Kiranmayi Malapaka, PhD Research Scholar, Department of Biotechnology (BT11D014) has received the ‘Young Investigator Award’ in Clinical Research for best oral presentation at the 11th Annual Conference of International Society for Heart Research held during February 8 to 9, 2014 at the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Mohali, Punjab.  Her presentation was entitled ‘Discovery of SNPs in the Catestatin / Parastatin Region of Chromogranin A and their Association with Metabolic Syndrome in Indian Populations’.  She is guided by Dr. Nitish R. Mahapatra.