Student Accolades

  • Satyam, "Best Product Design" award at the prestigious Vishwakarma Awards 2023, organized by the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in partnership with Maker Bhavan Foundation and the WIN Foundation.", [2024]
  • Shaurya Dumka, 2nd award in "Best poster Presentation Award at the VII annual convention of  Society of Veterinary Biochemists and Biotechnologists of India (SVBBI) and International symposium on "Multiomics to one health: Challenges and way forward in Biomedical Research" held at ICAR-IVRI, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh on 14th  and 15th December, 2023.
  • Naorem Bela Devi , "BEST ORAL PRESENTATION at NOET-2023: 2nd International Conference on "Net-Zero Emission Technologies for Sustainable Development: Challenges and Opportunities," organized by IIT(ISM) Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India, held from 16th to 17th December 2023.", [2023]
  • Krishna Kant Pachauri, "Travel grant from SERB-DST under the International Travel Scheme (ITS) for presenting research paper at "15th International association for Plant Biotechnology Congress (IAPB 2023), Celebrating 50th Anniversary of the Korean Society for Plant Biotechnology, from August 6-11, 2023 held at Daejeon Convention Center (DCC), Daejeon, Korea", [2023]
  • Soumyadeep Sarkar, ""Novel Intraoperative Device Award" while leading a team from IIT Guwahati in MEDHA 2023 event held at IIT Bombay", [2023]
  • Shaurya Dumka, "Best Oral Presentation Award at Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Research(IAAVR) Conference held at Anand, Gujarat on 3rd and 4th Feb, 2023." [2023]
  • Anjali Gupta, "Best Poster Presentation" at 63rd Annual International Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India conducted by MaharshiDayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana from 2nd to 4th of February. [2023]
  • Plaboni Sen, "Asima Chatterjee Memorial Award' for the Best Researcher in "7th World Cancer Congress" held in Bangalore during 19-20 November 2022", [2022]
  • Shirish Bhagwan Kathane, Sam P Mathew, Atreeye Borthakur, Chinmaya Panda, Jyoti Prakash Ray, Kodieswaran M, Sujisha S Nambiar, Naveen Kumar, Smrity So, "Prime Minister's Research Fellowship (PMRF) in May 2022 session", [2022]
  • Kamal Shokeen, "Best Oral Presentation Award at the International Conference of the Indian Virological Society (VIROCON-2022), held in Srinagar (Nov 5-6th, 2022)", [2022]
  • Parmeshwar Gavande, "Best Oral Presentation Award at the International Conference on Biotechnology for Better Tomorrow (ICBBT-2022) conducted by Universitas Udayana, Vidya Pratishthan Baramati, India and Microbiologists Society India (MSI) at Bali, Indonesia during 29-30th October 2022", [2022]
  • Congratulations to Jaideep Singh Bhardwaj, PhD scholar under the supervision of Dr Souptick Chanda, for receiving  “Prime Minister Fellowship for Doctoral Research‘’, with industry partner Orthotech India Private Limited, 2022.
  • Congratulations to Parmeshwar Gavande, a Research Scholar from Prof Arun Goyals’s lab  for being awarded “InSc Young Researcher Award 2022" by Institute of Scholars (InSc), Bangalore.
  • Congratulations to Ms. IMNANARO, PhD scholar under the supervision of Prof. Rakhi Chaturvedi, for winning the Assam Bio-Innovation Fellowship (ABF) Award, a competitive scheme providing a financial assistance up to 5 Lakhs for a period of 12 months instituted by the Assam Biotechnology Council (ABTC) under Department of Science, Technology and Climate Change, Govt. of Assam.
