Who has won the 2014 G D Birla award for scientific research?[A]Ishfaq Ahmed[B]Sanjeev Galande[C]Rajat Gupta[D]Rajiv Shukla
Noted scientist Sanjeev Galande has been selected for the prestigious G D Birla award for 2014. He was selected for his pioneering research in the field of epigenetics and molecular cell biology. Galande is a professor at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Pune and is widely respected for his works in genomics and related areas. G D Birla award for scientific research was instituted by the K K Birla Foundation in 1991. It is given annually to an original and outstanding work undertaken by Indian scientists living and working in India. The award, which is given to those below the age of 50, carries a cash prize of Rs 2.5 lakh.