IISERM Colloquia and Seminars - 2010


106. Seminar December 13, 2010 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr. Sanjay Kumar Singh, National Instt. of Advanced Industrial Science & Tech., Ikeda, Osaka, Japan

"Metal Complexes and Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Characterization and Properties"

105. Seminar December 13, 2010 (Mon 2:30 pm) Dr. Ram Mohan, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois, USA

"Environmentally Friendly Organic Synthesis Using Bismuth Compounds"

104. Seminar December 13, 2010 (Mon 11:00 am) Dr. A. Chandrashekaran, IIT Madras

"Linear Complementarity Problems"

103. Seminar December 3, 2010 (Fri 4:00 pm) Dr. Amitava Mukherjee, Aalto University, Finland

"A Nonparametric Shewhart-Lepage type Control Chart for Simultaneous Detection of Shift in Location and Scale in Phase-II"

102. Seminar December 2, 2010 (Thurs 4:00 pm) Dr. Sathish Narayanan, Dept. of Microbiology, School of Dental Medicine, Univ. of Pennsylvania, USA

"Tegument Proteins of Herpesviruses: Insights into their Functional Roles"

101. Colloquium November 25, 2010 (Thurs 5:00 pm) Prof. Somdatta Sinha, CCMB Hyderabad

"Modelling infectious disease - genomes to populations"

100. Colloquium November 24, 2010 (Wed 4:00 pm) Prof. Judith A. K. Howard, Durham

"Structure - Property Relationships from Unusual Diffraction Data"

99. Seminar November 19, 2010 (Fri 3:00 pm) Dr. Gurpreet Matharoo

"Structural origins on Dynamical Heterogeneity in ST2 water"

98. Seminar November 17, 2010 (Wed 3:00 pm) Dr. Dhananjay Sant, University of Baroda, Vadodara

"Paraglacial landforms: Leh Valley Ladakh Himalayas"

97. Seminar November 16, 2010 (Tues 4:00 pm) Dr. Ved Prakash Gupta, IMSc. Chennai

"Bimodules, Subfactors, Planar Algebras and Perturbations"

96. Seminar November 15, 2010 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr. Jagpreet Singh Nanda, DBBC, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

"Genes to Protein………. Good beginning makes a good ending"

95. Seminar November 12, 2010 (Fri 11:00 am) Prof. M.D. Sharma, Kurukshetra University

"Science for Sprituality"

94. Seminar November 11, 2010 (Thurs 4:00 pm) Dr. Irfan Yunus Tamboli, Dept of Neurology, Univ Hospital Bonn

"Understanding the cholesterol connection of Alzheimer's Disease"

93. Seminar November 11, 2010 (Thurs 3:00 pm) Prof. Jaspal Singh Aujla, NIT Jalandhar

"Convex functions and Matrix inequalities"

92. Seminar November 10, 2010 (Wed 4:00 pm) Professor Sudesh K. Khanduja (Panjab University

"Some Extensions and Applications of Eisenstein-Schonemann Irreducibility Criterion."

91. Colloquium November 8, 2010 (Mon 4:00 pm) Prof. Raghbir Athwal, Temple University

"Identification of Cancer Genes by Function"

90. Seminar October 29, 2010 (Fri 4:00 pm) Prof. Apurva Patel, CHEP IISc. Banglore

"Nanocomputing and Nanodevices: Physics meets Biology"

89. Colloquium October 27, 2010 (Wed 4:00pm) Prof. T. R. Rao, IISER Mohali

"Biodiversity and its Conservation"

88. Seminar October 21, 2010 (Thurs 4:00 pm) Dr. Velavan Kathirvelu, Pondicherry University

"Distance Measurement by Pulsed EPR and Recent Advancements"

87. Seminar October 19, 2010 (Tues 4:00 pm) Dr. Debesh Ranjan Roy, Virginia Comonwealth University, USA

"Physics and Chemistry of Clusters: A Density Functional Theory Approach"

86. Seminar October 14, 2010 (Thurs 3:00 pm) Dr. Brijesh Kumar, JNU, New Delhi

"Quantum ground state in the classical limit of frustrated quantum antiferromagnets"

