Qualification :   Ph.D. in Human Genetics
Dr. Aparna Sharma is working at the Himachal Pradesh Council for Science Technology & Environment, Shimla as Senior Scientific Officer since August, 2014. She did her Master’s Degree with University Medal and Doctorate of Philosophy from Department of Human Genetics, Punjabi University, Patiala. She did her Post-doc funded by Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru and Department of Biotechnology, GoI at the Department of Biotechnology, Panjab University, Chandigarh where she worked on "Molecular epidemiology of lung cancer". For her second post doc funded by the Indian Council of Medical Research, she worked at the CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology (CSIR-IMT), Chandigarh on "A study of mutations and polymorphisms of MeCP2 gene in India". She joined as Assistant Director (DNA Division) at the State Forensic Science Laboratory, Junga, Shimla in May, 2009 and joined the State Council for Science, Technology and Environment on secondment basis in August, 2014. At the State Council, she is handling various projects such as Environmental Information System (HP ENVIS Hub) of Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Govt. of India, HP Specific Research & Development Projects (R&D), Partial Travel Support Scheme (PATSS), Himachal Pradesh Science Congress, Capacity Building & Training Activities in Science & Technology and DST project on Pinus gerardiana Wall. and wild mushrooms in Himachal Pradesh.
Dr.Aparna Sharma
Sr.Scientific Officer
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