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2023

  • Pramila Pal, Mohd Younus Khan, Shivani Sharma, Yashwant Kumar, Nikita Mangla, Prem S. Kaushal and Nisheeth Agarwal* (2023) ResR/McdR-regulated protein translation machinery contributes to drug resilience in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Commun Biol 6(1):708. doi: 10.1038/s42003-023-05059-8.
  • Mohinder Pal, Vinay Kumar Yadav, Pramila Pal, Nisheeth Agarwal and Alka Rao (2023) Physiological effect of rimI/rimJ silencing by CRISPR interference in Mycobacterium smegmatis mc2155. Arch. Microb. 205(5):211. doi: 10.1007/s00203-023-03561-5.
  • Amritansh Bhanot, Ajitesh Lunge, Naresh Kumar, Saqib Kidwai, Ramandeep Singh, Sandeep Sundriyal* and Nisheeth Agarwal* (2023) Discovery of small molecule inhibitors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis ClpC1: SAR studies and antimycobacterial evaluation. Results in Chemistry 5 (2023) 100904.
  • Nikita Mangla, Ramandeep Singh and Nisheeth Agarwal* (2023) HtpG is a metal-dependent chaperone which assists DnaK/DnaJ/GrpE chaperone system of Mycobacterium tuberculosis via direct association with DnaJ2. Microbiology Spectrum doi: 10.1128/spectrum.00312-23.

 

2022

  • Linus Augustin, Nisheeth Agarwal* (2022) Designing a Cas9/gRNA-assisted quantitative Real-Time PCR (CARP) assay for identification of point mutations leading to rifampicin resistance in the human pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Gene 857: 147173.
  • Deepika Chaudhary, Avantika Singh, Mardiana Marzuki, Abhirupa Ghosh, Saqib Kidwai, Tannu Priya Gosain, Kiran Chawla, Sonu Kumar Gupta, Nisheeth Agarwal, Sudipto Saha, Yashwant Kumar, Krishan Gopal Thakur, Amit Singhal, Ramandeep Singh (2022) Identification of small molecules targeting homoserine acetyl transferase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Staphylococcus aureus. Sci Rep. 12(1):13801. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-16468-w.
  • Nisheeth Agarwal*, Shivani Sharma, Pramila Pal, Prem S. Kaushal and Naresh Kumar (2022) Era, a GTPase-like protein of the Ras family, does not control ribosome assembly in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Microbiology. 2022 Aug;168(8). doi: 10.1099/mic.0.001200.
  • Eira Choudhary, Rishabh Sharma, Pramila Pal and Nisheeth Agarwal* (2022) Deciphering the Proteomic Landscape of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Response to Acid and Oxidative Stresses. ACS Omega. 7(30):26749-26766. doi: 10.1021/acsomega.2c03092.

 

2021

  • Rishabh Sharma, Ajitesh Lunge, Nikita Mangla, and Nisheeth Agarwal* (2021) Proteomic Landscape of a Drug-Tolerant Persister Subpopulation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Journal of Proteome Research. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jproteome.1c00348.
  • Abhisek Dwivedy, Anam Ashraf, Bhavya Jha, Deepak Kumar, Nisheeth Agarwal and Bichitra K. Biswal (2021) De novo histidine biosynthesis protectsMycobacterium tuberculosis from host IFN-γ mediated histidine starvation. Commun Biol 4, 410 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s42003-021-01926-4.
  • Zahid Gani,  Vishant Mahendra Boradia,  Ajay Kumar,  Anil Patidar,  Sharmila Talukdar,  Eira Choudhary,  Ranvir Singh,  Nisheeth Agarwal, Manoj Raje, and  Chaaya Iyengar Raje (2021) Mycobacterium tuberculosis Glyceraldehyde‐3‐phosphate dehydrogenase plays a dual role‐as an adhesin and as a receptor for Plasmin(ogen). https://doi.org/10.1111/cmi.13311.

