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Dr. Nimisha Sinha

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Assistant Professor Department of Biochemistry nimishasinha@svc.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

  • PhD, Dept. of Biochemistry, University of Delhi, South Campus, New Delhi
  • MSc Maharaja Sayajirao University,Baroda, Gujarat

Areas of Specialization

    ●	Immunodiagnostics of infectious diseases, majorly Tuberculosis.
    ●	Molecular Biology and Recombinant DNA technology
    ●	Construction of phage displayed gene fragment, genome, antibody libraries (Human Antibody libraries).
    ●	Using a phage display based approach for searching potent drug targets and identification of immunodominant regions of proteins deciphering interactome and protein - small molecule interactions.
    ●	Computational biology, docking and studying protein-ligand interactions.

Administrative roles/ responsibilities

    ●	Member, Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) (2020-2022)
    ●	Member, Time table committee 2019-2021
    ●	Member, Freeship and Students aid committee 2019-2021
    ●	Member, Time table committee 2017-2019
    ●	Member, Garden Committee 2017-2019
    ●	Member, Admission Helpdesk committee, 2015-2020
    ●	Member of team working for NIRF 2021

Courses Taught

    Papers Taught at Undergraduate and PG Diploma level:
    ●	Molecular Biology
    ●	Metabolism of Carbohydrates
    ●	Metabolism of Amino Acids and Nucleotides
    ●	Recombinant DNA Technology
    ●	Plant Biochemistry
    ●	Nutritional Biochemistry
    ●	Cell Biology
    ●	Metabolism and Integration
    ●	Biophysics
    ●	Gene Organization Replication and Repair
  • 1.	Shrivastava N, Gupta A, Grover P, Chaudhary VK et al. (2013) A Novel Helper Phage Enabling Construction of Genome-Scale ORF-Enriched Phage Display Libraries. PLoS ONE, 8:9, e75212.
    2.	Chaudhary VK, Shrivastava N, Verma V, Das S, Kaur C, et al. (2014) Rapid Restriction Enzyme-Free Cloning of PCR Products: A High-Throughput Method Applicable for Library Construction. PLoS ONE 9(10): e111538.
    3.	Filed patent application for “A PROCESS OF PRODUCING ORF-ENRICHED PHAGE DISPLAY LIBRARY AND USES THEREOF.” Application number 2346/DEL/2013. Amita Gupta, Vijay K. Chaudhary and Nimisha Shrivastava.
    4.	Synthesis of coumarin based triazolyl thiazolidinones and their apoptotic inducer activity against caspase-3. Chem. Biol. Lett., 2019, 6(2), 31-38.
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    Research Projects
    ●	Co-PI in Indo-Thailand DST project titled “Computational studies of drug targets towards rational design of therapeutics for dengue infection.” (Jan 2019-Jan 2022)-Ongoing
    ●	DU Innovation Project (2017) titled “Synthesis of coumarin based triazolylated thiazolidinone derivatives and to study their apoptotic inducer/inhibitor activity-COMPLETED