Honours / Awards
NIPER-Ahmedabad team being awarded "Gandhian Young Technology Innovation (GYTI) Award 2016
It is immense pleasure to announce that NIPER-Ahmeadbad team has been awarded prestigious "Gandhian Young Technology Innovation (GYTI) Award 2016" in Biomedical Engineering category and the award ceremony held on 13th March, 2016 in Rashtrapati Bhawan. All
premier institutions of India like IITs, NITs, Central Universities and NIPERs etc. across INDIA has been participated for the award.
All premier institutions of India like IITs, NITs, Central Universities and NIPERs etc. across INDIA has been participated for the award.
Gandhian Young Technology Innovation (GYTI) Award2016'
GYTI 2016 was a PAN INDIA competition with over 2363 innovation entries in 50 technology domains from 276 Universities/Institutes belonging to 26 states & 2 Union territories.
Four rounds of critical scrutiny with 125 members of high level evaluation team, 43 teams have been selected for innovation awards including all categories.
Details of the Award Winners:
Title: "Multimechanistic Polymer Based Novel Drug Eluting Stent Coating"
Team: Ms. Shivakalyani Adepu (2013-2015 from Department of Medical Devices) under the guidance of Dr. Kiran Kalia and Dr. Govinda Kapusetti
Department of Natural Products NIPER-Ahmedabad
NIPER-Ahmedabad participated at 15th International CRS-IC Symposium 2016
Students of Department of Pharmaceutics of NIPER-Ahmedabad participated at 15th International CRS-IC Symposium 2016: "Advances in Technology and Business Potential of New Drug Delivery Systems” which was held at Institute of Chemical
Technology Mumbai during 19–20 February 2016.
Master students presented poster of their research work during scientific session of the conference.
• Ms. Nidhi Raval student of Department of Pharmaceutics presented poster entitled, "Comparative evaluation of chitosan vs bovine lipid based penetration enhancer for targeting drug to eye: in-vitro, ex-vivo study”She is conducting her dissertation under
the supervision of Dr. Manju Misra faculty of Department of Pharmaceutics of NIPER-Ahmedabad.
• Ms. Akta Khambhla student of Department of Pharmaceutics presented poster entitled, "Design and characterization of polymeric microneedle arrays for transdermal drug delivery of α-choriogonadotropin”.She is conducting her dissertation under the supervision
of Dr. Viral Shah faculty of Department of Pharmaceutics of NIPER-Ahmedabad
• Ms. Baishali Nath student of Department of Pharmaceutics presented poster entitled, "Development and characterization of silica stabilized lipid based vesicular system for oral delivery of α-choriogonadotropin” She is conducting her dissertation under
the supervision of Dr. Viral Shah faculty of Department of Pharmaceutics of NIPER-Ahmedabad.
• Mr. Dignesh Khunt Junior research fellow from Department of Pharmaceutics of NIPER-Ahmedabad presented poster entitled, "Formulation and evaluation of risperidone microemulsion based formulation for nasal to brain delivery: role of novel penetration enhancer”
He is conducting this project under the supervision of Dr. Manju Misra faculty of Department of Pharmaceutics of NIPER-Ahmedabad.
• Ms. Amruta Jethwa student of Department of Pharmaceutics of NIPER-Ahmedabad presented poster entitled "Transcutaneous drug delivery of photoprotective agent”.
• Ms. Soni Ranjana from department of Natural Products from NIPER-Ahmedabad participated at 3rd International Congress of the society for Ethanopharmacology, India was held at Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur India between 19-21st February 2016. The
conference was entitled, "Ethnopharmacology & Evaluation of Medicinal Plants- Global Perspective”.
• Ms.Soni Ranjana gave oral presentation during one of the scientific session of this conference entitled, "Screening of Therapeutic Potential of Sargassum tenerrimum-A marine algae” She is conducting her dissertation under the supervision of Dr. Shankar
Katekhaye faculty of Department of Natural Products from NIPER-Ahmedabad.
• Dilawar Upadhyay research scholar from Department of Natural Products NIPER-Ahmedabad presented poster entitled, "Effect of thin film hydration and reverse phase evaporation method on physicochemical properties and storage stability of berberine liposomes”
during 15th International CRS-IC Symposium 2016: "Advances in Technology and Business Potential of New Drug Delivery Systems” which was held at Institute of Chemical Technology Mumbai during 19–20 February 2016.
NIPER Ahmedabad faculty Dr. Amit Sharad received CDRI incentive award 2016
NIPER Ahmedabad faculty Dr. Amit Sharad received CDRI incentive award 2016 for publishing an article in Angewandte Chemie- International Edition 54(3), 828-832
NIPER-A Students and Faculty participation
at National and International conferences.
6th International Translational Cancer Research Conference – Prevention and Treatment of Cancer: Hypes and Hopes” held during February 04-07, 2016 at Hyatt Regency, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, INDIA.
All the MS students, research scholars and faculty from Department of Biotechnology of NIPER-A participated and presented their research work during the conference.
