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British Ecological Society has approved training and travel grant to Mr. Manish Pathak to attend "ICTP- School on collective Animal Behaviour, at University of Havana, Cuba.
Congratulations to Dr. Bishwarup Paul for successfully defending his thesis.
Thesis title: Facets of brood theft in a tropical ant Diacamma indicum.
Congratulations to Dr. Anoop K for successfully defending his thesis.
Thesis title: Characterisation of recruitment during relocation in an Indian ant.
Ms. Snigdha Mukhopadhyay gave a poster presentation on her work at the BES (British Ecological Society) Annual Meeting 2018, held at Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Mr. Bishwarup Paul gave a poster presentation on his work at the European Conference on Behavioural Biology (ECBB), held at Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Mr. Bishwarup Paul received the award for best oral presentation at International Conference for Zoological Sciences and Ants (11th ANeT), 2017, held at Punjabi University, Patiala, India.
Dr. Sumana Annagiri and Mr. Anoop K presented their work at Behaviour 2017, held at Estoril, Portugal.
Congratulations to Dr. Swetashree Kolay for successfully defending her thesis.
Thesis title: Nesting Biology and Relocation Dynamics in an Indian Ant Diacamma indicum.
Mr. Kushankur Bhattacharyya received the award for best oral presentation at YETI (Young Ecologists Talk and Interact) 2017, held at Tezpur University, Assam, India.
Ms. Swetashree Kolay gave a poster presentation on her work at the 16th congress of International Society for Behavioral Ecology, held at Exeter, United Kingdom.
Mr. Anoop K attended the 16th Ant Course, held at Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique.
Ms. Swetashree Kolay gave an oral presentation on her work at the 11th Ecology and Behaviour meeting, held at Toulouse, France.
Dr. Rajbir Kaur received the prestigious Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers. Congratulations to her for this achievement and we wish her all the best for the future.
A podcast featuring Prof.Sumana Annagiri "OutsideIn: Running with Ants with Prof. Sumana Annagiri" was published in The Bangalore Life Science Cluster (BLiSC).
An Article featuring Prof.Sumana Annagiri on the seies "WIISER Spotlight" titled "With curiosity driven science, towards blue-sky research" was published in Cogito-The Thought Capsule- IISER-Kolkata.
In these Covid times when we are all confined to our home, have you wondered what constitutes a home for other organisms? In this study published in Research Matters Kushankur Bhattacharya a IntPhD student and Sumana explored the nest architecture of a Indian ant and found that they live in a simple single chamber nest that does not change significantly across seasons.
A podcast featuring Prof.Sumana Annagiri on the seies "Joy of science" (Episode 147) was published in Research Matters.
Our publication on mechanism of brood theft in D. indicum (Paul & Annagiri 2018) was discussed in an article published in Anandabazar Patrika (in Bengali).
Our publication on mechanism of brood theft in D. indicum (Paul & Annagiri 2018) was discussed in an article published in Mathrubhumi (English version and Malayalam version).
Our publication on mechanism of brood theft in D. indicum (Paul & Annagiri 2018) was discussed in an article published in The Hindu.
Our publication on mechanism of brood theft in D. indicum (Paul & Annagiri 2018) was discussed in an article published in The Telegraph.
Our publication on intraspecific brood theft in D. indicum (Paul et al. 2016) was discussed in an article published in Livemint: Mint on Sunday.
Work from our lab was highlighted in an article regarding the Advances in Life Sciences conference held in IISER-Kolkata. The article was published in The Economic Times.
Our publication on intraspecific brood theft in D. indicum (Paul et al. 2016) was discussed in an article published in Research Matters.
2020
The 57th Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society (2020 ABS Virtual Confernce)
Participants: Bishwarup Paul, Purbayan Ghosh.
2019
FIMB 2020 - IISER Kolkata, India.
Participants: Purbayan Ghosh.

ISEB International Conference - Bangalore, India.
Participants: Kushankur Bhattacharyya.

ISEB National Conference - Bangalore, India.
Participants: Manish Pathak, Purbayan Ghosh.

