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Srinivas (Ravi) Iyengar, PhD

    • Positions
    • PROFESSOR | Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics
    • DIRECTOR, MOUNT SINAI INSTITUTE FOR SYSTEMS BIOMEDICINE
    • DIRECTOR SYSTEMS BIOLOGY CENTER NEW YORK
    • Language
    • English

Biography

Dr. Iyengar is a Dorothy H. and Lewis Rosenstiel Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics and the Director and Principal Investigator of the NIGMS funded Systems Biology Center New York.

Trained as a biochemist, Dr. Iyengar's research focuses on cell signaling networks with emphasis on heterotrimeric G protein pathways. His laboratory uses a combination of experimental and computational approaches to understand the regulatory and information processing capabilities of cellular signaling networks.

Research Interests:

Systems pharmacology and systems biology
Computational cell biology
Cellular signaling networks
Spatial modeling of cell signaling
G-protein mediated intracellular signaling in neurons
Spatiotemporal organization of cellular networks

Websites:

Iyengar Laboratory
Systems Biology Center New York (SBCNY)

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Research Topics

Addiction, Axonal Growth and Degeneration, Bioinformatics, Cell Adhesion, Cell Biology, Cell Motility, Cell Transformation, Computational Biology, Computer Simulation, Cytoskeleton, Dendritic Cells, Drug Design and Discovery, Hippocampus, Mathematical Modeling of Biomedical Systems, Mathematical and Computational Biology, Membranes, Memory, Nanotechnology, Phosphorylation, Protein Kinases, Protein Phosphatases, Proteomics, Receptors, Signal Transduction, Synaptic Plasticity, Systems Biology, Theoretical Biology, Transcription Factors, cAMP

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Biophysics and Systems Pharmacology [BSP], Neuroscience [NEU]

Education

BS, Bombay University

MSc, Bombay University

MS, University of Houston

PhD, University of Houston

Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine

Language

English