Garg, S., Huifu, H., Kumari, A., Sundar, D., Kaul, S.C. and Wadhwa, R. (2019). Induction of senescence in cancer cells by a novel combination of Cucurbitacin B and Withanone (CucWi-N): Molecular mechanism and therapeutic potential. Journal of Gerontology (doi:10.1093/gerona/glz077)
Bhargava, P., Kumari, A., Ishida, Y., Terao, K., Kaul, S.C., Sundar, D. and Wadhwa, R. (2017). Identification and molecular characterization of prohypoxia and antistress activity of Caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE): Bioinformatics and experimental evidence. Cell Stress and Chaperones 23: 1055-1068.
Kumari, A., Awasthi, G., Tiwari, A. and Srivastava, P. (2017). In silico identification and construction of microbial gene clusters associated with biodegradation of xenobiotic compounds. Microbial Pathogenesis, Elsevier 114:340-343.
Kumari, A., Mohan, A. and Gangwar, P. (2015). In silico microarray data analysis of ST8SIA2 gene responsible for Schizophrenia. International Journal of Biology, Pharmacy and Allied Sciences 4(3):1678-1685.
Kumari, A., Srivastava, D. and Rai, S. (2015). Photosynthetically inspired energy storage: An application of Biomimetics in life’s principle. International Journal for Scientific Research and Development 3(1):914-915.
Katiyar, S.P., Malik, V., Kumari, A., Singh, K. and and Sundar, D. (2017). Structure- based and ligand-based de novo computational drug design. Methods in Molecular Biology.
Dhanjal, J.K., Malik, V., Radhakrishnan, N., Sigar, M., Kumari, A. and Sundar, D. (2017). Computational approaches for structural remodelling of proteins for improving their functionality. Encyclopedia of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology .
Malik, V., Dhanjal, J.K., Kumari, A., Navaneethan, R., Singh, K. and and Sundar, D. (2017). Function and structure-based screening of compounds, peptides and proteins to identify drug candidates. Methods.
Katiyar, S.P., Malik, V., Kumari, A. and Sundar, D. (2017). Computational methods to understand the anti-cancer mechanism of withanolides. Science of Ashwagandha: Preventive and Therapeutic Potentials.
10.2018 (ongoing) - Subject of study “Ph.D. (Genetics)” at University of Nottingham
Master’s Thesis - Subject of study “M.S. (Research) in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology” at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Completed; Grading 8.69
07.2015 – 07.2017 - “Bioinformatics insights to the effect of CAPE and its analogues on hypoxia signaling: relevance to cancer metastasis”; Grading 9.0
Bachelor’s Thesis - Subject of study “Bachelor’s of Technology in Biotechnology” at Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow. Graduation on 05.11.2015; Grading 8.94
07.2011 – 05.2015 - “Epigenetics: A Bioinformatics Perspective (Insights into DNA methyltransferases induced epigenetic modifications of various genes involved in neurodegenerative disorders”; Grading 8.0
Wet Laboratory Modules
General - Staining, Pipetting, Autoclaving, Centrifuge, Microscopy.
Molecular Biology - Total genomic DNA isolation (Plant source and E. Coli), DNA isolation, Plasmid isolation, RNA isolation, Preparation of competent cells, GFP Cloning, PCR amplification, Restriction digestion.
Biochemistry - Protein Estimation Assays, Biochemical estimation of RNA and DNA, Isolation and Purification of enzymes, Enzyme assays, Enzyme immobilization.
Microbiology - Plating skills, Media preparation, Laminar work experience, Determining CFU.
Bioanalytical Techniques - SDS-PAGE, Chromatography (TLC, Paper Chromatography, Gel Filtration), Spectrometry, PCR Amplification, ELISA.
Plant Biotechnology - Explant culture, Study of viability of seeds.
Animal Handlings - Handling of Rats (Food, Water, Bedding, Retro Orbital Puncture, Routes of administration, Dissection, Disposal).
General Computational drug discovery, Biostatistics.
Molecular Modeling Techniques
Molecular Modeling, Molecular Docking and Molecular Dynamic Simulations.
