Dr. Mansee Thakur, PhD in Medical Biotechnology received young scientist award, and has been associated with MGM Institute of Health Sciences since the last 12 years as a Head of the Dept for MSC Medical Biotechnology course.
Currently she is the Director for the MGM School of Biomedical Sciences, MGMIHS, Navi Mumbai, which offers undergraduate courses in Paramedical subjects and Postgraduate Courses in Life Sciences including Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Clinical Embryology and clinical research, MSc in Biostatistics, MBA in Hospital administration and MET at both our campuses-Navi Mumbai and Aurangabad.
Apart from academic activity she has been closely interacting with eminent scientists from BARC, BITS, Goa, RRCAT, and Indore. Her thrust area of research is to develop a hand held MGM-TB Detection System (MGM-TBDS) in service of India.
Her core area of research is Biomedical Sciences, on Quick detection of TB sensor using Nanotechnology, which received funds worth of Rs.50 lakh from Board of Research in Nuclear Science (BRNS).
Apart from TB, she is actively working to understand the mechanisms, toxicity studies for various nanoparticles. For this she has set up a Zebra fish Lab in her department. The lab primarily uses vertebrate model, Zebra fish (Danio rerio) to study Osteoporosis, Homeopathy, Nano toxicology, Fertility studies, to name a few. For study using Homeopathy medicines she has received Rs.25 lakh rupees funds from BRNS.
She has 4 patents, 9 copyright to her credit and has over 30 publications in National and International journals in peer review journal. Guided more than 50 PG students, 2 PhD student and 4 perusing PhD.
She is a certified Heartfulness Trainer based a Navi Mumbai. She has introduced more than 2000 students of university in this system of Meditation. She has been a various Govt. Organization in and around Mumbai Region. She is associated with various activities of Heartfulness Institutes- School connect(s-connect), Corporate Connect(c-connect), plantation and meditation drive.