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Dr. Vishal Trivedi, Ph.D

Principal Investigator

Education

BSc in biology. University of Lucknow, Lucknow, India.
MSc in biochemistry. University of Lucknow, Lucknow, India (Gold medalist).
PhD. Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. (Research performed at Central drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India).

Professional Experience

PhD-Student at the Department of Molecular & Structural Biology, Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India.
Post-Doc at the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA (With Prof Axel Nohturfft).
Post-Doc Molecular Oncology Research Institute, Tufts Medical Centre, Tufts University. Boston, MA, USA (With Prof. Athan Kuliopulos ).
2009-2014  Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.
Jan 2014- June, 2018 Associate Professor, Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

June 2018-   Professor, Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Administrative Duties at IITG

Co-ordinator, Departmental instrument Purchase Committee
Co-ordinator, CWWCE Committee
Co-ordinator, BTP 2010
Co-ordinator, JTS Selection committee, 2011
Member, Technical Committee
Member, Robing Sub-Committee
Member, Department maintenance committee
Faculty Advisor, BTech 2012
Co-ordinator, Faculty selection committee, 2013.
Member, DPPC, 2016.
MTP Co-ordinator, 2016.

Award, Research Fellowships and Professional recognition

2000            Prof P. S. Krishnan Gold Medal from University of Lucknow, Lucknow, India.

2001            Junior Research Fellowship from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India.
2002            Graduate Aptitude Talent Examination.
2003            Senior Research Fellowship from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India.
2003            Best Publication Award, Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India.
2005            Young Scientist Award, Society of Biological Chemistry, India.
2010            Young Scientist Award, Department of Atomic Energy, Govt of India.
2011            Young Scientist Award, National Academy of Sciences-India (NASI).

Membership of professional societies
International Union of Crystallography
Society of Biological Chemist (SBC)-India.

Editorial Board member

Associate Editor on the editorial board of World Research Journal of Biotechnology (Publisher: Bioinfo Publications).

Editorial board member of JOURNAL OF CELL SCIENCE & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY (Publisher: Open Science Publications).

Editorial board member of JOURNAL OF Biotechnology and Bioengineering(Publisher: Austin Publishing Group).

Editorial board member of Journal of Advanced Research in Bioscience and Biotechnology (Publisher: ADR Publishing Group).

Editorial board member of Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research.

Editorial board member of Journal Macrophage (Publisher: Smart Science Technology).

Editorial board member of Journal Medicinal Plants Research (Publisher: Science Plus Publications).

Editorial board member of Global Journal of Biotechnology and Biomaterial Science (Publisher: Peertechz Journals). http://www.peertechz.com/Biotechnology-Biomaterial-Science/editorialboard.php#

Reviewer panel of Molecular Neurobiology, PLOS Pathogens, Blood, The British Journal of Haematology, Biomed Research Journal, Medicinal chemistry research, Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences etc.  

Teaching Experience:

2006            MCB123: Mammalian Cell Physiology, Teaching Assistant, Harvard University, Boston, USA.  Journal Clubs and Substitution for Lectures.

2009- onwards         Different Courses Taught at Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam (India)

Teaching Material Developed.

1. Fundamental’s of Biotechnology: A web course developed under NPTEL phase-III for PG/Ug students (http://nptel.ac.in/courses/102103045/).

2. Bioanalytical Techniques and Bioinformatics.  A web course developed under NPTEL phase-III for PG students (http://nptel.ac.in/courses/102103044). 

3. Experimental Biotechnology : A web course developed under NPTEL phase-III for PG/UG students (http://nptel.ac.in/courses/102103047)

4. Basic Biology : A web course developed under NPTEL phase-III for BTech Students.  (http://nptel.ac.in/courses/102103039)

Workshop Organized

QIP-short term course on “Molecular tools in medical biotechnology investigations” from Dec 2-5, 2013.

Publications:

(Detailed list is available (here)

Research Guidance (Ph.D and MTech)

Ph.D Students:                   Completed : 07,   Ongoing : 07
MTech Project Students: Completed : 08,    Ongoing : 01
BTech Project Students: Completed : 07,     Ongoing : 01