Abhinav Grover

Assistant Professor (UGC)
Room No. 98, School of Biotechnology
Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi - 110 067, India.

Mobile: +91-8130738032; +91-9891812561
Office Tel: +91-11-26738728
Fax: +91-11-26702040
E-mail:  abhinavgr@gmail.com     agrover@jnu.ac.in

"Urgent vacancies in the lab for hosting post docs/RAs who are having their OWN fellowships. Interested may send their updated CV with a mention of the fellowship they have to abhinavgr@gmail.com".

 

Qualifications:  

Ph.D.- Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, 2011
M.Tech (Dual Degree) - Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, 2008
B.Tech (Dual Degree) - Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, 2008

Research Areas:

Bioprocess Technology, Biotherapeutics production, Bioinformatics, Cheminformatics, Computer aided drug design, Plant cell technology, Modelling of bioprocess.

Experience:

Year Designation Institution
Aug 2013 - Present Assistant Professor School of Biotechnology, JNU
June 2013 - July2013 Assistant Professor School of Life Sciences, JNU
Aug 2012 - May 2013 DST INSPIRE Faculty School of Life Sciences, JNU
June 2012 - Aug 2012 Assistant Professor Cluster Innovation Centre, University of Delhi
Feb 2012 - June 2012 Senior Project Scientist Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Aug 2011 - Jan 2012 Project Scientist Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Professional Recognitions, Awards, and Fellowships:

  1. BRICS and EAEU International Youth Forum 2015: Represented as Head of Delegation. Individually got first place in 'Breakthrough Technologies in Medicine'.
  2. BRICS Youth Summit 2015: Represented India under Scientific Cooperation Theme
  3. NASI Young Scientist Award 2014: For excellence in the field of Plant Biotechnology
  4. ISCA Young Scientist Finalist 2014: Invited to give a talk in 102nd Science Congress
  5. INSA Medal for Young Scientists 2013: Country's one of the prestigious Merit Award
  6. INDUS Foundation's Award for Research Excellence: For outstanding research (Nov 2013)
  7. ICAR Jawaharlal Nehru Award 2013: For outstanding PhD Thesis
  8. Bioclues Innovation and Research Development (BIRD) Award (Nov 2012)
  9. DST INSPIRE Faculty Award: For carrying independent research as a faculty (Aug 2012)
  10. UGC Faculty Recharge Award: UGC-sponsored faculty position (Sep 2012)
  11. APBioNet Travel Fellowship: For presenting paper at InCoB in Malaysia (Dec 2011)
  12. Indo-Swiss Joint Research Fellowship: To carry PhD collaborative work (May 2011)
  13. DAAD Fellowship: To pursue German PhD mobility program (March 2011)
  14. INSA and CSIR travel award: To give a talk in PepCon conference in China (March 2011)
  15. DBT travel award: To present paper in Keystone conference in USA (Feb 2011)
  16. DST travel award: To present two papers in InCoB conference in Japan (Oct 2010)
  17. Ministry of HRD Scholarship: Awarded for continued academic excellence (2007-2008)
  18. GATE: Achieved distinction with an All India Rank 18 (2007)
  19. French Embassy Scholarship: Awarded to pursue internship in France (2006)
  20. Summer Research Award: IIT Delhi's one of the best merit Academic Award (2005)
  21. IIT JEE: All India Rank 1390 (2003)
  22. Physics Olympiad: Top 10% in National Exam conducted by Indian Asso. of Phy. (2003)
  23. Chemistry Olympiad: Invited in the National event conducted by TIFR (2003)
  24. Mathematics Olympiad: Represented state at National level (2001)
  25. Society of Biological Chemists, India: Life Member
  26. International Society for Computational Biology: Member
  27. Indian Science Congress Association: Life Member
  28. National Academy of Sciences India: Life Member

Full List of Publications :

Total No. of Research Publications: 74
Book chapters: 2

Peer-reviewed Publications in International Journals :

(*Corresponding author)

2016

  1. Sinha S, Goyal S, Somvanshi P and Grover A* (2016) Mechanistic insights into the binding of class IIa HDAC inhibitors towards spinocerebellar ataxia type-2: A 3D-QSAR and Pharmacophore modelling approach. Frontiers in Neuroscience (Accepted)

