It is the end of an era and the start of a new one! The IBAB family welcomes its new Director, Prof. D. Sundar, on lien from IIT-Delhi. At IIT-Delhi, Prof. Sundar  served as Institute Chair Professor in the Department of Biochemical Engineering. He is also an Associated Faculty at the Yardi School of Artificial Intelligence and the National Resource Centre for Value Education in Engineering at IIT Delhi. Prof. Sundar is well recognized for his research in bioinformatics and computational genomics. His research findings have been recorded by way of >125 peer reviewed research articles. Prof. Sundar’s immense contributions have been recognized by various Awards such as the National Bioscience Award of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India (2013) and the prestigious Faculty Research Award (2024) of IIT Delhi. He is also an elected Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences of India. IBAB looks forward to reaching new heights under his leadership. Welcome, Prof. Sundar!