Fellowships and Grants
Schmidt Science Fellowship, Schmidt Futures in partnership with the Rhodes Trust, 2021
Part of a 28-member cohort selected from over 400 applicants nominated from 88 worldwide science and technology universities and institutes.
Miller Research Fellowship, Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science, UC Berkeley, 2021
Funded for three years (2021-2024) as part of an 11-member cohort.
The Company of Biologists traveling fellowship (Award No. DEVTF18119), 2019
American Heart Association predoctoral fellowship (Award No. 18PRE34050063), 2018
Funded for two years (2018-2020) with my proposal receiving a percentile rank of 0.19%.
Biology Master’s Research Grant, New York University, 2015
Biology Master’s Research Grant, New York University, 2014
Awards and Honors
Lawrence L. and Audrey W. Ferguson Prize for outstanding doctoral thesis, Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA, 2021
eSymposia Scholarship, Keystone Research Symposia, USA, 2021
Journal of Cell Biology Norton B. Gilula Award, Rockefeller University Press, USA, 2020
eSymposia Scholarship, Keystone Research Symposia, USA, 2020
Travel Award, Scientific Committee, International Tunicate Meeting, Japan, 2015
Biology Student Travel Award, Department of Biology, NYU, 2015
Runner-up for Best Poster Presentation, 17th M.S. Poster Presentation Session, Department of Biology, NYU, 2015
Dean’s Student Travel Award, Graduate School of Arts and Science, NYU, 2014
Biology Student Travel Award, Department of Biology, NYU, 2014
Second Runner-up for Best Poster Presentation, 16th M.S. Poster Presentation Session, Department of Biology, NYU, 2014
Finalist, Threesis Academic Challenge, Graduate School of Arts and Science, NYU, 2014
Travel Award, Indian Society of Nephrology, India, 2012
Winner, Bio-Paradigm, a working model-making competition organized by the Society for Biological Engineers – UIET Student Chapter, Panjab University, 2010