C.K.Mitra, Ph.D. (TIFR) ‑ Molecular biophysics, Electrochemistry of immobilized enzymes (biosensors), Studies on protein sequences (bioinformatics) and Nanobiotechnology. (Retired)
K.V.A.Ramaiah, Ph.D. (JNU). FNASc., FAS-AP ‑ Gene expression, protein synthesis regulation in eukaryotes, protein phosphorylation, protein and cellular homeostasis (Deputy coordinator UGC-SAP-DRS-1)
N.Siva Kumar, Ph.D. (Mysore) FAS-AP - Glycobiology, Protein biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, Struc¬ture function relationships of plant, animal lectins and glycosidases.
Mrinal Kanti Bhattacharyya, Ph.D. (TIFR) – Biochemical, cellular and molecular basis of parasitism of human malarial parasite: Genome stability and organization; genetic and epigenetic control of virulence gene expression; telomere dynamics in gene silencing. (Head of the Department) (Coordinator UGC-SAP-DRS-1)
Naresh Babu V Sepuri, Ph.D. (UoH) – Mitochondrial Biogenesis and Disease, Protein and tRNA import into mitochondria, Mitochondrial mediated oxidative stress.
Krishnaveni Mishra, Ph.D. (JNU) – Epigenetic gene regulation and functional organization of the nucleus.
Sharmistha Banerjee, Ph.D. (UoH) – Molecular pathogenesis and immunology of HIV, Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb) and M.tb-HIV co-infection.
Bramanandam Manavathi, Ph.D. (SKU) – Molecular and Cell Biology, Signal transduction and Oncology.
Gutti Ravikumar, Ph.D. - (Indian Agri. Res. Instt.,) - Stem Cell Biology,Developmental Biology, Signal transduction, Epigenetics, Gene Regulation, Apoptosis, Molecular and translational medicine.
Seema Mishra, Ph.D (Molecular Biology) from National Institute of Immunology affiliated to JNU, New Delhi. Specializations: Computational Biology and Systems Biology of diseases
Mohd. Akif, Ph.D. (Manipal University) - Structural Biology, X-ray Crystallography Structural and functional characterization of biologically important proteins
P. Anil Kumar, Ph.D. (Osmania University) - Structural and functional analysis of podocyte proteome, transcription factors (ZEB2, WT1) expression and mechanism in health and disease (diabetes and obesity)
Santosh Kumar Padhi, Ph.D. (IIT Madras), - Biocatalysis, Protein engineering, Enzymes for organic/asymmetric synthesis, Engineering enzymes for synthesis of pharmaceutical intermediates, lipid modification and industrial applications