85. Seminar October 13, 2010 (Wed 4:00 pm) Dr. Sudip Mandal, R. Vijaya Anand and Ananth Venkatesan, IISER Mohali


84. Seminar October 13, 2010 (Wed 3:00 pm) Dr. Baerbel Sinha, MPI Mines

"Environmental pollution and mitigation strategies"

83. Seminar October 7, 2010 (Thurs 4:00 pm) Dr. Rakesh K. Joshi, University of South Florida, USA

"Nanomaterials for Gas Sensors and Solar Cells"

82. Colloquium September 06, 2010 (Wed 5:00 pm) Prof. Ramesh Sreekantan, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore

" A Visit to the Land of Zeta Values"

81. Seminar September 30, 2010 (Thurs 3:00 pm) Dr. Ramesh Sreekantan, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore

"Conjectures on special values of L-function"

80. Seminar September 28, 2010 (Thurs 2:30 pm) Dr. Anant Kulkarni, Universtiy of Minnesota, USA

"Computational Quantum Chemistry in some of its Exotic Multifaceted Manifestations"

79. Colloquium September 29, 2010 (Wed 4:00 pm) Prof. Sabyasachi Sarkar, IIT Kanpur

"Whiskers, Cuboids and Dots (From Faraday, Edison , Iijima and beyond"

78. Seminar September 23, 2010 (Thurs 4:00 pm) Prof. C.S. Dalawat, HRI, Allahabad

"Serre's mass formula in prime degree"

77. Colloquium September 22, 2010 (Wed 4:00 pm) Prof. C. S. Dalawat, HRI, Allahabad

"Splitting primes"

76. Colloquium September 16, 2010 (Thurs 5:00 pm) Prof. G. Ravindra Kumar, TIFR, Mumbai

"Extreme Light!"

75. Colloquium September 15, 2010 (Wed 5:00 pm) Prof. T. S. Radhakrishnan, IGCAR, Kalpakkam

"Magnetoencephalography- a technique to probe the dynamics of the brain"

74. Seminar September 13, 2010 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr. Tapas Kumar Mandal, Sikkim (Central) University

"Solid State Chemistry for Next Generation of Functional Materials: Role of New Synthetic Methods and Compounds"

73. Seminar September 3, 2010 (Fri 11:00 am) Anindya Goswami INRIA, Campus de Beaulieu, RENNES Cedex, France

"Risk Sensitive Optimization of Portfolio Wealth in a Semi-Markov Modulated Market"

72. Colloquium August 25, 2010 (Wed 4:00 pm) Prof. Mriganka Sur, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

"Brains and Computers"

71. Seminar August 12, 2010 (Thurs 5:00 pm) Dr. Arvinder Sandhu, University of Arizona, Tucsan AZ, USA

"Real Time Visualization of Electron Dynamics: New possibilities in measurement and control on attosecond timescale"

70. Seminar July 28, 2010 (Wed 3:00 pm) Dr. A.N. Gupta, National University of Singapore

"Free energy reconstruction and verfication of jarzynski equality from single molecule force spectroscopy experimental data"

69. Seminar July 26, 2010 (Mon 3:00 pm) Dr. Parthasarathi Bera, National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore

"Catalysis for energy and environment"

68. Seminar July 6, 2010 (Tues 4:00 pm) Dr. Suman Sanyal, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia

"Stochastic Dynamic Equations"

67. Seminar June 25, 2010 (Fri 4:00 pm) Dr. Subhas Pan, Scripps Research Institute, Florida, USA

"Total Synthesis of Bioactive Natural Products & Catalytic Asymmetric Reactions using Organocatalysts & Organometallic Catalysts"

66. Seminar June 17, 2010 (Tues 4:00 pm) Dr. Meera Nanda

"Cultivating the critical spirit of science: Reflections on history and philosophy of science"

65. Seminar June 16th, 2010 (Wed 3:00 pm) Dr. Pitamber Mahanandia, Technical Univ. Darmstadt, Germany

"Preparation and transport properties study of carbon nanotubes"

64. Seminar June 9th, 2010 (Wed 3:00 pm) Dr. Prasanth Jose, University of California, Irvine, USA

"Study of structure and dynamics in condensed phases using molecular simulations"

