16th April Dr. Ray J. Butcher, Department of Chemistry, Howard University, USA
  • Conformational and pH Control of Spin State in Spin-Crossover Iron(II) and Iron(III) Complexes
9th April Dr Nitin Kochar, Health Centre, University of Mumbai
  • Clinical Application of Ayurveda’s Basic Principles in The Management of Cancer & other chronic diseases
26th March Dr. P. A. Hassan, Head, Nanotherapeutics and Biosensors Section, Chemistry Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
  • Self-assembly approach to develop materials for drug delivery
12th March Special Colloquium by Dr. P.V. Ramana, Chairman, ITM Group, Mumbai
  • A story of Discovery in Science
5th March Prof. H.S. Misra, Head, Molecular Biology Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
  • Bacterial response to DNA damage beyond LexA/RecA type canonical SOS response
20th Feb Special Colloquium by Professor Osamu Shibata, Tokyo University of Science, Japan
  • From Drug Discovery to Biological Materials—Approach by Langmuir monolayer
19th Feb Prof Bhalchandra M. Bhanage, Department of Chemistry, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
  • Green Synthesis of Metal and Metal Oxide based Nanomaterials with catalytic applications
12th Feb Dr. Bhavik Sawhney, Associate Editor-Biomedicine, Springer Nature
  • The menace of predatory journals and publishing ethics
5th Feb Dr. Shree Kumar Apte, Distinguished Professor, CEBS
  • Life in the vicinity of operating nuclear power plants - Possible impact on environment, biodiversity, agriculture and human health
20th Jan Professor Osamu Shibata, Tokyo University of Science, Japan
  • From Drug Discovery to Biological Materials—Approach by Langmuir monolayer
7th Dec Prof Wolfgang Weigand, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany
  • The Beauty of Sulphur Compounds
27th Nov Prof. John E. Ladbury, School of Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Leeds
  • Receptor tyrosine kinase signalling in the absence of kinase activity and cancer of non-genetic origin
13th Nov Dr. D. Parvatalu, ONGC Energy Centre, IEOT, Panvel
  • Development of Clean & Green Hydrogen Generation Technologies
6th Nov Prof. T.N. Shorey, National Institute for Advanced Studies, Bengaluru
  • Baker's explicit abc-conjecture with applications
30th Oct Dr. S. Kailas, formerly BARC
  • Evolution of the periodic table of elements and the chart of nuclides
16th Oct Prof. Partha Chowdhury, University of Massachussetts, USA
  • Shape, Symmetry and Spin at Femtosecond
9th Oct R. V. Upadhyay
  • Ferrofluid: Physics & Application - Lecture Demonstration
18th Sept Dr. Chirag Dhara
  • The science and impacts of climate change
11th Sept Prof. Vijay Singh
  • Physics and the City of Mumbai
14th August Dr. Srikumar Banerjee
  • Scientists' role in nation building
21 August Dr. Virendra Kumar Gupta
  • Designed Stereospecific Polyolefin Materials: Pushing the Limits of Scientific Inventions & Technology Innovations

22 August 2017 Prof. S.G. Dani
  • Geometry and Dynamics of Numbers
09 Sept 2017 Prof. S.D. Samant
  • Interplay of Kinetics and Thermodynamics in Organic Reactions
12 Sept 2017 Prof. Stanley Brodsky
  • Light-Front Holography: A new approach to Hadron Physics and Quark Confinement
03 Oct 2017 Prof. Arnab Bhattacharya
  • Seeking N-Lightenment, One Cup at a Time
10 Oct 2017 Prof. M. Ravikanth
  • Our Rendezvous with Pyrrole Based Macrocycles and Fluorescent Systems
24 Oct 2017 Prof. Ankona Datta
  • Chemical Probes for Imaging Essential Biomolecules
31 Oct 2017 Dr. Srikumar Banerjee
  • How to See an Atom
14 Nov 2017 Prof. Tarun Souradeep
  • LIGO-India: Beyond discovery into Gravitational- wave Astronomy
01 Jan 2018 Dr. Sushanta Dattagupta
  • Saha Ionization Equation - A Century of Hindsight
09 Jan 2018 Dr. Cecile Sicard
  • Protein Oxidation mechanism by radiolysis
16 Jan 2018 Prof. Sandeep Juneja
  • Queueing games: To wait or to be late
06 Feb 2018 Dr. Shankar Rama Murthy
  • Bench to Bedside Medicine - ideas for budding basic scientists
20 Feb 2018 Prof. Bikas K. Chakrabarti
  • Econophysics of Income & Wealth Inequalities
20 Mar 2018 Prof. Vimal K. Jain
  • Retrosynthesis of 2-D metal Chalcogenides
04 Apr 2018 Professor Jayant Narlikar
  • How well do we know our universe?
10 Apr 2018 Dr. D. K. Palit
  • Dynamics of bond breaking and bond making: Ultrafast spectroscopy of the excited and excitonic states
16 Apr 2018 Prof. Murali Sastry
  • Nanotechnology and consumer products: my Tata Swach experience