  • Congratulations to our PhD students: Sandra Jose (Supervisor: Prof. Ajaikumar B Kunnumakkara), Arisha Arora (Supervisor: Prof. Siddhartha Sankar Ghosh), and Sandhya S (Supervisor: Dr Selvaraju Narayansamy and Prof. Senthilkumar S) for receiving the Prime Minister's Research Fellowship (PMRF) for the year 2022
  • H Krishna Kumar, "Augmenting Writing Skills for Articulating Research (AWSAR) Award 2021" [2022]
  • Mr. CHANDI PATRA has been awarded the BEST RAPID PRESENTATION & POSTER AWARD at the International Conference on Biotechnology for Resource Efficiency, Energy, Environment, Chemicals and Health (BRE3CH-2021)
  • Congratulations to our PhD students: Shreya Bhattacharya, Amay Sanjay Redkar, Prabir Kumar Das, Priyanka Yadav, Harish Kumar R, C Ragavan, Neha Mariam Unnoony, Uzini Devi Daimary, Thirukumaran K, Kalyan Ghosh, and Ansuman Sahoo for receiving the Prime Minister's Research Fellowship (PMRF) for the year 2021.

  • Congratulations to our PhD students: Aviral Kumar, Kalpana Kumari and Pradeep Kumar Sundaravadivelu for receiving the Prime Minister's Research Fellowship (PMRF) for the year 2020
  • Congratulations to Amit Bhandari, Arvind R, Das Bedadeep and Tania Sarkar, M.Tech Final Year students, for winning the  Samsung Fellowship Award for the year 2021-2022.
  • Vartika Srivastava, a Research Scholar under Prof. Rakhi Chaturvedi has been  awarded “Hope E. Hopps Award 2021 at the In vitro Biology Annual Meeting (June 5-9, 2021) organized by the Society for In Vitro Biology (SIVB), USA

  • Parama Dey, a Research Scholar under Prof. A B Kunnumakkara has been  awarded “ICGP Award (International Cooperative Graduate Program)” by National Institute of Material Science, Japan.
  • Kamal Shokeen, a Research Scholar from Viral Immunology Laboratory  has been  awarded “Deepika Phukan Oncology Research Grant” Award of BBCI for project entitled "Recombinant Newcastle Disease Virus based Breast Cancer Therapy: A Novel Oncolytic Viral Approach

  • Debika Dutta, "Travel grant by American peptide society to attend the American peptide symposium 2019 at Monterey, California. ", [2019]
  • Phurpa Dema Thungon, "Overseas Visiting Doctoral Fellowship (OVDF) from SERB (DST)-UAlberta Partnership scheme to carry out her thesis work at University of Alberta, Canada for a period of one year (May 2019-April 2020)", [2019]
  • Ishani Chakrabartty: AWSAR Award by DST, Govt. of INDIA, for the Best Science Story in the PhD category.[2019]

  • Sanjay M, "1st position and received a cash prize of Rs 25000 for his model “Optisense- a smartphone based malaria detection platform” in the Redstart-All India Startup Challenge, Research Conclave 2019, organized by IIT Guwahati", [2019]
  • Ishani Chakrabartty, "1st prize in Oral presentation during Indo-Japan Bilateral Symposium for Future Perspectives of Bioresource Utilization in North East India (IJBS’17)held at IIT Guwahati from 1st-4thFebruary 2018 for her paper titled “Alpinia nigra: The unexplored ore of Zingiberaceae for future therapeutics”. (Springer award included 200 Euros)", [2018]
  • Mr. Angshu Dutta (Roll No.: 166106020), PhD Student, "BEST POSTER AWARD at Research Conclave –2018, IIT Guwahati.", [2018]
  • Yoganand. K.N.R, PhD Student, "AWSAR (Augmenting Writing Skills for Articulating Research) awards – 2018 by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India for his research story entitled “Unravelling the mysteries of CRISPR memory generation”", [2018]
  • Pratik Nag, "Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF)", [2018]
  • Ishani Chakrabartty received 1st Prize in Best Poster Category in Translational Research on Natural Products for Therapeutic Uses (TRNPTU), held at IASST Guwahation 21stNovember 2017 for her poster titled“Viability assessment of bacteria under the treatment of (E)-labda-8(17), 12-diene-15, 16-dial, a bioactive compound from the seeds of Alpinia nigra”.
  • Mr. Angshu Dutta (Roll No.: 166106020), a PhD student at the Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, IIT Guwahati received BEST POSTER AWARD at Research Conclave –2018, IIT Guwahati.
