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Prof. Shashidhara elected as EMBO Associate Member

The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) has announced election of 62 life scientists from across 24 countries to its membership. Prof. L.S. Shashidhara of IISER Pune has been elected an EMBO Associate Member, making him the third scientist from India to join a group of about 1800 researchers from Europe and around the world. EMBO members are … Continue reading

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Dr Mousomi Bhakta gets INSA Young Scientist Medal 2018

Dr Mousomi Bhakta, Assistant Professor in Mathematics at IISER Pune, has won the ‘Young Scientist Medal’ of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA), New Delhi. The INSA, a body of Indian scientists created in 1935 for promotion of scientific knowledge in the country, awards the Young Scientist Medal each year. It is a prestigious and … Continue reading

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Xytel India Gives Endowment for Best Thesis

Xytel India Private Limited has given a one-time endowment of Rupees Thirty lakh ten thousand to IISER Pune, to be used for giving awards to the best PhD and Masters theses every year. Xytel India, a premier project and process engineering organisation, has given this endowment under the aegis of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) … Continue reading

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A Different(ial) View of Raman Spectra: Researchers discern Raman scattering signals using a new nano-cavity

Dr G V Pavan Kumar’s group at IISER Pune, in collaboration with researchers at Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, USA, have experimentally shown for the first time, that Raman and fluorescence components of scattered light behave differently when confined to a plasmonic nano-cavity. This is a compact and cost-effective system that will enable … Continue reading

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Techstars Global Startup Weekend Pune 2017

Techstars Startup Weekend  (TGSW) is a global grassroots movement for entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It has held 2900+ events in 149+ countries around the world. Participants pitch an idea in a minute, form teams, and then build a prototype ready for the market. They also get to … Continue reading

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Modeling results reveal that glucose and insulin may not be central to type 2 diabetes

The glucose-insulin connection in type 2 diabetes mellitus is well established and the treatment regime is centered on lowering glucose levels through insulin. With the best available treatment being a combination of medication and changes in lifestyle, a cure for diabetes has been eluding us. Prof. Milind Watve’s group at IISER Pune has studied the … Continue reading

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IISER and IUCAA sign MoU for new Gravitational Physics and Astronomy Centre

IISER Pune has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) to jointly establish a Centre for Gravitational Physics and Astronomy (CGPA). This field has become a major active frontier of physical science and an attractive portal for young researchers to enter scientific research. The MoU between the two … Continue reading