Name: Atmaram Bandivdekar

Country: India


Indian Council of Medical Research | ICMR · Division of Food Chemistry.

Phone no: 91-22-24937186;91-9869027186

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National Institute for Research in 
Reproductive Health,
J. M. Street, Parel, 
Mumbai 400 012.

Research Interests:

  • HIV
  • Traditional Medicine.


Awards : 

  • James Flett Award (Gold Medal) at The National Conference held at Pune, India,1983. 
  • Tilak Venkoba Rao National Award from Indian Council of Medical Research for the year 1991, Awarded in 1993.
  • Labhsetwar Award from Drs Anant and Lata Labhsetwar Charitable Trust and Labhsetwar Foundation for Population Control and Family Welfare Award, 2008 Awarded in February 2009.
  • Sahitay Pratishta Jeevan Gaurav Puraskar from Editor and Journalist Welfare Association and Sahitya Pratishta, Mumbai for 2009. Awarded in May 2009.
  • Bill Melinda Gate Foundation Global Health Travel Award to participate in the Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology Fairamont Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, Canada December 13-18, 2012.
  • Bill Melinda Gate Foundation Global Health Travel Award to participate in the 
  • Keystone Symposium S1 on Modes of Action of Vaccine Adjuvants Seattle, USA from October 8 – 13, 2014. 


  • Characterization of 80kDa Human Sperm Antigen (80kDa HSA) and its Synthetic Peptides for Immunocontraception.
  • Construction and Characterization of Recombinant Vaccine Developed by Individually Cloning of HIV1 C gag, env and polRT Genes using Semliki Forest Virus (SFV) Vector.
  • Association of human Mannose Receptor on Human Spermatozoa and Vaginal Epithelial Cells with CD4 Independent Sexual Transmission of HIV.
  • Characterization of Viral Variants in Blood and Urogenital Cells and Secretion and their Association with Pathogenesis of HIV.
  • Characterization of Synthetic Peptide R17 of Human Seminal Plasma Inhibin for Development of Contraceptive Vaccine.
  • Evaluation of a Lactogenic Activity of Polyherbal Galactagogue Cyperus Rotundus Linn and Herbogalactin-S and A.
  • Preparation of pathogenic stock of SHIVSF162P4 and study the genetic variation of SIV in rhesus macaques (Work done at California National Primate Research Center, UC Davis, USA).