We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Mr. Maheswaran Solayappan on being selected for the ASEAN-INDIA RESEARCH TRAINING FELLOWSHIP (AI-RTF) under the host supervision of Dr. S. Kumaran at the Centre for Drug Discovery Development, Sathyabama Institute of Science & Technology, Chennai, India.

His appointment as a Fellow is a testament to his outstanding achievements and dedication to advancing research in the field of applied sciences. As an Assistant Professor and Deputy Dean at the Faculty of Applied Sciences, his commitment to excellence has not gone unnoticed.

We are particularly proud of Mr. Maheswaran’s project titled “Elucidating the offset effects of CRISPR-induced knockout of tribbles gene using zebrafish as an excellent in vivo model in treating acute myeloid leukaemia.” The research endeavours exemplify the spirit of innovation and contribute significantly to the academic and scientific community.

The objectives of the AI-RTF scheme align seamlessly with his commitment to advancing research skills and expertise. This fellowship provides a unique opportunity for the exchange of knowledge and collaboration between scientists and researchers from ASEAN member countries and India. We are confident that his participation will not only enrich his academic journey but also contribute to building valuable research collaborations.

As Mr. Maheswaran embarks on this fellowship from 2nd January 2024 to 30th April 2024, we wish him a rewarding and transformative experience. May this opportunity pave the way for new insights, meaningful connections, and future collaborations.