is a creative input-output machine.


Here, I'm writing part of the C++ code underling xolotl
You should look at my github page for other projects I'm working on.

All code here is free software. You can install any of these packages directly from your MATLAB prompt using my package manager:

install sg-s/xolotl


Regulation of Eag by calcium/calmodulin controls presynaptic excitability in Drosophila

Peter Bronk, Elena Kuklin, Srinivas Gorur-Shandilya, Chang Liu, Timothy Wiggin, Martha Reed, Eve Marder and Leslie Griffith

Journal of Neurophysiology (accepted)

Gain control in Drosophila olfactory receptor neurons

Srinivas Gorur-Shandilya

Ph.D. thesis

Olfactory receptor neurons use gain control and complementary kinetics to encode intermittent odorant stimuli

Srinivas Gorur-Shandilya (1), Mahmut Demir (1), Junjiajia Long, Damon A Clark (2) and Thierry Emonet (2)

(1) = equal contribution (2) = equal contribution

eLife 2017

Presynaptic GABA receptors mediate temporal contrast enhancement in Drosophila olfactory sensory neurons and modulate odor-driven behavioral kinetics

Davide Raccuglia, Li Yan McCurdy, Mahmut Demir, Srinivas Gorur-Shandilya, Michael Kunst, Thierry Emonet, and Michael Nitabach

eNeuro 2016

The Drosophila IR20a Clade of Ionotropic Receptors Are Candidate Taste and Pheromone Receptors

Tong-Wey Koh, Zhe He, Srinivas Gorur-Shandilya, Karen Menuz, Nikki K. Larter, Shannon Stewart and John R. Carlson

Neuron 2013

Inferring network topology from complex dynamics

100+ citations

Srinivas Gorur-Shandilya and Marc Timme

New Journal of Physics 2010 | direct link | code

Relating Topology and Dynamics in Neuronal Networks

Srinivas Gorur-Shandilya

M.Sc. thesis



Why is anything the way it is?

Lightning talk at 30C3, Hamburg, Germany. (2013)

Topology Predicts Dynamics; Dynamics Constrain Topology

invited talk at SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, Snowbird, USA. (2015)

Sequential gain control in Drosophila olfactory receptor neurons

accepted talk at Sense2Synapse New York, USA (2016)


The Adirondacks, USA. An Acre of Spiders.
Mukuntuweap, Utah, USA. Panchachuli, Kumaon, India.
Cotopaxi, Ecuador. Delhi, India.
Germany Ladakh, India.
Pushkar, India. Walls.

Contact me

You can write to ‮.sg.savi‭me@srin

You should encrypt all email. Here is my GPG public key which you can also get from the MIT key server or on Its fingerprint is

88C6 D016 6B09 8880 6BF8 
F253 8C9C B698 D193 4604

You can verify this using

curl |
     gpg --with-fingerprint

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About this website

This page is written in markdown using Sublime Text 3. The markdown source is here and the entire repository is available here. Most pages are rendered from markdown source. The font used here is Goudy Bookletter 1911 and is in the public domain. This website is hosted on Gitlab servers.