IISERM Colloquia and Seminars - 2015



159. Seminar December 31, 2015 (Thu 03:00 pm) Dr. Sujoy Modak (KEK, Japan)

"Black Hole Information Paradox: a Door to New Physics? "

158. Colloquium December 16, 2015 (Wed 03:00 pm) Dr. Priyanka Singh, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Physiology

"Cell cycle regulator & coordinator: From tumor suppressor protein to centrosome."


157. Colloquium December 14, 2015 (Mon 03:00 pm) Dr. Arnob Dutta, Stowers Institute for Medical Research

"Regulating a chromatin remodeler: From modifications to subunit architecture."

156. Colloquium December 11, 2015 (Fri 05:00 pm) Prof. S. Umapathy, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

"Laser spectroscopic applications from physics to medicine."

155. Seminar December 10, 2015 (Thur 03:00 pm) Dr. Shijulal Nelson, Sathi Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany

"Major gene influxes in prokaryote genome evolution - Lateral gene transfer and origin of archaeal higher taxa."

154. Seminar December 04, 2015 (Fri 03:00 pm) Dr. Pinky Kain, University of California, Riverside

"Neural circuitry for detection of insect repellent DEET and attractive sugar in Drosophila."

153. Seminar December 03, 2015 (Thur 03:00 pm) Dr. Parul Mishra, University of Massachusetts Medical School

"Mechanistic insights into the in vivo function of Heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90)."

152. Seminar November 23, 2015 (Mon 04:00 pm) Dr. Atanu Kumar Das, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA

"Metal Complexes with Redox-Active Ligands: Electronic Structure Determination and Reactivities towards Small Molecule Activation."

151. Seminar November 23, 2015 (Mon 03:00 pm) Dr. Dhanashree Ashok Paranjpe, Univ. of California Santa Cruz, USA.

"How does environment shape life history and behavior of organisms?"

150. Seminar November 20, 2015 (Fri 04:00 pm) Dr. Roman Mikhailov, St. Petersburg State University

"A new look at homotopy groups of spheres."

149. Seminar November 19, 2015 (Thur 04:00 pm) Dr. Arnab Saha

"Active Matter: Macrosopic and Microscopic Perspectives."

148. Seminar November 19, 2015 (Thur 03:00 pm) Prof. K. Satchidanandan, National Fellow, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla.

"Indian Democracy and Its Contemporary Challenges."

147. Seminar November 19, 2015 (Thur 03:00 pm) Dr. R. Umamaheshwari, Fellow, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla

"On Violence."

146. Seminar November 17, 2015 (Tue 05:00 pm) Prof. K. P. Singh, TIFR Mumbai

"AstroSat - India's first astronomy satellite."

145. Seminar November 16, 2015 (Mon 03:00 pm) Dr. Aniruddha Mitra

"The taste of smell: Drosophila detects volatile odorants through taste organ."

144. Seminar November 12, 2015 (Thur 03:00 pm) Dr. Chandrama Mukherjee, Ohio State University, USA

"Cytoplasmic capping; a new take on mRNA cycle and proteome complexity."

143. Seminar November 12, 2015 (Thur 04:00 pm) Dr. Joyee Mitra, CSIR-CSMCRI Bhavnagar

"Structural-Functional Analogues of Molybdenum Enzymes."


142. Seminar November 09, 2015 (Mon 04:00 pm) Dr. Anamika Mukhopadhyay, IISER Mohali

"Spectroscopic investigation of natural phenomena: From atmospheric processes to clathrate formation."


141. Seminar November 09, 2015 (Mon 03:00 pm) Dr. Shri Ram Yadav, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

"A near-death experience during phloem cell differentiation and symplastic cell-cell communication during Arabidopsis vascular development."


140. Seminar November 06, 2015 (Fri 04:00 pm) Dr. Vimal Kumar Hatwal, University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice Czech Republic

"Do Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products Present a Risk to Aquatic Environment?."

