Department of Physics

Indian Institute Of Technology Madras , Chennai
Dr. Manoj Gopalakrishnan
HSB 234.2



IMSc Chennai


Biological Physics


044 - 2257 4894


Soft Condensed Matter & Biological Physics

 Current Research :

 Recent Publications :

Zero-order ultrasensitivity: A study of criticality and fluctuations under the total quasi-steady state approximation in the linear noise regime

PK Jithinraj, U Roy, M Gopalakrishnan

Journal of theoretical biology 344, 1-11(2014)

Year: 2014

Microtubule catastrophe from protofilament dynamics

V Jemseena, M Gopalakrishnan

Physical Review E 88 (3), 032717 (2013)

Year: 2013

Memory, bias, and correlations in bidirectional transport of molecular-motor-driven cargoes

D Bhat, M Gopalakrishnan

Physical Review E 88 (4), 042702(2013)

Year: 2013

Effectiveness of a dynein team in a tug of war helped by reduced load sensitivity of detachment: evidence from the study of bidirectional endosome transport in D. discoideum

D Bhat, M Gopalakrishnan

Physical Biology 9 (4), 046003 (2013)

Year: 2013

A first-passage-time theory for search and capture of chromosomes by microtubules in mitosis

M Gopalakrishnan, BS Govindan

Bulletin of mathematical biology 73 (10), 2483-2506 (2011)

Year: 2011

Theoretical results for chemotactic response and drift of< i> E. coli in a weak attractant gradient

M Reneaux, M Gopalakrishnan

Journal of theoretical biology 266 (1), 99-106 (2010)

Year: 2010

Length control of microtubules by depolymerizing motor proteins

BS Govindan, M Gopalakrishnan, D Chowdhury

EPL (Europhysics Letters) 83 (4), 40006 (2008)

Year: 2008

Self-consistent theory of reversible ligand binding to a spherical cell

S Ghosh, M Gopalakrishnan, K Forsten-Williams

Physical biology 4 (4), 344(2007)

Year: 2007