At the 61st AMI-INSCR Annual International Conference, IBAB faculty fellow Dr. Gaurav Sharma was awarded the “AMI Best Oral Presentation by Faculty” for his talk titled, “Exploring the diversity and evolution of chemosensory and flagellar systems amongst family Vibrionaceae”. This year, the Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI) & Indian Network for Soil Contamination Research (INSCR) co-organized the 61st AMI-INSCR Annual International Conference (virtual) during 3-5 February 2021 in association with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), University of Delhi (DU), Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) & Indian National Science Academy (INSA).More information can be found at http://ami.inscr.co.in/.