139. Seminar November 06, 2015 (Fri 04:00 pm) Dr. Valeriy G Bardakov, Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, Novosibirsk

"Automorphisms of Free Groups and Braid Groups."

138. Seminar November 05, 2015 (Thur 04:00 pm) Dr. Soumya Bera

"Disorder driven quantum phase transition."

137. Seminar November 05, 2015 (Thur 04:00 pm) Dr. Manas K. Panda, New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE

"Single Crystal in Motion: Towards Artificial Molecular Machinery and Smart Materials."

136. Seminar November 05, 2015 (Thur 03:00 pm) Dr. Geetha K. Nayak, Karnataka Biodiversity Board, Bangalore

"What matters most to the pollinators: Landscape structure or habitat quality?."
"LH-3, Lecture Hall Complex"

135. Seminar November 03, 2015 (Tues 04:00 pm) Dr. Amandeep Bains

"Nonlinear wave structures in superthermal plasma (I) & Observations of solar prominences transition region (II)."


134. Seminar October 30, 2015 (Fri 04:00 pm) Dr. Ipsita Mandal

"UV/IR mixing in Non-Fermi Liquids."

133. Colloquium October 29, 2015 (Thur 04:00 pm) Dr. Suresh Babu Kalidindi, Poornaprajna Institute of Scientific Research, Bangalore

"Design and Host-guest chemistry of Crystalline Porous Frameworks."
"LH-1, Lecture Hall Complex"

132. Colloquium October 28, 2015 (Wed 04:00 pm) Dr. Martin Schultz, Forschungszentrum Julich, Germany

"Global surface ozone observations and analyses - Insights from the WMO Global Atmosphere Watch Programme and the Tropospheric Ozone Assessment Report."

131. Seminar October 27, 2015 (Tues 04:00 pm) Prof. Partha Sarathi Mukherjee, IISC Bangalore

"Cage Catalysis and Molecular Marriage in Cage Formation."

130. Seminar October 13, 2015 (Tues 04:00 pm) Dr. Shobi Veleri, National Institute of Health, Bethesda USA

"Retinal homeostasis and diseases: Insights on molecular mechanisms."


129. Seminar October 13, 2015 (Tues 04:00 pm) Dr. Mighfar Imam

"Ab initio investigation of materials properties at interfaces."

128. Seminar October 12, 2015 (Mon 04:00 pm) Prof. Andrei Vesnin, Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, Novosibirsk, Russia

"Hyperbolic tetrahedral manifolds and Mahler measure."

127. Seminar October 12, 2015 (Mon 04:00 pm) Prof. Sudarshan Ananth, IISER Pune

"Spacetime and Quantum Mechanics."

126. Seminar October 09, 2015 (Fri 04:00 pm) Dr Pranab Sardar, Chennai Mathematical Institute

"Combination theorems for Gromov hyperbolic groups."

125. Seminar October 08, 2015 (Thur 04:00 pm) Dr. Atanu Das, University of Texas at Austin, Texas USA

"Molecular Simulation: A Profound Computational Bridge."

124. Seminar October 05, 2015 (Mon 05:30 pm) Dr. Satyajit Guin, ISI Delhi

"On the Dirac type calculus in Noncommutative Geometry."

123. Seminar September 30, 2015 (Wed 05:00 pm) Dr. Shalin Mehta, Scientist Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, US

"Imaging molecular order in living systems with fluorescence polarization."

122. Seminar September 30, 2015 (Wed 04:00 pm) Dr. Satyajit Jena, CERN

"Creating the Primordial Quark-Gluon Plasma in the Laboratory."


121. Seminar September 29, 2015 (Tues 04:00 pm) Prof. S. G. Dani

"Continued fraction expansions for complex numbers."

120. Seminar September 29, 2015 (Tues 04:00 pm) Dr. Baljinder Singh, Panjab University

"Continued fraction expansions for complex numbers."


119. Seminar September 28, 2015 (Mon 04:00 pm) Dr. Sounik Saha, Stephenson Cancer Center, University of Oklahoma HSC, USA

"Bare nanomaterials: Prospects in therapy and as artificial enzymes."


