Nune Manasa | Tissue engineering | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Nune Manasa | Tissue engineering | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr at Manipal Institute of Regenerative Medicine India

With a Ph.D. in Medical Nanotechnology and extensive research and teaching experience, this professional has made significant contributions to the field of biotechnology and biomaterials. They have held positions such as Assistant Professor and Research Associate, showcasing expertise in stem cell research, tissue engineering, and nanotechnology. Their achievements include numerous awards, memberships, and editorial roles in esteemed journals. Additionally, they actively participate in academic committees and serve as a reviewer for prestigious journals and grant proposals. With a commitment to excellence in research and education, they continue to drive innovation in the biomedical field.

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Scholar

 📚🎓Academic Profile

  • Ph.D. in Medical Nanotechnology (2016) from Centre for Nanotechnology & Advanced Biomaterials, SASTRA University, Thanjavur, India
  • M.Sc. Biotechnology (2009) (80%) from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (J.N.T.U), Hyderabad, India
  • B.Sc. Biotechnology, Botany & Chemistry (2007) (81%) from Nizam College, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.

 🔬👩‍🏫 Research & Teaching Experience 

Assistant Professor at Manipal Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Bengaluru from July 2017 – July 2022. Research Associate in the Chemistry of Physics & Materials Unit of Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India from February 2016 – November 2016. CSIR-Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Nanotechnology & Advanced Biomaterials (CeNTAB) of SASTRA University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India from October 2014 – November 2015. ICMR-Junior Research Fellow in the Centre for Nanotechnology & Advanced Biomaterials (CeNTAB) of SASTRA University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India from April 2011- September 2014. Teaching Assistant in the Centre for Nanotechnology & Advanced Biomaterials (CeNTAB) of SASTRA University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India from January 2010 – March 2011. Research Intern of Biotech Consortium of India Ltd (BCIL) at Indian Immunologicals Limited, Gachibowli, Hyderabad from November 2009 – December 2009. Project Trainee at Indian Immunologicals Limited, Gachibowli, Hyderabad from January 2009 – October 2009

Honors/ Awards🏆🎖️

Invited to the ASEAN-INDIA Women Scientists Conclave (AIWSC), 24-26 April 2024 Singapore, co-organized by Singapore’s Agency of Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) with India’s Department of Science & Technology and Anushandhan National Research Foundation (ANRF) with the support of the ASEAN Secretariat.American Chemical Society (ACS) complimentary membership as an appreciation in recognition for being an ACS peer-reviewer in March 2024.Best poster award at the National Symposium on Recent Trends in Biomedical Engineering (NSRTBME 2023) organized by MIT Manipal from 31st March – 1st April 2023.Second place in the Science poster presentation during the National Science day programme held at Manipal Institute of Regenerative Medicine on 24/02/2023.SBAOI-MAHE Young Scientist Award and first prize for the oral presentation titled ‘Polycaprolactone Nanofibers Coated with Cell-Derived Matrix for Uterine Tissue Engineering’ at the International Conference on Biomaterials, Regenerative Medicine and Devices (BIO-Remedi 22) held at IIT Guwahati, December 15-18, 2022.Life member (Awardee) of the Society for Biomaterials & Artificial Organs India (SBAOI) since March 2023.Life member of the Society for Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine India (STERMI) since October 2022.Certificate of Appreciation awarded for being the resource person for the faculty development program titled “Institutional Committee for Stem Cell Research: Guidelines and Screening Procedures for Protocols” organized by Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore on January 28th 2022 & July 2nd 2021.Second prize for oral presentation at the 4th International Conference on Recent Trends in Bioengineering (ICRTB 2021), organized by MIT School of Bioengineering Sciences & Research, Pune (MITBIO) from February 12-13, 2021Best poster award at the 5th Indian Peptide Symposium organized by Indian Peptide Society on September 24-25, 2015, at JNCASR, Bangalore, IndiaSenior Research Fellowship (CSIR-SRF) award from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Human Resource and Development Group in 2014.Selected as Project trainee for DBT-Biotech Industrial Training Programme (BITP) by the Department of Biotechnology & Biotech Consortium of India Ltd (BCIL) at Indian Immunologicals Limited, Gachibowli, Hyderabad in 2009.GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) – Biotechnology qualified in 2010.GRE (Graduate Record Examination) – Obtained 1210/1600 – 75.6% in 2008.

