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Board

Chairman

Prof. N.K. Ganguly

Managing Trustee
Prof. G.P. Talwar


Trustees
Prof. Chandana Das
Dr. Satish Kumar Gupta
Dr. V.M. Katoch
Prof. N.K. Mehra
Prof. Indira Nath
Prof. L.M. Srivastava

Secretary-Admin
Dr. Jagdish C. Gupta

Ex Officio Members
President & Secretary
Indian Immunology Society

Special Invitees
Dr. Sunil K. Arora
Dr. D. Balasubramanian
Dr. Dipankar Nandi
Dr. B. Ravindran
Dr. Chandrima Shaha
Dr. W. Selvamurthy
Dr. Mushtaq Siddiqi

 


The following Scientific Activities have been planned by different organizers around the world. Immunology Foundation shall consider awarding limited number of Travel Bursaries to attend these Meetings/Conferences/Workshops.

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List of Awardees in 2016

Travel bursaries were sanctioned to 118 Applicants (during January-August period) out of which 86 Applicants, who attended the Conferences/ Meetings/Workshops, were awarded the bursaries. The list of awardees is as follows:


    1. Gaurav Sharma, PhD student, Protein evolution Lab, IMTECH, Chandigarh for Poster presentation on “Comparative analysis of diverse chemosensory systems in order Myxococcals”, at the “Gordon Research Conference: Sensory Transduction in Microorganisms (GRC- STIM 2016), held in California, USA, from January 16-22, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    2. Rahul Sharma, PhD student, Department of Life Sciences and Bioinformatics, Assam University, Silchar, Assam, for Poster presentation on “Anti-inflammatory activity of emodin via attention of oxidative stress and cytokine response” at the Miami Winter Symposium 2016 “Inflammation: Causes, prevention and cures” held in Miami, USA, from January 24-27, 2016.  [Rs. 10,000]

    3. Vijeta Sharma, PhD student, Department of Life Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, Shiv Nadar University, Gautam Budh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, for Oral presentation on “Anti-plasmodial activity of the redox system enzyme inhibitor”, at the “Keystone Symposium on Drug Discovery for Parasitic Diseases”, held in Tahoe, California, USA, from January 24-28, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    4. Ramu Dandugudumula, PhD student, Department of Life Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, Shiv Nadar University, Uttar Pradesh for Poster presentation on “A novel b-carbonate- quinazolinone hybrid inhibits the growth of L. donovani promastigotes and induces apoptotic death of the parasites” at the “International Conference on Pharmaceutical Bioinformatics”, held at Pattaya, Thailand, from January 24-26, 2016.  
      [Rs. 10,000]

    5. Birendra Kumar Prusty, PhD student, Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar for Poster presentation on “Immunomodulation during murine chronic malaria” at the “Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology”, held at Alberta, Canada from January 31- February 4, 2016.  [Rs. 10,000]

    6. Shruti Arya, PhD student, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali, Punjab for Poster presentation on “Water in Amyloidogenic intrinsically disordered proteins: Interplay of conformational preferences and amyloid aggregation” at the “60th Annual Meeting of Biophysical Society”, held at Los Angeles, California, USA from February 27- March 2, 2016.  [Rs. 10,000]

    7. Dr. Anjuman Arora Ahuja, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Pharmacology, PGIMER, Chandigarh for Oral presentation on “Development of sustained release “Nano FDC (Fixed Dose Combination)” for Hypertension- An experimental study”, at the “4th International Conference on Pre Hypertension, Hypertension and Cardio Metabolic Syndrome”, held in Venice, Italy, from March 3-6, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    8. Dr. Davinder Parsad, Professor, Department of Dermatology, PGIMER Chandigarh, for Oral presentation on “Ashy dermatosis and other vexing pigmentry disorders”, at the “74th Annual Meeting of American Academy of Dermatology”, held in Washington DC, USA, from March 4-8, 2016.  [Rs. 15,000]