118. Seminar September 24, 2015 (Thur 04:00 pm) Dr. Sudarsu Venkata Ramana, Natural Resource Institute (IRENA), University of Leon, Spain

"Bio-catalysed electrochemical systems for wastewater treatment, energy and generating value added bio-products."

117. Seminar September 24, 2015 (Thur 04:00 pm) Dr. Amrita Bhattacharya

"From band gap engineering to thermoelectricity: A first principles study."

116. Seminar September 23, 2015 (Wed 04:00 pm) Prof. Viney P. Aneja, North Carolina State University, Raleigh U.S.A.


115. Seminar September 18, 2015 (Fri 04:00 pm) Dr. Eshu Singhal Sinha, National Dairy Research Institute Karnal

"Defining the molecular mechanism of hepatocyte growth factor-mediated immunoregulation of dendritic cells."

114. Seminar September 16, 2015 (Wed 04:00 pm) Dr. Bhaskar Mukhopadhyay

"Provincializing human rights? Rethinking human rights from the perspective of the global south."

113. Seminar September 15, 2015 (Tues 04:00 pm) Dr. Jitendra Pattanaik, IISER Kolkata

"Application of cosmogenic radionuclides 10Be and 26Al in the field of Earth sciences."

112. Seminar September 14, 2015 (Mon 04:00 pm) Dr. Anoop Ambili, IISER Kolkatta

"Lake sediments as climate archives in the Indian summer monsoon domain."

111. Seminar September 11, 2015 (Fri 04:00 pm) Dr. Kiran Keshavamurthy, Cultural Studies, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta

"Dandapani Jeyakantan: Loving Outcastes and Reformation."

110. Seminar September 11, 2015 (Fri 04:00 pm) Dr. Nisha Pawar

"Self Assembly in soft matter and nanoscience."


109. Seminar September 10, 2015 (Thur 04:00 pm) Dr. Sushil Chauhan

"Search for Beyond Standard Model Physics with Photon+X Final state at the CMS Experiment."

108. Seminar September 09, 2015 (Wed 04:00 pm) Dr. Somnath Ghosh

"Exploring Novel Quantum Phenomena in Photonic Settings."

107. Seminar September 08, 2015 (Tues 04:00 pm) Dr. Rudranil Basu

"Flat Space Holography."

106. Seminar September 08, 2015 (Tues 04:00 pm) Dr. Felix Padel, North East India Studies Programme, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

"The Economics of War & Peace."

105. Seminar September 07, 2015 (Mon 04:00 pm) Dr. Devleena Tiwari, CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad

"Organic Geochemistry of the Near-surface and Buried Sediments in a Petroleum System."


104. Seminar September 04, 2015 (Fri 05:00 pm) Dr. Vijaya Srinivasan, Institute of Microbial Technology , Chandigarh

"Protein Kinases, A central hub for several cellular responses including Antimicrobial Resistance: An Emerging Paradigm in Klebsiella Signalling."

103. Seminar September 03, 2015 (Thur 05:00 pm) Dr. Thirupathaiah Setti

"Electronic structure studies of iron pnictides using angle-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy (ARPES)."

102. Seminar August 31, 2015 (Mon 04:00 pm) Dr. Amit Rai

"Quantum Physics with integrated Waveguide Arrays."

101. Seminar August 28, 2015 (Fri 04:00 pm) Prof. Sury, ISI Bangalore

"Primes, Polynomials and Progressions."


100. Seminar August 27, 2015 (Thur 04:00 pm) Dr. Vijaykant Khorwal, Postdoctoral fellow, IIT Indore

"Excited State Proton Transfer in Pyridyl benzimidazoles in Restricted Microenvironment."

99. Colloquium August 26, 2015 (Wed 04:00 pm) Dr. Rajan Sankaranarayanan, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad

"Chiral proofreading' during protein synthesis."