  2. Jamal S, Goyal S, Shanker A and Grover A* (2016) Integrating network, sequence and functional features using machine learning approaches towards identification of novel Alzheimer genes. BMC Genomics 17:807

  3. Alam R, Wahi D, Singh R, Sinha D, Tandon V, Grover A* and Rahisuddin* (2016) Design, synthesis, cytotoxicity, HuTopoIIa inhibitory activity and molecular docking studies of pyrazole derivatives as potential anticancer agents. Bioorganic Chemistry 69 (2016) 77–90

  4. Joshi K, Goyal S, Grover S, Jamal S, Singh A, Dhar P and Grover A* (2016) Novel group-based QSAR and combinatorial design of CK-1d inhibitors as neuroprotective agents. BMC Bioinformatics (Accepted)

  5. Aggarwal S, Somani VK, Gupta V, Dhanjal JK, Singh S, Grover A and Bhatnagar R (2016) Functional characterization of PhoPR two component system and its implication in regulating phosphate homeostasis in Bacillus anthracis. BBA - General Subjects (Accepted)

  6. Dholakia D, Goyal S, Jamal S, Singh A and Grover A* (2016) Molecular modeling and lead design of substituted zanamivir derivatives as potent anti-influenza drugs. BMC Bioinformatics (Accepted)

  7. Pandey RK, Prajapati P, Goyal S, Grover A* and Prajapati VK (2016) Molecular modeling and virtual screening approach to discover potential antileishmanial inhibitors against ornithine decarboxylase. Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening (In Press) PMID: 27604958

  8. Pandey B, Grover A and Sharma P (2016) Mechanistic and Structural insight into Dof domain-DNA interaction in wheat: molecular and essential dynamics study. Plos One (Accepted)

  9. Verma S, Goyal S, Jamal S, Singh A and Grover A* (2016) Hsp90: Friends, Clients and Natural Foes. Biochimie 127 (2016) 227-240

  10. Pandey B, Grover S, Tyagi C, Goyal S, Jamal S, Singh S, Kaur J and Grover A* (2016) Molecular principles behind pyrazinamide resistance due to mutations in panD gene in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Gene 581(2016):31-42

  11. Wadhwa R, Nigam N, Bhargava P, Dhanjal JK, Goyal S, Grover A, Sundar D, Ishida Y, Terao K, Kaul SC (2016) Molecular Characterization and Enhancement of Anticancer Activity of Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester by ? Cyclodextrin. Journal of Cancer 7(13):1755-1771

  12. Verma S, Goyal S, Tyagi C, Jamal S, Singh S and Grover A* (2016) BIM (BCL-2 interacting mediator of cell death) SAHB (stabilized a helix of BCL2) not always convinces BAX (BCL-2-associated X protein) for apoptosis. Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling 67:94-101

  13. Verma S, Tyagi C, Goyal S, Pandey B, Jamal S, Singh A and Grover A* (2016) Mutations induce closed conformation in folliculin C Terminal: Possible cause of loss of guanine nucleotide exchange factor activity and Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics 1-6 PMID: 27484154

  14. Grover S, Gupta P, Kahlon PS, Goyal S, Grover A, Dalal K, Sabeeha, Ehtesham NZ and Hasnain SE (2016) Analyses of methyltransferases across the pathogenicity spectrum of different Mycobacterial species point to an extremophile connection. Molecular Biosystems 12(5):1615-25

  15. Verma S, Grover S, Tyagi C, Goyal S, Jamal S, Singh S and Grover A* (2016) Hydrophobic interactions are a key to MDM2 inhibition by polyphenols as revealed by molecular dynamics simulations and MM/PBSA free energy calculations. Plos One 11(2): e0149014.

