Cell and Molecular Biology

Research Focus

Vaccine against enteric pathogens

  • Vaccine against enteric pathogens by using different approaches such as
    • a. Oral mucosal vaccine
    • b. DNA based vaccine
    • c. Epitope based vaccine
  • Expression of biotherapeutic proteins in bacterial and mammalian expression system

Cancer Therapy

  • Targeted induction of apoptosis in lung cancer cells
  • Modulation of transcription and translation factors as therapy against lung cancer
  • Cancer cell metabolism and stemness factors

Nanoparticle targeted drug delivery system

  • Drug Delivery and Drug targeting "in to cancer" cells using Therapeutic Nanoparticles
  • Isolation and characterisation of endocytic "organelles"
  • Electromagnetic purification and characterisation of endosomes from mammalian cells

Mechanism of gene transfer in eukaryotic cells through endocytosis

Genetic variation and its association with complex diseases

  • CNV Genetic Variations in Indian population: Implication for Health
  • Molecular Biomarkers for Cancer Chemotherapy in Indian Population
  • Infectious Diseases and Genetic Polymorphism in Indian Population

Lab Group Photograph

Ph.D. Students

Ms. Anuroopa Gupta
Mr. Bhrugu Yagnik
Lady Tata Memorial Fellow
Ms. Drashya

Post Doctoral Student

Dr. Suhani Almal


Dr. Sonia Guha
Staff Scientist,
Department of Ophthalmology,
University of California,
Los Angeles
Dr. Bhavesh Vats
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Hydrabad India
Dr. Neelam Chauhan
Assistant Professor
Dr. Priti Desai
Cell and Molecular Biology lab,
B.V. Patel PERD centre
Dr. Nidhi Vats
Dr. Milee Agarwal
Department of Pharmacology,
B.V. Patel PERD centre
Dr. Dipali Dhawan
Team Leader- Medical Genetics
Xcelris Labs Ltd.,
Dr. Niraj Sakharani
Research Officer
Zydus Cadila