Biochemistry, UDSC

Awards

Faculty

Prof. Suman Kundu, Suresh C. Tyagi Oration Award, Jan 2017, International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences (Indian Section), National, For Accomplishments in Research and Oration in the area of cardiovascular diseases

Prof. Vijay K Chaudhary shared with Dr. Amita Gupta, Visitor’s Award for Innovation  2014 in Central Universities, Feb, 2015, Hon’ble President of India, Innovation and Developing a Rapid Test for Tuberculosis


Prof. Chaudhary's President's Award
Prof. P.C. Ghosh shared with Dr. Shailendra Singh Rathore, Dr. Nikhil Tyagi , Prof. M.L. Khorana Memorial Prize 2013, June 5, 2015, Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA), Publishing best paper in the field of Pharmacology & Clinical Pharmacy in Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Science for the year 2013.

Prof. D. P. Sarkar, Platinum Jubilee Lecture in the Section of New Biology (including Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology and Biotechnology), Jan, 2015, 102nd Indian Science Congress held at University of Mumbai, Mumbai, Excellence in biological research

Prof. Vijay K Chaudhary, Biotech Product and Process Development and Commercialization Award 2014, 2014, Department of Biotechnology, Govt of India, conferred on 11th May 2015 by Hon’ble Minister of Science & Technology, Excellence in Biotech product & process development &commercialization

Dr. Suneel Kateriya, Max Planck India Fellowship, 2012-2016, Department of Science and Technology, India and Max Planck Group-Germany, International, For short term research based on competitive grant writing

Dr. Garima Khare, Indian Young Biotechnologist Award 2013, 2013, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, Innovative research by young scientists through competitive grant writing

Prof. Alo Nag, Appreciation Award 2012, Nov.2012, Carcinogenesis Foundation, USA, International, Organizing Carcinogenesis international conference in New Delhi, India, Nov, 2012

Doctoral / Post-Doctoral Fellows

Simran Kaur, Alo Nag and Kulbhushan Sharma, second best poster prize on “Peroxisome Proliferator Activated Receptor Gamma sensitizes non-small cell lung carcinoma to gamma irradiation” in the International Conference on Radiation Biology, October 4-6, 2018, Mangalore.

Yama Atri, 2018, Local, 1st prize in essay competition on  'Innovations for Human Health and Diseases' in the UGC-SAP Symposium on 'Strategies for insight, detection and intervention of human diseases', 7th March 2018, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi.

Deeptashree Nandi, 2018, Local, 2nd prize in essay competition on  'Innovations for Human Health and Diseases' in the UGC-SAP Symposium on 'Strategies for insight, detection and intervention of human diseases', 7th March 2018, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi.  

Hina Bharti, 2018, Local, 3rd prize in essay competition on  'Innovations for Human Health and Diseases' in the UGC-SAP Symposium on 'Strategies for insight, detection and intervention of human diseases', 7th March 2018, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi.  

Gaurav Kumar, 2018, National, IInd Best Oral Presentation (Basic Science).  Cytochrome b5 reductase3 as a non-conventional therapeutic target to counter hypertension.  Cardiovascular Research Convergence - 2018 (CRC-2018), 13th-14th October 2018, ICGEB & AIIMS, New Delhi.

Manisha Saini, 2018, National, IIIrd Best Oral Presentation (Basic Science).  Screening of antihypertensive activity of GK4 compound in SHR; an acute and chronic study.  Cardiovascular Research Convergence - 2018 (CRC-2018), 13th-14th October 2018, ICGEB & AIIMS, New Delhi.

Manisha Saini, Pankaj Prabhakar, Sanjay Kumar Dey and Suman Kundu.  (2018).  IInd Prize - Poster Presentation.  Characterization of plant extracts to unveil the bioactive molecule(s) effective against Hypertension", Symposium on strategies for insight, detection and intervention of human diseases, UGC-SAP program, March 7th, 2018.  Department of Biochemistry, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India.

Gaurav Kumar, Sanjay Kumar Dey, Suman Kundu (2018).  Best Poster Award.  Cytochrome b5 reductase 3: a potent modulator of vascular tone and its potential involvement in hypertension.  Heart Failure: An update on Advances in Research & Treatment, 16th-18th February 2018, International Society of Heart Research (ISHR-2018)- Indian Section, PGIMR, Chandigarh, India.
  