    9. Poonam, PhD student, Dr. BR Ambedkar Centre for Biomedical Research, (University of Delhi), New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “Design, synthesis and evaluation of (4-benzylpiperidin-piperazine-1-yl) alkyl amine derivatives as multi-targeted agents for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease” at the “10th Annual Drug Discovery for Neurodegeneration Conference: An Educational Course on Translating Research into Drugs”, held at Miami Beach, Florida, USA, from March 6-8, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    10. Namita Gupta, PhD student, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi for Poster presentation on “Sperm associated antigen, a putative target for early detection and targeted therapy of breast cancer” at the “10th European Breast Cancer Conference”, held at Amsterdam, Netherland, from March 9-11, 2016.  [Rs. 10,000]

    11. Vaishali Aggrawal, PhD student, Department of Histopathology, PGIMER, Chandigarh for attending “Wellcome Trust Advanced Course: Next Generation Sequencing”, held at Hinxton, UK from March 11-17, 2016. 
      [Rs. 10,000]

    12. Suyog Madhav Amrutkar, PhD student, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, NIPER, Punjab for Poster presentation on “Structure based design with modulation of known ligands leading to switch in mode of inhibition of human topoisomerase IIα” at the “251st ACS National Meeting and Exposition”, held at San Diego, USA from March 13-17, 2016.  [Rs. 10,000]

    13. Mohammed Amir Husain, PhD student, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Life Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, for Poster presentation on “Identification of alternatively spliced transcript of Bax gene in mouse” at the “Experimental Biology 2016-Cancer Biology”, to be held at San Diego, California, USA, from April 2-6, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    14. Dr. Sayeed Ur Rehman Abu1 Kalam, Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Biosciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “Alternatively spliced novel transcripts of mouse Nur77 gene identified using bioinformatics and molecular biology techniques” at the “Experimental Biology 2016-Cancer Biology”, held at San Diego, California, USA, from April 2-6, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    15. Monika Malik, PhD student, Department of Microbiology, University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi, New Delhi, for Oral Presentation on “Elucidating the pathogenic roles of IgG and IgM apoptotic cell-reactive antibodies on dendritic cells and determinant spreading in lupus” at the “10th International Congress on Autoimmunity”, held at Leipzig, Germany, from April 6-10, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]
    1. Asmita Dey, PhD student, Department of Microbiology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, for Poster Presentation on “Detection and genetic characterization of Cryptosporidium among patients infected with HIV and renal transplant recipients, by conventional and molecular techniques” at the “26th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID 2016)”, held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from April 9-12, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    2. Nandhini Palani, PhD student, Department of Microbiology, JIPMER, Puducherry for Poster presentation on “Detection of mutations in haemagglutinin and neuraminidase genes coding for oseltamivir resistance and enhanced virulence/transmissibility among Indian strains of swine influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 viruses” ” at the “26th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) 2016”, held in Amsterdam, Netherland from April 9-12, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]
    1. Piyush Baindara, PhD student, IMTECH, Chandigarh, for Poster presentation on “Novel antimicrobial peptides: An efficient alternative to combat” at the “13th ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis”, held at Seattle, WA, USA, from April 13-17, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    2. Nitesh Kumar Khandelwal, PhD student, School of Life Sciences, JNU, New Delhi for Oral Presentation on “ABC transporter Mlt1 does more than transport and impact cellular homeostasis of Candida albicans” at the13th ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis”, held at Seattle, Washington, USA, from April 13-17, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]
    1. Rashi Sehgal, PhD student, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, for Poster Presentation on “miR 450b is an independent prognostic marker for Acute Liver Failure (ALF) in Hepatitis E infected pregnant females”at the “International Liber Congress (EASL)”, held in Barcelona, Spain, from April 13-17, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    2. Archita Srivastava, PhD student, School of life Science, JNU, New Delhi for Poster presentation on “Functional characterization of LEM3 in Candida albicans”, at the 13th ASM conference on Candida and Candiasis”, held in Seattle, Washington from April 13-17, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    3. Dr. Priyanka, Research Associate, School of Biotechnology, JNU, New Delhi for Poster presentation on “Novel insights into PXR isoforms and their relevance in cellular functions”, at the AACR Annual Meeting “Molecular and Preclinical Endocrinology”, held in held at Louisiana, USA, from April 16-20, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    4. Teena Bhakuni, PhD student, Department of Biosciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, for Poster Presentation on “Prevalence of genetic variations in SERPINC1 gene in Indian deep vein thrombosis population with type I antithrombin deficiency” at the “36th World Congress of International Society of Hematology”, held in Glasgow, UK, from April 18-21, 2016.  [Rs. 10,000]

