DHANASHREE JAGTAP
SCIENTIST C

  DHANASHREE JAGTAP

Publications

Date of Joining Present Post: 01-09-2016

Address (Off):

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN REPRODUCTIVE
HEALTH JEHANGIR MERWANJI STREET PAREL
MUMBAI - 400012 .
Telephone (off): 91-22-24192014
Email : jagtapd@nirrh.res.in
Educational Qualifications:

  • Ph. D. (Life Sciences) 2012 Mumbai University
  • M. Sc. (Biochemistry) 1999 Mumbai University
  • B. Sc. (Microbiology) 1985 Mumbai University

Discipline:
CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY



Research Experience:

• 2012 to date: Scientist B, NACO Division, National AIDS Research Institute (NARI), ICMR, Pune. Area of study: Early infant diagnosis of HIV.
• 1994 - 2012: Research Assistant, worked on different projects at the Structural Biology Division of the National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (NIRRH), ICMR, Mumbai.
• 2007 - 2010: Project Associate on the ICMR funded project- Understanding the association between Prostate Secretory Protein (PSP94) and prostate cancer.
• 2003 - 2010: Project Associate on the DBT and ICMR funded project- Studies on beta-microseminoprotein (-MSP): Biochemical, molecular and bioinformatics approaches, work on this project lead to Ph D (Life Sciences) degree.
• 2002 - 2006: Project Associate on the BRNS and ICMR funded project- Immunobiology of the peptides corresponding to the ligand binding regions from the extracellular domain of rat follicle stimulating hormone receptor (rFSHR).
• 2000 - 2003: Co-investigator on the DST and ICMR funded project-Biological and immunological studies on peptides of human chorionic gonadotropin- (hCG) containing the disulphide bonds involved in receptor binding of the hormone. 
• 1999 - 2004: Project Associate on the DST and ICMR funded project-Role of disulphide bonds of -subunit of human follicle stimulating hormone receptor (hFSHR) in receptor binding and heterodimer formation.
• 1994 - 2000: Research Assistant on the ICMR funded project-Development of protein-reactive and neutralizing antibodies of predetermined specificities to regulatory proteins in reproduction, work on this project lead to M Sc (Biochemistry) degree.
• 1991 - 1994: Worked on the project- Development of protein-reactive and neutralizing antibodies of predetermined specificities to regulatory proteins in reproduction.
• 1990 - 1991: Worked on the project-Delineation and characterization of de novo synthesized proteins of human fallopian tube during different stages of the menstrual cycle.

Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies/Associations :
Life Member of the Indian Society for the Study of Reproduction and Fertility (ISSRF)
Workshops/Conferences/Symposiums :

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Work Presented at Conferences (International / National)
1. Poster entitled Significance of disulphide bonds in maintaining the conformation of PSP94 held at the International Congress on Bio-immunoregulatory Mechanisms Associated with Reproductive Organs: Relevance in Fertility and in Sexually Transmitted Infections held at the National Institute of Immunology (NII), New Delhi from 9-13 February, 2009.
2. Poster entitled Significance of disulphide bonds in maintaining the conformation of PSP94 held at the Symposium on Recent Trends in Reproductive Health Research held at Centre for Molecular and Cellular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad from 20-22 February, 2008.
3. Poster entitled Significance of disulphide bonds in maintaining the conformation of PSP94 held at the International Symposium on Emerging Trends in Genomic and Proteomic Sciences held at the ITC Grand Sheraton Hotel, Mumbai from 15-18 October, 2006. 
4. Poster entitled Structural importance of PSP94 relevant for its function at the International Congress on Gamete Biology: Emerging Frontiers in Fertility and Contraceptive Development held at the National Institute of Immunology (NII), New Delhi from 22-25 February, 2006. (Best poster award)
5. Poster entitled Importance of disulphide bonds of human beta-microseminoprotein in maintaining its native conformation at the International Symposium on Advances and Challenges in Reproductive Health Research in the Post Genomic Era held at the ITC Grand Sheraton Hotel, Mumbai from 9-12 January, 2005. 
6. Poster entitled Structure-function relationship of human chorionic gonadotropin: Studies with the L2β long loop region at the National Conference on Recent Advances in Reproductive Health held at the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur from 6-8 February, 2003.
7. Poster entitled Evaluation of the antigenicity and bioneutralization potential of postulated receptor binding region 35-57 of the β-subunit of human chorionic gonadotropin at the International Congress on Fertilization, Embryo Development and Implantation held at the National Institute of Immunology (NII), New Delhi from 6-9 November, 2000.

