News

2019

March 17, 2018     Congratulations to Ms. Susan Jose, Mr. Sharan Kumar B. and Ms. Nirekshana Krishnasagar for qualifying GATE 2019 with awesome ranks.

2018

March 17, 2018     Congratulations to Ms. Harini Lakshminarayanan, Mr. Terence Infant, Ms. Tejasvini Balasundaram and Mr. Aravintha Siva M. for qualifying GATE 2018 with flying colors. Way to go CDHL!!!


2016

December 26, 2016     Ms. Harini Lakshminarayanan (ex-CDHL Project Student of B.Tech. Biotechnology) has joined as a Research Student in Dr. Hadi Shafiee's group in the Division of Engineering in Medicine and Renal Division of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA, USA). Well done Harini...!!

August 9, 2016           Ms. Jayashree Srinivasan (ex-CDHL project student of B.Tech. Biotechnology) has joined the Ph.D. program in the Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX, USA). Congratulations Jayashree!!!

June 13, 2016             VIT University Official Facebook page shows appreciation to Dr. Gunjan Guha


May 31, 2016
           Ms. Shivaani Krishna (CDHL project student of B.Tech. Biotechnology) received a 10-week (May 31, 2016 to August 5, 2016) project internship in Dr. Sue Jaspersen's Lab at Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO, USA. Shivaani studied the roles of spindle pole bodies and microtubules in cell cycle. Well Done, Shivaani...!!

​​April 11, 2016           Dr. Gunjan Guha received the 'SAPHIRE' award 2016 (SASTRA Anukul Puraskar for Higher Involvement in Research & Education) for maximum cumulative impact factor in 2015.

January 7, 2016      Dr. Dipita Bhakta-Guha delivered an invited lecture on "Supernumerary Centrosomes: An ‘Enigma’ of Cancer" at the National Conference on Drug Discovery & Therapy (DDT-2016), At Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India.

Dr. Gunjan Guha delivered an invited lecture on "Using a Novel Biosimilar Drug in Mitochondrial Gerontology and Cellular Toxicology" at the National Conference on Drug Discovery & Therapy (DDT-2016), At Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India.

January 6, 2016      Dr. Dipita Bhakta-Guha chaired a session on "Anti-tumor Drug Development" at the National Conference on Drug Discovery & Therapy (DDT-2016), at Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India.


2015

November 27, 2015     Dr. Dipita Bhakta-Guha received the DST-SERB Young Scientist Award.

November 21, 2015   Dr. Gunjan Guha delivered an invited lecture on "Putting Cancer Cells to Sleep" at the International Conference on Cancer Research: New Horizons, At National Centre for Cell Science, Pune, India.

November 18, 2015   The two-and-a-half year long Halifax Project on designing "a broad-spectrum integrative approach for cancer prevention and therapy" reached completion. In a group of 350 scientists from 30 countries around the world, Dr. Gunjan Guha and Dr. Dipita Bhakta-Guha were looking at evasion of anti-growth signaling (a putative hallmark of cancers) in diverse treatment regimes. They published their results in a special issue of Seminars in Cancer Biology. Dr. Guha and Dr. Bhakta-Guha are two among three scientists selected from India to participate in the project.

July 20, 2015             Ms. Moumita Roy Chowdhury (ex-CDHL project student of M.Tech. Biotechnology) joined the Ph.D. program in Dr. Ranjit Prasad Bahadur's lab at the Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology - Kharagpur (IIT-KGP), West Bengal, India. Congratulations Moumita...!!!

​​​July 03, 2015              Dr. Gunjan Guha received the DST-SERB Young Scientist Award.

2014

November 22, 2014    Dr. Gunjan Guha chaired a session on "Phytomedicine" at the National Conference on "A Prospective approach in Herbal medicine and Microbiology" at SS Medical College, Salem, India.

November 22, 2014    Dr. Gunjan Guha delivered a plenary lecture on "Prospects of Phytopolyphenolics in Mitochondrial Gerontology and Cellular Toxicology: Novel Compounds" at the National Conference on "A Prospective approach in Herbal medicine and Microbiology" at SS Medical College, Salem, India.​

October 13, 2014          VIT University Official Facebook page appreciates the work of Dr. Gunjan Guha & Dr. Dipita Bhakta-Guha for their work in the Halifax Project.


September 10, 2014
      Dr. Dipita Bhakta-Guha & Dr. Gunjan Guha's Participation in the Halifax Project highlighted in the quarterly newsletter of the VIT Alumni Association.

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​​May 24, 2014                 Dr. Gunjan Guha's participation in the Halifax Projectwas mentioned in ITIHAS (SASTRA University Newsletter).

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