Ms. Kiranmayi Malapaka, Research Scholar (BT11D014), Department of Biotechnology on winning the 'Young Scientist Award' for outstanding achievement in Biology for the year 2017 from the KV Rao Scientific Society for her research work entitled ‘Catestatin Gly364Ser Variant Alters Systemic Blood Pressure and the Risk for Hypertension in Human Populations via Endothelial Nitric Oxide Pathway’.  She is guided by Dr. Nitish R. Mahapatra.