  • Ms. Prerana Gogoi (Roll No.: 126106035) a PhD student at the Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, IIT Guwahati received BEST POSTER AWARD at National Seminar on Crystallography (NSC-45), IIT (BHU) Varanasi, India.
  • Hasnahana Chetia and Debajyoti Kabiraj won partial scholarship to attend Nextgen Genomics, Biology, Bioinformatics & Technology Conference at Bhubaneswar, Odisha (NGBT, October 2-4, 2018).
  • Best Oral Presentation Award received by Devivasha Bordoloi at the International Conference on Trends in Biochemical and Biomedical Research, Varanasi, India, February 13-15, 2018
  • Best Poster Presentation Award received by Ganesan Padmavathi at the 7th InternationalConference on Translational Cancer Research, Chennai, India, February 8-11, 2018.
  • Best Oral Presentation Award received by Devivasha Bordoloi at the 5th AISTInternational Imaging Workshop held at Biomedical Research Institute, Tsukuba Science city, Japan, January 21-30, 2018.
  • Sajitha secures third position in oral presentation entitled "Hybrid Magnetic Organic –Inorganic Nanoadsorbents for Sequestration of Chromium" under the theme "Diverse applications", held at IIT Roorkee during 06-08 December 2017.
  • Best department poster in IIT Guwahati research conclave 2017: Ritesh Kumar (PhD), Gundappa Saha(PhD), Prachi Bhalla (M.Tech)
  • Deepanjalee Dutta, Sunil Kumar Sailapu, Shortlisted within top 15 proposals, Assam Biotech conclave, Guwahati Biotech Park, January 5-6, 2017, (A bench top device and integrated methods for gene and protein analysis)
  • Best Oral Presentation Award received by Javadi Monisha at the International Conference on Nutraceuticals and Chronic diseases 2016(INCD-2016), Goa, India, September 1-3, 2017.
  • Best Poster Presentation Award received by Nand Kishor Roy at the International Conference on Nutraceuticals and Chronic diseases 2016 (INCD-2016), Goa, India, September 1-3, 2017.
  • Best Oral Presentation Awardreceived by Ganesan Padmavathi at the International Conference on Nutraceuticals and Chronic diseases 2016 (INCD-2016), Goa, India, September 1-3, 2017.
  • Best Oral Presentation Award received by Devivasha Bordoloi at the International Conference on Nutraceuticals and Chronic diseases 2016 (INCD-2016), Goa, India, September 1-3, 2017.
  • Best Poster Presentation Award received by Anuj Kumar Singh at the International Conference on Nutraceuticals and Chronic diseases 2016 (INCD-2016), Goa, India, September 1-3, 2017
  • Best Poster Presentation Award received by Bethsebie Lalduhsaki Sailo at the International Conference on Nutraceuticals and Chronic diseases 2016 (INCD-2016), Goa, India, September 1-3, 2017
  • Venkateswara Rao Naira, a Ph.D student received an award entitled “T.V. DESIKACHARY MEMORIAL AWARD” for best poster presentation in National Conference on Biodiversity, Biology and Biotechnology of Algae (NCBBBA-2017) organized by Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, University of Madras, Chennai (9-10 January 2017). Title of the poster:“Understanding the effects of inoculum size, CO2 and light intensity on growth of an indigenous microalgae, Chlorella sp. FC2 IITG in perspective to outdoor mass culturing for biodiesel production”
  • Best Poster Presentation Award received by Amrita Khwairakpam Devi at the International Conference on Nutraceuticals and Chronic diseases 2016 (INCD-2016), Goa, India, September 1-3, 2017
  • Best Poster Presentation Award received by Kishore Banik at the International Conference on Nutraceuticals and Chronicdiseases 2016 (INCD-2016), Goa, India, September 1-3, 2017
  • Rohit P. James, an M Tech project (MTP) student working under Prof. Kannan Pakshirajan, was awarded with the Best Poster for his MTP work „Screening of fungal strains for chitosan production using paper and pulp mill wastewater as feedstock? in the 4thAnnual Chemical Engineering Symposium REFLUX2016, held at IIT Guwahati during March 25-27, 2016
  • Atul Kumar, Ph D student under Dr. Bithiah Grace Jaganathan was selected for EMBO travel award to attend the EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Tumour Microenvironment and Signalling at Heidelberg, Germany to be held 3-6 April 2016
  • Bhuvan Dixit, a PhD student under supervision of Dr. Manish Kumar won “Best Poster Award” entitled “Characterization ofone of core Cas protein of CRISPR Cas subtype I-B in Leptospirainterrogans Copenhageni strain Fiocruz L1-130” in the International conference on “InnovativeResearch in Biotechnology, Biomedical Sciences, Bioinformatics and Stem Cell application” organized at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi in January, 2016
  • 2nd Best Paper Award to Vartika Srivastava for „Establishment of in vitrocallus cultures for the analysis of essential phytochemical constituents from Tinospora cordifolia(Willd.) Miers ex Hook. F. Thoms against challenging diseases? at International Seminar on Prevention, Promotion and Pacification of Ayurvedic Landscape, Feb 9-11, 2016, Science City Auditorium, Kolkata.
