Narinder Sharma, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow - Srivastava Lab
PhD in Biochemistry, Institute of Microbial Technology (CSIR), India, 2009

I have obtained my Master's degree in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India in 2002. Thereafter, I qualified CSIR fellowship and Joined IMTECH (CSIR, India) for my PhD in the field of microbial biochemistry.  After completion of my PhD, I joined Kansas State University, USA as a postdoctoral fellow in the field of Leishmaniasis. In August 2012, I have joined Dr. Srivastava lab as a postdoctoral fellow at Department of Medicine and Pharmacology, National Cancer Institute, University of Kansas Medical Center, USA.

Research Interests

Molecular mechanism(s) of anticancerous drugs, Cancer  biology, metastasis, stem cells, biomarkers, transcription factors in cancer biology, drug discovery and development.

Selected Publications

Coutinho-Abreu I.V., Sharma N.K., Robles-Murguia M., and Ramalho-Ortigao M. (2010) Targeting the midgut secreted PpChit1 reduces Leishmania majordevelopment in its natural vector, the sand fly Phlebotomus papatasi. PLoS Negl. Trop. Dis. 4: e901.

Chauhan A., Pandey G., Sharma N.K., Paul D., Pandey J., and Jain R.K. (2010) p-Nitrophenol degradation via 4-nitrocatechol in Burkholderia sp. SJ98 and cloning of some of the lower pathway genes. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44: 3435-3444.

Sharma N.K., Pandey J., Gupta N., and Jain R.K. (2007) Growth and physiological response of Arthrobacter protophormiae RKJ100 toward higher concentrations ofo-nitrobenzoate and p-hydroxybenzoate. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 271: 65-70.

Labana S., Pandey G., Paul D., Sharma N.K., Basu A., and Jain R.K. (2005) Pot and field studies on bioremediation of p-nitrophenol contaminated soil usingArthrobacter protophormiae RKJ100. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39: 3330-3337.

Last modified: Jul 30, 2014



Narinder Sharma, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow - Srivastava Lab

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