Awards and Achievements 2016-2020

Dr. Suresh K. Mahajan Memorial Scholarship

Ms. Rinku Pramanick, Ph D student, Molecular Immunology and Microbiology was awarded Dr. Suresh K. Mahajan Memorial Scholarship,by Indian Women Scientific Association (IWSA) at  Mumbai, January 13, 2018.

International Ambassador – World Endometriosis Society (WES)

Dr Rahul Gajbhiye was appointed an International Ambassador by World Endometriosis Society (WES) in 2018. WES is the global organisation for endometriosis and adenomyosis clinical practice, research, education, and advocacy. WES facilitates research in aetiology, pathogenesis, and pathophysiology of endometriosis and adenomyosis, to discover the cure and prevent endometriosis.

Dr Gajbhiye’s research programmes are focused on the pathogenesis of endometriosis, non-invasive markers for the diagnosis of endometriosis, pregnancy outcomes in Indian women with endometriosis, clinical phenotypes and genetic risks for endometriosis, and the association between endometriosis and ovarian cancer. Dr Gajbhiye is actively collaborating with World Endometriosis Research Foundation (WERF) for implementation of WERF- EPhect research instruments in low resource settings.

https://endometriosis.ca/about/ambassador/gajbhiye-rahul/

Prof. G. P. Talwar Gold Medal for Middle Career Scientists 2017

Dr Deepak Modi, Scientist-E, Molecular and Cellular Biology received the Prof. G. P. Talwar Gold Medal for Middle Career Scientists for the year 2017 at the 27th Annual Meeting of the ISSRF and International Conference on Reproductive Health with Emphasis on Strategies for Infertility, Assisted Reproduction and Family Planning, ICMR, New Delhi during January 23 to 25, 2017.

Prof. N. R. Moudgal Memorial Oration 2017

Dr Smita D Mahale, Director received ‘Prof. N. R. Moudgal Memorial Oration Award for the year 2017’ at the 27th Annual Meeting of the ISSRF and International Conference on Reproductive Health with Emphasis on Strategies for Infertility, Assisted Reproduction and Family Planning, ICMR, New Delhi during January 23 to 25, 2017.

Best Poster Presentation 2017

Sushama Rokade, Ph D Scholar, Department of Innate Immunity, received Award for Best Poster Presentation for ‘ Surfactant Protein D regulates testicular immune privilege and contributes to male fertility ’ at the 27th Annual Meeting of the ISSRF and International Conference on Reproductive Health with Emphasis on Strategies for Infertility, Assisted Reproduction and Family Planning, ICMR, New Delhi during January 23 to 25, 2017.

Prof. N. J Chinoy Award 2017

Ms. Shubhangi Gavali PhD Scholar,Molecular Immunodiagnostics, was awarded First Prize – Prof. N. J Chinoy Award for her oral presentation titled – Lyn, a novel mediator of effect of estrogen on osteoclastogenesis? at the International Conference on Reproductive Biology and Comparative Endocrinology and 35th Annual Meeting of The Society for Reproductive Biology and Comparative Endocrinology, University of Hyderabad, February 9-11, 2017.

Best Poster Award

Ms. Kalyani Karandikar, PhD student, Division of Molecular Immunology and Microbiology, received the Best Poster Award for the work entitled, “Gut Dysbiosis in Infants with Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV) Infection” at the 1st Genomics Analysis and Technology Conference, GATC 2017, held at VITS,Mumbai on 10th-11th February 2017.

Third prize in Oral presentation

3rd prize in Oral presentation for the topic ‘Role of Rab11a in Endometrial Adhesiveness and Cohesiveness’ at National Research Scholars Meet (NRSM) held at ACTREC, 14th and 15th December, 2017

Golden Jubilee award for research 2017

Dr. Ragini Kulkarni received the Golden Jubilee award for research from Association of Medical Women in India (AMWI) during National conference of AMWI on 16th December 2017 in Mumbai. The award is given for her work’ Nutritional status of Women and its link with Morbidity and Mortality.

Dr T.V.K. Satyanarayana Memorial Best Poster Award

Prashant Tapase, Sr. Technical Officer (1) presented a paper entitled “Differentials between SC/ST/NT, OBC and General Men about awareness of STIs and Cervical Cancer in Urban Slums of Mumbai” that has been selected for “Dr T.V.K. Satyanarayana Memorial Best Poster Award” at the 15 Annual Conference of the Indian Association for Social Sciences and Health (IASSH) held at National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Hyderabad during 16-18 November 2017.