    5. Renu Balyan, PhD student, Immunobiology lab II, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, for Oral presentation on “Ligand density or affinity dependent TLR internalization modulates CD8 T cell response”, at the “8th Cold Spring Harbor Meeting”, held in New York, USA from April 26-30, 2016. [Rs.10,000]

    6. Bharti Kumari, PhD student, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute„ Faridabad, Haryana, for Poster presentation on “Global miRNA and gene expression profiling identity key pathways involved Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV) infection in microglial cells” at the “Keystone Symposia on Positive Strand RNA Viruses”, held in Texas, USA from May 1-5, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    7. Dr. Intzar Ali, Post Doctoral Fellow, School of Life Sciences, JNU, New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “In vitro evaluation of hydroxychavicol isolated from Piper betle L. to induce resistance in Trchophyton rubrum and its therapeutic efficacy in an animal model of dermatophytosis”, at the International Conference “Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics of Infectious Diseases (MEEGID XIII)”, held at Antwerp, Belgium, from May 10-13, 2016. [Rs. 10000]

    8. Dr. Meenu Jain, Young Scientist (DST Fast Track), Centre for Genomics, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, for Oral presentation on “Two years molecular surveillance of vibrio cholera in potable environmental water in cholera endemic region of central India”, at the International Conference “Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics of Infectious Diseases (MEEGID XIII)”, held at Antwerp, Belgium, from May 10-13, 2016. [Rs. 15,000]

    9. Dr. Md Asim Azhar, Post Doctoral Fellow, Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, AMU, Aligarh for Poster presentation on “Efficacy of cell wall deficient spheroplast against experimental murine listeriosis”, at the “43rd Scandinavian Society for Immunology Meeting 2016”, held at Turku, Finland from May 10-13, 2016. [Rs.10,000]
    1. Jitendra Yadav, PhD student, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “Salmonella Typhimurium infection inhibits IL-2 secretion from T cells”, at the AAI Annual Meeting “Immunology 2016”, held at Seattle, Washington, USA, from May 13-17, 2016. [Rs.10,000]

    2. Dr. Vinay K, Senior Resident, Department of Dermatology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, for Poster presentation on “Exaggerated granulomas hypersensitivity reaction to Mw immunotherapy: A clinicopathological study of eight cases”, at “13th EADV Spring Symposium”, held in Athens, Greece, from May 19-22, 2016. [Rs.10,000]

    3. Dr. Vivek Balkrishna Kute, Associate Professor, Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Centre, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, for Poster Presentation on “77 Kidney exchange transplants in 2015 at one transplant centre in India: A model for the developing world to prevent commercial transplantation” at  the “53rd Congress of European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association”, held in Vienna, Austria, from  May 21-24, 2016.
      [Rs. 15,000]

    4. Divya Jha, PhD student, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “Spray dried alum retains its adjuvanticity at sub-zero temperature” at the Keystone Symposium “New Approaches to Vaccines for Humans and Veterinary Tropical Diseases”, held in Cape Town, South Africa from May 22-26, 2016 . [Rs.10,000]

    5. Shalley Sharma, PhD student, Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University, Noida, for attending Workshop/Training Course “Bioinformatics: Computer Methods in Molecular & System Biology”, organized at ICGEB Trieste, Italy, from May 23-27, 2016. [Rs.10,000]

    6. Dr Sagar Sengupta, Staff Scientist VI, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi for Oral presentation on “Role of RECQL4 in maintenance of mitochondrial replication and genome integrity” at the “3rd International RECQ helicase Conference”, held in Seattle, Washington, USA, from May 28-30, 2016. [Rs. 15,000]

