Photograph Name Dr SHAILLY ANAND
Email Id shailly.anand@gmail.com Date Of Join
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Educational Qualifications
Degree Institution Year
B.Sc (H) Zoology Ramjas College, University of Delhi 2006
M.Sc Zoology Department of Zoology, University of Delhi 2008
Ph.D Department of Zoology, University of Delhi 2012
Career Profile

·  Worked as University Teaching Assistant in Department of Zoology, University of Delhi from May 12, 2009 – July 22, 2012. 

·  Working as Assistant Professor in Department of Zoology, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, University of Delhi from July 23, 2012 to till date.

Administrative Assignments
  1. Member, Joint Admission Committee for SC/ST Helpdesk (2015, 2018)
  2. Member, Science Foundation Committee (2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19)
  3. Participated in College Orientation Programme for the fresh batch of students on the opening of the new session (2012 – 2019)
  4. Participated to conduct College Student’s Union Elections (2012 – 2018)
  5. Participated in organizing all the activities under the aegis of Synapses, the Zoological Society of the college (2012 – 2016)
  6. Nodal Officer, Department of Zoology (NAAC-IQAC) (2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20)
  7. Member, Eco Club Society (2017)
  8. Member, College Prospectus Committee for the academic session 2017-18.
  9. Member College Magazine Committee (Reflections 2017-18, 2018-19)
  10. Member, College Cultural Fest Committee (Kalrav 2018)
  11. Member, DBT Star College Scheme Committee (2018-2021)
  12. Member, Purchase Committee, Department of Zoology-DBT Star College Program (2018-2021)
  13. Member, Annual Report Compilation Committee (2018)
  14. Member, ICT Centre for In-house printing of Certificates (2018-19)
  15. Member, College Prospectus and Handbook of Information Committee (2018)
  16. Co-Convenor, College Handbook of Information Committee (2019)                                                               
  17. Co-Convenor, Compilation of data for the purpose of preparation of Self Study Report for NAAC (Second Cycle): Criteria 2 – Teaching -Learning and Evaluation (2019)
  18. Co-convenor, Sangyaan Quizzing Society (2019-2020)
  19. Member, Campus Maintenance Committee – Second Floor (2019)
  20. Member, Joint Admission Committee for Zoology & SC/ST Help Desk (2019)

 

Areas of Interest / Specialization

Cell and Molecular Biology, Genomics and Metagenomics

Worked on the topic “The Genome of Sphingobium indicum B90A: A Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) Degrading Bacterium” (University of Delhi).

Subjects Taught
  1. Cell Biology 
  2. Molecular Biology
  3. Biotechnology
  4. Research Methodology
  5. Genetics and Genomics
  6. Non chordata 
  7. Chordata
  8. Ecology
  9. Biochemistry
  10. Food, Health and Nutrition
  11. Evolutionary Biology
  12. Applied Zoology
Research Guidance
Publications Profile
  1. CHAPTER IN BOOK/ e-BOOK:
  1. Anand, S., Malhotra, J., Niharika, N., Lal, D., Jindal, S., Kaur, J., Nigam, A., Garg, N., Lata, P., Kaur, J., Sangwan, N., Singh, A.K., Dua, A., Saxena, A., Dwivedi, V., Mukherjee, U. and Lal, R. 2013. Chapter 23: Bioremediation of Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) Pollution at HCH Dump Sites. Book entitled “Knowledge Systems of Societies for Adaptation and Mitigation of Impacts of Climate Change” Environmental Science and Engineering. ASM Press. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. pp 387 – 404.
  2. Anand, S. 2014. Organization of DNA- Prokaryotes, Eukaryotes, Viruses & Organelle DNA Mitochondria and Chloroplast DNA (Subject- Molecular Biology) MHRD Project National Mission on Education through ICT, Institute of Lifelong Learning, University of Delhi. [eBook ISSN: 2349-154X].
  3. Anand, S & Kaur, J. 2014. Transduction (Subject- Genetics) MHRD Project National Mission on Education through ICT, Institute of Lifelong Learning, University of Delhi. [eBook ISSN: 2349-154X]
  4. Anand, S & Malhotra, J. 2015. Uses of Transposons and Eukaryotic Viruses (Subject- Genetics) MHRD Project National Mission on Education through ICT, Institute of Lifelong Learning, University of Delhi. [eBook ISSN: 2349-154X]
  5. Anand, S & Malhotra, J. 2015. Eukaryotic Transposable Elements (Subject- Genetics) MHRD Project National Mission on Education through ICT, Institute of Lifelong Learning, University of Delhi. [eBook ISSN: 2349-154X]
  6. Malhotra, J & Anand, S. 2015. Transposons in Prokaryotes (Subject- Genetics) MHRD Project National Mission on Education through ICT, Institute of Lifelong Learning, University of Delhi. [eBook ISSN: 2349-154X]
  7. Anand, S. 2015. Transformation (Subject- Genetics) MHRD Project National Mission on Education through ICT, Institute of Lifelong Learning, University of Delhi. [eBook ISSN: 2349-154X]
  8. Kaur, J & Anand, S. 2015. Post translational modifications (Subject- Molecular Biology) MHRD Project National Mission on Education through ICT, Institute of Lifelong Learning, University of Delhi. [eBook ISSN:2349-154X]
  9. Kaur, J & Anand, S. 2014. Conjugation (Subject- Genetics) MHRD Project National Mission on Education through ICT, Institute of Lifelong Learning, University of Delhi. [eBook ISSN:2349-154X]
  10. Shailly Anand and Renu Solanki (2016) Chapter “Transport across the cell membrane” in the book “Biology Programme for S5, published by Rawanda Publications, pp 25-44, ISBN No 978-0-8389- 9227.
  11. Shailly Anand et al. 2016. Chapter 1: Introduction to Biotechnology in the book "An Introduction to Biotechnology: A Genetic Manipulation Perspective". I. K International Publishing House, India. ISBN: 9789384588861.

