Soumyabrata Banik, 6th semester, B.Sc. in Biotechnology, School of Life Sciences, MAHE, Manipal has received First Prize in Basic Sciences category in ANVESHAN 2019 South Zonal Convention. The competition was organized by VIGNAN’S Foundation for Science, Technology & Research (Deemed to be University), Guntur, Andhra Pradesh during 22-23 February 2019.
His project is on- Portable Optical Microscopy using Smartphone for Disease Diagnosis. It is a portable, easy to assemble device for imaging upto 200X magnification using an add-on-BLIPS lens.
Soumyabrata will be competing ANVESHAN 2019 National Convention at Ganpat University, Kherva, Gujarat during 12-14 March 2019.