Designation / Role: Professor, Department of Virology, PGIMER, Chandigarh
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• Professor in the Department of Virology, PGIMER Chandigarh and has been working in this field for nearly 2 decades.
• PGIMER has been designated as the mentor institute by ICMR for establishing COVID 19 testing in the adjoining states of Punjab, Haryana, HP, Uttarakhand, and UT and working in the capacity of Principal Coordinator for the same.
• Nodal Officer for COVID testing for 2 lakh patients till now in the institute and is carrying out COVID testing for the Tricity of Chandigarh, Panchkula, and Mohali.
• A part of the Rapid Response Team of the UT administration and Coronavirus committee of the Institute.
• Helped in the establishment of protocols for sample collection, transportation and processing to her laboratory.
• Actively involved in imparting training of donning and doffing of personal protective equipment to Residents of the Institute and also other govt hospitals of the city.
• Multiple International and National have been handled as Principle Investigator and Co-Investigator
• Multi-centric Projects in Collaboration are also handled

• She is also a part of the Mycobacterium and plasma trial for COVID 19 patients being undertaken in the institute.
• Received training in Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory at Melbourne which is a WHO reference laboratory for various viruses.
• In-charge of WHO Measles and Rubella Serology Lab and Viral Hepatitis Lab in the Department of Virology.
•More than 120 publication and around 15 publication in SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19

• Two students completed their Ph.D. under her guidance
• Two students are currently pursuing their Ph.D.

• One M.Sc student was under her guidance.

• One RA pursuing under her mentorship.

• One N-PDF completed under her mentorship.

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