 

  1. RESEARCH PAPERS IN INDIAN JOURNALS:
  1. Anand S, Malhotra J, Dua A, Garg N, Saxena A, Sangwan N, Lal D, Verma M, Jindal S, Kaur J, Kumari K, Nigam A, Niharika N, Kaur J, Jit S, Bala K, Lal, R. 2010. A New Life in a Bacterium through Synthetic Genome: Landmark experiments by Craig Venter. Indian. J. Microbiol. 50: 125-131. [Impact factor: 0.457]
  2. Anand S and Lal R. 2010. The dawn of the era of synthetic life (Research   News). Indian J. Microbiol. 50: 249. [Impact factor: 0.457]
  3.     Ahmad S, Anand S and Rup Lal. 2012. Skin commensals regulate skin immunity (Research News). Indian J. Microbiol. 52 (3): 517-518. [Impact factor: 0.457]

 

  1. RESEARCH PAPERS IN INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS:
  1. Anand S, Sangwan N, Lata P, Kaur J, Dua A, Singh A, Verma M, Kaur J, Khurana JP, Khurana P, Mathur S, Lal R. 2012. Genome Sequence of Sphingobium indicum B90A, a Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) Degrading Bacterium. J. Bacteriol. 194: 4471-4472. [Impact factor: 3.194]
  2. Anand S, Bala K, Saxena A, Schumann P, Lal R. 2012. Microbacterium amylolyticum sp. nov., N5T a bacterium isolated from industrial waste soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62: 2114-2120. [Impact factor: 2.112]
  3. Malhotra J, Anand S, Jindal S, Raman R, Lal R. 2012. Acinetobacter indicus sp. nov., isolated from Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) Dumpsite. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62: 2883-2890. [Impact factor: 2.112]
  4. Saxena A, Anand S, Dua A, Sangwan N, Lal R. 2013. Novosphingobium lindaniclasticum sp. nov., a hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) degrading bacterium isolated from HCH Dumpsite Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 63:2160-2167. [Impact factor: 2.112]
  5. Verma M, Kaur J, Kumar M, Kumari K, Saxena A, Anand S, Nigam A, Ravi V, Raghuvanshi S, Khurana P, Tyagi AK, Khurana JP, Lal R. 2011. Whole Genome Sequence of Rifamycin B Producing Amycolatopsis mediterranei S699. J. Bacteriol. 5562- 5563. [Impact factor: 3.194]
  6. Verma, M., Lal, D., Kaur, J., Saxena, A., Kaur, J., Anand, S. and Lal, R. 2013. Phylogenetic analyses of phylum actinobacteria based on whole genome sequences. Res Microbiol. 164 (7): 718-28. [Impact factor: 2.889]
  7. Sangwan, N., Lata, P., Dwivedi, V., Singh, A.K., Niharika, N., Kaur, J., Anand, S., Malhotra, J., Jindal, S., Nigam, A., Lal, D., Dua, A., Saxena, A., Garg, N., Verma, M., Kaur, J., Mukherjee, U., Gilbert, J.A., Dowd, S.E., Raman, R., Khurana, P., Khurana, J.P. and Lal, R. 2012. Comparative Metagenomic analysis of soil microbial communities across three Hexachlorocyclohexane gradients. PLoS ONE. 7 (9): e46219. Doi: 10.1371/ journal.pone.0046219. [Impact factor: 3.73]
  8. Verma, M., Lal, D., Saxena, A., Anand, S., Kaur, J. and Lal, R. 2013. Understanding alternative fluxes/ effluxes through comparative metabolic pathway analysis of phylum actinobacteria using a simplified approach. Gene. 531 (2): 306-317. [Impact factor: 2.196]
  9. Kaur J, Anand S, Lal R and Verma M. 2014, Role of Horizontal Gene Transfer Events in the Evolution of Phenol 2-monooxygenase Gene: a comparative study across 75 prokaryotic genomes, Indian Journal of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, Vol 3 (1), 1-15. [Impact Factor- 0.566]
  10. Helianthous Verma, Abhay Bajaj, Roshan Kumar, Jasvinder Kaur, Shailly Anand, Namita Nayyar, Akshita Puri, Yogendra Singh, Jitendra P. Khurana, Rup Lal; Genome Organization of Sphingobium indicum B90A: An Archetypal Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) Degrading Genotype, Genome Biology and Evolution, Volume 9, Issue 9, 1 September 2017, Pages 2191–2197 [Impact Factor- 4.008]