Workshops / Training Courses Attended
1. Training programme jointly organized by ICMR and Schrodinger, USA on Structure and Ligand based Drug Discovery held at Biomedical Informatics Centre, NIRRH from 20-22 April, 2010. 
2. Advanced training course on the use of BIACORE 3000 (Surface Plasmon Resonance / SPR) for studying of protein-protein interactions conducted by GE Healthcare at the Jack F. Welch Training Centre (JFWTC), Bangalore from 15-18 September, 2009.
3. Basic training course on the use of BIACORE 3000 (Surface Plasmon Resonance/SPR) for studying of protein-protein interactions conducted by GE Healthcare at NIRRH, Mumbai from 30 June-1 July, 2009.
4. Training programme organized by Accelrys on Application of GCG and Discovery Studio software held at the National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (NIRRH), Mumbai from 22-28 January, 2007.
5. Workshop on Use of Polscope for visualization of spindle in oocytes held at the National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (NIRRH), Mumbai on 12 March, 2006.
6. Workshop entitled Biomolecular NMR held at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai from 16-20 January, 2006.
7. Workshop entitled Knowledge Discovery in Life Sciences: Sequence based Bioinformatics Approaches held at the Bioinformatics Centre, University of Pune from 14 -17 December, 2003.
8. Training course on Modern Techniques for the Chemical Synthesis, Purification and Characterization of Peptides, held at the Institute for Research in Reproduction (IRR), Mumbai from 14 November-02 December, 1994.
9. Training course entitled Nonisotopic Immunotechniques held at the Institute for Research in Reproduction (IRR), Mumbai from 1-22 February, 1993.
10. International Conference on Fertility Regulation held at Hotel West End, Mumbai from 5-8 November, 1992.
11. Workshop entitled Hormone Receptor Technologies held at the Institute for Research in Reproduction (IRR), Mumbai from 4-22 October, 1992.

Symposia / Seminars AttendedWork Presented at Conferences (International / National)
1. Poster entitled Significance of disulphide bonds in maintaining the conformation of PSP94 held at the International Congress on Bio-immunoregulatory Mechanisms Associated with Reproductive Organs: Relevance in Fertility and in Sexually Transmitted Infections held at the National Institute of Immunology (NII), New Delhi from 9-13 February, 2009.
2. Poster entitled Significance of disulphide bonds in maintaining the conformation of PSP94 held at the Symposium on Recent Trends in Reproductive Health Research held at Centre for Molecular and Cellular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad from 20-22 February, 2008.
3. Poster entitled Significance of disulphide bonds in maintaining the conformation of PSP94 held at the International Symposium on Emerging Trends in Genomic and Proteomic Sciences held at the ITC Grand Sheraton Hotel, Mumbai from 15-18 October, 2006. 
4. Poster entitled Structural importance of PSP94 relevant for its function at the International Congress on Gamete Biology: Emerging Frontiers in Fertility and Contraceptive Development held at the National Institute of Immunology (NII), New Delhi from 22-25 February, 2006. (Best poster award)
5. Poster entitled Importance of disulphide bonds of human beta-microseminoprotein in maintaining its native conformation at the International Symposium on Advances and Challenges in Reproductive Health Research in the Post Genomic Era held at the ITC Grand Sheraton Hotel, Mumbai from 9-12 January, 2005. 
6. Poster entitled Structure-function relationship of human chorionic gonadotropin: Studies with the L2β long loop region at the National Conference on Recent Advances in Reproductive Health held at the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur from 6-8 February, 2003.
7. Poster entitled Evaluation of the antigenicity and bioneutralization potential of postulated receptor binding region 35-57 of the β-subunit of human chorionic gonadotropin at the International Congress on Fertilization, Embryo Development and Implantation held at the National Institute of Immunology (NII), New Delhi from 6-9 November, 2000.

