Department of Biological Sciences
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal


News & Events

Ms. Anupama (Roll No. 2010104) a Ph.D student from the Department of Biological Sciences has been awarded the Graduate Student Research Grant (GSR grant) from the American Society of Plant Taxonomists (ASPT) which will support her work on floral and plant volatiles in the plant family Zingiberaceae (gingers). 

Ms. Anupama Sekhar†(Roll No.†2010104) a Ph.D student from the department of Biological Sciences†has been awarded with the Heliconia Society International student grant to carry out floral volatile studies on Asian†gingers.

Ms. Sukhraj (Roll No: Ph.D student from the department of Biological Sciences has been awarded with the ESEB Godfrey Hewitt Mobility Award 2023.

Ms. Sandhya (Roll no. 1920114) has received the best poster prize for her poster titled "Understanding the anti-phage defense arsenal in Mycobacterium smegmatis" in the recently concluded International Conference. It was held on 3-4th May 2023 at Miranda House, University of Delhi.

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IYBA felicitation to Dr. Atul Kumar
Floral diversity within the genus Hedychium from India.
The MATE9 gene regulates flowering time in Arabidopsis.
Fluorescence imaging of bacteria for cellular protein and cell membrane.
Voltage-Dependent Anion Channel dynamics in lipid membranes
Kaas plateau, Maharashtra. A UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site.

About Department

Department of Biological Sciences at IISER-Bhopal started functioning in August 2008 with the enrolment of the first batch of students for the BS-MS integrated course. The aim of the department is to foster knowledge in students pertaining to basic and advanced areas of biological sciences by not only pursuing both teaching and high-quality research but also through integrating biology with physics, chemistry and mathematics. The academic and research contributions of the faculties in this department have been recognized in the form of publications, projects, fellowships and awards.

Last updated on: May 25 2023