Date Time Title Speaker
Jan 20, 2017
Friday
04.00 PM

Allostery in chaperonins: how and why?

Amnon Horovitz, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Jan 13, 2017
Friday
10.30 AM

Shear induced geometry and jamming in sphere packings

Vinutha H. A., TCIS, Hyderabad

Jan 12, 2017
Thursday
04.00 PM

Molecular mechanisms regulating cell fate specification in
the developing cerebral cortex

Bhavana Muralidharan, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai

Jan 12, 2017
Thursday
11.30 AM

Developmental mechanisms of projection neurons in the forebrain

Dhananjay Huilgol, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), New York

Jan 11, 2017
Wednesday
4.00 PM

Two quantum resistors: Next generation explorations

Bhaskaran Muralidharan, IIT-B, Mumbai

Jan 10, 2017
Tuesday
4.00 PM

Strategy to tune cooperativity in Spin-crossover compounds
and equilibrium dopant composition in Semiconductor Nanocrystals

Pradip Chakraborty, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Jan 09, 2017
Monday
4.00 PM

Nuclear Spins Far From Equilibrium

Malcolm H Levitt, University of Southampton, UK

Jan 05, 2017
Thursday
4.00 PM

Scaling up two dimensional nano-sheets

Varrla Eswaraiah, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Jan 03, 2017
Tuesday
4.00 PM

Hybrid Protein Nano-fibrils from Fundamentals to Material
Applications

Sreenath Bolisetty, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Dec 29, 2016
Thursday
4.00 PM

New Paradigms in protein Post Translational Modifications in yeast

Thanuja Krishnamoorthy, Clariant Chemicals India Ltd, Thane

Dec 28, 2016
Wednesday
4.00 PM

Exploring gene expression regulation at high resolution

Mridusmita Saikia, Cornell University, New York

Dec 27, 2016
Tuesday
4.00 PM

Sessile droplet evaporation – Geometry-control and curvature-driven phase segregation in binary mixtures

Prashant Valluri, University of Edinburgh, UK

Dec 21, 2016
Wednesday
4.00 PM

Collective flow in ultra-relativistic energy heavy ion collisions

Subrata Pal, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai

Dec 21, 2016
Wednesday
11.30 AM

What is string theory and how does it explain the origin of the universe

Keshav Dasgupta, McGill University, Montréal

Dec 20, 2016
Tuesday
4.00 PM

How intermixing populations evolve into distinct biological species: insights from a theoretical model

Himani Sachdeva, IST, Austria

Dec 15, 2016
Thursday
1.30 PM

The Interplay of Vorticity, Buoyancy, Particle Inertia and Phase Change in Cloud-flows

S Ravichandran, TCIS, Hyderabad

Dec 15, 2016
Thursday
10.30 AM

Effect of stratification and rotation on shear flow stability

Sharath K Jose, TCIS, Hyderabad

Dec 14, 2016
Wednesday
4.00 PM

Ultrafast exciton many body interactions in CsPbBr3 nanocrystals and few layer MoS2

K V Adarsh, IISER, Bhopal

Dec 10, 2016
Saturday
4.00 PM

Glass transition in dense systems of self-propelled particles

Chandan Dasgupta, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Dec 9, 2016
Friday
11.30 AM

Quantum entanglement in spin systems: Generating no local Bell pairs through dynamics

V. Subrahmanyam, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Dec 8, 2016
Thursday
4.00 PM

Role of large scale structures in instabilities and turbulence

Mahendra K. Verma, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Dec 8, 2016
Thursday
2.00 PM

Dissecting the role of Toll-like Receptors Innate Immune Signaling by NMR spectroscopy

Nabanita Das, University of Colorado Boulder, USA

Dec 7, 2016
Wednesday
4.00 PM

Recent advances in laser driven ion and neutron sources – current research activities at QUB

Satyabrata Kar, Queen’s University-Belfast, UK

Dec 6, 2016
Tuesday
4.00 PM

From visualizing femtosecond electron bunches in hot, dense plasmas to visualizing chemistry with femtosecond electron bunches

