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Description: Photograph of almost finished structures of Mandara Hostel (NCBS students residence) - 1996 Accession Number: NI-005_1_2_1_4_P_0001 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 1 Source: 4 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: Mandara, NCBS, Hostel, Residence, Students
Description: Letter from Shaukat Beg, secretary to The Board Of Governors, NSJBEE Bhopal, stating that the grant of Rs. 12,000 which was approved is of the form of a study loan which is repayable after the completion of studies. Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_1_3_P_0003 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 3 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 10x8 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bhopal Access: Letter Format: Typewritten on paper
Topics: Scholarship --metadata=subject:Siddiqi, Obaid, Nawab Sultan Jahan Begum Education Endowment
Description: Siddiqiʼs letter to Felix Lowe (Life Science Editor at the Macmillan Company) regarding the progress on the manuscript. He says he is about half way through and will try to have a first draft ready by the year end. Accession Number: MS-001_1_2_3_1_P_0019 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 3 Source: 1 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 9x7 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bombay Access: Correspondence Format: Typewritten on paper
Topic: The Macmillan Company
Description: Siddiqi receiving the Padma Vibhushan Medal from President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Accession Number: MS-001_7_2_58_14_P_0006 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 58 Source: 14 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: New Delhi Access: Photograph Format: Print from colour negative
Topic: Padma Vibhushan
Description: M.K. Mathew offers to test the effects of conotoxins on voltage gated ion channels in Xenopus laevis oocytes through voltage clamp experiments in his laboratory. He mentions the requirement of one research fellow, the time line of the project and the funds required to support the venture. Accession Number: MS-003_2_2_8_3_0018-0019 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 8 Source: 3 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm Extent: 2p Location:...
Topics: Conotoxin, Xenopus laevis, Electrophysiology, Ion channels, Voltage...
Description: Siddiqi with Seymour Benzer, likely at Caltech in 1976 Accession Number: MS-001_7_4_59_20_P_0022 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 4 Container 2: 59 Source: 20 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Pasadena Access: Photograph Format: Print from black and white negative
Description: Siddiqi speaking at the Eight All India Cell Biology Conference at the Madurai Kamaraj University Accession Number: MS-001_7_3_59_6_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 59 Source: 6 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Madurai Access: Photograph Format: Print from black and white negative
Topics: Cell Biology, Madurai Kamaraj University
Description: Robin Holliday congratulates Siddiqi on his election to the Royal Society. He says “it will do good for your group, specially as status is so important in India”. Holliday also comments on the controversial election of Margaret Thatcher to the Royal society. Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_1_23_P_0021 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 23 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11.5x10 inches Extent: 2p Location: London...
Topics: Fellow of the Royal Society, FRS
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: Valery H. Webb writes to Siddiqi regarding the agreement between the Macmillan Company and Siddiqi and its details. Accession Number: MS-001_1_2_3_1_0002-0003 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 3 Source: 1 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 2p Location: Pennsylvania Access: Correspondence Format: Typewritten on paper
Topic: The Macmillan Company
Description: Letter from Heisenberg to Siddiqi and his wife, reminiscing about enjoyable moments and thanking them. He also mentions the construction of the “new institute” (NCBS) and comments on its architecture and execution. Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_2_3_0001-0002 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 2 Source: 3 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11.5x10 inches Extent: 2p Location: Unknown Access: Handwritten Page Format: Ink on paper
Topic: NCBS
Description: Certificate of election as Honorary Member of the Indian Academy of Neurosciences. Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_2_10_0001-0002 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 2 Source: 10 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 12x9 inches Extent: 2p Location: Unknown Access: Certificate Format: Printed page
Topic: Indian Academy of Neuroscience
Description: Letter from Matiur Rahman requesting Siddiqi to feature in a television series called “Mind Find” which profiles the life of Indian scientists, aiming to motivate the younger generation to pursue science. Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_2_26_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 2 Source: 26 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11.5x10 inches Extent: 1p Location: New Delhi Access: Letter Format: Printed page
Topics: Mind Find, Indian Scientists, Documentary
Description: Letter from Homi Bhabha to Siddiqi with the details of job offers for Siddiqi. Bhabha mentions of his intentions to start biophysics and molecular biology research since inception of TIFR. He also requests Siddiqi to send a list of equipment that he would need to start his work at the institute. Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_1_10_0004-0006 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 10 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 10x10...
Topics: Molecular Biology, Biophysics, TIFR
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: Minutes of the 50th Faculty Meeting held at NCBS. The faculty members discuss the hiring of technical staff in order to run research facilities. They also discuss the appointment of Prof. Indira Chowdhury, a historian documenting oral histories of biological research at TIFR. Accession Number: MS-001_2_2_13_4_0004-0006 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 13 Source: 4 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Administration Dimensions: 8.3 × 11.7 inches Extent:...
