Education
Educational Qualifications
M.Sc

Ph.D.

Professional Experience
Assistant Professor

Department of Zoology, Panjab University

Responsibilites:
Achievements
Awards & Honours
Best oral presentation award at Chandigarh Science Congress, 2014.

in 2014

Best Poster Presentation award at Chandigarh chapter of ISCA, 2012.

in 2012

Best poster presentation award in UGC-CAS Sponsored Conference on Redefining Approaches to Address Current Issues for Sustainable Biodiversity, 2011.

in 2011

Best poster presentation award in 35th Annual conference of Environmental Mutagen Society of India & International Symposium on mutagens and genetic diversity for health and agriculture, 2010.

in 2010

Best oral presentation award in Chandigarh Science Congress, 2009.

in 2009

Awarded Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) by University Grants Commission from 2008-2010.

in 2010

Awarded Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) by University Grants Commission from 2006-2007.

in 2007

Awarded National Scholarship certificate in 1997 under meritorious scheme by Government of Punjab.

in 1997

Research Paper/Articles Published
Cadmium administration mediated renal toxicity: and plausible correlative chromosomal aberrations in mice.

Journal: International Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicological Science. Vol 3 (6): 19-31, (2013).

Authors: 3

Amelioration of cadmium induced nephrotoxicity in balb/C mice by Withania sominifera and vitamin E.

Journal: International Journal of Natural Product Science. Vol 3 (5): 21-32, (2013)

Authors: 3

Protective effect of Withania somnifera and vitamin E against cadmium induced toxicity in mice spleen.

Journal: International Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicological Science. Vol 3 (6): 32-42, (2013).

Authors: 3

Synergistic modulation of cadmium induced testicular toxicity in balb/C mice by Withania somnifera and vitamin E.

Journal: Panjab University Research Journal. Vol 62: 11-18, (2012).

Authors: 3

Acute and short term cadmium induced hepato-toxicity in mice: a correlative and comparative study between biochemical and histopathological parameters.

Journal: The Journal of cytology and Genetics. Vol: 11-16, (2010).

Authors: 4

Acute and short term cadmium induced nephropathy in mice: Relationship between biochemical and histopathological parameters.

Journal: The Journal of cytology and Genetics. Vol 10 (2): 1-12, (2009)

Authors: 4

Cadmium induced toxicity and its modulators.

Journal: Felicitation Volume, Panjab University,2006

Authors: 4

Others
Field of Specialization: Molecular characterization of key molecules and important pathways underlying heavy metal toxicity and targeting them with natural antioxidants as a curative measure in murine model.
Field of Specialization: Genotoxic profiling of various heavy metals in murine model
Field of Specialization: Evaluation of various herbal plant extracts and antioxidant compounds for their modulatory potential against heavy metal mediated toxicity and analyzing them as a potential therapeutic agent.
Field of Specialization: Specialization in light, scanning and ultra-structural microscopies.
Qualified CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by University Grants Commission in 2005.
Project Work
Professional Association
Member, Society of Cytologists and Geneticists
Member, Indian Science Congress Association
Member, Alumni Association of Panjab University, Chandigarh