WRCB News

26th May 2024

Sunday

WRCB signs MoU with MP Biomedicals

Wadhwani Research Center for Bioengineering (WRCB) IIT Bombay is pleased to join hands with MP Biomedicals in a first-of-its-kind Industry-Academia collaboration model. 
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12th Apr 2024

Friday

Prof. Shobhna Kapoor wins the 2024 Young Investigator Award in Infectious Diseases from the ACS

Prof. Shobhna Kapoor has been chosen to receive the Young Investigator Award in Infectious Diseases from the ACS in 2024.
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27th Feb 2024

Tuesday

Prof. Ruchi Anand selected for the Sun Pharma Science Foundation Research Fellowship

Hearty congratulations to Prof. Ruchi Anand , who has been chosen as one of the three recipients of the Sun Pharma Science Foundation Research Fellowship, 2023.
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16th Feb 2024

Friday

Prof. Rohit Srivastava receives the prestigious Shri Om Prakash Bhasin Award

Padma Vibhushan Prof. Murli Manohar Joshi presented Prof. Rohit Srivastava with the highly esteemed Shri Om Prakash Bhasin Award in New Delhi today.
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6th Feb 2024

Tuesday

Prof. Debabrata Maiti is SYNLETTE’s new Editor-in-Chief

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21st Dec 2023

Thursday

Prof. Shobhna Kapoor wins Merck’s Young Scientist Award 2023

We are happy to announce that Prof. Shobhna Kapoor, of the Chemistry Department at IIT Bombay, has won the Merck Young Scientist award in the Chemical Sciences category.
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16th Dec 2023

Saturday

Prof. Samir Maji’s work featured among impactful works by Indian researchers in Nature journal

We are happy to share that the Parkinson's disease research conducted by Prof. Samir Maji and his team was featured in the Nature spotlight.
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15th Dec 2023

Friday

Hearty congratulations to our PIs

It is our great pleasure to share that several of our faculty members have received prestigious national-level awards and fellowships.
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6th Oct 2023

Friday

Hearty congratulations to our PIs

It is our great pleasure to share that several of our faculty members have received prestigious national-level awards and fellowships.
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31st Aug 2023

Thursday

Two WRCB-funded projects receive HEFA’s CSR funding

WRCB is excited to share that two of its funded projects—ShapeDx: A high accuracy point-of-care sickle cell kit by Prof. Debjani Paul.
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24th Aug 2023

Thursday

WRCB welcomes India Health Fund as ecosystem partner

Wadhwani Research Center for Bioengineering (WRCB) IIT Bombay welcomes India Health Fund on board as an ecosystem partner.
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22nd Aug 2023

Tuesday

WRCB PIs win big in BIRAC’s BIG

Congratulations to Prof. Chandramouli Subramaniam, Prof. Jyoti Seth, and Prof. Rohit Srivastava, members of our affiliated faculty, for being chosen for the Biotechnology Ignition funding (BIG) in its 22nd round. BIG is BIRAC's flagship and India's most prominent early-stage biotech investment initiative. 
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22nd Aug 2023

Tuesday

Prof. Mahesh Tirumkudulu receives DBT’s Phase II grant

We extend our sincere congratulations to Prof. Mahesh Tirumkudulu for being chosen for the Phase II DBT grant for 'Research on Key Components or Resources for Biomedical Technologies'.
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16th Aug 2023

Wednesday

Dr. Vinay Patel, Prof. Rohit Srivastava, and the team wins the BIG grant

We are thrilled to announce the selection of yet another WRCB-funded project for a Biotechnology Ignition funding (BIG) funding. Dr. Vinay Patel, Prof. Rohit Srivastava, and their team have won the BIG-22 grant for their research proposal 'GlyASens: A handheld IoT enabled low-cost device for monitoring glycated albumin.'
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15th Aug 2023

Tuesday

Prof. Jyoti Seth and team win BIG grant

We are delighted to share that Prof. Jyoti Seth and her team have been awarded the Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG) grant.
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28th Jul 2023

Friday

Two-day workshop on ‘Understanding Patents’

