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Description: Letter from N. Muralidhar, Administrative Officer, TIFR to The Director of the Central Ground Water Board requesting for a survey of the GKVK land in order to dig borewells. Muralidhar writes that the yield they require from the 20 acre land is about “4500 gallons/hour” Accession Number: MS-002_1_1_1_1_P_0026 Collection: Series:MS-002 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 1 Repository: T.M. Sahadevan Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location:...
Topics: Land, GKVK, Water, Civil, Logistics, Construction
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by Krishnan, KS; Mathew, MK; Sowdhamini, R; Srinivasan, N
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Description: Invitation confirmation for speaking at felicitation event for Prof P Balaram, Krishnanʼs PhD supervisor and scientific collaborator. Also when the Thathachari Foundation presented him an award. Includes Krishnanʼs hand drawn sketch of P Balaram. Accession Number: MS-003_2_7_11_11_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 7 Container 2: 11 Source: 11 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x15cm Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Correspondence Format:...
Topics: Thathachari Foundation Award, NCBS--metadata=subject:Krishnan, KS, PhD Supervisor, Sketch
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Description: Road map of Kutch, Gujarat with highways, roads, and railway lines marked. The map also shows the Rann of Kutch, and the Gulf of Kutch Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_15_P_0112 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 15 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Gujarat Access: Map Format: Print
Topics: Map, Survey, Transport, Kutch
Description: Letter from J.P. Sharma, Secretary to Government, Agriculture and Horticulture Department to Obaid Siddiqi. Sharma writes that UAS is not willing to spare the land required for the proposed Centre but Gopala Reddy, Secretary to the Chief Minister is of the opinion that a location certainly must be found. Sharma assures Siddiqi of his assistance in the matter Accession Number: MS-001_2_1_10_2_P_0071 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 10 Source: 2...
Topics: Government, Land, UAS, Bureaucracy
Description: Letter from Stephen Cox inviting Siddiqi to be a member of the Royal Societyʼs B-Side Editorial Board with affiliations to Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. The letter mentions that the Editor would consult the board for advice on proposals submitted, suggestions of topics for future issues, suggesting suitable referees or advice on new initiatives. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_8_22_P_0015 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3...
Topics: Royal Society, Editorial board--metadata=subject:Siddiqi, Obaid
Description: No objection certificate issued by S. Ashok Rao, Administrative Officer, NCBS regarding Veronica Rodriguesʼ application for a visa to enable her to attend a seminar at University of Utrecht, Netherlands called “Tuning your Research Focus to the European Context” Accession Number: NI-001_1_2_1_5_P_0026 Collection: Series:NI-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 1 Source: 5 Repository: "Establishment office, NCBS." Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p...
Topics: Seminar, Europe, Netherlands, Research
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by Darwin, Charles
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Description: The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex. Darwin, Charles. John Murray, Albemarle Street, London. Third Edition - 1901. Accession Number: BB-001_0_0_0_1 Collection: Series:BB-01 Sub-Series: 0 Container 1: 0 Container 2: 0 Source: 1 Repository: Bibliography - Siddiqi Dimensions: 8x6 inches Extent: 1051p Location: London Access: Book Format: Text
Topics: Sexual selection, Evolutionary theory, Adaptation
Description: Letter from V.J. Gaonkar, Under Secretary to the Government of Maharashtra recognising Veronica Rodrigues as an Indian citizen under the Goa, Daman and Diu (Citizenship) Order 1962. Accession Number: NI-001_1_2_1_9_P_0002 Collection: Series:NI-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 1 Source: 9 Repository: "Establishment office, NCBS." Dimensions: 8.5x11 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bombay Access: Correspondence Format: Typewritten on paper
Topics: Citizenship, Government, Maharashtra, British Citizenship, Goa
Description: Photograph of construction of Mandara hostel and the NCBS Housing complex. Accession Number: NI-005_1_2_1_3_P_0001 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 1 Source: 3 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: Mandara, NCBS, Residential complex, TIFR, Student accommodation, Hostel
Description: Letter from M. K. Mathew, Head, Academic Activities, NCBS to K. S. Krishnan about collaborating on the project “Peptide toxins of therapeutic value from Toxoglossan molluscs collected from Indian coasts”. The letter discuss the experimental paradigm and the available ion channel containing oocytes to study the effect of peptide toxins from snails. This was one among the other letters filed in the grant proposal for the multi-institutional project on Indian Conus snails....
