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Dr. Anjali Priyadarshini

Associate Professor
Department of Biotechnology

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Degree Specialization University/Institute Name, Year
Ph.D. Experimental Medicine and Biotechnology Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, 2010
Master Degree Biotechnology Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 2000

Research Interests

  • Anti-Microbial Resistance
  • Infectious Disease
  • Cancer Biology

Current Courses Taught / Teaching Interest

  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Recombinant DNA Technology
  • Molecular Biology Lab
  • Applied Microbiology Lab
  • Basic Biotechnology Lab
  • Recombinant DNA Technology Lab

Academic Experience / Industrial Experience

  • Assistant Professor (regular), SRM University, Delhi-NCR, Sonepat since August 2017 (Biomedical Engineering-UG, Biotechnology and Microbiology-PG)
  • Assistant Professor (Ad hoc), AcharayaNarendraDev College, University of Delhi (Sept 1st2016 - Aug 2017) (Biomedical Science)
  • Assistant Professor (Guest), ShaheedRajguru College of Applied Sciences, University of Delhi (Jan ’16- Apr’16). (Biomedical Science)
  • Assistant Professor (Guest), Institute of Home Economics, University of Delhi (Jan ’16-Apr’16).(Microbiology)
  • Assistant Professor (Guest), ShaheedRajguru College of Applied Sciences, University of Delhi (Jul ’15- Nov’15). (Biomedical Science)
  • Assistant Professor (Guest), Swami Shraddhanand College, University of Delhi (Feb ’16- Apr’16). (Microbiology)
  • Assistant Professor (Guest), Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, University of Delhi (Jan ’15- April’15). (Environmental Studies)
  • Assistant Professor (Ad hoc), Institute of Home Economics, University of Delhi (Jan ’14-May’14). (Microbiology)
  • Project Scientist in ICMR funded project “Development and manufacture of cost effective glucose biosensor for clinical diagnostics” in the Dept. of Biotechnology, Delhi Technological University, Delhi (Nov ‘12- Jan ‘14).
  • Assistant Professor (Guest),JamiaHumdard University (Oct-Nov 2013) (Nano-bio-electronics)
  • RA in ICMR funded project “Identification and characterization of cross reactive Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) antigen(s) using molecular techniques” in the Dept. of Experimental Medicine & Biotechnology, PGIMER, Chandigarh (Sept ’10- Feb ’11).
  • Lecturer (Guest), Govt. College for Girls, sector-42, Chandigarh (July ’04- Jan’05, one academic session).(Biotechnology)

  (Total no. of years: about 11 years)

Achievements / Awards / Recognitions

  • Qualified NET-2003
  • Qualified GATE-2000


R&D / Industrial Projects

  • Project Title: Management of multidrug resistant (MDR) pathogens causing Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
    Funding agency- ICMR
    Amount- 49 Lakhs
    Duration- 2020-2023

Selected Publications/Working Papers

  • RP. Pandey, A.Priyadarshini, A. Gupta, A. Vibhuti, E. Leal, et al.,” Exploring the Modulation of Immune Response and Oxidative Stress of Intracellular Pathogens Using Nanoparticles Encapsulating Drugs,” DOI: 10.20944/preprints202010.0580.v1 2020.
  • M K. Yadav, A. Vibhuti, A. Priyadarshini, A. Gupta, V. Samuel Raj, and R P. Pandey, “Outbreak of strains of SARS CoV-2, its prevalence & preventive measures taken by different Countries,” DOI: 10.31219/ 2020.
  • A. Gupta, A. Priyadarshini, M K. Yadav, A. Vibhuti, V S. Raj, and R P. Pandey ,” Differential behavior of COVID-19 in Multi-Country Journey: Challenges for Drug Intervention,       DOI: 10.31219/ 2021.
  • Protective Immunity against COVID-19. A. Priyadarshini, A. Gupta, M K.Yadav, A. Vibhuti, R P. Pandey, VS. Raj (Under Review).
  • A. Priyadarshini, A. Chakraborti, SK. Singh, “Asp299Gly and Thr399Ile polymorphism of TLR-4 gene in patients with prostate cancer from North India,” Indian J of Urology, Issue 1 Vol. 29, 37-41, 2013.
  • A.Priyadarshini and A. Chakraborti, “TLR-4: an inflammatory link to prostate cancer,” International J of Molecular Biology, 2015.


Other Information

Contributions to University Member of the organizing team, constituted for Ist convocation of the University (2019). Core committee member of International conference on Antimicrobial Resistance (2018). Organizing committee memer for cultural program PRISMA (2018, 2019). Member of BoS for Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biomedical Engineering.   Invited Guest Lectures/Seminars/Talks

  • Delivered a lecture on “Genetically modified crops” at Ambedkar University Delhi for MA students.
  • Invited as a panelist by the Department of Hotel Management for the webinar series

University Committees

  • Member (Internal) DRCC Committee, PhD, with Department of Biotechnology and Department of Microbiology, SRM University.
  • Member, Board of Studies (BoS) for the Department of Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biomedical Engineering, SRM University (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Member, Organizing Committee for Convocation SRM University (2022, 2019).
  • ERP Coordinator, at the Department of Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biomedical Engineering (2019, 2020, 2021), SRM University.
  • Placement coordinator for the Department of Biomedical Engineering (2021)
  • Organizing committee member of International Conference Antimicrobial Resistance (2018).
  • Organizing committee member of cultural fest PRISMA (2018, 2019), SRM University.
  • Co-coordinator counselling for admission SRM University.
  • Active participation in admission related duty in Delhi and outside Delhi (Chennai, Kolkata, Patna)

  FDP/ Workshops Attended

  • Faculty Development Program, Feb 21-26, 2022, “Analytical Techniques for Molecular Characterization”, Department of Chemistry, SRM University.
  • Faculty Development Program,Jan-2021, Solid Edge conducted at SRM – Siemens Centre of Excellance (SSCoE), SRM University, Delhi- NCR, Sonepat, Haryana.
  • Faculty Development Program, 30th May- 3rd June 2020, Evolution from offline to online teaching. Satish Pradhan Dayanasadhana College, Thane and Department of Information Technology University of Mumbai.
  • Trends in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning 16-21st July, 2020. Department of Computer Application, North Orissa University.
  • Faculty Development Program March-2018, Department of Biotechnology, Delhi Technological University (sponsored by TEQUIP III- RDTM-2018)
  • National Conference on ‘Current perspectives in Liver diseases’ from 29-30th Sept-2007, PGIMER, Chandigarh.
  • Short term training in techniques of molecular biology at NII, New Delhi May-June 1999
  • Short term training in aquaculture, mushroom cultivation and eco-agriculture at IRI, Ranchi in Jan-1997.
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