My research interests include:

 a) Mechanisms regulating hepatitis B virus replication

b) Mechanisms of HBV-related hepatocellular carcinoma

c) Dinucleotides in virus evolution and

d) G-quadruplexes as regulatory motifs in viruses

Lab Members



Name  Designation E-mail Project
Jasmine Samal Ph.D (CSIR-SRF)
samaljasmine@gmail.com Role of HBeAg in HBV replication and host pathogenesis
Manish Kandpal Ph.D (GATE)
kanpal.manish@live.com Replication behaviour of defective HBV particles and its effect on wild type HBV replication
Banhi Biswas Ph.D (DBT-JRF)
banhi.biswas@gmail.com Analysis of DNA secondary structures and elucidation of its functional roles
Mohita Upadhyaya Ph.D (ICMR-SRF)
mohitaupadhyay11@gmail.com Dinucleotide frequencies in virus genomes: implications on virus evolution
Saurabh Singh Ph.D biotaction.saurabh@gmail.com Early stage lab on chip diagnosis of infectious disease
Shivani Kumar Ph.D (UGC-JRF) shivanikumar2291991@gmail.com Hepatitis B Virus replication
Neha Sharma JRF neha.sharma387@gmail.com  

Mini Project/Independent study

Name  DESIDesignationGNATION E-mail Project
Kanav Rampal   B.tech (Electrical Engineering)
 ee2110516@ee.iitd.ac.in Analysis of DNA secondary structures
Kalki Kukreja   Dual (DBEB)
bb5110023@dbeb.iitd.ac.in Analysis of DNA secondary structures and dinucleotide frequencies (Ongoing)
Aashika Sekar   Dual (DBEB)
bb5120001@dbeb.iitd.ac.in Analysis of DNA secondary structures and dinucleotide frequencies (Ongoing)
Duke Biswas   B.Tech(Textile technology) tt1100917@textile.iitd.ac.in Salmonella (Ongoing)
Naveen   B.Tech (Textile technology) tt1100853@textile.iitd.ac.in Analysis of DNA secondary structures
Jitender Kumar   B.Tech (DBEB)  bb5110021@dbeb.iitd.ac.in

 MTP

Name  DESIDesignationGNATION E-mail Project
Santosh Kumar   Dual (DBEB)
 bb5100036@dbeb.iitd.ac.in Analysis of DNA secondary structures and dinucleotide frequencies (Ongoing)