Awards

Pratik Chandrani
• “Discovery of Actionable Alterations in Lung Adenocarcinoma.” P Chandrani, V Sethunath, A Chougule, J Aich, H Dhamne, P Upadhyay, D N Iyer, A Thavamani, R Sindhi, P Chandna, K Prabhash and A Dutt. Poster presentation at “Conference - Decoding the Genetics of Common Cancers in India”, 19-21 February, 2016 in Pune, India. (recipient of first prize)
• “Discovery of Actionable Alterations in Lung Adenocarcinoma.” P Chandrani, V Sethunath, A Chougule, J Aich, H Dhamne, P Upadhyay, D N Iyer, A Thavamani, R Sindhi, P Chandna, K Prabhash and A Dutt. Poster presentation at “A Conference of New Ideas in Cancer – Challenging Dogmas”, 26-28 February, 2016 in Mumbai, India. (recipient of third prize)
• “Discovery of Actionable Alterations in Lung Adenocarcinoma.” P Chandrani, V Sethunath, A Chougule, J Aich, H Dhamne, P Upadhyay, D N Iyer, A Thavamani, R Sindhi, P Chandna, K Prabhash and A Dutt. Oral presentation at “34th Annual Convention of Indian Association for Cancer Research”, 19-21 February, 2015 in Jaipur, India. (selected in top abstracts under IACR Sitaram Joglekar award and Mangala Bamne award category)
• “HPVDetector: A Tool to Detect HPV and Their Integration Sites Using Next Generation Sequencing Data.” P Chandrani, P Iyer, V Kulkarni, P Upadhyay, R Chaubal, P Das, R Mulherkar, R Singh, A Dutt. Presented by P Iyer at “NextGen Genomics & Bioinformatics Technologies (NGBT) Conference”, 17-19 November, 2014 in Bangalore, India. (recipient of first prize)
• “Mutational Profiling of Actionable Alterations in Lung Adenocarcinoma.” P Chandrani, Prasad R, Upadhyay P, Thavamani A, Trivedi V, Sharma R, Chougule A, Jambhekar N, Noronha V, Jose T, Prabhash K, Dutt A. Poster presentation at “2nd Global Cancer Genomics Consortium Symposium: Genomics Medicine in Cancer Research”, 19-20 November, 2012 in Mumbai, India. (recipient of best poster presentation award)

Pawan Upadhyay
Pawan Upadhyay, Pratik Chandrani, Rohan Chaubal, Ninad Oak, Madhur Shetty, Kunal Karve, Ratnam Prasad, Prajish Iyer and Amit Dutt titled “Integrated Genomic Characterization of Head & Neck Cancer Cell Lines Derived from Indian Patients” at The Global Cancer Genomics Consortium Second Annual Symposium: Genomics Medicine in Cancer Research, 2012 , ACTREC, India. (Best poster award)
P. Upadhyay , S. Nair , E. Kaur , J. Aich , P. Dani , V. Sethunath , N. Gardi , P. Chandrani , M. Godbole , K. Sonawane , S. Kannan , B. Agarwal , S. Kane , S. Dutt A. OF50-003 Pro-oncogenic role of NOTCH1 in early tongue squamous cell carcinoma, New Ideas in Cancer – Challenging Dogmas (Feb 2016), Europian Journal of Cancer,10.1016/S0959-8049(16)31953-0 (ORAL PRESENTATION).
• Best poster award at The Global Cancer Genomics Consortium Second Annual Symposium: Genomics Medicine in Cancer Research, 2012, ACTREC, India for the abstract entitled “Integrated Genomic Characterization of Head & Neck Cancer Cell Lines Derived from Indian Patients”
• Oral presentation (Top abstract) at New Ideas in Cancer – Challenging Dogmas, 2016, NCPA, India for the abstract entitled “Pro-oncogenic role of NOTCH1 in early tongue squamous cell carcinoma”.
• International Travel award from Lady Tata Memorial Trust, Mumbai, India for attending 106th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research, Philadelphia, PA. USA; 04/2015.