Topics: Neurotoxicity, Peptide, Ion channel, Neurophysiology, Xenopus, Cone Snails
Description: Letter from the Chairman of the Science Awareness and Promotion Trust inviting Siddiqi to be on the advisory committee of the trust. Khan specifies that it is a non-political and non-profit making social organisation working to bring scientific culture and awareness amongst the educationally and socially under-privileged of the country. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_6_24_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 6 Source: 24 Repository: Siddiqi...
Topics: SAPT, Science awareness, Science Education
Description: Letter from Homi Bhabha to Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on Siddiqiʼs return to India and the state of Indian science. He comments on the attitude towards scientists and how politicians are given more importance than scientists even though science ”might be of greater significance from a world point of view” (global viewpoint). Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_1_9_P_0008 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 9 Repository: Siddiqi Papers -...
Topics: Jawaharlal Nehru--metadata=subject:Siddiqi, Obaid, Indian scientists
Description: A stamped and signed certificate from the Sarpanch of the Village Panchayat of Assolna, Salcete, Goa certifying Rodriguesʼ address. Accession Number: NI-001_1_2_1_9_P_0069 Collection: Series:NI-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 1 Source: 9 Repository: "Establishment office, NCBS." Dimensions: 8.5x11 inches Extent: 1p Location: India-Goa-Salcete-Assolna Access: Form Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Residence, Governance, Panchayat, Domicile
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by Board of High School and Intermediate Education United Provinces
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Description: High school examination certificate from 1946 specifying the subjects Siddiqi took. He was placed in the first division. Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_1_1_P_0010 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 1 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 6x8 inches Extent: 1p Location: Allahabad Access: Certificate Format: Typewritten on paper
Topic: High school Certificate
Description: Correspondence to the minister of fisheries, Government of Kerala seeking permission to develop a shed - a temporary field station to rear cone snails at Neendkara port, Kollam. Accession Number: MS-003_2_2_8_4_P_0021 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 8 Source: 4 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Correspondence Format: Computer print
Topics: Conus, Neendakara, Kerala, DBT project, Rearing, Conotoxin
Description: Letter from Veronica Rodrigues to R. Vijayaraghavan regarding the unnecessary use of gendered titles for women scientists in official correspondence. She asks that this practice be stopped unless male scientists too are addressed the same way. There is a signed note at the bottom of the letter stating that the prefix not be used to for Rodrigues as that is her preference and that there is no specific order or guideline from the Dean regarding the matter. Accession Number:...
Topics: K. VijayRaghavan, Gender, Personal, Women scientists, Politics
Description: Felicitation of Sydney Brenner during his visit to Bangalore in 20112. From left to right: Asiya Siddiqi, Obaid Siddiqi, Sydney Brenner Accession Number: MS-001_7_1_58_5_P_0005 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 58 Source: 5 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bangalore Access: Photograph Format: Print from colour negative
Description: Classic and modern forms of scientific misconduct and cases of the same. Also refers to writings of Karl Popper, practical suggestions and advice to avoid the same. Accession Number: MS-003_3_3_12_4_P_0050 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 3 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 12 Source: 4 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Handwritten note Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Ethics, Falsification, Right and Wrong, Thoughts vs Notes, Case studies, Karl Popper
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Description: Max Delbruck (left) and Salvador Luria (right) at the Cold Spring Harbor Lab Accession Number: MS-001_7_1_58_3_P_0023 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 58 Source: 3 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Cold Spring Harbor Access: Photograph Format: Print from black and white negative
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by Indian Institute of Architects
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Description: Siddiqiʼs copy of Journal of the Indian Institute of Architects. Cover image is of Raj Rewalʼs architecture, Central Institute of Educational Technology, New Delhi. Includes note on Rewal receiving the IIAʼs Babura Mhatre Gold Medal for 1989. Rewal would go on to be picked as the architect for the first NCBS buildings. Accession Number: MS-001_6_6_57_10_0001-0044 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 6 Container 1: 6 Container 2: 57 Source: 10 Repository: Obaid Siddiqi Papers -...