 

2020

  • Nisheeth Agarwal(2020) Construction of a novel CRISPRi-based tool for silencing of multiple genes in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Plasmid; doi: 10.1016/j.plasmid.2020.102515
  • Ajitesh Lunge, Radhika Gupta, Eira Choudhary, and Nisheeth Agarwal (2020) The unfoldase ClpC1 of Mycobacterium tuberculosis regulates the expression of a distinct subset of proteins having intrinsically disordered termini. J. Biol. Chem; doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA120.013456
  • Eira Choudhary, Cynthia Korin Bullen, Renu Goel, Alok Kumar Singh, Monali Praharaj, Preeti Thakur, Rohan Dhiman, William Bishai andNisheeth Agarwal (2020) Relative and quantitative phosphoproteome analysis of macrophages in response to infection by virulent and avirulent mycobacteria reveals a distinct role of the cytosolic RNA sensor RIG-I in Mycobacterium tuberculosis pathogenesis. J. Prot. Res; doi: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.9b00895

2019

  • Amit K. Dutta, Eira Choudhary, Xuan Wang, Monika Záhorszka, Martin Forbak, Philipp Lohner, Henning J. Jessen, Nisheeth Agarwal, Jana Korduláková, and Claudia Jessen-Trefzer (2019) Trehalose conjugation enhances toxicity of photosensitizers against mycobacteria. ACS Cent. Sci; doi: 10.1021/acscentsci.8b00962.
  • Eira Choudhary, Rishabh Sharma, Yashwant Kumar and Nisheeth Agarwal (2019) Conditional silencing by CRISPRi reveals the role of DNA gyrase in formation of drug-tolerant persister population in Mycobacterium tuberculosisFront Cell Infect Microbiol: Mol Bact Path; doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2019.00070.

2018

  • Preeti Thakur, Eira Choudhary, Madhu Pareek and Nisheeth Agarwal (2018) Regulation and overexpression studies of YidC in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Sci. Rep. 8, 17114; doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-35475-4

2017

  • Khundrakpam Herojit Singh, Bhavya Jha, Abhisek Dwivedy, Eira Choudhary, Arpitha G N, Anam Ashraf, Divya Arora, Nisheeth Agarwal and Bichitra Kumar Biswal (2017) Characterization of a secretory hydrolase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis sheds critical insight into host lipid utilization by M. tuberculosis. J. Biol. Chem. 292, 11326-11335; doi: 10.1074/jbc.M117.794297

2016

  • Preeti Thakur, Nagavara Prasad Gantasala, Eira Choudhary, Nirpendra Singh, Malik Zainul Abdin and Nisheeth Agarwal (2016) The preprotein translocase YidC controls respiratory metabolism in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Sci. Rep. 6, 24998; doi: 10.1038/srep24998.

  • Eira Choudhary, Ajitesh Lunge and Nisheeth Agarwal (2016) Strategies of gene inactivation in mycobacteria: achievements and challenges. Tuberculosis. 98:132-8. doi: 10.1016/j.tube.2016.03.005.

2015

  • Eira Choudhary, Preeti Thakur, Madhu Pareek and Nisheeth Agarwal. (2015) Gene silencing by CRISPR interference in mycobacteria. Nat. Commun. 6:6267 doi: 10.1038/ncomms7267.

2014

  • Eira Choudhary, William Bishai and Nisheeth Agarwal. (2014) Expression of a subset of heat stress induced genes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis is regulated by 3',5'-Cyclic AMP. PLoS ONE. 9(2): e89759.

2012

  • Christer Larsson, Brian Luna, Nicole C. Ammerman, Mamoudou Maiga, Nisheeth Agarwal, William R. Bishai. (2012) Gene expression of Mycobacterium tuberculosis putative transcription factors whiB1-7 in redox environments. PLoS ONE 7(7):e37516.

  • Nisheeth Agarwal, Madhu Pareek, Preeti Thakur and Vibha Pathak. (2012) Functional characterization of EngAMS, a P-loop GTPase of Mycobacterium smegmatis. PLoS ONE 7(4) e34571.
  • Mamoudou Maiga*, Nisheeth Agarwal*, Nicole C. Ammerman, Radhika Gupta, Haidan Guo, Mariama C. Maiga, Shichun Lun, William R. Bishai. (2012) Successful shortening of tuberculosis treatment using adjuvant host-directed therapy with FDA-approved phosphodiesterase inhibitors. PLoS ONE 7(2): e30749. *Equal contributions.

2010

  • Nisheeth Agarwal and William R. Bishai (2010) Subversion from the sidelines. Science 327(5964):417-8.