Topics: Archive, Staff, Oral history, Employment, Faculty
Description: Letter from Arjun Singh, the minister of Human Resource Development, offering Siddiqi the position of National Research Professor for his achievements and contributions to Biology. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_15_22_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 15 Source: 22 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 10x8 inches Extent: 1p Location: New Delhi Access: Letter Format: Printed page
Topic: National Research Professor
Description: Letter from the Director of the construction and services group at TIFR to the Registrar regarding the poor working conditions in Siddiqiʼs lab which is hampering research work. He also says that the required repairs and requirements cannot be met and that the Molecular Biology Lab be shifted elsewhere. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_5_2_0001-0003 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 5 Source: 2 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions:...
Topic: MBU
Description: Report by the NCBS Review Committee that reviewed NCBS between 20-22 October 2003. The report details the challenges faced by NCBS in the areas of faculty, research, and education, and suggests possible solutions. The printout has handwritten comments by Obaid Siddiqi in the margins Accession Number: MS-001_2_2_13_3_0001-0004 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 13 Source: 3 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Administration Dimensions: 8.3 × 11.7 inches...
Topics: Review, Feedback
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
Description: Handwritten notes on Syed Ahmed Khan and modernization of Muslims. Siddiqi delivered a talk on aforementioned topic at the Sir Syed Ahmed Khan Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Sciences, at the award ceremony when in 2004. Accession Number: MS-001_1_2_4_6_0016-0022 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 4 Source: 6 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 7p Location: Unknown Access: Handwritten Page -...
Topics: Muslims, Syed Ahmed Khan
Description: Letter from Rollin Hotchkiss to the editor of The Eagle regarding the Iraq war. He calls for abandoning the vendetta and negotiating for peace instead. He says that the actions of Bush and the war will be destructive for Americaʼs reputation as well as Iraqʼs welfare. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_9_25_P_0002 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 9 Source: 25 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 6x8 inches Extent: 1p Location:...
Topics: Iraq war--metadata=subject:Bush, George W., Weapons
Description: A. Firodia thanks O. Siddiqi for visiting and accepting the H.K. Firodia Memorial Award in 2004. He also comments that Siddiqi was “forthright in analysing how you narrowly missed the Nobel Prize”. The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2004 went to Richard Axel and Linda B. Buck for their work on “odorant receptors and the organization of the olfactory system”. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_9_45_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container...
Topics: H.K. Firodia Memorial Award, Nobel Prize, Olfaction
Description: Handwritten notes of travel plans for a visit to Germany and Switzerland when Siddiqi was at Cambridge on a sabbatical. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_5_11_P_0048 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 5 Source: 11 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Handwritten Page Format: Ink on paper
Topic: Clare Hall
Description: Letter from K. VijayRaghavan to Virendra Singh requesting for continuation of his dual appointment and more dual appointments of NCBS and TIFR, adding that it will strengthen the bonds between NCBS and TIFR Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_5_22_P_0005 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 5 Source: 22 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bangalore Access: Letter Format: Printed page
Topics: NCBS, TIFR
Description: Siddiqi planting a tree at NCBS during its construction in 1996 Accession Number: MS-001_7_4_59_13_P_0005 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 4 Container 2: 59 Source: 13 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bangalore Access: Photograph Format: Print from colour negative
Topic: NCBS--metadata=subject:Siddiqi, Obaid
Description: Siddiqi receiving the Padma Vibhushan Award from the President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Accession Number: MS-001_7_2_58_14_P_0002 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 58 Source: 14 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: New Delhi Access: Photograph Format: Print from colour negative
Topic: Padma Vibhushan
Description: Pursuing sciences in India -- NIAS -- Handwritten lecture notes for symposium on “Emerging Trends in Indian Society”. Includes thoughts on scientific administration, quest for autonomy and governmentalization of science. Accession Number: MS-001_3_2_44_6_0001-0014 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 3 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 44 Source: 6 Repository: Siddiqi Papers -- Talks and lectures Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 14p Location: Bangalore Access: Lecture Format: Ink...
Topics: Administration, NIAS, Autonomy, Governmentalization
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- Krishnan, KS
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Description: Thoughts on how the brain processes light and sound, and the significance of sound. Accession Number: MS-003_1_7_3_9_0021-0040 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 7 Container 2: 3 Source: 9 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm Extent: 20p Location: Unknown Access: Handwritten note Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Audition, Physics of sound, Animal Communication, Sensory processing--metadata=subject:Feynman, RP,...
