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Dr. P. K. Tiwari
Principal Investigator, Centre for Genomics,
Professor, School of studies in Zoology, Jiwaji University
Coordinator, School of studies in Neuroscience
Email: pk_tiwari@hotmail.com, pktiwari.ju@gmail.com
Ph.D.: Banaras Hindu University, 1986
His main research interest is in deciphering the molecular pathogenesis of complex diseases such as Tuberculosis and Gallbladder Cancer

DSC01191 Gunja Mishra

Ph.D. student (Senior Research Fellow)
M.Sc. in Molecular & Human Genetics, Centre for Genomics, Jiwaji University, 2007.
She is currently working on the genetic diversity of HLA in relation to tuberculosis in the tribal populations of North Madhya Pradesh in collaboration with AIIMS, New Delhi. She is also working on the genetic polymorphism of chemokines and their receptor genes and their association with Tuberculosis susceptibility.
Email: gunjamishra@gmail.com

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Ravi Prakash Bhatia

Ph.D. student (Senior Research Fellow)
M.Sc. in Zoology, Jiwaji University, 2007
He is currently working on identification and molecular &  genetic characterization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Tuberculosis patients of Sahariya Tribe from North Madhya Pradesh in collaboration with National JALMA Institute for Leprosy and Mycobacterial Diseases, Agra.
Email: bhatiaraviprakash@gmail.com

 
DSC02592 Tekcham Dinesh Singh

Ph.D. student (Senior Research Fellow)
M.Sc. in Zoology, Jiwaji University, 2007.
He is currently working on the expression profiling of tumour associated genes in the molecular pathogenesis of gallbladder cancer and gall stone diseases.
Email: tdsingh07@gmail.com

Satish Poojary
Ph.D. Student (Senior Research Fellow)
M.Sc in Molecular & Human Genetics, Centre for Genomics, Jiwaji University, 2007.
He is currently working on the epigenetic regulation of telomeres and the expression of telomere regulating factors in gallbladder carcinoma.
Email: chatti83@yahoo.co.in

Shushruta Bhunia

Ph.D. Student (Junior Research Fellow)
M.Sc in Molecular & Human Genetics, Centre for Genomics, Jiwaji University, 2008.
She is currently working on the functional validation of candidate genes in Gallbladder Cancer for identification of early biomarkers. 
Email: shushruta.bhunia@gmail.com

Rahul Gupta
Junior Research Fellow 
M. Sc. in Bio-Medical Genetics, VIT, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, (2009).He is currently working in the area of characterization of novel molecular targets in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Email: rahulgupta2007@vit.ac.in

Preeti Sharma
Junior Research Fellow
M.Sc. in Molecular and Human Genetics, Jiwaji University, Gwalior (2011).She is currently working on the methylation profiling of gallbladder cancer and gall stone diseases to identify potential biomarkers for early disease diagnosis
Email: preeti.sh3787@gmail.com

Jyotsna Singh
Junior Research Fellow
M.Sc. in Zoology, KRG College, Jiwaji University, Gwalior (2009).
M.Phil in Zoology, School of studies in Zoology, Jiwaji university (2011).
She is currently working on the epidemiology of gall stone disease and gallbladder cancer in North Central India.
Email: jyotsnagenetics@gmail.com


Past members of the research team at Centre for Genomics

 
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Manish Kumar Singh,
Research Associate,
Department of Zoology, Banaras Hindu University Varanasi, India
Email: manishbiochem@gmail.com

Ph.D.: Thesis Submitted 2013
Thesis: Structural and Functional characterization of hsp60 chaperonin and small hsp related gene sequences in Sheep blowfly Lucila cuprina during development and heat stress.
M.Sc. in Biochemistry, University of Allahabad, 2006

Dr. Mustafa Ahmed Barbhuiya ( Postdoctoral Research Scholar )
Institute of Cell Engineering & Institute of Genetic Medicine Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Email: mustafa@jhmi.edu
Cell No. +1443-540-9072

PhD.: Jiwaji university, 2013
Thesis.: Molecular pathogenesis of gallbladder cancer and gall stone diseases: A functional genomic analysis.
M.Sc. in Biochemistry, Cancer Hospital and Research Institute, Jiwaji University, 2005

Dr. Shweta Singh ( Postdoctoral Fellow )
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Email: shweta_hg@rediffmail.com

PhD.: Jiwaji University, 2013
Thesis.: Studies on candidate gene polymorphisms and its association with genetic susceptibility to tuberculosis in some North Indian population.
M.Sc. in Biotechnology, VBS Purvanchal University, UP

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Dr. Prithvi Raj Sharma
Assistant Instructor,
Department of Immunology,
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas, TX), USA
Email: Prithvi.Raj@utsouthwestern.edu

Ph.D.: Jiwaji University, 2009
Thesis: Genetic polymorphism in the tribal population of North Madhya Pradesh in relation to genome diversity and susceptibility to Tuberculosis.
M.Sc. in Zoology, Jiwaji University, 2003

Dr. Manoj Singh Rohilla
Scientist ‘C’
Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India,
New Delhi
Email: manojsrohilla@gmail.com

Ph.D.:      Jiwaji University, 2008
Thesis: Molecular Genetic Characterization of Freshwater Turtle, Lissemys  punctata.
M.Sc. in Zoology, Jiwaji University, 2001

Dr. PV Janardhan Reddy
Scientist,
Sawai Man Singh Medical College,
Jaipur, India
Email: janardhanreddypv@gmail.com
Ph.D.: Jiwaji University, 2007
Thesis: Molecular characterization and functional analysis of certain major heat shock protein genes of Sheep Blowfly, Lucilia cuprina.
M.Sc. in Biotechnology, Nagarjuna University

Dr. Sunita Sharma
Assistant Professor,
Department of Biotechnology,
Madhav Institute of Technology and Science, Gwalior.

Ph.D.: Jiwaji University, 2005
Thesis: Studies on major heat shock proteins (HSP 60 and HSP70) during developmental stresses in Lucilia cuprina and Musca domestica.
M.Sc. in Biochemistry, Jiwaji University

 Dr. Archana Joshi
Guest Faculty,
Centre for Genomics,
Jiwaji University, Gwalior

Ph.D.: Jiwaji University,1998
Thesis: Physiological responses to thermal and other environmental stresses in Musca domestica and Lucilia cuprina.
M.Sc. in Zoology, Jiwaji University

 Dr. D. Ravi Krishna Mohan
Associate Professor,
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,
UC Davis School of Medicine,
University of California, USA

Ph.D. Jiwaji University, 1997
Thesis: Studies on heat shock gene activity in Lucilia cuprina­ (Diptera Calliphoridae) and Musca domestica (Diptera Muscidae)
M.Sc. in Zoology, Hyderabad University, 2001