Topics: Indian Institute of Architects, Raj Rewal, Campus architecture
Description: Letter from S. Bhattacharya (Director, TIFR) to K. S. Krishnan requesting Krishnan to accept the extension of his appointment at TIFR Accession Number: NI-002_1_1_1_1_P_0006 Collection: Series:NI-002 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 1 Repository: NCBS Deans Office Dimensions: 11.5x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Mumbai Access: Letter Format: Printed page
Description: Letter from Seymour Benzer to Siddiqi wishing him on his birthday. He talks about the circumstances in Pasadena (LA Riots) and Bombay (Babri Masjid riots). Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_1_38_P_0002 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 38 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x10 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Fax Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Political turmoil, Babri Masjid, Los Angeles Riots
Description: Letter from the Director of TIFR to Siddiqi with the details of Honorarium and other facilities for Professor Emeritus Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_2_6_P_0003 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 2 Source: 6 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x10 inches Extent: 1p Location: Mumbai Access: Letter Format: Typewritten on paper
Topics: Professor Emeritus, NCBS
Description: Letter from Siddiqi to Atta-ur-Rahman in which he talks about setting up of NCBS in Bangalore. He expresses his interest in developing a molecular biology program Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_5_36_P_0002 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 5 Source: 36 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bangalore Access: Letter Format: Printed page
Topics: H.E.J Research Institute of Chemistry, Molecular Biology
Description: Siddiqiʼs writing on Molecular Biology and Human Needs. He explains the significance of molecular biology as being the basis for biology and a place for fusion of physics, chemistry and biology. He explains the work in the field of medicine which involves molecular biology. Accession Number: MS-001_1_2_3_5_0009-0011 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 3 Source: 5 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 3p...
Topic: Molecular biology
Description: Map of India with Project Field Stations marked in Jaisalmer and Dudhwa. A close up map of districts in Rajasthan marks the Desert National Park in the Thar Desert Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_15_P_0004 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 15 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Map Format: Computer print
Topics: Map, Survey, Rajasthan, Desert National Park, Fieldwork
Description: Guido Pontecorvo delivering the Gandhi Memorial Lecture at RRI Bangalore Accession Number: MS-001_7_1_58_1_P_0004 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 58 Source: 1 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bangalore Access: Photograph Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: Gandhi Memorial Lecture, RRI
Description: Letter from Alan Garen to Siddiqi, inviting Siddiqi to work at the University of Pennsylvania where Garen plans to set up good facilities for microbial genetics and protein chemistry. He also recommends Siddiqi to take the course on Bacteriophages at Cold Spring Harbour which is “excellent”. Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_1_5_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 5 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8 inches...
Topics: Cold Spring Harbor, Bacteriophage
Description: Details of collection and identification of the Conus snails from the east coast of India, process of extraction of venom gland and crude toxin, the analysis and characterization of toxins and the financial requirements to carry out the collections and experiments have been elaborated on. Accession Number: MS-003_2_2_8_6_0117-0118 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 8 Source: 6 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm Extent: 2p Location:...
Topics: Conus, Conotoxin, Kerala, DBT, Venom duct, MALDI
Description: Letter from Siddiqi to K VijayRaghavan regarding the series of lectures by Evelyn Fox-Keller. He says that she will be staying for a month and giving 8 lectures on 4 different topics, one of them being Gender and Science. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_9_29_P_0022 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 9 Source: 29 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bangalore Access: Letter Format: Printed page
Topic: Gender
Description: Do Animals Think? Draft of talk by O. Siddiqi on conscious intelligence in animals. Thought provoking questions on the understanding of conscious intelligence, how religion and bias have lead to certain belief systems about the same, and early research on animal behaviour have shaped it. Comments on the work of Descartes and other philosophers, psychologists and experimental paradigms used to probe into the same. Accession Number: MS-001_3_2_20_23_0001-0029 Collection:...
