IISERM Colloquia and Seminars - 2014


112. Seminar Dec 19, 2014 (Fri 3:00 pm) Sougata Roy, EMBL, Heidelberg Germany

"Circadian regulation of gene expression; the story beyond transcriptional control"

111. Seminar Dec 08, 2014 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr Sanjeev Kumar,London Centre for Nanotechnology, University College London

"Quantum transport in a quasi-one-dimensional quantum wire"

110. Seminar Dec 02, 2014 (Tues 5:00 pm) Rishi Raj Trivedi, University of Wisconsin-Madison

"Dynamic behaviors of motile bacteria in anisotropic environment"

109. Seminar Nov 28, 2014 (Fri 3:00 pm) Dr. Rituraj Purohit, Vellore Institute of Technology

"Role of ELA region in auto-activation of mutant KIT receptor: an in silico insight"

108. Seminar Nov 28, 2014 (Fri 6:00 pm) Dr Debajyoti Nandi, Rutgers University

"Combinatorial identities arising from representation theory of affine Lie algebras using vertex-operator-theoretic techniques"

 107. Colloquium Nov 26, 2014 (Wed 4:00 pm) Prof. Dhruv Raina, JNU

"Revisiting the historiography and social theory of science in precolonial South Asia"

106. Seminar Nov 21, 2014 (Fri 3:00 pm) Dr. Anjana Bhardwaj, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

"Targeting of miRNA networks for prevention of basal like breast cancer"

105. Seminar Nov 20, 2014 (Thu 2:00 pm) Dr. Deepak Nair Centre for Neuroscience, IISc Bangalore

"Brain Storming Session on Super-Resolution Microscopy"

104. Colloquium Nov 19, 2014 (Wed 4:00 pm) Prof. Somendra M Bhattacharjee (RKM Vivekananda University, Belur Math & IOP Bhubaneswar)

"Virus lifecyle: unfolding of length scales"

103. Seminar Nov 12, 2014 (Wed 4:00 pm) Dr. Gaurav Narain, The Institute for Fundamental Study (IF), Naresuan University, Phitsanulok Thailand

"Renormalization group approach to Quantum Gravity"

102. Seminar Nov 11, 2014 (Tues 4:00 pm) Prof. Navin Khaneja

"Control of Coupled Spin Dynamics"

101. Seminar Nov 7, 2014 (Fri 4:00 pm) Dr Praveen Chaddah, Former Director, UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Res., University Campus, Khandwa Road Indore

"Combating Plagiarism: neither a perpetrator nor a victim be !"

100. Seminar Nov 7, 2014 (Fri 4:00 pm) Dr. Uttam Manna, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

"Anti-Fouling Slippery Surface: An Approach to Design Advanced Material"

99. Seminar Nov 7, 2014 (Fri 3:00 pm) Dr. Manikandan Subramanian Columbia University Medical Center, NY

" Burying the Dead: Mechanisms, Defects, and Diseases"

98. Seminar Nov 7, 2014 (Fri 3:00 pm) Dr. Rajarshi Mitra, Department of English, Central University of Karnataka

"The Anglo Indian Birds: Literary Ornithology, Darwinism and the bird-watching sahib in colonial India"

97. Seminar Nov 3, 2014 (Mon 3:00 pm) Dr. R. Uma Maheshwari, Fellow, Indian Institute of Advanced Study Shimla

"When Godavari Comes: People's History of a River"

96. Seminar Oct 31, 2014 (Fri 4:00 pm) Prof Roman Mikhailov, St Petersburg State University and St. Petersbrg Department of Steklov Mathematical Institute

"A higher limit approach to homology theories"

95. Colloquium Oct 29, 2014 (Wed 4:00 pm) Prof. Govindan Rangarajan, IISc Bangalore  

"Are you connected? Detecting Functional Connectivity in Networks"

94. Seminar Oct 29, 2014 (Wed 12:00 am) Prof G. Rangarajan, IISc Bangalore

"Funding in Mathematical Sciences"

93. Colloquium Oct 28, 2014 (Tues 4:00 pm) Prof. Nissim Kanekar, NCRA-TIFR Pune

"Do the Fundamental constants change with time?"