Gourab Chatterjee, Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Germany

Nov 28, 2016
Monday
4.00 PM

Two Dimensional Materials and Their Heterostructures

Pramoda Kumar Nayak, UNIST, Republic of Korea

Nov 22, 2016
Tuesday
4.00 PM

Self-assembly at nanoscale: polyhedral colloids and block-copolymers

Mihir Khadilkar, University of California, Santa Barbara

Nov 17, 2016
Thursday
Colloquium
11:30 AM

Magnetic and magnetoelectric coupling anomalies in spin-chain insulators

E.V. Sampathkumaran, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai

Nov 15, 2016
Tuesday
4:00 PM

Excluded Volumes of disordered linkers modulates the phase behavior of multivalent proteins

Tyler Harmon, Washington University, St. Louis, USA

Nov 10, 2016
Thursday
11:30 AM

Some Surprises and Open Questions in Soft Matter

Steve Granick, IBS Center for Soft and Living Matter, South Korea

Oct 26, 2016
Wednesday
4:00 PM

Hydrodynamics Driven by Intense Short-Pulse Lasers

John Pasley, York Plasma Institute, University of York, U.K.

Oct 25, 2016
Tuesday
4:00 PM

Entropic transport of macromolecules

Debasish Mondal, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Oct 14, 2016
Friday
11.30 AM

What’s common in your skin and gut?

Mahendra S Sonawane, Tata Institute of Fundamental
Research, Mumbai

Oct 13, 2016
Thursday
4.00 PM

Driven and Living Matter: Recent work in my group

Sriram Ramaswamy, TCIS, Hyderabad

Oct 6, 2016
Thursday
4.00 PM

Post-transcriptional Gene Silencing Mediated by RNA Binding Proteins

Mandar V. Deshmukh, CSIR-CCMB, Hyderabad

Oct 5, 2016
Wednesday
Colloquium
4.00 PM

Surprises with DNA

Somendra M Bhattacharjee, Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar

Oct 3, 2016
Monday
4.00 PM

Ligands for the Stabilization of Heavier Multiple Bonded Compounds

Vidya Praveen Bhallamudi, The Ohio State University, Columbus

Sep 29, 2016
Thursday
4.00 PM

Reprogramming Biology with an
Engineering Language

Sangram Bagh, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata

Sep 28, 2016
Wednesday
4.00 PM

Investigating Structure-Function Dynamics of Protein Homeostasis Regulators: Applications to Health and Disease

Parul Mishra, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester MA

Sep 27, 2016
Tuesday
4.00 PM

Light sheet fluorescence microscopy for fast, gentle, and high resolution imaging

Abhishek Kumar, NIBIB, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda

Sep 22, 2016
Thursday
4.00 PM

Chain Reconfiguration in Active Noise

Rajarshi Chakrabarti, IIT-B, Mumbai

Sep 21, 2016
Wednesday
Colloquium
4.00 PM

Concerning pleats and slip: Do we have a new perspective on plastic deformation?

Surajit Sengupta, TCIS, Hyderabad
Sep 20, 2016
Tuesday
4.00 PM

Coordination-Induced Dynamic Supramolecular
Architectures: Molecule-based Materials in-Solution and on-Surface

Sreejit Shankar Pooppanal, Otto Diels Institute for Organic
Chemistry, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Germany

Sep 2, 2016
Friday
11.30 AM

Additivity and Mass Fluctuation in Nonequilibrium Mass Transport Processes

Punyabrata Pradhan, S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic
Sciences, Kolkata

Sep 1, 2016
Thursday
4.00 PM

Moving Electronic Charges Through Molecules

Ravindra Venkatramani, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai

Aug 29, 2016
Monday
4.00 PM

Estimation of solid-liquid interfacial tension using curved surface of a soft solid

Animangsu Ghatak , IIT Kanpur

Aug 23, 2016
Tuesday
4.00 PM

Understanding elementary chemical processes on surfaces using molecular beam – surface scattering experiments

Pranav R. Shirhatti, Georg-August University of Göttingen
and Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen

Aug 22, 2016
Monday
4.00 PM

A laser strainmeter for the Universe

Rana Adhikari, Dept of Physics, California Institute of Technology

Aug 18, 2016
Thursday

4.00 PM

Localized Operator Partitioning Method for Electronic Energy Transfer

Jayashree Nagesh, University of Toronto, Canada

Aug 16, 2016
Tuesday

4.00 PM

NMR Spectroscopic Insights into Hsp70 Chaperone-Substrate Interactions

Ashok Sekhar, University of Toronto, Canada

Aug 11, 2016
Thursday

11.30 AM

Entanglement in light-matter system

Manas Kulkarni, CUNY, USA

Aug 9, 2016
Tuesday

4.00 PM

Controlling Defect Dynamics in a 2d Active Nematic

Suraj Shankar, Syracuse University, NY

Aug 4, 2016
Thursday

4.00 PM

Spin Dynamics in General Relativity

Satish Kumar Saravanan, Universiteit Leiden, The Netherlands

July 27, 2016
Wednesday

4.00 PM

Decoding the Neural proteome in health and disease using (N)CATs

Aditi Bhattacharya, CBDR, inStem, Bangalore

July 19 2016
Tuesday

4.00 PM

Line Defect dynamics and solid mechanics

Amit Acharya, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh

July15 2016
Friday
Infosys Lecture

4:00 PM

Hyperbolic Geometry and Chaos in the complex plane

Mahan Mj, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai

July 15 2016
Friday
Colloquium

11.30 AM

Harbingers of higher education & research and national development in Independent India: A selective comprehension

Arun K Grover, Panjab University,Chandigarh

July12 2016
Tuesday

4.00 PM

Imaging molecular dynamivs with femtosecond UV and VUV laser sources

Niraghatam Bhargava Ram, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich

July 12 2016
Tuesday
Colloquium

11.30 AM

Shyam Prasad Mukherjee to Swayamprakasham: (Make in India)

A.V. Rao, Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad

July 7 2016
Thursday

11.30 AM

Broadband omnidirectional metamaterials

Venu Gopal Achanta,Tata Institute of Fundamental Research,Mumbai

June 23 2016
Thursday

4:00 PM

Attractive interactions in collapse and aggregation of similarly-charged polymers

Vani Vemparala, IMSc, Chennai

June 23 2016
Wednesday

11:30 AM

Encoding mechano-memories in F-actin networks

Sayantan Majumdar, James Franck Institute, University of Chicago, USA

June 22 2016
Wednesday

4:00 PM

Biomechanics and Bio-Inspired Solutions for Aerial Locomotion in Complex Environments

Sridhar Ravi, RMIT University, Melbourne

June 21 2016
Tuesday

4:00 PM

Universal scaling properties in dissipative granular systems undergoing clustering

Dibyendu Das, IIT-Bombay, Mumbai

June 21 2016
Tuesday

11:30 AM

Macromolecular structure and dynamics in crowded environments

Anand Yethiraj, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

June 20 2016
Monday

4:00 PM

Nematic-columnar phase transition in oriented hard rectangles

R. Rajesh, IMSc, Chennai

June 20 2016
Monday

11:30 AM

An emerging threat to adult brains in rural India

Yogesh Kalkonde, Society for Education, Action and Research in Community Health (SEARCH), Gadchiroli

June 16 2016
Thursday

4:00 PM

Cooperativity of Non-Covalent Interactions

G.Narahari Sastry, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad

June 15 2016
Wednesday

4:00 PM

Feedback and Dynamics in Biomolecular Circuit Design

Shaunak Sen, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

June 8 2016
Wednesday

4:00 PM

Effect of Topological Defects in Quantum Mesoscopic Systems and in Quantum Solids

Debabrata Sinha, TCIS, Hyderabad

May 18 2016
Wednesday

4:00 PM

Surface-Confined Self-Assembly

Mario Ruben, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

May 12 2016
Thursday

4:00 PM

Nanoscale Hybrids with Engineered Interfaces: Synthesis Strategy, Microscopic Investigation & their Potential Applications

Paromita Kundu, Peter-Gruenberg Institute, Germany

May 5, 2016
Wednesday

4:00 PM

Analyzing proteins and cells using plasmonic nanostructures

Shourya Dutta Gupta, University of Texas at Austin, Texas

May 4, 2016
Wednesday

4:00 PM

Biological networks : disease and complexity

P K Mohanty, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata

May 3, 2016
Tuesday

4:00 PM

Dynamics of Camphoric Acid Boat at the Air-Water Interface

V Sathish Akella, OIST Graduate University, Okinawa

May 3 2016
Tuesday

11:30 AM

Zeroth law in non-equilibrium – a hot needle in water

P K Mohanty, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata

April 29, 2016
Friday

11:30 AM

Thermodynamics vs. Dynamics: Perspectives from phase transitions and fluid turbulence