63. Seminar June 7th, 2010 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr. Santanu Kumar Pal, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

"Chemically Responsive Gels Prepared from Microspheres Dispersed in Liquid Crystals "

62. Seminar May 28th, 2010 (Fri 2:00 pm) Dr. Vijay Rangachari, University of Southern Mississippi, USA

"Amyloid Beta-peptides in Alzheimer's Disease: Pathways, Polymorphism, Interfaces and Inhibition"

61. Seminar May 24th, 2010 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr. Bidisa Das, IACS, Kolkata

"Functional molecules for nanodevices"

60. Seminar May 18th, 2010 (Tues 4:00 pm) Dr. Debabrata Pradhan, University of Waterloo, CANADA

"Electrochemical Control on the Shape and Size of Oxide Nanomaterials for Potential Applications"

59. Seminar May 13th, 2010 (Thur 4:00 pm) Dr. Sanjay Dutta, UCSD, USA

" Targeting RNA by small molecules: Synthesis of diazepanes of natural product-like complexity from rearrangement of epoxy-δ-lactams"

58. Seminar May 5th, 2010 (Wed 3:00 pm) Dr. S. Nagarajan, Annamalai University

" Bottom-up approaches in Nanoscale Surface Patterning"

57. Colloquium May 3rd, 2010 (Mon 4:00 pm) Prof. Yashwant Gupta, NCRA Pune

"The Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope : Providing a new view of the Universe"

56. Seminar April 30th, 2010 (Fri 3:00 pm) Sanjay Swain, NISER Bhubhaneshwar

"Introducing Large Hadron Collider (LHC)"

55. Seminar April 19th, 2010 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr. Pravabati Chingangbam, KIAS Korea

"Primordial non-Gaussianity in the CMB"

54. Seminar April 16th, 2010 (Fri 4:00 pm) Dr. N. Jayaraman IISc, Bangalore

"Poly(ether imine) and poly(alkylaryl ether) dendrimers"

53. Colloquium April 14th, 2010 (Wed 4:00 pm) Professor D P Sarkar (University of Delhi South Campus)

"Effect of host cell signalling on the entry of enveloped animal virus: Impact on targeted gene delivery/therapy"

52. Seminar April 14th, 2010 (Wed 11:00 am) Dr. Sanjeev Kumar (IFW Dresden)

"Spin-orbital frustrations in undoped iron-pnictides"

51. Colloquium April 12th, 2010 (Mon 4:45 pm) Dr. Krishan Lal (Former Director NPL, New Delhi)

"High resolution X-Ray techniques to understand real structure and chemical composition of materials"

50. Seminar April 7th, 2010 (Wed 3:00 pm) Dr. Sanjib Gupta (LANL USA)

"Nucleosynthesis in dense stellar plasmas : X-ray bursts and Superbursts on accreting neutron stars"

49. Seminar April 5th, 2010 (Mon 5:00 pm) Dr. V. Subramanian, Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai

"Molecular and Brownian Dynamics Studies on Model Collagen Like Peptides"

48. Seminar April 5th, 2010 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr. Rituparna Sinha Roy Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA

"Engineering Novel Biomolecules for Biology and Medicine"

47. Seminar April 5th, 2010 (Mon 3:00 pm) Dr. Amritlal Mandal Dept of Physiology, University of Arizona, USA

"Hydrostatic Pressure Induced Activation of Sodium Hydrogen Exchanger in Optic Nerve Head Astrocytes: Role of Calcium"

46. Seminar April 1st, 2010 (Thu 4:00 pm) Dr. Apoorva Nagar (MPI, Potsdam)

"Effect of mutators on evolution"

45. Seminar April 1st, 2010 (Thu 3:00 pm) Dr. Jaiswal Nagar (Gethe Universitt, Germany)

"Magnetocaloric effect and magnetic cooling near a field-induced quantum-critical point"

44. Colloquium March 29rd, 2010 (Mon 5:00 pm) Professor L.S. Shashidhara, (IISER Pune)

"A Fly's view of development: How studies on a simple insect have unraveled mysteries of animal (including human) development"

43. Seminar March 23rd, 2010 (Tues 4:00 pm) Professor U. B. Tewari (IIT Kanpur)

"The Fourier Algebra and its multipliers"