2009

  • Nisheeth Agarwal, Gyanu Lamichhane, Radhika Gupta, Scott Nolan, and William R. Bishai. (2009) cAMP intoxication of macrophages by a Mycobacterium tuberculosis adenylate cyclase. Nature 460: 98-102.
  • Nisheeth Agarwal and William R. Bishai (2009) cAMP signaling in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Indian J Exp Biol. 47: 393-400.

2007

  • Nisheeth Agarwal, Samuel C. Woolwine, Sandeep Tyagi and William R. Bishai. (2007) Characterization of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis sigma factor SigM by assessment of virulence and identification of SigM-dependent genes. Infect Immun. 75: 452-61.

2006

  • Nisheeth Agarwal and Anil K. Tyagi. (2006) Mycobacterial transcriptional signals: Requirements for recognition by RNA polymerase and optimal transcriptional activity. Nucleic Acids Res. 34(15): 4245-4257.
  • Nisheeth Agarwal, Tirumalai R. Raghunand and William R. Bishai. (2006) Regulation of the expression of whiB1 in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: role of cAMP receptor protein. Microbiology 152: 2749-2756.
  • Deborah E. Geiman, Tirumalai R. Raghunand, Nisheeth Agarwal, and William R. Bishai. (2006) Differential gene expression in response to exposure to antimycobacterial agents and other stress conditions among seven Mycobacterium tuberculosis whiB-like genes. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 50: 2836-2841.

2003

  • Nisheeth Agarwal and Anil K. Tyagi. (2003) Role of 5’-TGN-3’ motif in the interaction of mycobacterial RNA polymerase with a promoter of ‘extended –10 class’. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 225: 75-83.

2001

  • Anjali Tikoo, A.K. Tripathi, S.C. Verma, N. Agrawal and Gopal Nath. (2001) Application of PCR fingerprinting techniques for identification and discrimination of Salmonella isolates. Curr. Science 80: 1049-1052.

1999

  • C.K.M. Tripathi, Amrita Gupta, N. Agarwal, S.C. Tripathi, S.C. Agarwal and Vinod Bihari. (1999) Production of antibacterial metabolites by actinomycetes screened from natural environment. In Fermentation Biotechnology-Industrial Perspectives. (eds. S. Chand and S.C. Jain) pp. 295-299.
  • Nisheeth Agarwal*and Radhika Gupta (2021) History, evolution and classification of CRISPR-Cas associated systems. In Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science (ed. Vijai Singh). https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.pmbts.2020.12.012
  • Ajitesh Lunge, Eira Choudhary, Rishabh Sharma, Radhika Gupta* and Nisheeth Agarwal* (2020) Functional understanding of CRISPR interference: Its advantages and limitations for gene silencing in bacteria. In Genome Engineering via CRISPR-Cas9 System. (eds. Vijai Singh and Pawan Dhar; Paperback ISBN: 9780128181409; ch. 17).
  • C.K.M. Tripathi, A. Gupta, N. Agarwal, S.C. Tripathi, S.C. Agarwal and Vinod Bihari. (1999) Production of antibacterial metabolites by actinomycetes screened from natural environment. In Fermentation Biotechnology-Industrial Perspectives. (eds. S. Chand and S.C. Jain) pp. 295-299.

Fellowships and awards:

2005-2010:         Postdoctoral Fellowship to conduct research in Center for TB Research at the Johns Hopkins University, USA

2009:                  Arthur M. Dannenberg Award for Tuberculosis Research at the Center for Tuberculosis Research, Johns Hopkins University.

1999-2004:         Junior and senior research fellowships by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India

1997-1999:         DBT Fellowship to pursue Master’s degree at the School of Biotechnology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

A. Invited presentations to peer-reviewed, internationally established conferences/meetings:

1.   Guest/invited Lectures:

  • IISER-Bhopal, Bhopal, July 2023
  • Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Feb 2023
  • ICGEB, Delhi, May, 2022
  • SRM-AP and IBAB, November, 2021
  • NII, Delhi, February, 2020
  • Indrashil University, Ahmedabad, January, 2020
  • NIPGR, Delhi, April, 2019.
  • Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Mumbai, March, 2019
  • Nirma University, Ahmedabad, March, 2019
  • South Asian University, Delhi, February 2019
  • Department of Zoology, Daulat Ram College, Delhi University, Delhi, February, 2019
  • Daulat Ram College, Delhi University, Delhi,  October, 2018
  • Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida, May, 2018
  • Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh, May 2018
  • Miranda House College, Delhi University, New Delhi, January 2018
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, November 2017
  • Delhi University, New Delhi, September 2017
  • KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, Feb 2017
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Oct 2016
  • University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi, March 2016
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2015
  • University of California at Berkeley, USA, July 2012