10th January Dr. Subhojit Sen
  • Epigenetics and Genome Language: Can a green algae help unravel cancer?
Dr. Subhojit Sen
17th January Prof. Kishore Marathe
  • What is Physical Mathematics?
Prof. Kishore Marathe
24th January Prof. M. S. Raghunathan
Prof. M. S. Raghunathan
31st January Dr. C.V.S. Rao
  • "Nuclear Fusion” – The World Scenario and Indian Efforts
Dr. C.V.S. Rao
7th February Dr. Pritha Ray
  • Association of Chemo resistance and Tumor recurrence with Cancer Stem Cells
Dr. Pritha Ray
28th February PROF. Chandrashekhar Khare
  • From Ramanujan’s τ function to Fermat’s Theorem
PROF. Chandrashekhar Khare
7th March Dr. A. K. Tyagi
  • Nuclear waste: A rich source of wealth
Dr. A. K. Tyagi

7th January Prof. Madhu Sudan
  • Mathematics, Proofs and Computation
Prof. Madhu Sudan
12th January Prof. P.C. Agrawal
  • X-ray Sky through ASTROSAT’s Eyes
Prof. P.C. Agrawal
19th January Dr. Zia Saquib
  • Security & privacy in cyber physical systems
2nd February Dr. Lipi Thukral
  • Exploring Bio-molecular Recognition using Multi-scale Computer Simulations
Dr. Lipi Thukral
9th February Prof. Swati Patankar
  • Getting proteins to their final destinations: specific trafficking and randomness in the malarial parasite
Prof. Swati Patankar
16th February Prof. Amol Dighe
  • The changing flavours of neutrinos: journey to Nobel 2015 and beyond
Prof. Amol Dighe
29th February Prof. J. Maharana
  • String Theory and Unification
Prof. J. Maharana
8th March Prof. R. D. Lele
  • Four new approaches for validation of Ayurvedic herbal drugs
Prof. R. D. Lele
15th March Prof. Sanjeev Dhurandhar
  • Einstein's Centennial gift : Gravitational Waves Discovered
Prof. Sanjeev Dhurandhar
29th March Prof. Vidita Vaidya
  • The Emotional Brain- Imprints of Life History
Prof. Vidita Vaidya
9th August Prof. Mandar Deshmukh
  • Nanomechanics with grapheme drums in the strong coupling regime
23rd August Prof. Avinash Khare
  • Basic Constituents of Nature
23rd August Prof. Hariharan P. Easwaran
  • Epigenetic basis of Cancer
Prof. Hariharan P. Easwaran
30th August Prof. Sabyasachi Bhattacharya
  • Memories of underdevelopment: Higher Education and India’s Universities
Prof. Sabyasachi Bhattacharya
4th October Prof. E. Chandrasekhar
  • Wavelets and Fractals: A Geosciences Perspective
Prof. E. Chandrasekhar
25th October Prof Dr Abhay Chowdhary
  • In wonderland of Vaccinology
Prof Dr Abhay Chowdhary
1st November Prof. Vijay Singh
  • The Golden Ratio, the Centre of Mass, and Aesthetics
8th November Dr. Greg Stachowski
  • Observing a changing sky
Dr. Greg Stachowski
15th November Dr. Jayant Kayarkar
  • Emotional Intelligence and Performance
Dr. Jayant Kayarkar