42. Colloquium March 22rd, 2010 (Mon 5:00 pm) Professor Manoj Harbola (IIT Kanpur)

"The principle of least action"

41. Seminar March 17th, 2010 (Wed 4:00 pm) Dr. Farah Ishtiaq (Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun)

"Invasive species, diseases and climate change: lessons from avian malaria model"

40. Seminar March 12th, 2010 (Fri 2:30 pm) Dr. Krishnendu Gongopadhyay (ISI Kolkata)

"Algebraic characterization of the isometries of the hyperbolic space"

39. Seminar March 11th, 2010 (Thu 4:00 pm) Dr. Sarat K. Dalai (Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Maryland, USA)

"Regulation of Memory T Cells and Protracted Immunity to Malaria"

38. Seminar March 11th, 2010 (Thu 3:00 pm) Dr. Pooja Arora (Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY)

"Mechanisms Controlling the Outcome of iNKT Cell Activation"

37. Colloquium March 10th, 2010 (Wed 4:00 pm) Dr. Purnananda Guptasarma, (IMTECH Chandigarh)

"Re-sculpting of protein surfaces to perform 'designer' modifications of the chemistry and physics of protein function"

36. Seminar March 8th, 2010 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr. H. Nandan (JMIU New Delhi)

"Kinematics of Deformations and Flows in Flat and Curved Spaces"

35. Seminar March 4th, 2010 (Thu 4:00 pm) Dr. K. R. Shamasunder (Universitat Stuttgart, Germany)

"Towards automated implementation of internally contracted multi-reference methods"

34. Colloquium March 3rd, 2010 (Wed 2:00 pm)) Prof. Amitabha Chattopadhyay (Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad)

"Current Excitements and Challenges in Membrane Biology"

33. Seminar March 2nd, 2010 (Tue 4:00 pm) Dr. Pramod Kumar (Tulane University, USA)

"Unusual and Fermi surface reconstruction driven by moderate magnetic fields in layered Sr4Ru3O10"

32. Colloquium February 25th, 2010 (Thu 5:00 pm) Prof. D. Balasubramanian (L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad)

"When science meets the eye"

31. Seminar February 24th, 2010 (Wed 4:00 pm) Dr. Priti S. Mohanty

"Responsive Colloids as a Model System in Condensed Matter Physics"

30. Seminar February 23rd, 2010 (Tue 2:15 pm) Prof. N. Mukunda (IISc Bangalore)

"Symmetries and Conservation Laws in Classical and Quantum Mechanics-II"

29. Seminar February 22nd, 2010 (Monday 5:00 pm) Prof. N. Mukunda (IISc Bangalore)

"Symmetries and Conservation Laws in Classical and Quantum Mechanics-I"

28. Seminar February 17th, 2010 (Wed 4:00 pm) Prof. Amitabh Joshi (JNCASR, Bangalore)

"Experimental Evolutionary Biology"

27. Seminar February 15th, 2010 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr. Yogesh Singh (Universitat Goettingen)

"Search for high temperature superconductivity in BaMn2As2: a new magnetically frustrated, lowdimensional system"

26. Seminar February 12th, 2010 (Fri 4:00 pm) Dr. Abhijit Samanta (HRI, Allahabad)

"Atmospheric neutrinos in future neutrino oscillation experiments"

25. Seminar February 11th, 2010 (Thu 4:00 pm) Dr. Muslim Malik (University of Chile, Santiago - Chile)

"Center for Mathematical Modeling (CMM)"

24. Seminar February 11th, 2010 (Thu 3:00 pm) Dr. Gouriprasanna Roy

"3-iodothyronamine (T1AM) a novel endogenous thyroid hormone: its carrier protein in Human Serum and physiological effect on Lipoprotein Metabolism"

23. Colloquium February 10th, 2010 (Wed 4:00 pm) Dr. A. Ganju (Director, Snow & Avalanche Study Estab., CHD.)

"Snow Study for Avalanche Defense and Climate Change in Himalaya"

22. Seminar February 9th, 2010 (Tues 4:00 pm) Dr S. R. Patel (IIT Kanpur)

"Frechet algebras, formal power series, and automatic continuity"

21. Seminar February 8th, 2010 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr. Rajesh Srivastava (IIT Kanpur)

"Spherical means in annular regions in the Heisenberg group"

20. Seminar February 8th, 2010 (Mon 3:00 pm) Dr. Amit Kumar Agarwal

"Low volume fraction and electric field phase behaviour of Brownian colloidal suspensions."