 

2.   Conferences & Symposia attended/organized:

  • Towards End TB: Achievement, Challenges and Future Directions, THSTI, Faridabad, March 2023
  • International conference on “Exploring New Horizons In Biotechnology (ENB-2023)”, BHU, Varanasi; Feb 2023
  • International ICGEB-DBT Workshop "Advanced training in Immunology of Tuberculosis", ICGEB, Delhi; May, 2022
  • 5th Global Forum meeting on TB vaccine, New Delhi, February 2018
  • ImTechCon: Industry-Academia meet, CSIR-IMTECH, Chandigarh, October 2017
  • XV Genetics Congress Trust, NASc complex, New Delhi, November, 2016
  • EMBO Conference Tuberculosis 2016, Paris, 1September 2016
  • ICMR - NIAID Joint Symposium on “Advancing the Tuberculosis Vaccine Agenda in India and Beyond”, NIRT, Chennai, February 2016
  • Keystone symposium on “Tuberculosis: Understanding the Enemy (X8)”, Whistler, Canada, March 2013

 

B. Major collaborations:

  • Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, India: Drs. Ramandeep Singh, Renu Goel and Shailendra Asthana
  • National Institute of Immunology, India: Dr. Bichitra Biswal        
  • South Asian University, India: Dr. Preeti Saxena   
  • Institute of Microbial technology, India: Dr. Alka Rao
  • National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, India: Dr. Chaaya Iyengar
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science-Pilani, India: Dr. Sandeep Sundriyal
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science-Hyderabad, India: Dr. Ruchi Jain
  • Regional Centre for Biotechnology, India; Dr. Prem Kaushal

 

C. Referee/Ad-hoc reviewer:

Editorial board member in JGAR (Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance, Elsevier press) since 2012; reviewer for several international and national journals such as ACS Central Science, Scientific Reports, PLoS One, Frontiers in Microbiology, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, Journal of Biological Chemistry; Examiner for thesis evaluation from research institutions in India; Reviewer of research proposals submitted to various funding agencies in India.

 

D. Membership:

Life member of the Society of Biological Chemists, India

 