11th August Prof. Pankaj S. Joshi
  • Can I see a Black Hole? - Life and Death of Massive Collapsing Stars
Prof. Pankaj S. Joshi
1st September Prof. Amitabha Chattopadhyay
  • Biomembranes: Where Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Medicine Meet
Prof. Amitabha Chattopadhyay
15th September Dr. Vivek Polshettiwar
  • Shape and Morphology Controlled Nanomaterials for Energy and Environment
Dr. Vivek Polshettiwar
6th October Prof. Nilmani Mathur
  • Quantum Chromodynamics and the origin of mass
Prof. Nilmani Mathur
3rd November Dr. Ramkumar Sambasivan
  • • Mechanisms governing vertebrate mesoderm development
Dr. Ramkumar Sambasivan

28th October Prof. Lokesh C. Tribedi
Prof. Lokesh C. Tribedi
14th October Prof. Paike J Bhat
  • Evolution of GAL genetic switch of Yeast
Prof. Paike J Bhat
7th October Dr. Supreet Saini
  • Revisiting Demand Rules for Gene Regulation
Sabyasachi Bhattacharya
16th September Prof. Sabyasachi Bhattacharya
  • Dynamics of soft interfaces, real and imagined
Prof. Sabyasachi Bhattacharya
11th April Prof. Vinod Krishan
  • Plasma --- The First State of Matter
Prof. Vinod Krishan
8th April Dr. Pushpa M. Bhargava
  • Two Faces of Beauty: Science & Art
Dr. Pushpa M. Bhargava
1st April Dr. Jyotishman Dasgupta
  • Light-induced Chemistry: Story of Reactive Motions and Intermediates
Dr. Jyotishman  Dasgupta
25th March Prof. Jayashree Ramadas
  • Science Education Research at HBCSE
Prof. Jayashree Ramadas
11th March Dr. Sushil Mujumdar
  • Optical resonators: From lasers to quantum electrodynamics
Dr. Sushil Mujumdar
4th March Dr. Pitamber Singh
  • Accelerators: Physics, Technology and Applications.
Dr. Pitamber Singh
18th February Prof. Devendra Ojha
  • Star Formation in the Milky Way Galaxy.
Prof. Devendra Ojha
4th February Prof. Sreerup Raychaudhuri
  • Particle Physics –the best of times; the worst of times
Prof. Sreerup Raychaudhuri
21st January Dr. Sandeepan Mukharjee
  • Vaccines: The Arts, The Science, and The Commerce
14th January Prof. Vijay Singh
  • Glimpses of Physics Education Research.
Prof. Vijay Singh

12th November Dr. Shekhar Mande
  • Genomic approach for understanding Tuberculosis
5th November Dr. Sri Rama Koti Ainavarapu
  • Pulling and Stretching of Single Molecules: Mechano-Chemistry and Mechano-Biology
29th October Prof. Raghunathan Srianand
  • Probing the Universe with QSO absorption lines
Prof. Raghunathan Srianand
8th October Prof. Dulal Panda
  • Regulation of microtubule dynamics by MAPs and small molecule inhibitors: Implication in cancer chemotherapy
Prof. Dulal Panda
10th September Dr. Pratap Raychaudhuri
  • Electron Tunneling
Dr. Pratap Raychaudhuri
23rd April Mr. Alan Rosling
  • India's solar future
Mr. Alan Rosling
12th March Dr. Dinesh Kumar Srivastava
  • Rejoice that you will do basic research
Dr. Dinesh Kumar Srivastava
5th March Dr. Srinivas Krishnagopal
  • Particle Accelerators 4: The Next Generation
Dr. Srinivas Krishnagopal
19th February Prof. Jayendra Bandyopadhyay
  • Quantum Physics meets Biology: Case of Avian Magnetoreception
Prof. Jayendra Bandyopadhyay
12th February Prof. D. Balasubramanian
  • When science meets the eye
Prof. D. Balasubramanian
29th January Prof. Nitin Nitsure
  • Topology and Geometry of Surfaces
Prof. Nitin Nitsure
15th January Prof. B. K. Jain
  • Near Threshold Resonances and their Rolein Nuclear Physics
Prof. B. K. Jain

