Sadhana Panzade

Sadhana Panzade



Integrated Bachelor and Master of Science

2010 - 2015
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune

All India Senior Secondary School Examination

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Amravati,Maharashtra

All India Secondary School Examination

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Amravati,Maharashtra


INSPIRE scholarship (

Indian Academy of Science Fellowship (2012)

Work Experience

Work History


2014 - 2015
National University of Singapore &                                                                   Bioinformatics Institute A*STAR Singapore

Master's Thesis

Exploring conformational space of Flaviviridae family fusion peptides within molecular dynamics simulations framework - force field and methodology assessment


Paul Matsidaira

Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore

Chandra Verma

Bioinformatics Institute A*STAR Singapore

Research Internships

  • May 2013 – April 2014

Advisor: Dr. Suhita Nadkarni 

Computational Neurobiology Laboratory, IISER Pune

Biophysical modelling of thalamic and cortical neurons that produce alpha oscillations using kinetic receptor models

  • December 2012 - April 2013

Advisor: Dr. Suhita Nadkarni

Computational Neurobiology Laboratory, IISER Pune

Mechanisms for generating physiological neuronal firing patterns using simplified neuron models

  • May - August 2012

Advisor: Dr. Aditya Murthy

Primate Research Laboratory, Centre for Neuroscience,Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Histology & Neuroanatomy  (Maccaca mullata)
Reaction time experiments for rapid eye movements in humans.Visually guided motor movements and memory guided motor movements in human subjects using computer based tasks

  • August-November 2012

Advisor: Dr.Aurnab Ghose

Neuronal Connectivity Laboratory, IISER Pune

Cytoskeletal dynamics regulation by formin 2 proteins in chicken (Gallus gallus) nervous system

  • May - August 2011

Advisor: Dr. Aurnab Ghose                                                                                                                    

Neuronal Connectivity Laboratory, IISER Pune                                                                                          

Role of formin proteins in growth cone movement machinery during early developing nervous system

Academic Coursework

  • Biology: Animal Physiology, Animal Behavior, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Biophysics, Biochemistry,     Cell Biology, Computational Biology, Developmental Biology,Epigenetics, Genetics, Neurobiology,           Plant Biology, Mathematical Biology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology,  Structural Biology

  • Physics: Classical Mechanics, Electrodynamics, Quantum Mechanic, Statistical Mechanics, Physics at Nanoscale

  • Mathematics:  Mathematical Methods for Modelling, Single variable Calculus, Multi-variable Calculus, Probability and Statistics,Linear Algebra

  • Chemistry: Physical chemistry, Organic chemistry, Inorganic chemistry, Spectroscopy

  • Programming Skills: Python, FORTRAN, MATLAB, R


SAND (2013)

Society for Autonomous Neurodynamics, IISER Pune

INNI (2013)

Indian National Node for Neuroinformatics, IISER Pune