Aspirations are high; dream has yet to be achieved to become Research scholar in the field of Biomedical and Tissue Engineering.
University of Bridgeport Bridgeport, CT, USA
Pursuing MS in Biomedical Engineering, GPA-3.918/4.0 August 2016- August 2018
Coursework: Tissue Engineering, Biomedical Materials and Engineering and Bioelectronics.
Thesis title: BacterioRhodopsin as a memory storage device. Mentor: Dr Isaac Macwan and Dr. Prabir Patra
Sardar Patel University Gujarat, India
M.Sc., Integrated Biotechnology June 2010- November 2015
Coursework: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Advance Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering, Drug Design and Delivery, Metabolic Engineering, Regenerative medicine, Human Genetics, Immunotechnology, ADME and toxicology, Medical Microbiology, Clinical Biochemistry and Bioethics.
Thesis title: In silico analysis of differentially expressed genes in hiPSCs, donor cells and hESCs for evaluation of stable reprogramming. Mentor: Dr. Pinakin Dhandhukia
Graduate Scholarship awards by University of Bridgeport August 2016-May 2017
Graduate Research Assistantship by University of Bridgeport August 2017-Present
Plant Tissue culturing in Arya Agro Biotech And Research Center. Anand, Gujarat, India
Plant tissue culture of banana May 2014-June 2014
Forensic Science Laboratory (Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology).
Surat, Gujarat, India June 2013-July 2013
Trained to handle High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Gas Chromatography (GC), Density meter and performed different chemical tests for samples related to corruption, robbery and smuggling.
Operated UV instrument and Phase Contrast Microscope to detect fake currency and performed different measurements in murder cases.
Educated to examine Viscera, analyzed different drugs contain in blood sample by HPLC and performed biological tests including advanced test (PCR) for crime samples.
Bioinformatics tools and software:
Affymetrix expression analysis software (Gene expression analysis)
Cytoscape, Go-Elite (Gene expression and Pathway analysis)
Auto Dock, Discovery studio, Marvin View (Drug target discovery)
Swiss Model, Phyre (Homology modeling).
Molecular dynamics simulation (VMD and NAMD)
Microscopy Techniques: Simple and phase contrast microscopy, TEM and SEM
Spectroscopy techniques: Visible-UV Spectroscopy, FT-IR, Raman, NMR
Chromatography: HPLC, GC-MS, TLC
Electrophoresis: Agarose gel and SDS- PAGE
Other: Polymerase chain reaction (PCR), Autoclave
Biochemistry Laboratory: Biochemical tests (estimation of carbohydrates, protein and lipids)
Pathology Laboratory: Pathological Analysis of blood and urine tests, immunological tests
Microbiology Laboratory: Isolation, Culturing and Characterization of microorganisms- Bacteria and Fungi
Pant laboratory: Anatomical analysis, plant extracts, DNA isolation and modification, Plant tissue culturing.
Animal laboratory: Animal cell culturing (stem cell culturing), DNA isolation and duplication by Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamic study of drug (Paracetamol)