Awards & Recognition

1.Mentor, DST-INSPIRE Programme.

2.Fellow of Society for Applied Biotechnology, India.

3.Member, National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI), Allahabad.

4.Expert, Biotech Start-ups, Govt. of India (Make in India Initiatives) TBI, IIT-BHU, Varanasi

5.Expert for the PRISM program, DSIR, (Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt of India).

6.Best paper awards in oral presentations in conferences are as follows:

G.P. Talwar Young scientist award (Immunocon 2013)

Singh VV, Chauhan SK, Rai R, Soni UK, Ashok Kumar, Rai G. Impaired Genetic Mechanisms of Innate Immunity in Low Birth Weight Newborns. 40th Ann. Conf. of Indian Immunology Society, University of Delhi, North Campus, New Delhi, November 15 -17, 2013

First prize in oral presentation (Immunocon 2013)

Singh VV, Chauhan SK, Rai R, Soni UK, Ashok Kumar, Rai G. Impaired Genetic Mechanisms of Innate Immunity in Low Birth Weight Newborns. 40th Ann. Conf. of Indian Immunology Society, University of Delhi, North Campus, New Delhi, November 15 -17, 2013

First prize in oral presentation (Immunocon 2012)

Chauhan SK, Singh VV, Rai R, Rai M, Rai G. TLR7 and TLR9 upregulation associates with autoantibodies against specific nuclear targets in systemic lupus erythematosus. 39th Ann. Conf. of Indian Immunology Society, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, November 9-11, 2012

Second prize in oral presentation (Immunocon 2012)

Soni UK, Singh VV, Chauhan SK, Rai R, Kumar A, Rai G. HL60 differentiation: Highest ROS activity with maximum survivability of neutrophil-like cells achieved after 120 hrs by All Trans Retinoic Acid (ATRA) induction. 39th Ann. Conf. of Indian Immunol.Soc., BHU, Varanasi, November 9-11, 2012

Significant Achievements

1.Development of a novel model for autoimmune disease ‘Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

2.Development of diagnostic genetic markers for Glomerulonephritis in SLE (Patent 1).

3.Development of herbal formulation for increasing immune efficiency of neutrophils of low birth weight (LBW) newborns at risk of infections (Patent 2).

4.Formulation of milk based supplement for management of Dengue (Patent 3).

5.Development of silver nanoparticle for inducing apoptosis in cancer cells (Patent 4).

6.Recognitions as Expert/evaluator for the PRISM program, DSIR, (Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India), a Domain Expert for Biotech Start-ups, Govt. of India, Initiative for ‘Make in India’, (MCIIE) IIT, BHU; Mentor, INSPIRE-Academy Panel of DST and Member, NASI, India.

Consultancy Services

1.Scientific Advisor to NWIL, Mumbai.

2.Advisor to Neiss Lab, Mumbai.

3.Advisor Agati Health Care, Mumbai.

Products developed in association with industries

1.Live Green Real Grass (Delay Signs of Aging) NWIL
Ref: Jain MM, Kumari N, Rai G "A novel formulation of veggies with potent liver detoxifying activity".International Journal of Computational Biology and Drug Design. 2014, ISSN online: 1756-0764, ISSN print: 1756-0756.

2.Real Veggies (Foods Good for Liver) NWIL
Ref: Jain MM, Kumari N, Rai G "A novel formulation of veggies with potent anti-migraine activity”. International Journal of Computational Biology and Drug Design. 2014, ISSN online: 1756-0764, ISSN print: 1756-0756 .