Dr. Shailja Singh, Associate Professor, Department of Life Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, Shiv Nadar University, has won the Indus Foundation Award for Research Excellence. It was presented to her during the Indo-Global Education Summit 2015 held on 14 & 15 November 2015 at Taj Deccan, Hyderabad. This Indus Foundation Award for Research Excellence is in recognition of Dr. Shailja Singh's insightful work on understanding molecular interactions and signaling mechanisms that mediate host-pathogen interactions in tropical infectious diseases like malaria. This understanding provides the basis for identification of new drug targets against such diseases. As stated in her award nomination, "A homegrown scientist of extraordinary caliber, Dr. Shailja Singh’s research has placed her in the company of the best in the world in her field."