Nihar Lakhe of IBAB’s MSc11 batch secured the Best Poster Prize for his work titled “Comparative Genomics of Epigenetic Components to Understand the Evolution of Parasitic Behaviour in Protists”, which he presented in the ‘Symposium on Big Data Algorithms for Biology 2023’ conducted at IISc, Bengaluru. Nihar carried out this work as part of his MSc thesis project under the supervision of Dr. Shruthi Vembar at IBAB, in collaboration with Prof. Rakesh Mishra of TIGS, Bengaluru.