Workshop on fundamentals of animal cell culture and functional applications,
September 26 - 28, 2014
Dr. Varun Dhir
obtained his MBBS and MD (Medicine) degrees from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi and a Doctor of Medicene degree (DM) in Clinical Immunology from Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), Lucknow. He joined Post Graduation Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh as faculty in 2011. His major area of interest is rheumatological diseases, specifically rheumatoid arthritis and the action of the disease modifying anti-rheumatic drug Methotrexate.
Dr. Shampa Sarkar (Biswas)
obtained her Ph.D. degree in life sciences from CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (CSIR-IICB), Kolkata. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Physiology in the Department of Biological Sciences, Presidency University, Kolkata. Her doctoral work focussed on the role of Nitric oxide and embryo-implantation. Her current research work emphasizes on the cross talk of signalling molecules in embryos and the endometrial bed in different disease models like Premature Ovarian Failure (POF) and Endometriosis.
Dr. Prabir. K. Mukhopadhyay
is an Associate Professor of Physiology in the Department of Biological Sciences, Presidency University, Kolkata. He has obtained his Ph.D degree in Science from CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (CSIR-IICB), Kolkata. His doctoral work focussed on Implantation associated rat uterine Mannose-binding protein. His current reasearch activities are focussed on Environmental toxicity. His investigations are to determine the mitigatory aspect of arsenic toxicity using dietary modulations.
Ms. Kalyani P.
obtained her M.Sc. degree in Food Biotechnology from Oil Technological Research Institute, Anantapur. She is a Ph.D. student at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH) under the guidance of Dr. Kaiser Jamil and has submitted her thesis on ‘Genetic aspects of anemia in cancers’. Her research interests include nutrition genomics and cancer biology.