19. Seminar February 4th, 2010 (Thu 5:00 pm) Dr. Avinash Bajaj (University of Massachusetts - Amherst, USA)

"Engineering of Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications"

18. Seminar February 4th, 2010 (Thu 4:00 pm) Dr. S. Harinipriya


17. Seminar February 4th, 2010 (Thu 3:00 pm) Dr. P. Babu Dayal (CAT Indore)

"Surface-Emitting Semiconductor Lasers for High-Speed Optical Communication and Bio-Sensing Applications"

16. Seminar February 3rd, 2010 (Wed 5:00 pm) Dr. Priyabrata Banerjee (Max-Planck Institute, Germany)

"An Affair to Remember: Redox Noninnocent Ligands and Transition Metals"

15. Colloquium February 3rd, 2010 (Wed 4:00 pm) Prof. N. Sukumar (REC for Cheminformatics Research Troy, NY)

"The Elephant and the Flea: Cheminformatics (and Bioinformatics) with electron density derived descriptors"

14. Seminar February 3rd, 2010 (Wed 3:00 pm) Dr. Vandana Sharma (MPI Heidelberg)

"Studying autoionization channels of O2+ using ultra short pulses and COLTRIMS"

13. Colloquium January 27th, 2010 (Wed 4:00 pm) Prof. Misha Verbitsk

"Algebraic geometry over quaternions"

12. Seminar January 25th, 2010 (Mon 3:00 pm) Dr. Debangshu Chaudhuri (University of Utah, USA)

"From Iridescence to Luminescence: A Spectroscopic Study"

11. Seminar January 21st, 2010 (Thu 3:00 pm) Dr. Sarathi Kundu (S.N. Bose National Centre, Kolkata)

"Structures formed by the organic molecules on water and solid surfaces"

10. Colloquium January 20th, 2010 (Wed 4:00 pm) Prof. Dinesh Singh (Delhi University)

"From the Indus Civilisation to Srinivasa Ramanujan: A History of Indian Mathematics"

9. Colloquium January 18th, 2010 (Mon 4:00 pm) Prof. Kapil Hari Paranjape (IISER Mohali)

"What is the Hodge conjecture?"

8. Colloquium January 18th, 2010 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr. Javed. N. Agrewala (IMTECH Chandigarh)

"Promiscuous peptides linked to Pam2Cys bolsters protective T-cell immunity against micobacterium tuberculosis."

7. Seminar January 13th, 2010 (Wed 3:00 pm) Dr. Kaveri Rajaraman (Harvard University, USA)

"Intrinsically photosensitive ganglion cells of the tiger salamander retina."

6. Seminar January 11th, 2010 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr. Jasdeep Kaur

"Monoclonal Antibodies and Nanoparticles: Agents of Diagnosis and Immunomodulation."

5. Seminar January 11th, 2010 (Mon 3:00 pm) Dr. Hridayesh Prakash (GCRCH, Germany)

"Exploring Macrophages in Translational Medicine."

4. Seminar January 8th, 2010 (Fri 4:00 pm) Dr. Rajeev Sinha (Universita di Roma, Italy)

"Improvement of sensitivity and resolution in the Infra Red Multiple Photon Dissociation (IRMPD) spectroscopy of gas phase ions"

3. Seminar January 7th, 2010 (Thu 4:00 pm) Dr. Sanjeev Kumar (University of Udine, Italy)

"Solving Stereo Correspondence Problem with Linear Complexity Using Convex and Continuous Approximation"

2. Seminar January 1st, 2010 (Fri 12:00 Noon) Dr. Swarnali Bandopadhyay (Norwegian Univ. of S&T Norway)

"Charge and spin transport in mesoscopic system"

1. Seminar January 1st, 2010 (Fri 11:00 am) Dr. Debasish Chaudhuri (FOM Institute Netherlands)

"A model of fasciculation and sorting in mixed populations of axons"