Molecular Oncology Lab

BUSHRA ATEEQ

BUSHRA ATEEQ, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Senior Fellow, Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance
Department of Biological Sciences & Bioengineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK)
Kanpur, 208016, U.P., India
Tel: +91 512 2594083 (Office)
Tel: +91 512 2594042 (Lab)
Fax: +91 512 2594010
Email: bushra@iitk.ac.in

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Appointments

June 2018 – Present

Associate Professor, Department of Biological sciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.

Apr 2013 – June 2018

Assistant Professor, Department of Biological sciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.

Feb 2013 – Apr 2013

Visiting Faculty, Department of Biological sciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.

Aug 2011 – Jan 2013

Research Investigator, Michigan Center for Translational Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Professional/ Research Experience

Jan 2008 – July 2011

Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Michigan Center for Translational Pathology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Advisor: Arul M. Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D.

June 2005 – Dec 2007

Post-doctoral Research Fellow, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Advisor: Shafaat A. Rabbani, M.D.

June 2004 – May 2005

Research Associate-CSIR, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India. Advisor: Amitabha Mukhopadhyay, Ph.D.

July 2003 – May 2004

Research Associate-DBT, Department of Biochemistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. Advisor: Neeta Singh, Ph.D.

Jan 1998 – Apr 2003

Ph.D. (Genetics). Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. Advisor: Prof. Waseem Ahmed (Faridi), Ph.D.

Awards and Honors

2020 Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize (2020) for Science and Technology in Medical Sciences by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Government of India.
2020 S. Ramachandran-National Bioscience Award for Career Development (2020) by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India.
2020 Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance, Senior Fellowship Award.
2020 CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute Award (2020) for the Excellence in Drug Research in Life Sciences.
2019 Basanti Devi Amir Chand Prize in Biomedical Sciences (2019) by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Government of India.
2019 CNR Rao Faculty Award for the Excellence in Research, IIT Kanpur.
2019 Sayeeda Begum Women Scientist Prize for Excellence in Research from Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi.
2017 P. K. Kelkar Young Faculty Research Fellowship Award, IIT Kanpur.
2014 Finalist of the NASI SCOPUS Young Scientist Award in Medicine category.
2013 Wellcome Trust/ DBT India Alliance, Intermediate Fellowship Award.
2013 SERB-Department of Science and Technology, Fast-Track Young Scientist Award.
2013 Ramanujan Fellowship from Department of Science and Technology, India (Declined). 
2011 AACR Women in Cancer Research Scholar Award at the annual meeting of American Association of Cancer Research, Orlando, FL. 
2009 Young Investigator Award from Expedition Inspiration Fund for Breast Cancer Research, Ketchum, Idaho. 
2009 - 2011  Genentech Post-doctoral Award from the Genentech Foundation, South San Francisco, CA. 
2005 - 2007 Post-doctoral Research Award from Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), and Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CHIR) for the strategic training program in Skeletal Health Research. 
2004 - 2005 Research Associate Fellowship Award by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, India. 
2002 - 2003 Senior Research Fellowship Award from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, India. 
1995 - 1997 University level Merit Scholarship in M. Sc., Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.