.

Rao, R.A., Ketkar, A.A., Kedia, N., Krishnamoorthy, V.K., Lakshmanan, V., Kumar, P., Mohanty, A., Kumar, S.D., Raja, S.O., Gulyani, A. and Chaturvedi, C.P., Brand, M., Palakodeti, D. and Rampalli, S. 2019. KMT1 family methyltransferases regulate heterochromatin–nuclear periphery tethering via histone and non‐histone protein methylation. EMBO reports, p.e43260.




International Partners

Bangalore Life Science Cluster (BLiSC)



The Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine (inStem), is dedicated to the study of stem cell and regenerative biology.



The National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), located in Bangalore, is part of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.



Centre for Cellular And Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP) is an initiative of Dept of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt.of India, with a mandate to be an enabler of cutting-edge life science research and innovation.