MSc/PhD Program
Ananya Tiwari
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Ananya Tiwari


College / University:
St. Stephen’s College, Delhi

Highest Degree:
B.Sc. (Chemistry Honours)

Major Subjects:
Chemistry (Inorganic, Organic and Physical), Physics, Mathematics

Lab Experience:
Basic biophysical and chemical techniques like Dynamic Light Scattering, Static Light Scattering, Rheology, Zeta Potential (Zeecom), UV/V Spectroscopy, Thin Layer and Column Chromatography, Gel Electrophoresis, Western Blotting

Projects / Research:
June - Aug 2010: Supervision on Schizophrenia and Abnormal Glucose Metabolism (Dr. Zoltan Sarnyai, University of Cambridge, UK)
May - Sep 2010: Effects of Epigenetic Regulation on Learning and Memory; and learn some Molecular Biology Techniques. (Prof. M K Thakur, Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Banaras, India)
Oct 2009: Towards Understanding Brain and the Major Techniques Used To Map It (Dr. Shantanu Ghosh   Behavorial and Cognitive Science Laboratory, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, India)
May - July 2009: Solution Phase Peptide Synthesis (Dr. E N Prabhakaran Department of Organic Chemistry Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India)
May - Oct 2008: Preparation And Characterization Of Protein-Protein Complex Coacervates And Their Application In Drug Delivery And study of some structural parameters of Gelatin A and B, Coacervation under various conditions, Study of symmetric- Asymmetric systems and maximum binding ratios of different components in the system. (Prof. H B Bohidar, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India)

Tiwari A, Bindal S and Bohidar H (2009) Kinetics of Protein Protein Complex Coacervation and Biphasic release of Salbutamol Sulphate from the Coacervate Matrix Biomacromolecules 10,184 -189

2010 - 2011: Stipend of the Excellence Foundation for the Promotion of the Max Planck Society
2010: Pembroke – King’s Program Scholarship, University of Cambridge, U.K.
2010: SRFP – Indian Academy of Sciences
2009 - 2010:Bank of Tokyo - Mitsubishi UFJ (Sanwa Bank) Scholarship
2010: Erasmus Mundus Scholarship in Advanced Spectroscopy


Fields like learning and memory, behavior, neural connectivity amongst others, interest me. Brain promises to give a scope to expand not just knowledge but also approaches with which it could be handled. The possible link between brain and mind intrigues me.