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Sr.Scientific officer (Molecular Biology)

Hyderabad, Telangana, India
March 04, 2018

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To secure a challenging position where I can contribute my knowledge & skills as professional to enhance

them more effectively in positive environment. Wants to explore new area where I can use my analyzing skills and learn many more things.

Professional Experience

Completed four years eight months as Senior Scientific Officer (Molecular Biology) at Metropolis Healthcare Ltd.

Ensuring timely and regular performance of quality control (Internal and External controls) and documentation.

Test method validation under supervision of operational head and training other staff.

Monitor SOP review and new SOP upgradation.

Understanding clinical aspects of test conducted in sections/microscopy.

Trouble shooting of all the instruments used in the laboratory.

Second level authorization and supervision of scientific officer.

Ensuring critical values are communicated to the pathologist.

Arranging periodic internal trainings in the department.

Updating quality indicator data.

Maintaining clinical trials data.

Reviewing the reports of the patients before approval of the reports.

Compilation of data for publishing papers in journals. Actively involved in preparing newsletters to promote the new test which have been validated.

DNA and RNA extraction using Qiagen.

Handling all Real Time PCR assays, conventional PCR assays.

Handling Qiasymphony an automated DNA/RNA extraction Machine.

Handling Cobas Taqman and Cobas Ampliprep.

Handling GeneXpert an MTB detection and Rifampicin Resistance detection machine.

Handling DNA Sequencer by applied Biosystems.

Analyzing the DNA sequencing data and doing genotyping.

Genotyping of various infectious viruses like HCV, HBV, HPV.

Handling clinical trial samples and analyzing the reports.

Handling SNP genotyping assays like factorV mutation detection, IL28B mutation detection.

Independently handling molecular oncogenetic test like BCRABL expression studies, Jak2 mutation detection.

Have undergone for extensive training on oncological testing like Jak2 mutation detection panel including test for Jak2 V617F mutation detection, Exon 12,CALR,FLT3 and MPL mutation detection.

Have taken training on several somatic mutations like EGFR, KRAS, NRAS and BRAF mutation detection.

Familiar with different tools like Bio-edit software, Genemapper used for analyzing sequencing data.

Efficient in using different biological database like NCBI,HIV Stanford database,HCV genotyping database,HBV drug resistance and genotyping database.

Academic Qualifications

MSc (Biotechnology) from Mumbai University with Distinction in 2013

BSc (Biotechnology) from Mumbai University with First class in 2011

HSC from Maharashtra Board with First class in 2008

SSC from Maharashtra Board with First class in 2006

Additional Qualification

Proficient in computer operation, Window (Word, Excel, Internet & Email).

Capable of preparing PPT for monthly training purpose.

projects and trainings

Worked as a trainee at J.J Hospital, in central biochemistry lab.

Worked as a trainee at Mother Dairy.

Hands on training on Immunological techniques at Enterovirus Research Centre (ERC), Haffkins institute, Parel.

Project entitled “significance of UGT1A1 polymorphism in diagnosing effect of drug used for the treatment of cancer.” At Metropolis healthcare Ltd.

Project entitled “laboratory diagnosis of tuberculosis using multiplex PCR and its comparison with the established diagnosing method like Transcription mediated amplification (TMA) and gold standard culture.”

Presented a poster on “Clinical significane of monitoring BCR-ABL mRNA transcript in CML patients and using International Scale (IS) value in patient monitoring” at CME in clinical biochemistry organized by TATA Memorial Centre,TATA Memorial Hospital,Parel,Mumbai.

Presented a poster on “Clinical significance of HPV genotyping in diagnosing cervical cancers” at CME in Hematology organized by TATA Memorial Centre,TATA Memorial Hospital,Parel,Mumbai.

Currently handling a NACO project started by the government of India to study the prevalence of HIV infection among Indian population.

seminar and conference attended

“ICMR centenary training workshop on Immunological Techniques” conducted at enterovirus research centre, Parel.

International symposium on stem cell biology held at ACTREC, Kharghar.

“The art of medical writing” a workshop conducted by” British Medical Journal” (BMJ) held at Ramniranjan Jhunjhunwala College.

Faced Laboratory Audits Like CAP and NABL.

CAP-College of American Pathology an International body which audit laboratories at national level.

NABL – National Board of Accreditation Of laboratory standards an national body which accredited the laboratories in India


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Personal Particulars

Date of Birth: 23 August,1990.

Nationality: Indian.

Marital Status: Married.

Language known: English,Hindi and Marathi.

Address: Plot No-27,House No2-54/A/3,

Laxmi Nilayam,PJR Nagar,



I hereby declare that the above information provided by me is true in all respect. If given a chance to perform in your organization, I ensure my best performance to the fullest. (Nisha A. Pal)

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