 

Conference Organization/ Presentations (in the last three years)

Conferences/ Seminars Attended:

  1. Participated in the 30th All India Cell Biology Conference & Symposium on ‘Molecules to Compartments: Cross-Talks and Networks’ under the auspices of Indian Society of Cell Biology and organized by Department of Zoology, University of Delhi from 2-4th February, 2007.
  2. Mansi Verma, Jaspreet Kaur, Mukesh Kumar, Shailly Anand, Kirti Kumari, V. Ravi, Saurabh Raghuvanshi, Paramjit Khurana, Akhilesh K. Tyagi and Rup Lal. “Assembly and Targeted Genome Sequencing of Rifamycin producing Actinomycete Amycolatopsis mediterranei S699”. Poster presented in the 49th Annual Conference of the Association of Microbiologists of India entitled “International Symposium on Microbial Biotechnology: Diversity, Genomics and Metagenomics” held at University of Delhi, Delhi from November 18 -20, 2008.
  3. Shailly Anand, Pushp Lata, Ankita Dua, Mansi Verma, Jaspreet Kaur, and Rup Lal. “Genome sequence of a Hexachlorocyclohexane degrading bacterium Sphingobium indicum B90A using solexa in conjunction with pyrosequencing”. Poster presented in the 51th Annual Conference of the Association of Microbiologists of India entitled “International Symposium on Recent Advances in Cross-disciplinary Microbiology: Avenues & Challenges” held at Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi from December 14-17, 2010.
  4. Mansi Verma, Devi Lal, Jaspreet Kaur, Anjali Saxena, Jasvinder Kaur, Shailly Anand and Rup Lal. “Understanding Phylogeny of Actinobacteria in the light of Complete Genome Sequences”. Poster presented in the 51st Annual Conference of the Association of Microbiologists of India entitled “International Symposium on Recent Advances in Cross Disciplinary Microbiology: Avenues and Challenges” held at Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi from December 14 -17, 2010.
  5. Mansi Verma, Jaspreet Kaur, Mukesh Kumar, ShaillyAnand,  Kirti Kumari, V. Ravi, Saurabh Raghuvanshi, Paramjit Khurana, Jitendra P. Khurana, Akhilesh K. Tyagi and Rup Lal. “High Quality Draft Genome Sequence and Comparative Genomics of Amycolatopsis mediterranei S699”. Poster presented in the 51st Annual Conference of the Association of Microbiologists of India entitled “International Symposium on Recent Advances in Cross Disciplinary Microbiology: Avenues and Challenges” held at Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi from December 14 -17, 2010.
  6. Jaya Malhotra, Swati Jindal, Shailly Anand, Ankita Dua, Desi L.N. Rao and Rup Lal. “Soil health assessment of pesticide polluted sites using culture independent and dependent approaches”. Poster presented in the 51st Annual Conference of the Association of Microbiologists of India entitled “International Symposium on Recent Advances in Cross-disciplinary Microbiology: Avenues & Challenges” held at Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi from December 14 170, 2010.
  7. Shailly Anand, Pushp Lata, Ankita Dua, Mansi Verma, Jaspreet Kaur and Rup Lal. “Genome sequencing of a Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) degrading bacterium Sphingobium indicum B90A using solexa in conjunction with pyrosequencing”. Poster presented in the 51st Annual Conference of the Association of Microbiologists of India entitled “International Symposium on Recent Advances in Cross-disciplinary Microbiology: Avenues & Challenges” held at Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi from 14-17th December, 2010.
  8. Shailly Anand, Kiran Bala, Anjali Saxena and Rup Lal. “Taxonomical characterization of Microbacterium amylolyticum sp. Nov. isolated from industrial soil”. Poster presented in the 51st Annual Conference of the Association of Microbiologists of India entitled “International Symposium on Recent Advances in Cross-disciplinary Microbiology: Avenues & Challenges” held at Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi from 14-17th December, 2010. 
  9. Shailly Anand, Pushp Lata, Ankita Dua, Mansi Verma, Jaspreet Kaur and Rup Lal. A Deeper Insight of Sphingobium indicum B90A, a Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) Degrading Bacterium in Light of its Genome Sequence”. Poster presented in the Indo-Swiss Collaboration in Biotechnology (ISCB) International Conference entitled “Recent Trends in Developing Bioremediation Strategies for Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) & Other  Chlorinated Contaminats” held at University of Delhi, India from 9th – 11th February, 2011.
  10. Jaya Malhotra, Swati Jindal, ShaillyAnand, Ankita Dua, Desi L. N. Rao and Rup Lal. “Studying The Effect Of Soil Microbial Diversity And Fuctional Marker Genes On The Pesticide Contaminated Sites”. Poster presented in the Indo-Swiss Collaboration in Biotechnology (ISCB) International Conference entitled “Recent Trends in Developing Bioremediation Strategies for Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) & Other  Chlorinated Contaminats” held at University of Delhi, India from 9th – 11th February, 2011.
  11. Verma, M., Kaur, J., Kumar, M., Kumari, K., Saxena, A., AnandS., Nigam, A.,Ravi, V.,  Raghuvanshi, S., Khurana, P.,  Khurana, J,P.,  Tyagi , A,K., and  Lal, R. “Whole Genome Sequence of the Rifamycin B-Producing Strain Amycolatopsis mediterranei S699”. Poster presented in the 52nd Annual Conference of the Association of Microbiologists of India entitled “International Conference on Microbial Biotechnology for Sustainable Development” held at Panjab University, Chandigarh, India from 3-6, Nov 2011.
  12. Anand, S., Lata, P., Dua, A., Malhotra, J., Verma, M., Kaur, J., Niharika, N., Kaur, J., Singh, A,K., Saxena, A., Sangwan, N.,  Dwivedi, V.,  Mukherjee, U., Raghuvanshi, S.,  Khurana, J,P., and Lal, R. “Genome sequence of a Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) degrading Sphingobium indicum B90A”. Poster presented in the 52nd Annual Conference of the Association of Microbiologists of India entitled “International Conference on Microbial Biotechnology for Sustainable Development” held at Panjab University, Chandigarh, India from 3-6, Nov 2011.
