Biography

She is currently working as Professor in the Department of Biotechnology, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India. Her area of specialization is Biochemistry, Immunology and Enzyme Technology. She Completed her B.Sc. (Hons.) and M.Sc. (Hons.) in Biochemistry from Panjab University Chandigarh in the year 1985 and 1987 respectively. Her Ph.D. was done in the year 1992 from Panjab Unversity, Chandigarh and Post Doctorate from May 1993 to Oct., 1995 from IMTECH (Institute of Microbial Technology), Chandigarh. She was awarded U.T. merit scholarship throughout B.Sc. Qualified UGC test held in August, 1986. Qualified CSIR test held in November, 1986. She availed CSIR Fellowship during Ph.D. and worked as JRF (1st April, 1987 to 31st March, 1989) and SRF (1st April, 1989 to 31st March, 1992) at Panjab University, Chandigarh. She was awarded CSIR Research Associateship and availed this at IMTECH, Chandigarh (31st May, 1993 to 15th Nov., 1995. She has 21 years of teaching and 28 years of research experience. She has completed four research projects with a funding of 20.54INR. Her total number of research publications are 78 (National and International). She is a Member of four National Professional Bodies. She attended 24 workshops, conferences, seminars and symposia.