Educational Qualifications


Himachal Pradesh University(Shimla) (Shimla , Himachal Pradesh, India)

M.Sc (Microbiology)


Himachal Pradesh University(Shimla) (Shimla , Himachal Pradesh, India)



Punjab University (Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India)

Professional Experience
Guest Faculty

2002 -to- 2004

Baba Balak Nath College

Responsibilites: TEACHING

2009 -to- 2010

Bhojia Institute of Life Sciences (BILS)

Responsibilites: TEACHING

2010 -to- 2011

Department in Shoolni Institute of Life Sciences and Business Management

Responsibilites: TEACHING
Assistant Professor

2011 -to- Till Now

Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh

Responsibilites: TEACHING
Awards & Honours
Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) awarded By University Grant Commission New Delhi, for period of three years for Ph.D.

in 2006

Books/Chapters of Book Published
Application of Therapeutic Phages in Medicine. Chapter 8: 139-158. Book Bacteriophages, Edited by Ipek Kurtboke

ISSN/ISBN No: ISBN 978-953-51-0272 | Authors: 2

Research Paper/Articles Published
Bacteriophage virsus antimicrobial agents for the treatment of murine burn wound infection caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae B5055. . J. Med. Microbiol. 2011, 60 (2) : 205-210

Authors: 3

Topical treatment of Klebsiella pneumoniae B5055 induced burn wound infection in mice using natural products. J of Infection in Developing Countries 2010, 4(6): 367- 377.

Authors: 3

Isolation and characterization of Klebsiella pneumoniae B5055 specific bacteriophages from sewage samples. Folia Microbiologica 2010, 55(3): 221-227.

Authors: 3

Evidence to support therapeutic potential of bacteriophage Kpn5 in burn wound infection caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae in BALB/c mice. J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 2010, 20(5): 935–941

Authors: 3

Bacteriophage treatment of burn wound infection caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO in BALB/c mice. Am. J. Bio-Med. Sc. 2009, 1(4): 385-394.

Authors: 3

Efficacy of bacteriophages treatment in murine burn wound infection induced by Klebsiella pneumoniae. J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. (2009), 19(6):622-628.

Authors: 3

Characterization of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO specific bacteriophages isolated from sewage samples. Am. J. Bio-Med. Sc., (2009), 1(2): 91-102.

Authors: 3

Therapeutic potential of bacteriophage in treating Klebsiella pneumoniae B5055-mediated lobar pneumonia in mice. J. Med. Microbiol. (2008), 57: 1508-1513.

Authors: 3

Main Areas of Research: Bacteriophages as alternate strategy to combat antibiotic resistance among bacteria.
Main Areas of Research: Phytochemicals as antimicrobial agent for the treatment of various bacterial diseases
Main Areas of Research: Role of resolvins as immunomodolators for various bacterial diseases
Cleared all India National Eligibility Test (NET, JRF) from University Grant Commission New Delhi, in 2004.
Research Project: DST (UT Chandigarh) 01 Completed
Project Work
Professional Association
Life Member, Association of Microbiologist of India (AMI).