Tata Institute of Fundamental Research



The Department is located in the picturesque Colaba campus of TIFR on the shores of the Arabian Sea in South Mumbai, India. Established as a pioneer Molecular Biology Unit in early 1960, the department has expanded to encompass various branches of modern biology. We have 14 faculty members and a vibrant student strength of over 70 consisting of postdoctoral fellows, PhD, Integrated PhD and Masters degree students.


Latest News

  • DBS faculty Shamik DasGupta receives the prestigious Human Frontiers Science Program Career Development Award. Congratulations, Shamik !!
  • Dr. Shamik Dasgupta Joins DBS as our newest Faculty member. Welcome to DBS, Shamik !!
  • Prof. Vidita Vaidya is awarded prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award for Medical Sciences.