  13. Certificate of participation in "ASM Virtual Workshop on Scientific Writing and Publishing" organized by 'The American Society for Microbiology' at Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi on 6th Feb, 2013 ( Workshop).
  14. Certificate of participation in "Improving Communication and Scientific Skills" organized by 'The American Society for Microbiology' at Ramjas College, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi on 4th Sep, 2013 ( Workshop).
  15.  National Symposium on "Recent Advances in Immunology" (under the aegis of Indian Immunology Society CME Programme) organized by Department of Zoology, Miranda House, University of Delhi held at Indian National Science Academy (INSA) on 17-18th July, 2014.
  16. Khatri, D., Dalal, S., Maheshwari, P.,Garg, K., Gulati, A., Anand, S. and Verma, S. "Analyzing the impacts and prospects of virtual and digital biology in today's scenario: A survey" Poster presented in the Symposium entitled "Recent trends in Biology' organized by Maitreyi College, University of Delhi on February 25, 2015
  17. Garg, K., Maheshwari, P., Khatri, D., Dalal, S., Bansal, K., Verma, S. and Anand, S. "Recent emergence of diseases: Who is to be blamed?" Poster presented in the Symposium entitled "Recent trends in Biology' organized by Maitreyi College, University of Delhi on February 25, 2015
  18.  National Conference on "Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptations, Mitigation Scenario and Future Challenges in Indian Perspective" Organized by Department of Botany, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, University of Delhi, Delhi from 2-3 March, 2015.
  19. Agrawal, S., Pandey, B., Goel, P. & Anand, S. “Myths and Facts about certain dietary prohibitions during pregnancy” Poster presented in National Symposium on “Reproductive Health in India: Concerns and Awareness” held in Deshbandhu College (University of Delhi) on 12th February, 2016.
  20. Maan, N., Malik, M., Anand, S. & Goel, P. “Effect of Alcohol consumption during pregnancy on child health” Poster presented in National Symposium on “Reproductive Health in India: Concerns and Awareness” held in Deshbandhu College (University of Delhi) on 12th February, 2016.
  21. Pandey, B., Rawat, D., Verma, S., Anand, S. and Goel, P. “Schizophrenia: Stolen minds, stolen lives” Poster presentation in National Symposium on “Trends in Research and innovations in Life Sciences at Undergraduate level” held at Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, University of Delhi on March 30, 2016
  22. Participated in Indo-US Workshop cum International Symposium on ‘Biological Timing and Health Issues in the 21st Century’, organized by Department of Zoology at the University of Delhi, Delhi (India) from February 21-24, 2017.
  23. Participated in an International Conference entitled “Role of Microbe-Plant-Animal Interactions in Human Health”, held at University of Delhi, North Campus, Delhi, organized jointly by “Indian Network for Soil Contamination Research” (INSCR) and University of Delhi from 26th to 28th September, 2017.
  24. Participated in “Microsoft Saksham Program” organized by Microsoft and Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, Delhi on 28th - 29th November, 2017.
  25. Shailly Anand. Participated and presented a poster in National Science Day Celebration organized by Indian National Science Academy on 28th February, 2018 on Biological effects of different acoustic treatments on growth & biosynthetic capabilities of unicellular & multicellular forms.
  26. Shailly Anand. Participated in National Conference on “Technological Empowerment of Women” organized by Science Academies at Vigyan Bhawan on 8-9th March, 2018
  27. Shailly Anand. Letter of attendance of Science Academies’ Lecture Workshop entitled “Role of Epigenetics in Health and Diseases” organized by Department of Zoology, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College (University of Delhi) on 5-6th April, 2018.
  28. Shailly Anand attended 1st International Conference on “Integrative Chemistry, Biology and Translational Medicine” (ICBTM-2019) organized by the Centre for Global Health, Hansraj College, University of Delhi & Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, USA from 25th -26th Feb, 2019.
  29. Shailly Anand. Participated in Two Day National Workshop on “Intellectual Property Rights” organized by Department of Botany and Zoology, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College (University of Delhi) under the aegis of DBT Star College Scheme on 22nd - 23rd August, 2019.
  30. Mansi Jangra, Mukul Rohilla,Vishlesh Kotarya, Nilamadhab Senapati, Manisha Pal, Roshan Kumar, Nirjara Singhvi, Vipin Gupta, Utkarsh Sood, Rup Lal, Renu Solanki & Shailly Anand*. 2019. Isolation and Identification of Phenol degrading bacterial isolates from wastewater samples collected from a coal based thermal power plant. Poster presented at International Conference entitled "Current Trends in Microbiology and Microbiome Research: A Global Perspective (CTM 2019) organized by Indian Network for Soil Contamination Research and MDU on October 11-12, 2019 at Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana. (*Corresponding Author)
  31. FIRST PRIZE from International Society for Microbial Ecology (ISME). Rupam Kumari, Shallu, Nishi Pant, Vaibhav Saini, Adrija Mohanta, Roshan Kumar, Nirjara Singhvi, Vipin Gupta, Utkarsh Sood, Rup Lal, Renu Solanki & Shailly Anand*. 2019. PCR based detection of Phenol degrading bacteria in wastewater samples collected from a thermal power plant in Bihar. Poster presented at International Conference entitled "Current Trends in Microbiology and Microbiome Research: A Global Perspective (CTM 2019) organized by Indian Network for Soil Contamination Research and MDU on October 11-12, 2019 at Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana. (*Corresponding Author)
  32. Participated in Capacity Building Workshop by Enprendia - Enhancing Female Entrepreneurship in India - Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union held on 11th October, 2019 at Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana.

