Mr. Govindkumar Balagannavar, an IBAB PhD student working with Prof. Kshitish K Acharya, is one of the recipients of the Student Innovations for Advancement of Research Explorations and Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (SITARE-GYTI*) appreciation award in a nation-wide competition (2020-21) organised by BIRAC, the Honey Bee Network, and SRISTI. His proposed project is titled, “A diagnostic kit to minimize risks from the micro-TESE procedure while differentiating nonobstructive vs. obstructive azoospermia”. About 50 young innovators were recognized amongst applicants from across India, which included students from prestigious scientific institutions such as IISc and IITs.