JMI professor wins Sayeeda Begum Women Scientist Prize 2018

JMI professor wins Sayeeda Begum Women Scientist Prize 2018
Abhay Anand | Sep 18, 2018 - 6:34 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 18: A faculty member of the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) University has been selected for the Sayeeda Begum Women Scientist Prize for the year 2018, for doing research in the area of Molecular Biology of human viruses.

Dr Shama Parveen is presently working as the Assistant Professor at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences at the JMI.

SHAMADr Parveen is actively involved in research in the area of Molecular Biology of human viruses and focuses on Dengue, Chikungunya, Zika and respiratory viruses (human metapneumovirus, influenza and respiratory syncytial virus).

Her research articles published in journals of international repute are being well cited.

The award is given annually in the memory of Late Sayeeda Begum, wife of Late Hakeem Abdul Hameed, founder of Jamia Hamdard. The award aims at recognizing the academic excellence of women scientists working at any minority institution of the country in basic and applied research in the areas of biosciences, biotechnology, biomedical, pharmaceutical and environmental sciences.

Scientific contributions of the candidate during last 5 years are evaluated for the award. The award carries a citation and prize money.


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