Dr. Indrani Datta presented her work at the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society’s 2023 International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, from August 27–31, 2023 in Copenhagen, Denmark
Congratulations to Soham Jagtap and Khushboo for receiving Travel Grants (from MDS and ICMR respectively) to present at the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society’s 2023 International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders August 27–31, 2023 in Copenhagen, Denmark
Congratulations to Aishwarya Raj and Soham Jagtap for successfully submitting their Ph.D theses.
Dr. Indrani Datta was invited to participate and present her work at the prestigious 2023 Parkinson’s Disease Gordon Research Conference, from May 7-12, 2023 at Les Diablerets, Vaud (fr), Switzerland.
Congratulations to Roon Banerjee for receiving CSIR-SRF upgradation successfully.
Congratulations to Soham Jagtap for receiving Nurul Islam award for best oral presentation in 11th Annual International Conference of the Indian Academy of Biomedical Sciences (IABSCON-2023), from 3-5 March 2023 at NIMHANS, Bengaluru
Dr. Indrani Datta delivered a talk at the International conference on ‘Precision Medicine in Parkinson’s disease: from lessons learned to conquering new frontiers’ on 26-27 January 2023, University of Luxemburg.
Five papers were accepted for presentation at the International Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Society Conference, Madrid, Spain from September 15-18, 2022.
Three more proprietary hiPSC lines have been generated from healthy individuals not carrying any PD-related mutations (healthy control).
First report on impact of extracellular α-synuclein on the glutamate metabolic profile and glutathione metabolism of astrocytes is published.
Our paper on the impact of monomeric and aggregated wild type and A30P/A53T double mutant α-synuclein on anti-oxidant mechanism and glutamate metabolic profile of cultured astrocytes was accepted for publication by the Journal of Neuroscience Research.
Roon and Kallolika joined as PhD scholars on 5 August 2021.
Pradnya completed her colloquium on 6 August 2021 and submitted her PhD thesis.
Sowmithra successfully defended her thesis and was awarded the Ph.D degree. She has joined Yale University as a post-doctoral research fellow.
Aishwarya Raj and Soham Jagtap were runners up in the international Fujio Cup Quiz on Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine (conducted in 4 stages), organized by NCRM NICHE, Tokyo, Japan.
Aishwarya Raj bagged first place in the Oral presentation (Flash Talk) at the Satellite Symposium for the Indian Academy of Neurosciences Annual Conference-2021 organised by the CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata.
Dr. Indrani Datta spoke on 9 April 2021 in the BiasWatchIndia online conference NeuroFemIndia 2021, on the “Influence of niche cells on dopaminergic neuronal survival, in the context of Parkinson’s Disease.” Listen to her talk on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdm0kFDdmPs .
An international Symposium on “Molecular Imaging and Stem Cells” was successfully held on 3-4 March 2021 and is available in full on YouTube:
Chandrakanta and Kallolika were awarded the Young Scientist Scholarship (YSS) award by DHR.