98. Seminar August 25, 2015 (Tues 04:00 pm) Dr Vibhor Singh

"Optomechanics with superconducting quantum circuits."

97. Seminar August 22, 2015 (Sat 03:30 pm) Prof. Parimal K. Bharadwaj, Poonam and Prabhu Goel Chair and J. C. Bose National Fellow, Head Department of Chemistry, IIT Kanpur

"Design and Synthesis of Metal Organic Frameworks for Applications."

96. Seminar August 21, 2015 (Fri 04:00 pm) Dr Pratibhamoy Das, TU Berlin

"Uniform Error Estimates for Singularly Perturbed Differential Equations: A priori and A posteriori Approach."


95. Seminar August 20, 2015 (Thur 04:00 pm) Dr. Dinesh Kumar Chinthapalli, National Centre for Mass Spectrometry, IICT Hyderabad

"What does a Mass Spectrum speak about in Chemical and Biological Sciences."


94. Seminar August 19, 2015 (Wed 05:00 pm) Prof. P Rama Kant, Complex Systems Group, Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi

"Does Nanoscopic Electrode Disorder Matter in Electrochemical Processes?"

93. Seminar August 19, 2015 (Wed 04:00 pm) Prof. Parbati Biswas, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Delhi

"A Generalized Approach to Understand Intrinsically Disordered Proteins."

92. Seminar August 18, 2015 (Tues 04:00 pm) Prof V. Srinivas, TIFR Mumbai

"Algebraic versus topological entropy for surfaces over finite fields."


91. Seminar August 14, 2015 (Fri 04:00 pm) Prof B Sury, ISI Bangalore

"Fifteen, two hundred and ninety and Bhargava."

90. Seminar August 13, 2015 (Thur 04:00 pm) Dr. Samir Kumar Biswas.

"Developing opto-acoustic based diagnostic devices: theory, design, optimization and patient measurement."


89. Seminar August 13, 2015 (Thur 04:00 pm) Dr. Ayanjeet Ghosh, Post Doc., Department of Chemistry University of Wisconsin Madison, USA

"Vibrational dynamics in proteins using two-dimensional infrared spectroscopy."

88. Colloquium August 06, 2015 (Thur 05:00 pm) Prof. Shyam Lal, Physical Research Laboratory, Navrangpura Ahmedabad

"Atmospheric Trace Gases: Effects of changing their abundances."


87. Seminar August 06, 2015 (Thur 04:00 pm) Dr. Malay Kumar Rana, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Kanpur

"Solvation behavior of nanoscopic hydrophobic solutes in polar liquids & Carbon capture."


86. Seminar August 06, 2015 (Thur 04:00 pm) Dr. M. C. Kumar, IMSc

"Threshold and RG improved Higgs boson production to N^3LO in QCD."


85. Seminar July 31, 2015 (Fri 04:00 pm) Dr. Shreedevi Masuti, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai.

"Zariski's theorem on complete ideals."


84. Seminar July 30 2015 (Thur 3:00 pm) Dr. Santosh Kumar, University of Edinburgh UK.

"Unravelling the Biophysical and Regulatory facets of RNA-protein interactions."

83. Seminar July 27, 2015 (Mon 04:00 pm) Dr. Kaliyamoorthy Alagiri, Laboratory of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Institute of Microbial Chemistry, Japan.

"Chemistry of Enolates and Stereoselective aldol reactions."

82. Seminar July 20, 2015 (Mon 04:00 pm) Dr. Smritimoy Pramanik, Frontier Institute for Biomolecular Engineering Research , Konan University Japan.

"Thermodynamics of nucleic acid structure formation under homogeneous and heterogeneous cell mimicking conditions."


81. Seminar July 17, 2015 (Fri 04:00 pm) Dr. Ritwik Mukherjee, TIFR Mumbai.

"Enumerative geometry of singular curves in a general linear system."