  16. Tiwari K, Jamal S, Grover S, Goyal S, Singh A and Grover A* (2016) Cheminformatics based machine learning approaches for assessing glycolytic pathway antagonists of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening 19(8)

  17. Nagpal N, Goyal S, Dhanjal JK, Ye L, Kaul SC, Wadhwa R, Chaturvedi R and Grover A* (2016) Molecular dynamics based identification of novel natural mortalin-p53 abrogators as anticancer agents. Journal of Receptors and Signal Transduction 5:1-9

  18. Singh PK, Joseph J, Goyal S, Grover A and Shukla P* (2016) Functional analysis of the catalytic model of microbial inulinases using docking and molecular dynamics simulation. Journal of Molecular Modeling (2016) 22:69

2015

  1. Tyagi C, Bathke J, Goyal S, Fischer M, Dahse HM, Chacko S, Becker K, Grover A* (2015) Targeting the intersubunit cavity of Plasmodium falciparum glutathione reductase by a novel natural inhibitor: Computational and experimental evidence. International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology 61:72-80

  2. Nagpal N, Goyal S, Wahi D, Jain R, Jamal S, Singh A, Rana P and Grover A* (2015) Molecular principles behind Boceprevir resistance due to mutations in hepatitis C NS3/4A protease. Gene 570(1):115-121

  3. Jamal S, Goyal S, Shanker A, Grover A* (2015) Checking the STEP-associated Trafficking and Internalization of Glutamate Receptors for Reduced Cognitive Deficits: A Machine Learning Approach-based Cheminformatics Study and its Application for Drug Repurposing. Plos One 10(6):e0129370

  4. Gupta A, Jain R, Wahi D, Goyal S, Jamal S and Grover A* (2015) Abrogation of AuroraA-TPX2 by novel natural inhibitors: Molecular dynamics based mechanistic analysis. Journal of Receptors and Signal Transduction 35(6):626-33

  5. Sinha S, Tyagi C, Goyal S, Jamal S, Somvanshi P* and Grover A* (2015) Fragment based G-QSAR and molecular dynamics based mechanistic simulations into hydroxamic-based HDAC inhibitors against spinocerebellar ataxia. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics 29:1-39

  6. Maindola P, Jamal S and Grover A* (2015) Cheminformatics based machine learning models for AMA1-RON2 abrogators for inhibiting Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte invasion. Molecular Informatics 34(10):655-664

  7. Patel K, Tyagi C, Goyal S, Jamal S, Wahi D, Jain R, Bharadvaja N and Grover A* (2015) Identification of Chebulinic acid as potent natural inhibitor of M. tuberculosis DNA gyrase and molecular insights into its binding mode of action. Computational Biology and Chemistry 59:37-47

  8. Dhanjal JK, Sreenidhi AK, Bafna K, Katiyar SP, Goyal S, Grover A and Sundar D (2015) Computational structure-based de novo design of hypothetical inhibitors against the anti- inflammatory target COX-2. Plos One 10(8):e0134691

  9. Pandey B, Sharma P, Tyagi C, Goyal S, Grover A and Sharma I (2015) Structural modeling and molecular simulation analysis of HvAP2/EREBP from barley. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics 19:1-17

  10. Wahi D, Jamal S, Goyal S, Singh S, Jain R, Rana P and Grover A* (2015) Cheminformatics models based on machine learning approaches for design of USP1/UAF1 abrogators as anticancer agents. Systems and Synthetic Biology DOI 10.1007/s11693-015-9162-1

  11. Vats C, Gupta A, Dhanjal JK, Goyal S, Bharadvaja N and Grover A* (2015) Mechanistic analysis elucidating the relationship between Lys96 mutation in Mycobacterium tuberculosis pyrazinamidase enzyme and pyrazinamide susceptibility. BMC Genomics 16(S2):S14.

  12. Gupta A, Jamal S, Goyal S, Jain R, Wahi D and Grover A* (2015) Structural studies on molecular mechanisms of Nelfinavir resistance caused by non-active site mutation V77I in HIV-1 protease. BMC Bioinformatics (Accepted).