Faculty Development Programs/ Orientation/ Refresher Programs Attended:

  1. One day workshop (Faculty Development Program) on “Creating Courses using Open Education Resources” Organized by IQAC, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, University of Delhi on 16th March, 2015.
  2.  One day workshop (Faculty Development Program) on “Molecular Modelling and Docking studies” Organized by Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Noida on 25th May, 2015.
  3. Participated in the Orientation Programme (OR-88) conducted by the Centre for Professional Development in Higher Education (CPDHE), UGC-HRDC, University of Delhi, from 31st May to 28th June, 2017.
  4. Participated in “Level 1 STEM Three-day Pedagogy Workshop on Research Based Pedagogical Tools (RBPTs) for undergraduate science teachers” organized by Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune jointly with DBT and British Council at IISER, Pune from 26th February to 1st March, 2017.
  5. Participated in a Faculty Development Program on Biostatistics organized by Department of Mathematics and Botany, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College (University of Delhi) from 14-18th March, 2018.
  6. Participated in “Level 2 Workshop on Research Based Pedagogical Tools (RBPTs)”  organized by Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune jointly with DBT and British Council at Indian National Science Academy (INSA), Delhi from 6th to 8th December, 2017 and certified as a trainer of RBPTs.
  7. Shailly Anand. Participated in Five-day Faculty Development Program on “Biostatistics: Theoretical and Practical Aspects” jointly organized by Department of Mathematics and Botany, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College under the aegis of DBT Star College Scheme from 14th to 18th March, 2018.
  8. Shailly Anand. Participated in the Faculty Development programme on TEACHERS AS MENTORS held on 23rd August, 2018 organized by Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, University of Delhi, Delhi.
  9. Shailly Anand completed the Refresher Course in “Contemporary Issues of the World” conducted by the Centre for Professional Development in Higher Education (CPDHE), UGC-HRDC, University of Delhi, from 27th Nov, 2018 to 17th Dec, 2018.
  10.  Shailly Anand completed Short Term Course on “MOOCs, e-content and ICT” conducted by the Centre for Professional Development in Higher Education (CPDHE), UGC-HRDC, University of Delhi, from 15th June to 21st June, 2019.

