Neha Kashyap

Ms. Neha Kashyap, first year Ph.D. Scholar has completed her Bachelors in Zoology Honours from “Ravenshaw University” Cuttack, Odisha.She has done her Masters in Life Sciences (Specialization in Biochemistry) from Central University of Punjab, Bhatinda. Her dissertation work was on the topic “miRNA mediated pathway modulation by phytochemicals: An In-silico approach” under the guidance of Dr. Shashank Kumar, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry. She got selected for the Indian Academy of Sciences “Summer Research Fellowship” project sponsored by the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru, during her graduation where she worked on the project “Analysis of Phytochemical constituents and amino acids present in green seaweeds from South East Coast of India” under Dr.George Seghal Kiran,Assistant Professor in Pondicherry University. Later, she worked as a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in Structural Parasitology lab, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (I.C.G.E.B), New Delhi under eminent Principal Scientist Dr. Amit Sharma, Director of ICMR-NIMR in the Project “Development and validation of Hyponozite biomarkers for detecting Plasmodium vivax infection” .She also worked there on “Malarial culture and parasite proteins crystallography”.She qualified for ICMR-JRF 2020. Currently, she is working as a Ph.D. Scholar, under Dr. Subhradip Karmakar, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. She is working with the placenta group. Her tentative thesis is “Role of epigenetic modifiers in Trophoblast fusion and differentiation”.


Chapter Publications

  • Kashyap, N., Kushwaha, P.P., Singh, A.K., Maurya, S., Sahoo, A.K., and Kumar, S. (2019). Phytochemicals, cancer and miRNAs: An in silico In: Phytochemistry: An in-silico and in-vitro Update. Kumar, S., and Chukwuebuka, E. (Eds.), Springer Singapore, Hardcover ISBN: 978-981-13-6919-3, eBook ISBN: 978-981-13-6920-9, DOI:10.1007/978-981-13-6920-9.
  • Sahoo, A.K., Kushwaha, P.P., Singh, A.K., Maurya, S., Kashyap, N., and Kumar, S. (2019). Alpha amino acid metabolism as an emerging target in cancer stem cells. In: Advances in Biochemistry & Applications in Medicine. Kare, P.K., and Shrestha, R. (Eds.), vol 4, (pp 1-17), Open Access eBooks, Las Vegas, USA, ISBN: 978-93-87500-49-5.



Academic Awards and Achievements

  • Certificate of Participation in the First Indo-UK Bilateral SPARC Symposium on “Transcriptional Dynamics in Developmental Biology” organised by SciWhyLab, School of Computational & Integrative Sciences (SC&IS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India during August 10-11,2020.

  • Certificate of Participation in Guest Lecture on topic “An immune-suppressive Molecule Caerulomycin A: From Mud to Money” by J. N. Agrewala held on 15th February 2019 organised by Department of Biochemistry and Microbial Sciences, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda.

  • Certificate of Participation in National Symposium On Neuroscience on “Recent Advances in Neuroscience and its Application in Medical Sciences” held on 13-14th November 2015 organised by Department of Zoology, School of Life Sciences, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha.

  • ICMR Junior Research Fellowship, 2020

  • Qualified GATE 2021

Non-Academic Awards  and Achievements


  • Awarded Certificate “A” for Examination held in 2010 of 1(O) BN.NCC under the authority of Ministry of Defence, Government of India.


  • Participated in One Day NDRF Training Camp on Disaster Management organised by NSS Cell of Central University of Punjab in collaboration with NDRF 7th Battalion, Bathinda. Punjab.


  • Awarded for table tennis and badminton by Indian Farmers Fertilizers Cooperative Limited Sports Committee.