Wednesday, 8 March 2017

SERB fellowship awarded to Dr Lalji Singh

SERB fellowship awarded to Dr Lalji Singh

Dr Lalji Singh, former Director of Centre for Cellular and Molecular(अणु संबन्धी) Biology (CCMB) and former Vice-Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has been selected for the ‘Distinguished Fellow(प्रतिष्ठित साथी) ’ honour by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB). SERB, which instituted the ‘Distinguished SERB Fellowship’ to support research of eminent(प्रतिष्ठित) scientists, been given in recognition of Dr Singh’s continued performance and mentor ship (संरक्षक जहाज) to young researchers. The award carries an amount of Rs 60,000 per month and a research grant of Rs five lakh per year. The grant is for a period of three years and is extendable for a further two years. The fact that future medicine is going to be personalised based on genetic make up led Dr Singh to conceive(कल्पना करना) the ‘Genome Foundation’, which is a non-profit company established in May 2004 in Hyderabad. It strives (प्रयास करता है) to take authentic and affordable DNA technology and other genetic diagnostic services to the underprivileged (वंचित) and rural populations in the country to eradicate or control genetic disorders by using screening, prenatal diagnosis (प्रसव पूर्व निदान) and counselling(परामर्श). 

The Genome Foundation is actively engaged in the diagnosis of Genetic disorders, research on Preventive, Predictive & Personalised medicine and training of Students in modern technologies and research. 

Definitions of conceive कल्पना करना

become pregnant with (a child).
she was conceived when her father was 49
form or devise (a plan or idea) in the mind.
the dam project was originally conceived in 1977
synonyms: think up, think of, dream up, devise, formulate, design, originate, create, develop, cook up, hatch


Definitions of underprivileged वंचित
(of a person) not enjoying the same standard of living or rights as the majority of people in a society.
This occasion, as in previous years, was one of happiness and support for underprivileged people in society.
synonyms: needy, deprived, disadvantaged, poor, destitute, in need, in straitened circumstances, impoverished, poverty-stricken, on the poverty line, indigent, lower-class, penurious

prosperous, rich, wealthy, privileged

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