Past Events

Date/Time: 28 Dec 2019 to 31 Dec 2019
Venue: Empires Hotel, Puri
Speaker: Dr Kishore Panigrahi, SBS, NISER
Website:
https://www.niser.ac.in/national-arabidopsis-meeting/
Date/Time: 12 Dec 2017 to 16 Dec 2017
Venue: School of Biological Sciences

This meeting is scheduled to be held on 12-16 December 2017. The highlighted areas are "Stem cell patterning, light signaling and flowering time control, leaf development and plant pathogen interactions”. 7 international speakers along with 20-25 Indian scientists working on Arabidopsis will...

Website:
https://www.niser.ac.in/icpdb2017/
Date/Time: 02 May 2017 to 05 May 2017
Venue: ILS, Bhubaneswar

3rd Orientation Workshop on Lab. Animal Sciences

Website:
http://www.niser.ac.in//notices/2017/academic/3rd_Orientation_Workshop_on_Lab-Animal-Sciences.pdf
Date/Time: 17 Mar 2017
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. P Babu, National Centre for Biological Sciences -TIFR, Glycomics and Glycoproteomics & Biologics Characterization, GKVK Post, Bangalore 560065

A “Sweet” Tale of Two Regenerative model Organisms

Date/Time: 15 Mar 2017
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Hari Anutthaman, Science Academy of India (SAI), Non-profit research lab/science outreach organisation in Chennai, India

Unusual enzymes from anaerobic bacteria: biochemistry and relevance to the environment and human health" 

Date/Time: 27 Feb 2017
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Bhabatosh Das, THSTI, Delhi

Molecular Insights into Antimicrobial Resistance Traits of Multidrug Resistant Enteric Pathogens isolated from India

Date/Time: 17 Feb 2017
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Tina Mukherjee, INSTEM, Bangalore

Sensory Perception in Myeloid Cell Development and Function

Date/Time: 13 Feb 2017
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Dipanjan Guha, NISER, Bhubaneswar

Understanding role of probiotic Lactobacillus delbruckei sp. bulgaricus in mouse model on host response and gut microbiome  

Date/Time: 06 Jan 2017
Venue: School of Biological Sciences

 This one-day event had a total of 6 acclaimed immunologist from India as speakers, nearly 300 student and faculty participants mostly from in and around Bhubaneswar

Website:
http://www.niser.ac.in/IIS-Odisha-Chapter/
Date/Time: 27 Dec 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Mukesh Nyati, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Development of a potential Drug: Peptide to Small molecule and Road Blocks 

Date/Time: 23 Dec 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. MRN Murthy, MBU, IISc

Structure based functional annotation of proteins

Date/Time: 19 Dec 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. Sutapa Chakrabarti, Institute of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Free University Berlin, Germany

Molecular mechanisms of targeted mRNA 

Date/Time: 09 Dec 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Shiva Prasad , NCBS, Bangalore

Insights into Small RNA biogenesis and their functions in plants 

Date/Time: 08 Dec 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. N. G. Chakraborty, UCHC, CT, USA

Manipulation of Regulatory T cells to improve Therapeutic outcome for Cancer

Date/Time: 06 Dec 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Sourav Haldar, Section on Integrative Biophysics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA

Lipid Membrane Organization, Lipid-Protein Interaction  and Viral Fusion 

Date/Time: 05 Dec 2016 to 10 Dec 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences

 The Indian Society for Comparative Endocrinology (ISCE) and SBS, NISER jointly organized this workshop. There were 12 participants from all over India and total 30 students participated in the workshop. This 5-day event had 6 speakers from Academia, 4 speakers from Industry who also ...

Date/Time: 02 Dec 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. Joe Lutkenhaus, Kansas Medical Center, USA

Assembly and activation of the divisome in E. coli

Date/Time: 04 Nov 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Ashok Mahapatra , Former Director, AIIMS Bhubaneswar

Scope of health care workers and current status  of medical education in India today

Date/Time: 26 Oct 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Debasish Choudhary, Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar

Boundary-compliant compaction and positioning of E.coli chromosomes 

Date/Time: 24 Oct 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. Naga Mohan, BITS Pilani-Hyderabad

Variants of Uncertain Significance: The conundrum of 15q11.2 CNVs

Date/Time: 17 Oct 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Tapas Manna, IISER TVM

Architecture of Spindle-Chromosome Interface: how far we are to build it. 