    7. Aluri Jhanvi, PhD student, Department of Pediatric Immunology, National Institute of Immunohaematology, Mumbai, for Poster presentation on “Application of Flow Cytometry in guiding the molecular diagnosis of Severe combined immunodeficiency disorder”, at the International Conference “CYTO 2016”, organized in Seattle, USA, from June 11-15, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    8. Poonam Dangi, PhD student, Department of Life Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, Shiv Nadar University, Gautam Budha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, for Poster Presentation on “A novel Spiroindolone kills human malaria parasites via modulation of Na ion influx mediated autophagy and apoptosis”, at the Gordon Research Conference “Host-Parasite Interactions”, organized at Newport, Rhode Island, Indiana, USA, from June 12-17, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    9. Deepika Kannan, PhD student, Department of Life Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, Shiv Nadar University, Gautam Budha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, for attending Wellcome Trust Advance course on “Functional Genomics and System Biology”, at Wellcome Genome Campus, organized in Hinxton, UK from June 15-24, 2016.
      [Rs. 10,000]
    1. Sunil Shakya, PhD student, Department of Neurology, AIIMS, New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “Clinical and analytical validation of novel autosomal recessive ataxia mutations identified from whole exome sequencing” at the “20th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders”, held in Berlin, Germany, from June 19-23, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    2. Barun Das, PhD student, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “Reprogramming of monocytes into Hepatocyte-like cells: A promising autologous cell based therapy for Hepatitis B patient” at the “ISSCR 2016 Annual Meeting”, held in San Francisco, USA, from June 22-25, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    3. Dr. Avinash Bajaj, Associate Professor, Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad, Haryana, for Poster presentation on “Engineering of self-assembled phospholipid based bile acid-drug conjugates/nano particles for cancer therapy with reduced toxicity in non-human primates: A new revolution in drug delivery” at “American Association for Cancer Research Conference on Engineering and Physical Sciences in Oncology”, held in Boston, USA, from June 25-28, 2016. [Rs. 15,000]
    1. Binod Kumar, PhD student, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “mTORC1: At the crossroad of immunity and HIV-1 pathogenesis” at the EMBL-EMBO Conference “Innate Immunity in Host-Pathogen Interaction”, held in Heidelberg, Germany, from June 26-29, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    2. Hironmoy Sarkar, PhD student, Cellular Endocrinology Lab, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “A study to evaluate the role of CELF family of proteins in germ cell maturation in mice” at the “Gordon Research Conference-Meiosis”, held in New London, USA, from June 26-July 1, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]
    1. Vidushi Sharma, PhD student, DIPSAR, University of Delhi, New Delhi, for Poster Presentation on “Atom based 3D-QSAR of quinolone derivatives and pharmacophore based virtual screening for identification of selective phosphodiesterase 4B inhibitors”, at the “5th Annual European Pharma Congress”, held in Berlin, Germany, from July 18-20, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    2. Ravinder Singh, PhD student, Department of Pediatrics, AIIMS, New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “Impact of HAART on activation and exhaustion of B cell subpopulations in pediatric HIV infection” at the “21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016)”, held in Durban, South Africa, from July 18-22, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]
    1. Dr. Puneet Talwar, Research Associate, PhD student, Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology (IGIB), New Delhi, for Poster Presentation on “Systematic review of genome-wide studies in Alzheimer’s disease and prioritization of candidate pathways using integrative systems biology approach”, at the “Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2016”, held in Toronto, Canada, from July 24-28, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    2. Dr. Om Prakash Singh, Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh for Poster Presentation on “IL-17 is associated with protection in human visceral leishmaniasis”, at the “International Congress of Immunology (ICI-2016)”, held in Melbourne, Australia from August 21-26, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    3. Bhawana Singh, PhD student, Department of Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi, UP, for Oral Presentation on “Changes in effector and regulatory functions of CD8+ T cells in Visceral Leishmaniasis”, at the “International Congress of Immunology (ICI-2016)”, held in Melbourne, Australia from August 21-26, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    4. Prof. Archana Bhatnagar, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Panjab University, Chandigarh, for Poster Presentation on “Regulatory T cells in experimental colon carcinoma: Effect of differential ratios of fish oil and corn oil”, at the “International Congress of Immunology (ICI-2016)”, held in Melbourne, Australia from August 21-26, 2016. [Rs. 15,000]

    5. Soumita De, PhD student, Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (IPGMER), Kolkata, West Bengal, for Poster Presentation on “Allylpyrocatechol mitigates collagen induced arthritis via modulation of MAPkinase, Nrf2-ARE, STAT pathways”, at the “International Congress of Immunology (ICI-2016)”, held in Melbourne, Australia from August 21-26, 2016. [Rs.10,000]

