Four teams of young researchers from different parts of the country were felicitated for the innovative use of computational technologies for in solving problems in other areas of science, by an independent group of people from academia and industry, reports the Times of India
“There were 32 participants from all over country for this competition. Selected papers report significant research in the area of antipsychotic disease, HIV and tuberculosis were submitted by the participants,” said Supreet Deshpande, CEO of VLife Sciences Technologies – a [Pune based] company that provides computer-aided drug discovery software to academia as well as industries. The company initiated the awards.
A team from Bangalore bagged the first position, Pune bagged the second position, teams from Kolkata and Chandigarh bagged the third and fourth positions.
The Pune team consisted of Shashikant Bhandari, Kailash Bothara and Ashwini Madgulkar of AISSMS College of Pharmacy, Pune