SMITA DILIP MAHALE
DIRECTOR

  SMITA DILIP MAHALE

Publications

Date of Joining Present Post: 01-08-2014

Address (Off):

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN REPRODUCTIVE
HEALTH JEHANGIR MERWANJI STREET PAREL
MUMBAI - 400012 .
Telephone (off): 022-24192015
Fax : 022 24139412
Email : dir@nirrh.res.in, smitamahale@hotmail.com
Educational Qualifications:

M.Sc. degree in Biochemistry from

  1. Kasturba Medical College, Manipal in 1980.
  2. Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry from University of Mumbai in 1992.

Discipline:
BIOCHEMISTRY
ENDOCRINOLOGY


Research Experience:
Structure function studies on gonadotropins, gonadotropin receptors and other regulatory proteins involved in reproduction

Research Interests

Structure-function relationship of gonadotropins and gonadotropin receptors

Structure-function relationship of prostate secretory protein 94

Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies/Associations :
  • Member, Society for the Study of Reproduction, USA
  • Member, Indian Society for the Study of Reproduction and Fertility
  • Member, Society of Biological Chemists of India
Awards:
  • Department of Biotechnology Overseas Associateship (long-term) for carrying out research at Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA : 1996-1997
  • ICMR Swaran Kanta Dingley Award 2005
  • Department of Biotechnology Overseas Associateship (short-term) for carrying out research at Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA : 2007
  • Received Labhsetwar Award for the year 2009, constituted by Drs. Lata and Anant Labhsetwar Foundation, USA and Labhsetwar Charitable trust, Nagpur for the scientific contribution in the area of gonadotropin research. The award was conferred during the International Conference on Reproductive Health and 20th Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for the Study of Reproduction and Fertility held at Jaipur from 8-10 February, 2010.
    Elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India. 2010.

Currently studying- The structure function relationship of FSH-receptor using synthetic peptide strategy. Research Guide for Ph.D. degree in Life Sciences of University of Mumbai and at present training one student.

Foreign Visits:
  1. PARTICIPATION IN THE "19TH ANNUAL FRONTIERS IN REPRODUCTION SYMPOSIUM" TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2016-06-09 TO 2016-06-11

  2. PARTICIPATION IN THE 43RD ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF REPRODUCTION. TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2010-07-30 TO 2010-08-03

  3. PARTICIPATION IN THE ROYAN INTERNATIONAL TWIN CONGRESS. TO IRAN
    FROM 2008-08-27 TO 2008-08-29

  4. PARTICIPATION IN THE 41 ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF THE STUDY OF REPRODUCTION. TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2008-05-27 TO 2008-05-30

  5. SHORT TERM OVERSEAS ASSOCIATESHIP FOR A PERIOD SIX MONTHS TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2007-01-01 TO 2007-06-30

  6. PARTICIPATION IN THE NINTH ANNUAL FRONTIERS IN REPRODUCTION SYMPOSIUM. TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2006-06-15 TO 2006-06-17

  7. TRAINING COURSE ENTITLED "FRONTIERS IN REPRODUCTION : MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR CONCEPTS TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2001-05-20 TO 2001-07-01

  8. TRAINING ON AUTOMATED SOLIDPHASE PEPTIDE SYNTHESIZER TO U.S.A.
    FROM 1999-10-18 TO 1999-10-20


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