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Biology is the search for the Chemistry that Works. --- Prof. R. J. P. Williams

Research

In general, I am interested in Systems Biology, Bifurcation Analysis and Stochastic Processes. Specifically, I am involved in mathematical modeling (deterministic/stochastic) of signal transduction and transcriptional gene regulatory networks. Currently, I am trying to understand how photosynthetic bacteria sense light and oxygen signals. Further, how they integrate both signals and respond adequatly to changes in light and oxygen levels.

Chronicle

Since Jan 2013 PostDoc Department of Biochemistry/Oxford Cnetre for Integrative Systems Biology,University of Oxford, in group of   Prof. Judy Armitage  
Sep-Dec 2012 PostDoc Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany in group of   Prof. Kai Sundmacher
2012 PhD Max Planck Institute, Magdeburg / International Max Planck Research School, Magdeburg, Germany. Supervisor:   Prof. Marcus Hauser   Mentor:   Dr. Ronny Straube . Group:  Prof. Ernst Dieter Gilles   and   Dr. Steffen Klamt.
2008 M Tech Computational and Systems Biology from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.

Doctoral Thesis

Modeling the AppA/PpsR Signal Transduction System of Rhodobacter sphaeroides.

Memberships

1. EMBO FellowsNet

2. Marie Curie Fellows Association "Researchers without frontiers"


Fellowships/Awards

1. EMBO Long Term PostDoctoral Fellowship 2012

2. Max Planck Society Fellowship during PhD

3. From Department of Biotechnology, Government of India during M. Tech.



Pulications

3. An extended model for the repression of photosynthesis genes by the AppA/PpsR system in Rhodobacter sphaeroides
R. Pandey , D. Flockerzi, M. J. B Hauser and R. Straube (2012), FEBS J. 279, 3449-3461. [PDF]

2.Modeling the Light- and Redox-Dependent Interaction of PpsR/AppA in Rhodobacter sphaeroides
R. Pandey, D. Flockerzi, M. J. B Hauser and R. Straube (2011), Biophys. J. 100(10), 2347-2355. [PDF]

1. Synchronization of coupled repressilators via quorum sensing .
V. Singh, A . Mer, R . Pandey , A . Nandi, and R . Ramaswamy; International Workshop on Physics In Biology: A Synergy; Eds. P Lakshmi and V. Srivastava (Allied Publishers, Hyderabad, 2009) pp 117-125

Posters


5. Modeling the Light-Dependent Repression of Photosynthesis Genes by the AppA/PpsR System in Rhodobacter sphaeroides.
R. Pandey, D. Flockerzi, Markus J. B. Hauser and R. Straube; 76th Annual Meeting of the DPG and DPG Spring Meeting, 25 - 30 of March 2012 Berlin, Germany.

4. Modeling the Light and Redox Dependent Interaction of PpsR/AppA in Rhodobacter sphaeroides.
R. Pandey, D. Flockerzi, Markus J. B. Hauser and R. Straube; 12th International Conference on Systems Biology, Mannheim/Heidelberg, 28 August -1 September 2011.

3. A Switch Like Response of Photosynthetic Bacteria to Changing Redox and Light Conditions.
R . Pandey, D . Flockerzi, Markus J . B . Hauser and R . Straube;75th Annual Meeting of the DPG and DPG Spring Meeting, March 13- March 18, 2011 Dresden, Germany .

2. Ultra-sensitivity in a Gene Regulatory Network of Purple Non-Sulfur Bacteria.
R. Pandey and R. Straube; German Symposium on Systems Biology 2009, May 12- May 15, 2009 Heidelberg, Germany.

1. Synchronization of coupled repressilators via quorum sensing.
V. Singh, A. S. Mer, R. Pandey, A. Nandi & R. Ramaswamy; Symposium "Integrating physics, chemistry, mathematics and biology to understand living systems (IPCMB) 2008 at Bose Institute, Kolkata, India.



Contact Details

Dr. Rakesh Pandey
Oxford Centre of Integrative Systems Biology
New Department of Biochemistry
South Parks Road, Oxford OX13QU, GB
Ph No:+441865 613 315
Email Id: rakesh.pandey@bioch.ox.ac.uk, drakeshpandey@gmail.com

Links

1. Books on Systems Biology 2. The Feyman Lectures on Physics