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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 2017

Travel bursaries were sanctioned to 93 Applicants (during January-August period) out of which 82 Applicants, who attended the Conferences/ Meetings/Workshops, were awarded the bursaries. The list of awardees is as follows:

  1. Dr. Nimi Kiran Vashi, Post Doctoral Fellow, ICGEB, New Delhi, for Poster Presentation on “NCS1 regulates Ca++ dependent focal exocytosis of golgi derived vesicles to help phagocytic uptake in macrophages” at the Keystone Symposia “New Developments in Basic Undertstanding of Tuberculosis”, organized in Vancouver, Canada, from January 14-17, 2017. [Rs.10,000]

  2. Neenu Jacob, PhD student, Department of Pediatrics, PGIMER, Chandigarh, for Poster Presentation on “Amelioration of type I diabetes in nOD mice with sodium butyrate” at the “Immunology of Diabetes Society 15th International Congress”, organized in San Francisco, California, USA, from January 19-23, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  3. Dhananjay Singh Mankotia, PhD student, Department of Laboratory Medicine, AIIMS, New Delhi, for Poster Presentation on “N22 region based dot blot assay: An alternative to PCT for detection of Torque teno virus infection” at the “EASL-HCC Summit 2017 on Hepatocellular Carcinoma”, held in Geneva, Switzerland, from February 2-5, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  4. Kinjal Ashokbhai Patel, PhD student, Department of Biotechnology, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, SAS Nagar, Punjab, for Poster Presentation on “ A novel function of N-terminal fragment of huntingtin as a molecular chaperone” at the Keystone Symposia “Protein-RNA Interactions: Scale, Mechanisms, Structure and Function of coding and non-coding RNPs”, held in Alberta, Canada, from February 5-9, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  5. Dr. Akansha Jalota, SERB National Post Doctoral Fellow, National Brain Research Centre, Manesar, Gurgaon, Haryana, for Poster Presentation on “Abrogating hypoxia induced chemoresistance of glioma cells as well as cancer stem cells by a synergistic combination of drugs”, at the Keystone Symposia Conference 2017 “Inflammation-driven Cancer: Mechanisms to Therapy”, organized at Keystone, Colorado, USA, from February 5-9, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  6. Dr. Syed Mohd Faisal, Post Doctoral Fellow, Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP, for Poster Presentation on “Biometric synthesis of curcumin nanoparticles: implication in the treatment of DMBA induced skin fibrosarcoma in murine model”, at the Keystone Symposia Conference 2017 “Inflammation-driven Cancer: Mechanisms to Therapy”, organized at Keystone, Colorado, USA, from February 5-9, 2017. [Rs.10,000]

  7. Karishma Bhasne, PhD student, IISER, SAS Nagar, Mohali, for Oral Presentation on “A tale of two amyloidogenic intrinsically disordered proteins: Interplay of Tau and α-Synuclein” at the “61st Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society”, held in Louisiana, USA, from February 11-15, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  8. Masihuzzaman, PhD student, Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP, for Poster Presentation on “Biophysical insight into anti-amyloidogenic behavior of cystein” at the “61st Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society”, held in Louisiana, USA, from February 11-15, 2017. [Rs.10,000]

  9. Dr. Sunil Taneja, Assistant Professor, Department of Hepatology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, for Poster Presentation on “Acute exacerbation of autoimmune Hepatitis has excellent prognosis when detected early and treated with immunosuppression”, at the “Annual Conference APASL 2017”, organized in Shnghai, China, from February 15-19, 2017. [Rs. 15,000]

  10. Dr. Sapna Singh, UGC Post Doctoral Fellow, Division of Pathology and Microscopy, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, Telangana, for Poster Presentation on “Expression of HPV16 encoded miRNA HPV16-MIR-H1 and HPV16-MIR-H2 in Oropharyngeal cancer”, at the “31st International Papillomavirus-HPV 2017”, organized in Cape Town, South Africa, from February 28-March 4, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  11. Kunzea Dolma, PhD student, IMTECH, Chandigarh, for Poster Presentation on “Blue-light accelerated formation of bio-mediated or coated silver and gold nanoparticles” at the “5th International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials”, held in Lisbon, Portugal, from March 6-10, 2017. [Rs.10,000]