Genomics Alignment, Clustering and Microarray Data Analysis.
Evolutionary Studies Phylogenetic Analysis
Programming and Tools
Languages - Basics of Python
DBMS - MySQL
Platforms - Windows, Linux.
HONORS AND AWARDS
10.2018-09.2021 Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship (International) for Research Excellence by University of Nottingham.
07.2015-07.2017 MHRD Research Scholarship by Government of India for outstanding performance in GATE (BT) 2015: 99.14 percentile.
07.2012-05.2015 Merit Scholarship for outstanding academic performance during B.Tech. (Biotechnology) programme by Ritnand Balved Education Foundation.
05.11.2015 CryoBank International India Meritoriuous Student Award (A citation and a cheque of Rs. 20,000/-) for the Academic Year 2011-2015 by Cryobanks International USA and RJ Group.
2015 Shree Baljit Shashtri Award for the best in Human and Traditional values
2015 University Gold Medalist (AUUP, Lucknow)
2007 Merit certificate for being among the top 0.1 percent of successful candidates of AISSE (Communicative Sanskrit)
2003 All India Rank holder in the 6th National Science Olympiad
10.06.2019-14.06.2019 - Elucidating CDK12 as therapeutic molecular target in myotonic dystrophy. In: International Myotonic Dystrophy Consortium Meeting (IDMC-12), Gothenberg, Sweden. (Poster Presentation)
24.06.2019-25.06.2019 - Volunteered during School of Life Sciences Annual PGR Symposium organized by University of Nottingham.
22.04.2017 - Potential of natural compounds as anti-cancer agents. In: Open House 2017 (OH2017) organized by Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. (Poster Presentation)
31.03.2017 - Intervention of hypoxic response pathway: In silico insights to target the oxygen sensors FIH-1 and HPH-2. In: DAILAB CAFÉ’ PLUS, Series I (Oral Presentation)
16.01.2017 – 21.01.2017 Computational study of naturally occurring propolis component to inhibit FIH-1. In: IV AIST International Bioimaging Workshop organized by organised by Biomedical Research Institute, AIST, Tsukuba, Japan. (Poster Presentation)
17.02.2016 – 19.02.2016 Bioinformatics insights to the bioactivities of Ashwagandha leaves. In:International Conference on Environmental Mutagenesis, Carcinogenesis and Health and 40th Annual Meeting of EMSI organized by GNDU, Amritsar. (Poster Presentation)
24.02.2015 – 27.02.2015 In silico identification and construction of microbial gene clusters associated with biodegradation of undesired toxic materials. In: Fifth International Conference on Plants and Environmental Pollution organized by ISEB and CSIR-NBR, Lucknow. (Poster Presentation)
16.10.2014 – 17.10.2014 Genomic diversity of Ebola virus: A phylogenetic inference. In: National Conference on “Bioengineering and Biotechnology: An Industrial Perspective” organized by Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University, Lucknow Campus. (Poster Presentation)
25.02.2014 – 27.02.2014 Attended 5th International Conference on Legal Medicine, Medical Negligence and Litigation in Medical Practice and 5th International Conference on Current Trends in Forensic Sciences, Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by Indian Association of Medico- legal Experts (REGD).
21.09.2013 – 22.09.2013 Photosynthetically inspired energy storage: An application of biomimetics in life’s principle. In: National Seminar on Trends and Advances in Plant Sciences organized by Department of Botany, Aligarh Muslim University. (Poster Presentation)
09.03.2013 – 10.03.2013 Volunteered during the National Conference on Biolife: The Amalgamation of Multidisciplinary Life Sciences organized by Bio-EGICORE, Lucknow.
08.02.2013 Innovation and Creativity: The New Mantra for Global Competitiveness. In: Srijan Paper Presentation Competition organized by Delhi School of Management, Delhi Technological University. (Oral Presentation)
02.02.2013 Possible potentials of nanotechnology in diagnosis and treatment of HIV/AIDS. In:International Symposium on Nanomaterials: Applications and Safety organized by Amity University, Lucknow. (Oral Presentation)