Young Investigators Awards Young Investigators Awards

Young
Investigators Awards

The “Young Investigator Award”, a new initiative by the Foundation was instituted to recognize and promote young talent working in the area of Probiotics and Gut Microbiota in 2014. Following an overwhelming response to the announcement for poster presentation during the probiotic symposium, 20 young enthusiastic scientists showcased their cutting-edge science to a panel of highly esteemed jury members

2018

1st  Prize - Vikas Chandrashekhar

1st Prize - Mr. Vikas Chandrashekhar Ghattargi

Research Fellow
National Centre for Microbial Resource, National Centre for Cell Science (NCMR-NCCS), Pune
2nd Prize -Forum Bhanushali

2nd Prize -Ms. Forum Bhanushali

Research Scholar
Department of Biochemistry, Madurai Kamaraj University Tamil Nadu, India
3rd Prize -Tarosi Senapati

3rd Prize -Ms. Tarosi Senapati

Research Fellow
Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, NCR Biotech Science Cluster, , Faridabad, Haryana
4th Prize -Jyoti Verma

3rd Prize -Ms. Jyoti Verma

Research Scholar
Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, NCR Biotech Science Cluster, Faridabad, Haryana

2016

1st  Prize - Bhabatosh Das

1st Prize - Bhabatosh Das

(Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Faridabad)
The Gut Microbiome of healthy Indians: Findings and challenges
2nd Prize -Mangesh Suryavanshi

2nd Prize -Mangesh Suryavanshi

(National Centre for Cell Science, Pune)
Functionalized yogurt formation by oxalotrophic Lactobacillus spp. with reference to the diacetyl and bile salt hydrolase production
3rd Prize -Eldho Paul

3rd Prize -Eldho Paul

(Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai)
Food grade Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 expressing heterologous oxalate decarboxylase as therapeutical tool for kidney stone disease

2015

1st  Prize - Pranav Pande

1st Prize - Pranav Pande

(National Centre for Cell Science, Pune, Maharashtra )
Indian gut microbiome: Subpopulation based structural and Functional Insights Using 16s rRNA Amplicon Sequencing
2nd Prize - Mangesh Suryavanshi

2nd Prize - Mangesh Suryavanshi

(National Centre for Cell Science, Pune, Maharashtra)
Perturbation in colonization and diversity of oxalate metabolising bacterial species (ombs) in recurrent oxalate stone disease
3rd Prize -Vamshi Saliganti

3rd Prize -Vamshi Saliganti

(National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana)
Consumption of probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnossus MTCC 5897 Fermented Milk plays a key role on Newborn\'s immune system development during suckling-weaning transition.

2014

1st  Prize -Tarini Shankar Ghosh

1st Prize -Tarini Shankar Ghosh

(TCS Innovation Labs, Tata Research Development and Design Center, Pune, Maharasthra)
Metagenome Informatics based investigation of gut microbiomes and their probable role in antibiotic resistance and childhood nourishment.
 2nd Prize - Suja Senan

2nd Prize - Suja Senan

(Anand Agricultural University, Anand, Gujarat)
Influence of probiotic Lactobacillus helveticus MTCC 5463 on geriatric gut metagenome analyzed by ion torrent 16 S rRNA gene amplicon sequencing.
3rd Prize - Bhupesh Kumar Thakur

3rd Prize - Bhupesh Kumar Thakur

(National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (ICMR) Kolkata, West Bengal)
Screening of indigenous probiotic strains and study of their role in the generation of regulatory responses and protection against inflammatory diseases.