BioAsia Innovation Award

BioAsia Innovation Award was introduced to recognize Young Scientists / Students (below the age of 35 years) pursuing their research in any of the areas of biotechnology / lifesciences, and who have created a product or process of applied value or or for utility in the welfare of human society.

Recipient history of BioAsia Innovation Awardees:

Ms. Premnandhini Satgunam

L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad
Project: “Pediatric Perimeter - A Novel Device to Check Visual Field of Babies”

Mr. Vijay Soni

Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus/National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi
Project: “Depletion of M. Tuberculosis Glmu from Infected Murine Lungs effects the Clearance of the Pathogen”


Mr. Soumitra Ghosh

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Project: “Nucleoid-Associated Protein HU: A Novel Target For Anti-Tuberculosis Drug Development”

Mr. Rahul Shubhra Mandal

National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases
Project: “Bacterial Lysr-Type Transcriptional Regulators (Lttrs) As Novel Targets For Broad- Spectrum TherapyAgainst Infections”


Mr. Sudhanshu Kumar Shukla

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Project: "9-Gene Methylation Signature For Gliblastoma Survival Prediction".

Mr. Ankur Singh Saini

National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India
Project: "A Novel Approach To Target Antibody-Mediated Autoimmune Diseases By Decreasing Plasma Cell Lifespan."


Paritosh Parashar

IIT Kanpur
Project: “BRITER: A BMP Responsive Osteoblast Reporter Cell Line”.

Rupam K Bhunia

IIT Kharagpur
Project:"An approach to genetically engineer the mechanism that determines the nutritional quality of sesame seed oil."

Anshuman Shukla

Punjab Univ Chandigarh
Project: "Oral delivery of Diphtheria-toxoid using nano-bilosomes induces significant systemic and mucosal immune response."


Nooruddin Khan

Department of Biotechnology, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, A.P, India
Project: "Development of ELISA based approach to detect active Tuberculosis including smear-negative pulmonary and extra- pulmonary TB cases."

Dr. Shailja Tiwari

Drug Delivery Research laboratory, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dr H. S. Gour Central University, Sagar, M.P, India.
Project: "Recombinant protein based liposomal combination vaccine for intranasal immunization against Hepatitis and Influenza"


Ms. Chaitanya Reddy

Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram, AP, India.
Project: "Manually-operated mobile air compressor"


Dr. Siddharth Tiwari

Plant Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering Division, NBRI, Lucknow.
Project: "Investigations on recombinant peanut seeds as anti-cholera-rabies fusion vaccine antigen expression
system: An approach towards the development of plant-based affordable vaccine"


Dr. Sunil Kumar Verma

CCMB, Hyderabad, India.
Project: "Novel universal technique to establish the identity of enormous no. of animal species for forensic application"


Dr. K S Jagannathan

Shanta Biotechnics Ltd.,
Project: "Strong systematic and mucosal immune response to surface-modified PLGA microsphears containing recombinant Hep-B antigen administered intranasally"

Dr. Sharmistha Banerjee

University of Hyderabad.
Project: "Mycobacterium tuberculosis proteins, isocitrate dehydrogenises 1 & 2 differentiate BCG vaccinated population from TB- infected populations: potential ELISA based assay for accurate detection of tuberculosis"


Dr. N. Madhusudan Reddy

CDFD, Hyderabad, India.
Project: "A microbial process for L-Arginine Production"