Mahendra K. Verma, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

April 28, 2016
Thursday

4:00 PM

New Form of Matter: De-confined state of Quarks and Gluons

Bedangadas Mohanty, NISER, Bhubaneswar

April 28, 2016
Thursday

11:30 AM

Two problems in physical biology

Gautam I. Menon, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai

April 27, 2016
Wednesday

11:30 AM

Frequency domain Optical Parametric Amplification

Francois Legare, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Canada

April 26, 2016
Tuesday

4:00 PM

Heterogeneous Pattern Formation of Colloids at the oil water interface using DNA linkers

Darshana Joshi, University of Cambridge, UK

April 25, 2016
Monday

4:00 PM

Artificial quantum materials with correlated electrons

Srimanta Middey, University of Arkansas, AR, USA

April 21, 2016
Thursday

4:00 PM

New method to compute force chains in granular media

Shiladitya Sengupta, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

April 20, 2016
Wednesday

12:00 PM

Effects of wall-geometry on the stability of channel flow, and of variable properties on film flow

Mamta Raju Jotkar, TCIS, Hyderabad

April 19, 2016
Tuesday

4:00 PM

Mechanobiology of Collective Cell Migration

Tamal Das, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Germany

April 7, 2016
Thursday

4:00 PM

The Electronic transport in high mobility graphene role of electronic interactions

Mandar M. Deshmukh, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai

April 5, 2016
Tuesday

4:00 PM

Fishing for new deterrents to counter smoking addiction

Ajay S Mathuru, Yale NUS College, Singapore

March 31, 2016
Thursday

4:00 PM

The New Wave in Physics, Astronomy and Technology

C S Unnikrishnan, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai

March 23 2016
Wednesday

4:00 PM

Magnetic Nanoswimmers

Ambarish Ghosh, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

March 22 2016
Tuesday

4:00 PM

Toward the first pure gas-phase spectroscopy of C60+ in true interstellar conditions

Sunil Kumar S, Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik, Germany

March 18 2016
Friday

11:30 AM

Short Time Spans in Ultrafast Science

Jan Michael Rost, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany

March 17 2016
Thursday

04:00 PM

Unraveling the Chemistry of Organostibonic Acids

Viswanathan Baskar, University of Hyderabad

March 12, 2016
Saturday

3:00 PM

New generation PNA analogues for effective cell permeation

Krishna N Ganesh, IISER, Pune

Mar 11, 2016
Friday
Colloquium

4:00 PM

50 Years of Moore’s Law: Looking back, Looking forward

Arnab Bhattacharya, TIFR, Mumbai

Mar 11, 2016
Friday
Colloquium

12:00 PM

NATURALLY, Tread Softly on the Planet

Vikram Soni, Centre for Theoretical Physics, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

March 10, 2016
Thursday

4:00 PM

Colloids as Model Systems to Study Structural, Dissipation and Transport Phenomena

Manas Khan, University of California – Los Angeles

March 9, 2016
Wednesday

11:30 AM

Non-Boltzmann Ensembles and Monte Carlo Simulation

K. P. N. Murthy, Manipal University, Manipal, KA

March 7, 2016
Monday

4:00 PM

Black hole Physics at large D

Shiraz Minwalla, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. Mumbai

March 1, 2016
Tuesday

04:00 PM

Challenges to understanding Cosmic Magnetism

Kandaswamy Subramanian, Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune

Feb 25, 2016
Thursday

04:00 PM

Inorganic photocatalysts: The correlation of atomic-scale structure and functionality

Maya Bar-Sadan, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Feb 25, 2016
Thursday

11:30 AM

Particle Droplets and Fields in Turbulence

Rahul Pandit, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Feb 24, 2016
Wednesday
Public
Lectures

3:30 PM

Micro-organism swimming: individual and collective behaviour (Venue: Seminar Hall, School of Life Sciences; University of Hyderabad)

