Some Invited Talks:


  1. April 2013: Open Source Drug Discovery: An Alternative Innovation Model for Affordable Healthcare, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA.
  2. Sept 2012: MitoLSDB: The Human Mitochondrial Locus Specific Database, 11th European Conference on Computational Biology, Basel, Switzerland.
  3. March 2012: Cheminformatics and Open Source Drug Discovery: a case study in academic collaboration between the U.S. and India, US-India Network Enabled Research Collaboration Workshop #2, Washington, USA.
  4. March 2012: Open Source Drug Discovery: A Novel Approach to Collaborative Research for Affordable Health and Opportunities for Young Investigators in India. Special NIH-India Seminar, NIH, USA.
  5. May 2011: Customized Galaxy with Applications as Web Services and on the Grid for Open Source Drug Discovery, Galaxy Community Conference, Lunteren, The Netherlands.
  6. May 2011: Open data systems for open drug development, Enabling 21st Century Healthcare by Advanced Informatics, European Human Genetics Conference 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  7. May 2010: A Genotype-Phenotype Correlation Database for human mitochondrial Genome. The Third Human Variome Project Meeting, UNESCO Paris, France.
  8. April 2009: 2009 Open Source Drug Discovery (OSDD), China Education and Research Conference, 22nd – 24th April 2009, Chengdu, China.



  1. Feb 2015: Indo-Japan Symposium on Advances in Biomedicine and Bioinformatics, IITDelhi.
  2. Dec 2014: 4th Annual Conference of the Society for Mitochondrial Research and Medicine (SMRM): Mitochondrial Biology from Molecules to Diseases, Manipal University, Manipal.
  3. Sept 2014: Innovating Drug Discovery for Tuberculosis, UNDP_India, IIT-Delhi, Delhi.
  4. Sept 2014: Innovating Visualization of Multidimensional Data, Workshop on Visualization for Bigdata, CDAC Knowledge Park, Bengaluru.
  5. Sept 2014: OSDD’s experience with GARUDA-NKN. GARUDA NKN Partners Meet, IISc, Bengaluru.
  6. Sept 2014: Presentation and Panel Discussion on Open Source Drug Discovery: Updates, Drug Discovery India 2014, Mumbai.
  7. March 2014: Presentation and Panel Discussion on Open Source Drug Discovery (OSDD): Distributed Co-creation Towards Affordable Healthcare Affordable Healthcare for All, Overcoming the Bottlenecks in Drug Discovery and Development, DSIN/Ranbaxy, Gurgaon.
  8. March 2014: Data Intensive Drug Discovery, National Symposium on Infectious Diseases: Advancements in diagnostics, therapeutics and Vaccines, Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences, University of Delhi, Delhi.
  9. Aug 2013: Web-based Platforms & Analysis Tools for Data-Intensive Discovery, TIFR, Mumbai.
  10. July 2013: OSDD-GARUDA Collaboration: Experience, Outcomes & Future Expectations GARUDA NKN Partners Meet, SAIACS, Bengaluru.
  11. July 2013: OSDD: Distributed Co-creation Towards Affordable Healthcare Affordable Healthcare, Emerging Themes in TB Research Creating a Network, IISc, Bengaluru.
  12. March 2013: BioPhytMol: An Analysis Platform and Manually Curated Database of Anti-tubercular Phytomolecules, UK-India MedChem Congress, Hyderabad.
  13. March 2013: OSDD E-learning, National Conference Redefining Science Teaching: Future of Education, Delhi University, South Campus, Delhi.
  14. Dec2012: OSDD: Community Collaborative Experiments and Resources. Tuberculosis 2012: Moving towards strategies for prevention & intervention, Bose Institute, Kolkata.
  15. Nov 2012: The Human Mitochondrial Locus Specific Database. 2nd Annual Conference of Society for Mitochondrial  Research and Medicine-India Mitochondria in Health and Disease, School of Life Sciences, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar.
  16. Oct-Nov 2012: Open Source Drug Discovery (OSDD) Connecting Minds & Machines. National Knowledge Network “First Annual Workshop” “The e-Infrastructure of India”, IIT-Bombay, Mumbai.
  17. Feb 2012: Open Source Drug Discovery: Community Collaborative Experiments and Resources. OSCAT, IMT, Chandigarh.
  18. Aug 2011: OSDD: An Alternative Innovation Model for Drug Discovery for Neglected Diseases. AstraZeneca, Bengaluru.
  19. April 2011: Open Source Discovery (OSDD) at Exploring Opportunities for Research Collaboration organized by INDO-US NIAID Drug Discovery Forum Joint Conference- DBT DHR ICMR and NIAID/NIH, New Delhi.
  20. Nov 2010: OSDD, Joint Indo-Russian Workshop, IMT, Chandigarh.
  21. Sept 2010: Open Source Drug Discovery, CDAC, Bengaluru.
  22. April 2010: Overview of Connect to Decode 2010 Interactome/Pathway Annotation Project during the On-site Phase of Connect to Decode 2010, April 9th – 11th New Delhi.
  23. March 2010: Indian Institute of Public Administration, workshop on intellectual property for participants of Advanced Professional Programme in Public Administration (APPPA), Delhi.
  24. March 2010: National Conference on Contemporary Developments at Biotech -Bioinformatics Interface, Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission (GSBTM), DST, Gog, Bit Virtual Patan Node, Hem. North Gujarat University, Patan.
  25. Feb 2010: The Indian Virtual Conference on Bioinformatics 2010 (Inbix ’10) organized by, Bioinformatics Organization and Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Network (APBioNet), regional affiliate of International Society for Computational Biology.
  26. Jan 2010: Computational approaches to decipher Mtb biology. India-USA (SF-Bay Area TB Summit) Jan 11th – 13th, 2010, New Delhi.
  27. March 2009: TBrowse: an Integrative Genomics Map of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Open Source for Computer Aided Drug Discovery (OSCADD), IMT, Chandigarh.
  28. Feb 2009: Short term Training Course on Intellectual Property Management organized by National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR), Delhi, India.
  29. Feb 2009: National Seminar on Open Source Drug Discovery organized by Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, Delhi.
  30. Oct 2008: The First Open Access Day organized by The Centre for Culture, Media & Governance Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi and the Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore.
  31. Dec 2006: Identifying Potent Markers For Association Studies. European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Workshop, ‘Human Evolution & Disease’, CSIR-CCMB, Hyderabad.

Other presentations at various universities, colleges and other institutes for community building and training programs are not listed.

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