Expertise of Scientists

Sl. No. Name Designation Expertise
1. Professor Alok Dhawan Director
  • 1. Alternate to animal models in toxicology
  • 2. Genetic toxicology
  • 3. Nanomaterial toxicology
  • 4. In silico toxicology
2. Dr. D K Patel Scientist
  • 1. Analysis of Polycyclic Aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), Nitro-PAHs, Pesticides (OC, OP, Carbamates and Pyrethroids), Antibiotics, Personal care products, Endocrine disruptors and heavy metals in environmental and biological matrices
  • 2. Development of microextraction techniques for organics in different matrices
3. Dr. N Manickam Sr. Principal Scientist
  • 1. Bioremediation of Persistent Toxicants
  • 2. Protein Engineering
  • 3. Environmental Metagenomics / Whole genome sequencing / Microarray development and application
  • 4. River water quality assessments/Microbial Diversity
4. Dr. Pradeep Kumar Sharma Scientist
  • 1. Cancer biology
  • 2. Endocrine Disruption
5. Dr. Ravi Ram Kristipati Senior Scientist
  • 1. Reproductive toxicology
  • 2. Drosophila Transgenics
6. Dr. Aruna Satish Scientist
  • 1. Ecotoxicity (C.elegans)
  • 2. Nanotoxicity
  • 3. Chemical screen for potential modulators of aging (C.elegans)
7. Dr. Rajnish Kumar Chaturvedi Senior Scientist
  • 1. Model of Neurodegenerative disorders(Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Disease Preparation)
  • 2. Neuroprotection
  • 3. Neurotoxicity Assessment
  • 4. Neural Stem Cell/Neuron/Glia culture
8. Dr. Neeraj Kumar Satija Scientist
  • 1. Hematotoxicity
  • 2. Osteoblast differentiation & Osteotoxicity
9. Dr. Somendu K Roy Scientist
  • 1. Microextraction and analysis of contaminants (mycotoxins, PAH etc)
  • 2. ω-3 and ω-6 fatty acid analysis
  • 3. Analysis of mercury and arsenic in water
10. Dr. Sheelendra Pratap Singh Scientist
  • 1. ADME
  • 2. Bioanalytical/analytical method development
  • 3. In-vitro to in-vivo extrapolation (IVIVE) for prediction of human pharmacokinetics
  • 4. Herb-drug, drug-drug and pesticide-drug interaction studies
11. Dr. Premendra D Dwivedi Sr. Principal Scientist
  • 1. Food Contaminants
  • 2. Safety of Genetically Modified Crops
  • 3. Nanomaterial Toxicity
  • 4. Tumour Immunology and Immunotherapy
12. Dr. Debabrata Ghosh Scientist
  • 1. Neurotoxicity
  • 2. Multiplexing for cytokines and chemokines
13. Dr. (Mrs) Nasreen Ghazi Ansari Scientist
  • 1. Analytical Chemistry
14. Dr. (Mrs) Preeti Chaturvedi Scientist
  • 1. Molecular and microbiological analysis of bacterial contaminants in food, water and air samples
  • 2. Acute fish toxicity assay
15. Dr. Anbumani Sadasivam Scientist
  • 1. Ecotoxicity in model systems (earthworm, fish, daphnia)
  • 2. Animal Welfare
16. Er A H Khan Sr. Principal Scientist
  • 1. Environmental Impact Assessment
  • 2. Environmental monitoring studies of industries
  • 3. Environmental Audit
  • 4. Urban Air Pollution
  • 5. Indoor Air Pollution
17. Dr. S C Barman Sr. Principal Scientist
  • 1. Air Pollution (ambient and industrial pollution)
  • 2. Environmental Audit
  • 3. EIA studies
18. Dr. Smriti Priya Scientist
  • 1. Protein purification
  • 2. Protein folding and chaperone biology
  • 3. Enzyme kinetics
19. Dr. V P Sharma Sr. Principal Scientist
  • 1. Safety of Plastics and Polymeric Products
  • 2. Safety evaluation of Polyelectrolytes- Water Treatment Chemicals
20. Dr. (Mrs) Jyotsna Singh Scientist
  • 1. Inhalation toxicity
