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Poster Competition


RESULTS! Just Announced at 3-40 PM 21 March 2011


to all the participants for sending 94 entries before the last date & and to the rest who continues to send presentations for the ongoing Public Awareness Program.

The results of the Brain & Behavior Public Awareness Poster/Slide Presentation are as under

GIBS-I Cash Awards of Rs. 3000/- each

  • Raju Suresh Kumar Melaka-Manipal Medical College, Manipal
  • Nidhi Sharma CCT Jaipur

GIBS-I Cash Awards of Rs. 1500/- each

  • Jayathi Joseph Mallya Aditi International School, Bengaluru
  • Kaweri Utturwar and N K Subhedar IISER, Pune
  • Mayukh Mondal, Rania Indu, Sudipta Tung, Arunabha Sarkar and Jyothi V. Nair IISER Kolkata
  • Neeraj Upadhyay CCT, Jaipur
  • Kavana G. Venkatappa DU Medical College Kolar
  • Rohit Gupta IISER Kolkata
  • Aashutosh Mule Ex Biophysics University of Mumbai
  • Pooja Konde HBCSE, Mumbai

Tremendous Response

We have received more than 90 entries.

Thanks to all the participants!!

The following scientists have kindly given consent to be the judges to select from the 20 short-listed entries:

  • Akshay Anand PhD (Editor,Annals of Neurosciences),
  • Pankaj Sheth PhD (NBRC, Gurgaon"),
  • Yoganarasimha PhD (NBRC, Gurgaon),
  • Saima Aijaz PhD (JNU, New Delhi),
  • Vinay Khanna PhD (ITRI, Lucknow),
  • K.P.Mohanakumar PhD (IICB, Kolkata),
  • Bindu Kutty, PhD (NIMHANS, Bengaluru),
  • Laxmi Rao,PhD, (NIMHANS, Bengaluru)
  • Nagarjuna G. PhD (HBCSE, TIFR, Mumbai)

Broad Themes

Posters may include, but are not limited to following broad themes.


  • Taxi Drivers Hippocampus [1]

Cognition / Embodied Cognition

Behavior / Behavioral Modifications


  • Babisky's Reflex
  • Knee Jerk Relfex


  • Broca's Aphasia
  • Wernick's Aphasia

Language Speech

Historical Aspects

Social Behavior



You can visit the following links for additional information on the themes


Media:Learning & Memory.pdf

Media:Shraddha 28 Feb MCA 5-15PM Emotion.pdf

Neuroscience for Kids [2] Society for Neurosceinces


  • 2 cash prizes of Rs. 3000 each.
  • 8 cash prizes of Rs. 1500 each.

20 proposals were short-listed on 17&18 March 2011 in two long sessions that included School students, college/university/institute students, School teachers, College/university/institute teachers & Researchers. The Last-lap of judging by research scientists from PGIME (Chandigarh), NBRC (Gurgaon), JNU (New Delhi), ITRI, Lucknow), IICB (Kolkata), NIMHANS (Begaluru) & HBCSE, TIFR (Mumbai).


  1. Poster should be in English.
  2. Both Hard and Soft Copies will be accepted.
  3. Size of poster is limited to A1 or 8 A4 slides.
  4. More than one entry per person / group is encouraged.
  5. Last date for submission is 26 February 2011.

Terms and Conditions

Contributions (graphics, posters and slides) shall be under the Creative Commons Licensing [3].


M. C. Arunan  PhD

Visiting Scientist (DST Project in Cognitive Science Initiative)

Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education

V. N. Purav Marg Mumbai 400088 India

Phone: 022-2507-2219

Email: mcarunan [at] gmail [dot] com

Jayasree Sasangan PhD

Head, Depratment of Zoology,

VES Ratnam College, Bhandup (W)


Phone: 09324394820

Email: neszoo [at] yahoo [dot] co [dot] in