Sada Nand Pandey of the department of Zoology, Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has been conferred the Rising Star Award of Asian Crystallographic Association (AsCA)by International Union of Crystallography (IUCr).

According to the BHU spokesperson, the award is presented to the emerging leaders in the field of crystallography in Asia and Oceania.

 The award ceremony was recently held in Jeju Island, South Korea. Awardees are selected crystallographers from the subject areas- Physics, Chemistry, 

Structural Biology and specialized techniques.

Pandey also delivered the award lecture on ‘Potassium-based partial inhibition of Lactoperoxidase’.

Lactoperoxidase (in this case was isolated from Himalayan Yak milk) is a natural antibacterial and antiviral protein, part of the innate immune system and its controlled therapeutic application is imperative to achieve the best balance between inflammatory responses and anti-microbial actions.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


OpenAI Appoints Pragya Misra as Government Relations Head in India

OpenAI, the renowned developer of ChatGPT and a frontrunner in artificial intelligence research, has taken a significant step in expanding its global footprint by hiring its first employee in India. Pragya Misra, appointed as the government relations head, will play a pivotal role amid India’s ongoing elections, which are crucial for shaping AI regulations in […]

Read More

From Retirement to Revitalization: The Growth of Senior Living in India

The world’s elderly population is surging and India is expected to accommodate upto 17 per cent of the world’s elderly population by 2050, said a report by CBRE South Asia Pvt Ltd. In India, the segment is witnessing substantial growth, driven by favorable demographics, rising chronic conditions, and increasing awareness. And with the rising number […]

Read More

Tata’s Strategic Moves in India’s EV Market: A Closer Look

  Tata Motors, a stalwart in India’s automotive sector, is making strategic maneuvers to capitalize on the evolving landscape of electric vehicles (EVs). With the recent announcement of importing Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) luxury electric cars under a new government policy, Tata is positioning itself at the forefront of the country’s electric mobility revolution. The […]

Read More