  • 2. Antidiabetic Potential of herbal extract/ chemical entity/drug in STZ induced diabetic rat modal
21. Dr. Kausar Mahmood Ansari Scientist
  • 1. Chemical carcinogenesis/Molecular Toxicology
22. Dr. Abhay Raj Scientist
  • 1. Microbial biodegradation of industrial wastewaters
  • 2. Microbial quality analysis of water, air and soil sample
  • 3. Phytotoxicity/genotoxicity
23. Dr. Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay Senior Scientist
  • 1. Neurotoxicity
  • 2. Identifying compounds targeting Alzheimer’s Disease like pathology in the brain (in vivo)
  • 3. Identifying compounds targeting Alzheimer’s Disease like pathology in the brain cells (in vitro)
24. Dr. Amit Kumar Senior Scientist
  • 1. Molecular toxicity
  • 2. Genotoxicity
25. Dr. Chetna Singh Principal Scientist
  • 1. Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology
  • 2. Neurobiology of toxicant-induced Parkinson’s disease
26. Dr. Mahadeo Kumar Scientist
  • 1. Animal experimental and management as per OECD guidelines
27. Dr. M P Singh Principal Scientist
  • 1. Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology
  • 2. Neurobiology of Toxicant-Induced Parkinson’s disease
28. Dr. Vikas Srivastava Scientist
  • 1. Nephrotoxicity
  • 2. Biomarker development
29. Dr. Anurag Tripathi Scientist
  • 1. Monitoring of food additives, contaminants and adulterants
  • 2. Immunotoxicity of compounds present in food commodities
  • 3. Nanomaterial immunotoxicity
  • 4. Skin carcinogenicity and its prevention
30. Dr. R Raja Gopal Senior Scientist
  • 1. Synthesis and characterization of metallic nanoparticles for imaging and diagnosis
  • 2. Synthesis of Anisotropic Nanostructures
31. Dr. G C Kisku Sr. Principal Scientist
  • 1. Air, water and Noise Pollution
  • 2. Environmental impact assessment and management
  • 3. Environmental audit
  • 4. Waste water treatment
32. Dr. D Kar Chowdhuri Chief Scientist
  • 1. Stress Biology
  • 2. Genetic Toxicology
  • 3. Transgenesis (Drosophila)
  • 4. Molecular Toxicology
33. Dr. Sanjay Yadav Scientist
  • 1. Neuro and developmental toxicology
  • 2. Micro RNA biology
  • 3. Cytochrome P450s
34. Dr. Satyakam Patnaik Scientist
  • 1. Chemical synthesis and modification of bio-mimic materials
  • 2. Nanoparticle synthesis characterization
  • 3. Water decontamination technologies
35. Dr. Poonam Kakkar Chief Scientist
  • 1. Molecular mechanisms involved in hepatotoxicity and its amelioration by phytochemicals
  • 2. Redox signaling in hyperglycemia and Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease induced toxicity
  • 3. Herbal safety and efficacy
  • 4. Regulatory Toxicology
36. Dr. C Kesavachandran Principal Scientist
  • 1. Environmental Epidemiology
  • 2. Occupational Epidemiology
37. Dr. Dhirendra Singh Senior Scientist
  • 1. Histopathology
  • 2. Regulatory toxicology
  • 3. Teratology
38. Dr. Manoj Kumar Scientist
  • 1. Characterization of toxigenic fungi and their toxigenesis
39. Dr. Alok K Pandey Sr. Scientist
  • 1. Nanomaterial Toxicology
  • 2. Genetic Toxicology
40. Dr. K C Khulbe Senior Principal Scientist
  • 1. Intellectual property rights
  • 2. Technology development & transfer
41. Dr. Akshay Dwarakanath Principal Scientist
  • 1. Regulatory toxicology as per OECD guidelines
42. Dr. Vinay Kumar Khanna Principal Scientist
  • 1. Neurobehavioral toxicity
  • 2. Development of biomarkers for neurotoxicity
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