    6. Prof. NK Mehra, Dr C.G. Pandit National Chair, Former Dean (Research), and Ex-Head, Department of Transplant Immunology & Immunogenetics, AIIMS, New Delhi, for attending IUIS general assembly as Councilor from India, presenting a scientific paper and chairing a session at the “International Congress of Immunology (ICI-2016)”, held in Melbourne, Australia from August 21-26, 2016. [Rs. 60,000]

    7. Prof. Nibhriti Das, Head-Biochemistry Department, Director-Department of Lab Medicine, Nayati Multi Super Speciality Hospital, Mathura, UP, for attending IUIS general assembly, presenting a scientific paper and chairing a session at the “International Congress of Immunology (ICI-2016)”, held in Melbourne, Australia from August 21-26, 2016. [Rs. 50,000]

    8. Rahul Shivahare, PhD student, Department of Pathology, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, for Oral Presentation on “Evaluation of immunomodulatory activities of Lentinan in combination with Miltefosine in Balb/c mice against visceral Leishmaniasis”, at the “International Congress of Immunology (ICI-2016)”, held in Melbourne, Australia from August 21-26, 2016. [Rs.10,000]

    9. Mamta Gangwar, PhD student, Division of Parasitology, CSIR-CDRI, Lucknow, for Poster Presentation on “Oral formulation of Brugia malayi recombinant proteins elicited profound immune responses in mice against experimental lymphatic filariasis”, at the “International Congress of Immunology (ICI-2016)”, held in Melbourne, Australia from August 21-26, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    10. Manisha Priyam, PhD student, Department of Zoology, University of Delhi, New Delhi, for Oral Poster Presentation on “Divergence of bacteria sensing (TLR 4,5) and virus sensing (TLR 3,7) within the reptilian lineage”, at the “International Congress of Immunology (ICI-2016)”, held in Melbourne, Australia from August 21-26, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]
    1. Dr. Madhu Khanna, Associate Professor, Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, Delhi UNiversity, New Delhi for Presentation on “Efficacy of influenza vaccination in elderly population” at the “Global Summit on Virology”, held at Dubai, UAE from Aug 27-28, 2015. [Rs. 15,000]

    2. Dhiraj Motilal Agarwal, PhD student, Laboratory Manager, Vadu Rural Health Program, KEM Hospital and Research Centre, Pune, Maharastra, for Poster Presentation on “Oral and nasal microbiodata in healthy, tobacco smoke COPD and biomass smoke COPD subjects from India”, at the “European Respiratory Society International Congress”, held in London, UK, from September 3-7, 2016. [Rs.10,000]

    3. Dr. Pinky Tripathi, Lecturer, Department of Zoology, AKPG College, Varanasi, UP, for Oral Presentation on “Mucins in Lips and associated structures of a Teleost Glossogobius giuris”, at the “International Conference on Histochemistry and Cell Biology”, held in Phoenix, USA, from September 14-15. [Rs. 10,000]

    4. Mansi Shukla, PhD student, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “Cross talk between Mor1 and β catenin signaling: Perturbations in Mor1 expression in pubertal sertoli cells leads to stabilization of β catenin and germ cell apoptosis in mice” at the “EMBO Conference: WMT Meeting 2016”, held in Czech Republic, from September 14-17, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    5. Brijesh Yadav, PhD student, Department of Nephrology and Renal Transplantation, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, UP, for Oral Presentation on “Regulatory and Effector T cell profiles in late T cell mediated rejection”, at the “15th Asian Pacific Conference of Nephrology on Renal Diseases and Transplantation Immunology”, held in Perth, Australia, from September 17-21, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    6. Dr. M. Sendhil Kumaran, , Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, for Poster Presentation on “Spectrum of Leprosy: A study to evaluate the various classification criteria”, at the “19th International Leprosy Congress”, held in Beijing, China, from September 18-21, 2016. [Rs. 15,000]