Topics: Conscious Intelligence, Animal behaviour, Descartes, Piemack, Theology, Philosophy
Description: Siddiqi in graduation attire at the University of Glasgow Accession Number: MS-001_7_4_59_19_P_0008 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 4 Container 2: 59 Source: 19 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Glasgow Access: Photograph Format: Print from black and white negative
Topic: Graduation
Description: Letter from Roddam Narasimha to Siddiqi inviting Siddiqi to participate in a discussion meeting on “Nature and Culture”. The brief note on the meeting mentions the topics for important discussion. Some topics of discussion mentioned are : the meanings of nature and culture, the influences on Indic culture by the environment and influences on culture by Indic views of Nature. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_15_7_0001-0003 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3...
Topics: Nature and Culture, History
Description: Siddiqi and Asiya with Elizabeth Watson Accession Number: MS-001_7_4_59_21_P_0028 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 4 Container 2: 59 Source: 21 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Photograph Format: Print from colour negative
Description: Siddiqi at a county fair shooting game holding a rifle/gun in Bad Homburg, Germany Accession Number: MS-001_7_4_59_19_P_0002 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 4 Container 2: 59 Source: 19 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: "Bad Homburg, Germany" Access: Photograph Format: Print from black and white negative
Topic: County Fair
Description: Proposal to DBT for sequencing of cDNAs from the venom ducts of Indian Conus sp to support the ongoing vigorous research on conotoxins, testing the new sequencing facilities and technology and establishing a framework for research on non-model organisms for potential commercial and therapeutic interests. Deep sequencing the cone snail venom ducts was pitched to identify genes of active peptides of therapeutic and industrial interest. Accession Number: MS-003_2_2_8_5_0002-0022...
Topics: Conus, Conotoxin, Sequencing, Venom duct, Drug discovery, Genetics
Description: Letter from Bose to Siddiqi outlining the various opportunities for Siddiqiʼs research interests and suggestions. He mentions that he has contacted a few friends who have specialised in biology and that he will contact more “top ranking people”. Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_1_8_0001-0003 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 8 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 8.5x7 inches Extent: 3p Location: Calcutta Access:...
Description: The email was to serve as an outline for a research proposal to Department of Biotechnology, India for the identification and characterisation of toxic peptides from Conus (cone snails) species in India. The text introduces the scientific literature up to date- the biology of cone snails, the pathbreaking work of Dr B Olivera and examples of therapeutic uses of the characterised toxic peptides extracted from Conus magus, Conus radiata and Conus textile, briefly. Mentions the...
Topics: Conotoxin, Conus, Peptides, Research proposal, India--metadata=subject:Balaram, P
Description: Minutes of the 14th Faculty Meeting held at NCBS. The faculty members discuss the hiring and training of technical assistants in laboratories, and they discuss revising the admission process for the academic programs at NCBS Accession Number: MS-001_2_2_12_9_0021-0022 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 12 Source: 9 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Administration Dimensions: 8.3 × 11.7 inches Extent: 2p Location: Bangalore Access: Minutes Format:...
Topics: Administration, Faculty, Education, Training, Employment
Description: Certificate specifying that the equipment Siddiqi is required to take to Cambridge are of no commercial value and were built at TIFR. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_5_13_P_0005 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 5 Source: 13 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Mumbai Access: Letter Format: Typewritten on Paper
Topics: Equipment, Cambridge, TIFR, Sabbatical
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Description: A Christmas letter by the Heisenberg family with details about many family members including Martin Heisenberg. The letter mentions Heisenbergʼs visit to India for the anniversary of “the Tata Institute of Bombay which has a branch in Biology in the city of Bangalore”. The description of Bangalore is particularly interesting and the observation of the importance given to religion “in spite of their orientation to the world market” stands out. Accession Number:...