Sanjay Kumar Dey, Pankaj Prabhakar, Manisha Saini, Toyanji Joseph, BK Thelma, Subir K Maulik and Suman Kundu. (2018) Prof. Devedra K. Agrawal Young Investigator Award. “Dopamine-β-hydroxylase inhibitors obtained by structure based methods exhibited anti-hypertensive effect in L-NAME induced hypertensive rats” at the International Academy for Cardiovascular Research (Indian Section) annual meeting 2018, 8th-10th February, 2018, Madurai Kamaraja University, India.

Sanjay Kumar Dey, Pankaj Prabhakar, Manisha Saini, Toyanji Joseph, BK Thelma, Subir K Maulik and Suman Kundu. (2018) Best Poster Award. “Inhibitors of dopamine-β-hydroxylase identified by structure based methods prevented elevated systolic blood pressure in L-NAME induced hypertensive rats” at the International Society for Heart Research (Indian Section) annual meeting 2018, 16th -18th February, 2018, PGIMR Chandigarh, India.

Sanjay Kumar Dey, Pankaj Prabhakar, Manisha Saini, Toyanji Joseph, BK Thelma, Subir K Maulik and Suman Kundu. (2018) ASBMB Post-doctoral Travel Award. “Dopamine-ß-monooxygenase inhibitors obtained by structure based methods exhibited antihypertensive effect in L-NAME induced hypertensive rats” at the ‘Experimental Biology 2018’ organised by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 21st -25th April, 2018, San Diego, USA.

Sanjay Kumar Dey, Pankaj Prabhakar, Manisha Saini, Toyanji Joseph, BK Thelma, Subir K Maulik and Suman Kundu. (2018) CSIR International Travel Award. “Dopamine-ß-monooxygenase inhibitors obtained by structure based methods exhibited antihypertensive effect in L-NAME induced hypertensive rats” at the ‘Experimental Biology 2018 meeting’, 21st -25th April, 2018, San Diego, USA.

Sanjay Kumar Dey, Pankaj Prabhakar, Manisha Saini, Toyanji Joseph, BK Thelma, Subir K Maulik and Suman Kundu. (2018) Immunology Foundation Bursary Grant. “Dopamine-ß-monooxygenase inhibitors obtained by structure based methods exhibited antihypertensive effect in L-NAME induced hypertensive rats” at the ‘Experimental Biology 2018 meeting’, 21st -25th April, 2018, San Diego, USA.

Simran Kaur, Anshoo Gautam, Alo Nag and Kulbhushan Sharma, 2017, National, Best poster award (First prize) in Women Ph.D. category.The Protective Role of Immunomodulatory Cytokines Against Lethal Dose of Radiation in vitro and in vivo. 86th Annual Conference of Society of Biological Chemists (SBC-2017) on 'Emerging Discoveries in Health and Agricultural Sciences', 16th-19th November, 2017, JNU, New Delhi, India.

Gaurav Kumar, Sanjay Kumar Dey, Suman Kundu (2017).  Best Poster Award.  Targetting Cytochrome B5 Reductase3 to counter hypertension" National Conference of Protein Structure and Dynamics in Health and Agriculture.  3rd-4th November, 2017, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi.

Gaurav Kumar, Sanjay Kumar Dey, Suman Kundu (2017).  Best Poster Appreciation Award.  Cytochrome B5 Reductase 3: A novel therapeutic target to counter hypertension Cardiovascular Research Convergence 2017: "A scientific forum for exchanging research views between clinicians and basic scientists", 12th August 2017, THSTI, Faridabad.

Yama Atri, Rince John and Alo Nag, 2017, National, Third best poster presentation award in Women Ph.D. category. Role of Skp2-Cytoglobin Axis in Cell Cycle Control. 86th Annual Conference of Society of Biological Chemists (SBC-2017) on 'Emerging Discoveries in Health and Agricultural Sciences', 16th-19th November, 2017, JNU, New Delhi, India.

Pradeep Singh Cheema, 2017, Local / University, Third Best Oral Presentation Award.  Identification of novel small molecule inhibitors against FoxM1 with implications in cancer therapy.   7th National Science Day Symposium, 28th February 2017, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi.