  • Ganesan Padmavathi, a PhD student under supervision of Dr. Ajaikumar B. Kunnumakkara won„Best Poster Award for “Prevention of Azoxymethane induced colon carcinogenesis by the spice Carum copticum(Ajwain) at 6th Internatiomal Translational Cancer Research Conference “Prevention and Treatment of Cancer: Hypes and Hopes”, Feb 4-7, 2016, Hyatt Residency, Ahmedabad.
  • Ms. Harsha Choudhary received 'Best Poster Presentation Award' for the paper entitled "Gold nanoparticles (GNPs) synthesized from Elephant apple preferentially kills cancer cells" International conference on Nutraceuticals and chronic diseases 2016 (INCD-2016), Kerala, India, 2016.
  • Kedar Sharma, Travel Grant, AsCA, Early Career Research Travel Award by International Union for Crystallography and Asian Crystallography Association for attending 14thAsian Crystallography Association Conference (AsCA-2016), Dec 4-7 2016, Hanoi, Vietnam, Dec 2016
  • Kedar Sharma, Travel Grant, DST, Worked as exchange student at Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (FMV), University of Lisbon under Indo-Portugal Joint Project, May-July, 2016
  • Ms. Javadi Monisha received 'Institute Best Poster Presentation Award' for the paper entitled "Downregulation of NGAL and Its Role in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma" at Research Conclave 2017, IITG, Guwahati, India 2017.
  • Ms. Javadi Monisha received 'Departmental Best Poster Presentation Award' for the paper entitled "Downregulation of NGAL and Its Role in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma" at Research Conclave 2017, IITG, Guwahati, India 2017.
  • Ms. Ganesan Padmavathi received 'Departmental Best Poster Presentation Award' for the paper entitled "Differential expression of TNFAIP-8 family of protiens in oral cancer tissues" at Research Conclave 2017, IITG, Guwahati, India 2017.
  • Ms. Devivasha Bordoloi received 'Young Scientist Award' for the paper entitled "An investigation on the anti-cancer mechanism of a chalconoid isolated from Toxicodendron vernicifluum against human oral squamous cell carcinoma" at the International conference on Nutraceuticals and chronic diseases 2016 (INCD-2016), Kerala, India, 2016.
  • Ms. Javadi Monisha received 'Best Oral Presentation Award' for the paper entitled "Insights to anticancer activity and mechanism of action of azadiradione against triple negative breast cancer" at the International conference on Nutraceuticals and chronic diseases 2016 (INCD-2016), Kerala, India, 2016.
  • Ashutosh Gupta, PhD student under Prof. Arun Goyal and Dr. D. Das received 2nd best poster award for his work on “Improved bioethanol production from mixed pretreated leafy biomass of bamboo (Bambusadendrocalamus) involving saccharification by recombinant enzymes from Clostridium thermocellum at Frontier Energy Research with Industry Academia Partnership (FERIAP, 2015), a workshop organized during March 20-21, 2015 at Center for Energy, IIT Guwahati, Assam, India.