Topics: TIFR, NCBS, Biology institute--metadata=subject:Heisenberg, Martin, Bangalore
Description: Handwritten notes and drawings of furniture for Siddiqiʼs lab Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_5_1_0001-0006 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 5 Source: 1 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 6p Location: Unknown Access: Handwritten Page Format: Ink on paper
Topic: Furniture
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by Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: Article written by Ravi Sankaran with his photographs in Sanctuary magazine on the lesser florican Accession Number: MS-004_1_2_2_1_0078-0088 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 2 Source: 1 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 9p Location: Bombay Access: Book Format: Computer print
Topics: Lesser florican, Magazine, Sanctuary, Conservation, Wildlife, Popular science
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Description: Table with recordings of sound stimulus such as bird calls and gunshots and the reaction these sounds evoked in a species under study Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_14_P_0103 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 14 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Recording Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Behaviour, Stimulus, Gunshot, Research, Observations, Wildlife
Description: Letter from H.A.D Sawian, Joint Secretary, Government of India, Department of Atomic Energy to Obaid Siddiqi. Sawian mentions to Siddiqi that there is some uncertainty as to why Bangalore was chosen as the location for the proposed Centre when other places, such as Pune, were also offered. He requests Siddiqi to send a detailed proposal explaining how and why Bangalore was chosen as the location Accession Number: MS-001_2_1_10_1_P_0044 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 2...
Topics: Bangalore, Location, Institution, Funding, Science
Description: Letter from H R Nagendra to Siddiqi inviting Siddiqi to chair a symposium on “Consciousness and emotions: Molecular Biology” at the International Conference on Frontiers in Yoga Research and its Applications. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_15_14_0001-0004 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 15 Source: 14 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 4p Location: Bangalore Access: Letter Format: Printed page
Topics: SVYASA, Yoga, Molecular Biology, Consciousness
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Description: Letter of recommendation for Siddiqi by Reayat Khan Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_1_1_P_0004 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 1 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 12x8 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Letter Format: Typewritten on paper
Topic: Recommendation--metadata=subject:Khan, Reayat--metadata=subject:Siddiqi, Obaid
Description: Siddiqiʼs notes, titled “Project with Indu Menon”, with list of music (artists and ragas) which was presumably shared by Indu Menon. He made detailed notes on how to bookmark and save webpages, search and download music. He also lists his favourite vocal artists and instruments. Accession Number: MS-001_6_6_57_19_0001-0009 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 6 Container 1: 6 Container 2: 57 Source: 19 Repository: Obaid Siddiqi Papers - Biographical Dimensions: 11.5x8.5...
Topics: Classical music, Indu Menon, Raga
Description: Letter from Chairman of the Council of the Indian Statistical Institute, Pranab Mukherjee, requesting Siddiqi to be a member of the Selection committee for appointment of the Director of the Indian Statistical Institute. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_9_44_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 9 Source: 44 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bangalore Access: Letter Format: Printed page
Topic: Indian Statistical Institute
Description: Email from Seymour Benzer to Siddiqi congratulating him on his election into the US National Academy of Sciences. Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_2_20_P_0005 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 2 Source: 20 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 12x10 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Email Format: Computer print
Topic: US NAS
Description: Masood Haider informs O. Siddiqi that the Aligarh Alumni Associations of North America has decided to give Siddiqi the “Sir Syed Ahmed Khan Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Poetry, Literature, Arts or Sciences”. Siddiqi, in his response, thanks Haider and says that he is a “fervent admirer of Sir Syed and you decision gives me much joy”. Siddiqi reflects on his years at Aligarh and recalls Dr Intisar who taught him chemistry. Accession Number:...
Topics: Syed Ahmed Khan, Aligarh
Description: Handwritten meeting notes -- Visit to Europe and USA, including scouting for future researchers for NCBS. Includes summary of Sumantra Chattarjiʼs background Accession Number: MS-001_4_10_31_2_P_0015 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 4 Container 1: 10 Container 2: 31 Source: 2 Repository: Siddiqi Papers -- Research Dimensions: 8x6 inches Extent: 1p Location: USA Access: Research note Format: Ink on paper
Topic: Faculty search
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Description: Guido Pontecorvo and Asiya Siddiqi Accession Number: MS-001_7_1_58_1_P_0014 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 58 Source: 1 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Photograph Format: Print from colour negative
Topic: Asiya Siddiqi--metadata=subject:Pontecorvo, G.