Sanjay Kumar Dey, 2017, National, Poster Presentation Award for Sanjay Kumar Dey, in Indian Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, at IISER Mohali, March 23-25, 2017.

Sanjay Kumar Dey, 2017, National, Travel award for attending Indian Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, at IISER Mohali, March 23-25, 2017.

RichaArya, 2017, National, Travel award for attending Indian Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, at IISER Mohali, March 23-25, 2017.

Md. Asim Khan, 2017, National, Travel award for attending Indian Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, at IISER Mohali, March 23-25, 2017.

Richa Arya, 2017, International, Oral Presentation Award (2nd) in Indo-US conference on “Advances in Enzymology: Implications in Health, Disease and Therapeutics”, ACTREC, Mumbai, Jan 17-19, 2017. 

Gaurav Kumar, Sanjay Kumar Dey, Priti Shenoy, Suman Kundu (2016).  Student Travel Award.  Role of cytochrome b5 reductase 3 in modulating nitric oxide bioavailability can be tweaked to counter hypertension.  Advances in Enzymology: Implications in Health, Disease and Therapeutic : An Indo-US Conference, 15th-19th January 2017, Tata Memorial Centre, Tata Memorial Hospital, Navi Mumbai, India.

Manendra Pachauri and P.C. Ghosh, 2016, International, Prof. A. R. Rao Researcher Award for the best oral presentation at International Symposium on "Role of Herbals in Cancer Prevention and Treatment" at School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, dated 9th-10th February 2016.

Vinoth Rajendran, Mohsin Raza and P.C. Ghosh, 2016, Local / University, Second Oral Presentation Award.  Liposome mediated delivery of anti-malarial drugs for the treatment of malaria   6th National Science Day Symposium, 29th February 2016, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi.

Yama Atri, 2016, International, Best Essay Award, on 'Cancer Genomics: An Approach to Personalized Therapy' in IACR-ACOS International Conference, 8-10 April, 2016, New Delhi.

Sanjay Kumar Dey, 2015, International, BoehringerIngelheimFonds (BIF) Travel Grant Awardfor Short Term Research Work in Germany

Swati Singh, Garima Khare and Anil K. Tyagi, 2015, Local / University,Best Poster Award.  Identification of biotin biosynthesis inhibitors for inhibition of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.   5th National Science Day Symposium, 27th-28th February, 2015, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi.

Sanjay Kumar Dey, 2015, National, Travel Grant from ICMR, DST and Immunology Foundation toattend Conference on Hypertension by Council of Hypertension and American Heart Association, USA, 2015.

Sanjay Kumar Dey, 2015, International, Young Scientist Fellow, American Heart Association.

Neha Jaiswal, Pradeep Singh Cheema, Rince John, Vaibhav Chand and Alo Nag, 2015, National, Best Poster Award. Viraloncoprotein HPV16E7 perturbs SUMOylation of FoxM1 to induce oncogenesis,International Symposium on Current Advances in Radiobiology, Stem Cells and Cancer Research, 19th-21st Feb, 2015, JNU, New Delhi.

Sanjay Kumar Dey,Toyanji Joseph, Santosh Kumar, A. Kamaladevi, Nabanita Sarkar, Surajit Sarkar, K. Balamurugan, B.K. Thelma and Suman Kundu, 2015, National, Best Poster Award.Experimental validation of new inhibitors identified through rational structure based design against Dopamine-β-hydroxylase to combat cardiovascular diseases, Cardiovascular Research Convergence 2,17th January, 2015, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

Richa Arya, 2015, Local / University, Third Best Oral Presentation Award. Insight into ACP-PPTase interaction essential for Fatty acid synthesis in Leishmania major with application in drug design. 5th National Science Day Symposium, 27th-28th February, 2015, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi.

