Dr. Neha Sharma is currently working as Assistant Professor in School of Biomedical Sciences, Galgotias University, Greater Noida. She has a total experience of 10 years in industrial research and academics. She has worked in diverse areas of biotechnology and has rich experience of working in R&D and diagnostics. She has worked on microbiologically induced corrosion in Corporate Research and Development Centre of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited. During her Ph.D. tenure, she has worked in multiple research projects and studied the role of host genetic factors in increased susceptibility towards rheumatic heart disease in population of Assam, India. She has also worked as ICMR-RA and investigated the role of Map44 complement protein in the pathogenesis of RHD. She has served as a Senior Scientific Officer at JITM diagnostics, Noida and was appointed as quality manager in the audit team for NABL accreditation in the COVID-19 RT-PCR testing group. Her research interests are Immunology, Host pathogen interaction, and Infectious diseases.
- 10 years of industrial and teaching experience
- D. (Immunology)
- Sc. (Biochemistry)
Award & Recognition
- She has presented her Ph.D. research work in Ph.D. webinar series organized by Microbiologist society India, Gujrat Chapter during academic year 2022-23
- Awarded Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Government of India in February 2019
- ICMR-SRF was upgraded to ICMR-Research Associate (RA) from April 2020-March 2021
She has Published in various national and international Journals. Few noted publications are as follows:
- Verma M., Kumar K., and Sharma N.*, (2022). Nutritional Abundance of Purslane: Assessment and Challenges. IJFANS. 11: 2320 –7876. *Corresponding Author
- Sharma N., Singh K., Toor D., Pai S., Chakraborty R. & Khan KM. (2020). Antibiotic Resistance in Microbes from Street Fruit Drinks and Hygiene Behavior of the Vendors in Delhi, India. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17, 4829; doi:10.3390/ijerph17134829.
- Sharma, N., Toor, D., Baro, L., Chaliha, M. S., Kusre, G., Baruah, S. M., & Das, S. (2020). HLA-DQB genetic susceptibility and rheumatic heart disease: a case-control study. Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals.
- Sharma N., Toor D., “Impact of socio-economic factors on increased risk and progression of rheumatic heart disease in developing nations”., Current Infectious Disease and Reports. (2019) 21:21.
- Baro L., Sharma N.*, Toor D., Chaliha M.S., Kusre G., Baruah S.M. & Das S. (2018). A hospital-based study of socio-economic status and clinical spectrum of rheumatic heart disease patients (RHD) patients of Assam, North-East India. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 25(12):1303-1306. doi: 10.1177/2047487318787333. *Equal contribution
- Toor D., Sharma N. (2018) T cell subsets: an integral component in pathogenesis of rheumatic heart disease. Immunologic Research. 66, 18–30. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12026-017-8978-z.
- Sharma N., Toor D. (2016). Interleukin-10: Role in increasing susceptibility and pathogenesis of rheumatic fever/rheumatic heart disease., Cytokine. 90:69–176.
- Sharma N., Toor D. (2016). Environmental catastrophe jeopardizes sustainability of immune system in Environmental Crisis and Sustainability: A Response. ISBN: 978-8-192-93275-0.
- Rawat J., Khandelwal A., Sharma N., Tyagi S. (2016) Effect of sulphate reducing bacteria-biofilm isolated from refinery cooling water system and sonication on corrosion of carbon steel., J. Mater. Environ. Sci. 7 (1) 362-370.
- Women entrepreneurship Development program (WEDP) organized by DST, Govt. of India & Amity University Noida.
- Completed cancer therapy through targeting mammalian DNA Repair Pathways, GIAN Course (MHRD, Govt. of India).
- Completed 12 weeks certification course on NBA accreditation and teaching learning in engineering (NATE) under faculty development program (NPTEL) in Elite category.