WRCB welcomes you to the second edition of a two-day workshop on "Understanding Patents" on 28th - 29th July 2023.
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6th Jul 2023

Thursday

WRCB at the G20 RIIG Summit at IIT Bombay

We are delighted to share that WRCB participated in the Research and Innovation Initiative Gathering (RIIG) during the G20 Research Ministers Meeting.
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16th Jun 2023

Friday

WRCB at IIT Bombay’s 2023 CSR conclave

The Annual CSR Conclave 2023 of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay took place on June 16, 2023. Addressing the  social, economic, industrial, and environmental concerns in India, the event's theme was ‘Technology for Development’.
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26th May 2023

Friday

Prof. Umut A. Gurkan of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland visits WRCB

WRCB at IITB had the pleasure of hosting Prof. Umut A. Gurkan and his postdoc Rucha Natu, Ph.D. at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Several interesting discussions took place between Prof. Gurkan and IITB faculty on various topics of mutual interests such as microfluidics and point-of-care diagnostics for blood disorders and cancer.
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4th May 2023

Thursday

Prof. Kamendra Sharma, Prof. Shobhna Kapoor and team win the BIG 21 grant

It is our utmost pleasure to share that Prof. Kamendra P. Sharma, Prof. Shobhna Kapoor, and the team have won the Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG) grant.
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3rd May 2023

Wednesday

Prof. Debjani Paul licences her Sickle Cell Diagnosis technology

We are excited to share that Prof. Debjani Paul and the team have licensed their Sickle Cell Diagnosis technology to Lord's Mark Industries Pvt Ltd.
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1st May 2023

Monday

Prof. Darshan Shah wins the ISB's DCGC grant for the project 'Development of an Active Artificial Human Knee Joint'

It is our pleasure to share that Prof. Darshan Shah was selected as one of the five awardees of the Developing Countries Grant Competition (DCGC) by the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB).
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28th Apr 2023

Friday

Prof. Dutta, Prof. Vishal, and their teams win the 2023 Global Carbon Removal challenge of the Open Air Collective, USA

We are delighted to share that Prof. Arnab Dutta, Prof. Vikram Vishal, and their teams have jointly won The 2023 Global Carbon Removal challenge of the Open Air Collective, USA, held recently in New York.
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26th Apr 2023

Wednesday

WRCB announces its 11th call for proposals

The Wadhwani Research Centre for Bioengineering (WRCB) is happy to announce its 11th call for proposals. Short concept notes are invited from IIT Bombay faculty members in any of the four focus areas of WRCB (Diagnostics, Therapeutics, MedTech, and Synthetic Biology).
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25th Apr 2023

Tuesday

Prof. Siddharth Tallur wins DST-ICIMPACTS research grant 2022

We are delighted to share that Prof. Siddharth Tallur has won the joint Department of Science and Technology (DST) and India-Canada Centre for Innovative Multidisciplinary Partnership to Accelerate Community Transformation (ICIMPACTS), Canada grant 2022.
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1st Mar 2023

Wednesday

WRCB launches its ‘Funder Outreach Series’

WRCB has started a new series of bioengineering 'Funder Outreach' events for the IITB community in 2023. We invite personnel from bioengineering funding agencies to IITB to discuss available funding opportunities and the modalities involved in applying for grants.
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27th Feb 2023

Monday

Prof. Ruchi Anand selected to the editorial advisory board of the Journal of Physical Chemistry B

We are pleased to share that Prof. Ruchi Anand has been inducted into the editorial advisory board of the prestigious American Chemical Society (ACS) Journal, J. Phys. Chem (A/B/C).
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22nd Feb 2023

Wednesday

Prof. Samir K. Maji was selected for the prestigious SASTRA – Obaid Siddiqi Award.

