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Mini Symposium on Emergence of Life  Feb 20, 2019

Biology at IISER Pune is hosting a one day mini-symposium on
Emergence of life: From messy chemistry to ordered networks
 
Date: February 20, 2019
 
Venue: Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya Hall, First floor, Guesthouse-cum-Mini Convention Centre, IISER Pune
 
Schedule and Speakers:

10.00 to 10.30 am: Irena Mamajanov (ELSI) on “From messy chemistry to the origin of life” 

10.30 to 11.00 am: Nita Sahai (Univ of Akron) on “Role of minerals on prebiotic processes”

11.00 to 11.20 am: Coffee/tea break

11.20 to 11.50 am: Niraja Bapat (IISER Pune) on “Effect of prebiotic co-solutes on nonenzymatic replication”

11.50 to 12.20 pm: Sandeep Ameta (NCBS) on “Autocatalytic sets of RNA replicators in origin of life”

12.20 to 12.50 pm: Sandeep Krishna (NCBS) on “A theoretical study of conditions that enable the emergence and growth of autocatalytic sets”

1.00 to 2 pm: Lunch break

2.00 to 2.30 pm: Tony Jia (ELSI) on “Polyester membraneless microdroplets as primitive protocells”

2.30 to 3.00 pm: Susovan Sarkar (IISER Pune) on “Compositional heterogeneity of protocellular membranes: Implications for emergence of mixed vesicular systems”

3.00 to 3.20 pm: Coffee/tea break

3.20 to 3.50 pm: Chaitanya Giri (Gateway House) on “Cosmic carbon and habitability” 

3.50 to 4.20 pm: Shashi Thutupalli (NCBS) on “Building life-like features from the bottom up”

 
Use this quick registration link to register yourself (last date for registration February 18, 2019).
 

 

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