Date/Time: 23 Sep 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Paul Held , BIOTEK USA

Imaging and image analysis 

Date/Time: 16 Sep 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. B. J Rao, Department of Biological Sciences, TIFR, Mumbai

Regulation of mammalian genome dynamics at the level of Chromosome Territories & Replication Forks 

Date/Time: 16 Sep 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof Parimal Sen, BOSE Institute, Calcutta

Remodelling the cellular calcium homeostasis with a synthetic dihydropyrimidone, Nifetepimine: A targeted approach towards immune-rejuvenation and cancer regression

Date/Time: 15 Sep 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Arati Ramesh, NCBS, TIFR, Bengaluru

Structure to signaling: Understanding biological roles and mechanisms of non-coding RNAs in bacteria.

Date/Time: 08 Sep 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Kannan, Scientist-D, C-CAMP, Bangalore

Metabolomics and its future applications

Date/Time: 07 Sep 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. Ullas S. Kolthur, DBS, TIFR, Mumbai

(CoA) gulating metabolic inputs, As(SIRT)ing communication and MICRO-managing mitochondria during health and Aging

Date/Time: 31 Aug 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. M R S Rao, JNCASR, Bangalore

Non-coding RNA

Date/Time: 23 Aug 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Sunish Radhakrishanan, IISER TVM

Topoisomerase IV activity in bacteria gets a redox switch

Date/Time: 19 Aug 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Roop Mallik, Department of Biological Sciences, TIFR, Mumbai

Geometry, Cholesterol and Kala-azar 

Date/Time: 04 Aug 2016 to 06 Aug 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences

This 3-day event was conducted in NISER, Bhubaneswar. This event had 6 speakers from Academia, 6 speakers from Industry, 33 student percipients and “hands-on-training sessions” to 3 high-end imaging systems. This was an exemplary Industry-Academia partnership between Olympus and NISER.  

Date/Time: 13 Jul 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Soumen Chakraborty, Scientist-E, Institute of Life Science, Bhubaneswar

BCR-ABL mediated repression of miR-223 results in the activation of MEF2C and PTBP2 in chronic myeloid leukemia

Date/Time: 01 Jul 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Sudip Mondal, Department of Mechanical Engineering The University of Texas at Austin, Texas 78712, USA

High-resolution three-dimensional imaging of C. elegans

Date/Time: 25 Jun 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. P Gopinath , Institute of Medical Biology, Biomedical Science Institutes 8A, Biomedical grove, Singapore-138648.

Can injury cause cancer? Epithelial carcinomas hijack a molecular switch from wound healing to promote their invasion 

Date/Time: 15 Jun 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. Rajiv Mohan, University of Missouri, Coloumbia, USA

Nanotechnology Applications in curing blindness 

Date/Time: 13 Jun 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Aseem Mishra, UGC-Assistant Professor P.G. Department of Biotechnology Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar
Date/Time: 18 May 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Pradeep Kumar, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology Thycaud PO, Poojappura, Trivandrum 695014, Kerala
Date/Time: 26 Apr 2016 to 29 Apr 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences

A Four day intensive workshop on laboratory animal science was jointly organized by NISER and ILS for research scholars and students involved with research with animals. The objective of this workshop was to prime researchers with basic facts and principles that are essential for the humane use...

Date/Time: 06 Mar 2016 to 13 Mar 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences

This 4 day workshop cum 2 day conference had around 15 instructors cum speakers and 40 participants for workshop and 150 participants for the conference. There were 4 international speakers

Website:
http://www.niser.ac.in/pai-conference/
Date/Time: 06 Feb 2016
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Bhabatosh Das, THSTI, Delhi

Microbial Ecology in the Gut of Healthy Indians living in Urban and Rural Areas

Date/Time: 23 Dec 2015 to 24 Dec 2015
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Date/Time: 13 Dec 2015 to 14 Dec 2015
Venue: School of Biological Sciences

The meeting was organized on Dec. 13 and 14, 2015 at NISER, Bhubaneswar. Prof. P. Balaram, IISc, Bangalore delivered Prof. K.S. Krishnan Memorial lecture and inaugurated the meeting on Dec. 13.  This was followed by the keynote lecture by Prof. Abba J. Kastin, Pennington Biomedical Research ...

Date/Time: 04 Aug 2015
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Santi Senapathi, Scientist-D, Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar

Identification and validation of drugs against pancreatic cancer associated fibroblast or stellate cells through drug repositioning

Date/Time: 13 Jul 2015 to 15 Jul 2015
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Date/Time: 02 Apr 2015
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. J. Gowrishankar, Director, CDFD, Hyderabad.

On the Method of Science, Darwinian Evolution, and the Central Dogma

Date/Time: 01 Feb 2015
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. S.K. Apte, BARC, Mumbai.

