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.
Majority of material found within 1982 - 1983
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...
This collection consists of the papers of Leslie Coleman, an entomologist, plant pathologist and virologist. He was the first Director of Agriculture in Mysore State. Coleman was instrumental in setting up agricultural research and agricultural education institutions in the state.
Majority of material found within 1913 - 2014
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...
Majority of material found within 1933 - 2020
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.
Majority of material found within 2000 - 2017
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...