  12. Tapas Mukherjee, PhD student, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, for Poster Presentation on “TNF suppresses non-canonical NF-kB signaling dependent expression of homeostatic chemokines following inflammation” at the Keystone Symposia “Pattern Recognition Signaling: from Innate Immunity to Inflammatory Disease”, held in Alberta, Canada, from March 19-23, 2017.[Rs.10,000]

  1. Atif Zafar Khan, PhD student, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Life Sciences, AMU, Aligarh, for attending EMBO Practical Course: Techniques for Mammary Gland Research (Theme: Breast Cancer Research), organized at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany, from March 20-24, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  2. Km Neelofar, PhD student, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, for Poster presentation on “Antigenicity enhanced in Glucosylated human serum albumin: A structural study”, at the “8th Molecular Immunology and Immunogenetics Congress”, held in Rome, Italy, from March 20-21, 2017.[Rs. 10,000]

  1. Dr. Aman Gupta, Senior Resident, Pediatric Allergy Immunology Unit, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, PGIMER, Chandigarh, for Poster Presentation on “Systemic Lupus erythematosus and antiphospholipid antibodies in a child with Noonan syndrome”, at the “12th International Congress on SLE and 7th Asian Congress on Autoimmunity”, organized in Melbourne, Australia, from March 26-29, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  2. Rajni Kumari, PhD student, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, for Poster Presentation on “Caspase-10 suppresses tumorigenesis by targeting ATP-Citrate Lyase” at the Annual Meeting of “American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)”, held in Washington DC, USA, from April 1-5, 2017.[Rs. 10,000]

  1. Md Saleem Dar, PhD student, Cancer Pharmacology Division, Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu, for Poster Presentation on “Identification of a natural product small molecule inhibitor against Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway” at the Annual Meeting of “American Association for cancer research (AACR)”, held in Washington DC, USA, from April 1-5, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  2. Amit Sandhu, PhD Student, Department of Biochemistry, Punjab University, Chandigarh for Oral presentation on “Polymorphisms in methotrexate pharmacokinetic pathway-A pilot study” at the “61st Annual General Assembly and Scientific Meeting”, held in Fukuoka, Japan from April 20-22, 2017.[Rs. 10,000]

  1. Sunil Kumar, PhD student, Department of Medical Microbiology, PIGMER, Chandigarh for Poster presentation on “Antimalarial efficiacy of synthetic peptides and bovine iron lactoferrin loaded nanoparticles”, at the “27th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), held in Vienna, Austria, from April 22-25, 2017.
    [Rs. 10,000]

  2. Dr. Archana Angrup, Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology, PIGMER, Chandigarh for Poster presentation on “An outbreak of acute endophthalmitis caused by intra-vitreal injection of contaminated bevacizumab-investigation using MALDI-TOF MS protein”, at the “27th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), held in Vienna, Austria, from April 22-25, 2017. [Rs. 15,000]

