InDRC 2021

Indian Drosophila Research meeting

13 - 17 December, 2021

Updated Tentative Program Schedule


The Indian Drosophila research meeting (InDRC 2021) is being organized by Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (IISER K) from 13 - 17 December, 2021 under the auspices of the Indian Society for Drosophila Researchers. The organizers of the InDRC 2021 take the pleasure of inviting you to this symposium. The primary goal of the InDRC 2021 meeting is to bring together fly researchers on a single platform to share their findings, ideas and explore avenues for potential collaborations. This will be an online meeting with scientific sessions covering broad areas spanning ‘Cell & Developmental Biology’, ‘Neurobiology’, understanding ‘Signalling in Development, Diseases and Stem cells’ and exploring avenues in ‘Ecology & Evolution’. Each Scientific session will be coupled with a plenary talk and a poster session where research scholars present their work as a part of audio embedded slides. New knowledge gained by the attendees will not only propel them to frame new research questions but will also give new experimental directions to their work.


Plenary Talk Preview

Plenary talk preview of K. VijayRaghavan

Plenary talk preview of Mauro Santos

Plenary talk preview of Hugo J. Bellen

Plenary talk preview of Gary R. Hime Plenary



Mohit Prasad
IISER Kolkata



Krishanu Ray
TIFR Mumbai

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata,

Co-organised by

Indian Society for Drosophila Researchers 

IISER Kolkata

Scientific Sessions

    ⚫ Cell & Developmental Biology (13 December, 2021)
    ⚫ Signalling in Development & Diseases (14 December, 2021)
    ⚫ Ecology & Evolution (15 December, 2021)
    ⚫ Neurobiology (16 December, 2021)
    ⚫ Signalling in Stem cells (17 December, 2021)


K. VijayRaghavan

NCBS, Bangalore

Hugo J. Bellen

Baylor College of Medicine, Texas

Pradip Sinha

IIT Kanpur

Gary R. Hime

University of Melbourne

Mauro Santos

Autonomous University of Barcelona

Gaiti Hasan

NCBS, Bangalore


Jagat K. Roy

BHU, Varanasi

Maneesha S Inamdar

JNCASR, Bangalore


Swadhin Jana

NCBS, Bangalore

Varun Chaudhary

IISER Bhopal

Rohit Joshi

CDFD, Hyderabad

Ratnaparkhi Girish


Shampa M. Ghosh

KIIT, Bhubaneswar

Sheeba Vasu

JNCASR, Bangalore

Krishna Melnattur

Ashoka University, Sonipat

Baskar Bakthavachalu

IIT Mandi

Tina Mukherjee

InSTEM, Bangalore

Sonal Nagarkar Jaiswal

CCMB, Hyderabad

Upendra Nongthomba

IISc, Bangalore

Namita Agrawal

University of Delhi

Subhash Rajpurohit

Ahmedabad University

Registration & Abstract Submission


Applications open: 30 September, 2021 | Application deadline: 22 November, 2021,

Abstract Submission

Submission Start: 30 September, 2021 | Submission deadline: 22 November, 2021,
Format of Poster session: Online mode

Abstract Submission

Social media Committee

    ⚫ Dr. Pinky Kain Sharma (RCB, Faridabad)
    ⚫ Dr. Meghana Tare (Dept. of Biological Sciences BIT Pilani, Pilani)
    ⚫ Nidhi Krishna Shrivastava (Department of Zoology, University of Delhi)
    ⚫ Aarsh Dabhi (Kasturba Medical College, Manipal)
    ⚫ Shireen Sultana (IISER Kolkata)

IT Support

    Special thanks to:

    ⚫ Shahid Ali Farooqui and IT team from IISER-Kolkata
    ⚫ Gaurav Goyal, Naveen Kumar and IT team of RCB-Faridabad