    7. Dr. Chaman Saini, Research Associate, Department of Biochemistry, AIIMS, New Delhi, for Oral presentation on “TGF-β showed synergy effect with IL-6 in leprosy reactions to produce Th17 cells”, at the “International Leprosy Congress”, held in Beijing, China, from September 18-21, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    8. Ashish Sharma, PhD student, Kusuma School of Biological Sciences, IIT Delhi, New Delhi, for Division of Parasitology, CSIR-CDRI, Lucknow, for Poster Presentation on “Immunodominant protein MiP-05962 from Mycobacterium indicus pranii displays chaperone activity and induces Th1 mediated T cell response”, at the “EMBO Tuberculosis 2016”, held at Institute of Pasteur, Paris, from September 19-23, 2016.[Rs.10,000]

    1. Dr. Shubham Goel, Research Associate, Allergy and Immunology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, PGIMER, Chandigarh, for Oral Presentation on “Hyper-IgE Syndrome: Exploring the regulatory mechanism involved in the pathogenesis of its clinical phenotype”, at the “17th Biennial Meeting of the European Society for Immunodeficiencies”, held in Barcelona, Spain, from September 21-24, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    1. Dr. Amita K. Joshi, Scientist B, BV Patel Pharmaceutical Education and Research Development, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, for Poster Presentation on “Comparative pharmacokinetic and biodistribution profile following oral administration of two lymphotropic nano carriers of anti-HIV drugs”, at the “40th Annual International Conference of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences”, held in Singapore, from September 26-27, 2016. [Rs. 15,000]

    2. Dr. Manish Rathi, Additional Professor, Department of Nephrology, PGIMER Chandigarh, for Oral Presentation on “A study of clinical and pathological parameters and treatment outcomes in subjects of lupus nephritis with crescent”, at the “APLAR 2016 conference on Immunology and Rheumatology”, held in Shanghai, China, from September 26-29, 2016. [Rs. 15,000]

    3. Dr. Sagar Bhattad, Senior Resident, Department of Pediatric Immunology and Rheumatology, PGIMER Chandigarh, for Poster Presentation on “T Helper 17 and T regulatory cells in children with Kawasaki disease- Experience from a tertiary care centre in North India”, at the “23rd European Pediatric Rheumatology Congress”, held in Genoa, Italy, from September 28-October 1, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    4. Dr. Rahul Mahajan, Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, for Poster Presentation on “A study of clinical pattern and clinicopathological correlation of 100 patients of erythroderma in a tertiary care institute in North India”, at the “Annual Meeting of European Academy of Dermatology Conference (EADV)”, held in Vienna, Austria, from September 28-October 2, 2016. [Rs. 15,000]

    5. Yagnik Jayantbhai Bhrugu, PhD student, BV Patel Pharmaceutical Education and Research Development, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, for Oral Presentation on “Identification and validation of Immunodominant antigens as protective prophylactic against Shigellosis”, at the “ 2016 International Society for Vaccine Annual Congress”, held in Boston, MA, USA, from October 2-4, 2016. [Rs.10,000]

    6. Atul Munish Chander, PhD student, Department of Biophysics, Panjab University, Chandigarh, for attending training course “Metagenomics Bioinformatics” being conducted by European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), from October 18-20, 2016. [Rs.10,000]

    7. Amrendra Pratap Singh, PhD student, Department of Biophysics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, for Poster Presentation on “Serum protein marker for early detection of Alzheimer’s Disease”, at the “Lancet Neurology Conference- Preclinical Neurodegenerative Disease: Towards Prevention and Early Diagnosis”, held in London, UK, from October 19-21, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    8. Anil Kumar Verma, PhD student, Department of Pediatrics, AIIMS, New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “High yield expression and purification of Chikunguniya virus E2 recombinant protein and its evaluation of serodiagnosis” at the “6th European Congress for Virology”, held in Hamburg, Germany, from October 19-22, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    9. Tanusri Nandi, PhD student, VP Chest Institute, University of Delhi, New Delhi, for attending Asia Pacific Alliance for the Control of Influenza (APACI) organized Workshop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on October 24, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    10. Aarti Sharma, PhD student, Department of Gastrosurgery, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), Lucknow, UP, for Poster Presentation on “Genome wide copy number profiling in North Indian Gallbladder Cancer patients”, at the “International Genetic Epidemiology Society Meeting”, held in Toronto, Canada, from October 24-26, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    11. Dr. Abhishek Kumar Singh, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine, BHU, Varanasi presentation on “SLA-ELISA: A comparison with DAT and rk39 ELISA for identification of seroconverters” at the “Workshop-Molecular Biology of Leishmenia”, held in Trieste, Italy, from October 24-26, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    12. Ravi Kant Rajpoot, PhD student, ICGEB, New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “Development of “Four-in-one”envelope based mosaic VLPs as a novel tetravalent Dengue vaccine strategy” at the Keystone Symposia“Translational Vaccinology for Global Health”, held in London, UK, from October 25-29, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    13. Amit Kumar Solanki, PhD student, Gene Regulation laboratory, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi for Poster presentation on “Immunization with DNA Vaccine expressing beta-toxin confers protective immunity against C. perfrigens type C infection.” at the “Translational Vaccinology for Global health”, held in London, UK, from October 25-29, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    14. Dr. Kaustuv Nayak, Research Scientist, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi for Poster presentation on Keystone Symposia “Evaluation of chikunguniya and dengue specific neutralizing antibodies in healthy subjects from India” at the “Translational Vaccinology for Global health”, held in London, UK, from October 25-29, 2016. [Rs. 15,000]

