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K S Krishnan's work with snails at TIFR - K VijayRaghavan

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Publishing: the drought before the deluge - R. Sowdhamini

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The TIFR / NCBS advantage - Gaiti Hasan

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On Obaid Siddiqi: Reaching out to mathematicians - Vidyanand Nanjundiah

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The switch from physics to biology - P Babu

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Growing up with K S Krishnan - Karthik Krishnan

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A student as mentor: On K S Krishnan - P Balaram

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Growing up with K S Krishnan - Anand Krishnan

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Start-up days: Buying a microscope - Sumantra Chattarji

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The Inebriometer - K S Krishnan

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On Obaid Siddiqi: Bridging basic and applied research - Imrana Qadeer

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Speeches by JRD Tata and Jawaharlal Nehru at the 1962 inauguration of the new TIFR building - 0

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Obaid Siddiqi (left) and Seymour Benzer at Pasadena, CA, in the early 1970s. The external collaborations of many faculty members were critical in identity-building for the molecular biology unit. During Siddiqi’s sabbatical at Caltech, Siddiqi…

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R Sowdhamini's back of the envelope notes from September 2007, with a snapshot of academic papers (left column) and collaborative projects with other faculty members (right column) in process at the time.

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1998 work by Satyajit Mayor and Rajat Varma, showing the organization of proteins at the cell surface, http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v394/n6695/full/394798a0.html

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The 2002 work of Sumantra Chattarji's group: Looking at the role of amygdala in chronic stress, http://www.jneurosci.org/content/22/15/6810.full

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The 2014 work of Mitradas Panicker's group: A Method to Identify and Isolate Pluripotent Human Stem Cells Using Fluorescence. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213671114001453

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Image of a two headed planarian. The organism is known for its remarkable ability to regenerate itself, and it is used as a model organism at NCBS.

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On keeping lab notes: From the walls of Praveen Vemula's office and lab at NCBS

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Drosophila recipes and tubes are a common sight in most fly labs and faculty offices across TIFR and NCBS. This is at Champakali Ayyub's office in TIFR. Ayyub started as an assistant at TIFR, went on to do a PhD, and is now a scientific officer at…

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Swetha Bhashyam, an MSc Wildlife student, studying the winter feeding ecology of the stump-tailed macaque in the Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam. (2015-16)

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Obaid Siddiqi avoided computer-generated graphs as far as possible and expected his students to do the same. He would force them to draw curves by hand to get a feel of the trend in a particular experiment.

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The lab notebook of KS Madhumala, a post doctoral researcher at NCBS. Madhumala was a student of Veronica Rodrigues and feels she may have been taken on as a research fellow before her PhD at NCBS partly because of how she kept notes in her book.

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In this obituary for KS Krishnan, who passed away in 2014, his former students elegantly describe his research techniques and his ability to improvise and innovate.

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In this obituary for KS Krishnan, who passed away in 2014, his former students elegantly describe his research techniques and his ability to improvise and innovate.

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In this obituary for KS Krishnan, who passed away in 2014, his former students elegantly describe his research techniques and his ability to improvise and innovate.

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The campus has become an outdoor test site for research over the last 15 years, bringing with it an understanding of and connection to the natural world.

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Axel Brockmann's equipment on NCBS campus for his research on honeybees and the mechanism of behaviour. The campus has become an outdoor test site for research over the last 15 years.

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Ishier Raote, an NCBS student in the early 2000s, filling up tips prior to an experiment. Tips are plastic disposable tips for micropippettes, a critical daily use instrument for any experiment that needs tiny volumes pippetted. In the early days,…

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The animal houses of NCBS: The completed vivarium in 2000.

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The animal houses of NCBS: The temporary one at NCBS soon after the completion of the main campus. c 1998.

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The animal houses of NCBS: The first one at the TIFR Centre, IISc, c 1996.

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Veronica Rodrigues email to Champakali Ayyub in 1993. Rodrigues stresses the need to publish, saying that "It is good discipline to complete a job and let the world see it completed."

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Notes from Obaid Siddiqi's 1984 speech on 'Perception of Chemicals', at the Indian Academy of Sciences. This is the revised version of the speech text shown in the previous images, and is perhaps indicative of the thought process behind communicating…

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Notes from Obaid Siddiqi's 1984 speech on 'Perception of Chemicals', at the Indian Academy of Sciences. This is the first draft of the speech text. A revised version is shown in the last image, and is perhaps indicative of the thought process behind…

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Notes from Obaid Siddiqi's 1984 speech on 'Perception of Chemicals', at the Indian Academy of Sciences. This is the first draft of the speech text. A revised version is shown in the last image, and is perhaps indicative of the thought process behind…

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Electron micrograph showing cross section of one of the 10 pairs of sensory organs in the pharynx of Drosphila larva. The slicing work was carried out by Kusum Singh, who worked on a pro-bono basis with her husband, RN Singh.

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Ajith Kumar's field notes from 1982-83, written on Braille paper (sourced from a church in the US, since resources were limited, and it was good non-blotting paper). The notes are for studies on how four species of tree living mammals co-exist and…

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Veronica Rodrigues taking measurements with her in-house fly maze design. She and other researchers worked with the TIFR glass blowing facility to make Y-shaped tubes, a simple yet powerful device to test olfactory response in Drosophila, c 1979.

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PN Bhavsar was one of the first scientific officers to join the molecular biology unit at TIFR in the 1960s. Bhavsar was witness to a variety of shifts in the research areas, and continued to study up to a Masters degree in his microbial genetics…

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Aditi Pophale at work in the Lakshadweep Archipelago in 2015. The MSc Wildlife program started in 2003 with an aim of teaching and conducting "evidence-based conservation" in India. Soon after, NCBS hired faculty in the ecology and evolution areas of…

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Field sites across India for the MSc Wildlife program. The program started in 2003 with an aim of teaching and conducting "evidence-based conservation" in India. Soon after, NCBS hired faculty in the ecology and evolution areas of research.

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Obaid Siddiqi's proposal to the DRDO for a project on "molecular biology of chemical senses in insects". It was a time when military around the world was taking interest in such research. DARPA, the US military research wing, approached universities…

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Obaid Siddiqi's proposal to the DRDO for a project on "molecular biology of chemical senses in insects". It was a time when military around the world was taking interest in such research. DARPA, the US military research wing, approached universities…

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Meeting minutes from the NCBS Steering Committee to look at a restructuring of research areas at NCBS. The areas have always revolved around the people at the Centre at a given time. July 2000.

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Meeting minutes from the NCBS Steering Committee to look at the introduction of physics in biology. July 2000.

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Memorandum of Understanding between Centre for Wildlife Studies, National Institute of Advanced Studies and NCBS, to start an MSc programme in Wildlife Biology. December 1999. The programme kicked off in 2003.