KAUSHIKI M. KADAM
SCIENTIST D

  KAUSHIKI M. KADAM

Publications

Date of Joining Present Post: 01-09-2014

Address (Off):

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN REPRODUCTIVE
HEALTH JEHANGIR MERWANJI STREET PAREL
MUMBAI - 400012 .
Educational Qualifications:

  • Ph.D Biochemistry [Research area- Reproductive Biology- Studies on Mammalian Oviductal Glycoprotein] from the University of Mumbai (National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health, Indian Council for Medical Research) in July 2007.
  • M.Sc. LifeSciences (Biotechnology) from Mumbai University Dept. of Lifesciences, Kalina. Passed with 66% (First Class) in May 1998.
  • B. Sc. LifeSciences (as major, Chemistry and Zoology as minor) from Ramnarain Ruia College of Science & Arts. Passed with 72.25% (First Class) from University of Bombay in May 1996

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Research Experience:
  • 2008, May-Oct. Research Associatship, Molecular Endocrinology Laboratory, K.E.M Hospital, Parel Mumbai. Developing projects on Endocrinopathies particularly molecular genetic aspects of Growth Hormone Deficiency.
  • 2000-07. Worked on cloning and identifying protein binding partners to oviduct specific glycoprotein OGP during Ph.D.
Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies/Associations :
ISSRF Life Member
Awards:
  • CSIR-SRF 2002-05
  • LTMT- JRF 2000-02
  • Women’s Graduate Union Scholarship during Master’s degree (1997 – 98).

Projects undertaken

DBT funded project entitled ‘Harnessing the secreted superfluity of reproductive tract fluids: Identification of client proteins to the 70 kDa testis specific antigen, TSA70’ under the Rapid Grant for Young Investigators. Co- Investigator: Dr. Vrinda V. Khole.

Courses taken

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories’ Proteomics Workshop-2009 with DST-International Travel Scheme for attending the same.

Work experience

  • Senior Biochemist at the Vidyasagar Institute of Genetic Studies & Research (July, 2007-Feb, 2008). Conducted practicals in basic Molecular Biology for medical doctors.
  • Technical Assistant for projected HIV Diagnostic PCR Laboratory at Bharat Serums & Vaccines Ltd., Thane (April-June 1999). Starting a new lab.
  • Visiting Faculty (academic year 1998-1999) for M.Sc Biotechnology (Part-II) at the Mumbai University Dept. of Biotechnology, Kalina, Mumbai. Conducted lectures and practicals in Molecular Biology.

Invited lectures

  • Expression vectors in E.coli, Recombinant Protein Meet, 3-4th April, 2008, National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health, Mumbai.
  • Optimization of Induction in E.coli ─ Personal experiences, Recombinant Protein Meet, 3-4th April, 2008, National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health, Mumbai
Foreign Visits:
  1. TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROTEOMICS WORKSHOP CONDUCTED BY THE COLD SPRING HARBOR LABORATORY. TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2009-07-17 TO 2009-08-01


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