92. Seminar Oct 20, 2014 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr. Pralay K. Santra, Department of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University USA

"Strategies to Boost Efficiencies of Quantum Dot Solar Cells"

91. Seminar Oct 17, 2014 (Tues 4:00 pm) Dr. Debabrat Mishra

"Chiral Induced spin selectivity in electron transmission through self-assembled monolayers of biomolecules"

90. Seminar Oct 14, 2014 (Tues 4:00 pm) Prof. Kankan Bhattacharyya, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science , Kolkata India

"Physical Chemistry of a Single Live Cell: Time-resolved Confocal Microscopy"

89. Seminar Oct 14, 2014 (Tues 4:00 pm) Dr. Vinayak

"Wishart models of Random Matrix Theory"

88. Seminar Oct 09, 2014 (Thur 3:00 pm) Hidam Premananda, Centre for Comparative Politics and Political Theory, School of International Studies, JNU

"Demographics of a Nation: Statistics, Population and Popular Politics in India"

87. Seminar Oct 08, 2014 (Wed 4:00 pm) Dr. Proggya Ghatak, PhD: University of Calcutta

"Intervention, Identity and Marginality: A Case from Lodha Tribe"

86. Colloquium Oct 08, 2014 (Wed 4:00 pm) Dr Naresh Kumar, Dean Academics, DAV University Former Head of R&D Planning, CSIR

"Intellectual Property: Principles, Procedures and Practices"

85. Seminar Oct 08, 2014 (Wed 3:00 pm) Dr. Proggya Ghatak, PhD:University of Calcutta

"Intervention, Identity and Marginality: A Case from Lodha Tribe"

84. Seminar Oct 07, 2014 (Tues 4:00 pm) Dr. Sharanya Sur

"Mixing in magnetized turbulent media"

83. Seminar Oct 07, 2014 (Tues 11:00 am) Ranu Roychoudhuri, South Asian Languages and Civilizations, The University of Chicago

"Photography after Half Tone: Images and Discourses from Early Twentieth Century Bengal"

82. Seminar Oct 01, 2014 (Wed 4:00 pm) Dr Sebastian Wuester

"Towards quantum simulations of chemical and biological processes using ultra-cold Rydberg atoms"

81. Seminar Oct 02, 2014 (Thur 3:00 pm) Dr. Tamoghna Das

"Geometric universality of two-dimensional aggregates"

80. Seminar Sept 30, 2014 (Tues 4:00 pm) Dr Abhishek Pandey

"Some recent discoveries in ThCr2Si2-type tetragonal pnictide compounds"

79. Seminar Sept 29, 2014 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr Arunima Baneerjee

"Footprints of the dark matter halo"

78. Seminar Sept 26, 2014 (Fri 4:00 pm) Dr. Gunjan Khera, PhD: University of Kaiserslautern, Germany; Post Doc: IIT Ropar

"Neurocognitive properties of Human Brain"

77. Colloquium Sept 24, 2014 (Wed 4:00 pm) Prof. Anil Kumar, CQIQC, IISc Bangalore)

"Quantum Computation and Quantum Information Processing by NMR: Introduction and Recent Developments"

76. Seminar Sept 23, 2014 (Tues 4:00 pm) Dr Kartick Tarafder

"Theoretical Investigation of metal-organic interfaces: An ab-initio approach based on density functional theory"

75. Seminar Sept 22, 2014 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr Manimala Mitra

"On the Origin of Neutrino Mass and Experimental Searches"

74. Seminar Sept 19, 2014 (Fri 4:00 pm) Dr Baradhwaj Coleppa

"Exotic Decays of Heavy Higgs Bosons"

73. Seminar Sept 18, 2014 (Thur 4:00 pm) Dr Anupam Kundu

"Spatial extent of N Brownian walkers"

72. Colloquium Sept 17, 2014 (Wed 4:00 pm) Virander Singh Chauhan , ICGEB

"Challenges and fun in doing research in India"

71. Seminar Sept 16, 2014 (Tues 4:00 pm) Dr Bibhas Ranjan Majhi

"Thermodynamics of gravity and origin of entropy"

70. Colloquium Sept 11, 2014 (Thur 9:30 pm) Prof. S. Ramakrishnan, TIFR Mumbai

"Superconductivity in strongly correlated d-electron compounds"

69. Seminar Sept 05, 2014 (Fri 4:00 pm) Dr. Saikat Chatterjee, Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques, France

"Decorated categorical principal bundles and gerbes"

68. Seminar Sept 04, 2014 (Thur 4:00 pm) Dr Rajiv Sarkar

"Local susceptibility and spin dynamics of the ferromagnetic quantum critical system YbNi4(P1-xAsx)2: NMR and μSR investigations"

67. Seminar Sept 03, 2014 (Wed 5:00 pm) Dr. Ram Avtar, United Nations University, Tokyo

"Multi-sensor remote sensing techniques to monitor terrestrial ecosystem"

