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Dr. Sona Gandhi

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sona Gandhi is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the School of Basic and Applied Sciences. She has been associated with Galgotias University since May 2022. She is an enthusiastic faculty, and she always ensures to keep her skills and knowledge up to date. She has done exceptionally well in her academic journey which reflects well in her teaching. She is actively involved in research as well, and motivates her students to read and explore beyond classroom teachings. She has published quality research work in international journals of repute and has presented her work in several International Conferences.


  • 2 years of teaching experience


  • Ph.D. from Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, Feb 2021.

  • M.Sc. Chemistry from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, 2015.

  • B.Sc. (H) Chemistry from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, 2013.

Award & Recognition

  • NET, and GATE qualified. Qualified CSIR-JRF (All India rank 19).

  • Qualified IIT-JAM, All India Rank-232 (Chemistry), 71 (Biotechnology).

  • Received INSPIRE Scholarship from Department of Science and Technology, India.

  • Visited Japan under the program JENESYS 2.0

  • Received “Science meritorious award” from University of Delhi.

  • Received a scholarship and a gold medal from the Department of Biotechnology, India

  • Received “Sammaan Patra” from Science and Technology Department of Uttar Pradesh.


  • Sona Gandhi and Indrajit Roy*, Doxorubicin-loaded casein nanoparticles for drug delivery: Preparation, characterization and in vitro evaluation, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2019, 121, 6-12.

  • Sona Gandhi and Indrajit Roy*, Methylene Blue loaded, silica-coated cobalt ferrite nanoparticles with potential for combination therapy, Materials Research Express, 2019, 6, 074005.

  • Sona Gandhi and Indrajit Roy*, Synthesis and characterization of manganese ferrite nanoparticles, and its interactions with bovine serum albumin: a spectroscopic and molecular docking approach, Journal of Molecular Liquids, 2019, 296, 111871.

  • Sona Gandhi, Sheetal Issar, Ajit K. Mahapatro, and Indrajit Roy*, Cobalt ferrite nanoparticles for bimodal hyperthermia and their mechanistic interactions with Lysozyme, Journal of Molecular Liquids, 2020, 310, 113194.

  • Sona Gandhi*, and Indrajit Roy*, Drug delivery applications of casein nanostructures: A minireview, Journal of Drug Delivery Science & Technology, 2021, 102843.

  • Sona Gandhi#, Ashi Mittal#, and Indrajit Roy*, Mechanistic interaction studies of synthesized ZIF-8 nanoparticles with Bovine Serum Albumin using spectroscopic and molecular docking approaches, Scientific Reports, 2022, 12, 10331.

  • Sona Gandhi#, Nayanika Chakraborty#, Rajni Verma, Indrajit Roy, Emerging prospects of nanozymes for antibacterial and anticancer applications, Biomedicines, 2022, 10(6), 1378.

  • Ashi Mittal, Indrajit Roy, Sona Gandhi*, Magnetic Nanoparticles: An overview for biomedical applications, Magnetochemistry, 2022, 8(9), 107

Area of Interest

  • Nanotechnology: Synthesis & Characterization of Nanoparticles

  • Biomedical Applications of Nanoparticles

  • Nanoparticle-Protein Interactions

  • In vitro Assays

Book Chapters Published

  • Sona Gandhi and Indrajit Roy*, Biomedical in vivo studies with ormosil nanoparticles containing active agents, Nanoparticles in biology and medicine: Methods and Protocols 2nd Edition, Springer Protocols, 2019, 121- 138, ISBN: 9781071603185.

  • Ashi Mittal, Indrajit Roy, and Sona Gandhi*, Drug delivery applications of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), Book title: Drug Carriers, L. J. Villareal-Gomez (ed.), Drug Carriers, Intechopen London.