Description: Progress report on the study of Conus snails during a collaborative project led by K.S. Krishnan, P. Balaram and O. Fernando. The report summarises the work done during 2005-2006, reports the work done during following year (2006-2007) such as the questions tackled and experimental findings of the same. Accession Number: MS-003_2_2_8_3_0059-0079 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 8 Source: 3 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm...
Topics: Peptide, India, DBT--metadata=subject:Balaram, P
Description: Siddiqi with James Watson and others at a conference Accession Number: MS-001_7_4_59_20_P_0010 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 4 Container 2: 59 Source: 20 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Photograph Format: Print from colour negative
Description: A list of staff members at NCBS as on 1st July 1994. The list includes the composition of research groups, the administrative staff and auxiliary staff Accession Number: MS-002_1_1_1_3_0001-0003 Collection: Series:MS-002 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 3 Repository: T.M. Sahadevan Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 3p Location: Bangalore Access: Memo Format: Computer Print
Topics: Staff, Institution, Administration, Scientists
Description: Memo signed by V. Singh, Director, TIFR with a detailed list of powers that are delegated to the Project Director of NCBS. The list also describes the extent of the power and limitations Accession Number: MS-002_1_1_1_1_0009-0015 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: 7p Location: Bombay Access: Memo Format: Typewritten on paper
Topics: NCBS, Director, Institution, Staff
Description: Classification of conotoxins obtained from Indian Conus species in their putative superfamily (protein) according to their sequence. Accession Number: MS-003_1_3_3_3_P_0104 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 3 Source: 3 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Printed note Format: Computer print
Topics: Conotoxin, Classification, Superfamily, India, Conus, Protein
Description: Obaid Siddiqi writes to the Vice Chancellor of UAS about certain points in the lease agreement for the NCBS land. He assures Krishnamurthy that while TIFR, being a national institute, is open to hiring all citizens of India, they will keep in mind the employment of local people as well. Accession Number: MS-002_1_1_1_2_0039-0040 Collection: Series:MS-002 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 2 Repository: T.M. Sahadevan Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent:...
Topics: Employment, Politics, Local, NCBS
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- Krishnan, KS
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Description: Early drawing of inebriometer inspired by that of Nash lab and modifications of the same. Accession Number: MS-003_1_2_1_3_P_0101 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 1 Source: 3 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 15x24cm Extent: 1p Location: "Mumbai, India" Access: Handwritten note Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Anaesthesia, Drosophila melanogaster--metadata=subject:Whitaker, J & Nash,...
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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- Sankaran, Ravi
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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 Sachin Tapasvi to Ravi Sankaran. Tapasvi writes to Sankaran requesting for photography tips, and asks Sankaran if he can accompany him on a research trip to Sailana. Tapasvi also writes that he is planning to join a research team from the Wildlife Institute, Dehradun and asks Sankaran if he would be interested in joining him Accession Number: MS-004_3_2_10_4_0001-0002 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 3 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 10 Source: 4 Repository: Ravi...
Topics: Photography, Research, Student, Guru, Sailana, Florican
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- Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: Ravi Sankaranʼs handwritten notes on the extinction of species. He writes about extinctions caused by humans and captive breeding Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_16_P_0003 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 16 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Note Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Extinction, Conservation, Species, Breeding, Wildlife, Environment
Description: Book titled “Study of ecology of certain endangered species of wildlife and their habitats” on the Lesser Florican. Published by the Bombay Natural History Society as an Annual Report Accession Number: MS-004_1_2_2_1_0001-0054 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: 54p Location: Bombay Access: Book Format: Computer print
Topics: Lesser florican, Report, Endangered, Habitat
Description: Letter about the menace created by stray dogs on campus (incidents of attacking persons on campus, the potential dangers from their howling at night (sometimes all night) and their ability to spread rabies) and requesting intervention from authorities to curb interaction between stray dogs and citizens. Accession Number: MS-003_4_4_13_39_0002-0003 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 4 Container 1: 4 Container 2: 13 Source: 39 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm...
Topics: Stray dogs, National Human Rights Commission, Justice Anand, TIFR, Mumbai
Description: A graph that shows the effect of rainfall on grass height during 1985, 1986, 1987, and 1988. Below the graph, there are notes that interpret the graphical data Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_9_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 9 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Note Format: Computer print
Topics: Graph, Rainfall, Conservation, Grass, Research, Technology
Description: Handwritten list of recommendations to be presented at the Indo-UK roundtable conference in 2002. Importantly, his 4th recommendation is about whether new centres of science need to be multi-disciplinary in order to keep up with changing science. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_9_9_P_0022 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 9 Source: 9 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: List Format:...