 🔍📝 Reviewer & Examiner

‘Ph.D. Coordinator’ of MIRM from February 2023.’IQAC Coordinator’ of MIRM from October 2022-March 2023.Member Secretary for the Institutional Committee for Stem Cell Research (IC-SCR) of MIRM, MAHE since November 2020.Stem cell expert of the IEC committee of SDM University, Dharwad in December 2023.Guest topic editor for ‘Frontiers in Neuroscience’ (IF-5.152) in the section ‘Translational Neuroscience’ for a research topic on ‘Combinatorial Neural Engineering Approaches for Neurotrauma and Neurological Disorders’ in February 2023.Guest editor for ‘JoVE’ (IF-1.4); editing a special issue in methods collection on “Designing of ECM-based biomimetic scaffolds for nerve tissue engineering applications” since September 2022.Peer-reviewed an Israel Science Foundation grant in March 2024.Peer-reviewed for various prestigious journals including ‘Biotechnology Journal’, ‘Journal of Polymer Science’, ‘Journal of Tissue Engineering’, ‘ACS Nano’, ‘Journal of Nanobiotechnology’, ‘Small’, ‘Neuroscience Bulletin’, and many more.Invited to be part of a screening committee of the National Post Doc Symposium (NPDS) 2022 jointly organized by BLiSC and IISER Thiruvananthapuram, July 20-22, 2022, in March 2022.Appointed as external question paper setter for Yenepoya University, Mangalore for setting Ph.D. entrance test questions in July 2020.Doctoral Advisory Committee member, protocol panel member, thesis examiner invitation for internal and external Ph.D. candidates since 2021.

Publications Top Notes 📝

  • Self-assembling peptide nanofibrous scaffolds for tissue engineering: novel approaches and strategies for effective functional regeneration
    • Authors: M Nune, P Kumaraswamy, U Maheswari Krishnan, S Sethuraman
    • Journal: Current Protein and Peptide Science
    • Volume: 14
    • Issue: 1
    • Pages: 70-84
    • Year: 2013
    • Citations: 102

 

  • Melanin incorporated electroactive and antioxidant silk fibroin nanofibrous scaffolds for nerve tissue engineering
    • Authors: M Nune, S Manchineella, T Govindaraju, KS Narayan
    • Journal: Materials Science and Engineering: C
    • Volume: 94
    • Pages: 17-25
    • Year: 2019
    • Citations: 91

 

  • Silica-based bioactive glasses and their applications in hard tissue regeneration: A review
    • Authors: N Al-Harbi, H Mohammed, Y Al-Hadeethi, AS Bakry, A Umar, MA Hussein, …
    • Journal: Pharmaceuticals
    • Volume: 14
    • Issue: 2
    • Pages: 75
    • Year: 2021
    • Citations: 77

 

  • PLGA nanofibers blended with designer self-assembling peptides for peripheral neural regeneration
    • Authors: M Nune, UM Krishnan, S Sethuraman
    • Journal: Materials Science and Engineering: C
    • Volume: 62
    • Pages: 329-337
    • Year: 2016
    • Citations: 69

 

  • Self-assembling peptide nanostructures on aligned poly (lactide-co-glycolide) nanofibers for the functional regeneration of sciatic nerve
    • Authors: M Nune, A Subramanian, UM Krishnan, SS Kaimal, S Sethuraman
    • Journal: Nanomedicine
    • Volume: 12
    • Issue: 3
    • Pages: 219-235
    • Year: 2017
    • Citations: 31

Ahmed Abdalla | Cell Therapy | Best Researcher Award

 Dr. Ahmed Abdalla | Cell Therapy | Best Researcher Award

 Dr. University of Jinan, China

👩‍🔬 With over 15 years of experience in research, teaching, and mentoring, I have developed research projects and taught various courses in Basic Science, Pharmacy, and Basic Medicine at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. I have co-supervised postgraduate students, providing guidance on laboratory experiments, data analysis, and scientific paper writing. My expertise lies in evaluating student progress and providing feedback for their sustained success.🌟

 

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Work History 📅🏫

Research conducting at Kaiti Cell Therapy, Industrial Research Institute of Jinan University, Shandong Province, China (2023 – Present)Associate Professor at Bahri University, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Khartoum, Sudan (2022 – 2023)Post-doctorate fellow at School of Life Science, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China (2016 – 2019)Visiting Scholar at Fuwai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science (CAMS) and Peking Union Medical College (PUMC) (2017 – 2018)Assistant Professor at Bahri University, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Khartoum, Sudan (2016 – 2021)Lecturer at the College of Applied Science, University of Juba (Bahri), Sudan (2009 – 2012)Part-timer in the Faculty of Medicine, Gezira University during the Master’s degree (2007 – 2009)Examination officer in the College of Applied Science, University of Juba (2006 – 2007)Teaching assistant in the University of Medical Science and Technology, Sudan (2005 – 2006)

