Cytokine Research Laboratory, Department of Experimental Therapeutics, Anderson Cancer Center Texas
The University of Texas, USA
EDUCATION • Ph.D. (Biotechnology), CSJM University, Kanpur, India and Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (CSIR), Lucknow, India, 2010. • MS (Biotechnology), Kumaun University, Nainital, India, 2003. • BS (Biotechnology), Ranchi University, India, 2001. POSTGRADUATE TRAINING • April 2011 - present: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Experimental Therapeutics, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA. • November, 2008 – April 2011: Research Intern/Assistant II, Department of Experimental Therapeutics, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA. AWARDS/HONORS • National Eligibility Test for lectureship by University Grant commission (CSIR-UGC-NET), New Delhi, Govt. of India, 2003. • Junior Research Fellowship by Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi, Govt. of India, 2003 • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), New Delhi, India MEMBERSHIP OF SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZATIONS • 2005-present: Environmental Mutagenesis Society of India. EDITOR 1. Guest editor in special issue "Curcumin, Inflammation, and Chronic Diseases: How are They Linked?" in journal ‘Molecules’ published by ‘MDPI’. (http://www.mdpi.com/journal/molecules/special_issues/curcumin) 2. Lead guest editor in special issue “Oxidative Stress and Cancer: Advances and Challenges" in journal ‘Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity’ published by ‘Hindawi Publishing Corporation’. (http://www.hindawi.com/journals/omcl/si/548572/cfp/) 3. Editor in SM Group Open Access eBooks entitle “Prevention and Treatment of Cancer by Natural Compounds”. http://www.smgebooks.com/index.php EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER 1. Indian Journal of Research in Pharmacy and Biotechnology (http://www.ijrpb.com/editorialboard.html) 2. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (http://www.ijppsjournal.com/join%20the%20editorial%20board.htm) 3. Advance Techniques in Biology and Medicines (https://www.omicsonline.org/editorialboard-advanced-techniques-in-biology-medicine-open-access.php). JOURNAL REVIEWER Cancer Research, Clinical Cancer Research, Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, Cancer Prevention Research, Molecular Cancer Research, Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics, Interdisciplinary Sciences: Computational Life Sciences, BMC Cancer, Biological Sciences, Int J Resp Pulm Med, OMICS-Clinical, Gene Therapy and Molecular Biology, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Cancer Cell International, Food and Chemical Toxicology, Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, Journal of Clinical & Experimental Cardiology, Food & Function, Cancer Research & treatment, Arabian Journal of Chemistry, Phytomedicine, Toxicology Reports, Indian Journal of Biochemistry & Biophysics, Current Pharmaceutical Design, PLOS One and many more.
Study of transcription factors NF-kappaB and STAT3 signaling pathway, death receptor pathway, extrinsic and intrinsic pathway of apoptosis, anticancer properties of natural compounds in both in vitro and nude mouse models, study of cell cycle by flow cytometry, study of oxidative stress in animal models, antioxidants, study of genotoxicity by chromosomal aberration and micronuclei assay, study of gene expression by using western blotting and RT-PCR, DNA binding assay by EMSA, reporter gene expression, Immunohistochemical analysis, studies on both in vivo and in vitro experimental models.