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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 & Cognitive Sciences, University of Allahabad, India (2016 June – 2017 June)

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

  • Research Associate Charite Hospital Berlin, and MPI Leipzig Neurology Department Brain-modes group (2013-2014) Petra Ritter Lab

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate TU Berlin Neuroinformatics (2011-2013) Klaus Obermayer Lab

  • Postdoctoral Research scientist MIT Picower center for learning and memory, McGovern Center for Brain and cognitive science Mriganka Sur Lab (2011-13)


  • Ph.D. CNRS France and Centre for Complex Systems and Brain Science FAU USA Computational and systems Neuroscience 2011 Supervisor: Prof. Viktor Jirsa

  • M.S. Dept of Physics (Nonlinear Dynamics), University of Texas USA 2007

Past and ongoing collaborations
  • Petra Ritter Charité Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry Department of Neurology and Bernstein Centre for Computational Neuroscience 
  •  Gustavo Deco University of Pompeu Fabra Barcelona Spain 

  • Mriganka Sur Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences Mriganka Sur Laboratory, MIT

  • Viktor Jirsa Directeur adjoint, Institut de Neurosciences des Systèmes UMR INSERM 1106

  • Klaus Obermayer Technical University Berlin and Bernstein center for computational neuroscience

  • Christophe Bernard Director of Research Physionet, Institut de Neurosciences des Systèmes UMR INSERM 1106

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 Journal 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, Dipanjan Roy, 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.
6. Afferent specificity, feature specific connectivity influence orientation selectivity: A computational study in mouse primary visual cortex. Dipanjan Roy, Yenni Tjandra, Konstantin Mergenthaler, JeremyPetravicz, Caroline A. Runyan, Nathan R. Wilson, Mriganka Sur http://adsabs.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/bib_query?arXiv:1301.0996 2013 Feb ArXiv preprint
7. Influence of network timescale on network dynamics with fast synapses and parameter dispersion for a mean field model composed of bursting units.  Dipanjan Roy, Viktor K Jirsa.  Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience 2013 March Front. Comput. Neurosci. 7:20. doi: 10.3389/fncom.2013.000208. Brain state dependent post-inhibitory rebound in entorhinal cortex interneurons. Mohit H. 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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