Topics: Indo-UK Roundtable, Multidisciplinary
Description: Valery H. Webb of the Macmillan Company offers to publish Siddiqiʼs book after meeting Siddiqi himself and also having a conversation with Alan Garen Accession Number: MS-001_1_2_3_1_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 3 Source: 1 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Pennsylvania Access: Correspondence Format: Typewritten on paper
Topic: The Macmillan Company
Description: Siddiqiʼs response to Shaukat Begʼs letter, in which he requests that the study loan be converted to a grant, because a loan of Rs. 12,000 would be a “heavy responsibility”. Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_1_3_P_0009 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 3 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 10x8 inches Extent: 1p Location: Glasgow Access: Letter Format: Typewritten on paper
Topics: Scholarship --metadata=subject:Siddiqi, Obaid, Nawab Sultan Jahan Begum Education Endowment
Description: Letter from J.C. Daniel, Curator, Bombay Natural History Society that has not been addressed to anyone. Daniel writes that the BNHS has been carrying out surveys of different varieties of floricans and that researchers, including Ravi Sankaran, will be carrying out survey work in different states. Daniel requests the addressed person for their cooperation and help. Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_1_P_0122 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source:...
Topics: Florican, Field work, Salim Ali, Bombay Natural History Society, Endangered species, Wildlife
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
Description: Letter from Francis Crick to Siddiqi regarding a missed appointment Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_1_32_0001-0002 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 32 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x10 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bombay Access: Handwritten Page Format: Ink on paper
Description: Letter from Atta-ur-Rahman to Siddiqi enquiring about Siddiqiʼs interest in assisting in establishing a molecular biology research programme at the H.E.J Research Institute of Chemistry in Karachi. He specifies that it would involve periodic visits to the institute and assisting PhD. students. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_5_36_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 5 Source: 36 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5...
Topics: H.E.J Research Institute of Chemistry, Molecular Biology
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- Bluebells School students - IX and X standard
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Description: A card from the students of the IX and X standard of Bluebells school, thanking Siddiqi after a talk. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_17_55_0001-0003 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 17 Source: 55 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 3x5 inches Extent: 3p Location: Unknown Access: Card Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Bluebells school, Greeting card
Description: Minutes of the 18th Faculty Meeting held at NCBS. The faculty members discuss the hiring and promotion of scientific and technical staff. Accession Number: MS-001_2_2_12_9_0013-0014 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: Computer Print
Topics: Administration, Staff, Meeting, Employment, Promotion
Description: Handwritten note on Benzer group “eccentrics”. Includes Bill Hanson, Chip Quinn, Jeff Hall. Accession Number: MS-001_4_10_32_6_P_0013 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 4 Container 1: 10 Container 2: 32 Source: 6 Repository: Siddiqi Papers -- Research Dimensions: 8x6 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Research note Format: Ink on paper
Topic: Eccentrics--metadata=subject:Hanson, Bill--metadata=subject:Hall, Jeff
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: Siddiqi delivering a lecture at Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics at the Golden Jubilee Symposium on Trends in cellular and molecular biophysics Accession Number: MS-001_7_3_59_5_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 59 Source: 5 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Kolkata Access: Photograph Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Biophysics
Description: Handwritten letter from Narayan Iyer, TIFR Bombay, to K. VijayRaghavan requesting the latter to approve the appointment of a lab attender who will work on a daily basis cleaning glassware and preparing media for experiments Accession Number: MS-002_1_1_1_1_P_0038 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: Access: Correspondence Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Employment, Research, Institution, Administration, Technician
Description: Presents an argument for biology to be taught as an interdisciplinary and integrated science subject using examples from history on how different sub-fields evolved. Accession Number: MS-003_3_3_12_4_0026-0028 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 3 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 12 Source: 4 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm Extent: 3p Location: Unknown Access: Note Format: Computer print
Topics: Biology, Interdisciplinary approach, Physiology, Evolution, Integrative approach, Reductionist...
Description: Campus life -- NCBS at the TIFR Building on the IISc campus. Image of students working in the lab. Accession Number: NI-005_5_1_3_18_P_0008 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 5 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 3 Source: 18 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: TIFR building, IISc campus, NCBS, Student research.
