Kalasalingam University, Assistant Professor Dr. N. Selvapalam has received an Early Career Research Award (ECRA) project from DST-SERB with the funding value of Rs. 29 Lakhs.
This project involves extensive organic synthesis which provides a new avenue of products to conduct translation research projects. The outcome of the grant is expected to have practical clinical impact in the area of tissue engineering.The duration of the project is for 3 years. Early Career Research Award scheme is part of an innovative Scheme announced by DST-SERB to support scientist who are in their early career for pursuing exciting and innovative research in frontier areas of science and engineering. He is the first one to receive such an award scheme from Kalasalingam University.Dr. Selvapalam will be the Principal Investigator to lead this project work and Dr. Lakshminarayanan will team up with him as a Co-PI.