    15. Ashutosh Kumar Arya, PhD student, Department of Endocrinology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, for Poster presentation on “Expression profiling of mitogen activated protein kinase (MAPK) signaling pathway in sporadic parathyroid tumors” at the “International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) Regionals 6th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting”, held in Singapore, from November 4-10, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    16. Manila Salaria, PhD student, Department of Immunopathology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, for Poster presentation on “Toll like receptor transcriptome in CSF of Pediatric Bacterial Meningitis” at the “8th Asian Congress of Pediatric Infectious Disease”, held in Bangkok, Thailand, from November 7-10, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    17. Md. Anas Shamsi, PhD student, Department of Biochemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP, for Oral Presentation on “Structural transition of kidney cystatin in dimethylnitrosomine-induced renal cancer in rats: identification as a novel biomarker for kidney cancer and prognosis”, at the “7th International Conference on Biotechnology, Bio-informatics, Bio Medical Sciences and Stem Cell Applications”, held in Singapore, from November 11-12, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    18. Seema Rani, PhD student, Department of Zoology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, for Poster presentation on “Melanocyte abnormalities and senescence in the pathogenesis of Idiopathic Guttate Hypomelanosis” at the “42th Annual Meeting of the TDA and 8th Annual Meeting of Asian Society for Pigment Cell Research”, held in Taiwan, from November 12-13, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    19. Ankita Malik, PhD student, Reproductive Cell Biology laboratory, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi for Poster presentation on “Epidermal growth factor mediated increase in trophoblast invasion: Relevance of nitrogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) and janus kinase-signal transducer and activator of transcription (JAK-STAT) signaling pathways” at the “American Society for Reproductive Immunology”, held in Maryland, USA, from November 12-16, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]
    1. Nishat Passricha, PhD student, Plant Molecular Biology, ICGEB, New Delhi, for Oral Presentation on “Lectin receptor like kinase: A boon for stress tolerance in rice” at the International Seminar on “Sustainable Resource Management Towards Food, Energy, Environment and Livelihood”, held in Goettingen, Germany, from November 27-29, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    2. Meetu Agarwal, PhD student, Special centre for Molecular Medicine, JNU, New Delhi, for Poster Presentation on “Regulation of Plasmodium falciparum origin recognition complex subunit 1c” at the “American Society of Cell Biology Annual Meeting 2016”, held in San Francisco, California, USA, from December 3-7, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]
    1. Ankur Poddar, Research Officer, ICGEB New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “Designer four-in-one recombinant Dengue subunit vaccine candidate eliciting homotypic non-enhancing neutralizing antibodies”, at the Keystone Symposia: Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses”, held in New Mexico, USA, from December 4-8, 2016. [Rs. 10,000]

    2. Dr. Anindita Chakraborty, Assistant Professor, Department of Life Sciences, Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida, UP, for Poster presentation on “Introduction of H1047R oncogenic mutation of PI3K p110α subunit in HER2 overexpressing mammary epithelial cells confers a “stem-like” phenotype and acute sensitivity to HSP90 inhibition, at the “2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium”, held at San Antonio, Texas, USA, from December 6-10, 2016. [Rs. 15,000]

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