80. Seminar July 17, 2015 (Fri 03:00 pm) Prof. Umesh Varshney, Microbiology and Cell Biology Department, IISc Bangalore.

"Is initiation of protein synthesis in Escherichia coli an exclusive property of the initiator tRNA?."


79. Seminar July 06, 2015 (Mon 03:00 pm) Dr. K. Muthamizh selvan, Pondicherry University

"Ecology of sympatric large carnivores and human carnivore conflicts in north eastern India."

78. Seminar July 03, 2015 (Fri 03:00 pm) Dr. Krishna Kishore Inampudi, IECB, France & Yale University USA

 77. "Computational protein design (CPD) for enzyme design and protein engineering using directed evolution"

76. "Charging non-canonical amino acids or short peptides on tRNA using Flexizymes to study the stalling peptides in ribosomal complexes by X-ray crystallography"


75. Seminar July 01, 2015 (Wed 03:00 pm) Dr. Arundhati Ray, Amity Institute of Neuropsychology and Neurosciences, Noida

"Neural-immune interactions in brain development and disease"


74. Seminar June 17, 2015 (Wed 04:00 pm) Dr. Laure Bourgeois, Monash Centre for Electron Microscopy, Victoria 3800 Australia

"Probing surfaces and interfaces at the sub-nanoscale in nanostructured materials"


73. Seminar June 12, 2015 (Fri 04:00 pm) Dr. Monika Raj, Seton Hall University, NJ, USA

"Aldehyde Capture Ligation for Synthesis of Native Amide Bond"

72. Seminar June 04, 2015 (Thur 04:00 pm) Dr. Angela K. Baker, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany

"Atmospheric Observations of NMHCs and other Trace Gases using Passenger Aircraft: Results from the IAGOS-CARIBIC Observatory"


71. Seminar May 27, 2015 (Wed 11:00 am) Dr. Kuppusamy Mohan, School of Mechanical and Building Sciences VIT Chennai

"Response of benthic foraminifera to methane fluxes from marine gas hydrates at Blake Ridge during the late Neogene"


70. Seminar May 26, 2015 (Tue 04:00 pm) Dr. Mr S. P. Sethi, Former Principal Advisor (Energy) Planning Commission, Government of India

"India's Energy Needs"


69. Seminar May 25, 2015 (Mon 04:00 pm) Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Sagar University

"Development and conflicts of natural resources in the western Himalaya: Strategy and solution by adopting participatory management approach"
"LH-1, Lecture Hall Complex"

68. Seminar May 22, 2015 (Fri 04:00 pm) Dr. Chetan Balwe, TIFR Mumbai

"math-connectedness of schemes"
"LH1-Lecture Hall Complex"

67. Seminar May 21, 2015 (Thu 04:00 pm) Dr. Siddhartha Lal, IISER Kolkata

"Hall phases and a Lifshitz transition in a 2D Electron Gas with competing orders"


66. Seminar May 18, 2015 (Mon 04:00 pm) Dr. Rajesh K Kushawaha

"From double-slit interference to structural information in simple hydrocarbons"


65. Seminar May 12, 2015 (Tue 04:00 pm) Dr. Arkoprovo Biswas, IISER Bhopal

"Ambiguity in interpretation of Self-Potential anomaly and integrated study around South Purulia Shear Zone, India."


64. Seminar May 06, 2015 (Wed 04:00 pm) Dr. Tulasi Nandan Parashar, University of Delaware

"Kinetic Physics of Collisionless Turbulent Plasmas."

63. Seminar May 01, 2015 (Fri 12:15 pm) Dr. Om Prakash

"Manufacturing inventory models with trade credit finance under different realistic environments."


62. Seminar April 22, 2015 (Wed 3:00 pm) Prof. Ashis Das, Department of Biological Sciences, BITS,Pilani.

"Translation Research in Malaria: Molecular aspects of complicated human malaria and new approaches to diagnosis."


61. Seminar April 21, 2015 (Tue 4:00 pm) Prof. Abhay G. Bhatt, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi Centre.

"Pattern Races."

