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    DBT-Wellcome Senior Fellowship to Dr. Richa Rikhy

    Posted on Jul 08, 2022
    Dr. Richa Rikhy, Associate Professor in Biology at IISER Pune, has been selected for the Senior Fellowship awarded by the DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance. Dr. Rikhy is one of the four awardees of IA's Senior Fellowship for 2022 in the category of Basic Biomedical Research.    Funded ...
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    COVID-19: Genome sequencing efforts at IISER Pune

    Posted on Feb 20, 2022
    Variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus pose a major challenge as some of these may have altered virulence, transmissibility, the potential to cause re-infections, and even breakthrough infections in the fully vaccinated. It is essential in this scenario to identify virus variants rapidly, at scale, along ...
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    SERB-STAR Award to Prof. Sutirth Dey and Prof. R. Boomi Shankar

    Posted on Dec 17, 2021
    Prof.  Sutirth Dey and Prof. R. Boomi Shankar are among those selected to receive the SERB-STAR award for 2021. A total of 19 researchers from research institutions across India have been selected for this Award for the year 2021.  The Science and Technology Award for Research (STAR) ...
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    e-Life's Ben Barres Spotlight Award to Dr. Nishad Matange

    Posted on Nov 19, 2021
    Dr. Nishad Matange, Assistant Professor in Biology and DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance Intermediate Fellow, is among those selected for the 2021 eLife Ben Barres Spotlight Award.    Dr. Matange is one of the ten winners selected this year. The award will support the research and career...
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    SwarnaJayanti Fellowships to two IISER Pune faculty members

    Posted on Nov 06, 2021
    Two faculty members at IISER Pune, Dr. Mousomi Bhakta (Associate Professor, Mathematics Department) and Dr. Siddhesh Kamat (Associate Professor, Biology Department), are among those selected for the Department of Science and Technology (DST)’s SwarnaJayanti Fellowships for 2020-21.  ...
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    Wellcome-DBT Senior Fellowship to Raghav Rajan

    Posted on Jun 14, 2021
    Dr. Raghav Rajan, Assistant Professor in Biology at IISER Pune, has been selected for the Senior Fellowship awarded by the DBT-Wellcome Trust India Alliance for the year 2020-2021. The Alliance, funded by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) of Government of India and Wellcome Trust of UK, support...
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    Sagar Pandit Elected Fellow of Royal Entomological Society

    Posted on Jun 07, 2021
    Dr. Sagar Pandit (Assistant Professor, Biology) has been elected as a Life Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society, UK. Founded in 1833, the Royal Entomological Society works towards development and promotion of entomology. It facilitates international collaboration, research and publications rel...
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    A time and pace for cytokinesis

    Posted on May 05, 2021
    There is a time and pace for everything, cytokinesis is no different! In a paper in e-Life, integrated PhD student Swati Sharma and faculty member Dr. Richa Rikhy study the process of cell division and describe how a protein named GRAF regulates the time and pace of actin ring constriction, a pheno...
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    A rose is a rose is a rose; not so for calcium!

    Posted on Mar 17, 2021
    Most things are what they are, no matter what their genesis. For calcium though, provenance matters. This is the take-home from a recently published study from Dr. Suhita Nadkarni’s group at IISER Pune in which the team has investigated if and how calcium ions from different sources impact memory ...
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    COVID-19 Testing Centre at IISER Pune: Updates

    Posted on Jun 16, 2020
    While it is well-recognised that expanding testing capacity is a critical element in the management of the COVID-19 pandemic, testing is a logistically and technically formidable task for a large population such as ours. Research institutions have the infrastructure and technical know-how required f...
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    Merck Young Scientist Award to Siddhesh Kamat

    Posted on Jan 02, 2020
    Dr. Siddhesh Kamat (Assistant Professor in Biology at IISER Pune) has received this year’s Merck Young Scientist Award. This award recognises excellence in research among scientists with less than 10 years of post-PhD experience and considers applications from all research/academic institutions acr...