  13. Singh A, Goyal S, Jamal S, Subramani B, Das M, Admane N and Grover A* (2015) Computational identification of novel piperidine derivatives as potential HDM2 inhibitors designed by fragment-based QSAR, molecular docking and molecular dynamics simulations. Structural Chemistry (Accepted)

  14. Dhanjal JK, Sharma S, Grover A and Das A* (2015) Use of ligand based pharmacophore modeling and docking approach to find novel acetylcholinesterase inhibitors for treating Alzheimer's. Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy 71:146-152

  15. Goyal S, Jamal S, Shanker A and Grover A* (2015) Structural investigations of T854A mutation in EGFR and identification of novel inhibitors using structure activity relationships. BMC Genomics 16(S5):S8

  16. Raj N, Helen A, Manoj N, Harish G, Thomas V, Singh S, Sehrawat S, Seth S, Nair AS, Grover A and Dhar PK* (2015) In silico study of peptide inhibitors against BACE 1 Systems and Synthetic Biology DOI 10.1007/s11693-015-9169-7

  17. Jain R, Jamal S, Goyal S, Wahi D, Singh A and Grover A* (2015) Resisting the resistance in cancer: Cheminformatics studies on short-path base excision repair pathway antagonists using supervised learning approaches. Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening 18(9):881-91

  18. Grover A* (2015) Withanolides: Strategies for enhanced production and mechanistic insights into their mode of action. Proc Indian Natn Sci Acad 81(3):595-603

  19. Nigam N, Grover A, Goyal S, Katiyar SP, Bhargava P, Wang PC, Sundar D, Kaul SC* and Wadhwa R* (2015) Targeting of mortalin by Embelin causes activation of tumor suppressor p53 and deactivation of metastatic signaling in human breast cancer cells. Plos One 10(9):e0138192

  20. Thomas V, Raj N, Varughese D, Kumar N, Sehrawat S, Grover A, Singh S, Dhar PK and Nair AS (2015) Predicting stable functional peptides from the intergenic space of E. coli. Systems and Synthetic Biology DOI: 10.1007/s11693-015-9172-z

2014

  1. Dhanjal JK, Grover S, Sharma S, Singh AK and Grover A* (2014). Structural insights into mode of actions of novel natural Mycobacterium protein tyrosine phosphatase B inhibitors. BMC Genomics 15(S1):S3

  2. Tyagi C, Gupta A, Goyal G, Dhanjal JK and Grover A* (2014) Fragment based group QSAR and molecular dynamics mechanistic studies on arylthioindole derivatives targeting the a-ß interfacial site of human tubulin. BMC Genomics (Accepted)

  3. Vats C, Dhanjal JK, Goyal S, Bharadvaja N and Grover A* (2014) Computational design of novel flavonoid analogues as potential AChE inhibitors: analysis using group-based QSAR, molecular docking and molecular dynamics simulations. Structural Chemistry doi: 10.1007/s11224-014-0494-3

  4. Goyal S, Dhanjal JK, Tyagi C, Goyal M and Grover A* (2014) Novel fragment-based QSAR modelling and combinatorial design of pyrazole derived CRK3 inhibitors as potent anti-leishmanials. Chemical Biology and Drug Design 84(1):54-62

  5. Goyal S, Grover S, Dhanjal JK, Goyal M, Tyagi C, Chacko S and Grover A* (2014) Mechanistic insights into mode of actions of novel oligopeptidase B inhibitors for combating leishmaniasis. Journal of Molecular Modeling 20(3):2099

  6. Soni S, Tyagi C, Grover A* and Goswami A* (2014) Molecular modeling and molecular dynamics simulations based structural analysis of the SG2NA protein variants. BMC Research Notes 7:446

  7. Goyal M, Dhanjal JK, Goyal S, Tyagi C, Hamid R and Grover A* (2014) Development of dual inhibitors against Alzheimer's disease using fragment-based QSAR and molecular docking. Biomed Research International Article ID 979606

  8. Grover S, Dhanjal JK, Goyal S, Grover A and Sundar D (2014) Computational identification of novel natural inhibitors of glucagon receptor for checking type II diabetes mellitus. BMC Bioinformatics 15(S16):S3

  9. Dhanjal JK, Grover S, Paruthi P, Sharma S and Grover A* (2014) Mechanistic insights into mode of action of a potent natural antagonist of orexin receptor-1 by means of high throughput screening and molecular dynamics simulations. Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening 17(2):124-31

