Organization of a Conference / Workshop

  • “Current Trends in Life Sciences: The Indian Scenario” CPDHE-UGC ASC Refresher course in Life Science (15th February to 9th March 2011) Department of Zoology, University of Delhi


  • Gut Microbiology
  • Vector Biology
  • Xenobiotic degradation

Subjects Taught

  • Biology of Parasitism
  • Insect Diversity, Society and Evolution
  • Metagenomics

Research Projects (Major Grants/Research Collaboration)

  • 1. World Bank – NAIP project “Studies on the ecology and taxonomy of whitefly Bemisia tabaci in India, its symbiosis with various obligate and facultative bacterial symbionts.” 2009 – 2012.
  • 2. DU/ DST – PURSE Grant from 2009-2012. “Understanding Individual & Community Genomes of Bacteria using New Generation Sequencing Technologies”

Research Guidance

  • Supervision of awarded Doctoral Thesis: Five
  • Supervision of Doctoral Thesis, under progress: Five + (One – Thesis submitted)
  • Supervision of awarded M.Phil dissertations: Five
  • Supervision of M.Phil dissertations, under progress: Two