E. Contribution to the Academic and Administrative activities at the institution (THSTI):

  • Coordinator, Center for Tuberculosis Research, THSTI (2023)
  • Chairperson of the anti-ragging committee at THSTI (2022)
  • Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) of THSTI (2022)
  • Member of the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) at THSTI (2022)
  • Member of the Screening Committee for the posts of Senior Technical Officer (Bioassay Lab), Technical Officer-II (Bioassay Lab) and Technical Officer-I (BSL-3 Facility) (2022)
  • Member of the Screening Committee for the post of Project Associate-II under the project entitled “Pre-clinical evaluation of combination adjuvants for Humoral and T cell immunity to Respiratory Syncytial Virus” at THSTI (2022)
  • Chairperson of the Assessment Committee for consideration of technical staff for promotion under 'THSTI Normal Assessment Scheme for Technical cadre' (2021)
  • Chairperson of the Interview Committee for consideration of technical staff for promotion under 'THSTI Normal Assessment Scheme for Technical cadre' (2021)
  • Chairperson of the Selection Committee for the post of Scientist E under the project entitled  "Epidemic Preparedness through rapid vaccine development : support of Indian vaccine development aligned with the global initiative of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI)" of THSTI (2021)
  • Chairperson of the Screening and Selection Committee for the post of Administrative Officer (2021)
  • Chairperson of the Selection Committee for the post of Research Scientist (Immunology) under the TRP Project at THSTI (2021)
  • Chairperson of the Selection Committee for the post of Scientist E under the project entitled "CEPI" at THSTI (2021)
  • Member of the Selection Committee for the post of Principal Scientist-I  (Structural biology core and Maternal and Child Health) under the Translational Research Program (TRP) project at THSTI (2021)
  • Chairperson of the Screening Committee for the post of Principal Scientist-I under the project entitled “Translational Research Program (TRP)” at THSTI (2021)
  • Chairperson of the Screening Committee for the post of Junior Research Scientist under the project entitled “Translational Research Consortium for Establishing Platform Technologies to Support Prophylactic and Therapeutic Strategies for Dengue – Discovery to Proof-of-Concept at THSTI (2021)
  • Chairperson of the Screening Committee for the post of Administrative Officer (F&A) (2021)
  • Chairperson of the Selection Committee for the post of Project Officer under the project entitled "Sepsis under Biorepository” (2021)
  • Member of the Selection Committee for the post of Scientist E (Core facility management) under the project entitled "CEPI" at THSTI (2021)
  • Chairperson of the Committee to Coordinate and Supervise the preparations for the Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) and Scientific Review Committee (SRC) meetings, 2021
  • Chairperson of the COVID protocol and coordination committee for the foundation day celebrations at THSTI (2021)
  • Chairperson of the selection committee for the post of Assistant Administrative Officer under the project entitled “Epidemic preparedness through rapid vaccine development: support of Indian vaccine development aligned with the global initiative of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI)” at THSTI (2021)
  • Chairperson of the Committee for reviewing the performance of Research Associate-I associated with Dr. Guruprasad (2021)
  • Chairperson of the Committee for reviewing the performance of Management Assistant under TRP project (2021)
  • Member of the Security Committee of the NCR-Biotech Science Cluster, Faridabad (2021-2022)
  • Chairperson of the Screening Committee for the post of Scientist E (Core facility management) under the project entitled "CEPI" at THSTI (2021)
  • Appellate authority of the RTI Committee, THSTI (2021-2022)
  • Chairperson of the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Committee, THSTI (2021-2022)
  • Chairperson of the Maintenance Committee, THSTI (2021-2022)
  • Member of the Need Analysis Committee for equipment purchase at THSTI (2021)
  • Chairperson of the Selection Committee for the post of Technical Manager (IT) (2021)
  • Chairperson of the Departmental Screening committee (DSC) for consideration of cases for financial upgradation under MACP (2020)
  • Member of the Manpower Distribution Committee at THSTI (2020)
  • Chairperson of the Screening and Selection committee for the post of Professional Expert (Scientific Communications and IPR) at THSTI (2020)
  • Chairperson of the Selection Committee for the post of Section Officer at THSTI (2020)
  • Chairperson of the committee to discuss the usage of THSTI logo (2020)
  • Member of the Selection Committee of THSTI-JNU PhD program (Monsoon session, 2020)
  • Member of the Selection Committee for the posts of Technical Manager (Bioassay Lab) and Senior Technical Officer at THSTI (2020)
  • Chairperson of the Screening Committee for the post of Section Officer at THSTI (2020)
  • Appellate authority (AA) of THSTI (2020)
  • Member of the Selection Committee for the selection of Project Engineer (Civil) at Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (2020)
  • Chairperson of the Screening Committee for various scientific positions (Research Scientist and Junior Research Scientist) under TRP (2020)
  • Member of the Screening Committee for the technical positions (Project Engineer (BSL3) and Senior Technical Officer (BSL3)) under CEPI (2020)
  • Chairperson of the Screening Committee for the post of Technical Manager (Grants Coordinator) under TRP (2020)
  • Chairperson of the Selection Committee for the selection of Management Assistant at Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (2020)
