Publications

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Chandru K, Guttenberg N, Giri C, Hongo Y, Butch C, Mamajanov I, Cleaves HJ (2018). Facile prebiotic synthesis of extraordinarily high diversity dynamic combinatorial polyester libraries. Nature Comm. Chem. (accepted).

Giri C (2017). Primitive Carbon: Before Earth and much before any life on it. In R. Gordon & A. Sharov (Eds.) Habitability of the Universe Before Earth [in series: Astrobiology: Exploring Life on Earth and Beyond]. Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam. ISBN: 9780128119402.

Krüger H, Goesmann F, Giri C, Wright I, Morse A, Bredehöft JH, Ulamec S, Cozzoni B, Ehrenfreund  P, Gautier T, McKenna-Lawlor S, Raulin F, Steininger H, Szopa C. Decay of COSAC and PTOLEMY mass spectra at comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 600, A56 (2017)

Giri C, McKay CP, Goesmann F, Schäfer N, Li X, Steininger H, Brinckerhoff W, Gautier T, Reitner J, Meierhenrich UJ. Carbonization in Titan Tholins: Implications for low albedo on surfaces of Centaurs and Trans-Neptunian Objects. International Journal of Astrobiology 15, 231-238 (2016) 

Goesmann F, Rosenbauer H, Bredehöft JH, Cabane M, Ehrenfreund P, Gautier T, Giri C, Krüger H, LeRoy, L, McDermott A, McKenna-Lawlor S, Meierhenrich UJ, Muñoz Caro G, Raulin F, Roll R, Steele A, Steininger H, Sternberg R, Szopa C, Thiemann W, Ulamec S. Organic compounds on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko revealed by COSAC mass spectrometry. Science 349 DOI:10.1126/science.aaab0689 (2015)

Giri C, Goesmann F, Steele A, Steininger H, Gautier T, Krüger H, Meierhenrich UJ. Competence evaluation of COSAC Flight Spare Model mass spectrometer: In preparation of arrival of Philae Lander on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Planetary and Space Science 106, 132-141 (2015)

Meinert C, Hoffmann S, Cassam-Chenaï P, Evans AC, Giri C, Nahon L, Meierhenrich UJ. Photonenergy-controlled Symmetry Breaking with Circularly Polarized Light. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 126, 214-218 (2014)

Komatsu G, Senthil Kumar P, Goto K, Sekine Y, Giri C, Matsui T. Drainage systems of Lonar Crater, India: Contributions to Lonar Lake hydrology and crater degradation. Planetary and Space Science 95, 45-55 (2014)

Evans AC, Meinert C, Bredehoeft JH, Giri C, Jones NC, Hoffmann SV, Meierhenrich UJ. Anisotropy spectra for chiral differentiation of biomolecular building blocks. In Differentiation of Enantiomers II, Volker Schurig, Ed., Springer-Verlag Berlin-Heidelberg (2013)

Evans A, Meinert C, Giri C, Goesmann F, Meierhenrich UJ. Chirality, photochemistry and detection of amino acids in interstellar ice analogues and comets. Chemical Society Reviews 41, 5447-5458 (2012)

Giri C, Goesmann F, Meinert C, Evans AC, Meierhenrich UJ. Synthesis and Chirality of Amino Acids under Interstellar Conditions. In Biochirality: Origins, Evolution and Molecular Recognition, Pedro Cintas, Ed., Springer-Verlag Berlin-Heidelberg (2012)


 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Cleaves, HJ, Giri, C. Universal Mass Spectrometry-Based Life Detection. Planetary Science Vision 2050 Workshop, NASA, Headquarters , Washington DC, USA, 27 February-1 March 2017

Giri C, Ehrenfreund P, Goesmann F, McKenna-Lawlor S, Meierhenrich UJ, Roll R, Steininger H, Szopa C, Ulamec S. A perspective on the complex organic composition of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Goldschmidt 2015, Prague, Czech Republic, 16-21 August 2015.

