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Professional experience

Associate Professor and DBT Ramalingaswami fellow, National Brain Research Centre, Manesar, India (2017 July-Present)

Assistant Professor and DBT Ramalingaswami fellow Centre of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences, University of Allahabad, India (2016 June-2017 June)

Assistant Professor IIIT Hyderabad, India (2015 January-2016 May)

Research Associate Charite Hospital Berlin, BCCN and MPI Leipzig Neurology Department Brain Modes Group (2013 July -2014 Dec)

Postdoctoral Research Associate TU Berlin Neuroinformatics (2011-2013) Klaus Obermayer Postdoctoral Research Scientist MIT Picower Center for learning and memory, McGovern Centre for Brain and Cognitive Science Mriganka Sur Lab (2011-2013)


Educational Background

Ph.D. CNRS Institute of Systems Neuroscience France Theoretical Neuroscience group Viktor Jirsa 

MS Department of Physics University of Texas (USA)

Past and ongoing collaborations 

  • Petra Ritter Charite Berlin and Berlin School of Mind and Brain, BCCN Berlin 

  •  Gustavo Deco University of Pompeu Fabra (UPF) Barcelona Spain

  • Mriganka Sur Simons Center and Brain, Cognitive science MIT USA

  • Viktor Jirsa Directeur Adjoint, UMR INSERM 1106 France 

  • Christoph Bernard Director of Research Physionet, UMR INSERM 1106 France 

  • Anirban Basu Cell and Molecular Neurobiology, Infectious diseases NBRC 

  • Arpan Banerjee Brain imaging, Computational and Cognitive Neuroscience, NBRC  


Selected Publications 

1.  Does the regulation of local excitation-inhibition balance aid in the recovery of functional connectivity? A computational account  Anirudh Vattikonda, Bapi Raju, Arpan Banerjee, Gustavo Deco, Dipanjan Roy Neuroimage. 2016 Aug 1;136:57-67. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.05.002. Epub 2016 May 10

2.  Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) – electroencephalography (EEG) based brain-state dependent electrotherapy (BSDE) to facilitate post-stroke neurorehabilitation: inhibition–excitation balance hypothesis Snigdha Dagar, Bapi Raju, Subhajit Raychoudhury, Anirban Dutta, Dipanjan Roy Front. Neurol. 7:123. doi:10.3389/fneur.2016.00123

3. Using the Virtual Brain to reveal the role of oscillations and plasticity in shaping Brain’s dynamical landscape Dipanjan Roy, Rodrigo Sigala, Michael Breakspear, Anthony Randal McIntosh, Viktor K. Jirsa, Gustavo Deco, Petra Ritter Brain Connectivity 01 Oct 2014 dx.doi.org/10.1089/brain.2014.0252. 

4. The role of Alpha-rhythm states in perceptual learning insights from experiments and Computational models. Rodrigo Sigala, Sebastian Haufe, Hubert R. Dinse, Petra Ritter Front. Comput. Neurosci., 04 April 2014 DOI:10.3389/fncom.2014.00036

5. Changes in V1 orientation tuning when blocking astrocytic glutamate transporters: models for extra-and-intra synaptic mechanisms. Konstantin Mergenthaler, Dipanjan Roy, Jeremy Petravicz, Mriganka Sur and Klaus Obermayer BMC Neuroscience 2013, 14(suppl 1): P298 DOI:10.1186/1471-2202-14-S1-P298

Brain state-dependent post-inhibitory rebound in entorhinal cortex interneurons. Mohit Adhikari, Dipanjan Roy, Pascale P. Quelchini, Viktor K.Jirsa, Christophe Bernard Journal of Neuroscience 2012, May 9; 32(19):6501-10



Research in the lab is generously supported by the following federal agencies :

Ramalingaswami Fellowship

Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award

Cognitive Science Research Initiative Fellowship

National Post-doctoral fellowship

Science and Engineering Board (SERB)



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