  • Chairperson of the Selection Committee for the selection of Assistant Administrative Officer at Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (2020)
  • Chairperson of the Selection Committee for the selection of Section Officer at Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (2020)
  • Member of the Selection Committee for the selection of Virology Research Fellow (2020)
  • Member of the Selection Committee of THSTI-JNU PhD Program 2019-20 (Winter Session)
  • Chairperson of the Written Examination Committee for the selection of THSTI-JNU PhD Program 2019-20 (Winter Session)
  • Chairperson of the Selection committee meeting for the posts of RA, SRF and Virology Research Fellow (2019)
  • Chairperson of the Selection Committee to fill various administrative positions under TRP at THSTI (2019)
  • Chairperson of the Committee for Revision of Wages of Outsourced Employees at THSTI (2019)
  • Member of the Committee for THSTI extension (2019)
  • Member of the Screening Committee for scientific positions under TRP at THSTI (2019)
  • Member of the Selection Committee for the posts of TRAIN Program at THSTI (2019)
  • Member of the PhD entrance Written Test Committee of THSTI (2019)
  • Member of Technical and Steering committees for THSTI –AIIMS New Delhi MoU (2019)
  • Member of the IDRF Committee at THSTI (2019)
  • Member of the Environmental Health & Radiation Safety Committee at THSTI (2019)
  • Member of the ERP Committee at THSTI (2019)
  • Chairperson of the Biosafety committee at THSTI (2019)
  • Member of the Purchase committee at THSTI (2019)
  • Member of the Complaints Committee (to enquire into complaints of sexual harassment) at THSTI (2019)
  • Member of the Selection Committee for the post of Section Officer and Management Assistant at THSTI (2019)
  • Chairperson of the Selection Committee for the post of Executive, Senior Executive and Finance Officer at THSTI (2019)
  • Member of the Selection Committee for recruitment of Technical Manager for Bioassay Laboratory at THSTI (2018)
  • Chairperson of the Selection Committee for recruitment of Accounts Assistant of THSTI (2018)
  • Special invitee in the Project Review and Monitoring Committee meeting for the review of Health TB project at the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India, Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi (2018) 
  • Member of the Infectious Disease Research Facility (IDRF) Committee at THSTI (2018)
  • Member of the Selection Committee for recruitment of Section Officer (Purchase or General Administration) at THSTI (2018)
  • Member of ERP Steering Committee at THSTI (2018)
  • Chairperson of the Selection Committee for the post of JRF/ SRF/ Post- Doctoral Research Fellow (Project) (2018)
  • Member of the Selection Committee for recruitment of Research Associate (Project) (2018)
  • Chairperson of the Selection Committee for recruitment of Junior Research Fellow (Project) (2018)
  • Chairperson of the Selection Committee for recruitment of Consultant (Finance & Accounts), Consultant (HR & Admin) and Consultant (Stores & Purchase) of THSTI (2018)
  • Member of the Selection Committee for the post of Translational Research Award in Infectious Diseases (TRAIN) program (2018)
  • Chairperson of the Institutional Inventory Management Committee (2018)
  • THSTI-JNU Academic Committee member (2017-2020)
  • Chairperson of the Selection Committee for the post SRF (Project) (2017)
  • Chairperson of the Selection Committee for the post of Section Officer (Stores & Purchase) (Oct, 2017)
  • Member of the Environmental Health and Safety Committee, THSTI (Jan 2017-2020)
  • Member of the Committee for deciding job responsibilities of STOs and TOs at THSTI (Jan 2017)
  • Chairperson of the Institutional Biosafety Committee, THSTI (2016-2019)
  • Chairperson of the Local Purchase Committee, THSTI (2016-2019)
  • Organizing Committee member for the 5th Global Forum meeting in New Delhi (2016-2018)
  • DBT nominee for the Institutional Biosafety Committee at the India Innovation Center, New Delhi (2016-2018)
  • External member of the technical committee for establishment of ESI LC MS facility at Advanced Technology Platform Center, NCR Biotech Science Cluster, Faridabad (Oct 2016)
  • Member of the Institutional Biosafety Committee, THSTI (2012-2016)
  • Member of the Expert Screening Committee for Technology Licensing, THSTI (2016)
  • Member of the Committee for review of items covered under the Defect Liability: Phase I of the Construction of NCR-Biotech Science Cluster (Apr, 2016)
  • Coordinator of the Sub-committee for Security arrangements, THSTI (2015-present)
  • Chairperson of the Maintenance Committee, THSTI (2015-2016)
  • PIO of the RTI Committee, THSTI (2014-2015)
  • Special invitee to attend The Programme Advisory Committee (PAC) at the Regional Center for Biotechnology, Faridabad (Sep 2015)
  • Member of the selection committee for the post of Professional Expert (Scientific Communication & PR), THSTI (Jun, 2015)
  • Member of the Selection Committee for Vaccine Research Innovation (VRI) Awardee, THSTI (Apr, 2015)
  • Coordinator, Committee for procurement of state of art equipment for security surveillance at NCR Biotech Science Cluster, Faridabad (Feb, 2015)
  • Member, Screening Committee for the post of Junior Research Fellow (VIDRC) (2014)
  • Member, Selection Committee for the post of Senior Research Fellow (VIDRC) (2014)
  • Member of the Screening Committee for the post of Senior Research Fellow (Sep, 2014)
  • Chairperson of the Venue Management Committee for the organization of Foundation Day celebration of THSTI (July, 2014)
  • Chairperson of the Screening Committee for VRI awardees (2014)
  • Public Information Officer of the RTI committee, THSTI (Apr, 2014)
  • Member of the Institutional Biosafety Committee, THSTI (Apr, 2014)