Workshops / Training Courses Attended
1. Training programme jointly organized by ICMR and Schrodinger, USA on Structure and Ligand based Drug Discovery held at Biomedical Informatics Centre, NIRRH from 20-22 April, 2010. 
2. Advanced training course on the use of BIACORE 3000 (Surface Plasmon Resonance / SPR) for studying of protein-protein interactions conducted by GE Healthcare at the Jack F. Welch Training Centre (JFWTC), Bangalore from 15-18 September, 2009.
3. Basic training course on the use of BIACORE 3000 (Surface Plasmon Resonance/SPR) for studying of protein-protein interactions conducted by GE Healthcare at NIRRH, Mumbai from 30 June-1 July, 2009.
4. Training programme organized by Accelrys on Application of GCG and Discovery Studio software’ held at the National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (NIRRH), Mumbai from 22-28 January, 2007.
5. Workshop on Use of Polscope for visualization of spindle in oocytes held at the National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (NIRRH), Mumbai on 12 March, 2006.
6. Workshop entitled Biomolecular NMR held at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai from 16-20 January, 2006.
7. Workshop entitled Knowledge Discovery in Life Sciences: Sequence based Bioinformatics Approaches  held at the Bioinformatics Centre, University of Pune from 14 -17 December, 2003.
8. Training course on Modern Techniques for the Chemical Synthesis, Purification and Characterization of Peptides, held at the Institute for Research in Reproduction (IRR), Mumbai from 14 November-02 December, 1994.
9. Training course entitled Nonisotopic Immunotechniques held at the Institute for Research in Reproduction (IRR), Mumbai from 1-22 February, 1993.
10. International Conference on Fertility Regulation held at Hotel West End, Mumbai from 5-8 November, 1992.
11. Workshop entitled Hormone Receptor Technologies held at the Institute for Research in Reproduction (IRR), Mumbai from 4-22 October, 1992.

Symposia / Seminars Attended
1. GE Healthcare symposium on Evolving solutions in protein interactions held at Grand Hyatt, Mumbai on 7th December, 2011. 
2. Analytica Anacon India, 6th International Trade Fair for Laboratory Technology, Analysis, Biotechnology and Diagnostics, held at Mumbai from 12th-14th October, 2011.
3. 11th ADNAT (Association for the Promotion of DNA Fingerprinting and other DNA Technologies) National Symposium on Advances in Structural Biology and Structure Prediction held at Centre for Molecular and Cellular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad from 23rd -25th February, 2007.
4. Seminar on High Throughput Chromatographic Separation of Biomolecules held at University Institute of Chemical Technology (UICT), Mumbai on 4th February, 2005.
5. National Symposium on Emerging Trends in Bioinformatics held at Bioinformatics Centre, University of Pune on 18th December, 2003.
6. Seminar on Liquid Chromatography / Mass Spectrometry / Mass Spectrometry-New Technologies held by Thermo Electron Corporation at Hotel Kohinoor Continental, Mumbai on 5th December, 2003.
7. National Symposium on Cancer Chemotherapy: Experimental Perspectives and Emerging Trends held at the Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC), Tata Memorial Centre, Navi Mumbai on 14th August, 2003.
8. 7th ADNAT (Association for the Promotion of DNA Fingerprinting and other DNA Technologies) National Symposium on Mass Spectrometry held at Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad from 23rd -25th February, 2003.

Awards:
Best Poster Award for the poster entitled ‘Structural importance of PSP94 relevant for its function’ at the International Congress on “Gamete Biology: Emerging Frontiers in Fertility and Contraceptive Development’ jointly organized by National Institute of Immunology, India and Hyogo College of Medicine, Japan held at the National Institute of Immunology (NII), New Delhi from 22-25 February, 2006.

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