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International exchange programme
Maria Algerin
Senior Lecturer in Life Sciences
Department of Life Sciences
International Coordinator from Sweden
Email address,
Phone number +46-500-448641

Research Collaboration - 2 : (2012 to 2014)

A collaborative project “Identifying novel biomarkers of COPD and design of innovative preventive and therapeutic strategies targeted for the benefit of Indian population” funded by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Sweden, July 2012- April 2014 for SEK 2.1 million (Dr. Neelu Nawani was Indian coordinator and Dr. Cecilia Eriksson was Swedish coordinator)

Research outcome: 5 international publications, 2 patents

Exchange mobility through the research project:

Teacher’s participation: Exchange of the coordinators from both countries visited once each year for a minimum duration of one week. (Participants: Dr. Neelu Nawani, Dr. Cecilia Eriksson, Dr. Abul Mandal)

Students participation: Mrs. Divya Prakash from DPU for 1 month for advanced training at UoS in 2014

(Total number of mobilities : 04 03 teachers and 01 research student)

Exchange program

Team from DPU, India; UoS, Sweden and SASNET at the joint workshop under the collaborative research project on Respiratory Health. Mr. Ravi Behera (third from the left, standing), a representative of the Royal Swedish Embassy in New Delhi, India participated in this workshop.

Top Row L to R: Dr. Neelu Nawani, DPU; Dr. Balasaheb Kapadnis, SPPU; Mr. Ravi Behera, Embassy; Dr. M. B. Khetmalas, DPU; Dr. Abul Mandal, UoS; Dr. Cecilia Eriksson, UoS; Dr. Nia Rossiana, Padjadjaran University, Indonesia; Dr. Yayat Dhahiyat, Padjadjaran University, Indonesia; Dr. Manish Bodas, DPU.

Second Row L to R: Prithviraj Desale, Monica, Rupali Aursang, Sheetal, Dr. Mansi Prakash, Divya Prakash all from DPU

Exchange program

Prof. Abul Mandal, UoS, Sweden with Dr. P. N. Razdan, Former Vice Chancellor, DPU