The thesis entitled ‘Synthesis and Structural Studies of Glycans and Glycopeptoids’ of Dr. Anadi Singha Mahapatra, a former PhD Research Scholar, Department of Chemistry has been chosen for the 2nd Prize of ‘2014 Lilly Outstanding Thesis Awards’. The Award consists of USD 1000 and a Lilly Plaque. He will be presented the award during the J-NOST2014 Conference scheduled to be held at IIT Madras during December 4-6, 2014. He was guided by Prof. S. Sankararaman and Late Prof. D. Loganathan.