ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2021
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In 2021, over 25,000 young leaders on 2,000+ campuses across 153 nations applied to join the Class of 2021. 136 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 2,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2021 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT GREESHMA S, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.
PES University | Bengaluru, India | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 9
" The Millennium Fellowship will enable me to be more creativity while trying to solve a problem. It also excites me to work with a platform that will entitle me to interact with various fellows from different backgrounds and put forth my idea and will give me a chance to improve my project to strive to get a better result. My main aim is for good health and well-being of all the individuals in the world. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Biomedical Application of Glycosaminoglycans
Biomedical application of Glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) project focuses on the different aspects of GAGs in nanomedicine, regenerative medicine and pharmaceuticals. GAGs constitute unique sequences of disaccharide units, which are a combination of iduronic acid, glucuronic acid, glucosamine, galactose or galactosamine monosaccharides. GAGs are ubiquitous in the human body and perform different essential biological functions. Synthetic and the naturally unique GAGs are the main alternative for mammalian derived GAGs have higher risk of contamination. GAGs behave as growth promoters, and it was found that they have anticoagulant, anti-inflammatory and anti-viral properties.
About the Millennium Fellow
Greeshma.S is pursuing her Bachelor’s in Technology in the course of Biotechnology at PES University Bangalore. She is an enthusiastic outgoing person. An open minded personality with appreciable level of patience and listening traits making her always consider other’s opinions for improving herself and create a healthy atmosphere for team works. She believes confidence is key to achieving one's goal.
She is constantly engaged in seeking and understanding novel ideas, methods and implement them for betterment of humanity. She tries to find positive points in the negative and is very passionate about her work and ethics. When posed with an obstacle, she makes an effort to yield good out of it.