Awards and Achievements 2016-2020

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.

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).