60. Seminar April 20, 2015 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr. Snehangshu PATRA, University of Evry, LAMBE, France.

"Electrochemistry of Materials: (bio) electrochemical systems for energy and sensors."


59. Seminar April 16, 2015 (Thur 4:00 pm) Dr. Karthick Kumar, University of California at Irvine, USA.

"Spectral Diffusion and Chemical Exchange dynamics using 2D-IR spectroscopy."

58. Seminar April 15, 2015 (Wed 3:00 pm) Prof. Raghavan Varadarajan, IISc Bangalore.

"Insights into protein structure, function and folding from saturation mutagenesis."


57. Collquium April 13, 2015 (Mon 6:15 pm) Prof. Raghavan Varadarajan, IISc Bangalore

"HIV-1 and influenza immunogen design."

56. Seminar April 13, 2015 (Mon 5:00 pm) Dr. Amit Kumar Bhattacharjee

"Particle and Field based methods for complex fluids and soft materials."


55. Seminar April 10, 2015 (Fri 5:15 pm) Dr. Silvio Dolfi, Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica "U. Dini"

"Character degrees and conjugacy class sizes of finite groups."

54. Colloquium April 10, 2015 (Fri 4:00 pm) Prof. Philip Maini, Wolfson Centre for Mathematical Biology, Mathematical Institute, Oxford University, UK

"Case Studies in Modelling Collective Cell Motion."

53. Seminar April 10, 2015 (Fri 3:00 pm) Dr. Mihir Mandal, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ Blacksburg, VA, 24061


52. Seminar April 09, 2015 (Thur 5:00 pm) Dr. Suresh Das, National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology , Trivandrum India

"Self-Assembled Photoresponsive Materials."

51. Seminar April 08, 2015 (Wed 5:15 pm) Prof. Philip Maini, Wolfson Centre for Mathematical Biology, Mathematical Institute, Oxford University

"Multi-scale modelling of vascular cancer growth."

50. Colloquium April 08, 2015 (Wed 4:00 pm) Dr. J. P. Mittal, Chemistry and Isotope Group, BARC

"Excitement and Challenges in Radiation Research."

49. Seminar April 08, 2015 (Wed 2:30 pm) Dr. Brajesh Mani

"Properties simulation and results of perovskite materials at finite temperatures."


48. Colloquium April 07, 2015 (Tues 6:00 pm) Dr. V. Ravindranath, Centre for Neuroscience, IISc Bengaluru

"Human Brain: Complexity Behind The Simplicity."

47. Seminar March 30, 2015 (Mon 3:00 pm) Dr. Faiyaz Khudsar Yamuna Biodiversity Park Delhi, Centre for Restoration of Degraded Ecosystems

"Losing Biodiversity... inviting catastrophe."


46. Colloquium March 27, 2015 (Fri 4:00 pm) Dr. Baldev Raj, NIAS Bengaluru

"Advanced Materials and Technologies."

45. Seminar March 27, 2015 (Fri 3:00 pm) Dr. Bhramar Chatterjee

"Local calculations of temperatures of black hole horizons."

44. Seminar March 26, 2015 (Thur 6:00 pm) Dr. Baldev Raj, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore

"Energy Security and Sustainability: Approaches and Priorities for Growing and Aspiring India."


43. Seminar March 26, 2015 (Thur 5:00 pm) Prof. S C Lakhotia Department of Zoology, BHU Varanasi

"Life of Omega Speckles in Drosophila cell nuclei."

42. Seminar March 26, 2015 (Thur 4:00 pm) Dr. Pratishruti Saha

"High energy collider signatures of physics Beyond the Standard Model."


41. Seminar March 26, 2015 (Thur 3:00 pm) Prof. Rohini Balakrishnan, Centre For Ecological Sciences, IISc Bangalore

"Acoustic communication in tree crickets: Biophysics to behavioural ecology."

40. Colloquium March 25, 2015 (Wed 5:30 pm) Dr. S. C. Lakhotia, BHU Varanasi

"Trans-disciplinary approaches in biology - past and future."


