Professor of Biology
Year Joined RCNJ: 1999
- B.S., M.S., M.Phil, Ph.D., Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India
- Introduction to Biology
- Fundamentals of Biology
- Cell & Molecular Biology
- Molecular Biology
- The goal of research in my lab has been to study interactions between cellular proteins and conserved G-quadruplex forming regulatory motifs that can influence human gene expression. We use bioinformatics/computational tools and databases developed in our lab to conduct detailed transcriptome wide studies on the distribution patterns of G-quadruplex motifs near biologically important sites of thousands of mammalian genes.
- Research projects in my lab particularly focus on the regulation of human genes involved in cancer, apoptosis, and neurological abnormalities, including autism, dementia and Parkinson’s disease.
- I regularly collaborate with Mathematics and Computer Science faculty for research. Projects in my lab involve active participation by undergraduate students of the college, especially during the winter and summer breaks.
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