  3. Dr. Pramod Kumar, Research Associate, National centre for Disease Control, New Delhi, for Poster Presentation on “Molecular epidemiology of Vibrio cholera during flood” at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology organized Conference “Experimental Biology 2017”, held in Chicago, USA from April 22-26, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  4. Dr. Namrata Anand, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Zoology, Panjab University for Poster presentation on “Prophylactic efficacy of orally administered bovine lactoferrin nanocarriers with targeted delivery in murine malaria” at the “CLINAM 2017 European Foundation for Clinical Nano-medicine”, held at Basel, Switzerland from May 7-10, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  5. Dr. Maryada Sharma, DST Women Scientist, Department of Immunopathology, PIGMER, Chandigarh for Poster presentation on “Establishment and characterization of a novel serine protease induced reprogramming (SPIR) method with applications in ocular tissue regeneration”, at the “2017 Annual Meeting of Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)”, held in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, from May 7-11, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  6. Dr. Neha Gupta, Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Biosciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, Poster presentation on “Quercetin 3,3’,4’, 5, 7-O- pentasulfate reduces in vivo thrombus formation” at the “3rd European Spring School on Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) 2017”, held at Chalkidiki, Greece, from May 9-14, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  7. Ibrar Ahmed Siddique, PhD Student, Molecular Science Lab, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi for Poster presentation on “Role of a small molecule in Alzheimer disease” at the “Keystone Symposia-Ageing and Mechanisms of Ageing”, held in Yokohama, Japan from May 15-19, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  8. Neetu, PhD student, Department of Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciencs, BHU, Varanasi, UP, for Oral presentation on “Blood monocytes are skewed towards M2 like phenotype, reflected by acquisition of typical M2 makers and inhibition of pro-inflammatory phenotype in visceral Leishmaniasis patients”, at the “6th World Congress on Leishmaniasis”, held in Toledo, Spain, from May 16-20, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  9. Avishek Kumar, PhD student, National Institute of Pathology (ICMR), Safdarjung Hospital Campus, New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “Development of live attenuated Leishmania parasites as vaccine candidates against leishmaniasis” at the “6th World Congress on Leishmaniasis”, held in Toledo, Spain, from May 16-20, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  10. Sritama De Sarkar, PhD student, Department of Pharmacology, IPGMER, Kolkata, for Poster presentation on “Artemisinin modulates mitochondrial respiratory pathway to mediate its anti-leishmanial activity”, at the “6th World Congress on Leishmaniasis”, held in Toledo, Spain, from May 16-20, 2017.[Rs. 10,000]

  1. Sidra Islam, PhD student, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, AMU, Aligarh, for Poster Presentation on “LCMS, MALDI-TOF, Molecular docking and immunological approach revealed methylglyoxal modified IgG a possible culprit in the onset of rheumatoid arthritis”at the Keystone Symposia “Integrating Metabolism and Immunity”, held in Dublin, Ireland, from May 29-June 2, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  2. Sunil Kumar Saini, PhD student, School of Life Sciences, JNU, New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “A novel isoform of DNA Methyltransferase I methylates mitochondrial DNA and differentially modulates the mitochondrial biology” at the Gordon Research Conference on “Bioenergetics”, held at Andover, NH, USA, from June 4-9, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  3. Shilpi Gupta, PhD student, School of Biotechnology, JNU, New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “NF-kB1 (p50) is a suppressor of macrophage driven inflammation in H. pylori associated gastric carcinogenesis” at the Cell Symposia “Cancer, Inflammation and Immunity”, held in San Diego, California, USA, from June 11-13, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  4. Zaffar Iqubal, PhD Student, Stem Cell Lab, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi for Poster presentation on “Trans differentiation of human wharton jelly derived mesenchymal stem cells into neuroectodermal cells” at the “ISSCR Annual Meeting 2017”, held in Boston, USA from June 14-17, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  5. Dr. Janvie Manhas, MBBS, MD, PhD Student, Department of Biochemistry, AIIMS, New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “Differential gene expression signature of cancer stem cells in human colorectal cancer” at the “International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) Annual Meeting 2017”, held in Boston, USA from June 14-17, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  6. Dr. Maansi Vermani, Assistant Professor, Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Noida, Uttar Pradesh for Poster presentation on “Identification, purification and quantification of 22.2 kD IgE binding major allergens of Aspergillus fumigatus for quality control” at the “EAACI 2017 Congress”, held in Helsinki, Finland from June 17-20, 2017.
    [Rs. 15,000]

  7. Dr. Sangita Rastogi, Scientist F, National Institute of Pathology, Safderjung Hospital Campus, New Delhi to participate in course entitled “Introduction of genomic epidemiology of infectious disease” at the “McGill Summer Institute in Infectious Disease and Global Health”, held in Montreal, Canada from June 19-23, 2017. [Rs. 15,000]