Conferences/ Workshops/ Training Programs etc organized:

 

  1. Co- convenor, Eco Club Society (2015-2016)
  2. Convenor, Synapses, Zoological Society of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College (Jan 2017-April 2019)             Activities organized:
    • A subject lecture by Prof. Rup Lal (University of Delhi) on ‘Microbiology: Then and Now’ was organized on February 15, 2017.
    • A poster-making competition on ‘Real World Applications of Curriculum-based Experiments’ was organized on 16th February, 2017.
    • A student lecture series was initiated:
      • The first lecture was on 20th February, 2017 on ‘Discovery of New Limbless Amphibian: Chikilidae’ by students of B.Sc. (H) Zoology IV Semester. (Pooja Gupta, Pooja Sharma and Sakshi)
      • The second lecture was on 10th April, 2017 on Homo naledi: A newly discovered human ancestor’ by students of B.Sc (H) Zoology II Semester. (Kartikey and Devyani)
      • The third lecture was on 8th August, 2017 on “Summer Research Fellowships” by students of B.Sc (H) Zoology V Semester to share their experience at Department of Zoology, University of Delhi during the vacations. (Deepti, Pooja Gupta and Upasana)
      • The fourth lecture was on 1st February, 2018 on “Arboreality in Vipers” by student of B.Sc (H) Zoology II Semester. (Rohan Bahl)
      • The fifth lecture was held on 3rd September, 2018 on “Pelican Spiders: The Brutal Ninjas” by students of B.Sc (H) Zoology V Semester. (Abhay Verma & Sneha Bisht)
      • The sixth lecture was held on 3rd October, 2018 on “Attack of Zombie Parasites” by students of B.Sc (H) Zoology I Semester. (Mukul Rohilla & Nirmal Singh)
      • The seventh lecture was held on 22nd February, 2019 on “Dental Ontology in Extinct Synapsids: A Complex history to mammalian tooth attachment system” by student of B.Sc (H) Zoology II Semester. (Rohan Bahl)
      • The eighth lecture was held on 3rd April, 2019 on “Bioremediation: A need for virtuous future” by students of B.Sc Life Sciences VI Semester (Rupesh & Nidhi)
      • The ninth lecture was held on 3rd April, 2019 on “Microbial Fuel Cells (MFC): An imminent Resource of Power Generation & Waste Water Management” by students of B.Sc Life Sciences VI Semester (Kartikey and Swati)
    • The inter-college Annual Fest, Zoofestea’17 was organized on 9th March, 2017. Various activities held included Declamation, Ad-mad, Quiz, Vision-draw, Murder mystery, Creative writing, Photography, Karaoke and Salad making. Students from other colleges and different courses participated and won prizes. The event was well organized and ended successfully.
    • Students of B.Sc (Hons.) Zoology and Life Sciences celebrated the “Teacher’s Day” on 5th September, 2017.
    • A Fresher’s Programme was organized on 20th September, 2017 for welcoming and interacting with the students of B.Sc (H) Zoology I Sem.
    • A Student- Teacher Interaction session was organized with all the students of B.Sc (Hons.) Zoology and B.Sc (P) Life Sciences on 29-30th August, 2017 in Room No. 212 to introduce the students to the activities of the department, career prospects in zoology & achievements of alumni students.
    • An inaugural subject lecture for the current academic session by Prof. Namita Agrawal (Department of Zoology, University of Delhi) on ‘The Fundamentals of Flying with Drosophila: from Classroom to Research Laboratory’ was organized on September 21, 2017.
    • The Annual Fest, Zoofestea’18 was organized on 26th February, 2018. Various activities held includes Declamation, Rangoli Making Competition, Show the best you can? And an exhibition of art and craft by the students and faculty.
    • A lecture was delivered by Dr. Sunil Wadhwa, Cardiac Surgeon at Primus Hospital on “Cardiovascular Health” on 26th February, 2018.
    • An Orientation Program for first year students was organized on 18th July, 2018 in Room No. 212 at 11:30 A.M. for apprising them with the scope and opportunities in zoology, curricular-extracurricular-co-curricular activities and activities done under DBT Star College Program.
    • A Fresher’s Program was organized by B.Sc (H) Zoology Semester III and V students for the new comers on 9th August, 2018 from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. in Room No. 212.
    • A Departmental Farewell was bid to Dr. Krishna Bansal on 9th August, 2018 from 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. in Room No. 212.
    • An Inaugural lecture of Synapses was organized jointly by Department of Zoology and DBT Star College Program onCaenorhabditis elegans: An Elegant Model System to Unravel Mysteries in Biology”  by Dr. Arnab Mukhopadhyay, Staff Scientist, National Institute of Immunology (NII),  New Delhi on 10th August , 2018 at 2:30 p.m. in Room No. 509. 78 students and 11 faculty members from different departments attended the session.
    • A lecture talk was organized jointly by Department of Zoology and DBT Star College Program on “Microbiome: The Vision for future” by Prof. Rup Lal, Molecular Biology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Delhi on 29th August , 2018 at 2:30 p.m. in Room No. 509.
    • “Cerebrosus” Inter-College Quiz competition, Pixel Photography Competition, Logo making competition and Crossword puzzle competition organized on 12th April, 2019.
    1. Convenor of the Lecture-cum-hands on Workshop on “Regulation of Lac Operon in Prokaryotes” organized under the aegis of Science Foundation for undergraduate students on 7th March, 2017.
    2. Nodal Officer (IQAC), Department of Zoology (2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20)
    3. Convenor of an Industrial Visit to Yakult Danone Pvt. Ltd., Sonepat, Haryana on 10th March, 2018 organized by Department of Zoology in association with DBT Star College Scheme jointly with Department of Chemistry and Electronics.
