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

  • Prof. Ullas Kolthur is awarded DST Swarnajayanti Fellowship.
  • The interviews for M.Sc., Int. Ph.D., and Ph.D. programmes are over. The candidates who were selected for each of these programmes have been informed by phone and by email.
  • Prof. Narasimha's group publishes in Development Cell !