Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine


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

Highlighted Publications

Kumari, A., Kesarwani, S., Javoor, M. G., Vinothkumar, K. R., & Sirajuddin, M. (2020).Structural insights into actin filament recognition by commonly used cellular actin markers. The EMBO journal, e104006.

Tomar, A., Madhwal, S., & Mukherjee, T. (2020).Immune control of animal growth in homeostasis and nutritional stress in Drosophila.Frontiers in Immunology, 11, 1528.

Muralidharan, B. (2020).Understanding brain development–Indian researchers’ past, present and growing contribution.International Journal of Developmental Biology, 64(1-2-3), 123-132./p>

Varahan, S., Sinha, V., Walvekar, A., Krishna, S., & Laxman, S. (2020).Resource plasticity-driven carbon-nitrogen budgeting enables specialization and division of labor in a clonal community. eLife, 9, e57609.

Kizhedathu, A., Kunnappallil, R. S., Bagul, A., Verma, P., & Guha, A. (2020).Multiple Wnts act synergistically to induce Chk1/Grapes expression and mediate G2 arrest in Drosophila tracheoblasts. eLife, 9:e57056.

Kesarwani, S., Lama, P., Chandra, A., Reddy, P.P., Jijumon, A.S., Bodakuntla, S., Rao, B.M., Janke, C., Das, R. and Sirajuddin, M., 2020.Genetically encoded live cell sensor for tyrosinated microtubules. J Cell Biol. 219(10):e201912107.

Ghosh Dastidar, S., Das Sharma, S., Chakraborty, S., Chattarji, S., Bhattacharya, A., & Muddashetty, R. S. (2020). Distinct regulation of bioenergetics and translation by group I mGluR and NMDAR. EMBO reports, e48037.


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.