November 10 - 12, 2011

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Thursday, November 10, 2011
09:30 - 09:35Invocation Song by NISER Students
09:35 - 09:40Lighting of the Lamp by Dignitaries
09:40 - 09:45 Welcome Address by Prof. T. K. Chandrashekar, Director, NISER
09:45 - 09:55Welcome Address by Prof. V. Chandrasekhar, DOFA, IIT Kanpur
09:55 - 10:00Vote of Thanks by Dr. A. Srinivasan
10:00 - 10:40Prof. Matthias Wagner • Boron-Bridged Organometallic Polymers and Luminescent π-Systems
10:40 - 11:15 Tea
Session - I ; Chair: Prof. V. Chandrasekhar
11:15 - 11:55Prof. Sushanta Dattagupta • G. N. Lewis, The Third Law and The Nanoworld!
11:55 - 12:35Prof. Sandeep Verma • Metal-Organic Frameworks: Complexes, Conjugates and Catalysis
12:35 - 13:15Prof. Alexander Heckel • Triggers, Switches and Glue for Nucleic Acids
13:15 - 14:30Lunch
Session - II ; Chair: Prof. Sandeep Verma
14:30 - 15:10Prof. Kankan Bhattacharya • FCS Study Of Molecular Diffusion in Ionic Liquids, Vesicle and Proteins
15:10 - 15:50Dr. Yamuna Krishnan • Molecular DNA devices in Living Systems
15:50 - 16:20Tea
Session - III ; Chair: Prof. M. Ravikanth
16:20 - 17:00Amalendu Chandra • Time Dependent Vibrational Spectroscopy of Supercritical Water and Aqueous Solutions
17:00 - 17:30Dr. Satish Patil • Donor-Acceptor-Donor: Versatile Approach to Design Conjugated Materials for Organic Solar Cells
17:30 - 18:00Tea
18:00 - 19:00Cultural Programme : Odishi Dance by Meera Das
19:30 - 21:00Conference Dinner at Mayfair Lagoon
Friday, November 11, 2011
Session - IV ; Chair: Prof. Matthias Wagner
09:30 - 10:10Prof. Harkesh B. Singh • 2,6-Disubstituted Arylchalcogen Compounds: Facile synthesis of Chalcogen Heterocycles
10:10 - 10:50Prof. Santanu Bhattacharya • Synthetic Transporters of DNA
10:50 - 11:30Prof. R. Murugavel • Diisopropylphenyl Phosphate: A Versatile Synthon in Metal Phosphate Chemistry
10:30 - 11:50 Tea
Session - V ; Chair: Prof. Alexander Heckel
11:50 - 12:30Prof. M. Ravikanth • Boron Complexes of Pyrrolyl Ligands and Their Functionalization
12:30 - 13:10Dr. G. Mugesh • Regioselective Deiodination of Thyroid Hormones by Deiodinase Mimics
13:10 - 14:30Lunch
Session - VI ; Chair: Kankan Bhattacharya
14:30 - 15:00Dr. Abhishek Dey • Bio-Inspired Electrodes
15:00 - 15:30Dr. Tapan Kanti Paine • Oxidative C-C Bond Cleavage of α-Hydroxy Ketones by Functional Models of 2,4'-Dihydroxyacetophenone Dioxygenase
15:30 - 16:00Dr. Pratik Sen • Mechanistic Evidences and Implications of Ultrafast Excited State Processes in Molecules
16:00 - 16:20Tea
Session - VII ; Chair: Prof. Amalendu Chandra
16:20 - 16:50Dr. J. K. Bera • Metal-Metal and Metal-Ligand Cooperativity in Organometallic Catalysis
16:50 - 17:20Dr. G. Sekar • Nature Inspired Chiral Catalysts for the Synthesis of Enantiomerically Enriched Alcohols
17:20 - 17:50Dr. V. G. Anand • Synthetic Chemistry of Isophlorin and its Higher Analogues
19:30 onwardsDinner
Saturday, November 12, 2011
09:00 - 20:00Trip to PURI and KONARK