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Quality Control Professional Experience

Hyderabad, Telangana, India
6 lacs/annum
August 30, 2017

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Dr. Neha Singh


Mobile: 901*******


To keep myself updated with the latest processes and technologies in microbiology and relevant industry and gain expertise in niche skills for growth of organization. By using best practices, optimize and automate the existing industry process to ensure it yields optimum results.

Professional experience:

Working as ‘Senior Research Fellow’ (Microbiology) at National Institute of Plant and Health Management (NIPHM), Hyderabad. (From 13th April 2016 to till date).

Worked as a “Quality control lab In-charge” in QC lab, Shree Guruji Pvt. Ldt. Indore (from July 2008 to Nov 2008)

Worked as a “QC Microbiologist” in Makson Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. Mandideep - 462046, Madhya Pradesh (from April 2008 to July 2008)

Research (work) Experience:

Approximately five years research experience during PhD, worked as a Research Fellow in “School of Studies in Life Sciences” Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University Raipur, India w.e.f. December 2008 to February 2014.

Awards/ Membership:

“Scientist Associate Award” during Nation conference ICAAAS-2016 by Society for Scientific Development and Agriculture Technology, India.

Awarded the Jawaharlal Nehru fellowship-2010 for doctorate studies

Hold 1st rank in MSc Microbiology in Career College Bhopal and 2nd Rank in Barkatullah University Bhopal.

Life member of Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI).

Life member of Society for Scientific Development and Agriculture Technology, India.

Educational Details:






Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur (C.G.)

Ph.D. Microbiology



Baraktullah University,

Bhopal (M.P.)

M.Sc. Microbiology



Bundelkhand University

Jhansi (U.P.)

B.Sc. (H) Microbiology



U.P. Board, India




U.P. Board, India



Current work profile:

Development/designing of low cost production medium. Optimization of product yield using bioreactors/shake flasks/fermenters.

Algal/fungal/bacterial cultivation at lab as well as large scale (production and multiplication).

Taking classes/lectures of scientific officers coming from different part of India during training programmes.

Introducing production/protocols techniques of bacterial biomass multiplication to the scientist/scientific officers about new developed techniques

Development of new production & protocol for biocontrol agents, bio fertilizers, bioassays for plant pathogens.

Quality control reports/analysis

Research Experience and Techniques Known:

Microbiological techniques: Basic microbiology practical, media preparation, sterilization, aseptic techniques, inoculation, sampling, incubation, microscopy, isolation screening methods, identification and characterization of unknown microorganisms, molecular characterization, PIBWin (probabilistic identification of bacteria).

Antibiotic production: Antibiotic/proteins/enzymes production using bioreactor/fermenter (batch, continuous, aerobic, anaerobic, fed-batch), Kirby–Bauer antibiotic testing, and Immobilization methods.

Purification techniques: Downstream processing (extraction process, purification of antibiotics using thin layer chromatography (TLC), high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), column chromatography, paper chromatography, ion exchange chromatography, crystallization, Adsorption

Optimization techniques: optimization of parameters for antibiotic production, traditional methods, Plackett-Burman design, response surface methodology

Immunological techniques: Immuno-diagnostics, antigen detection using ELISA, dot blot and agglutination based techniques and double immunodiffusion ouchterlony method, nephelometry

Molecular techniques: Isolation & estimation of DNA and RNA, 16S rRNA sequencing, phylogenetic tree preparation using MEGA4 & Clustalw software, SDS-PAGE, western blotting, determination of cell wall protein.

Biochemistry: Beer and Lambert law, estimation of proteins, lipid and carbohydrate, analysis of enzyme activity.

Instrument handling: Microscopy, Autoclave, Fermenter, PCR thermocycler, Electrophoresis unit, Centrifuge, Incubators, Hot air oven, pH meter, colony counter, electronic cell counter, sonicator, vortex mixer, hot plate, water bath, Laminar air flow, column chromatography, thin layer chromatography (TLC), high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), UV-vis spectroscopy, gas chromatography (GC), rotary evaporators, AKTA protein purification system.


List of publications:

1.Neha Singh and Vibhuti Rai. 2011. Isolation and characterization of Streptomyces sp. from Durg District of Chhattisgarh for antimicrobial activity. Current Trends in Biotechnology and Pharmacy, 4 (5) 1038-1047.

2.Neha Singh, Vibhuti Rai and C.K.M. Tripathi. 2012. Production and optimization of oxytetracycline by a new isolate Streptomyces rimosus using response surface methodology. Medicinal Chemistry Research, 21-10-314*-****. (Impact Factor 1.612)

3.Neha Singh, Vibhuti Rai and C.K.M. Tripathi. 2012 Oxytetracycline production by immobilized cells of a new isolate of Streptomyces rimosus MTCC 10792. Journal of Pharmacy Research, 5(6) 2477-2480. (Impact Factor 2.507)

4.Neha Singh and Vibhuti Rai. 2012 Optimization of cultural parameters for antifungal and antibacterial metabolite from microbial isolate; Streptomyces rimosus MTCC10792 from soil of Chhattisgarh. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 4(4) 94-101.