  8. Dr. Dipankar De, Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, New Delhi for Oral and Poster presentation on “Efficacy analysis of of rituximab in pemphigus over upto 68 months follow up” at the “International Pemphigus and Pemphioid Foundation”, held at Lucebeck, Germany, from June 21-23, 2017. [Rs. 15,000]

  9. Dr. Bikas Medhi, Professor, Department of Pharmacology, PGIMER, Chandigarh for Oral Presentation on “The role of plasma Amyloid beta (Aβ) peptides Aβ1-40 and Aβ1-42 in diagnosis of Alzheimer disease” at the “13th Congress of the European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (EACPT 2017)”, held in Prague, Czech Republic, from June 24-27, 2017. [Rs. 15,000]

  10. Astha Giri, PhD student, Department of Microbiology, VPCI, University of Delhi, Delhi, for Poster Presentation on “Mutations in Rv3805c (aftB): A probable cause of high-level ethambutol resistance in clinical isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis” at the “38th Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology”, held at Sibenik, Croatia, from June 25-28, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  11. Dr. Parvez Ahmad, Dr. DS Kothari Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Biosciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “Structural and functional study of hypochlorous acid modified human antithrombi: Possible role in cancer” at the “ISTH 2017 Congress”, held in Berlin, Germany from July 8-13, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  12. Vatika Gupta, PhD student, School of Biotechnology, JNU, New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “Functional characterization of BAS2108-2109 two component system of Bacillus anthracis involved in regulation of proteases” at the “7th FEMS Congress of European Microbiologists”, held in Valencia, Spain from July 9-13, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  13. Nitish Raj, PhD student, Department of Biophysics, AIIMS, New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “Sestrin levels in patients diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment and Alzhimer’s disease: A potential marker” at the “Alzheimer’s Association International Conference”, held in London, UK from July 16-20, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  14. Dr. Gagandeep Kaur Gahlay, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Gurunanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab, for Poster Presentation on “The role of microRNA as Biomarkers in Fertility” at the Gordon Conference “Fertilization and Activation of Development”, held at Holderness School, NH, USA from July 16-21, 2017. [Rs. 15,000]

  15. Heena Aggarwal, PhD student, Department of Biochemistry, AIIMS New Delhi, for Poster Presentation on “Alterations in dendritic cells status and B cell subsets in HIV-1 infected children at different stages of disease”, at the “9th IAS Conference on HIV Science-2017, held in Paris, France from July 23-26, 2017.[Rs. 10,000]

  1. Jan Muzafar Peer, PhD student, Department of Immunopathology, PGIMER, Chandigarh for Poster presentation on “Activity of mannose-binding lectins to enhance virus neutralization by Antibodies to VIV2 and V3 loop of HIV-1 envelop”, at the “9th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science”, held in Paris, France from July 23-26, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  2. Shashank Shekhar, PhD student, Department of Biophysics, AIIMS, New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “Tau, p-tau 171 and Y-secretase level: Blood based marker for Alzheimer Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)” at the “21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics”, held in San Francisco, California, USA from July 23-27, 2017.
    [Rs. 10,000]

  3. Siddharth Mehra, PhD student, Department of Biochemistry, AIIMS, New Delhi, for Oral Presentation on “Significance of Cathepsin B in Gallbladder carcinogenesis” at the International Symposium “Proteases and the Tumor Microenvironment”, held at Prato, Italy from July 24-26, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  4. Dr. Kamna Srivastava, Assistant Professor, Dr. BR Ambedkar Centre for Biomedical Research, University of Delhi, for Oral Presentation on “Role of angiotensinogen gene polymorphism in blood pressure lowering response to angiotension converting enzyme inhibitors” at the “3rd International Conference on Biopharmaceuticals and Biologic Drugs”, held at Philadelphia, USA from July 31- Sept 1, 2017. [Rs. 15,000]

  5. Dr. Himani Kaushik, Project Investigator (WOS-DST), School of Biotechnology, JNU, New Delhi for Oral and Poster presentation on “Synthesis of peptide based Epsilon toxin vaccine by covalent anchoring to tetanus toxoid”, at the “CLOSPATH-10th International Conference”, held in Michigan, USA from August 7-10, 2017. [Rs.10,000]