We are delighted to share that Prof. Samir Maji has been chosen for the prestigious SASTRA-Obaid Siddiqi Award for Life Sciences.
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25th Jan 2023

Wednesday

Algorithmic Biologics wins the National Startup Awards 2022

It is with great pleasure we share that Prof. Manoj Gopalkrishnan and his team have won the Startup India 2022 awards for Best Startup in Life Sciences.
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24th Jan 2023

Tuesday

Prof. Dipti Gupta awarded IGSTC WISER grant

Hearty congratulations to Prof. Dipti Gupta for receiving the "IGSTC Women Involvement in Science and Engineering Research (WISER)" award.
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23rd Jan 2023

Monday

Prof. Debabrata Maiti elected as an Indian Academy of Science Fellow

We are delighted to share that Prof. Debabrata Maiti has been elected a fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore. He is a professor at the Department of Chemistry and, is associated with WRCB since 2022.
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21st Dec 2022

Wednesday

An interactive event on 'Regulation and Approval process of medical devices: need and context'.

Speaker: Dr. Mrinal Kanti Musib, Senior Lecturer, Department of Biomedical Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS) Day and Date: Wednesday, 21st December 2022 Time: 3.00- 4.00 pm Venue: Seminar Room B (ground floor), BSBE
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18th Nov 2022

Friday

Next-Generation Therapeutics- A huge success

The summit saw exciting talks and discussions by experts from different fields and backgrounds. They stressed the need for the industry and academia to come together on the same platform. Increased networking and collaboration can help deliver a market-vetted need statement, which academic researchers can follow to meet market needs.
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22nd Oct 2022

Saturday

Webinar on “Ethics and Statutory Compliance in Bioengineering Research”

WRCB welcomes you to an interactive webinar on “Ethics and Statutory Compliance in Bioengineering Research” on Saturday, 22nd October 2022 at 11:00 am.
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9th Oct 2022

Sunday

Prof. Pramod Wangikar & Prof. Subhananda Chakrabarty were elected as Fellows of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE)

WRCB is delighted to share the news that, Prof. Pramod Wangikar and Prof. Subhananda Chakrabarti have been elected as fellows of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE).
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1st Oct 2022

Saturday

Prof. Prasanna S. Gandhi wins the Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship for the year 2022

Hearty congratulations to Prof. Prasanna S. Gandhi for being awarded the Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship.
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17th Aug 2022

Wednesday

Prof. Debjani Paul, professor-in-charge, WRCB wins the prestigious P.K. Patwardhan Technology

Prof. Debjani Paul, professor-in-charge, WRCB wins the prestigious P.K. Patwardhan Technology Development Award of IIT Bombay for 2021.
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25th Jun 2022

Saturday

Dr. Abdur Rub’s podcast on ‘Translational Research in Deep Science Tech’

Dr. Abdur Rub’s podcast on ‘Translational Research in Deep Science Tech’ for our Ecosystem Partner Ankur Capital.
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14th Apr 2018

Saturday

Dr. Priya Vashisth wins "Best Paper Presentation Award"

We are happy to share that Dr. Priya Vashisth, our Post Doctoral Fellow at WRCB has won the “Best Paper Presentation Award” at the “3rd International Conference on Healthcare & Life-Science Research”, Imperial College of London, UK. The conference was held between April 14th-15th, 2018.
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5th Jan 2018

Friday

WRCB Information Session

On 5th January 2018, WRCB organized the “WRCB Information Session”, an interactive session for all the IIT Bombay faculty members.
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16th Jul 2015

Thursday

Institute Colloquium

IIT Bombay organized an Institute Colloquium for a visiting faculty and WRCB advisory board member, Dr. Samir Mitragotri on Thursday, July 16, 2015.
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4th Feb 2015

Wednesday

Nomura Lecture

IIT Bombay organized a Nomura lecture for a visiting faculty and WRCB advisory board member, Dr. Jonathan Dordick on February 4th, 2015
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Brand new space for WRCB in Monash building, IIT Bombay

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Appointment of Center Director

Dr. Pramod P Wangikar has been appointed as the Center Director or Professor-in-charge in IIT’s parlance.
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Prof. Dulal Panda elected as a fellow of The World Academy of Sciences

Prof. Dulal Panda was elected as a fellow of The World Academy of Sciences.
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Workshop on Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs)

March 02, 2022
EVENT

One day Symposium on “Human Health and Infectious Diseases”

March 21, 2022
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April 08, 2022
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