3. Complete Postal Address, Telephone Number, Fax, e-mail etc.
National Institute of Cancer Prevention & Research
I – 7, Sector – 39, NOIDA,
Distt. Gautam Buddha Nagar,
Uttar Pradesh – 201 301, INDIA
+91 - 120 – 2446938
4. Date of Birth: 03/10/83
5. Educational Qualification : Degrees obtained (Begin with Bachelor’s Degree)
Degree Institution Field(s) Year
B.Sc University of Delhi Biochemistry 2004
M.Sc IIT Bombay, Mumbai Biotechnology 2006
PhD Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi Life Sciences 2012
6. Research/Training Experience
Duration Institution Particulars of work done
2018-present ICMR-National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research (ICMR-NICPR), Noida Cancer research
2016-2018 ICMR-NIV Pune Bacteriology, Molecular diagnosis
2015-2016 Lupin Pharma, Pune Research and Development
2014-2015 Shriram Institute for Industrial Research, Delhi Research work for the project " Molecular modeling of cancer/testis antigens: potential cancer therapeutic targets
"Start-Up Research Grant (Young Scientists)"
2011-2013 International centre for genetic engineering and Biotechnology Research work in the field of malaria biology and structure biology
Life member of Indian Science Congress
8. Research specialization (Major scientific fields of interest)
Molecular Biology, Cancer Biology, Structure biology, Malaria Biology, Virology
9. Important recent publications
Roesch C, Popovici J, Bin S, Run V, Kim S, Ramboarina S, Rakotomalala E, Rakotoarison RL, Rasoloharimanana T, Andriamanantena Z, Kumar A, Guillotte-Blisnick M, Huon C, Serre D, Chitnis CE, Vigan-Womas I, Menard D (2018) Genetic diversity in two Plasmodium vivax protein ligands for reticulocyte invasion. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases (Accepted) (Impact factor 3.9)
Kumar A*, Sharma D, Aggarwal ML, Chacko KM, Bhatt TK (2016) Cancer/testis antigens as molecular drug targets using network pharmacology. Tumor Biology, 37(12), 15697–15705. (Impact Factor 2.9)(*Corresponding author)
Kumar A, Kashyap M, Bhavesh NS, Yogavel M, Sharma A (2011) Structural delineation of histone post-translation modifications in histone-nucleosome assembly protein complex. Journal of structural biology; 180(1):1-9. (Impact Factor 3.41)
Gill J, Kumar A, Yogavel M, Belrhali H, Jain SK, Rug M, Brown M, Maier AG, Sharma A (2010) Structure, localization and histone binding properties of nuclear-associated nucleosome assembly protein from Plasmodium falciparum. Malaria journal; 9:90. (Impact Factor 3.19)
Gill J, Yogavel M, Kumar A, Belrhali H, Jain SK, Rug M, Brown M, Maier AG, Sharma A (2009) Crystal structure of malaria parasite nucleosome assembly protein: distinct modes of protein localization and histone recognition. The Journal of biological chemistry; 284 (15): 10076-87. (Impact Factor 4.77)
Mishra PC, Kumar A, Sharma A (2009) Analysis of small nucleolar RNAs reveals unique genetic features in malaria parasites. BMC Genomics; 10:68 (Impact Factor 4.07)
10. Financial support received
Start Up Research Grant (Young Scientists), Reg no. SERB/LS-855/2013, SERB, DST, India
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