    4. Convenor, Industry-Academia Lecture-cum-Presentation on “Safe Handling of Glassware in Laboratory” organized by Department of Zoology under the aegis of DBT Star College Scheme on 9th January, 2018.
    5. Convenor and Resource person, Five Days Inter-college Hands on Workshop on “Basic Principles of Recombinant DNA Technology & Metagenomics” organized by Department of Zoology under the aegis of DBT Star College Program from 28th August to 1st September, 2018.
    6. Co-Convenor and Resource person in four days Outreach Program for class X students of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Sector 12, Dwarka, held from October 24-29, 2018 jointly organized by NASI-Delhi Chapter and Science Foundation, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College under the aegis of DBT Star College Program.
    7. Coordinator in Bani School Innovation Camp-III (BaSIC III) under University of Delhi-INSA Outreach Program and DBT Star College Scheme at Government Senior Secondary School, Bani, Himachal Pradesh on October 15, 2018.
    8. Coordinator, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Internal Quality Assurance Cell, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College and PhiXGen Pvt. Ltd executed on 3rd May, 2019.
    9. Convenor, Two week National Summer Training-cum-Workshop on “Fundamentals of Microbiology (BASIC)” organized by Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College under the aegis of DBT Star College Scheme from 27th June to 12th July, 2019.
    10. Convenor, Five-day National Faculty Development Program on “MOOCs and e-content development” organized by Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College under the aegis of Internal Quality Assurance Cell in association with SWAYAM – an initiative of MHRD and Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC) from 13th July to 17th July, 2019.
    11. Co-Convenor, College Prospectus and Handbook of Information Committee (2019)
    12. Co-Convenor, Compilation of data for the purpose of preparation of Self Study Report for NAAC (Second Cycle): Criteria 2 – Teaching -Learning and Evaluation (2019)
    13. Coordinator, Student Training Program on “Metagenomic Studies” organized under MoU between Internal Quality Assurance Cell and PhiXGen Pvt. Ltd.
    • Training Session I on “Isolation of eDNA from soil and water samples” held on 29th August, 2019.
    • Training Session II on “In-vitro amplification of genes from environmental DNA” held on 9th September, 2019.
      1.   Coordinator, Student Lecture Series organized under the aegis of Synapses, Zoological Society –
    • The tenth lecture was held on 12th September, 2019 on Coloration in Chameleon by student of B.Sc (H) Zoology III Semester. (Chetan)
    1.  Co-Convenor, Sangyaan – the Quiz Society (August, 2019)
    1. Coordinator, Chapter 2 DDUC of Bani School Innovation Camp-IV (BaSIC IV) under University of Delhi-INSA Outreach Program, Deeksharambh – Student Induction Programme (UGC) and DBT Star College Program at Government Senior Secondary School, Bani, Himachal Pradesh on October 22, 2019 in association with Ramjas College and Acharya Narendra Dev College, University of Delhi.
    1. Coordinator, Chapter 1 DDUC of Biar Initiative: A School Outreach Program for Enrichment I (BIoSCOPE I) under University of Delhi-INSA Outreach Program, Deeksharambh – Student Induction Programme (UGC) and DBT Star College Program at Government Senior Secondary School, Biar, Himachal Pradesh on October 21, 2019 in association with Ramjas College and Acharya Narendra Dev College, University of Delhi.
  1. As Organizing Committee Member
  2. Organizing Committee Member, Antardhvani: The Annual Cultural Fest of Delhi University (2015)                    
  3. Organizing Committee Member of the National symposium on “Trends in Research and Innovations in Life Sciences at Under-graduate Level” organized by Department of Zoology, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College on 30th March, 2016.                                                             
  4. Organizing Committee Member of Second Lecture Workshop on Women in Science: A Career in Science organized by Science Foundation, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College (University of Delhi) held during August 10-11, 2017.                                                                                     
  5. Organizing Committee Member of Third Lecture Workshop on Women in Science: A Career in Science held on September 06, 2017 & organized by Science Foundation, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, University of Delhi, Dwarka Sector-3, New Delhi.                                      
  6. Organizing Committee Member of Department of Science and Technology Supported Third Lecture Workshop on Trans-disciplinary Areas of Research and Teaching By Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Awardees held during September 15-16, 2017 & organized by Science Foundation, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, University of Delhi, Dwarka Sector-3, New Delhi.                                      
  7. Organizing Committee Member and Facilitator of One Day Faculty Development Program on Research Based Pedagogical Tools organized by Department of Zoology under the aegis of Science Foundation, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, University of Delhi, Dwarka Sector-3, New Delhi on 3rd November, 2017.                                        
  8. Organizing Committee Member, Turiyojas Science Festival organized by Science Foundation under the aegis of DBT Star College Scheme of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College held on 11-12th March, 2019.                                   
  9. Organizing Committee Member, Alumni Meet “Renaissance’19” organized by Department of Zoology, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College on 13th April, 2019.
Research Projects (Major Grants/Research Collaboration)

