MSc/PhD Program
Kanishka Waghmare
First Name:
Kanishka

Last Name:
Waghmare

Country:
India

 



Kanishka Waghmare

EDUCATION

College / University:
Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Highest Degree:
B.Tech.

Major Subjects:
Biotechnology


Lab Experience:
Basic lab techniques involved in molecular biology, electrophysiology, bioinformatics, biochemistry, and down-stream processing

Projects / Research:
Nov 2013 - May 2014: Bachelor thesis “In silico designing of inhibitors for Acid sensing Ion Channels”, Prof. Mukesh Doble, Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Jan 2013 - Nov 2013: iGEM 2013 “Comabting Shiga Toxin: A synthetic biology approach”, Prof. N Mahapatra, Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Scholarships:
2014 - 2016 : Erasmus Mundus Scholarship

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND GOALS:

I am interested in neurobiology of addiction and wish to gain insight into the multidisciplinary approaches to understand and overcome the problem. Additionally, I wish to explore the field of cognitive sciences, particularly the topics of decision making and volition.