Varsha SinghCountry of origin: India Currently in: India, Chandigarh General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Degrees2015 Doctorate Biological Systems and Organisms2008 Master Biological Systems and Organisms2006 Undergraduate Biological Systems and Organisms
Current Research Activities
Biological Systems and Organisms
1. Development of Personalized Therapeutic Approach in cardio-Renal Diseases 2. Point-of-Care Device to screen dry eye diseases in the rural and semi-urban population 3. Strip-based digitized medical device to detect thyroid disorders (patented) 4. Network analysis and identification of pancreatic amyloidosis in type-2-diabetes individuals
Publications resulting from Research:
Singh, Varsha, and Mingma Sherpa. "Neuronal-Like Differentiation of Murine Mesenchymal Stem Cell Line: Stimulation by Juglans regia L. Oil." Applied biochemistry and biotechnology 183.1 (2017): 385-395.
Singh, Varsha. "DCoH: A novel biomarker for diagnosing acute kidney injury." Medical hypotheses 95 (2016): 27-30.
Singh, Varsha, and Nitin Saluja. "Phylogenetic and promoter analysis of islet amyloid polypeptide gene causing type 2 diabetes in mammalian species." International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries 36.4 (2016): 477-489.
Singh, Varsha., et al. "Hepatocyte nuclear factor-1β: A regulator of kidney development and cystogenesis." Indian journal of nephrology 25.2 (2015): 70.
Singh, Varsha, and Rupali Panwar. "In vivo antioxidative and neuroprotective effect of 4-Allyl-2-methoxyphenol against chlorpyrifos-induced neurotoxicity in rat brain." Molecular and cellular biochemistry 388.1-2 (2014): 61-74.
Current professionCurrent professional activities type:ResearchAdministrationTeachingPh.D. Supervisor (2 students enrolled) Master's Thesis supervisor (2 students enrolled) Founder, Co-ordinator, and Member of Institutional Ethics Review Board (IERB), Chitkara University
Workshop and Conference Attended2018 CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), Chandigarh, India Workshop BT2: Bioinformatics Training for Trainers2018 Chitkara University, Punjab, India Workshop Systematic Review and Meta-analysis2017 Indian Institute of Science (IIT), New Delhi, India Bioinformatics Workshop, Supercomputing Facility Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (SCFBio)2015 Trieste, Italy ICGEB 2015 Meetings, Theoretical Course, Mouse Genetics; Models for Human Disease2014 Cali, Colombia ICGEB 2014 Meetings, International Workshop Advanced Techniques for Clinical and Personalized Human Genome
Presentation given2018Preventive and Personlaized Approach for Hypertension care to Diagnosing Thyroid DisordersManipal University, Karnatka, IndiaEvent: Indo-German Convention of Lindau Alumini (IGCLA) 2018
Other AwardsJun 20172nd BRICS Young Scientist ConclaveSelected as top 20 Indian Young Scientist Delegate in the 2nd BRICS Young Scientist Conclave held in Hangzhou, ChinaOct 2016Intel-DST InnovatorTop 10 winner as an Innovator in Intel-DST Challenge 2.0, 2016, Department of Science and Technology, India. Received seed funding for developing medical device for detecting thyroid disorder.Oct 2016CII-I3 InnovatorFinalist as an Innovator at Confederation of Indian Industries (CII)-8th India Innovation Initiative for making mice bone marrow cells differentiate into neuronal cells using walnut oil.Jun 2016All IEEE Young Engineer’s Humanitarian (AIYEHUM), ChallengeTop 20 Finalist for the invention of Thyroid Detection Digitization.Mar 2016Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award (GYTI)GYTI Awardee for Innovation in Stem cell differentiation at President's Estate, New Delhi. Received seed funding in support of commercializing the technology.