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INCF India Node Working Group

  • Upinder Bhalla, NCBS
  • Surbhit Wagle, NCBS
  • Subhasis Ray, NCBS

Bhalla lab develops and maintains the simulator MOOSE, the Multiscale Object-Oriented Simulation Environment. It is designed to simulate neural systems ranging from biochemical signaling to complex models of single neurons, circuits, and large networks. A typical use case is to model neural activity-driven synaptic plasticity, in which network activity to synapses triggers biochemical reaction-diffusion events, which in turn modulate ion channels to give rise to synaptic plasticity. Learn more at:

How we work

This Working Group is sponsored by the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) program, a global program focused on bringing more student developers into open source software development by pairing them to work with an open source organization on a programming project during their break from school. Membership to this working group is not limited to participants in the GSoC program. All interested parties are encouraged to participate.


Vivek Vidyasagaran, GSoC student, 2014
Micky Droch, GSoC student, GSOC 2017
ou Chen, GSoC student, 2019


Improve and extend the simulation tools developed by the Bhalla lab, including the simulator MOOSE and FindSim (Framework for Integrating Neuronal Data and Signaling Models).