Life in the vicinity of operating nuclear power plants possible impact on biodiversity, agriculture and human health

Date/Time: 18 Dec 2014
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Date/Time: 18 Dec 2014 to 22 Dec 2014
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Website:
http://www.83sbci.com/
Date/Time: 18 Dec 2014
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Date/Time: 01 Sep 2014
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. Shahid Jameel, CEO, Wellcome Trust-DBT

From Chemistry to Viruses –Lessons from a Career in Science. 

Date/Time: 01 Aug 2014
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. Seyed E. Hasnain, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

TB, caused by Mycobacterium continues to be a Grand Challenge to humanity 

Date/Time: 01 Feb 2014
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. Satyajit Rath, NII, New Delhi.

Sense from Noise: How Do Cells of the Immune System Decide Whether to and How Much to Respond?

Date/Time: 01 Jun 2013
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. S. Shivaji, CCMB, Hyderabad

Conservation of endangered animals using modern biotechnological approaches 

Date/Time: 01 Mar 2013
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. R. Sonti, CCMB, Hyderabad.

Induction and suppression of host innate immunity in plant-pathogen interactions

Date/Time: 01 Mar 2013
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. R. Sonti, CCMB, Hyderabad

Induction and suppression of host innate immunity in plant-pathogen interactions

Date/Time: 10 Dec 2012 to 22 Dec 2012
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Website:
http://www.niser.ac.in/neuroschool2012
Date/Time: 11 Aug 2012
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Website:
http://www.niser.ac.in/IIS-Odisha-Chapter
Date/Time: 01 Feb 2012
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. Amitabha Chattopadhyay, CCMB, Hyderabad

Current Excitements and Challenges in Membrane Biology

Date/Time: 16 Dec 2011 to 18 Dec 2011
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Website:
http://www.niser.ac.in/~cellbio2011/
Date/Time: 01 Nov 2011
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. Kanury Rao, ICGEB, Delhi.

Defining host-pathogen interactions through genome-wide screens: An alternate approach to drug target discovery

Date/Time: 01 Nov 2011
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. K. Vijay Raghavan, NCBS, Bangalore

Genes and behaviour: Assembling neural circuits that function

Date/Time: 03 Sep 2011
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Website:
http://www.niser.ac.in/sbc
Date/Time: 01 Sep 2011
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. V. Nagaraja, IISc, Bangalore

Mechanistic and functional insights into various cellular DNA transactions.

Date/Time: 14 Dec 2010 to 15 Dec 2010
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Website:
http://www.niser.ac.in/sms2010/
Date/Time: 01 Sep 2010
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. G. Padmanaban, IISc, Bangalore.

Drugs and Drug targets Against the Malaria Parasite 

Date/Time: 01 Aug 2010
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. Dipankar Chaterjee, IISc, Bangalore

Assembly and Function of RNA polymerase: A nanomachine 

Date/Time: 01 Aug 2010
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. Dipankar Chaterjee, IISc, Bangalore

Protein Structure and Enzyme Function 

Date/Time: 01 Apr 2010
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. P. Balaram, IISc, Bangalore

Protein Structure and Enzyme Function 

Date/Time: 01 Mar 2010
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. Subrata Majumder, Bose Institute Kolkota,

Prof. Subrata Majumder (Bose Institute Kolkota,)

Date/Time: 01 Mar 2010
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. L.S. Shashidhara, IISER, Pune.

Behavioural Adaptations and Evolution 

Date/Time: 01 Feb 2010
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. Milind Watve, IISER, Pune

Stories from a lab without walls

Date/Time: 01 Jan 2010
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. Anindya R. Sinha, NIAS, Bangalore

How Monkeys see the World, The search for an animal mind 

Date/Time: 01 Oct 2009
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. Amit Ghosh, NICED, Kolkata

Restless Tide: Emergence And Re-Emergence Of Infectious Disease 

Date/Time: 01 Sep 2009
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. M.R.N. Murty, IISc, Bangalore.

Excursions in to the wonderland of structural biology

Date/Time: 16 Aug 2009 to 17 Aug 2009
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Date/Time: 01 Aug 2009
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. S.C. Lakhotiya, BHU, Varanasi

Why is Biology Exciting? 

Date/Time: 01 Jun 2009
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. Dipika Mohanty, Inst. of Immunohaematology, Mumbai

ABC of human genetics

Date/Time: 01 Feb 2009
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. Rabi. Nayak, NISER, Bhubaneswar

Relay hypothesis: challenging an old dogma in immunological memory 

Date/Time: 24 Dec 2008 to 31 Dec 2008
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Date/Time: 01 Nov 2008
Venue: School of Biological Sciences
Speaker: Prof. V. Nanjundiah, IISc, Bangalore

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