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Abstract The collection contains the papers of Ajith Kumar -- research field notes gathered during Kumar’s fieldwork in the early 1980s. Being a small volume, the material is all contained within one folder in the Research series.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1982 - 1983
Dates: Majority of material found within 1974 - 2014
Dates: Majority of material found within 1932 - 2013
Dates: Majority of material found within 1939 - 2013
Dates: Majority of material found within 1928 - 2013
Abstract K.S. Krishnan (1946-2014) was among the early scientists to join the Molecular Biology Unit at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai in 1977. His research in the realm of neuroscience was aimed at relating cell biological processes to organismal behaviour. In the more than three decades he spent studying the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster, he was best known for discovering halothane-resistant mutants, along with his collaborator, Howard Nash. While he spent the better part of...
Dates: 1947 - 2014
Overview M.S. Swaminathan is an agricultural scientist and plant geneticist, popularly known for his work on the ‘Green Revolution' in India. This collection includes research notes, annotated drafts, correspondence, award citations, photographs, administrative documents relating to his various places of work. See biographical note and scope and description for details.In recognition of his scientific contributions, Swaminathan was conferred with the Padma Bhushan and the Padma Vibushan and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1933 - 2020
Abstract The Academic Office papers only include the Student Handbooks as of 2018. The Student Handbooks consists of all matters related to the students of NCBS. They provide guidelines for graduate students, gives an idea of how to defend a thesis, how lab rotations work in a science based institute, provides information on the Honour Code, information on courses and use of the library, the sports complex, etc.
Dates: Majority of material found within 2000 - 2017
Abstract The Establishment Office is responsible for most administrative matters at NCBS, including hiring procedures, implementation of payrolls, maintenance of service records, pay fixation, LTC claims, transport allowance, and other personal claims. The Establishment Office also supervises the recruitment of staff and faculty, and releases advertisements to the same effect. The office also takes care of the joining formalities. It looks after effective supervision of transport facilities....
Dates: 1975 - 2014
Abstract The Office of Dean plays a crucial role in matters concerning the faculty at NCBS. The Office is responsible for recruitment of new faculty. It reviews the performance of the scientists and faculty employed at NCBS and accordingly accords promotions. Drafting proposals for short-term and long-term plans of the institute and holding Statutory Committee Meetings of its members from time to time also is under the purview of the Office. NCBS has a tradition of a set of Annual Talks at the start of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 2003 - 2010