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. 

Kerala State Renewable Energy Research Award for Amrita

On November 11, 2019, the Kerala State Renewable Energy Award in the category of Research and Innovation was presented to the Kochi campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, by Kerala Chief Minister Mr. Pinnarayi Vijayan on behalf of ANERT, the Agency for Non-Conventional Energy and Rural Technologies, at a function held in Trivandrum.

Technology Enabling Center for the State of Kerala Launched at Amrita

It is the vision of the Government of India’s Department of Science & Technology to have one centre per state to serve as an Ecosystem for Technology Development. These “Technology Enabling Centres” will network researchers, institutes, national laboratories and industrialists to help researchers with market studies, characterizing, productizing, and scaling of innovations to fit the needs of the Government, MSMEs, NGOs and Corporates.

ICMR -CNMC STS Excellence Award for Amrita MBBS Student

Dr. Cinzia S. Keechilot, 2012 MBBS student, received the ICMR, Calcutta National Medical College (CNMC) Short Term Studentship (STS) Excellence Award 2017, from Dr. Harsh Vardhan (Hon’ble Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India) at ICMR Awards Ceremony at the ICMR HQ, New Delhi, on October 16, 2019. 

Amrita Signs Letter of Intent with University of Twente, Netherlands

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has announced entering into a “Letter of Intent (LoI)" with the University of Twente (Universiteit Twente (UT), Netherlands, to combine strengths and enhance Engineering education and research with the right blend of scientific excellence and societal benefit.