Sanjay Kumar Dey, Himanshu Meghwani, Pankaj Prabhakar, Subir Kumar Maulik and Suman Kundu, 2015, International, Selected among the best five posters and for Oral presentation.  Dopamine-β-hydroxylase inhibitor UDSC171 can prevent isoproterenol induced cardiac hypertrophy in rats. 12th Annual Conference of International Society for Heart Research (Indian Section), 14th-15th March, 2015, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India

Garima Khare, Prachi Nangpal, Anil K. Tyagi, 2014, National, Best Poster Award.  Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacterioferritins-Structural and biochemical characterization to facilitate rational drug design. Presented at National Symposium on “Innovation in TB Diagnostics, Drug Targets and Biomarkers”, held at Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, 27-29th Jan 2014.

Vinoth Rajendran, Mohsin Raza, Shilpa Rohra and Prahlad C. Ghosh, 2014, International, Best Poster Award.  Evaluation of liposomal monensin in combination with artemisinin on growth inhibition of blood stages of Plasmodium falciparum (3D7) in vitro. International conference on “Emerging trends of Nanotechnology in drug discovery”, held at University of Delhi South Campus.  26-27 May.

Vinoth Rajendran, Manendra Pachauri, Mohsin Raza, 2014, National, Travel fellowship award to the team. Selected for Biotechnology Entrepreneurship student team at “ABLE-BEST INDIA 2014”, held at Fortune Select Trinity Hotel, Bangalore. 13-17 October.

Neha Jaiswal, 2014, International, Young Scientist Travel Award by DST and ICMR, Govt. of India for 4th World Congress on Cancer Science and Therapy, Chicago, USA, 20-22 October, 2014. 

Neha Jaiswal, 2014, International, Selected for Oral Presentation in Young Scientist Forum. Modulation of FoxM1b SUMOylation by High-Risk HPV and its significance in cervical cancer. 4th World Congress on Cancer Science and Therapy, Chicago, USA, 20-22 October, 2014. 

Amit Kumar, Suneel Kateriya, Suman Kundu, 2014, International, Selected for Oral presentation. Hemoglobins from extremophilic and mesophilic algae: a comparative study, XVIII International Conference on Oxygen-binding and sensing proteins, 6th-10th July, 2014, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Akshay Rohilla, 2014, International, Best Poster Award. Disruption of mycobactin biosynthesis leads to attenuation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis for growth and virulence, International Conference on Recent advances in Structural Biology and Drug discovery, IIT Roorkee, 9th-11th October, 2014

Peeyush Ranjan, Mayanka Awasthi and Suneel Kateriya, 2013, Local / University, Third Best Poster Award Microalga:mimicking the mammalian like IFT mediated trafficking of rhodopsin, National Science Day Symposium, University of Delhi South Campus, 28th February 2013, New Delhi

Priyanka Chauhan, 2013, Local / University, Best Oral Presentation Award.  Mycobactin biosynthesis is essential for the growth and virulence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: An attractive target for therapeutic interventions. National Science Day Symposium, 28th February 2013, held at University of Delhi South Campus.

Ritika Kar, Priyanka Chauhan,  Garima Khare, Prachi Nangpal, Anil K. Tyagi, 2013, Local / University, Best Poster Award. rBCG85C – A Superior Vaccine than BCG: Modifications for Human Clinical Trials. National Science Day Symposium, 28th February 2013, held at University of Delhi South Campus.

Sanjay Kumar Dey, B.K. Thelma and Suman Kundu, 2013, National, Third Best Poster award.Dopamine-β-hydroxylase as a novel drug targetfor cardiovascular diseases: In silico identification and in vitro validation of novel inhibitors. Conference on Recent Advances in Computational Drug Design, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 16-17 September, 2013.

Peeyush Ranjan, Mayanka Awasthi, Sindhu Kandoth Veetil and Suneel Kateriya, 2013, International, Junior Scientist Award.Cellular trafficking of phototropin and novel modular rhodopsin is mediated by animal like IFT machinery in Chlamydomonasre inhardtii, 7th Annual Convention of ABAP &International Conference on Plant Biotechnology, Molecular Medicine & Human Health, New Delhi, India, October 18th-20th, 2013.

Sanjay Kumar Dey, 2013, National, RatnaPhadke Young Scientist Award (Oral).  Identification of Novel Inhibitors against Human Dopamine-β-Hydroxylase, a Drug Target for Cardiovascular Diseases. National Symposium on Frontiers of Biophysics, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics and 37th Annual Meeting of Indian Biophysical Society (IBS), University of Mumbai, Kalina Campus, Mumbai, India, 13-16 January, 2013.