MR.MANISH BANSAL
TECHNICAL OFFICER-I

MR.NARESH KUMAR
TECHNICAL OFFICER-I

MR.IMRAN
PH.D STUDENT

MR.MOHD YOUNUS KHAN
PH.D STUDENT

MR.LINUS AUGUSTIN
PH.D STUDENT

MS.EEBA
PH.D STUDENT

MS.JAYA
PH.D STUDENT

MS.JHALAK AGGARWAL
PH.D STUDENT

DR.HIMANSHU GOGOI
SERB RAMANUJAN FELLOW

Supervision of graduate students, trainees and research fellows:

PhD supervised: 5

2010-2016:            Dr. Preeti Thakur

2015-2020:           Dr. Eira Choudhary

2018-2022:           Dr. Riya Sarkar

2014-2023:           Dr. Ajitesh Lunge

PhD registered (Ongoing): 7

2017-present:        Ms. Pramila Pal (SRF)

2017-present:        Ms. Nikita Mangla (SRF)

2021-present:        Mr. Imran Khan (JRF)

2021-present:        Mohd Yousuf Khan (JRF)

2022-present:        Mr. Linus Augustin (JRF)

2023-present:        Ms. Eeba (JRF)

2023-present:        Ms.Jhalak Agrawal (JRF)

Postdoctoral Research Fellows: 1

2018-2019:           Dr. Rishabh Sharma

Ramanujan Fellow: 1

2023-present:        Dr. Himanshu Gogoi

Trainees and Research Fellows: 24

2021-present:       Mr. Manish Bansal, Technical Officer

2021-present:       Mr. Naresh Kumar, Technical Officer

2021-present:       Ms. Shivani Goswami, Technical Assistant

2010:                     Ms. Vibha Pathak, Summer trainee

2010-2011:            Mr. Uday Kumar, SRF (Project)

2012-2015:            Ms. Eira Choudhary, SRF (Project)

2014-2015:            Ms. Sandhya Galidevara, SRF (Project)

2016-2016:            Ms. Sangeeta Dutta, SRF (Project)

2017-2018:            Ms. Upasna Madan, JRF (Project)

2017 (Jul-Aug):      Ms. Pramila Pal (PhD rotation)

2017 (Jul-Aug):      Mohd. Ilyas (PhD rotation)

2017 (Sep-Oct):     Ms. Nikita Aggarwal (PhD rotation)

2017 (Sep-Oct):     Mr. Saurabh Chugh (PhD rotation)

2017 (Nov-Dec):    Mr. Rohit Verma (PhD rotation)

2017 (Nov-Dec):    Mr. Surendra Prajapat (PhD rotation)

2019 (Jan):           Mr. Vaibhav Nain (PhD rotation)

2019 (March):       Dr. John Osei (short term trainee)

2019 (March):       Dr. Nontuthuko Maningi (short term trainee)

2019-2020:           Ms. Reshma K. V., JRF (Project)

2021-present:       Mr. Linus Augustin, JRF (Project)

2019 (Aug-present) Ms. Bhawna Arora, JRF (Project)

2020 (Jan-Jun):     Mr. Vikas Maithil (Summer trainee)

2020 (Jan-Jun):     Ms. Alka Thakur (Summer trainee)

2021 (Jan-Apr):      Ms. Chandreyee (Summer Trainee)

2023 (Jan-Apr):      Ms. Ibrah Bashir (Short term trainee)

2023 (Jan-Jun):      Ms. Gopika S. Kumar (Short term Trainee)

2023 (Jun-Jul):       Mr. Arnav Singh (Summer Trainee)

2023 (Jun-Jul):       Ms. Manvi Sharma (Summer Trainee)

2023 (Jun-Jul):       Ms. Rushika Budhathoki (Summer Trainee)

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