Awards and Achievements 2016-2020

Best Oral Presentation 2016

Rucha Lalingkar, PhD scholar, Division of Molecular Immunodiagnostics, received Award for Best Oral Presentation on ‘Brittle Bones and Boned Arteries: A study from Northeast India’ at21st National Conference of Indian Menopause Society (IMSCON), Nagpur, 19th to 21st February, 2016

Best Poster Presentation 2016

Ms. Seema Kadam, Technical Assistant, Division of Molecular Immunodiagnostics, received Award for Best Poster Presentation for the posterentitled ‘Serum Osteoprotegerin (OPG) and receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa B ligand (RANKL): relationship with bone mineral density and markers of bone turnover in Indian women’ atInternational Conference on Reproductive Health with Emphasis on Occupational, Environmental & Lifestyle Factors and 26th Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for the Study of Reproduction and Fertility (ISSRF), Ahmedabad, 18th to 20th February, 2016

Best poster presentation 2016

Ankit Shroff and Reddy KVR, Presented the work entitled Candida. albicans induces autophagy in human vaginal epithelial cells in ISSRF Conference held in Ahmedabad, 18th -20th, February, 2016(Best poster award).

Full Scholarship Award 2016

Ankit Shroff and Reddy KVR,Presented the work entitled Autophagy is involved in the innate immune response of human vaginal cells against Candida albicans infection in vitro at Gordon Research International Conference on Autophagy in Stress, Development and Disease, held in March 19th -25th, 2016, Los Angeles, USA (Abstract was selected for Carl Storm International Diversity full scholarship award, USA)

Best Poster Presentation 2016

Ms.Shilpa C.Kerkar, Technician C, Department of Infectious Diseases Biology received Dr.A.S.Nanivadekar award for Best poster presentation (second Prize) at South Asian Chapter of American College of Clinical Pharmacology, 9th International Annual conference on Clinical Pharmacology in Maternal and Child Care , 29th to 30th April 2016 , Nehru Centre, Worli, Mumbai ,India.

Karyalaya Deep Smriti Chinh Puraskar 2016

Ms. Seema Deshmukh Section Officer, Administration receiving Karyalaya Deep Smriti Chinh Puraskar for the year 2016-17 for NIRRH. This award was for best work in Hindi in the Office by Rajbhasha Sansthan, New Delhi at the 80th Hindi Sangosti held at Hotel Mayur, Solan (Himachal Pradesh) between 27th to 29th April 2016.

First prize in Hindi Abstract Writing 2016

Mr. Mahesh Chabukswar Jr. Stenographer has received First prize in abstract writing entitled ‘Aaj ke badalte pariwesh me Rajbhasha Hindi’ in 80th Hindi Sangosti held at Hotel Mayur, Solan (Himachal Pradesh) between 27th to 29th April 2016 by Rajbhasha Sansthan, New Delhi

Full Scholarship Award 2016

Ms. Kanchana Ayyar Division of Molecular Immunology & Microbiology was selected for full scholarship award to present the work entitled miRNA let-7f: The key modulator of cervico vaginal immune functions at the HIV Research for Prevention-2016 conference, held on October 17th-21st, 2016 at Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Stem Cell Network Travel Award 2016

Ms Sandhya Anand PhD student and Technical Officer-A, Stem Cell Biology Department was awarded Stem Cell Network Travel Award to attend 2016 Till & McCulloch Meeting held at British Columbia, Canada from October 24-26, 2016. She presented her work entitled Mouse Bone Marrow Very Small Embryonic-like Stem Cells Differentiate into Germ Cells in vitro. She was also awarded financial support for visit to the lab of Dr. Anthony Scimè, York University, Toronto, Canada for 16 days after the conference.

Stem Cell Network Travel Award 2016

Ms Ambreen Shaikh PhD student, Stem Cell Biology Department was awarded Stem Cell Network Travel Award to attend 2016 Till & McCulloch Meeting in British Columbia, Canada from October 24-26, 2016. She presented her work entitled Hematopoietic System Harbors Pluripotent Very Small Embryonic-like Stem Cells with Regenerative Potential.