Sanjay Kumar Dey, Abhishika Srivastava, Rachana Muley, B.K. Thelma and Suman Kundu, 2013, National, Best Poster Award. In silico identification and in vitro validation of novel inhibitors to combat cardiovascular diseases exploiting dopamine-β-hydroxylase as the drug target. SYSCON-2013 on Interfacing Basic and Translational Research, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, 23 August, 2013.

Manish Shandilya, Ridhima Gomkale, Suneel Kateriya and Suman Kundu, 2013, National, Selected for Oral presentation. An insight into function of novel globins: Characterization of hemoglobins and their reductase partners from Chlamydomonasre inhardti, National Conference on Recent Trends in Structural Biology, 16th-18th December 2013, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India.

Amit Kumar, 2013, National, Oral Presentation Award. Novel hemoglobins from plant and algae: Discovery to application, Biospark, School of Lifesciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, February 16th, 2013.

Amit Kumar, Manish Shandilya, Rudra Kashyap, Usha Yadav, V.A. Semionkin, M. I. Oshtrakh, Suneel Kateriya, Suman Kundu, 2013, International, Poster Travel Award. Discovery to applications: Snapshots of a globin journey. International Conference on Biomolecular Forms and Functions, A Celebration of 50 Years of the Ramachandran Map, Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore, January 8th -11th , 2013.

Garima Khare, 2012, National, Best Oral Presentation Award. Determination of the structure of Thiamin Phosphate Synthase (MtTPS) of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by homology modeling and identification of inhibitors by using virtual screening.  Young Scientist Oral presentation at Symposium on “Microbes in Health and Agriculture”, 2012, held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi.

Manendra Pachauri and Prahlad C. Ghosh, 2012, International, Award of Excellence.  Combination of Curcumin and Monensin Loaded Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) Nanoparticles for Cancer Therapy. 3rd International Conference of Carcinogenesis Foundation-Frontiers in Carcinogenesis and Preventive Oncology Molecular Mechanisms to Therapeutics, New Delhi, India, 19-21 November,2012. 

Vaibhav Chand, Rince John, Neha Jaiswal, Vandana and Alo Nag, 2012, International, Oral presentation and Excellence Award.  Downregulation of hADA3 Promotes Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition in Cervical Cancer,  3rd International Conference of Carcinogenesis Foundation- Frontiers in Carcinogenesis and Preventive Oncology Molecular Mechanisms to Therapeutics, RML Hospital, New Delhi India, 19-21 November, 2012

Neha Jaiswal, Rince John, Vaibhav Chand and Alo Nag, 2012, International, Oral presentation and Excellence Award.  FoxM1: A Key Player in HPV-Mediated Oncogenesis, 3rd International Conference of the Carcinogenesis Foundation - Frontiers in Carcinogenesis and Preventive Oncology : Molecular Mechanisms to Therapeutics, RML hospital, New-Delhi, India, 19-21 November, 2012.

Amit Kumar, 2012, International, BoehringerIngelheimFonds Travel Fellowship for visit to Ural Federal State University, Russia for 3 months (Oct-Dec) for research work.

Pooja Tiwari and P.C. Ghosh, 2012, International, Awarded International travel grant by ICMR, Government of India for poster presentation entitled “Stearylamine loaded PLGA nanoparticle for treatment of malaria” at International conference “Colloids and Nanomedicine 2012” in July 2012 at Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Post-Graduate Students

Juhi Arora, 2016, National, IISER Pune Summer Internship Program for short term research.

Gagandeep Kaur, 2015, Local / University, Poster Prize. Targeting Cytochrome b5 reductase3 to combat cardiovascular diseases, 5th National Science Day Symposium, 27th-28th February, 2015, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi

PriyankaChowdhury, 2012, National, Indian Academy of Sciences Summer Fellowship for short term research

Pragya Sidhwani, 2012, International, Khorana Summer Program for Scholars, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum for short term research in Wisconsin, USA.

 

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Distinguished Awards

 
SSB Award Prof. D.P. Sarkar 2
      Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award
           (Professor Debi P. Sarkar)




Distinguished Fellowship (as Faculty)

 

Honours, Distinctions, Special Mention