Invited Lectures

  • Invited lecture on “Modelling of two important tropical diseases: Malaria & Leishmaniasis at the Workshop on Modelling of Infectious Diseases,Christian Medical College, Vellore, Chennai during September 13-15, 2017 (Jointly Organised by London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research (LCNTDR), Imperial College, London).

  • Invited lecture series on “Systems Biology and Application of Computational Approaches”; Introduction to Large-scale Network Analysis” and “Systems Biology of Leishmaniasis: Genome to Population at Indian Statistical Institue, Kolkata, India during August 19-26, 2017.

  • Invited lecture on “Understanding Immune Signaling Pathways and Leishmania Pathogenesis” at the National Symposium on Bioinformatics and Computational System Biology, Central University of Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala, India during November 12-14, 2016

  • Invited lecture on “Understanding Immune Signaling Pathways and its implications in Immunotherapy” at the National Seminar on Computational and Mathematical Biology,  Department of Mathematics, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India during September 10-11, 2016
  • “Understanding Human Cell Signalling Pathways and Identification of Drug Targets in Cancer: Story of Hedgehog Signalling Pathway” at Dept of Mathematics, IIT-Roorkee, Roorkee, India, 4th March, 2016
  • “Understanding Human Cell Signalling Pathways and Identification of Drug Targets:  Application towards Pharmaceutical Research” at the conference Accelerating Biology 2016: Decoding the Deluge, C-DAC, Pune, India, Jan 19th-21st, 2016

  • “Intra- and Inter Host Disease Transmission Modelling of Leishmaniasis and Control” at National Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (NCMTB-2015), Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, November 19-20, 2015

  • “Understanding Complex Biochemical Pathways and Identification of Drug Targets” at India Biodiversity Meet-2015, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India, November 16-18, 2015

  • “Understanding Leishmania infection: Computational study from Genome to Pathways” at 15th International Symposium on Mathematical and Computational Biology, IIT-Roorkee, Roorkee, India, November 1-7, 2015

  • “Disease Transmission Models in Malaria & Leishmaniasis and the problems therein” at International Meeting on Infection and Molecular Epidemiology, Udaipur, India, October 29-31, 2015

  • “Identification of Drug Targets – A Pathway Story” at CEPD Lecture Series, CSIR-NCL, Pune, India on October 8, 2015

  • “Study of Leishmania infantum energy metabolism using constraint-based modelling approach and Flux Balance Analysis” at Lecture Programme on Mathematical Modelling of Biological Systems, University of Kashmir, India, April 2-4, 2015

  • “Dynamics of Hedgehog Signalling Pathway and Strategy to Control Cancerous Situation” at NNMCB Symposium on Mathematical and Computational Biology, IIT-Gandhinagar, India, March 21-22, 2015

  • “Dynamics of Hedgehog Signalling Pathway and Strategy to Control Cancerous Situation” at Conference on Nonlinear Systems and Dynamics, IISER-Mohali, Chandigarh, India, March 13-15, 2015

  • “Combating diseases with Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology as weapons” under Popular Science Talks, Meet the Scientists Programme at Science Expo 2015, Nehru Science Centre (National Council of Science Museums), Mumbai, India, February 4-7, 2015

  • “Statistical and Mathematical Modelling of Malaria” at ICTS – PIMS – IISER PUNE Program On Advances in Mathematical Biology, IISER, Pune, India, December 7-16, 2014

  • “Epidemiological Data Analysis and some related issues – Discussion based on Mathematical & Statistical Modelling of Malaria” at the Indian Academy of Science (IASc) Discussion Meeting on "Modelling Host-Pathogen Interactions - a multi-scale view" held at the Orange County Resort, Coorg, November 30 – December 3, 2014

  • “Fighting Diseases with Math” under Popular Science Talks, Science Outreach Programme, at Venture Centre, NCL Innovation Park, Pune, India on October 19, 2014

  • “Study of Large Biochemical Pathways to Identify Alternative Drug Targets for Different Cancers” at International Conference on Mathematical and Computational Methods in Life Science at IISER-Pune, India, April 11-12, 2014.

  • “Understanding Biological Systems from Gene to Population” at the Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, WA, USA, on December19, 2013.

  • “Understanding Biochemical Pathways” at the Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics in Biology at IISc, Bangalore, India, July 08-13, 2013.

  • “Mathematical Modelling of Malaria Transmission” at the National Conference on Nonlinear Systems and Dynamics at IISER-Pune, India, July 12-15, 2012.

  • “Data-driven modelling of Malaria - A tale of two cities” at the International Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology at Pune, India, January 23-27, 2012.

  • “Study of small and large biochemical reaction pathways - a system biology approach” at CSIR-NCL, Pune, India, November 15, 2011.

  • “Modelling and Predictions of Malaria Incidence: Data-based Analysis” at the International Conference on "Mathematical Biology" held at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, July 4-7, 2011.

  • “Modelling Infectious Diseases: A study based on Malaria Incidence Data” at C-MMACS, Bangalore, on July 6, 2011.

  • “Design of simple biochemical pathways – dynamics and regulation” at the International Conference on Frontiers in Applied Mathematics and its Computational Aspects (ICFAM-CA: 2011) held at Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, March 15-17, 2011.

  • “Design of regulation and dynamics in simple biochemical pathways” at the 19th IEEE International Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics of Electronic Systems (NDES 2011) held at Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata and Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, March 9-11, 2011.