Research Project entitled “Study of Bacterial Community Structure at polluted site in Delhi or adjoining areas” sanctioned under the Research Award Scheme of Research Endowment Fund of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College (University of Delhi) w.e.f February, 2018 to February, 2020 (2 years), Amount: INR 2,00,000.

 

Awards and Distinctions

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

1. Received Senior Research Fellowship from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SRF) in Life Sciences (2010).

2. Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) and awarded Junior Research Fellowship from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-JRF) in Life Sciences (2007).

3. Awarded certificate of excellence for ‘Best Poster Award’ presented in the Indo-Swiss Collaboration in Biotechnology (ISCB) International Conference entitled “Recent Trends in Developing Bioremediation Strategies for Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) & Other  Chlorinated Contaminants” held at University of Delhi, India from 9th – 11th February, 2011.

4. Awarded certificate of distinction for securing 2nd position in University and1st position in Ramjas College, M. Sc.Zoology examination (2006-2008).

5. Awarded certificate of distinction for securing 1st position in Ramjas College, B. Sc.Zoology (Hons.) I year examination (2003-2004).

6. Awarded certificate of distinction for securing 1st position in Ramjas College, B. Sc.Zoology (Hons.) II year examination (2004-2005).

7. Awarded certificate of distinction for securing 1st position in Ramjas College, B. Sc.Zoology (Hons.) III year examination (2005-2006).

8. Awarded certificate of distinction for securing 3rd position in University, B. Sc.Zoology (Hons.) examination (2003-2006).

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

1. Awarded certificate for securing1st position in Collage Making Competition organized by ‘ZOON’ Zoology Society Ramjas College (2005-2006).

2. Awarded certificate for securing 2nd position in Dumb Charade organized by ‘ZOON’ Zoology Society Ramjas College (2005-2006).

3. Awarded certificate of participation in Slogan Writing Competition organized by ‘ZOON’ Zoology Society Ramjas College (2005-2006).

4. Awarded certificate for securing 4th position at regional level in the 13th National Youth Parliament Competition organized by the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. of India.

Association With Professional Bodies
Other Activities

BEYOND THE COLLEGE ACTIVITIES

  1. Organizing Member and Anchoring the Independence Day & Janmashtami Cultural  Programme organized by Golden Jubilee Apartments, Residents Welfare Association (Regd.), Sector -11, Rohini, Delhi on 15th August, 2017.

 

Assignment, Notes for Students