Joint Research Projects 2008

Facts & Figures

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Grant No. Project Title & Principal Investigators
CH: 122944
India: 2
Advanced restoration and super-resolution techniques for 3D fluorescence microscopy
•  Prof. Michael Unser, EPFL, Lausanne, CH
•  Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India
CH: 122995
India: 10
Understanding motion: surface 3D deformation from video data
  Prof. Pascal Fua, EPFL, Lausanne, CH
  Prof. Sharat Chandran, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India
CH: 122936
India: 52
Cross cultural personality perception
•  Dr. Alessandro Vinciarelli, IDIAP, Martigny, CH
  Prof. Bayya Yegnanarayana, International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad, India


Grant No.
 Project Title & Principal Investigators
CH: 123010
India: 8
Compound plasmonic nanostructures
  Prof. Olivier Martin, EPFL, Lausanne, CH
  Prof. S. Anantha Ramakrishna, Indian Inst. of Science, Education & Research (IISER), Chandigarh, India
CH: 122902
India: 26
Ab initio density functional investigations of complex clusters
  Prof. Stefan Goedecker, University of Basel, Basel, CH
  Prof. D.G. Kanhere, University of Pune, Pune, India
CH: 122969
India: 37
Transport and magnetic properties of strongly correlated systems at extreme conditions of pressure, low temperature and high magnetic field
  Prof. Kazimierz Conder, PSI, Villigen, CH
  Dr. Arumugam Sonachalam, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, India
CH: 122935
India: 53
Growth and investigation of a new non-cuprate high temperature superconductor
  Prof. Christian Bernhard, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, CH
  Prof. Ghanshyam Das Varma, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India
CH: 123127
India: 66
Novel magnetic nanomaterials for spintronics
  Prof. Jean-Philippe Ansermet, EPFL, Lausanne, CH
  Prof. Dinesh K. Pandya, IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India


Grant No. Project Title & Principal Investigators
CH: 122948
India: 4
Optical MEMS scanner for optical coherence tomography: development and reliability
  Prof. Herbert Shea, EPFL, Neuchâtel, CH
  Prof. Shanti Bhattacharya, IIT Madras, Chennai, India
CH: 122989
India: 7
Dynamics of RNA binding by the polypyrimidine tract binding protein and its implications in alternative RNA splicing
•  Prof. Frédéric Allain, ETHZ, Zurich, CH
•  Dr. Sapna Ravindranathan, National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune, India
 CH: 123007
India: 12
The olfactory system: from neural progenitors to brain circuitry
  Prof. Heinrich Reichert, University of Basel, Basel, CH
  Prof. Veronica Rodrigues, National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bangalore, India
CH: 123032
India: 14
Neuronal encoding of fear generalization: implications for stress disorders
  Prof. Andreas Lüthi, Friedrich Miescher Institute (FMI), Basel, CH
  Prof. Sumantra Chattarji, National Institute for Biological Sciences (NIBS), Bangalore, India
CH: 123037
India: 21
Role of the ELAV protein HuR in micro RNA- mediated gene regulation in normal and transformed human cells
  Prof. Witold Filipowicz, Friedrich Miescher Institute (FMI), Basel, CH
  Dr. Suvendra Nath Bhattacharyya, Indian Inst. of Chemical Biology, Kolkata, India
CH: 122981
India: 30
Regulation of the glideosome assembly and function in apicomplexa
  Prof. Dominique Soldati-Favre, University of Geneva, Geneva, CH
  Prof. Pushkar Sharma, National Institute of Immunology (NII), New Delhi, India
CH: 123065
India: 35
Yeast-based screening system for antimalarial drug development
  Prof. Didier Picard, University of Geneva, Geneva, CH
  Prof. Utpal Tatu, IISc, Bangalore, India
CH: 122941
India: 42
Membrane properties affect a transmembrane receptor’s signaling
•  Dr. Sandor Kasas, EPFL, Lausanne, CH
•  Dr. Bhaskar Saha, National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS), Pune, India
CH: 123003
India: 43
Scaffold-based control of chondrocyte phenotype: towards engineering of intervertebral disk tissue
•  Prof. Martin Ivan & Prof. Giulio Spagnoli, University Hospital Basel, Basel, CH
•  Prof. Sourabh Ghosh, IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India
CH: 123038
India: 44
Studying the effect of mTOR inhibitor and sunitinib on hepatic stellate cells
•  Prof. Jean-François Dufour, University of Berne, Berne, CH
•  Dr. Suvro Chatterjee, Anna University, Chennai, India
CH: 122917
India: 51
Strategies to combat multidrug resistance (MDR) in human pathogenic Candida species
•  Prof. Dominque Sanglard, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, CH
•  Prof. Prasad Rajendra, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India
CH: 123143
India: 60
Therapeutic approaches using controlled transdermal delivery to treatneurodegenarative conditions in aging populations
  Dr. Yogeshvar Kalia, University of Geneva, Geneva, CH
  Dr. Vandana Patravale, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India


Grant No. Project Title & Principal Investigators
CH: 123140
India: 32
Synthesis of novel ionic liquids and their application to dye sensitized solar cells
  Prof. Michael Grätzel, EPFL, Lausanne, CH
•  Dr. Daniel Thomas, National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune, India


Grant No. Project Title & Principal Investigators
CH: 123061
India: 20
Biodegradable plastics: gaining insight through molecular approaches
  Dr. Ren Qun, EMPA, St. Gallen, CH
•  Dr. Rakesh Kumar Jain, Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), Chandigarh, India