Seminars/Workshops

SEMINARS/ WORKSHOPS/ TRAINING PROGRAMMES/ SYMPOSIA/ CONFERENCES ORGANIZED BY AIRF

2008:

  • “Energy Dispersive Spectrometery” on 9 September, 2008 at SLS Committee room, lecture delivered by Ms. Gabariele Maurer, Bruker AXS Microanalysis GmbH, Germany.
  • “Electron Back Scatter Diffraction” on 9 September, 2008 at SLS Committee room, lecture delivered by Dr. Gert Nolze, Bruker AXS Microanalysis GmbH, Germany.
  • “An introduction to CD using Chirascan” on 10 September, 2008 at SLS Committee room, lecture delivered by Dr. Mathew Pope, Applied PhotoPhysics, UK.
  • Training on Flow Cytometry between 14 - 24 October, 2008 conducted by Beckman Coulter, India at AIRF; Organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Class room theoretical and practical training on the use of GCMS & introduction on other instruments housed at AIRF for M. Sc. students of School of Life Sciences on 12 November, 2008 at AIRF by Dr. Tulika Prasad & Mr. Ajai Kumar, AIRF, JNU.
  • Training on Transmission Electron Microscopy between 17 - 18 Nov, 2008 conducted by Jeol Asia Pvt Ltd., New Delhi, India at AIRF; Coordinated by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • ‘Advanced Microscopy based fluorescence Imaging’ on 26 November, 2008 in Committee Room, SCMM, lecture delivered by Mr. Suresh Chauhan, DSS Imagetech, India; Organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.

2009:

  • NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON ADVANCED ANALYTICAL INSTRUMENTATION AND APPLICATIONS-2009 between 5 - 7 January, 2009 at JNU.
  • “Application of EDXRF” on 20 March, 2009 at SLS auditorium, JNU, lecture delivered by Dr. Zhang Hua, XRF Application Specialist, PANalytical Shanghai Lab, China; Coordinated by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • “Hands on” Training on “Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy” by Mr. Uwe Ortmann, M/s Picoquant Germany on 23 April, 2009 at Confocal Imaging Laboratory, AIRF, JNU; Coordinated by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Seminar and live demonstration on “Time Resolved Fluorescence Spectroscopy” by Dr. Dirk U. Nather, Edinburgh Instruments, UK on 1 May, 2009 at AIRF, JNU; Organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Class room theoretical and practical training on the use of TRFS housed at AIRF for summer trainees between 25 May to 10 July, 2009 at AIRF by Dr. Sobhan Sen, SPS, JNU.
  • Class room theoretical and practical training on the use of XRD Protein housed at AIRF for summer trainees between 25 May to 10 July, 2009 at AIRF by Dr. Samudrala Gowrinath, SLS, JNU.
  • Summer training project titled “An overview of the Principles & Techniques in Advanced Analytical Instrumentation” for Ms. Priyanka Manoj Kumar, student of VI semester B. Tech./ M. Tech. (Dual Degree) Biotechnology, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology University, Noida between 25 May to 10 July, 2009 at AIRF by Dr. Tulika Prasad, AIRF, JNU.
  • Summer training project titled “Handling of Various Analytical Instruments” for Ms. Purva Chopra, student of IV semester B. Tech./ M. Tech. (Dual Degree) Biotechnology, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology University, Noida between 25 May to 10 July, 2009 at AIRF by Dr. Tulika Prasad, AIRF, JNU.
  • Summer training project titled “An overview of the Techniques in Advanced Analytical Instrumentation” for Mr. Mohit Chaudhary, student of II year B. Tech. Biotechnology, Amity University, Noida between 8 June to 8 July, 2009 at AIRF by Dr. Tulika Prasad, AIRF, JNU.
  • Seminar and Live demonstration organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad of Olympus Bio Imaging Navigator - FSX100 by DSS Imagetech, India between 13 - 17 July, 2009 at AIRF, JNU.
  • Seminar & Live Demonstration of Surface Plasmon Resonance Spectrometer (Autolab) on 27 July, 2009 at AIRF, JNU by Mr. Santosh Kulkarni, Product Manager, Metrohm India Ltd; Coordinated by Dr. Kavita Arora.
  • Seminar and Live demonstration organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad and conducted by DSS Imagetech of Olympus Self Contained Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope - FV10i by Dr. K. N. Ganesh, Application Specialist, DSS Imagetech Pvt. Ltd., India between 5 - 7 August, 2009 at AIRF, JNU.
  • “NMR studies on the structure and function of Plasmodium falciparum acyl carrier protein and inclusions involving ß-cyclodextrin” on 10 August, 2009 at AIRF Committee room, lecture delivered by Dr. Santosh Kumar Upadhyay, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Interactive Workshop organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad with Seminar, Group Discussion and Live demonstration of Olympus FV1000 at AIRF, JNU on the “Basic Fundamentals and Advanced Applications of Existing AIRF Confocal Microscope Facility” between 29 September - 1 October, 2009 conducted by DSS Imagetech, India.
  • Interactive workshop organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad with seminar and applications Demonstration on Neoscope JCM-5000 bench top Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) on 22 October 2009 by Mr. Norihide Nagashima and Mr. Edsel Goh, Applications Specialists, NIKON INSTRUMENTS INC., USA.
  • Class room theoretical and practical training on the use of GCMS & introduction on other instruments housed at AIRF for M. Sc. students of School of Life Sciences on 27 October, 2009 at AIRF between 2 pm to 5.30 pm by Dr. Tulika Prasad & Mr. Ajai Kumar, AIRF, JNU.
  • Training with demonstration organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad on the use of GCMS Headspace Sampling at AIRF on 28 October, 2009 by Ms. Deepti Ranadive, Senior Application Chemist, Shimadzu Analytical (India) Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, India.
  • Class room theoretical and practical training on the use of XRD Protein housed at AIRF for 11 member team from Sikkim University on 3 November, 2009 at AIRF by Dr. Samudrala Gowrinath, SLS, JNU.
  • Class room theoretical and practical training on the use of TRFS housed at AIRF for 11 member team from Sikkim University on 4 November, 2009 at AIRF by Dr. Sobhan Sen, SPS, JNU.
  • Interactive Workshop organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad with Seminar, Group Discussion and Live demonstration with class room theoretical and practical hands on training of instruments housed at AIRF for 11 member team from Sikkim University between 1 - 8 November, 2009 by all AIRF staff members.
  • Interactive Training organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad with Group Discussion and Live demonstration with class room theoretical and practical hands on training of instruments housed at AIRF for M. Tech Nano Science and Technology, University School of Basic and Applied Sciences, GGS Indraprastha University, New Delhi – 110403 on 17 November, 2009 by all AIRF staff members.
  • Training with demonstration and seminar organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad on the use of FTIR - RAMAN at AIRF on 26 November, 2009. “Basic FTIR, Microscope & Raman Spectroscopy” lecture delivered by Mr. Prasenjit Kar, Spectroscopy Specialist, Varian India Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, India.
  • Interactive Training organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad with Group Discussion and Live demonstration with class room theoretical and practical hands on training of instruments housed at AIRF for students of Department of Physics, GGS Indraprastha University, New Delhi – 110403 on 26 November, 2009 by all AIRF staff members.
  • “Confocal live imaging world: How to apply to the various biological researches” and “Advanced Fluorescence Technology: Basics and applications of FRET” on 27 November, 2009 at AIRF Committee room, lecture delivered by Dr. Hisashi Okugawa (Confocal expert and Manager, Bio-science section, Nikon Corporation, Japan and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • “Nanomaterials for Renewable Energy; Electron Microscopy and Surface Spectroscopy Studies” on 3 December, 2009 at AIRF Committee room, lecture delivered by Dr. Biswapriya Deb, Research Scientist (Industrial), Institute for the Advanced Materials & Renewable Energy (IAMRE), University of Louisville, Louisville, KY-40292, USA and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.

2010:

