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# THESES & PROJECT REPORTS

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Theses submitted to IISER Pune in partial fulfilment of the requirements of the BS-MS dual degree and Ph.D programmes. Also, project reports submitted by the students.

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## Recent Submissions

• (2021-11)
The probing time for sampling the internal dynamics of a molecular system should be comparable to the time-scale associated with the internal motion in a molecule, which ranges from femtoseconds (fs) to picoseconds (ps). ...
• (2021-09)
Redox active reactive species derived from oxygen, nitrogen and sulfur are continuously produced in physiological systems and helps in maintaining the redox homeostasis of biological systems. Based on the reactive atom ...
• (2021-08)
In this work, we use convolutional recurrent neural network-based architectures involving ConvLSTM and ConvGRU for precipitation forecasting over the Indian region. We first compare direct and iterative approach for ...
• (2021-06)
The formin family member, Fmn2, is a neuronally enriched cytoskeletal remodelling protein conserved across vertebrates. Recent studies have implicated Fmn2 in neurodevelopmental disorders, including sensory processing ...
• (2021-10)
Nucleoside triphosphates (NTP) are the building blocks of RNA, and also play a central role in various metabolic pathways. Even though the NTPs - adenosine triphosphate (ATP), guanosine triphosphate (GTP), cytidine ...
• (2021-08)
Navigation is essential for the survival of any animal that has a significant motile phase during its life cycle. Furthermore, the ability to sense the flow of the medium that surrounds them can be found even in animals ...
• (2020-12)
Phenology is the study of the timing of different life cycle events. It is a crucial component of growth and reproduction for both plants and animals that directly influence their fitness. Phenology in plants is not only ...
• (2021-10)
Viscoelasticity of single protein molecules is essential to fully understand their dynamic properties and functions. It is also believed that the initial collapse in protein folding is governed by their viscoelasticity. ...
• (2021-10)
Of the various neuromodulatory agents found in the central nervous system, the class of peptide modulators is of particular interest in the context of innate motivated behaviours, wherein they have been shown to modify the ...
• (2021-09)
My doctoral research described in this thesis involves the synthesis, and characterization of mono-acyl glycerol (MAG) and lysophosphatidylserine (lyso-PS) lipids with varying lipid tails. PHARC syndrome is a neurodegenerative ...
• (2021-10)
Synthetic quantum systems are simplified versions of real-world, complex, quantum many-body systems. They provide a versatile testbed for understanding the complex phenomenons of condensed matter physics, nuclear physics, ...
• (2021-10)
The energy stored in a photoexcited metal nanoparticle is capable of bringing out various chemical and physical transformations, which forms the basis of plasmonic photocatalysis. The interference from different nonradiative ...
• (2021-06)
Lipids encompass more than 45,000 species and are known to partake in several biological functions. Their diversity and low abundance in biological systems presents a challenge for studying them. In my doctoral research, ...
• (2021-10)
This thesis presents the realization of a Bose-Einstein Condensate (BEC) based Atom-Optics $\delta$-Kicked Rotor experiment (AOKR) using 87Rb atoms and its utility in atom interferometry and precision measurements. The ...
• (2021-08)
Non-equilibrium systems have shown lots of intriguing behavior. Dynamic cluster formation of colloids due to presence of activity in the system is one such example. We here study 2D dynamical cluster of non-Brownian colloidal ...
• (2021-09)
The study of motives of algebriac stacks was initiated by Bertrand To\"{e}n for Deligne-Mumford stack, and subsequently, developed and extended by various authors to more general alegbraic stacks. There exists considerable ...
• (2021-08)
In this thesis, we study the spread of an infectious disease in the context of India. For this, we construct a network of 446 cities having a population of over 1 Lakh and study the infection spread using an SIR metapopulation ...
• (2021-09)
In the interminable quest for exciting properties in new materials, the measurements of elastic constants are of great importance. Among various techniques for measuring elastic constants, Resonance Ultrasound Spectroscopy ...
• (2021-08)
Crossover formation (CO) during meiotic recombination is one of the important processes that provides right amount of tension for the homologous chromosomes to properly segregate in the first meiotic division (MI). CO ...
• (2021-08)
In 2011, Bizon and Rostworowski, through their seminal work, gave numerical evidence that Anti-de Sitter spacetime with reflecting boundary conditions is nonlinearly unstable against black hole formation for a wide range ...