  10. Dhanjal JK, Nigam N, Sharma S, Chaudhary A, Kaul SC, Grover A*, Wadhwa R* (2014) Embelin inhibits TNF-alpha converting enzyme and cancer cell metastasis: molecular dynamics and experimental evidence. BMC Cancer 14:775

  11. Patel K, Tyagi C, Goyal S, Dhanjal JK, Bharadvaja N, Grover A* (2014) Curcumin-based IKKß inhibiting anticancer lead design using novel fragment based group QSAR modeling. Medicinal Chemistry Research 24(5):2022-2032

2013

  1. Dhanjal JK, Goyal S, Sharma S, Hamid R and Grover A*. (2013) Mechanistic insights into mode of action of potent natural antagonists of BACE-1 for checking Alzheimer's plaque pathology. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 443(3):1054-9

  2. Goyal M, Grover S, Dhanjal JK, Goyal S, Tyagi C and Grover A* (2013) Molecular modeling studies on flavonoid derivatives as dual site inhibitors of human acetyl cholinesterase using 3D-QSAR, pharmacophore and high throughput screening approaches. Medicinal Chemistry Research 23(4):2122-2132

  3. Goyal M, Grover S, Dhanjal JK, Goyal S, Tyagi S, Chacko S and Abhinav Grover* (2013) Novel natural structure corrector of ApoE4 for checking Alzheimer's disease. Benefits from high throughput screening and molecular dynamics simulations. Biomed Research International, Article ID 620793 doi:10.1155/2013/620793

  4. Tyagi C, Grover S, Dhanjal JK, Goyal S, Goyal M and Grover A* (2013) Mechanistic insights into mode of action of novel natural cathepsin L inhibitors. BMC Genomics 14(S8):S10

  5. Saxena N, Katiyar SP, Liu Y, Grover A et al. (2013) Molecular interactions of Bcl-2 and Bcl-xL with mortalin: identification and functional characterization. Bioscience reports 33(5):797-806

  6. Grover A et al. (2013) Enhanced withanolide production by overexpression of squalene synthase in Withania somnifera. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering 115(6):680-705

  7. Dhiman H, Dhanjal JK, Sharma S, Chacko S and Grover A* (2013) Resisting resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis naturally: Mechanistic insights into the inhibition of the parasite's sole signal peptidase Leader peptidase B. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 433(4):552-7

2012

  1. Grover A et al. (2012) Activation suppression of Aurora A/TPX2 association: A novel anticancer mechanism using herbal drug withanone. Plos One 7(1) e30890

  2. Grover A et al. (2012) Withanone binds to mortalin and abrogates p-53 complex: computational and experimental evidence. International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology 44:496-504

  3. Grover A et al. (2012) Computational evidence to inhibition of human acetyl cholinesterase by withanolide A for Alzheimer treatment. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics 29(4):651-662

  4. Grover A et al. (2012) Epitopic analysis of potential vaccine candidate in Leishmania infantum for development of human vaccine. Letters in Drug Design and Discovery 9:698-705

  5. Grover A et al. (2012) A leishmaniasis study: Structure-based screening and molecular dynamics mechanistic analysis for discovering potent inhibitors of spermidine synthase. BBA: Proteins and Proteomics 1824(12):1476-1483

  6. Grover A et al. (2012) Mechanistic insights into the dual inhibition strategy for checking leishmaniasis. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics 30(4) 439-452

  7. Grover A et al. (2012) Blocking Protein kinase C signaling pathway: mechanistic insights into the anti-leishmanial activity of prospective herbal drugs from Withania somnifera. BMC Genomics 13(S7):S20

  8. Sarkar A, Kumar S, Grover A et al. (2012) Protein aggregation and neurodegenerative diseases: Insights from computational analyses. Current Bioinformatics 7(1):87-95

2011

  1. Grover A et al. (2011) Non-nucleosidic inhibition of Herpes simplex virus DNA polymerase: Mechanistic insights into the anti-herpetic mode of action of herbal drug withaferin-A. BMC Bioinformatics 12(S13):S22

