Super excited & cannot be happier to share the news that Manasven Raina from 'Evolutionary Immunology lab' just received an offer from the prestigious Erasmus Mundus Masters Program in Evolutionary Biology (MEME) with full scholarship. He is among the first few students who joined Ashoka Biology and our lab in 2018. Teaming with Basabi and … Continue reading Manasven gets into the Erasmus Mundus Masters Program in Evolutionary Biology
It is truly exciting to be a part of the #YIM2021 team with Karishma Kaushik (SPPU, Pune), Vasudharani Devanathan (IISER Tirupati), Smita Jain and Shantala Hari Dass (Indiabioscience). As always, we have an exciting line up of speakers and Mentors. Applications from Young Investigators are invited across diverse disciplines of Biology who are less than … Continue reading Boarded the YIM2021 Organising team
Delighted to invite applications for a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and a Postdoctoral Scientist position in an India Alliance-DBT/Wellcome Trust funded project at Ashoka University. The JRF and the postdoc hired for the project will participate in various experiments, combining experimental evolution of tractable insect models (e.g. fruit flies and beetles) with pathogenic infections to … Continue reading Applications Invited for a Junior Research Fellow and a Postdoctoral Scientist Position
Application deadline: 28th October 2020. Details: https://ashoka.edu.in/page/phd-bio-105
Had a very nice chat with Ashoka University Media team on why and how this grant will help me to establish a novel research and training program in India. Find the full the story here
We might advertise for PhD students, PostDocs, Project assistants soon. Keep watching this space. Also, see the following link
I am delighted to share that our lab will be funded by a Wellcome Trust-DBT India Alliance Intermediate Fellowship Award for the next five years (starting from Jan 2021).
We are super happy to share that Srijan Seal from the lab has been awarded Graduate Research Excellent Grant – RC Lewontin Early Award by " Society for the Study of Evolution". He is possibly the first India-based PhD student to get this award. He will also receive a generous fund from the Society to … Continue reading Exciting news from the lab! Srijan has just been awarded Graduate Research Excellent Grant – RC Lewontin Early Award by the Society for the Study of Evolution
How might carcass scavenging relax the fitness effects of female interference competition #chemical-warfare in flour beetles? See our latest manuscript to read the full story that also talks about chemical ecology and infection risk associated with scavenging and its fitness effects. Overall, it was super fun to write a manuscript quite different our usual stories #ecology #notevoimmunology. Great work … Continue reading Our latest manuscript in bioRxiv #Interesting implications for the evolution of competitive interactions, chemical ecology and spread of disease!
Glad to inform, as part of the eLife editorial team led by George Perry (Penn State U) and Dominique Soldati-Favre (U Geneve), about a Special Issue on evolutionary medicine Tentative areas are Antibiotic and antimicrobial resistance evolution Health-related pleiotropic tradeoffs of past human adaptation Health-related consequences of past adaptation mismatches with modern environments The evolutionary … Continue reading eLife invites papers in evolutionary medicine (Special Issue) @eLife