She completed her MSc. In Biotechnology from IIT Bombay in year 2017. During the course of her higher studies she has also qualification national level entrance exams such as CSIR-NET-JRF, GATE and ICMR. Her dissertation topic was â€œMetabolomic Profiling for Identifying Key Alterations in Meningioma Patientsâ€. She has published two conference papers during one year of dissertation project in Indian Society of Neuro-oncology and American Society of Mass Spectrometry conferences.
She is currently enrolled at the IITB-Monash research academy for the project entitled â€œThe novel nuclear transport molecule importing from Plasmodium falciparum; potential drug targetâ€ under the supervision of Dr. Swati Patankar (IITB) and Dr. David Jans (Monash University). This project addresses an early stage of drug discovery for a globally prevalent infectious diseases.
Link to student’s project: IMURA0716
Link to student’s project: IMURA0746
Link to student’s project: IMURA0660
Link to student’s project: IMURA0744
Link to student’s project: IMURA0694
Link to student’s project: IMURA0692
Poornima completed her graduation in Biochemistry (H) from University of Delhi and Post graduation in Biotechnology from VIT University Vellore. At IITB-Monash Research academy, she was chosen to work on the project, â€œCellulose nanofibre recovery from fruit wasteâ€ under the joint guidance of Dr Amit Arora, Dr Warren Batchelor and Dr Antonio Patti. During her master’s dissertation project, she was successfully able to isolate bacteriophages active against carbapenem resistant E.coli to be further used as a potent therapeutic agent for antibiotic resistant infections. Apart from dissertation project, she has worked on three other projects and completed an internship in the biochemistry lab of Dr BSA hospital. She has presented her work in the Science Engineering and Technology conference held at VIT University. Apart from academics, she is professionally trained in Bharatanatyam, Mohiniyattam and Kathak and also has active interest in creative writing. She has been actively involved with Global Cancer Concern and National service scheme during school and college days respectively.
Link to student’s project: IMURA0745
He has been an exchange scholar at the Summer Public Health Institute,University of Minnesota and also has a postgraduate degree of Public Health in Social Epidemiology from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai where he pursued his MPhil in Public Health as well prior to joining the PhD.
He also has worked extensively at the State Health Resource Centre ( a MoHFW technical support agency ,Chattisgarh).His PhD project at the IITB-Monash Research Academy is titledâ€Evaluation of Outcomes and Impacts of NRHMâ€. His supervisors at IITB are Professor Sarthak Gaurav and Professor Ashish Singh respectively. Professor Pushkar Maitra is the supervisor from Monash University.A bibliophile, his interests include the History of Medicine, colonial influences on Health, neoliberalisation and health, cultural and social influences in medicine, health systems research and policy.
Link to student’s project: HSS0641
Shalini R has completed her B.Sc in Chemistry from Mumbai University in 2012 and his M.Sc in Organic Chemistry from Mumbai University in 2014. She had been selected into a MNC company through campus interview in 2014. Her work profile involved hardcore synthesis based on organophosphorous compounds, polyurethanes and transesterification. She would be working under the supervision of Prof. M S Balakrishna (IIT Bombay), Prof. Glen Deacon(Monash University) and Prof. Victoria Blair(Monash University). Her interests include reading all kind of books, listening to music and travelling.
Link to student’s project: IMURA0493
I completed my MBA from IIIT Allahabad in 2017 with dual specialization in IT and Marketing. Previously, I worked at Infosys Limited for 4.6 years in the domain of application software development and testing services. I was involved in the mobile app development of iPhone/iPad apps.I also provided quality analysis services for the Apple Online Store and The Boeing Company. My master project thesis was titled “Strategic fit between the IT Infrastructure and Marketing strategy of Amazon”. At IIT-B Monash,I shall be working on the project ‘Sustainability based recycling planning using multi-criteria decision making’ under Prof. Pankaj Dutta(IIT Bombay) and Prof.Chung-Hsing Yeh(Monash University).In my free time,I like to read,sing and listen to music.
Link to student’s project: IMURA0742