39. Colloquium March 25, 2015 (Wed 4:00 pm) Dr. Biman Bagchi, IISc Bengaluru

"Voyage through space and time : View of chemical dynamics at small scales."


38. Seminar March 20, 2015 (Fri 4:00 pm) Dr. Sumit Bhaduri, Adjunct Faculty, IIT Bombay

"Innovations in Chemistry and Chemistry of Innovations: the synergy between "know how" and "know why". "


37. Seminar March 19, 2015 (Thur 6:00 pm) Prof. N. Mukunda, Former Professor, Centre for Theoretical Studies at the IISc Bangalore

"Mathematics as the language of Nature- a historical view."

36. Seminar March 19, 2015 (Thur 5:00 pm) Prof. Sudipta Maiti, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai

"Toxic amyloid proteins:Where is the structure-function relationship?"

35. Seminar March 19, 2015 (Thur 4:00 pm) Dr. Jayamurugan Govindasamy, Department of Chemistry University of Cambridge, Lensfield Road, UK

"Functional Organic Materials: A Journey Through Small Molecules, Macromolecules, and Polymers."

34. Seminar March 16, 2015 (Mon 5:15 pm) Dr. Kavita Shah, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA

"Chemical Genetic Dissection of Signaling Pathways in Cancer and Alzheimer's disease."


33. Seminar March 13, 2015 (Fri 4:00 pm) Prof. Waclaw Marzantowicz, UAM Poznan Poland

"Bourgin-Yang version of the Borsuk-Ulam theorem."

32. Colloquium March 12, 2015 (Thur 4:00 pm) Prof. Suresh K. Bhargava, RMIT Melbourne

"Building with Bubbles: Is it the start of a New Generation of Catalysis."


31. Seminar March 10, 2015 (Tues 4:00 pm) Prof. V. Ramamurthy, University of Miami, USA

"Photochemistry in a capsule."

30. Seminar March 09, 2015 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr. Monika Sharma, IIIT Hyderabad

"In silico studies of DNA mismatch repair system:Understanding the conformational aspects of mismatch recognition."


29. Seminar March 09, 2015 (Mon 3:00 pm) Dr. Shomen Mukherjee, University of Haifa, Israel

"Titrating Prey-Predator Interactions:The non-consumptive effects."


28. Seminar Feb 27, 2015 (Fri 4:00 pm) Dr. Roop Mallik, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai

"The Journey of the Phagosome."


27. Seminar Feb 27, 2015 (Fri 3:00 pm) Dr. Sukant Khurana, IISER Kolkata

"Exploring neuronal and behavioral plasticity through combination of experiments and computation."

26. Seminar Feb 26, 2015 (Thur 4:00 pm) Dr. Shubhankar Bose, Anorganische Chemie, Germany

"New Perspectives and Thought-Provoking Boron Chemistry."

25. Colloquium Feb 24, 2015 (Tues 4:00 pm) Dr. Ashok K. Vijh, IREQ, Canada

"Excursions in Electrochemistry."

24. Seminar Feb 24, 2015 (Tues 12:00 noon) Prof. Shankar Subramaniam, UCSD

"Macrophage biology through the "omics" lens."


23. Colloquium Feb 23, 2015 (Mon 5:00 pm) Prof. Shankar Subramaniam, UCSD

"Challenges at the Interface of Engineering, Data and Life Sciences."

22. Seminar Feb 23, 2015 (Mon 4:00 pm) Prof. Flavio Seno, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Padova Italy

"Exploring the universe of protein folds."

21. Seminar Feb 19, 2015 (Thur 5:15 pm) Dr. Chamakuri Nagaiah, Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics, Austrian Academy of Sciences

"Primal-dual active set strategy for large scale optimization of cardiac defibrillation."

20. Seminar Feb 19, 2015 (Thur 4:00 pm) Dr. Rakesh K. Pandey, National Institute for Materials Science, Japan

"Metallo-supramolecular polymers based organic-metallic hybrid materials."