  6. Jamshed Haneef, PhD student, University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Punjab University, Chandigarh for Poster presentation on “New polymorphs of ambrisentan: Structural and Biopharmaceutical Implications”, at the “24th Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography”, held in Hyderabad, India from August 21-28, 2017. [Rs. 5000]

  7. Aditi Singh, PhD student, Department of Biotechnology, TERI University, New Delhi for Poster presentation on “Probing rifampicin resistance mechanism in RpoB mutants of Mycobacterium tuberculosis”, at the International Conference “Mycobact 2017”, held in Stockhom, Sweden from August 23-25, 2017.[Rs. 10,000]

  1. Dr. Pavan Kumar, National Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Anatomy, AIIMS, New Delhi, for attending CAJAL Advanced Neuroscience Training Programme-Ion Channels in the Health and Disease, organized at Bordeaux School of Neurosciences, Bordeaux, France from September 3-23, 2017.[Rs. 10,000]

  1. Madhubala Sharma, PhD student, Allergy and Immunology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, PGIMER, Chandigarh for Poster presentation on “Novel mutation in different PID genes in a single-centre cohort of PID patients from North India” at the “2017 Meeting of the European Society for Immunodeficiencies”, held in Edinburgh, UK from September 11-14, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  2. Archit Kumar, PhD student, Department of Virology, PGIMER Chandigarh, for Poster presentation on “25-hydroxyvitamin D3 as an immunomodulator in Herpes simplex virus-1 induced anterior uveitis in rabbits”, at the “20th European Society for Clinical Virology Conference-Immune Response to Viral Infections”, held at Stresa, Italy from September 13-16, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  3. Dr. Inder Singh, Project Scientist, Department of Neurology, AIIMS, New Delhi for Poster presentation on “Association between iron related gene polymorphisms and Friedreich’s ataxia (FRDA) disease and peripheral neuropathy in Indian cohort”, at the “ 23rd World Congress of Neurology (WCN 2017)”, held at Kyoto, Japan, from September 16-21, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  4. Dr. Rao Nagender Rameshwaram, Project Investigator, CDFD, Hyderabad for Poster presentation on “Understanding differential signaling via toll like receptor-2 by multipronged proteomics”, at the “16th Human Proteome Organisation World Congress (HUPO) 2017”, held in Dublin, Ireland from September 17- 21, 2017. [Rs. 15,000]

  5. Dr. Sapna Pahil, Senior Demonstrator, Department of Experimental Medicine and Biotechnology, PGIMER, Chandigarh for Oral presentation on “To find common immunodominant antigens shared among multiple serotypes of Shigella”, at the “ICGEB Workshop on therapeutic strategies 2017”, organized in Cape Town, South Africa from September 18-21, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  6. Dr. Preeti Desai, Scientist B, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, BV Patel Pharmaceutical Education and Research Development Centre, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, for Oral presentation on “Development of oral mucosal vaccine against enteric pathogens”, at the “2017 International Society of Vaccine Annual Congress”, held at Institute of Pasteur, Pasteur, Paris, France from October 5-7, 2017. [Rs. 15,000]

  7. Dr. Manish Gupta, Research Associate, School of Biotechnology, JNU, New Delhi for 2 Poster presentations on “A single dose vaccine against tuberculosis” and “Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv cell wall isolated poly- L-glutamines as novel Th1 based adjuvant”, at the “International Society for Vaccines Annual Congress”, held in Paris, France from October 5-7, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  8. Hamid Yousf Dar, PhD Student, Department of Zoology, Dr. HS Gour Central University, Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, for Poster presentation on “Lactobacillus acidophilus enhances trabecular and cortical bone microarchitecture in Ovx mice via modulating host immune system”, at the “5th Scientific Meeting of Asian Federation of Osteoporosis Societies”, held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from October 6-8, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  9. Dr. Amit Rawat, Additional Professor, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Unit, PGIMER, Chandigarh for Poster presentation on “Genetic basis of chronic granulomatous disease in north India”, at the “13th Congress of Asian Society for Pediatric Research”, held in Hong Kong from October 9-10, 2017. [Rs. 15,000]