  2. Grover A et al. (2011) Production of monoterpenoids and aroma compounds from cell suspension cultures of Camellia sinensis. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture 108:323-331

  3. Grover A et al. (2011) Hsp90/Cdc37 Chaperone/co-chaperone complex, a novel junction anticancer target elucidated by the mode of action of herbal drug Withaferin A. BMC Bioinformatics 12(S1):S30

  4. Grover A et al. (2011) Blocking the chaperone kinome pathway: Mechanistic insights into a novel dual inhibition strategy for supra-additive suppression of malignant tumors. Biochem Biophys Res Comm 404(1):498-503

2010 and before

  1. Grover A et al. (2010) Re-programming DNA-binding specificity in zinc finger proteins for targeting unique address in a genome. Systems and Synthetic Biology 4(4):323-329

  2. Sharma A, Punetha A, Grover A et al. (2010) Insights into the key enzymes of secondary metabolite biosynthesis in Camellia sinensis. J Bioinf Seq Anal 2(5):53-68.

  3. Grover A, Grover A et al. (2010), Identification of Ralstonia solanacearum Yabuchi et al. using conserved genomic regions. IJBMBR 2(1):23-30

  4. Grover A et al. (2010) Inhibition of the NEMO/IKKß association complex formation, a novel mechanism associated with the NF-?B activation suppression by Withania somnifera's key metabolite withaferin A. BMC Genomics 11(S4):S25

  5. Grover A et al. (2010) Probing the anticancer mechanism of prospective herbal drug Withaferin A on mammals: a case study on human and bovine proteasomes. BMC Genomics 11(S4):S15

  6. Grover A et al. (2005) Predicting alternate structure attainment and amyloidogenesis: A nonlinear signal analysis approach. Biochem Biophy Res Comm 338(3):1410-6

Book Chapters :

  1. Grover A, Shandilya A, Agrawal V, Bisaria VS and Sundar D (2011) Computational insights in to the binding mechanisms of herbal anticancer drugs. In: Bioinformatics – Genome Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Tuteja, R. (Ed.)., Nova Science Publishers Inc., Hauppauge, NY, USA. ISBN: 978-1-62100-913-9 (In Press)

  2. Sarkar A, Kumar S, Punetha A, Grover A and Sundar D (2010) Analysis and prediction of DNA-recognition by zinc finger proteins: applications in genome modification. In: Biomedical Engineering and Information Systems: Technologies, Tools and applications, Shukla, A. and Tiwari, R. (Eds.) , pp. 303-317, IGI Global, Hershey, PA, USA

Best peer reviewed publications (upto 5)

  1. Tyagi C ............ and Grover A* (2013) Mechanistic insights into mode of action of novel natural cathepsin L inhibitors. BMC Genomics Accepted (Impact Factor 4.21)

  2. Grover A et al. (2013) Enhanced withanolide production by overexpression of squalene synthase in Withania somnifera. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering (In Press) doi: 10.1016/j.jbiosc.2012.12.011

  3. Grover A et al. (2012) Activation suppression of Aurora A/TPX2 association: A novel anticancer mechanism using herbal drug withanone. Plos One 7(1) e30890 (Impact Factor 4.41)

  4. Grover A et al. (2012) Withanone binds to mortalin and abrogates p-53 complex: computational and experimental evidence. International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology 44:496-504 (Impact Factor 4.96)

  5. Grover A et al. (2012) Computational evidence to inhibition of human acetyl cholinesterase by withanolide A for Alzheimer treatment. Journal of Biomolecular Structural Dynamics 29(4):651-662 (Impact Factor 4.986)

Best peer reviewed book chapters (upto 5)

  1. Grover A, Shandilya A, Agrawal V, Bisaria VS and Sundar D (2011) Computational insights in to the binding mechanisms of herbal anticancer drugs. In: Bioinformatics – Genome Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Tuteja, R. (Ed.)., Nova Science Publishers Inc., Hauppauge, NY, USA. ISBN: 978-1-62100-913-9 (In Press)

