Research Interest:

  • Computational Biology / Machine Learning

Professional Experience

  • 2014‒present Scientist, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India
  • 2012‒2017 Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance Eary Career Fellow, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India
  • 2010‒2011 Ramanujan Fellow, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India
  • 2009‒2010 Research Associate, Centre for Modeling and Simulation, University of Pune, Pune, India
  • 2008‒2009 Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA


  • University of Pune, India, Computer Engineering B.E. 2002
  • Duke University, USA, Computer Science, PhD. 2008

Selected Publications

  • Mitra S, Biswas A, Narlikar L (2018), DIVERSITY in binding, regulation, and evolution revealed from high-throughput ChIP. PLoS Comput Biol. 2018 Apr 23;14(4):e1006090
  • Mitra S, Narlikar L. (2015)No Promoter Left Behind (NPLB): learn de novo promoter architectures from genome-wide transcription start sites.
  • Narlikar, L. (2014) Multiple novel promoter-architectures revealed by decoding the hidden heterogeneity within the genome, Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Nov 10;42(20):12388-403