Prof. Kiran Kalia Director NIPER-A was invited to deliver talk during conference about "Oral cancer: The blazing dilemma for the tobacco-addicted Indian Inhabitants”.
Dr. Neelam Chuhan faculty of Department of Biotechnology gave talk during the conference on the topic entitled, "Differentiation of cancer stem cells in conjugation with conventional therapy: A combinatorial approach for preventing cancer relapse’.
Mr. Mansuri Akil M. MS student from Department of Biotechnology from NIPER-A presented poster entitled, "Prevention of cancer relapse: Conversion of cancer stem cells into terminally differentiated cells”.
This poster presented by Mr.Mansuri Akil M and team during the conference won the award for outstanding poster during the conference.
Mr. Maitray B. Raval. MS student from Department of Biotechnology from NIPER-A presented poster entitled, "Elimination of cancer stem cells through differentiation with simple therapy”.
Dr. Anita Mahapatra faculty from Department of Natural Products delivered talk during the conference entitled, ”Natural Scaffold Analogues as anticancer agents”
NIPER-A participation at National Conference and Technology Exhibition on 'Indian Medical Devices
& Plastics Disposables/Implants Industry 2016'
Department of Medical Device of NIPER-A has participated at National Conference and Technology Exhibition on 'Indian Medical Devices & Plastics Disposables/Implants Industry 2016' held at AMA on 12-13thFebruary, 2016, in Ahmadabad.
Prof. Dr. Kiran Kalia Director NIPER-A delivered talk on "Changing Medical Device Industry Scenario in Gujarat” during the scientific sessions of this conference.
NIPER-A STUDENT’S/FACULTY ACHIEVEMENT
The Medical Device students have received 2nd Prize for Poster Presentation. The posters were presented by Ms. Jaicy Jacob, Mr. Rashtrapal and group. Following posters were presented entitled,
"Simvastatine Loaded Hydroxyapatite/Keratose Composite For Bone Regeneration" by Rashtrapal Zine et al.,
"Osteoconductive PCL-Bioglass Composite Scaffold for Bone Tissue Engineering" by Jaicy Jacob et al.
Dr. Amit Shard from Department of Medicinal Chemistry of NIPER-A has been selected for award of Young Achiever by SBS Old Student Association, SBSPGI Dehradun
Rashmi Jain, VivekMakwana, Amita Joshi and Manish Nivsarkar receiving the award
Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award : Rashmi Jain, Vivek Makwana, Manish Nivsarkar, Amita Joshi. Targeting Lymphatics To Treat HIV Using Lipid Based Formulations. Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award,
Dilawar Uphadhayay with the Gufic Award
Gufic prize : Dilawar Uphadhayay, Sheetal Anandjiwala, Harish Padh, Manish Nivsarkar. In-vivo pharmacokinetic and metabolism of Picroside I and II from Kutkin in rat plasma. Indian pharmacological society conference
Bhavik Kansara receiving the award
Best Poster Award : Bhavik Kansara, Anita Mahapatra, Y. Venkat Raju, Lakshmi S. Glucose uptake activation in muscle cell line (C2C12) by Cassia auriculata. National conference on Herbal drugs: opportunities and challenges
Second Prize and Silver Medal in Essay Competition : Upendra Vurugonda. Second Prize in B. V. Patel Essay competition, 15th September 2013 and was awarded Silver medal at IPC, New Delhi, 20thDecember,2013.
Mr. Harsh Shah receiving award from Dr. V. M. Katoch (Director General, ICMR)
First Prize and Gold Medal in Essay Competition : Harsh Shah. First Prize in B. V. Patel Essay competition, 15th September 2013 and was awarded Gold medal at IPC, New Delhi, 20thDecember,2013.
Rakhi Khabiya receiving the award
First Runner-Up for Innovative Thesis : Rakhi Khabiya, Sheetal Anandjiwala, Anshu Srivastava. Identification of some Phyllanthus species of Gujarat State using integrative Taxonomy. Rajnibhai V. Patel’ Award for Innovative
Thesis, Year 2012 - 13, Instituted by Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, March2013.
Rapid Grant for Young Investigator (RGYI) : Manju Misra. Design of Oral delivery system for macromolecules using gastrointestinal patch system: Role of fatty acid as penetration enhancer. Department of Biotechnology,
Ministry of Science and Technology, New Delhi, October
Inspire Fellowship : Manju Misra. In-situ gelling mucoadhesive system for brain delivery of p-Glycoprotein (Pgp) substrates via nasal route: Effect of a novel lipidic agent on drug release and Pgp inhibition. Department
of Science and Technology, New Delhi, October 2012.
Dr. A. Mahapatra receiving the award from Prof. (Dr.) Rajesh Agarwal, University of Colorado,
Prof. A.R. Rao Memorial Best Young Researcher : Dr. Anita Mahapatra. at International Conference on Recent Advances in Cancer Research : Therapeutics to Chemoprevention, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, 8
- 9th February,2012.