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Key Training Programmes Attended by FMR Staff/Students (2006 – 14)

  1. Training programme on Management of Libraries in Digital Environment at Yashvantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration, Pune from 16th – 20th January 2006 attended by Ms. Smita Patil
  2. Basic Immunological techniques at Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research & Education in Cancer from 20th February – 1st March 2006 attended by Mr. Brijesh Sukumaran and Ms. Purva Bhatter
  3. Programme on Project Formulation, Implementation and Evaluation at Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad from 8th – 9th May 2006 attended by Ms. Desiree D’ Souza
  4. Advanced Course on Molecular Neurology and Neuropathology at Genome Campus, Cambridge, U. K. from 20th – 26th July 2006 attended by Dr. Mrudula Save
  5. Training in MIRU-VNTR at University of Cape Town, South Africa from 9th – 31st January 2007 attended by Mr. Anirvan Chatterjee
  6. Immunology Course at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai from August – October 2007 attended by Ms. Purva Bhatter and Mr. Brijesh Sukumaran
  7. Training in Genomics at International School of Anthropology, Anthropological Survey of India, Mysore from 15th – 28th February 2008 attended by Mr. Anirvan Chatterjee
  8. Advance Techniques of Molecular Biology at Prof. S. N. Tripathi Medical Foundation Research and Development Centre, Varansi from 7th – 9th March 2008 attended by Ms. Poonam Daswani and Mr. Brijesh Sukumaran
  9. Basics in PubMed at QMed Foundation, Mumbai in April 2008 attended by Ms. Poonam Daswani
  10. Workshop on “Molecular / Cytogenetic Diagnostics and Clinical Implications” organized by Reliance Institute of Life Sciences at Navi Mumbai on 21st – 23rd January 2009 attended by Mr. Anirvan Chatterjee
  11. TB Workshop “Mycobacteriology Procedures Update” organized by Becton Dickinson India Pvt. Ltd. at Mumbai on 26th  March 2009 attended by Ms. Desiree D’ Souza and Ms. Monica Tolani
  12. Virulence Assays of M. tuberculosis in human monocyte derived macrophages training  at University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa from 1st – 31st July 2009 attended by Ms. Purva Bhatter
  13. Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) Training at National Institute for Medical Research, London, U.K. from 24th August – 5th October 2009 attended by Mr. Anirvan Chatterjee
  14. Conference on  “Workflow Solutions for Identifying Genetic Variations” organized by Genetix Biotech Asia (P) Ltd. at Navi Mumbai on 31st August 2009 attended by Ms. Desiree D’ Souza and Ms. Sanjana Kuruwa
  15. International Conference on “Laboratory Animal Science : Applications in Biomedical Research” & One day Pre-Conference Workshop on “Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Facilities, Quality Control and Quality Assurance Criteria” organized by Laboratory Animal Scientists Association (LASA) of India and National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (ICMR) at Mumbai on 1st – 3rd October 2009 attended by Ms. Anju Dighe
  16. National Workshop on “Best practices to ensure sustainable quality care for leprosy affected persons at the district level referral centre through GHC system” organized by ALERT-INDIA and Central Leprosy Division, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India at Mumbai from 21st – 22nd  October 2009 attended by Dr. Vanaja Shetty
  17. Communication and Presentation Skills for Women Scientists at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar from 16th – 21st November 2009 attended by Ms. Desiree D’ Souza and Ms. Poonam Daswani
  18. 12th Workshop on Biomedical Informatics and Communication organized by JB Tropical Disease Research Centre at Wardha from 20th  – 21st November 2009 attended by Ms. Sanjana Kuruwa
  19. Wellcome Trust International Public Engagement Workshop organized by Wellcome Trust, UK at Bengaluru from 7th  – 10th  December 2009 attended by Dr. Nerges Mistry
  20. Workshop on “Discover Hidden Treasures in our Medical Libraries. Economically” organized by QMed Knowledge Foundation at Mumbai on 8th January 2010 attended by Ms. Rekha Gadgil
  21. Workshop on “Case-Control Study: Basics and Beyond” organized by Indian Institute of Public Health at Delhi on 16th – 19th  February 2010 attended by Dr. Bharat Randive and Ms. Desiree D’ Souza
  22. IDEAL Workshop on “Molecular and GIS based epidemiology of leprosy” organized by Institute of Pathology, Indian Council of Medical Research at Delhi on 4th – 9th March 2010 attended by Mr. Anirvan Chatterjee and Ms. Sanjana Kuruwa
  23. Workshop on “Change Management in Your Organization” organized by Centre of Advancement of Philanthropy and ToolBox India at Mumbai on 9th March 2010 attended by Dr. Tannaz Birdi and Mr. Adi Siganporia
  24. One day awareness programme for research facilities using open radioisotopes organized by Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) at Mumbai on 30th July 2010 attended by Ms. Desiree D’ Souza
  25. Training on HPLC Instrument at Analytical Solutions, MIDC Rable, Navi Mumbai from 11th – 14th August 2010 attended by Dr. Brijesh Sukumaran
  26. Workshop on “Geographic Information System (GIS) and Public Health: Practice of a good mapping” organized by National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE) at Chennai on 13th – 15th September 2010 attended by Ms. Sanjana Kuruwa
  27. Seminar on “Steroid regimens for Reaction management and Disability prevention” organized by Bombay Leprosy Project at Mumbai on 6th October 2010 attended by Dr. Vanaja Shetty and Ms. Anju Dighe
