Dr. Y Nayudamma Memorial Lecture                 Click here for Invitation

Professor Krishnaswamy VijayRaghavan   FRS
Senior Professor and Director, National Centre for Biological Sciences,
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore

Topic: "Balancing Caution and Courage: Why Fear and Gridlock is Morally Unacceptable"
Time:   5.30 pm on 24th January 2014

Vijayraghavan is an inspirational leader successfully promoting excellence in Indian biology. Growing under his inclusive leadership, the National Centre for Biological Sciences is recognized internationally as a world-class institution. He has been an exemplary mentor, forging partnerships to grow life sciences research. He has worked to establish new institutions, drawing the best young scientists to India. An outstanding developmental geneticist, his contributions to understanding the cellular and molecular principles of adult muscle development in Drosophila are widely recognized. He has elegantly combined these studies with those on the development of the nervous system to study the control and development of movement.

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