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    CRSI Bronze Medal to Prof. Sujit K. Ghosh

    Posted on Jul 11, 2022
    Prof. Sujit K. Ghosh, Professor of Chemistry at IISER Pune, has won a Bronze Medal of Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI).CRSI is a premier professional chemical society of India established in 1999 with an aim to facilitate and promote research and education in all branches of chemistry....
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    Computer simulations on sodium-ion battery electrolytes

    Posted on Apr 20, 2022
    Computer simulations reveal molecular interactions and ion dynamics in sodium-ion battery electrolytes In a recent series of papers, Prof. Arun Venkatnathan’s group has been studying intermolecular interactions and ion dynamics in sodium battery electrolytes through state-of-the-art computer ...
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    Catalysis made faster through hole migration

    Posted on Feb 25, 2022
    In a recent paper in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, researchers from IISER Pune and Rice University studied a fascinating mechanism for catalysis. Their results offer clues to a more directed approach for designing new catalysts. Catalysts help accelerate a chemica...
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    Dr. Vaidhyanathan named Associate Editor of Chemistry of Materials

    Posted on Jan 17, 2022
    Dr. Ramanathan Vaidhyanathan has been appointed as an Associate Editor of the journal Chemistry of Materials. Published by the American Chemical Society, Chemistry of Materials is a peer-reviewed scientific journal with a focus on research at the interface of chemistry, chemical engineering, and mat...
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    Capturing carbon dioxide from a humid gas stream

    Posted on Jan 03, 2022
    A paper with researchers from University of Calgary, University of Alberta, University of Ottawa, and companies Svante and BASF SE describes a new compound, a metal organic framework (MOF), that can capture carbon dioxide at an unprecedented scale from a stream of gas containing water.  Dr...
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    SERB-STAR Award to Prof. Sutirth Dey and Prof. R. Boomi Shankar

    Posted on Dec 17, 2021
    Prof.  Sutirth Dey and Prof. R. Boomi Shankar are among those selected to receive the SERB-STAR award for 2021. A total of 19 researchers from research institutions across India have been selected for this Award for the year 2021.  The Science and Technology Award for Research (STAR) ...
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    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...
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    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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    C. N. R. Rao Award to R. Vaidhyanathan

    Posted on Jul 19, 2021
    Dr. Ramanathan Vaidhyanathan, Associate Professor in Chemistry at IISER Pune, has been selected for the Prof. C. N. R. Rao Award for Research in Inorganic and Physical Chemistry for the year 2021. The award is given by the C. N. R. Rao Foundation and Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific ...
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    Creating spaces for defined chemical interactions

    Posted on Jun 15, 2021
    Creating spaces for defined chemical interactions: a new phosphorus-based supramolecule to spot chirality In a recent paper in the journal Angewandte Chemie, Prof. R. Boomi Shankar’s group at IISER Pune described the design and synthesis of an amino-phosphonium supramolecule for the chiral re...
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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...