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Dr. Anjali Priyadarshini

Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology

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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

  • Infectious Disease
  • Drug Repurposing
  • Cancer Biology

Current Courses Taught / Teaching Interest

  • Biophysics and Instrumentation Technology ( MSBM107)
  • Cell Biology (MSBM103)                   
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics (MSBM109)                       
  • Tissue Engineering (BM0303)
  • Industrial Training (BM0213)
  • Nutrition (BHM116)

Academic Experience / Industrial Experience

  • Thorough Academician and Researcher with over 13 years of experience  at PGIMER Chandigarh, Delhi Technological University, University of Delhi 
  • Associated with SRM University, Delhi-NCR, Sonepat since August, 2017.

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

Conference Papers

  • A. PriyadarshiniB D. Malhotra. Poster presentation in India –Japan Workshop on “Biomolecular Electronics & Organic Nanotechnology for Environment Preservation”, Delhi Technological University, Delhi, 2013
  • A. Priyadarshini, A. Chakraborti, SK. Singh. “TLR-4 dependence of COX-2 and VEGF in prostate cancer,” in the annual conference of American Association of Immunologists 2011  J Immunol April 1, 2011, 186 (1 Supplement) 48.38;
  • A. Priyadarshini, SK.Singh, AK.Mandal, A Chakraborti. Abstract printed in the souvenir entitled “Metabolism to Metabolome” at 75th annual meet of SBC(Society of Biological Chemists), JNU, New Delhi. 
  • A. Priyadarshini, SK.Singh, AK.Mandal, A Chakraborti . “TLR-4 and inflammatory mediators and Prostate Cancer”at the 9th Asian Congress of Urology, Oct 2008, Abstract published in Indian Journal of Urology.
  • A. Priyadarshini, SK.Singh, AK.Mandal, A Chakraborti  at the International Conference on Medical and Community Genetics, Feb.2008.


  • A. Priyadarshini and P. Pandey, Molecular Biology- Different Facets; 1st ed. Apple Academic Press, Taylor and Francis group, 2018.
  • A. Priyadarshini and P. Pandey, Biocatalysis and Agriculture Biotechnology; 1st ed. Apple Academic Press, Taylor and Francis group, 2018. 
  • A. Priyadarshini, S. Gautam and P. Pandey, Cellular Therapy: 1st ed. Delve Publishing, 2019.  
  • A. Priyadarshini , S. Sanjivi and P. Pandey Molecular Diagnostics and Infectious Diseases: 1st ed. Delve Publishing, 2020.  
  • Book Chapter: Synthetic biology; 1st ed. Blackwells Publishiing UK, 2018


  • Life member, Indian Science Congress Association
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