Faculty

Dr. Janaki Subramanyan
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. (Delhi)

Dr. Janaki Subramanyan graduated from Daulat Ram College, University of Delhi, in 1978. She did her M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. from the Department of Botany, University of Delhi. Subsequently, she moved on to the Publications and Information Division of the ICAR, New Delhi, as a Subeditor (English). Dr. Subramanyan joined Miranda House in 1991 and has been teaching courses on cell biology, cell and molecular biology, genetics and biotechnology, plant physiology, plant metabolism, and biology. She has been associated with the D.S. Kothari Centre in the college as a mentor for summer interns, INSPIRE and other workshops as a resource person, and DU Innovation Projects as a project investigator. She has twelve research papers, ten poster presentations, seven popular articles, and two book reviews to her credit.

Dr. Madhu Bajaj
M.Sc., Ph.D. (Delhi)

Dr. Madhu Bajaj received her education from University of Delhi with B.Sc. from S.G.T.B. Khalsa College in 1980 followed by B.Ed from Department of Education (C.I.E.) in 1981. Then she did her post-graduation from Department of Botany in 1983 followed by Ph.D. with specialization in reproductive biology of higher plants in the year 1989. She has been teaching courses on cell biology, cell and molecular biology, genetics, plant biotechnology, plant physiology, plant metabolism, and plant anatomy. She was a CSIR Research Associate at the Department of Botany for one year and was appointed as ad-hoc Lecturer in the Department of Botany during the academic session 1990-91. She has five research publications in journals of repute.

Dr. Saloni Bahri
M.Sc., Ph.D. (Delhi)

Dr. Saloni Bahri graduated from Daulat Ram College, University of Delhi, in 1992. She secured first position and was awarded the Best All Round Outgoing Student Award. She got National Scholarship for two years (1992-1994). She completed her M.Sc. in 1994 and Ph.D. with specialization in Plant Tissue Culture in 2000 from the Department of Botany, University of Delhi. She has been teaching courses on reproductive biology of angiosperms, microbiology, cell biology, plant metabolism, economic botany, plant biodiversity, and biology. She was a project investigator in three DU Innovation Projects. She has been a facilitator and mentor at the summer workshops organized under the aegis of the D.S. Kothari Centre for Research and Innovation in Science Education in the college. As a resource person, she has been associated with INSPIRE, DU Innovation Project workshops and other workshops conducted in the Department. Currently, she is a project investigator in the DU Star innovation project entitled Therapeutic potential of medicinal plants: Culture, extraction, physicochemical characterization and testing their cytotoxic or immunostimulatory properties.

Dr. Rashmi Shakya
M.Sc.(University of Edinburgh), Ph.D.(Delhi)

Dr Rashmi Shakya is a Botanist with specialization in Reproductive Biology of Plants and Biochemistry. She holds double M.Sc. degree. She did her first M.Sc. in Botany (2003) and then recently (2012-2013) did her second M.Sc. in Systems and Synthetic Biology from University of Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K. She completed her Ph.D. from University of Delhi in 2009. She is recipient of CSIR Junior Research Fellowship (2003-2005) and Senior Research Fellowship (2005-2006) awards. She has one research article and one book chapter to her credit. She received a Minor Research Project grant from UGC in 2007 for the project entitled "Structural and Biochemical analysis of Pollen-stigma interaction in Sunflower". She is one of the two coordinators of the Add-on course on "Bioinformatics and in silico medicine" offered by Miranda House from January 2014.

Dr. Elangbam Geetanjali
M.Sc., Ph.D.(Delhi)

Dr. Elangbam Geetanjali has been a student of Miranda House during B.Sc.(2004) and M.Sc.(2006). She was awarded Ph.D. in 2013. She was also awarded the Science Meritorious Award in B.Sc. She obtained her Ph.D. in Botany in 2013 with specialization in carbon sequestration by algae. She then worked as an ad-hoc Lecturer in Acharya Narendra Dev College, University of Delhi from 2012-13. Before joining the Department in 2015, she was working as a Scientist B at Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development, an Autonomous Institute under Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, Takyelpat, Imphal, Manipur. She has five publications.

Dr. Deepali
M.Sc.(Magadh University), Ph.D. (BHU)

Dr Deepali has done her graduation, and post-graduation-, from Magadh University. She has completed Ph.D from Centre for Advance Study in Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (2009). She has been a recipient of the UGC Junior Research Fellowship (2002) and Senior Research Fellowship (2005). She did Post-doctorate from Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad under a DBT Project (2009-2010). Her areas of interest cover Microbiology, Phycology, and Biomolecules. She has nine research publications in journals of repute. She has completed two Innovation Projects SVC-102 (2013-2014) and SVC-209 (2014-2015) in Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi.

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