  28. Seminar on “Next Generation High Resource Melting Technology” organized by Genetix Biotech Asia Pvt. Ltd. at Mumbai on 8th February 2011 attended by Ms. Desiree D’ Souza, Ms. Monica Tolani, Ms. Purva Bhatter, Mr. Anirvan Chatterjee
  29. Whole genome sequencing and training for drug resistance testing at Ecole Polytechnique Federal de, Lausanne, Switzerland from 12th – 31st March 2011 attended by Ms. Sanjana Kuruwa
  30. Clinical Workshop Series: Pharmacovigilance at Indian Institute of Public Health, Gurgaon from 5th – 8th April 2011 attended by Dr. Brijesh Sukumaran
  31. Seminar on “Good Governance (Under the Trusts & Societies Act, Income Tax & FCRA) and Legal Compliance Issues for NGOs” organized by Moneylife Foundation at Mumbai on 21st April 2011 attended by Ms. Manjiri Puranik
  32. Bayesian Disease Mapping course in Epidemiology and Public Health at Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland from 8th – 19th August 2011 attended by Mr. Anirvan Chatterjee
  33. International Development Management Development Programme Course on “Strategic Planning and Innovation” organized by International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease at Singapore from 15th – 20th August 2011 attended by Dr. Nerges Mistry
  34. Workshop on  “Peripheral Nerve Ultrasonography” organized by Nireekshana ACET at Hyderabad on 30th October 2011 attended by Dr. Vanaja Shetty
  35. Workshop on “Development and Evaluation of Complex Health Care Interventions” organized by Sangath at Goa on 7th – 12th November 2011 attended by Dr. Nerges Mistry
  36. Training in environmental Bioload and air exchange measurements at University College of London, London from 26th November – 12th December 2011 by Ms. Desiree D’ Souza
  37. Advanced scientific techniques on Chemistry Manufacturing and Control of Botanicals at Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu from 2nd – 23rd December 2011 attended by Dr. Pooja Gupta.
  38. Workshop on “Uncovering patterns in complex data structure: Multivariate Data Analysis” organized by Public Health Foundation of India, Indian Institute of Public Health at Hyderabad on 14th – 16th February 2012 attended by Ms. Shimoni Shah
  39. CEP course on “Advanced Analytical Techniques” organized by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay at Mumbai on 26th – 29th March 2012 attended by Dr. Pooja Gupta
  40. Principle and Practices of Laboratory Animal Care at Haffkine Institute, Mumbai from 23rd – 24th April 2012 attended by Ms. Anju Dighe, Ms. Swaran Kamble, Mr. Vinayak Rokade and Mr. Balu Pandit
  41. Workshop on “Screening for Activity Limitation and Safety Awareness (SALSA) and Participation Restriction” organized by Royal Tropical Institute at Agra on 16th May 2011 attended by Dr. Vanaja Shetty, Dr. Kulbhushan Pawar, Ms. Anju Dighe
  42. Workshop on “Principle and Practices of Laboratory Animal Care” organized by Haffkine Institute for Training, Research and Testing at Mumbai on 14th – 15th July 2011 attended by Ms. Swaran Kamble and Mr. Balu Pandit
  43. Workshop on “Project Management” organized by Centre for Advancement of Philanthropy (CAP) and S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research at Mumbai on 5th October 2011 attended by Dr. Pooja Gupta
  44. “PubMed-Interactive” workshop organized by Quality Medical Knowledge Foundation on 24th November 2012 attended by Dr. Pooja Gupta, Ms. Poonam Daswani and Ms. Purva Bhatter
  45. Onsite training on Air Pollution Measurement by  Dr. Ka-man Lai, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong at at Shivaji Nagar, Govandi  Mumai  on 11th - 14th June 2013  attended by Ms. Purva Bhatter and Mr. Anirvan Chatterjee
  46. CommCare Workshop organized by Dimagi and USAID at Mumbai from 12th – 14th July 2013 attended by Ms. Shimoni Shah
  47. Building design and engineering approaches to airborne infection control – A short course organized by at Mumbai from 16 – 21 September 2013 by Ms. Akshaya Patil.
  48. Blended learning programme (online) on “Science and Policy of Climate Change” organized by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), Institute for Global Environment Strategies (IGES), Tokyo Development Learning Centre at Mumbai from 13th September – 16th December 2013 attended by Ms. Rutuja Dhawde and Ms. Nuzhat Surve
  49. Workshop on “Tuberculosis – New Approaches & Developments” organized by IPAQT – Initiative for Promoting Affordable and Quality TB Tests at Mumbai on 24th November 2013 attended by Mr. Anirvan Chatterjee, Ms. Akshaya Patil and Ms. Vipulmati Dhole
  50. “Science & Communication Workshop” organized by The Wellcome Trust and DBT India Alliance from 27th – 29th November 2013 attended by Dr. Pooja Gupta, Ms. Purva Bhatter and Mr. Anirvan Chatterjee
  51. Workshop on “Understanding CSR from the Corporate and NGO perspective” organized by CAP – Centre for Advancement of  Philanthropy at Mumbai on 3rd December 2013 attended by Mr. Adi Siganporia
  52. Seminar on “A Novel Approach to Conventional Solutions in Life Sciences” organized by Genetix Biotech Asia Pvt. Ltd. at Navi Mumbai on 30th January 2014 attended by Ms. Rutuja Dhawde, Ms. Nuzhat Surve and Ms. Kowsalya Venkataramani
  53. Training in Ayurvedic / Herbal Drug Analysis organized by Total Herb Solutions Pvt. Ltd. at Mumbai from 15th – 16 February 2014 attended by Dr. Pooja Gupta.
  54. Workshop on, “Advanced Statistical Methods in Research” organized by Society for Initiatives in Nutrition & Development at Pune on 22nd March 2014 attended by Dr. Pooja Gupta and Ms. Rutuja Dhawde

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