Aniket Sengupta

Doctoral candidate, EEB
Primary office:
Haworth Hall


Advisor: Lena Hileman
Research Interests:

  • Understanding the origin and repeated recruitment of the CYCLOIDEA-dependent pathway in floral and fructal evolution.
  • History of botany.

Hometown: Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Education:

  • Ph.D. scholar at the National Centre of Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India, 2011–2012.
  • Master's in botany, University of Delhi, India, 2011.
  • Bachelor's in botany, with honors, Presidency College, Kolkata, India, 2009.

Presentations:

  • Sengupta, A. Calcutta botanical garden and the making of the modern world. Botany Conference, Savannah, Georgia, July-August 2016. Oral contribution
  • Sengupta, A., Hileman, L. C. Testing the role of bilateral flower symmetry genes in eudicot lineages with radial flowers. Botany Conference, Edmonton, Canada, August 2015. Poster presentation.

Attendance:

  • Sengupta, A. Plant Morphology 2014: Linking Phenotype to Development. Co-sponsored by Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University and microMORPH, a National Science Foundation Research Coordination Network. Boston, Massachusetts. 9-20 June 2014.

Minor Grants:

  • Sengupta, A.  Doctoral Student Research Fund. University of Kansas. US $1,999.  2015-2016. Funded.

Awards:

  • Sengupta, A. Emanuel D. Rudolph Award for best historical presentation, Botany Conference, 2016. US $200. 2016
  • Sengupta, A. Travel Scholarship, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Graduate Student Organization (EEB-GSO), Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Kansas University, for travel to Botany Conference 2016. US $200. 2016.
  • Sengupta, A. Summer Research Fellowship, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Kansas University. US $1,500. 2016.
  • Sengupta, A. Eugenie S. Polson Scholarship, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Kansas University. US $2,500. 2016.
  • Sengupta, A. Mary Harkey Hall Plant Biology Award, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Kansas University, for travel to Botany Conference, 2016. US $500. 2016.
  • Sengupta, A. Vernon I. Cheadle Student Travel Award, Developmental & Structural Section of the Botanical Society of America, for travel to Botany Conference, 2015. US $500. 2015.
  • Sengupta, A. Mary Harkey Hall Plant Biology Award, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Kansas University, for travel to Botany Conference, 2015. US $1,000. 2015.
  • Sengupta, A. Fratcher Botany Scholarship Fund, Botany Summer Research Scholarship, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Kansas University. US $4,000. 2015.
  • Sengupta, A. Summer Research Fellowship, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Kansas University. US $2,000. 2013.
  • Sengupta, A. Panchanan Maheshwari Memorial Prize for the highest score in M.Sc. Botany 2009- 2011. 2012.
  • Sengupta, A. Best Interjector in Prof. Johri Rolling Shield Paper Presentation, Delhi University. 2011.
  • Sengupta, A. NCBS Fellowship. Indian National Rupees 16,000 per month. 2011-2012            
     

 


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