Aditi Maduskar, PhD

Postdoctoral research associate

Chen Lab

Research interests

Context-dependent interactions between neuromodulators and their role in driving changes in behavioural neural circuits


Kaniganti T*, Deogade A*, Maduskar A, Mukherjee A, Guru A, Subhedar N, Ghose A. Sensitivity of olfactory sensory neurons to food cues is tuned to nutritional states by Neuropeptide Y signaling. J Neurochem. 2021; 159(6):1028-1044. doi: 10.1111/jnc.15488. Epub 2021 Aug 17.

Bodas D*, Maduskar A*, Kaniganti T, Wakhloo D, Subhedar N, Ghose A. Convergent energy state-dependent antagonistic signalling by CART and NPY modulates the plasticity of forebrain neurons to regulate feeding in zebrafish. bioRxiv. 2021;

(* Co-first authors)


2012 BSc, Microbiology, University of Mumbai, India

2021 MSc-PhD, IISER Pune, India


2013, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Graduate Fellowship

Personal interests

Most weekends you’ll find me glass painting as a way to unwind.