Dr Vikas of SKUAST-J gets Research Excellence Award

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Mar 11: Dr Vikas Sharma, working as Asstt Professor in the Division of Biochemistry, Faculty of Basic Sciences, SKUAST-Jammu, has been awarded Research Excellence Award 2020 for his research contributions in the area of anti-cancer studies.
The award contains a Certificate of Excellence along with lifetime professional membership and reviewership of Institute of Scholars, an ISO 9001: 2015 certified Institute by International Accurate Certification, Accredited by UASL.
This research award was presented to Dr Sharma specifically for his CSIR-NISCAIR research paper publication entitled “Karonda and Jamun seeds’ in vitro anticancer efficacy. The paper discussed in vitro cytotoxic potential of seed part of Carissa carandas (karonda) and Syzygium cumini (jamun) against nine human cancer cell lines from eight different origins. The paper gave solution to the selection of these two minor fruits from Jammu subtropics for further pharmacological analysis and recommended that regular consumption of these fruits will reduce the risk of lung cancer and further clarified that active molecules from these fruits can offer new drugs to provide great service to patients especially with lung carcinoma.