  • Interactive Programme with Group Discussion and Live demonstration with class room theoretical and practical training of instruments housed at AIRF for teachers who are participating in the 15th Refresher Course in Life Sciences organized by the Academic Staff College of the University Grants Commission in association with the School of Life Sciences; J.N.U. on 12 January, 2010 by Dr. Tulika Prasad, Dr. Manoj Pratap Singh, Mr. Ajai Kumar and Ms. Charu Tanwar, AIRF, JNU; Organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Interactive Training with Group Discussion and Live demonstration with class room theoretical and practical training of instruments housed at AIRF for students of second semester Microbial Technology from Amity Institute of Microbial technology, Amity University, Noida, UP on 14 January, 2010 by all AIRF staff members; Organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Interactive Programme with Group Discussion and Live demonstration with class room theoretical and practical training of instruments housed at AIRF for teachers who are participating in the 9th Refresher Course in Physics organized by the Academic Staff College of the University Grants Commission in association with the School of Physical Sciences; J.N.U. on 10 February, 2010 by Dr. Tulika Prasad, Dr. Manoj Pratap Singh, Dr. Gajender Saini and Mr. Ajai Kumar, AIRF, JNU; Organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Interactive Training with Group Discussion and Live demonstration with class room theoretical and practical hands on training on “Basics of Confocal Microscopy” followed by brief objective and subjective examination at AIRF for Pre-Ph. D. students of School of Biotechnology on 15 and 16 March, 2010 by Ms. Charu Tanwar, AIRF.
  • “Identification and validation of novel therapeutic targets in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: molecular genetics to chemical biology” on 17 March, 2010 at AIRF Committee room, lecture delivered by AIRF-JNU Guest Faculty, Dr. Sanjib Bhakta, Senior Lecturer in Microbiology, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, ISMB/ Birkbeck College, University of London, UK and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • “A) Mosquito Nano litre Robot for Hanging drop and sitting drop experiments; B) Hamilton ML STARLET Robot for the preparation of crystallization screen” on 19 March, 2010 at AIRF Committee room, lecture delivered by Dr. Arshad Javed, Product Manager, RFCL, India followed by Interactive Training with Group Discussion and Live demonstration with class room theoretical and practical hands on training on XRD Crystallization Unit installed at AIRF and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Interactive Programme with brief introduction of instruments housed at AIRF for 20 International participants of Management Development Programme on Operation, Maintenance and Repair of Analytical Equipments (under ITEC/ SCAAP Programme sponsored by Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi & Chandigarh) from 20 countries on 6 April, 2010 by Dr. Tulika Prasad, Dr. Manoj Pratap Singh, Dr. Gajender Saini and Mr. Sandeep Sarpal, AIRF, JNU and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Visit-cum-interactive training with Live demonstration of instruments housed at AIRF for Dr. Jogen C. Kalita, Reader-cum In-Charge, Excursion Team for Animal Physiology & Biochemistry Group, Department of Zoology, Gauhati University, Assam and 4 M. Sc. students of Animal Physiology & Biochemistry Special Paper (4th Semester) on the use of instruments housed at AIRF on 12 April, 2010 by Dr. Tulika Prasad and Dr. Manoj Pratap Singh, AIRF, JNU and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Interactive Programme with brief introduction of instruments housed at AIRF for Dr. Deepti Gupta and 4 students of M. Sc. Plant Biotechnology of TERI University as part of their study tour on 16 April, 2010 by Dr. Tulika Prasad and Dr. Gajender Saini, AIRF, JNU and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Interactive Programme with Group Discussion and Live demonstration with class room theoretical and practical training of instruments housed at AIRF for teachers who are participating in the 15th Refresher Course in Environmental Sciences organized by the Academic Staff College of the University Grants Commission in association with the School of Environmental Sciences; J.N.U. on 20 April, 2010 by Dr. Tulika Prasad, Dr. Kavita Arora, Mr. Ajai Kumar and Ms. Charu Tanwar, AIRF, JNU and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Summer training project titled “Advanced Analytical Instrumentation Research Techniques and their Applications” for Ms. N. Harika, student of IIIrd year B. Tech, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Bapatla Engineering College, Bapatla, Andhra Pradesh between 4 May to 5 June, 2010 at AIRF by Dr. Tulika Prasad, AIRF, JNU.
  • Summer training project titled “Overview of the Applications of Techniques in Advanced Analytical Instrumentation” for Ms. Sonal Agarwal, student of 6th Semester, B. Tech. Biotechnology, Amity University, Noida, UP between 25 May to 25 June, 2010 at AIRF by Dr. Tulika Prasad, AIRF, JNU.
  • Summer training project titled “Principles & Applications of Advanced Analytical Instruments in Research” for Ms. Meenal Mathur, student of 4th Semester, B. Tech. Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics, Dr. D. Y. Patil Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Institute, Akurdi, Pune between 28 May to 28 June, 2010 at AIRF by Dr. Tulika Prasad, AIRF, JNU.
  • Summer training project titled “Principles & Research Applications of Advanced Analytical Instrumentation” for Ms. Pooja Chauhan, student of 4th Semester, B. Tech. Biotechnology, Amity University, Noida, UP between 25 May to 1 July, 2010 at AIRF by Dr. Tulika Prasad, AIRF, JNU.