Goesmann F, Bredehöft JH, Cabane M, Ehrenfreund P, Gautier T, Giri C, Krüger H, McDermott A, McKenna-Lawlor S, Meierhenrich UJ, Muñoz Caro G, Raulin F, Roll R, Rosenbauer H, Steele A, Steininger H, Sternberg R, Szopa C, Thiemann W, Ulamec S. An overview of the measurements made by the COSAC instrument at comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. European Geophysical Union, Vienna, Austria. April 12-17, 2015.

Giri, C. The organic payload of comets and a scenario for the Late Heavy Bombardment phase. International Symposium on Dating Origin of Life: Present-Day Molecules and First Fossil Record. Göttingen Academy of Sciences & Humanities, Göttingen, Germany. October 16-18, 2014.

Komatsu G, Senthil Kumar P, Goto K, Sekine Y, Giri C, Matsui T. The drainage systems developing on a hydrologically active impact crater, Lonar, India. The Third Conference on Terrestrial Martian Analogues, Ibn Battuta Centre, Marrakech, Morocco. October 25-27, 2012.

Evans A, Meinert C, Meierhenrich UJ, Hoffmann SV, d’Hendecourt L, Nahon L, Goesmann F, Giri C. Asymmetric Photochemistry of Amino Acids in Interstellar Ice Analogues and Comets. 21st IUPAC International Conference on Physical Organic Chemistry, Durham University, UK. September 09-13, 2012.

Evans A, Meinert C, Hoffmann SV, d’Hendecourt L, Goesmann F, Giri C, Meierhenrich UJ. Photochemical Synthesis, Chirality and Detection of Amino Acids in Interstellar Ice Analogues and Comets. NASA Astrobiology Graduate Conference, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena. United States, August 27-30, 2012.

Giri C, Meinert C, Hoffmann SV, Evans A, d’Hendecourt L, Nahon L, Goesmann F, Meierhenrich UJ. Formation and Chiroptical Properties of Amino Acids in Interstellar Ice Analogues. COSPAR Assembly, Mysore, India.  July 14-22, 2012.

Giri C, Goesmann F, Roll R, Meirhenrich UJ. Characterization of the Rosetta COSAC Flight Spare Model II with Comet-type Volatiles (2012). COSPAR Assembly, Mysore, India.  July 14-22, 2012.

Giri C, Goesmann F, Steininger H, Roll R, Goetz W, Meinert C, Meierhenrich UJ. COSAC on Rosetta and its spin-off MOMA onboard ExoMars. International Symposium on International Symposium on Atmospheres of Terrestrial Planets: Observations and Modelling at Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India. July 23-24, 2012.

Giri, C. The Future of India’s Space Exploration Program with Heavy-lift Launch Vehicles – Interaction with Global Frameworks and Indigenous Technologies. COSPAR Assembly, Mysore, India, July 14-22, 2012.

Evans A, Meinert C, Meierhenrich UJ, Hoffmann SV, d’Hendecourt L, Nahon L, Goesmann F, Giri C. Photochemical synthesis, chirality and detection of amino acids in interstellar ice analogues and comets. NASA Astrobiology Science Conference (AbSciCon), Atlanta, United States, April 16-20, 2012.


 

INVITED LECTURES

Institute for Space and Astronautical Science, JAXA, Japan – November 2017

NASA Headquarters, Washington D.C., USA – March 2017

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, USA – February 2017

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali, India – January 2017

Earth-Life Science Institute, Tokyo, Japan – February 2016

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany – August 2015

Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengaluru, India – July 2015

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India – February 2015

Ramnarain Ruia College, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India – February 2015

Department of Geobiology, University of Göttingen, Germany – October 2014

Göttingen Academy of Sciences & Humanities, Göttingen, Germany –  January 2014

Tata Institute for Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India – December 2013

LATMOS, Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris, France – February 2013

Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India –  July 2012, July 2015

Planetary Exploration Research Center, Chiba Institute of Technology, Narashino, Japan – October 2010

Department of Complexity Science and Engineering, University of Tokyo, Japan – October 2010

 

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