66. Seminar Sept 02, 2014 (Tues 4:00 pm) Dr Sunil Bansal

"Study of the multiple parton interactions using CMS detector"

65. Seminar Sept 01, 2014 (Mon 3:00 pm) Dr. Felix Padel

"State Attitudes towards Tribes in Colonial & Postcolonial India"

64. Seminar Aug 29, 2014 (Fri 4:00 pm) Dr. Charu Goel, Affiliation: University of Konstanz

"Analogue of Hilbert's 1888 Theorem to Symmetric forms and its extension to Even Symmetric forms"

63. Seminar Aug 28, 2014 (Thur 4:00 pm) Professor G. Rajasekaran, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai

"Neutrinos and their importance"

62. Seminar Aug 28, 2014 (Thur 3:00 pm) Dr. Arunima Chaudhuri, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad

"Differential membrane binding of alpha-lactalbumin: Interplay of negatively charged lipids and cholesterol"

61. Seminar Aug 26, 2014 (Tues 4:00 pm) Professor G. Rajasekaran, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai

"Standard Model"

60. Seminar Aug 22, 2014 (Fri 4:00 pm) Dr. Swagata Sarkar, ISI Kolkata

"Some computations in equivariant cobordism in relation to Milnor manifolds"

59. Seminar Aug 21, 2014 (Thur 4:00 pm) Dr. V. Lakshmi Narayanan, Equatorial Geophysical Research Laboratory, Indian Institute of Geomagnetism, Tirunelveli India

"Airglow imaging technique in the studies of upper atmosphere and ionosphere"

58. Seminar Aug 21, 2014 (Thur 4:00 pm) Dr. Safdar Quddus, The Islamic University of Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah

"On the (co)homology of noncommutative toroidal orbifold"

57. Seminar Aug 20, 2014 (Wed 4:00 pm) Dr Hum Chand

"Active Galactic Nuclei: tool to probe the evolution of Universe"

56. Seminar Aug 20, 2014 (Wed 4:00 pm) Dr. Ujjal K. Gautam, Ramanujan Fellow, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research Bangalore

"Investigations on Materials at the Nanoscale and Their Applications in Chemistry"

55. Seminar Aug 19, 2014 (Tues 4:00 pm) Dr Pramod Shukla

"Towards Natural Inflation in LARGE Volume Scenarios"

54. Seminar Aug 13, 2014 (Wed 3:00 pm) Dr Ayona Datta, Senior Lecturer in Citizenship and Belonging, Department of Geography, University of Leeds

"New urban utopias of postcolonial India: 'Entrepreneurial urbanization' in Dholera smart city, Gujarat"

53. Seminar Aug 5, 2014 (Tues 4:00 pm) Prof. Uday Maitra, Department of Organic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

"Functional soft matter - design and applications"

52. Seminar July 18, 2014 (Fri 4:00 pm) Dr. Srinivas Nanduri, Associate Professor, Department of Process Chemistry, NIPER-Hyderabad

"Protein kinases - Role in cell signalling and implications in human diseases"

51. Seminar July 08, 2014 (Tues 4:00 pm) Dr. Jahangir Ahmad Rather, Visiting Consultant, Department of Chemistry, Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman

"Aptasensors for Detection of the Endocrine Disruptors (EDCs) in Aquatic Environment"

50. Seminar July 1, 2014 (Tues 5:15 pm) Dr. Murali Murugesan, CTH, Sweden

"Bio-nano-Materials & Technology challenges in the new millennium"

49. Colloquium July 1, 2014 (Tues 4:00 pm) Professor Hyman Bass, Michigan University

"Fewest Pieces of Cake, and Isoperimetric Square Tilings of Rectangles"

48. Seminar June 19, 2014 (Thur 4:00 pm) Dr. Malay Patra, Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

"Medicinal aspects of inorganic chemistry"

47. Seminar June 19, 2014 (Thur 4:00 pm) Dr. Sumanta Sarkar

"Constructions of Boolean Functions that are Significant in Cryptography and Coding Theory"

46. Seminar June 19, 2014 (Thur 11:00 am) Dr. Deepika Janakiraman, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

"Anomalous Diffusion: Flights in a Random Walk"

45. Seminar May 28, 2014 (Tues 11:00 am) Prof. Debashish Chowdhury, IIT Kanpur

"Stochastic kinetics of kinetochore-microtubule attachments : an unusual catch-bond"

