Office Bearers

2024-26 President

Raj Ladher

President, InSDB
Raj is a faculty member at NCBS. His lab’s focus is to unravel the fundamental mechanisms controlling the development of the auditory system, with a particular emphasis on the formation of the inner ear and the sensory hair cells responsible for hearing.

2024-26 Past-President

Maneesha Inamdar

Pat-President, InSDB
Professor Maneesha Inamdar, an accomplished cell and developmental biologist, brings extensive expertise in studying cardiovascular development through comparative analysis. At the JNCASR, she spearheaded the introduction of teaching and cutting-edge research in the field of stem cells and developmental biology. Presently, Professor Inamdar holds the position of Director at InSTEM, where she continues to contribute to advancing scientific knowledge and innovation.

Ramkumar Sambasivan

Secretary, InSDB
Ramkumar is a Developmental biologist, Associate Professor at Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati. His research aims to address the patterning of mesoderm in gastrulating mammalian embryos.

Sonia Sen

Treasurer, InSDB
Sonia is a faculty at the Tata Institute for Genetics and Society. Her lab studies neural development and behaviour, focussing on transcription factor networks governing stem cell identities in Drosophila.

2024-25 Board Members

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