  10. Dr. Rohini Sharma, Consultant Microbiologist, National Tuberculosis Institute, Bangalore, for Oral presentation on “High degree of fluoroquinolone resistance among pulmonary tuberculosis patients at a tertiary care centre in North India”, at the “48th Union World Conference on Lung Health”, held at Guadalajara, Mexico from October 11-14, 2017. [Rs.10,000]

  11. Dr. Binit Kumar Singh, Microbiologist, Department of Medicine, AIIMS, New Delhi for Poster presentation on “Genotype MTBDRplus VER 2.0: can be a rapid diagnostics tool in smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis”, at the “48th Union World Conference on Lung Health”, held at Guadalajara, Mexico from October 11-14, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  12. Aditya Singh, PhD student, PGIMER Chandigarh, for Poster presentation on “BCR-ABL1 chimeric gene silencing using CRISPER-cas9 technique: Initial Cell Culture Data”, at the “19th Annual John Goldman Conference on Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: Biology and Therapy”, held at Estoril, Portugal from October 12-15, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  13. Dr. Vivek Sagar, Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, PGIMER, Chandigarh for Poster presentation on “Distribution of collagen binding PARF motifs in M proteins of group A, C and G streptococcal strains from North India”, at the “20th Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal diseases”, held in Queensland, Australia from October 16-20, 2017.[Rs. 15,000]

  1. Dr. Praveen Sonkurse, Research Associate, IMTECH, Chandigarh, for Poster presentation on “Specificity of biogenic selenium nanoparticles for prostate cancer chemoprevention with reduced risk of toxicity”, at the “25th World Congress on Cancer Science and Therapy”, held at Baltimore, Maryland, USA, from October 18-20, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  2. Puja Kumari, PhD student, Department of Biological Sciences, IISER Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, for Poster presentation on “Novel role of human cytomegalovirus deubiquitinase in oncogenesis”, at the Cell Symposia “Human Immunity”, held at Banff, Canada from October 22-24, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  3. Sauvik Sen Sharma, PhD student, Cellular Endocrinology Lab, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi for Poster presentation on “Transcriptional co-activator YAP regulates cAMP signaling in testicular Sartoli sells”, at the Conference “The Hippo Pathway Across Species and Disciplines”, held in Rome, Italy from October 25-29, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  4. Bhawana Singh, PhD Student, Department of Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, Varanasi for Poster presentation on “Transcriptional signatures associated with CD8+ T-cell response during Visceral Leishmaniasis”, at the “66th Annual Meeting of American Society of Tropical Parasitology”, held at Baltimore, Maryland, USA from November 5-9, 2017.
    [Rs. 10,000]

  5. Dr. Rajiv Kumar, DST Inspire Faculty, Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Science, BHU, Varanasi, for Oral presentation on “Targeting inhibitory receptors LAG3 and TIM3 to enhance anti parasitic CD4 T cell responses in visceral Leishmaniasis”, at the “66th Annual Meeting of American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene”, held at Baltimore, Maryland, USA from November 5-9, 2017. [Rs. 15,000]

  6. Jitendra Kumar Shandilya, PhD student, Advanced Pediatric Centre, PGIMER Chandigarh, for Poster presentation on “Bone infection in chronic granulomatous disease: Experience at our Centre, PGIMER, India”, at the “International Primary Immunodeficiency Congress 2017”, held in Dubai from November 8-10, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  7. Dr. Avinash Sharma, Senior Resident, Department of Pediatrics, PGIMER, Chandigarh for Poster presentation on “Cryptococcal infections in children associated with primary immunodeficiency diseases: Experience from Chandigarh”, at the “International Primary Immunodeficiencies Congress (IPIC 2017), held in Dubai from November 8-10, 2017.
    [Rs. 15,000]

