Amrita Joins Forces with U-Hopper Srl to Work on a High-impact Machine Learning Project

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was recently signed between U-Hopper Srl (an Italian company developing Big Data Analytics and AI solutions) and Amrita Center for Research and Development (ACRD). The collaboration engages the work of Dr. Shyam Diwakar, Associate Professor at Amrita School of Biotechnology, on a study about the analysis of virtual lab data using Machine Learning.

Amrita Dept. of Communication Begins an Interaction Series "Research Stories"

January 20th,  2020 marked the beginning of yet another creative initiative by the Department of Communication, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus, for the research enthusiasts among the collective. An interaction series, named Research Stories, is a friendly platform to discuss, learn and explore the vast space of research.

Research Paper from Amrita Faculty Grabs Attention of No.10 Downing Street

Recently Mr. Dominic Cummings, Chief Political Strategist for Mr. Boris Jhonson Prime Minister of United Kingdom wrote a blog suggesting the need to revamp the decision making strategies employed in UK. Primarily he focused on the need to explore and exploit state of the art tools and techniques from mathematics and physics. Mr. Cummings wants to create a set of experts consisting of Physicists, Mathematicians and Data Scientists to deal with the major social and economic issues of UK.

Amrita Faculty Invited to Attend 2019-2020 ASH Visitor Training Program at Mayo Clinic, USA

Dr. Ullas Mony, Assistant Professor (Molecular Medicine), Center for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, has been selected by the prestigious American Society of Hematology (ASH) to participate as one of 18 hematologists from low and middle income countries in the 2019-2020 ASH Visitor Training Program held at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA.

ASBT Faculty Participates in International Conference on Bacteriophage Research and Antimicrobial Resistance, VIT, Vellore

Faculty and research scholars from Amrita School of Biotechnology attended a two day International Conference on Bacteriophage Research and Antimicrobial Resistance (ICBRAMR) from  December 12-13, 2019, organized by the School of Biosciences and Technology, VIT, Vellore. 

Ayurveda Research Director at WHO Working Group Meeting

Dr. P. Rammanohar (Research Director, Amrita School of Ayurveda) chaired the three days WHO working group meeting for the development of standard terminology documents in Ayurveda held at Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar from December 2-4, 2019, along with Prof. Dominik Wujastyk (University of Alberta, Canada). Susan Shaw (Associate Dean from Auckland University of Technology) and Saketh Ram (CCRAS, India) were the rapporteurs. 

Amrita Ayurveda Faculty Resource Person in Manuscriptology Workshop

A three-day workshop on ‘Advanced Manuscriptology’, jointly organized by the School of Fundamental Research, Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS) and the Department of Samhita & Siddhanta, Government Ayurveda College, Trippunithura, was held at the Government Ayurveda College, Trippunithura from January 7-9, 2019.

Ayurveda Faculty Visits University of Milan, Italy to Conclude Bilateral Project

Dr. P. Rammanohar, PI (India) and Dr. Ananthram Sharma Co-I (India) visited the University of Milan to participate in the concluding meetings of the Indo Italian Researcher Exchange Program to develop Integrated Treatment Protocol for Management of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

Computational Studies Showcased in International Conferences held at Lisbon, Portugal and at Trivandrum, India

An Amrita study by PhD student Hemalatha Sasidharakurup, along with Kanishka and Lakshmi Nair 2019 undergraduate thesis students BRITE, was presented by Prof. Shyam Diwakar of Amrita School of Biotechnology at the International Conference on Complex Networks and their Applications (Complex Networks 2019) at Lisbon, Portugal from December  10-12, 2019.