ANeT International Conference 2019 - Bangkok, Thiland.
Participants: Kushankur Bhattacharyya, Snigdha Mukhopadhyay.

Workshop on Genomics - IISER Tirupati, India.
Participants: Anwesha Acharjee.

Training in Bioacoustics - IISER Tirupati, India.
Participants: Kushankur Bhattacharyya.

Understanding Behaviour - IISER Kolkata, India.
Participants: Bishwarup Paul, Snigdha Mukhopadhyay, Kushankur Bhattacharyya, Sandip Murmu, Manish Pathak, Sachin Suresh, Supraja Rajagopal.
2018
BES (British Ecological Society) Annual Meeting - Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Participants: Snigdha Mukhopadhyay.

9th European Conference on Behavioural Biology (ECBB) - Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Participants: Bishwarup Paul.

2nd DST-SERB School on Chemical Ecology - IISc, India.
Participants: Snigdha Mukhopadhyay.

Frontiers in Modern Biology (FIMB) - IISER Kolkata, India.
Participants: Bishwarup Paul, Kushankur Bhattacharyya.
2017
Behaviour 2017 - Estoril, Portugal.
Participants: Dr. Sumana Annagiri, Anoop K.

International Conference in Zoological Sciences and Ants (11th ANeT) - Punjabi University, India.
Participants: Dr. Sumana Annagiri, Bishwarup Paul, Snigdha Mukhopadhyay, Kushankur Bhattacharyya.

Young Ecologists Talk and Interact (YETI) - Tezpur University, India.
Participants: Bishwarup Paul, Snigdha Mukhopadhyay, Kushankur Bhattacharyya.

1st DST-SERB School on Chemical Ecology - NCBS, India.
Participants: Bishwarup Paul.

Advances in Life Sciences - IISER-Kolkata, India.
Participants: Swetashree Kolay, Snigdha Mukhopadhyay.

Shoot for Science (Workshop by National Geographic) - NCBS, India.
Participants: Kushankur Bhattacharyya.
2016
16th congress of International Society for Behavioral Ecology - Exeter, United Kingdom.
Participants: Swetashree Kolay.

Ant Course - Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique.
Participants: Anoop K.

2nd School on Population Genetics & Evolution - ICTS, India.
Participants: Swetashree Kolay.

Speciation and the Web of Life - IISER-Thiruvananthapuram, India.
Participants: Bishwarup Paul.

India - Behaviour Ecology and Evolution (I-BEE) - Corbett National Park, India.
Participants: Swetashree Kolay, Anoop K., Bishwarup Paul, Snigdha Mukhopadhyay, Kushankur Bhattacharyya.
2015
11th Ecology & Behaviour meeting - Toulouse, France.
Participants: Swetashree Kolay.

Frontiers in Modern Biology (FIMB) - IISER Kolkata, India.
Participants: Swetashree Kolay, Bishwarup Paul.

National Conference on Ethology and Evolution (NCEE) (39th Annual Meeting of Ethological Society of India) - IISER Mohali, India.
Participants: Swetashree Kolay, Anoop K., Bishwarup Paul.
2014
SERB School in Neuroscience, 8th Edition (Brain Circuits) - IISER-Pune, India.
Participants: Bishwarup Paul.
2013
Young Ecologists Talk & Interact (YETI) - Nagaland University, India.
Participants: Swetashree Kolay.

Frontiers in Modern Biology (FIMB) - IISER Kolkata, India.
Participants: Swetashree Kolay, Anoop K., Bishwarup Paul.

Being Social - IISc, India.
Participants: Swetashree Kolay.

School on Networks in Biology, Social Sciences and Engineering - IISc, India.
Participants: Swetashree Kolay.
2012
Frontiers in Modern Biology (FIMB) - IISER Kolkata, India.
Participants: Swetashree Kolay
2011
Frontiers in Modern Biology (FIMB) - IISER Kolkata, India.
Participants: Swetashree Kolay.
2010
Animal Behaviour Symposium - IISER Kolkata, India.
Participants: Swetashree Kolay
Ant Lab | IISER-Kolkata | Updated: June 2020