6th November Prof. P.C. Agrawal
  • A Glimpse of the X-ray Universe
Prof. P.C. Agrawal
30th October Prof. Sundararaja Ramaswamy
  • Convex sets and Convex functions
Prof. Sundararaja Ramaswamy
16th October Dr. Christophe Lavelle
  • Science and cooking: from physico-bio-chemistry to culinary art
Dr. Christophe Lavelle
9th October Dr. Sujit Tandel
  • Nuclear spectroscopy at the limits of Coulomb stability: A journey towards the highest shell
Dr. Sujit Tandel
4th September Prof. J. Maharana
  • Unification of Fundamental Forces
Prof. J. Maharana
14th August Prof. Basant Rajan
  • Structured Innovation
Prof. Basant Rajan
17th April Prof. Sudhir R. Jain Prof. Sudhir R. Jain
10th April Prof. Krishnendu Sengupta Prof. Krishnendu Sengupta
27th March Prof. S. P. Sane Prof. S. P. Sane
20th March Prof. Arvind Kumar Prof. Arvind Kumar
6th March Dr. Steven Spallone Dr. Steven Spallone
6th March Mr. Ravi Apte Mr. Ravi Apte
21st February Prof. Umesh Garg Prof. Umesh Garg
14th February Prof. Venkataramana Prof. Venkataramana
31st January Prof. V. M. Datar Prof. V. M. Datar
17th January Prof. B. D. N. Rao Prof. B. D. N. Rao
10th January Prof. Varsha Bhattacharya Prof. Varsha Bhattacharya

15th November Prof. Arnab Bhattacharya Prof. Arnab Bhattacharya
8th November Prof. George Sudarshan Prof. George Sudarshan
1st November Dr. Deepa Bhartiya Dr. Deepa Bhartiya
18th October Prof. Sudhir Ghorpade Prof. Sudhir Ghorpade
4th October Dr. Achanta Venu Gopal Dr. Achanta Venu Gopal
20th September Prof. S. Krishnan Prof. S. Krishnan
16th September Prof. G. Swarup Prof. G. Swarup
6th September Prof. Sudipta Maiti Prof. Sudipta Maiti
23rd August Prof. J. K. Verma Prof. J. K. Verma
9th August Prof. Swati Patankar Prof. Swati Patankar
22nd July Prof. D. Balasubramaniam Prof. D. Balasubramaniam
19th April Prof. Shubha Tole Prof. Shubha Tole
29th March Prof. Kajari Mazumdar Prof. Kajari Mazumdar
1st March Mr. Francois Grey Mr. Francois Grey
15th February Prof. R.V.Gurjar Prof. R.V.Gurjar
8th February Dr. D. K. Daftary Dr. D. K. Daftary
7th February Assi. Prof. Elisabetta Viani Puglisi Assi. Prof. Elisabetta Viani Puglisi
7th February Prof. Joseph D. Puglisi Prof. Joseph D. Puglisi
1st February Dr. Aditya Dharmadhikari Dr. Aditya Dharmadhikari
27th January Prof. Anders Liljas Prof. Anders Liljas
25th January Prof. Anil Gangal Prof. Anil Gangal
18th January Prof. Jaikumar Radhakrishnan Prof. Jaikumar Radhakrishnan
11th January Prof. T. P. Singh Prof. T. P. Singh
4th January Dr. James Clackson Dr. James Clackson

16th November Dr. V. Prasanna Bhat Dr. V. Prasanna Bhat
9th November Dr. R. D’Souza Dr. R. D’Souza
2nd November Srikumar Menon Srikumar Menon
26th October Dr. G. S. Lakhina Dr. G. S. Lakhina
19th October Prof. Dr. Ravi Kulkarni Prof. Dr. Ravi Kulkarni
12th October Prof. Jayant Udgaonkar Prof. Jayant Udgaonkar
5th October Dr. Roop Mallik Dr. Roop Mallik
21st September Prof. B. J. Rao Prof. B. J. Rao
14th September Prof. C. S. Unnikrishnan Prof. C. S. Unnikrishnan
7th September Dr. Vidita Vaidya Dr. Vidita Vaidya
31st August Prof. Sandip Trivedi Prof. Sandip Trivedi
24th August Prof. Kalobaran Maiti Prof. Kalobaran Maiti
19th August Prof. M. Kobayashi Prof. M. Kobayashi
17th August Prof. Richard R. Ernst Prof. Richard R. Ernst
10th August Prof. G. Ravindrakumar Prof. G. Ravindrakumar
3rd August Dr. Anil Kakodkar Dr. Anil Kakodkar

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