Name: Dr. Vimlesh Kumar
Designation: Assistant Professor
- Assistant Professor (January 2010-), Biology, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal, India.
- Post-doc. November 2005- January 2010, Institute of Neuroscience, University of Dublin Trinity College, Ireland (www.tcd.ie).
- Ph.D. in Biology, 2006 from Department of Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai (www.tifr.res.in).
- M.Sc. in Life Science, 2000, School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi (http://www.jnu.ac.in).
Maria Giovanna Rosetto, Erica Zanarella, Genny Orso, Michele Scorzeto, Aram Megighian, Vimlesh Kumar, Antonio VD Eschueta and Andrea Daga (2011). Defhc.1, a homologue of the juvenile myclonic gene EFHC1, modulates architecture and basal activity of the neuromuscular junction in Drosophila (Human Molecular Genetics, 20(21): 4248-4257).
Vimlesh Kumar*, Robert Fricke, Debjani Bhar, Suneel Reddi-Alla, KS Krishnan, Sven Bogdan and Mani Ramaswami* (2009). Syndapin Promotes Formation of a Postsynaptic Membrane System in Drosophila (Molecular Biology of the Cell, April 15, 20 pp 2254-2264). * Corresponding authors
Susy Kim, Vimlesh Kumar, Willie Lin, Shanker Karunanithi and Mani Ramaswami (2009). Reserve pool mobilization, not increased active zone number, underlies long-term facilitation at the Drosophila neuromuscular junction (Proc Natl Acad Sci, USA106 (10), pp 4000-4005).
Vimlesh Kumar*, Suneel Reddi Alla, K.S, Krishnan and Mani Ramaswami* (2009). Syndapin is dispensable for synaptic vesicle endocytosis at the Drosophila larval neuromuscular junction (Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience40 (2), pp 233-240). * Corresponding authors
Vimlesh Kumar and Mani Ramaswami (2006). Kissing and Pinching: Synaptotagmin and Calcium do more between bilayers (Neuron, April 6, 2006, 50 pp 3-5).
Richa Rikhy*, Vimlesh Kumar*, Rohit Mittal and K.S. Krishnan (2002). Endophilin is critically required for synapse function and formation in Drosophila melanogaster (Journal of Neuroscience, 2002, 22 (17) 7478-7484). * Joint first authorship