Young Indian Scientists Colloquium
Homi Bhabha Birth Centenary Event
September 7-10, 2009
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai




Programme

07 September, 2009
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08:45-09:25 Registration .
09:30-10:30 Inauguration: Mustansir Barma, R. V. Gurjar, G. Venkataraman


10:30-11:30 Manindra Agrawal The P≠NP Hypothesis 
11:30-12:15 Tea .
12:15-13:15 Sudipta Maiti Protein (Mal?)Folding And Assembly
13:15-15:00 Lunch


15:00-16:00 Rajesh Gopakumar Spacetime and String Theory
16:00-17:00 Amita Das Plasma: An Interesting Complex Medium
17:15-17:45 High Tea


18:00 Concert by Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia .

08 September, 2009
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09:30-10:30 Madan Rao Active Organization On The Cell Surface: Flow Of Matter And Information In The Living State
10:30-11:00 Tea


11:00-12:00 M. Krishnamurthy Lusture Of A Cluster And The Dazzle Of A Drop
12:00-13:00 V. Balaji Geometry Of Bundles On Projective Varieties
13:00-14:30 Lunch


14:30-15:30 Roop Mallik Molecular Motors: The Ultimate Nanoscale Machines Desgined By Nature
15:30-16:30 R. Sujatha Elliptic Curves And Number Theory
16:30-17:00 Tea .
17:00-18:00 N. Mukunda, R. Srinivasan, Vijay Singh Panel Discussion

09 September, 2009
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09:30-10:30 Srikanth Sastry Liquid-Liquid Transitions and Anomalous Properties Of Water, Silicon and Other "Tetrahedral" Liquids
10:30-11:00 Tea


11:00-12:00 B.V. Rajarama Bhat Quantum Dynamics, E-Semigroups And Product Systems
12:00-13:00 Shubha Tole How The Brain is Built  (Abstract) 
13:00-14:30 Lunch


14:30-15:30 Siddharth Gadgil Topology Of Manifolds: Constructing, Describing And Differentiating Spaces
15:30-16:30 K. Maiti Precursor Effect In Magnetic And Superconducting Transitions
16:30-17:00 Tea .
17:00-18:00 Jaikumar Radhakrishnan Shannon Entropy and Mutual Information
18:00 Lab. Visits



10 September, 2009
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09:30-10:30 Mrinalini Puranik Direct Telecast From The Active-Site: Substrates As Reporters Of Conformational Changes In Enzymes
10:30-11:00 Tea


11:00-12:00 Amol Dighe The Elusive Neutrino  (Abstract) 
12:00-13:00 R. Srianand Probing The Universe Using QSO Absorption Lines
13:00-13:15 Concluding Remarks


13:15-14:30 Lunch .