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Description: Pictures and description of birds and butterflies as a collection for a booklet on the fauna at campus on the occasion of TIFRʼs Golden Jubilee. Accession Number: MS-003_1_7_3_7_0031-0070 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 7 Container 2: 3 Source: 7 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm Extent: 40p Location: Unknown Access: Note Format: Computer print with images
Topics: Birds, Butterflies, TIFR, Mumbai, Campus, Fauna
Description: Note by Obaid Siddiqi explaining the reasons why Bangalore was finally chosen as the location for the proposed Centre. Siddiqi writes that while Poona and Bombay were also considered, the options turned out to be unviable or unavailable. The Karnataka Government offered land for the Centre, and one of the sites offered was in the UAS campus. Accession Number: MS-001_2_1_10_1_0047-0050 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 10 Source: 1 Repository:...
Topics: Bangalore, Location, Government, Resources
Description: Progress report on the study of screening bioactive peptides from frog species from Orissa, Dehradun and Andamans (see MS-003_2_8_8_8-0001-0015 for previous report and details). The project was led by Dr J. G. Krishna, a post-doctoral fellow, under the supervision of Prof Krishnan at NCBS. Accession Number: MS-003_2_2_8_8_0016-0041 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 8 Source: 8 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm Extent: 26p...
Topics: Uperodon, Dehradun, Orissa, Andaman, Frog skin--metadata=subject:Krishna, J. G.
Description: Note on the expenses and possible faculty to be involved in a collaborative study of Conotoxins and Conus snails. Accession Number: MS-003_2_2_8_3_P_0010 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 8 Source: 3 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Handwritten note Format: Ink on Paper
Topics: Conotoxin, Conus, NCBS, Drug discovery, CDRI, ICGEB
Description: Theories for the genetic control of morphogenesis -- covers work from the past in the field, highlights lacunae in the same and elaborates on cell types that may arise due to exposure to different proteins because of positioning of the cells. Accession Number: MS-003_3_3_12_4_0015-0019 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 3 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 12 Source: 4 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm Extent: 5p Location: Unknown Access: Lecture Format: Typewritten
Topics: Morphogenesis, Developmental Biology, Tectorial Proteins, Epigenetics, Differentiation, Ontogeny
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by Siddiqi, Obaid
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Description: Siddiqiʼs personal work report for July 1964. He mentions that the main effort during the period was to set up the laboratories (MBU at TIFR). Accession Number: MS-001_6_3_55_27_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 6 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 55 Source: 27 Repository: Obaid Siddiqi Papers - Biographical Dimensions: 11.5x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Mumbai Access: Report Format: Typewritten on paper
Topics: Work report, TIFR, Molecular Biology Unit (MBU)
Description: Photo album - Site for establishing student accommodation, NCBS residential campus, Mandara in Yelahanka, Bangalore, India. A man can be seen holding a newspaper in various frames. Accession Number: NI-005_1_2_1_2_0001-0037 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 1 Source: 2 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 37p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: Mandara, Newspaper, Hostel, NCBS, Residence, TIFR
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by Unknown
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Description: Francis Crick Accession Number: MS-001_7_1_58_3_P_0016 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 58 Source: 3 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Photograph Format: Print from black and white negative
Description: Letter from Mushirul Hasan regarding conferring Siddiqi the Honoris Causa (Degree of Letters) by the Jamia Millia Islamia University Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_16_5_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 16 Source: 5 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: New Delhi Access: Letter Format: Printed page
Topics: Jamia Millia Islamia, Honorary Degree
Description: Asiya Siddiqi family -- Police Department group photograph. Lucknow Accession Number: MS-001_7_3_S25_0_P_0004 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 3 Container 2: S25 Source: 0 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 11x17 inches Extent: 1p Location: Lucknow Access: Photograph Format: Print from black and white negative
Topics: Lucknow, Police
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by Unknown
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Description: An article titled “Report from a Marxist” on the authorʼs journey into and out of the Communist Party of India with details of the workings and politics within the party. Article has marginalia and corrections by Siddiqi. Accession Number: MS-001_6_6_57_8_0001-0005 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 6 Container 1: 6 Container 2: 57 Source: 8 Repository: Obaid Siddiqi Papers - Biographical Dimensions: 11.5x8.5 inches Extent: 5p Location: Unknown Access: Article Format:...
