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2015 Research Group

 

Dr Amitabh Jha, MSc, PhD (Delhi)
Professor
Phone: (902) 585-1515 (Office)
  (902) 585-1790 (Lab.)
Fax: (902) 585-1114
Email: amitabh.jha@acadiau.ca
Office: Ell 108                  Lab: Ell 117

 


Professional Experience

Teaching

Department of Chemistry, Acadia University, Canada (2002-)

 

College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Canada (2001).

Postdoctoral

College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Canada (1999-2000).

Industrial

Ranbaxy Research Laboratories Limited, New Delhi, India (1997-1999).

 

ALviva Biopharmaceuticals Inc., Saskatoon (SK)Canada (2000-2002).

Research Group News

November  2015

Dr Minati Kuanar joined the group as Visiting Research Scientist. Very warm welcome, Dr Kuanar!

September  2015

Meng Qiu and Ryan Densmore joined the group for a research project course. Welcome Meng and Ryan!

September  2015

Zainab AlJaroudi successfully defended her Master's thesis. Congratulations Zainab! Best of luck for your future!

May  2015

Melissa O'Brien and Rachael Weagle have been awarded NSERC USRA for conducting summer research. Congratulations Melissa and Rachael! Welcome to the Jha Group!

April  2015

Dr Jha was awarded Discovery Development Grant from NSERC.

February  2015

Dr Prabhu P Mohapatra joined the group as a postdoctoral associate. Very warm welcome, Prabhu!

December 2014

Ashraf Abdelkhalik successfully defended his Master's thesis. He was nominated for Governor General Medal for the quality of his research. Congratulations Ashraf! Best of luck for your future!

September 2014

Salma A Alharbi joined the group as a graduate student. Welcome Salma!

April  2014

Donald Corkum has been awarded NSERC USRA for conducting summer research. Congratulations Donald!

April  2014

Gabrielle Andrews has been awarded BHCRI Studentship for conduct summer research. Congratulations Gabby! Welcome to the Jha Group!

January 2014

Dr Nawal Paul joined the group as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome Nawal!

May  2013

Donald Corkum joined the group as undergraduate summer research trainee. Welcome Donald!

March  2013

Neha Rana and Kasi Pericherla completed successful stints as Canadian Commonwealth Scholars and left for their home institutions in India. Best of Luck!

January 2013

Zainab ALjaroudi joined the group as a graduate student. Welcome Zainab!

December 2012

Dr Anil Kumar from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, (BITS) Pilani joined us for a short duration as a Visiting Professor sponsored by Acadia's Harrison McCain Awards. Very warm welcome, Dr Kumar!

October 2013

Ashraf AbdelKhalik joined the group as a graduate student. Welcome Ashraf!

September 2012

Kasiviswanadraju Pericherla from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, (BITS) Pilani joins the Jha Group as a  visiting PhD students supported by Canadian Commonwealth Scholarships. Welcome Kasi!

September 2012

Ting-Yi "Michael" Chou successfully defended his Masters thesis. Nice Job!

September 2012

Ms Neha Rana from University of Delhi joins the Jha Group as a  visiting PhD students supported by Canadian Commonwealth Scholarships. Welcome Neha!

September 2012

Dr Ajay Naidu was awarded postdoctoral fellowship from Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute under the Cancer Research Training Program. Congratulations!

March  2012

Divya Mathur and Iyanar Karthikeyan completed successful stints as Canadian Commonwealth Scholars and left for their home institutions in India. Best of Luck!

March 2012

Official announcement of George H Wallace Chair in Chemistry being conferred to Dr Jha for a period of 5-years (2011-2016).

December  2011

V. Kameswara Rao left for BITS Pilani (India) after a productive stint in the laboratory. Best of Luck!

September  2011

Iyanar Karthikeyan from Indian Institute of Technology Madras and Divya Mathur from University of Delhi join the Jha Group as a  visiting PhD students supported by Canadian Commonwealth Scholarships.  Welcome Karthik and Divya!

June 2011

V. Kameswara Rao from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, (BITS) Pilani joins the Jha Group as a  visiting PhD student.  Welcome Kamesh!

May 2011

After successfully defending his MSc thesis in early April, Doug Vaughan received MSc in Chemistry degree in the Spring Convocation. Congratulations Doug!

May 2011

Dominique Comeau and Nicholas McDonald formally join the Jha Group as Research  Assistants for the Summer of 2011. Welcome Dominique and Nick!

April 2011

Nicholas McDonald's application for CBCF Scholarship was successful. Congratulations Nick!

October 2010

Dr Jha was awarded a grant from Springboard Atlantic Inc. for the Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator project. Announcement.

September 2010

Dr Ajaya B Naidu joins the Jha Group as a postdoctoral fellow. Dr Naidu is a synthetic organic chemist trained at Indian Institute of Technology Madras. Welcome Ajay!

July 2010

Ting-Yi "Michael" Chou joins the Jha Group as a graduate student. Welcome Michael!

June 2010

Dr Jha (in association with Dr C. Too, Dalhousie) was awarded a research grant from Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (Atlantic) to pursue development of selective estrogen receptor modulators.

May 2010

Dr Jha's application (in association with Dr C. Too, Dalhousie) for the Breast Cancer Society of Canada/QEII Foundation Awards administered by BHCRI was successful.

March 2010

Dr Jha's renewal application for the NSERC Discovery Grant funded.

January 2010

Jeff Melanson joins the research group as a graduate student. Welcome Jeff!

January 2010

Dr Jha was awarded the Excellence in Research Award by the Associated Alumni of Acadia University. Citation


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