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  • 26th February 2020
    Rachit receives prestigious Har Gobind Khorana-Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award 2019 from Union minister of Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan! See picture here.
  • 31st December 2019
    PhD. Scholar Rajesh joins the lab. He is co-advised by Dr. Shashank Tripathi (Microbiology and Cell Biology). Welcome!
  • 23rd December 2019
    Smriti joins the lab as lab as project assistant. Welcome!
  • 2nd December 2019
    Shalini joins the lab as lab as project assistant. Welcome!
  • 26th November 2019
    Ameya presents a poster at BioTerm conference at IIT Kanpur.
  • 15th November 2019
    Rachit has been awarded Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA) 2019. Congratulations!
  • 17th October 2019
    Rachit has been selected for Lakshmi Narayanan Young Investigator Award. Congratulations!
  • 11th September 2019
    Latha joins the lab as secretarial assistant. Welcome!
  • 10th September 2019
    Soumyadeep joins the lab as masters project intern. Welcome!
  • 21st August 2019
    PhD. Scholar Kaamini passes her comprehensive exam. Congratulations!
  • 16th June 2019
    Pallavi has been recognized in Himachal's local newspaper for her achievements! Read more here.
  • 1st June 2019
    Rachit has been awarded 18 months funding through "Sentinels Initiative in India" under BIRAC for developing biomaterial-based tuberculosis vaccines.
  • 23rd May 2019
    Edna joins the lab as research associate. Welcome!
  • 22nd April 2019
    Yeswanth joins the lab as project assistant. Welcome!
  • 1st April 2019
    Rachit has been awarded three year funding through Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for phage therapy project.
  • 29th March 2019
    PhD. Scholar Pallavi passes her comprehensive exam. Congratulations!
  • 25th March 2019
    PhD. Scholar Ameya passes his comprehensive exam. Congratulations!
  • 1st January 2019
    PhD. Scholar Vishal joins the lab. Welcome!
  • 15th December 2018
    Priyanka has been selected as Global Scientific Advisor with Novo Nordisk Service Centre (India) Private Ltd. Congratulations!
  • 2nd August 2018
    Iti joins the lab as lab's first project assistant. Welcome!
  • 17th July 2018
    Rachit's post-doc paper on Biomaterial-based delivery of bacteriophages to treat lung infections has been accepted in Nature BME! Also check out the Behind the paper story here.
  • 29th May 2018
    Rachit's post-doc collaboration paper on Lysostaphin delivery through hydrogels to treat orthopeadic infections has been accepted in PNAS!
  • 9th May 2018
    Rachit has been awarded the SERB Early Career Research Award to develop inflammation resolving carriers for treatment of Osteoarthritis!
  • 3rd May 2018
    Abhirami joins the lab as summer intern. Welcome!
  • 2nd May 2018
    Priyanka joins the lab as Research Associate. Welcome!
  • 1st January 2018
    PhD. Scholar Kaamini joins the lab. Welcome!
  • 12th October 2017
    Ameya's interview on how to prepare for GATE is published in Indian Express!
  • 1st October 2017
    Rachit has been awarded the prestigious Ramanujan Fellowship!
  • 1st August 2017
    Ph.D. Scholars Pallavi and Ameya join the lab as its first two PhD. students. Welcome!
  • 5th June 2017
    Rachit joins the Centre for BioSystems Science and Engineering at IISc Bangalore as an Assistant Professor!