Prajish Sundaram
P.Iyer, N.Gardi, M.Ranjan, Bikram Sahoo, P.Chandrani, P.Upadhyay, M.R.Ramadwar, S.V.Shrikhande, A.Dutt Deciphering the Diversity of Somatic Alterations and Salmonella Infection in Gallbladder Cancer by Whole Exome Sequencing (October 3rd - 5th, 2016) 2016 NextGen Genomics and Bioinformatics (Nature reviews Best Poster award)
P.Iyer, N.Gardi, M.Ranjan, Bikram Sahoo, P.Chandrani, P.Upadhyay, M.R.Ramadwar, S.V.Shrikhande, A.Dutt Deciphering the Diversity of Somatic Alterations and Salmonella Infection in Gallbladder Cancer by Whole Exome Sequencing (December 7th – 11th, 2016) India International Science Festival, New Delhi India (Poster Presentation)- Top posters selected among 8000 posters in the Life science category
• Chandrani P*, Kulkarni V*, Iyer P, Upadhyay P, Chaubal R, Das P, Mulherkar R, Singh R, and Dutt A. HPVDetector : A tool to detect HPV and their integration sites using next generation sequencing data (November 17th- 19th , 2014.) 2014 NextGen Genomics and Bioinformatics (Nature reviews Best Poster award)
• Presented a talk titled “Deciphering the Diversity of Somatic Alterations and Salmonella Infection in Gallbladder Cancer by Whole Exome Sequencing” at the 35th Annual Convention of Indian Association for Cancer Research.(April 8th – 10th , 2016) (Oral Presentation under award category)
• Presented a talk entitled “Lung cancer germline analysis using NGS approaches” at ICGCW 2014. ACTREC, India. (Oral Presentation).

T.Togar, N.Gardi, P.Upadhyay, S.Chopra, A.Dutt Genomic characterization of somatic alterations in cervical adenocarcinomas (29th-30th January, 2016) 1st Molecular Oncology Society Conference (MOSCON) (best poster award)

T.Togar, N.Gardi, P.Upadhyay, S.Chopra, A.Dutt Genomic characterization of somatic alterations in cervical adenocarcinomas (29th-30th January, 2016) 1st Molecular Oncology Society Conference (MOSCON) (best poster award)

Dr. Kuldeep Patel
Kuldeep Patel, Integrated Genomics Approach to Identify the Transcriptional Targets of Progesterone in Human Breast Cancer, 2013, 32nd Annual Convention of Indian Association for Cancer Research (IACR) "Emerging Trends in Cancer Research: Road to Prevention & Cure" International Symposium on: Infection & Cancer) (Young Scientist Award)

Rohan Chaubal
Rohan Chaubal, Computational subtraction to determine traces of human genetic material from NIH3T3 cells transformed by chromatin and DNA fragments extracted from cancer patients, 2012, The Global Cancer Genomics Consortium Second Annual Symposium: Genomics Medicine in Cancer Research, (Best poster award)

Sanket Desai
Sanket Desai Domain restricted mutation analysis to identify novel driver events in human cancer, 2019, 7th Annual Conference, Molecular Pathology Association of India,(Best poster award)

Vaishakhi Trivedi
Vaishakhi TrivediV Trivedi, S Basu, H Kore, N Singh, D Nemne, K Nambiar, N Neman, A Choughule, V Noronha, A Joshi, V Patil, A Dutt and K Prabhash.Genomic profiling of papillary thyroid cancer.(24th – 26th August, 2018),3rd National meeting of the Indian Society of Thyroid Surgeons (Awarded first prize)

Vaishakhi TrivediV Trivedi, S Basu, H Kore, N Singh, D Nemne, K Nambiar, N Neman, A Choughule, V Noronha, A Joshi, V Patil, A Dutt and K Prabhash.Genomic profiling of papillary thyroid cancer.(4th – 26th August, 2018),ISMPOCON – Conquering cancer – current concepts. (Awarded first prize)