  2. Sarkar A, Kumar S, Punetha A, Grover A and Sundar D (2010) Analysis and prediction of DNA-recognition by zinc finger proteins: applications in genome modification. In: Biomedical Engineering and Information Systems: Technologies, Tools and applications, Shukla, A. and Tiwari, R. (Eds.) , pp. 303-317, IGI Global, Hershey, PA, USA

Details of participation in conferences/symposiums/invited talks

  1. International Conference on Environmental Mutagenesis, Carcinogenesis and Health
    Invited Talk
    Feb 2016, Amritsar

  2. BRICS and EAEU International Youth Forum 2015
    Oct 2015, Moscow

  3. BRICS Youth Summit 2015: Represented India under Scientific Cooperation Theme
    July 2015, International Media Centre, Kazan

  4. National Workshop cum Training Program on Drug Design and Discovery
    Mar 2015, Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar

  5. Indian Science Congress
    Jan 2015, Mumbai University, Mumbai

  6. BioAsia 2015
    Feb 2015, HICC, Hyderabad

  7. Biotikos 2015 - Current Techniques and Development in Bioinformatics
    Jan 2015, TERI University, New Delhi

  8. Workshop on flow cytometry and its applications
    Aug 2014, NIOP, New Delhi, India

  9. International Conference on Bioinformatics 2014
    July 2014, Sydney, Australia

  10. Conference on Managing Genotoxic Impurities: Experience, exchange and solutions
    June 2014, Holiday Inn, Pune

  11. HPC User Workshop
    May 2014, Inter University Accelerator Centre, New Delhi

  12. Traning Program in Bioinformatics
    Feb 2014, DBEB, IIT Delhi

  13. Asian Congress on Biotechnology (ACB 2013)
    Dec 2013, Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi

  14. Indo-US Symposium on Botanical Drug Development
    Dec 2013, Medanta, New Delhi

  15. 85th ICAR Foundation Day and Award Ceremony
    July 2013, NASC, New Delhi

  16. National workshop on Drug Design and Discovery
    Feb 2013, Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar

  17. Asian Young Researcher Conference on Bioinformatics (AYRCOB) 2012
    Dec 2012, Shenzhen, China

  18. International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB) 2011
    Dec 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  19. 80th Annual meeting of SBC
    Oct 2011, CIMAP, Lucknow

  20. International Scientific Instrument Technology Workshop 2011
    Oct 2011, Instrument Training Research Centre, Hsinchu, Taiwan

  21. PepCon 2011 (Protein and Peptide Conference - Young Scientist talk)
    Mar 2011, Beijing, China

  22. Keystone Symposia (Cancer control by tumor suppressors)
    Feb 2011, Santa fe, New Mexico, US

  23. APBC 2011 (Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference)
    Jan 2011, Incheon, Korea

  24. Indo-Japan bilateral meet
    IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India

  25. Indo-Swiss Joint Bioinformatics symposium
    IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India

  26. InCoB'10 (International Conference on Bioinformatics)
    Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan

  27. AROMED 2010
    CIMAP, Lucknow, India

  28. ETBT 2010
    BHU, Varanasi, India

  29. International Scientific Instrument Technology Workshop 2009
    Oct 2009, Instrument Training Research Centre, Hsinchu, Taiwan

Details of Professional Training and Research Experience :

  • International Scientific Instrument Technology Workshop (ISITW)
    Instrument Training Research Centre, Hsinchu, Taiwan (October 2011)

    Featured the application of instrument technology in Nano, Bio and Green technology. Over twenty sessions of lectures conducted by professionals worldwide were presented in the two-week program along with hands-on sessions.
  • International Scientific Instrument Technology Workshop (ISITW)
    Instrument Training Research Centre, Hsinchu, Taiwan (October 2009)

    Provided a precious opportunity for researchers in Nanobiology and Biosensors to absorb and exchange the latest research progress of the field
  • Bio-pharmaceutical investigations on novel drug delivery systems for oral administration of drugs
    Ian Wark research Institute, Adelaide, Australia (May 2007 - July 2007)

    Project involved physico-chemical characterization of nanoparticle coated emulsions for improved drug delivery followed by in vivo studies to study bioavailability of novel formulations.
    Achievements: Sound knowledge about pharma sector and drug delivery mechanisms; Exposure to industry.

 

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