  • Interactive Programme with Group Discussion and Live demonstration with class room theoretical and practical training of instruments housed at AIRF for students (B. Sc. Biomedical Sciences, Acharya Narendra Dev College, New Delhi and B. Pharm, Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi) organized jointly by AIRF & CIS, JNU between 8 June to 10 July, 2010; coordinated jointly by Dr. Tulika Prasad, AIRF & Dr. Andrew Lynn and Ms. Nisha Chandran, CIS; lectures delivered by Prof. A. K. Attri (SES), Dr. Sobhan Sen (SPS), Dr. Pritam Mukhopadhyay (SPS), Dr. Tulika Prasad (AIRF), Dr. Gajender Saini (AIRF), Dr. Manoj Pratap Singh (AIRF), Dr. Manish Kumar (AIRF), Dr. Manju Malhotra (AIRF), Mr. Sandeep Sarpal (AIRF), Ms. Charu Tanwar (AIRF), Mr. Ajai Kumar (AIRF), Ms. Ruchita Pal (AIRF), Mr. S. C. P. Sharma (AIRF), Ms. Anu Singh (AIRF) and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Interactive Programme with Group Discussion and Live demonstration with class room theoretical and practical introduction of instruments housed at AIRF for 28 students who are participating in the Summer Research Programme 2010 of School of Life Sciences, JNU as part of their study tour on 22 & 23 June, 2010 by Dr. Tulika Prasad, Dr. Gajender Saini, Dr. Manish Kumar, Mr. Ajai Kumar and Ms. Charu Tanwar, AIRF, JNU and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Interactive Programme for demonstration of instruments housed at AIRF for 25 students and 4 officials of Jagdish Bose National Science Talent Search (JBNSTS) participating at the Talent Enrichment program in Delhi as part of their study tour on 22 June, 2010 by Dr. Tulika Prasad, Dr. Gajender Saini, Dr. Manish Kumar, Mr. Ajai Kumar and Ms. Charu Tanwar, AIRF, JNU and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • “New Era in Flow Cytometry” on 1 July, 2010 at AIRF Committee room, lecture delivered by Dr. Aparna Sapra, Accuri Cytometers, India followed by Interactive Training with Group Discussion and Wet demonstration session on samples of the AIRF users, with class room theoretical and practical hands on training on Accuri C6 Flow Cytometer and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Interactive Programme for visit cum brief introduction on instruments housed at AIRF for the 15 students of Class XI and XII of Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram, New Delhi on 16 August, 2010 as part of their study tour by Dr. Tulika Prasad, Dr. Manish Kumar and Ms. Charu Tanwar, AIRF, JNU and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Interactive Programme with Group Discussion and Live demonstration with class room theoretical and practical training of instruments housed at AIRF for teachers who are participating in the 12th Refresher Course in Biotechnology organized by the Academic Staff College of the University Grants Commission in association with the School of Biotechnology; J.N.U. on 18 August, 2010 by Dr. Tulika Prasad, Dr. Gajender Saini, Mr. Ajai Kumar and Ms. Charu Tanwar, AIRF, JNU and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Interactive Workshop organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad with Seminar, Wet Demo/ Live demonstration and Group Discussion on the applications of Flow Cytometer and Cell Sorter housed at AIRF for the Masters and Ph. D. students of School of Biotechnology, J.N.U. on 27 and 30 August, 2010 by Mr. Tribhuwan Bind, AIRF, JNU.
  • “Spectroscopic investigation of protein aggregation” on 11 October, 2010 at AIRF Committee room, lecture delivered by Dr. Rajesh Mishra, Lecturer, Center for Biotechnology, University of Allahabad and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Interactive Programme organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad with Group Discussion and Live demonstration with class room theoretical and practical introduction of instruments housed at AIRF for 16 undergraduate students and two teachers of Handique Girls' College, Guwahati, Assam as part of their study tour on 21 October, 2010 by Mr. Ajai Kumar and Ms. Charu Tanwar, AIRF, JNU.
  • Interactive Programme organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad with Live demonstration and class room theoretical and practical introduction of instruments housed at AIRF for 45 M. Tech. (Biotechnology) students of Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, UP as part of their study tour on 24 November, 2010 by Dr. Manoj Pratap Singh, Dr. Manish Kumar and Mr. Ajai Kumar, AIRF, JNU.
  • “An overview of the various Techniques & Applications of Live Imaging - with reference to the upcoming Live Imaging Facility at AIRF (including applications of A1R, TIRF, Super Resolution Microscopy and Multiphoton Imaging)” on 24 November, 2010 at AIRF Committee room, lecture delivered by Mr. Yoichi Iki (Application Specialist, Nikon Corporation, Japan) and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • “Applications of Integrated Live Imaging setup - Biostation IM-Q on 24 November, 2010 at AIRF Committee room, lecture delivered by Mr. M. S. Tanwar (Bioscience Division, TOWA OPTICS, India) and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Interactive Programme with Group Discussion and Live demonstration with class room theoretical and practical training of instruments housed at AIRF for teachers participating in the 72ND Orientation Course organized by the Academic Staff College of the University Grants Commission in association with J.N.U. on 29 November, 2010 by Dr. Tulika Prasad, Dr. Gajender Saini, Dr. Manish Kumar and Mr. Ajai Kumar, AIRF, JNU and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.

