Honors and Awards

  • "Young Researcher Award in Microbiology - (Venus International Award 2018)", Venus Internationational Foundation, India, 2018.
  • "NIH-Fellows Award for Research Excellence - 2017" for outstanding scientific research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA, 2017.
  • Three Minutes Talk-Science Communication Award’ NICHD, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA, 2016 & 2017.
  • 'Teaching Assistant' Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY, USA, 2016
  • Junior Scholarship Award’ as a independent research grant from Lady Tata Memorial Trust, India, 2012 to 2014.
  • Meritorious Fellowship Award’ from University Grant Commission, New Delhi, India, 2012.
  • Alumni Association Gold Medal’ for outstanding academic accomplishment in Master studies at The American College, India, 2006 to 2008.
  • Dr. Daniel Dwarakanath & Dr. Jemima Dwarakanath Best Outgoing Student Award’, The American college, India, 2006 to 2008.
  • Best project award’ from Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and technology (TNSCST), Chennai, India, 2008.
  • JCB Abraham award’ for proficiency in Evolutionary studies, The American College, India, 2008.
  • Dr. Rajasekar Buchner award’ for proficiency in Biochemistry, The American College, Madurai, India, 2008.