Ramray Bhat

Associate Professor

Phone : +91-80-2293-2764 (O)
E-mail: ramray@iisc.ac.in
Website: https://morphogenesisiisc.wixsite.com/home

Research Interests: Cancer, morphogenesis, pattern formation

Educational History

Komen Postdoctoral Fellow (2010-2015), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
PhD (2005-2010): New York Medical College, Valhalla (cell biology and anatomy)
Bachelors (1999-2005): MBBS, Medical College, University of Calcutta

Courses offered

RD210: Fundamentals of Physiology and Medicine
UB302: Developmental Biology

Awards / Honours / Affiliations

  • Member, EMBO Global Investigator Network (2022-2026)
  • Member of the editorial boards of Journal of Biosciences, Biological Theory, Dialogue, Computational and Systems Oncology, Molecular Biology Reports
  • Member, Indian National Young Academy of Sciences (2018-2023)
  • Prof. Priti Shankar Award for excellence in teaching science, IISc, 2021
  • Wellcome Trust DBT India Alliance Research Fellowship (2018-2023)


  • Glimm T, Ka┼║mierczak B, Newman SA, Bhat R. A two-galectin network establishes mesenchymal condensation phenotype in limb development. Math Biosci. 2023 Aug 5;365:109054.
  • Arora G, Banerjee M, Langthasa J, Bhat R, Chatterjee, S. Targeting metabolic fluxes reverts metastatic transitions in ovarian cancer. iScience. 2023 Volume 26, 11,108081.
  • Langthasa J, Mishra S, U Monica, Kalal R, Bhat R Mutations in a set of ancient matrisomal glycoprotein genes across neoplasia predispose to disruption of morphogenetic transduction. Comp Sys Oncol. 2022.
  • Pally D, Banerjee M, Hussain S, Kumar RV, Petersson A, Rosendal E, Gunnarsson L, Peterson K, Leffler H, Nilsson UJ, Bhat R. Galectin-9 Signaling Drives Breast Cancer Invasion through Extracellular Matrix. ACS Chem Biol. 2022 Jun 17;17(6):1376-1386