19. Colloquium Feb 18, 2015 (Wed 4:00 pm) Prof. Amitabha Chattopadhyay, CCMB

"Interaction of Membrane Cholesterol with G Protein-Coupled Receptors: Novel Insights in Health & Disease."

18. Seminar Feb 16, 2015 (Mon 5:00 pm) Dr. Yogish Snehi, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla

"Situating Popular Veneration."

17. Seminar Feb 09, 2015 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr. Gagan Kumar


16. Seminar Feb 09, 2015 (Mon 3:00 pm) Dr. Anna E. MacCourt

"Archaeology & History: Differences, Disagreements & Reconciliations"

15. Seminar Feb 07, 2015 (Fri 2:30 pm) Prof. R. Graham Cooks, Henry B. Hass Distinguished Professor, 2013 Dreyfus Prize Winner in the Chemical Sciences, Purdue University

"Measuring Molecules: Mass Spectrometers in Science,Medicine, and Business"

14. Seminar Feb 06, 2015 (Fri 5:15 pm) Dr. Pritam Ghosh, Rutgers University, New Jersey

"Dynamics of outer automorphisms of F_N"

13. Seminar Feb 06, 2015 (Fri 5:00 pm) Dr. Amitabha Bandyoapdhyay, IIT Kanpur

"Investigating role of BMP signaling in adult mice"

12. Seminar Feb 05, 2015 (Thur 4:00 pm) Dr. Satyam Mukherjee

"The Chronometric Knowledge Frontier : Universality in Science, Patenting and Law Abstract"

11. Seminar Jan 29, 2015 (Thur 5:00 pm) Prof. Adimurthi, TIFR CAM, Bangalore

"Hardy Sobolev inequality"

10. Seminar Jan 28, 2015 (Wed 4:00 pm) Dr. Praveen Vakayil Karthikeyan, CSIR-NIIST, Trivandrum India

"About Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer"

9. Seminar Jan 28, 2015 (Wed 4:00 pm) Dr. Syam Prakash Somasekharan, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

"Stress granules and their role in tumor progression"

8. Colloquium Jan 21, 2015 (Wed 4:00 pm) Prof. Douw Steyn, UBC Canada)

"A Retrospective Analysis of Ozone Formation in the Lower Fraser Valley, Canada"

7. Seminar Jan 20, 2015 (Tues 4:00 pm) Prof. Gopalan Srinivasan

"Clues to Evolution of Asteroid 4 Vesta as a Differentiated Planetary Body from Geochemical and Isotopic Studies"

6. Seminar Jan 16, 2015 (Fri 4:00 pm) Dr. Anamitra Mukherjee, Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Tennessee, USA

"Some aspects of correlated material phenomena"

5. Seminar Jan 15, 2015 (Thur 4:00 pm) Dr. Sushil, University of California, Davis, USA and CMS Collaboration, CERN

"Search for New Phenomena with Photon+X Final States at the CMS Experiment"

4. Seminar Jan 15, 2015 (Thur 4:00 pm) Dr. Mausumi Goswami, Department of Chemistry, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

"Spectroscopy and Dynamics in molecular beams: from van der Waals complexes to bimolecular reactions"

3. Seminar Jan 14, 2015 (Wed 4:00 pm) Dr. Mohan Chandra Joshi, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Texas

"The role of cohesion in chromosome segregation & Homologous Recombination mediated DNA repair in E. coli"

2. Seminar Jan 12, 2015 (Mon 4:00 pm) Dr. Amit Sachdeva, MRC-Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK

"Designer Biomolecules: From Artificial DNA Catalysts to Orthogonal Ribosome"

1. Seminar Jan 09, 2015 (Fri 5:15 pm) Dr. Penumaka Nagababu, CSIR Pool Scientist, Inorganic & Physical Chemistry division, CSIR-IICT Hyderabad

"Bioinorganic chemistry is growing significance in both therapeutic and diagnostic medicine"