2011:

  • Interactive Programme with Group Discussion and Live demonstration with class room theoretical and practical training of instruments housed at AIRF for teachers participating in the 16th Refresher Course in Life Sciences organized by the Academic Staff College of the University Grants Commission in association with the School of Life Sciences; J.N.U. on 21 January, 2011 by Dr. Tulika Prasad, Dr. Manish Kumar and Mr. Ajai Kumar, AIRF, JNU and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Interactive educational visit to the Live Imaging and Proteomics Laboratories and also other AIRF Laboratories as part of the training program for the participating members of the U.S.-India Joint Research Training Program organized by the School of Life Sciences; J.N.U. on 4 February, 2011 by Dr. Tulika Prasad, Dr. Manish Kumar and Ms. Charu Tanwar, AIRF, JNU and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Interactive Programme with Group Discussion and Live demonstration with class room theoretical and practical training of instruments housed at AIRF for teachers participating in the 10th Refresher Course in Physics organized by the Academic Staff College of the University Grants Commission in association with the School of Physical Sciences; J.N.U. on 21 February, 2011 by Dr. Sobhan Sen, Dr. Tulika Prasad, Mr. Ajai Kumar and Ms. Charu Tanwar, AIRF, JNU and organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Advanced Instrumentation and Research Facility (AIRF) organized “The Indian Proteomics Conference (IPCON-2011)” - 2nd Annual Meeting of Proteomics Society (India) between 3 - 5 April, 2011 followed by workshop at AIRF between 6 - 8 April, 2011; Organizing Secretary and Convener - Dr. Dipankar Ghosh (SCMM) in association with Prof. Rakesh Bhatnagar (AIRF/ School of Biotechnology-SBT), Dr. Shantanu Sengupta (Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology-IGIB) and Dr. Tulika Prasad (AIRF).
  • Workshop organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad on “Evolution of EMCCD and its Application and Importance in Live Cell Imaging” on 28-29 September, 2011 at AIRF in association with Nikon-Towa Optics, lecture delivered by Dr. Orla Hanrahan, Application Specialist, Andor Technology plc, EMEA followed by Interactive Training with Group Discussion and Wet demonstration/ Hands on training sessions by Dr. Orla and Ms. Charu Tanwar on samples of the AIRF users.
  • Hands on Training for the National Workshop on Spectroscopy and Microscopy in Biology and Chemistry held at ICGEB, JNU and IIT, Delhi between November 14 - 18, 2011, co organized by JNU (Dr. Sobhan Sen, School of Physical Sciences), ICGEB, IIT Delhi and TIFR on Live Imaging (Ms. Charu Tanwar), Confocal Microscopy (Mr. Ashok Kr. Sahu) and TRFS (Ms. Neetu Singh); AIRF coordination by Dr. Tulika Prasad.
  • Workshop organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad on “FlowJo- A Flow Cytometry Data Analysis Software and its Applications” on 30 November, 2011 at AIRF, lecture delivered by Dr. Hemant Agrawal, Application Scientist for FlowJo, A Flow Cytometry Data Analysis Software followed by Interactive Training with Group Discussion and demonstration session.
  • Training Programme on “Introduction to PGSTAT Software” on 6 December, 2011 at AIRF, lecture delivered by Mr. Luca Pini, Expert, M/s Autolab B.V., The Netherlands, covering the training on software for the use of Galvanostat-Potentiostat of Autolab; Organized by Dr. Kavita Arora.
  • Workshop organized by Dr. Tulika Prasad on “Revolution DSD (ANDOR) – Laser Free Confocal Microscopy” on 8-9 December, 2011 at AIRF in association with Nikon-Towa Optics, lecture delivered by Mr. Bruno Combettes, Expert for DSD followed by Interactive Training with Group Discussion and Wet demonstration/ Hands on training sessions on user samples by Mr. Bruno Combettes and Ms. Charu Tanwar on samples of the AIRF users.

2012:

  • Demonstration & Lecture for Illumina, MiSeq Benchtop Next Generation Sequencing System by Dr. Naved Alam, Product Manager, Premas Biotech Pvt. Ltd., Manesar, Gurgaon, India on 13 January, 2012.