Dr. Vidushi Abrol, CSIR-Research Associate (RA) and alumnus of School of Biotechnology, has been awarded for the best oral presentation for the paper, titled “DES-based Mutagenesis, Chemical profiling, and De-replication of natural products isolated from Penicilliumoxalicum” in the “International Conference on Emerging Trends in Biosciences and Chemical Technology-2022” held at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) in Collaboration with CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicines on 3rd-5th Dec, 2022. The paper is an except from her doctoral thesis, titled “Studies on Secondary Metabolites Production in Important Fungi by Chemical Mutagenesis”, guided by Dr. Sundeep Jaglan, CSIR-IIIM Jammu and Dr. Sharada. M. Potukuchi, SMVD University.
Recently, on CSIR-IIIM 82 Foundation Day Celebration i.e. 1 Dec., 2022, she receive 3rd best research paper in area of Fermentation and Microbial Biotechnology by Prof S P Gautam, (former-Chairman, Central Pollution Control Board, New Delhi, India).The findings of her oral presentation are having a major application as a new array of molecules and the enhanced yield of important metabolites for drug industries and societal benefits. The research has been appreciated by delegates, and Prof. RK Sinha, VC SMVDU; Dr. Asha Chaubey, Principal Scientist, Head Fermentation & Microbial Biotechnology Division; Head, SoBT Dr. Ratna Chandra, SMVDU.