Awards and Achievements 2011-2015

2nd Best Oral Presentation 2015

Vijay R. Chavan PhD student , Infectious Diseases Biology Department:
Received the 2nd Prize for best oral presentation paper titled Diversity of Natural Killer Cell receptors: Is it associated with Mother to Child HIV transmission?, in the hands of Dr Ann Duerr , Director (Scientific Affairs) , University of Washington, Seattle. at the 8th National conference of AIDS society of India (ASICON 2015), Mumbai during 30th Oct.1st Nov.2015.

International Travel Award 2015

Ms Sandhya Anand, PhD student and Technical Officer, Stem Cell Biology Department:
Awarded Travel Award to attend 2015 Till & McCulloch Meeting in Toronto, Ontario, October 26-28, 2015 given by the Stem Cell Network, Canada in collaboration with DBT Institute for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine (inStem). She presented her work entitled VSELs survive and regenerate chemoablated mouse gonads when a healthy niche is provided.

3rd Best Poster Presentation Award 2015

Ms. Pooja Sagvekar, Ph.D Scholar, Division of Molecular Endocrinology, NIRRH:
Received the 3rd Best Poster Presentation Award for her paper titled ‘A comparative study of global DNA methylation at 5’UTR of LINE1 elements in peripheral blood leukocytes and ovarian granulosa cells of women with PCOS’ at the International Symposium on “Genomics in Health and Disease& 40th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Human Genetics – 28th – 30th January 2015, Mumbai

International NIH Travel Award 2015

Hiren Patel, PhD scholar, Department of Stem Cell Biology, received International NIH Travel Award for his abstract entitled ‘Novel Action of Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) on Mouse Testicular Stem Cells’ during the 40th Annual Meeting of American Society of Andrology, April 18-21, 2015, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Seen in pic: Hiren with his certificate along with Jay L Sandlow, President and Vassilios Papadopoulos, Vice President, 40 Annual Meeting of American Society of Andrology

Best Oral Presentation 2015

Dr. Meena Desai, Scientist ‘B’, Division of Molecular Immunodiagnostics, received Award for Best Oral Presentation on ‘Implications of Biomarkers Osteoprotegerin and Receptor Activator of Nuclear Factor Kappa B Ligand in the pathogenesis of osteoporosis ’ at 42nd National Conference of Association of Clinical Biochemists of India (ACBICON), Chandigarh, 25th to 28th November, 2015

International Travel Award 2015

Tahir B and Reddy KVR. Attended and presented the work entitled “Human Hemoglobin derived peptide prevents HIV-1 infection and protects cells from HIV-1 induced inflammation” at International Conference on Australian Society for HIV, Hepatitis and sexual health (ASHM), held 13th to 16th September, Brisbane, Australia, 2015 (Abstract was selected for full ASHM scholarship award, Australia)

Royan 16th International Research Award 2015

Dr Priyanka Parte: Royan 16th International Research Award in the field of Embryology for research on Tubulin Reversible Acetylation – Driving the Moves and the Moves behind the Drive, Razi Conference Center, Tehran, Iran, September 2, 2015.

Royan 16th International Research Award 2015

Dr Geetanjali Sachdeva: Royan 16th International Research Award in the field of female infertility for research on Endometrial secretome and its role in uterine functions, Razi Conference Center, Tehran, Iran, September 2, 2015.

Oral Presentation Award 2014

Swati P Ahir: Ph.D. Student, Department of Infectious Diseases Biology received 1 st prize in oral presentation on Host immunogenetic factors predictors of perinatal HIV transmission at All India Conference of Association of Medical Women in India (AMWI) on “Enhancing Health Care of Humanity” Mumbai January 18 th – 19 th 2014.

Prof N R Moudgal Young Scientist Award 2014

Ms Swapna Desai (PhD scholar – Structural Biology, NIRRH):
Follicle Stimulating Hormone Receptor Genotype: its significance in Receptor Expression and Activity’. The award was presented at the International Conference on Reproductive Health: Issues and Strategies under Changing Climate Scenario and 24th Annual Meeting of Indian Society for the Study of Reproduction and Fertility (ISSRF), February 6-8, 2014, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, UttarPradesh.