Rushikesh Patil PhD

ACTREC- Tata Memorial Centre, India

Department of Science and Technology- INSPIRE Faculty - Joined ACTREC-Tata Memorial Centre as an INSPIRE Faculty since Sept 2017. The position is supported by DST, Govt. of India as a ‘principal investigator’ of an independent project. The project involves the investigation of metabolic regulation of immune cells and their functions in cancer.

Honors and awards

Selected as an “Ambassador of Immunopaedia” for Asia. Immunopaedia is an initiative of ‘International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS)’ to advance global immunology education.
Invited as an External Examiner for the practical examination of B.Tech students at Amity University, Mumbai. (17 Nov 2017)
Invited to deliver a talk on “Basics of Immunotherapy” at Foundation for Head and Neck Oncology (FHNO) conference at J W Marriott, Mumbai. (15 Sept 2017)
Invited as an External Expert to interview the candidates for the post of junior research fellow at Integrated Cancer Treatment and Research Centre (ICTRC), Wagholi, Pune. (25 June 2017)
Received Travel award for oral presentation at 13th FIMSA advanced Immunology Course at PGIMER, Chandigarh. (March 2016)
Recipient of Dr. G.P. Talwar Young Scientist Award in 41st Annual Conference of Indian Immunology Society (IMMUNOCON-2014), Madurai Kamaraj University. (2014)
Received travel fellowship from Homi Bhabha National Institute. (2014)
Received Sam Mistry travel fellowship award from Tata Memorial Centre. (2014)
Received 2nd Poster presentation award in conference on “National Education Day”, NMIMS School of Science, Mumbai. (1st November, 2012)
Awarded ACTREC-Senior Research Fellowship (SRF). (August 2012)
Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET-LS) conducted by CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research), Govt. of India. (December-2011)
Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test (GATE) conducted by HRDG (Human Resource Development Group), Govt. of India. (February 2011)
Awarded ACTREC-Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), August 2010
Awarded 1st prize in “Avishkar research festival” at Mumbai university level. (2009)
Life member of Indian Immunology Society
Life member of Mumbai Immunology Group
Executive Committee member, Mumbai Immunology Group