Education 🎓📚

PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China (2016)Thesis: Potential indicators of occult cancer and the role of ADAM10 in metastasis and thrombogenicity of adenocarcinoma cell lines in vitro.M.Sc. in Biochemistry from Faculty of Medicine, University of Gezira, WadMedani, Sudan (2009)Thesis: Some Biochemical Markers of Cardiovascular Disease in Sudanese type II Diabetic Patients.B.Sc. (Honor) in Biochemistry from University of Juba (Currently Bahri University), Khartoum, Sudan (2002)Thesis: Antimicrobial activity of Trigonella-foenum graecum

University Memberships 🏫🎓

University of Jinan, School of Biological Sciences, Jinan, Shandong, China.University of Bahri, College of Applied Science, Khartoum, SudanHuazhong University of Science and Technology, School of Life Sciences, Wuhan, ChinaUniversity of Medical Science and Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy and Medical Laboratory (Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), Khartoum, Sudan

Courses Taught 📚🎓

Aspects of Animal BiochemistryBasic and Advanced BiochemistryBasic and Advanced ImmunologyBiomaterialsBiomolecules (Chemistry of Protein, Carbohydrate, Lipids, and Nucleic Acids)Cell Biology and SignalingMolecular BiologySpecial topics in Biochemistry (Tumor Biology, and other Diseases)Population GeneticsProtein, Carbohydrate, Lipids, and Nucleic Acids MetabolismOthers such as Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine, etc.

Additional Responsibilities and Awards 🏆🎖️

Reviewer for international journals such as Cancer Research and Frontiers in Immunology.Co-supervised international students for PhD and Master’s degrees, assisting in experimental design, paper writing, and thesis dissertation.Leading uniform meetings to discuss work progress in research groups.Overseeing curriculum development and assessment in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Applied Science, University of Bahri, Sudan.Development of innovative Cancer Cell Therapy at Kaiti Cell Therapy, Research Institute of Jinan University, China.Recipient of several awards and scholarships for academic excellence and research contributions.

Publications Top Notes 📝

 

  • Title: The long coiled-coil protein NECC2 regulates oxLDL-induced endothelial oxidative damage and exacerbates atherosclerosis development in apolipoprotein E −/− mice
  • Authors: Mu, X., Liu, S.-J., Zheng, L.-Y., … Yang, F.-F., Meng, N.
  • Journal: Free Radical Biology and Medicine
  • Year: 2024
  • Volume: 216
  • Pages: 106–117

 

  • Title: CAR-T cell therapeutic avenue for fighting cardiac fibrosis: Roadblocks and perspectives
  • Authors: Abdalla, A.M.E., Miao, Y., Ahmed, A.I.M., Meng, N., Ouyang, C.
  • Journal: Cell Biochemistry and Function
  • Year: 2024
  • Volume: 42
  • Issue: 2
  • Pages: e3955

 

  • Title: A Disintegrin and Metalloprotease 10 Expressions Modulate Potential Metastatic and Thrombus Formation in Pancreatic Carcinoma
  • Authors: Yu, M., Chen, Q., Li, Q., … Ouyang, C., Abdalla, A.M.E.
  • Journal: Iranian Journal of Public Health
  • Year: 2022
  • Volume: 51
  • Issue: 8
  • Pages: 1778–1789

 

  • Title: The impact of ExHp-CD (outer membrane vesicles) released from Helicobacter pylori SS1 on macrophage RAW 264.7 cells and their immunogenic potential
  • Authors: Ahmed, A.A.Q., Qi, F., Zheng, R., … Shi, Z., Yang, G.
  • Journal: Life Sciences
  • Year: 2021
  • Volume: 279
  • Pages: 119644

 

  • Title: Heterogeneous populations of outer membrane vesicles released from helicobacter pylori ss1 with distinct biological properties
  • Authors: Ahmed, A.A.Q., Zheng, R., Abdalla, A.M.E., … Mao, L., Yang, G.
  • Journal: Engineered Science
  • Year: 2021
  • Volume: 15
  • Pages: 148–165