Description: Letter from Ashok Misra to Siddiqi stating that the proposal for conferring a Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) by IIT, Bombay to Siddiqi has been approved. The letter invites him and Mrs. Siddiqi to the convocation ceremony. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_16_4_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 16 Source: 4 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Mumbai Access: Letter Format: Printed page
Topic: Honorary Degree
Description: Letter from Anthony Low confirming Siddiqiʼs Visiting Fellowship. Low mentions that although there are no duties of a visiting Fellow, theyʼre expected to engage in the activities of the college by spending 12 weeks at the college in order to guide and advise graduate students. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_5_11_P_0009 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 5 Source: 11 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 1p...
Topics: Clare Hall, Visiting Fellowship
Description: View of all the buildings at NCBS during its construction Accession Number: MS-001_7_4_59_13_P_0008 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 4 Container 2: 59 Source: 13 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bangalore Access: Photograph Format: Print from colour negative
Topic: NCBS
Description: “Indiaʼs Real Gene-us Discovered” - Article on Siddiqiʼs Career in Society Magazine by Vibha Vasi. Includes discussion on Siddiqiʼs early political leanings and change over the years, influence of mentors like Pontecorvo. Accession Number: MS-001_6_2_55_19_0001-0010 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 6 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 55 Source: 19 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Biographical Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 10p Location: Unknown Access: Journal Format: Typeset
Topics: Society Magazine, Interview--metadata=subject:Vasi, Vibha--metadata=subject:Siddiqi, O., Communism,...
Description: Participants of the Genetics Congress of 1984 in New Delhi. Siddiqi is seen sitting, first from right. Accession Number: MS-001_7_3_58_18_P_0002 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 58 Source: 18 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: New Delhi Access: Photograph Format: Print from black and white negative
Topic: Genetics Congress
Archives at the National Centre for Biological Sciences
- Krishnan, K. S.
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Description: Describes how the human brain is a sensitive and complex entity and why answering questions about it is fascinating. Accession Number: MS-003_3_3_12_4_P_0029 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: Human Brain, Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Nervous system
Archives at the National Centre for Biological Sciences
- Nash, Howard; Krishnan, KS
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Description: Invitation by Nash to be co-authors on a paper by himself and Boris Leibovitch on ion channel Drosophila melanogaster mutants. Accession Number: MS-003_4_3_13_6_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 4 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 13 Source: 6 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm Extent: 1p Location: Access: Correspondence Format: Computer print
Topics: Drosophila melanogaster--metadata=subject:Nash, H--metadata=subject:Liebovitch, B, har, Ion...
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: Handwritten proposal by Siddiqi on imaginal olfactory conditioning in Drosophila. It has details of the research his group works on, and their plan for further research and the financial requirements. He mentions that he wishes to have 2 scientific assistants on a long term contract. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_7_20_0009-0014 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 7 Source: 20 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches...
Topics: Imaginal olfactory conditioning, Olfaction
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: Letter from Siddiqi to the dean of the physics faculty at TIFR regarding the age of staff and faculty at the time of appointment and promotion. Siddiqi mentions that there are no appointments made at the level of Readers and Associate Professors. The letter encloses a page of graphs and 2 pages of related data. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_5_20_0001-0004 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 5 Source: 20 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence...
Topic: TIFR
Description: Map of Bangalore showing Roopena Agrahara, Sarjapur Road, Hosur Road. The proposed location for the centre is marked. The map is in Kannada, but there are handwritten markers in English Accession Number: MS-001_2_1_10_2_P_0068 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 10 Source: 2 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Administration Dimensions: 10x14 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bangalore Access: Image Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Map, Hosur Road, Sarjapur Road, St. John's
Description: Letter from K. Sankaranarayanan, Registrar, TIFR to R. S. Budhiraja, Joint Secretary to the Government of India, DAE requesting authorization to execute the MOU between UAS and TIFR. Sankaranarayanan also requests budget allocations for the Centre. Accession Number: MS-001_2_1_10_1_P_0003 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 10 Source: 1 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Administration Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bombay Access:...
Topics: UAS, Land, Legal, Administration, Finance, Budget
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: An article stating that the Gujar Mal Modi foundation is presenting the G. M. Modi award for Science to Siddiqi. Siddiqiʼs life, achievements and contributions are mentioned in brief. Accession Number: MS-001_6_1_55_9_0003-0004 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 6 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 55 Source: 9 Repository: Obaid Siddiqi Papers - Biographical Dimensions: 11.5x8.5 inches Extent: 2p Location: Unknown Access: Article Format: Printed page
Topic: G. M. Modi Award--metadata=subject:Siddiqi, O.
Description: Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, former President of Pakistan, giving the inaugural speech at the International Symposium on New Researches in Biology and Genetics Accession Number: MS-001_7_3_59_8_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 59 Source: 8 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 11x4.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Islamabad Access: Photograph Format: Print from black and white negative
Topics: Genetics, Biology
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