44. Seminar May 27, 2014 (Tues 4:00 pm) Prof. S. Ramasesha, IISc Bangalore

"Quantum Phase Transitions in Frustrated Low-Dimensional Systems"

43. Seminar May 22, 2014 (Thur 5:00 pm) Dr. Abhik Ganguli, TIFR Mumbai

"Mod p reduction of certain crystalline representations"

42. Seminar April 17, 2014 (Thur 4:00 pm) Prof. V.S. Sunder, IMSC Chennai

"The Spectral Theorem"

41. Colloquium April 16, 2014 (Wed 4:00 pm) Prof. V. S. Sunder, IMSc Chennai

"Catalan Numbers"

40. Seminar April 15, 2014 (Tue 4:00 pm) Prof. C. R. Subrahmanya, Raman Research Institute, Bangalore

"Mathematics in Immunology"

39. Colloquium April 09, 2014 (Wed 4:00 pm) Dr. Seema Nanda, TIFR-CAM Bangalore

"Mathematics in Immunology"

38. Seminar March 31st, 2014 (Mon 4:00 pm) Elango Munusamy Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Arizona, USA

"Temperature Dependence of Chemical and Biophysical Rate Processes: Phenomenological approach to deviations from Arrhenius law"

37. Seminar March 27th, 2014 (Thur 4:00 pm) Dr. Moumita Majumdar, Universität des Saarlandes, Germany

"Fraternal Relationship between Silicon and Carbon"

36. Colloquium March 26th, 2014 (Wed 4:00 pm) Prof. G. Date, IMSc Chennai

"Why a Quantum theory of Gravity?"

35. Seminar March 26th, 2014 (Wed 3:00 pm) Dr. Sarita Azad, School of Basic Science Mathematics, IIT Mandi India

"Analyzing Indian Monsoon Rainfall: A Time Series Statistical Approach"

34. Seminar March 6th, 2014 (Thur 4:00 pm) Dr. Ramesh R. Kale

"Application of carbohydrates for the specific detection of pathogens"

33. Seminar March 6th, 2014 (Thur 3:00 pm) Prof. Sandeep Kumar, Raman Research Institute, C.V. Raman Avenue, Bangalore

"Nanoparticles in Discotic Liquid Crystals"

32. Colloquium March 5th, 2014 (Wed 4:00 pm) Franz X. Meixner, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz

"Atmospheric reactive nitrogen and the role of surface-exchange of nitric-oxide between plants, soils and the atmosphere"

31. Seminar March 5th, 2014 (Wed 3:00 pm) Prof. Samir Kumar Pal, S.N.Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata

"Focusing on Research in Cross-disciplinary Areas for Clean Water, Green Energy and Affordable Healthcare: A Spectroscopic Survey"

30. Seminar March 4th, 2014 (Tues 4:00 pm) Dr. Sutapa Rai, IISER Kolkatta

"Spatial and Temporal Variation of Natural and Anthropogenic Contaminates: Source, Sink and Management"

29. Seminar March 4th, 2014 (Tues 4:00 pm) Dr. Rupashree Balia Singh, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba Japan

"An Insight into the Realm of Photoinduced Processes: Attempt at Understanding the Concept, the Types and their Applications"

28. Seminar Feb 28th, 2014 (Fri 4:00 pm) Professor Chandan Singh Dalawat

"Classical Reciprocity Laws : a Recreation"

27. Seminar Feb 27th, 2014 (Thur 04:00 pm) Dr. Sanjayan Gangadhar, Division of Organic Chemistry, NCL Pune

"Unlocking the function and properties of ORGANICS: Non-covalent forces hold the key"

26. Seminar Feb 26th, 2014 (Wed 05:00 pm) Professor Sujatha Ramdorai, University of British Columbia

"Milnor's conjecture"

25. Colloquium Feb 26th, 2014 (Wed 04:00 pm) Prof. R. Rajaraman, JNU

"The Prospects and Problems of Nuclear Energy in India"

24. Seminar Feb 26th, 2014 (Wed 04:00 pm) Prof. Ravi Mahalingam, Department of Neurology, > Anshutz Medical Campus, University of Colorado, Denver, USA

"Herpes viruses: the guests that come home but never leave"

23. Seminar Feb 26th, 2014 (Wed 03:00 pm) Dr. Pallavi Chattopadhyay

"National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad India"

22. Seminar Feb 25th, 2014 (Tues 04:00 pm) Dr. Mohan Ravichandran, Bilgi University

"Diagonals of operators and convexity in operator algebras"