(Impact Factor 1.1)

5.Neha Singh and Vibhuti Rai. 2013 In vitro antimycotic activity of a new isolate Streptomyces fradiae MTCC 11051 against the multi-drug resistant pathogenic fungi. Journal of Pharmacy Research, 7(4) 331-336. (Impact Factor 2.507)

6.Neha Singh, Vibhuti Rai and C.K.M. Tripathi. 2013 Purification and chemical characterization of antimicrobial compounds from a new soil isolate Streptomyces rimosus MTCC 10792. Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology, 49 (5): 473-480. (Impact Factor 0.7)

7.Neha Singh and Vibhuti Rai. 2013 Improved antimicrobial compound production by a new isolate Streptomyces hygroscopicus MTCC 4003 using Plackett-Burman design and response Surface methodology. Bioinformation, 8-21-102*-****. (Impact Factor: 1.0)

8.Neha Singh and O.P. Sharma (2016) Isolation and characterization of Rhizobium spp. from root nodules and their mass multiplication in low cost production medium. Progressive Research–An International Journal, 11( 7) 5088-5091 (NAAS 3.16)

9.Neha Singh and Vibhuti Rai. (2016) Isolation and characterization of puromycin from Streptomyces sp. MS38 isolated from soil. Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology, (In process) (Impact Factor: 0.7)

National/International conferences:

1.Neha Singh (2017) participated in oral presentation in International conference on Advance in Agriculture & Applied science for promoting food security.

2.Neha Singh and OP Sharma (2016) Isolation and characterization of Rhizobium spp. from root nodules and their mass multiplication in low cost production medium. National conference on “Innovative and current advance in agriculture and allied sciences” p:262

3.Neha Singh and Vibhuti Rai. (2011) Isolation and characterization of active metabolite from Streptomyces rimosus MTCC 10792. National conference on advance in biological sciences, p:104

4.Neha Singh and Vibhuti Rai. (2010) Antifungal and antibacterial metabolites from Streptomyces rimosus Y8. International symposium on recent advances in cross-discipilinary microbiology: avenues and challenges, p: 4.

5.Neha Singh and Vibhuti Rai. (2009) Study on antimicrobial compounds produced from Streptomyces sp. isolated from soil of Durg. National seminar on emergence of modern biotechnology and its application, p: A29

6.Neha Singh and Vibhuti Rai. (2009) Isolation of Antimicrobial producing Streptomyces sp. and their biochemical characterization. National seminar on role of innovative environmental bio-technologies, p: 10.

7.Neha Singh and Vibhuti Rai. (2009) Antimicrobial activity of some actinomycetes isolated from Durg District of Chhattisgarh. II Louis Pasteure Memorial. National Symposium on antimicrobial resistance and drug discovery, p: 129.

8.Neha Singh and Vibhuti Rai. Antimicrobial producing Streptomyces sp. from soil of Durg District of Chhattisgarh. National seminar on conservation and management of biodiversity in 21 century, p: 109.

9.Neha Singh (2007) participated in National Brain Storming Workshop on Bio-diversity, Regional Museum of Natural History, Bhopal, India, w.e.f. Dec 21 to 24th.

Professional training/Project:

Four months project entitled as “Antibiotic production by a strain Streptomyces sp. purification, partial characterization & Bioreactor studies” from Fermentation technology division, central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India w.e.f. May, 2007 to Sep 2007.

One month training in medical microbiology from postgraduate department of microbiology, King George Medical University, Lucknow, India, w.e.f. May 2005 to June 2005.

Fifteen days pathological training from Govt. hospital Orai, U.P., India. November 2006.

One day training program in Basic Microbiology and Recombinant DNA technology from Aristogene Biosciences Pvt. Ltd Bangalore, India on 16th December 2006.

One month project on Processing and Quality Control Techniques in milk in Goga foods Pvt. Ltd. Delhi, India w.e.f. May 2004 to June 2004


Dr. O P Sharma

Joint Director (Agro-PHM)

National Institute of Plant Health Management (NIPHM)

Dept. of Agri. & Coop. (Govt. of India)

Rajendranagar Hyderabad 500 030



Dr. C.K.M. Tripathi

Ex-Director/Head, Fermentation Technology Division

CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow-226001, India

Phone: 945*******


Dr. Brajendra Parmar

Principal Scientist, Soil Science

ICAR-Indian Institute of Rice Research,

Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, India

Member, Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS),

UNFAO, Rome, Italy

Mobile-949*******, 917-***-****, (040-********

I hereby declare that all the information furnished above is correct and true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Neha Singh

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