Ms. Priyal Chikhaliwala, Ph.D. student, Biological Sciences, international PhD Program at Universität Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany. iPUR program is supported from German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and promotes to carry out short-term research internship. Priyal worked in Prof. Antje Baeumner’s lab at Universität Regensburg from January to March 2018. The project helped Priyal in getting trained for a new techniques such as eletrochemiluminescence and laser scribing of new electrodes.
Ms. Swati Chitrangi, Ph.D. student, Biological Sciences, was selected for an advanced training at National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science & Technology (AIST) for a period of three months (24th September 2015 to 21st December 2015) at Tsukuba Science City, Japan, under the DAILAB-STAR program. Swati will be working in the Cell proliferation Group, in area of stem cell imaging and drug screening using novel assays. The project is promoted by DBT-AIST International Laboratory for Advanced Biomedicine training program.
Ms. Miloni Thakkar, Ph.D. student, Biological Sciences, was selected for an internship programme at Reddy Chemtech, Inc., Georgia, USA for a period of three months. The period of internship is from 24th August to 20th November 2015. Miloni was provided the expenses for travel and staying expenses. During her internship period Miloni got hands-on training in designing various drug delivery carriers with a special focus on targeted drug delivery. She especially worked on glutathione responsive disulfide linker technologies to develop optimum delivery systems for improved efficacy and tolerability of therapeutic agents.
Ms. Delina Joseph, Ph.D. student, Chemical Sciences, was selected for a training at the Technische Universitat, Chemnitz, Germany for a period of three months (July to September 2015). She presented a poster at the conference “Nanospectroscopy for 2D materials” at Technical University Chemnitz, Germany from 8 ‒ 10th Sep 2015. She presented her work on Probing magnetic nanoparticles core/shell interactions: spectroscopic insights.
Ms. Jeanette Martins was selected for a two month internship at the Department of Behavioural Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat. As part of her internship she participated in various aspects of therapy, psychodiagnosis and interventions. As for research, the Ms. Jeanette had the opportunity to participate on various academic activities including conducting, writing and publishing ongoing research, both pre-clinical and clinical. Specifically, she participated in animal model of behavioural disorders that examine the efficacy of some of the pharmacological agents.