  • RwivooBaruah, a PhD student under Prof. Arun Goyal successfully completed joint international collaborative research project with University of Helsinki, Finland under Center for International Mobility (CIMO) fellowship fordoctoral programme during Sept. 28, 2014 to March 28, 2015
  • Ms Anuma Singh, doctoral student under supervision of Dr L Rangan received Best Poster Award in the Session “Validation of Traditional Knowledge on Herbal Medicines” for her poster titled “Characterization of bioactive karanjin from seeds of Karanj” during International Conference on "Medicinal Plants and Herbal Drugs for Human” Chennai, from Jan 29-31, 2015
  • Mr.Satish Cingadi, M.Tech student of our department who had pursued his M.Tech project thesis at our lab was awarded 'Best Poster Presentation' in 'International Conference on Emerging Trends in Biotechnology (ICETB-2014)' organized by The Biotech Research Society India at School of Environmental Sciences, JNU, New Delhi on Nov 6-9, 2014. Mr.Satish secured this award for his thesis work entitled "Statistical optimization of cassava fibrous wastehydrolysis by response surface methodology and use of hydrolysate based media for the production of optically pure D-lactic acid
  • Mr. Bedabrata Saha was awarded first prize in poster presentation on the title "Constitutive overexpression of Arabidopsis LEA protein, AtLEA4-1 confers drought tolerance in transgenic mustard" in Vth workshop under the DBT-AAU Center "Biotechnology Research in Northeast India: Present & Future held at Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat during 18-21 September 2014
  • Best Poster award to Ananya Barman for the poster titled “Reactive oxygen species and cell signaling in Neurospora crassa”, presented at the International Conference on Disease Biology and Therapeutics (ICDBT?2014), Institute of Advanced study in Science and Technology, Guwahati, India, 3-5 December 2014.
  • Mr. Manishekhar Kumar (PhD student, 2012 batch) selected forprestigious Fulbright Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowship 2014. Manishekhar will be visiting USA for 09 months (starting July 2015) to pursue research work at Biomedical Engineering Department, Tufts University to work with Prof. David L. Kaplan on “Bioartificial Pancreas”.
  • Best Poster Award to Mr. Jadi Praveen Kumar and Mr. Manishehar Kumar in Advances in Polymer Science & Technology (APST-2015) National conference, IASST, Guwahati, India, March 13, 2015.
  • Best Poster Award to Mr. Manishehar Kumar in Advances in Polymer Science & Technology (APST-2015) National conference, IASST, Guwahati, India, March 13, 2015.
  • Mr. Aadi Moolam Ramesh, doctoral student under supervision of Dr. Latha Rangan received Young Scientist Award for the best paper titled "Characterization of a stearoyl-acyl carrier protein desaturase gene from potential biofuel plant, P. pinnata" in area of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology during National conference on Science Of OMICS For Agricultural Productivity: Future Perspectives held at G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar from March 4-6, 2014.
  • Mr. Supriyo Basak, doctoral student under supervision of Dr. Latha Rangan received Poster Award in the Session Molecular Biology and Genomics for the paper titled "Genetic diversity and nuclear DNA content in Turmeric of Northeast India" during National conference on Perspectives Trends in Plant Sciences and Biotechnology (PTPB-2014); Punjab University, Chandigarh & Society for Plant Research, from Feb 21-23, 2014.
  • In a nation-wide 'Young Researchers' Conference (YRC) - 2013 organized by Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai on 12th-13th January 2013, Mr. Sourav Prasad, M.Tech. student under the supervision of Dr. Senthil kumar secured first prize for Best Oral Presentation.
  • MTP thesis of Mr. Sourav Prasad (M.Tech. student under the supervision of Dr. Senthil Kumar) entitled 'Batch Cultivation of Lactobacillus Sp. for D-Lactic Acid Production Using Synthetic Whey Permeate as Production Medium' was also awarded first prize for 'Best Research Project' in YRC 2013 meet.