  • “Computational Approaches to study Signaling Pathways in Immune & Cancer Cells” at the Discussion meeting on "Computational Biology in India - status and prospects" held at Orange County Resort (OCR), Coorg, Karnataka, February 27 to March 2, 2011.

  • “Effect of Time Delay and Dynamics in Negatively Auto-regulated Gene Circuits” at the National Conference on Theoretical Biology and Biomathematics, held at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, on December 15, 2010.

  • Lecture Series on “1. Statistical Overview; 2. Statistical Overview-Hands-On; and 3. Time Series Analysis & Data –based models in Ecology” at the Workshop and Symposium on Mathematical Ecology, held at IISER-Kolkata, Mohanpur, Nadia, West Bengal during December 7-14, 2010.

  • Lecture Series on  “1-2. Population-based models in epidemiology; 3. Data-based models in epidemiology; 4. Eco-epidemiological models; and Multi-step polynomial regression method to model and forecast malaria incidence” at the 2nd National Workshop and Conference on Modelling Infectious Diseases, held at IMSc., Chennai during September 13-22, 2010.

  • “Statistical Overview for Clinical Research” at the Second National Conference and Workshop of Basic Research Section-Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons (IAPS) on “From Operation Theater to Research Lab – In search of answers from Molecules and Cells” at Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, on August 28, 2010.

  • “Study of signaling pathways using constrained-based modelling techniques” at the Satellite Meeting of ICM 2010 on “Application of Control Theory and Optimization Techniques in Biochemical Pathways” at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre, Hyderabad, from August 16-18, 2010.

  • Invited by The DST Centre for Mathematical Biology and the IISc Math Initiative (IMI) for a One-day planning meeting at IISc, Bangalore on July 13, 2010, on creation of the Mathematical Biology Network Centre.

  • Invited by The DST Centre for Mathematical Biology and the IISc Math Initiative (IMI) for a 2-day planning meeting at IISc, Bangalore during February 25 –26, 2010, on the Mathematical Biology special year programmes and courses.

  • Invited lecture and Hands-on Training on “Statistical Methods” at the DST Workshop on “Quantitative Analysis and Modelling in Animal Sciences” and “CCMB - IISER Pune - NCL National Symposium on Theoretical and Mathematical Biology” held at the Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration (YASHADA, a Govt. of Maharashtra Institute), Pune during October 6-11, 2009.

  • “Effect of migration on Malaria Incidence under environmental variability-a model based approach” in the National Conference on Nonlinear Systems and Dynamics (NCNSD-2009) held at the Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, during March 5-7, 2009.

  • “Modelling Visceral leishmaniasis” at the First Kick-off meeting of European Union Project “KALADRUG-R” under 7th Frame work programme, BHU, Varanasi during February 9-13, 2009.

  • “Mathematical Modelling of T-cell Signalling Network and Cancer” at the International Symposium on “Integrating Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology to Understand Living Systems” (IPCMB2008), Bose Institute, Kolkata during December 4-6, 2008.

  • ‘Basics Statistics in Medical Science’ (Lecture Series, six lectures) at the Kamineni Hospital (DNB Post-Graduate Programme), Hyderabad, India during August 7-25, 2008

  • ‘Modelling of Tumor-Immune Interaction’ at the Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India on May 2, 2008.

  • ‘Modelling Tumor-Immune Interaction: study based on Intra and Inter Cellular Networks’ at the International Biomedical Modeling School and Workshop at NCBS, Bangalore, India during February 27 – March 3, 2008.

  • ‘Signalling Networks of T-Cell – a study based on Logical Steady State Analysis’ at the International Workshop on Physics in Biology: A Synergy (IWPBS-2007) at School of Physics, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India during December 12-14, 2007.

  • ‘Basics Statistics and Data Analysis with Applications towards Medical Science’ (Lecture Series) at the Kamineni Hospital (DNB Post-Graduate Programme), Hyderabad, India during September 18-25, 2007.

  • ‘The occurrence of malignant malaria’ at the Department of Statistics, Chennai University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India on August 30, 2007.

  • ‘Effects of environmental fluctuations and migration on the occurrence of malignant malaria – a model based study’ at the School of Biotechnology, Chemical & Biomedical Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India on August 29, 2007.

  • ‘How to look at clinical data?’ in the First National Workshop of Research section-Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons on “Research Methodology – Bedside to Bench” at CCMB, Hyderabad, India on July 20, 2007.

  • ‘Deterministic and Stochastic Modelling of Tumor-Immune Interaction’ in the Annual Meeting on Systems Biology, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India during March 12-13, 2006.

  • ‘A time delay model for control of malignant tumor growth’ in the National Conference on Nonlinear Systems and Dynamics, Ramanujam Institute for Advanced Studies in Mathematics, University of Madras, Chennai, India during February 6-8, 2006.

  • ‘Models of Algal Growth, Blooming and Spread’ in the Research Seminar of Institute of Environmental System Research, University of Osnabrueck, Germany on February 2, 2005.

  • ‘Mathematical Modelling of Harmful Algal Blooms’ in The International Environmental Modelling and Software Society Conference on “Complexity and Integrated Resources Management” at the University of Osnabrueck, Osnabrueck, Germany during June14-17, 2004.

  • ‘Study of marine plankton ecology and harmful algal blooms - a key cutting edge science’ in the occasion of National Science Day at the Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata, India on February 28, 2003.

  • ‘A Bioeconomic fishery model with stochastic fluctuation’ in the International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics at the Department of Mathematics, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Syhlet, Bangladesh during January 6-9, 2003.