  8. Rahul Shubhra Mandal, Scientist I/PhD student, National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata for Poster presentation on “A prokaryotic ser/thr kinase promotes intracellular survival and pathogenesis in mice through NF-Kb dependent lysosomal damage”, at the international conference “From Single to Multiomics: Applications and Challenges in Data Integration”, held in Heidelberg, Germany from November 12-14, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  9. Pratibha Sharma, PhD Student, Department of Biophysics, AIIMS, New Delhi for Poster presentation on “Hippocampal neural proteins interaction of Alzheimers peptide:14-3-3 as potential therapeutic biomarker”, at the “9th International Workshop and Expo on proteomics and Molecular Medicine”, held in Paris, France from November 13-15, 2017.
    [Rs. 10,000]

  10. Dr. Buddhi Prakash Jain, Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, School of Life Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Motihari, Bihar, for Poster/Oral presentation on “SG2NA: An intrinsic regulator to maintain Endoplasmic Reticulum Homeostatis”, at the “EMBO Workshop on Proteostatis”, held at Oeiras, Portugal, from November 17-21, 2017. [Rs. 15,000]

  11. Dr. Kripa Nidhana Nand, Research Associate, Talwar Research foundation, New Delhi for Oral presentation on “Immune response enhanced by DNA priming followed by proteinic form of vaccine”, at the “2nd International Conference and Expo on Vaccine and Vaccination”, held in Dubai, UAE from November 20-21, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  12. Dr. Madhu Khanna, Professor, Department of Microbiology, V P Chest Institute, New Delhi for Observership under the supervision of Prof. dr. Hubert GM Niesters supported by European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Switzerland, at Department of Medical Microbiology, University Medical Centre, Groningen, Netherlands from November 23-30, 2017.[Rs. 15,000]

  1. Disha Sadashiv Parchure, PhD student, National Institute of Immunopathology, Department of Transfusion Medicine, Mumbai, Maharastra, for Oral Presentation on “Phenotypic characteristics of novel RhD variants in Indians” at the “28th Regional Congress of the ISBT” held at Guangzhou, China from November 25-8, 2017. [Rs.10,000]

  2. Sumbul Afroz, PhD student, School of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, for Poster Presentation on “Programming the magnitude of immune responses through novel mesoporous ZnO nanocapsules“ at the “International Vaccine Conference” held at ICGEB, New Delhi from November 27-29, 2017.
    [Rs. 5000]

  3. Sonam Mittal, PhD Student, School of Biotechnology, JNU, New Delhi for Poster presentation on “PLCgamma1 mediated migration and invasion of HEK293 cells stably expressing non small cell lung carcinoma associated EGFR mutants”, at the “ASCB/EMBO Conference 2017: Cell Biology of Degeneration and Repair in Nervous System”, held at Philadelphia, PA, USA from December 2-6, 2017.[Rs. 10,000]

  1. Dr. Rahul Shivahare, National Postdoctoral Fellow, Parasitology division, CDRI, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, for Poster Presentation on “Augmentation of strong T-cell mediated immunity using Dehydroepiandrosterone and low dose Miltefosine in Leishmania donovani infected Balb/c mice”, at the “British Society for Immunology Congress 2017 (BSI2017)”, held in Brighton, UK, from December 4-7, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  2. Dr. Ravi Bhardwaj, Research Associate, DBT Excellence Centre for Stem Cell Facility, AIIMS, New Delhi, for Poster presentation on “EhRho1 regulates cell motility and phagocytosis in Entamoeba histolytica”, at the “ASCB/EMBO Joint Meeting on Cell Biology-2017”, held in Philadelphia, USA from December 2-6, 2017. [Rs. 10,000]

  3. KM Abdullah, PhD student, Department of Biochemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, for Oral Presentation on “Straleptic effect of vitamin B6 on alloxan induced diabetic rats” at the “International Conference on Molecular Spectroscopy”, held at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, from December 8-10, 2017. [Rs. 5000]



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