Sourav Haldar of GITAM gets prestigious fellowship
Sourav Haldar, an Assistant Professor within the Department of Biochemistry and Bioinformatics of GITAM Deemed to be University has been chosen for the prestigious ‘Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship’ by the Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi, for 2020-2021.
The Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi, has instituted the Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship for Indian nationals who’ve labored abroad in varied fields of Biochemistry, Biotechnology and life sciences and are concerned with taking over scientific analysis positions in India. Applicants ought to possess a Ph.D/MD diploma with not less than three years of post-doctoral analysis expertise in abroad analysis laboratories.
Dr. Sourav Haldar labored in Membrane Biophysics and Virology and has been finding out how enveloped viruses like influenza enter the host (human) cells, to develop higher antivirals in opposition to influenza.
He obtained his Ph.D from the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, underneath the steerage of Prof. Amitabha Chattopadhyay. He has carried out his post-doctoral analysis for six years on the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, USA, underneath the mentorship of Dr. Joshua Zimmerberg. Later, he moved to Uppsala University, Sweden, to work with Prof. Peter Kasson for one 12 months, earlier than becoming a member of GITAM Deemed to be University.
GITAM president M. Sribharath, Vice-Chancellor K. Sivaramakrishna, Dean of Science, A. Subramanyan, Institute of Science principal M. Sarathchandra Babu and Biochemistry and Bioinformatics Department Head Ch. Surekha congratulated Dr. Sourav Haldar on his achievement.