Topics: Marxism, Communist, CPI --metadata=subject:Siddiqi, Obaid
Description: An undated congratulatory card from V. Rodrigues to Siddiqi for an unknown event/achievement. Includes a reference (joke) to mandrills and olfaction. Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_44_18_0001-0003 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 44 Source: 18 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 5x6 inches Extent: 2p Location: Unknown Access: Post card Format: "Handwritten, ink on paper"
Topic: Mandrill
Description: Letter from Obaid Siddiqi to A.N. Bhaduri, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology. Siddiqi requests Bhaduri to join a committee that will study the external referee reports of the 8th Research Plans of the Molecular Biology Unit, and then advise the Director of TIFR on the funding for these projects Accession Number: MS-001_2_3_13_15_P_0042 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 13 Source: 15 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Administration Dimensions:...
Topics: Peer review, Director, Research, Feedback
Description: Handwritten travel, meetings and expense details of Cold Spring Harbor Meeting on Neurobiology of Drosophila and visit to west and east coasts. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_5_11_0045-0047 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 5 Source: 11 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 3p Location: Unknown Access: Handwritten Page Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Cold Spring Harbor, Neurobiology
Archives at the National Centre for Biological Sciences
by Kumar, A; Krishnan, K.S.; Ramakrishnan, U
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Description: Final report to DST about the research activities at NCBS and CWS by the students of the masters course in wildlife biology and conservation over the period of 17-06-2009 to 31-03-2012. Introduces the various projects, the findings of the same and the publications which arose during the investigation of the same. Accession Number: MS-003_2_2_8_1_0005-0028 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 8 Source: 1 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions:...
Topics: Wildlife programme, NCBS, CWS, MSc--metadata=subject:Ramakrishnan, U--metadata=subject:Kumar, Ajith
Description: Letter from Veronica Rodrigues to Obaid Siddiqi where Rodrigues submits the names of three external referees who could review her research proposal Accession Number: MS-001_2_3_13_15_P_0066 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 13 Source: 15 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Administration Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bombay Access: Correspondence Format: Computer Print
Topics: Referees, Peer review, Assessment
Description: Covers the types of scientific misconduct with examples and suggestions on how to best avoid them. Thoughts on scientific and research ethics in addition to thoroughness and honesty. Accession Number: MS-003_3_3_12_4_0038-0049 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 3 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 12 Source: 4 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm Extent: 12p Location: Unknown Access: Notes Format: Computer print with Image
Topics: Scientific Fraud, Misconduct, Ethics, Reproducibility, Plagiarism, Occam's razor
Description: Guido Pontecorvo letters to Siddiqi and Krishnan (copy) where he expresses a desire to visit Bombay but has doubts due to ill health and his condition at 85 years of age. Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_1_36_0001-0003 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 36 Repository: Siddiqi Papers -- Correspondence Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 3p Location: St Luc Access: Letter Format: Ink on paper
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Description: Summarises examples for various misconducts in research and unethical practices such as fraud, plagiarism, faking data or manipulating data and misinterpretation. Accession Number: MS-003_3_3_12_4_P_0065 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 3 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 12 Source: 4 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Handwritten note Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Ethics, Fraud, Controls, Misconduct, Plagiarism, Good scientific practices
Description: Annual meeting 2011 -- NCBS; Ralph Greenspan course -- Handwritten notes including on new recruits to NCBS - Mahesh Sankaran research. Note on Benzer group “eccentrics”. Accession Number: MS-001_4_10_32_6_0001-0031 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 4 Container 1: 10 Container 2: 32 Source: 6 Repository: Siddiqi Papers -- Research Dimensions: 8x6 inches Extent: 31p Location: Unknown Access: Research note Format: Ink on paper
Description: Handwritten field notes by Ravi Sankaran on his observations of the lesser floricans in various places in Madhya Pradesh. Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_1_0001-0008 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 1 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 8p Location: Madhya Pradesh Access: Recording Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Lesser florican, Wildlife, Amba, Damnod, Environment, Agriculture
Description: Letter to Dr Wahab, Advisor, Department of biotechnology about a multi-institutional project proposal to deep sequence the cone snail venom ducts to identify genes of active peptides of therapeutic and industrial interest. Accession Number: MS-003_2_2_8_5_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 8 Source: 5 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Correspondence Format: Computer...
Topics: Conotoxin, Conus, DBT, Sequencing, Venom duct, India