  • Mr. Mitun Chakraborty, PhD student of the department has received best poster presentation award for the following paper: Mitun Chakraborty, Manish Goel, Siddhartha Sankar Ghosh*, Pranab Goswami* Molecular Characterization and Structure Function Relationship Studies of a Novel Alcohol Oxidase from Aspergillus terreus MTCC 6324. "WORLD CONGRESS ON BIOTECHNOLOGY" held at Hyderabad, India; 4th-6th May, 2012, Book of Proceedings, Abstract no: P-88, Pg No: 76.
  • Mr. Anil Chandra, M.Tech Student under Dr. R. Swaminathan has been awarded the First Prize in poster presentation for presenting the work entitled ("Perturbation in the Activity of hydrolytic Enzymes post Biotinylation and post Quantum dot conjugation and their stability" by Aditya Iyer, Anil Chandra and R. Swaminathan) in the International Conference on Microbial, Plant and Animal Research 2012 (March 29-31) held at MITS, Laxmangarh Rajasthan.
  • Mr. Sudipta Ghosh, doctoral student under joint supervision of Dr.Latha Rangan and Dr. Utpal Bora, participated in the Training Course on "Extraction and modification of bioactive components and specialty chemicals from plants"  held from 23 to 27 April 2012, at Anadolu University,in Eskisehir-Turkey, Organized by ICS-UNIDO. He received full travel support and assistance from ICS-UNIDO to participate in this training program.
  • Mr. Pojul Loying, Ph.D. Student under supervision of Dr. Biplab Bose, participated in the European Molecular Biology Organization Practical Course on "Single Cell Gene Expression Analysis" at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany from 19th to 23rd March 2012 among 16 other international participants. He received the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds travel grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds, Foundation for Basic Research in Medicine, Germany for participating in the course.
  • Mr. Prakash Saudagar, Ph.D. Student under supervision of Dr. Vikash Kumar Dubey has been awarded the best poster prize for his work on "Trypanothione synthetase from Leishmania donovani: Cloning, expression, characterization and inhibition studies" during 80th Annual Meeting of Society of Biological Chemist (India) held at Lucknow during November 12-15, 2011.
  • Nandini Sarkar, Manjeet Kumar and Vikash Kumar Dubey*. Effect of sodium tetrathionate on amyloid fibril: Insight in to the role of disulfide bond in amyloid progression. Biochimie, 2011, 93, 962-968. The article is featured as a key scientific article on the Global Medical Discovery website.
  • Mr. Anil Kumar Shukla, Ph.D student under Dr. V.K. Dubey has been awarded travel award by Department of Science and Technology for attending European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) meeting 2011 held at Vienna.
  • Dr. Vigya Kesari, a former Ph.D. student at the Department of Biotechnology, IIT Guwahati who carried out her Ph.D. research under the supervision of Dr. Latha Rangan during 2006-2010 and presently a Post Doctoral Fellow in Department of Biology, University of Western Ontario, Canada has been selected for Young Scientist Award instituted by Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) for the year 2011-2012 in the area of Agriculture and Forest Science; for her doctoral work on Pongamia. The award will be conferred to Dr. Kesari during 99th Indian Science Congress to be held at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, from January 3 & 7, 2012.
  • Mr. Arghya Sett, Ph.D. Student under Dr. U. Bora has been awarded the First Prize in poster presentation for presenting the work entitled ("Role of PCL in nanoparticle based drug delivery" by Ratul K.Das, Arghya Sett, Naresh Kasoju, Sumithra B.,Utpal Bora) in the National Conference on Tissue Engineering held at NIT, Rourkela.
  • Mr. Tushar, doctoral student working under the supervision of Dr. Latha Rangan has been selected for the prestigious Fulbright Nehru Doctoral and Professional Research (FN-DPR) Fellowship by United Sates - Indian Educational Foundation (USIEF) as Fulbright Scholar for the year 2011-2012.
  • Plaboni Sen, "Asima Chatterjee Memorial Award' for the Best Researcher in "7th World Cancer Congress" held in Bangalore during 19-20 November 2022", [2022]

 

 

 



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