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Summer Fellows

32.
Anupriya E.S. (May - July 2016)
(IAS Summer Fellow)
31.
Athira (May - July 2016)
(IAS Summer Fellow)
Host location behavior and mechanism in non pollinating wasps - A Case Study using Ficus racemosa as a model.
30.
Saswata Chatterjee (May - July 2016)
KVPY Summer Fellow)
Mathematical approach to determine the probability of successful colonization of host and population dynamics of host and vehicle when in a phoretic association.
29.
Pooja Nathan (May - July 2016)
(KVPY Summer Fellow)
A Seed's Story: Physical, chemical and biological factors governing seed germination success in the vicinity of parent trees: A Case Study using Ficus racemosa and its seeds.
28.
Nitin Ravikantachari (July - August 2015)
(IAS Summer Fellow
27.
Jitendra K. (May - July 2015)
(KVPY Summer Fellow)
Investigations on chemical camouflage in Sycophaga fusca as an anti-predatory defense against Oecophylla smaragdina ants.
26.
Ankita Das (April - May 2015)
(IAS Summer Fellow)
25.
Nikhil Pradip More (May - July 2014)
(IAS Summer Fellow)
Investigation of lipid allocation in egg vs. body in a community of fig wasps of Ficus racemosa
24.
Kavita Venkataramani (June - August 2014)
(IAS Summer Fellow)
23.
Nirmal Mahendra Borkar (June - July 2013)
(JNCASR Summer fellow)
Fig, fig-wasps system and Fungus-growing termite Odontotermes obesus
22.
Akshya Surendra (May - July 2013)
(IAS Summer fellow)
21.
Manoj D.A. (June - August 2012)
Termite soil preferences and behavioural observations of Macrotermitinae (Odontotermes obesus)
20.
Brihaspati Kumar Gaurav (May - June 2012)
(IAS Summer Fellow)
Termite mound soil properties and termite soil preferences
19.
Rucha Vatturkar (August - September 2011)
Microbial gut symbionts of ants
18.
V. Vignesh (June - July 2011)
(IAS Summer Fellow)
Assessing female function of figs
17.
Srinivas Rao
(KVPY Summer Fellow)
16.
Mamatha Poojarthy (2007)
(IAS Summer Fellow)
Pollen profiles of carpenter bees
15.
Ashwin Miriyala (May - June 2011)
(IAS  Summer Fellow)
Wasp predation by Oecophylla ants
14.
Ritwika Mukherjee (May - June 2011)
 Males in the fig - fig wasp system
13.
Chanda Bhat (June - August 2010)
(IAS  Summer Fellow)
 Males in the fig - fig wasp system
12.
Manogna Bobbala (June - July 2010)
Study of the fig-fig wasp system
11.
Sudeeksha Murari (June 2010)
Comparative study of termite mound soil and surrounding top soil
10.
Tulika Sharma (December 2009 - January 2010)
Males in the fig - fig wasp system
9.
Pranjali Anand Tatti (November - December 2009)
Males in the fig - fig wasp system
8.
Shravan Sukumar (June - July 2009)
(KVPY Summer Fellow)
Mate recognition in pollinator wasps of Ficus racemosa
7.
Sharada G. (May - December 2009)
(IAS  Summer Fellow)
Study of navigational cues in ants
6.
Prajkta Bhide (May - June 2006)
(Young Science Fellow)
Standardization of behavioral experiments in crab spider Thomisus
spectabilis

5.
Megha Vaman Rao (April - June 2006)
(JNCASR Summer Fellow)
Differential utilization of extra-floral nectar by Technomyrmex albipes
4.
Anusha Krishnan (May 2005)
(KVPY Summer Fellow)
Behaviour of ant-mimicking spiders
3.
Gorur Shandilya Srinivasan (May - July 2005)
(KVPY Summer Fellow)
2.
T. T. Shree Harsha (June - August 2004)
(KVPY Summer Fellow)
1.
Hari Sridhar (2001, 2002)
(IISc Young Science Fellow)
Ant-mimicking spiders
Interaction between Jatropha and Lynx spider


Short Term Research (Integrated Ph.D. Lab Rotation)

19.
2011-2012
Sania M. Javadekar
Mate recognition in fig wasps
&
Phototaxis in the fig nematode Schistonchus racemosa
18.
2011-2012
Vignesh Narayan
Mate recognition in fig wasps
&
Phototaxis in the fig nematode Schistonchus racemosa
17.
2010-2011
Shashank Patole
Antibiotic properties of fig lumen liquid
16.
2010-2011
Pratibha Yadav
Chemical camouflage in Apocryptophagus fusca against predation by Oecophylla smaragdina ants
15.
2010-2011
Deepesh Nagarajan
Antibiotic properties of fig lumen liquid
14.
2009-2010
Anisha Zaveri
Predation of fig wasps by Oecophylla smaragdina ants
13.
2009-2010
Mitali Singh
Nestmate and non-nestmate interactions in the termite Odontotermes obesus
12.
2009-2010
Mohini Lahiry
Mate recognition in fig wasps
11.
2009-2010
Shreya Ayyub
Mate recognition in fig wasps
10.
2008-2009
Ambily Abraham
Mate recognition in fig wasps
9.
2008-2009
Awanish K. Chaudhary
Role of cuticular hydrocarbons in nest-mate recognition in ants
8.
2008-2009
Pankaj Jain
Differential patterns of fig wasps on fig branches
&
Predation of fig wasps by Oecophylla smaragdina ants
7.
2008-2009
Lakshy Katariya
Antennal handedness in the ant Oecophylla smaragdina
6.
2008-2009
Ananthalakshmy S.
Vision in fig wasps
5.
2008-2009
Likesh Sharma
Host recognition mechanisms in the fig wasp nematode Schistonchus racemosa
4.
2007-2008
Kajari Karmarkar
Nest mate recognition in Oecophylla smaragdina
3.      
2007-2008
Subhashini Muralidhar
Host recognition mechanisms in the fig wasp nematode Schistonchus racemosa
2.
2006
Suruchi Bakshi
Nest mate recognition in Oecophylla smaragdina
1.
2006
Ramachandra M. Bhaskara
Floral mimicry and visual ecology of crab spiders