21. Seminar Feb 24th, 2014 (Tues 05:00 pm) Dr. Alok D. Bokare, School of Environmental Sci. and Engg., Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea

"Activation of Reactive Radical Species for Advanced Water Treatment"

20. Seminar Feb 20th, 2014 (Thur 05:00 pm) Dr. Manik Mandal, Department of Chemistry, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA


19. Seminar Feb 18th, 2014 (Tues 04:00 pm) Professor Chandan Singh Dalawat, HRI Allahabad

"Classical Reciprocity Laws : a Recreation"

18. Seminar Feb 17th, 2014 (Mon 05:00 pm) Dr. Jeyakumar Kandasamy, Max-Planck Instute of Colloids and interfaces, Berlin, Germany


17. Seminar Feb 17th, 2014 (Mon 04:00 pm) Prof. William L Hase, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University, USA

"Direct Dynamics Simulations of Gas-Phase SN2 Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions"

16. Seminar Feb 14th, 2014 (Fri 03:00 pm) Dr. M. Anji Reddy

"Metal Fluorides for Advanced Energy Storage"

15. Seminar Feb 14th, 2014 (Fri 03:00 pm) Dr. Gopinath Meenakshi Sundaram, Biopolis, Singapore

"Non-coding and coding function of a single mRNA dictates skin homeostasis in wound healing and cancer"

14. Seminar Feb 14th, 2014 (Fri 10:00 am) Dr. Jaswant Yadav, NAOC Beijing

"Environmental dependence of galaxy properties"

13. Seminar Feb 13th, 2014 (Thur 04:00 am) Dr. N. Subramanian, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research Kalpakkam 603102

"Nanomaterials in biology: New tools for sensing, delivery, imaging and therapy"

12. Seminar Feb 12th, 2014 (Wed 10:15 am) Dr. E. S. Shibu, Graduate School of Optics, University of Bordeaux 1, Talence 33405, Bordeaux, France

"Nanomaterials in biology: New tools for sensing, delivery, imaging and therapy"

11. Seminar Jan 30th, 2014 (Thur 4:00 pm) Dr. Umaprasana Ojha

"Polyisobutylene based biomaterials"

10. Seminar Jan 27th, 2014 (Mon 5:00 pm) Dr. Prabhat Arya, Prof. and Head Department of Organic and Medicinal Chemistry, Dr. Reddy's Institute of Life

Sciences (DRILS) University of Hyderabad Campus, Hyderabad

"Chemical Biology: Exploring Novel Chemical Space to Search for Modulators of Signaling Pathways"

9. Seminar Jan 27th, 2014 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr. Sounak Roy

"Environmental Catalysis: From Mechanism and Materials Properties to Catalytic Performance"

8. Seminar Jan 24th, 2014 (Fri 4:00 pm) Dr. Ashwin S. Pande

"KK-Monopoles: A study using Topological T-duality"

7. Seminar Jan 23rd, 2014 (Thur 4:00 pm) Dr. P. Ragupathy

"Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion: Great Challenges and Opportunities"

6. Seminar Jan 20th, 2014 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr. Samit Guha, University of Göttingen

"Design of Artificial Molecular and Ion Recognition Systems"

5. Seminar Jan 16th, 2014 (Thur 4:00 pm) Dr. Aniruddha Paul, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA.

"Light at Nanoscale: Localized and Propagating Surface Plasmons and Optical Waveguiding"

4. Seminar Jan 15th, 2014 (Wed 5:00 pm) Prof. Sam P. de Visser, Manchester Institute of Biotechnology and School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical, Science, the University of Manchester, UK.

"Nonheme iron(IV) enzymes: Unusual mechanism and reactivity of wild-type and bioengineered systems"

3. Seminar Jan 9th, 2014 (Thur 4:00 pm) Dr. Supratim Banerjee, University of Duisburg-Essen Germany

"Self-assembly of Functional Molecules: Supramolecular gels, Vesicular Chemosensors and pH-responsive Materials"

2. Seminar Jan 7th, 2014 (Tues 4:00 pm) Dr. B. Ramprasad, University of Southern California

"Modelling Biological functions using computer simulations: Approaches, limitations, and good practices"

1. Seminar Jan 6th, 2014 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr. Amit K. Chakraborty, Associate Professor and Head Carbon Nanotechnology Laboratory, Department of Physics, and Centre of Excellence in Advanced Materials, NIT Durgapur WB, India

"Carbon Nanotube, Graphene and Beyond"