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  • New in Campus

    CRSI Bronze Medals to Srabanti Chaudhury and R. Boomi Shankar

    Posted on Oct 05, 2021
    Dr. Srabanti Chaudhury and Prof. R. Boomi Shankar are among those selected to receive the Bronze Medals of the Chemical Research Society of India for 2022. The Bronze Medal of CRSI honors young researchers for their contributions to research in chemistry. The CRSI, a premier professional chemical s...
  • Recent updates from the ECS Department

    Posted on Oct 05, 2021
    July 29, 2021 Gyana Tripathy is invited to deliver lecture in Jadavpur University (India) titled “Re-Os geochronology of organic-rich sedimentary rocks” July 16, 2021 Devapriya Chattopadhyay delivers an invited talk titled “Paleontological research inthe Indian subcontinent: at ...
  • Events

    IISER Pune community walks 6265 km in Step-up Step-in Challenge

    Posted on Oct 02, 2021
    In early September this year, the Sports Club and Sports Committee at IISER Pune initiated the "Step-up Step-in Challenge" where they called out to the institute members to walk, and, as a group, complete within two weeks a collective distance of 3500 kilometers, which corresponds to the approx...
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    IISc-IISER Pune Twenty-20 Symposium 2021

    Posted on Sep 22, 2021
    The twenty-20 symposium, jointly organised by IISER Pune and IISc Mathematics departments took place on September 17-18, 2021. We had 40 online short research talks by members of both departments (faculty, post-docs, and advanced PhD students) over 2 days. We are hopeful that this activity would p...
  • Research News

    Pushing the boundaries of functional protein nanotechnology

    Posted on Sep 18, 2021
    Dr. Britto Sandanaraj’s group is working on developing new technologies and engineering new molecules for applications in the field of chemical biology and molecular imaging. In a recent set of papers, the group reported synthesis of new types of self-assembling artificial proteins and design ...
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    Sudipta Sarkar elected Fellow of Geological Society of London

    Posted on Sep 13, 2021
    Dr. Sudipta Sarkar (Assistant Professor, Earth and Climate Science) has been elected a Fellow of Geological Society of London. Dr. Sudipta Sarkar The Geological Society of London is the oldest professional body of geologists in the world, founded in 1807. The Society works to improve know...
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    Atal Incubation Centre inaugurated at IISER Pune

    Posted on Apr 09, 2021
    The online inauguration and formal virtual launch of IISER Pune's technology business incubator, Atal Incubation Centre (AIC) - IISER Pune SEED Foundation (AIC-SEED) was held today. A recording of the inauguration event is here.  Dr. R.A. Mashelkar, FRS, National Research Professor, and emi...
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    DAE Raja Ramanna Fellowship to Prof. Shyam Rai

    Posted on Apr 07, 2021
    Prof. Shyam S. Rai, Professor Emeritus, Department of Earth and Climate Science has received the Raja Ramanna Fellowship for this year. The fellowship, initiated in the year 2000 by the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), recognises senior scientists, engineers and technologists involved in ...
  • Research News

    A rose is a rose is a rose; not so for calcium!

    Posted on Mar 17, 2021
    Most things are what they are, no matter what their genesis. For calcium though, provenance matters. This is the take-home from a recently published study from Dr. Suhita Nadkarni’s group at IISER Pune in which the team has investigated if and how calcium ions from different sources impact memory ...
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    On the therapeutic potential of heparan sulfates

    Posted on Mar 17, 2021
    In a recent series of papers, Dr. Raghavendra Kikkeri’s group explores the therapeutic potential of heparan sulfate, a linear carbohydrate (polysaccharide) molecule, which is typically found at the cell surface and in the extracellular matrix that holds cells together. Shown to be important...
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    DBT Awards to Anjan Banerjee and Harinath Chakrapani

    Posted on Feb 24, 2021
    Prof. Anjan Banerjee (Professor, Biology and Chair, Institutional Committee on Administration) has been awarded the Tata Innovation Fellowship 2020-21, and Prof. Harinath Chakrapani (Professor, Chemistry and Dean, International Relations and Outreach) has won the S. Ramachandran National Bioscienc...
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    Dr. Siddhesh Kamat gets CDRI 2021 Award

    Posted on Feb 20, 2021
    Dr. Siddhesh Kamat (Associate Professor, Biology) has received CDRI 2021 award for Excellence in Drug Research in the Life Sciences category. Given each year by the CSIR's Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, these awards recognize exceptional work in drug research. The awards ...
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    2020-21 IISER Pune IDeaS Scholarships Declared

    Posted on Jan 29, 2021
    IISER Pune-IDeaS Scholarship is awarded to outstanding undergraduates and PhD scholars at IISER Pune. In the 2020-21 academic year, 6 BSMS, 5 Integrated PhD, and 10 PhD students have been awarded this scholarship. The selection is based on grades during the first two semesters at IISER Pune. ...
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    Academy Fellowships to three IISER Pune Scientists

    Posted on Jan 04, 2021
    In recognition of their contribution to the respective areas of research, three scientists at IISER Pune, Prof. Anjan Banerjee (Professor, Biology), Dr. Thomas Pucadyil (Associate Professor, Biology) and Dr. Seema Sharma (Associate Professor, Physics) are among those elected as Fellows of the Indi...
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    Sun Pharma Research Award to Prof. Srivatsan

    Posted on Dec 29, 2020
    Prof. S G Srivatsan (Chemistry, IISER Pune) has been selected for the Sun Pharma Research Award for 2020 in the Pharmaceutical Sciences category. Each year, the Award recognises excellent original research by Indian scientists in medical and pharmaceutical sciences. The prize carries a trophy, cit...
  • Events

    SAC and MSCERT led Marathi Demonstration Series Completes Ten Episodes

    Posted on Dec 18, 2020
    During the COVID -19 pandemic, when most of the schools were either closed or functioning online, a collaboration between the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Maharashtra and IISER Pune’s Science Activity Center (SAC) harnessed the online medium to reach students, teache...
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    Online Science Demo Series Completes 25 Episodes

    Posted on Dec 08, 2020
    While schools were either closed or functioning online due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Science Activity Center (SAC) at IISER Pune harnessed the online medium to reach students, teachers, and science enthusiasts all over the country. SAC initiated various online workshops and webinars during this...