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INSA Young Scientist Medal 2019 to Dr. Siddhesh Kamat  Jul 27, 2019

Dr. Siddhesh Kamat, Assistant Professor in Biology at IISER Pune, has been awarded the ‘Young Scientist Medal’ of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA), New Delhi for 2019.

INSA is a body of Indian scientists founded in 1935 for promotion of scientific knowledge in the country. One of their activities is to encourage and motivate young talent in Indian science. Towards this, INSA awards the Young Scientist Medal each year. It is a prestigious and competitive award given to Indian scientists below the age of 35 years in recognition of promise, creativity and excellence in science and mathematics.

Dr. Kamat has been awarded the Medal for 2019. His lab studies biological processes involved in lipid signaling and metabolism. His Medal citation reads: "Dr. Kamat has uncovered lipid changes in PHARC human disease where he showed important changes in lipase function. Currently he is mapping lipid epoxide changes during cellular oxidative stress. His collaborative help is significantly contributing in other areas of work involving lipid vesicle recycling and proteome charges"
You can learn more about Dr. Siddhesh Kamat’s research here.
   

Our congratulations and best wishes to Dr. Siddhesh Kamat!

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