Timothy J Pedley, University of Cambridge, UK

Feb 22, 2016
Monday

4:00 PM

Spherical Squirmers: models for swimming micro-organisms

Timothy J Pedley, University of Cambridge, UK

Feb 19, 2016
Friday

11:30 PM

Analytical solutions for von Kármán streets of hollow vortices in compressible flows

Vikas Shivani Krishnamurthy, Imperial College London, UK

Feb 18, 2016
Thursday

4:00 PM

Diffusion with stochastic resetting

Satya N Majumdar, LPTMS, Université de Paris-Sud, France

Feb 17, 2016
Wednesday

4:00 PM

Random Convex Hulls and Extreme Value Statistics: Applications to Ecology and Animal Epidemics

Satya N Majumdar, LPTMS, Université de Paris-Sud, France

Feb 16, 2016
Tuesday

4:00 PM

Synchronizing by uncoupling

Sagar Chakraborty, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Feb 11, 2016
Thursday

4:00 PM

Engineering quantum transport in low dimensional electron systems

Chandni U, IQIM, Caltech, CA

Feb 10, 2016
Wednesday
Colloquium

4:00 PM

Cholesterol in Biology and Medicine: History, Myths, and Excitement

Amitabha Chattopadhyay, CCMB, Hyderabad

Jan 29, 2016
Friday

4:00 PM

Dealing with disorder

Abhijit Mookerjee, S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata

Jan 28, 2016
Thursday

4:00 PM

Solids and fluids at interfaces: Novel simulation techniques

Jürgen Horbach, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany

Jan 25, 2016
Wednesday

4:00 PM

Exploring the mechanisms underlying maintenance of Drosophila neural stem cells using novel genetic approaches

Sonal Nagarkar Jaiswal, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Jan 21, 2016
Wednesday

4:00 PM

Quantum Correlations, Chaos and Information

Vaibhav Madhok, University of British Columbia, Canada

Jan 20, 2016
Wednesday

4:00 PM

Thermodynamics of aggregation of amyloid proteins

Kanchan Garai, TCIS, Hyderabad

Jan 19, 2015
Tuesday

4:00 PM

Electron transport and photogalvanic effect in nanowires

Sajal Dhara, Institute of Optics, University of Rochester, NY

Jan 14, 2016
Thursday

4:00 PM

Soft Interfacial Materials

Prathima C. Nalam, University of Illinois
Urbana-Champaign,USA

Jan 13, 2016
Wednesday

4:00 PM

Driving computer simulation using simple models and enhanced sampling techniques

Jagannath Mondal, TCIS, Hyderabad

Jan 13, 2016
Wednesday

11:30 AM

The turbulent ‘mixing’ layer as a problem in vortex gas statistical mechanics

Saikishan Suryanarayanan, JNCASR, Bengaluru

Jan 12, 2016
Tuesday

4:00 PM

Genetic dissection of neuronal maintenance and demise

Manish Jaiswal, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

Jan 8, 2016
Friday
Colloquium

1:25 PM

Shedding Light on the Mystery of Dark Matter

Sridhara Rao Dasu, University of Wisconsin, USA

Jan 7, 2016
Thursday

4:00 PM

Symmetry Constrained Bounds on Spin Dynamics

Malcolm H Levitt, University of Southampton, UK

Jan 7, 2016
Thursday

11:30 AM

Flexoelectricity in Lipid Bilayer Membranes, Cholesterol Preferences, and the Selectivity of Ion pumps

Himanshu Khandelia, MEMPHYS, University of Southern Denmark

Jan 6, 2016
Wednesday
Colloquium

4:00 PM

Spin Isomers and Long-lived Nuclear Spin States

Malcolm H Levitt, University of Southampton, UK

Jan 6, 2016
wednesday

11:30 AM

Cluster glass transition of ultra-soft potential fluids

Kunimasa Miyazaki, Nagoya University, Japan

Jan 5, 2016
Tuesday

4:00 PM

Optical magnetism

Uttam Manna, James Franck Institute, University of Chicago

Jan 4, 2016
Monday

4:00 PM

Regulatory Mechanisms in Cyclic Nucleotide Signalling as Revealed by NMR

Giuseppe Melacini, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada

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