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.
CYTO Asia 2017-Travel Fellowship Award
Ms. Sukeshani Salwe Ph.D student, Division of Biochemistry & Virology received the CYTO Asia 2017-Travel Fellowship Award for presenting the work entitled Immune signatures for HIV-1 and HIV-2 induced CD4+T cell dysregulation in an Indian cohort at the CYTO Asia 2017 held at Singapore, October 25- 27, 2017.
International Travel Award
Ms. Kanchana Ayyar, Ph.D student, Division of Molecular Immunology & Microbiology received the Bill & Melinda Gates Travel Award for presenting the work entitled “Cross-talk of let-7f and C/EBPβ is Critical for the Maintenance of Immune Homeostasis in the Cervico-vaginal Mucosal Interface” at the 18th International Congress of Mucosal Immunology (ICMI-2017) held at Washington DC, USA from 19th-22nd July, 2017.
Drs. Kunti & Om Prakash Oration Award 2012
Dr Smita D Mahale, Director received ‘Drs. Kunti & Om Prakash Oration Award for the year 2012’ on January 19, 2016 for her research work on “Understanding the molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in hormone binding and activation of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) receptor” which has led to the understanding of interaction of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) with its receptor at molecular and cellular level.
Dr M.K. Seshadri Prize 2012
Dr Sanjay Chauhan, Scientist-F and Head, Department of Operational Research received the Dr M.K. Seshadri Prize for the year 2012 on January 19, 2016 for the Operational research work on reproductive health. Dr Chauhan coordinated the development of evidence-based “National Guidelines on prevention, management and control of reproductive tract infections (RTI) including sexually transmitted infections (STI)” and “Operational Guidelines for programme managers and service providers for strengthening STI/RTI services”.
Best Oral Presentation 2016
Bhavna Daswani, PhD scholar, Division of Molecular Immunodiagnostics, received Award for Best Oral Presentation on ‘Monocyte proteomics reveals a novel predictive marker for osteoporosis’ at 21st National Conference of Indian Menopause Society (IMSCON), Nagpur, 19th to 21st February, 2016
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)