My research is focused on studying bacterial persistence against antibiotics using genetic tools as well as novel single-cell technologies and methods based on microfluidics and timelapse fluorescence microscopy.
2007-present Senior Scientist, Laboratory of Microbiology and Microsystems, Global Health Institute, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland.
2003-2007 Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Infection Biology, The Rockefeller University, New York, USA
Honors, Awards, Fellowships
SwissTB Award from the Swiss Foundation for Tuberculosis Research for the best research
work in Tuberculosis 2011
Senior Fellowship in the Biomedical Sciences, Charles H. Revson Foundation 2005-2007
Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Heiser Program for Research in Leprosy and TB 2004-2006
|RESAL Module 1||Training for Animal experimentation||Jan 2010|
|LTK Module 2||Training for persons responsible for directing Animal Experiments||Sept, 2011|
|Biosafety Officer of Safety Level 3||Swiss Biosafety Curriculum||Oct 2011|
|Ph.D.||Biochemistry||University of Delhi||1996-2003|
|M.Sc.||Biotechnology||Devi Ahilya University, India||1994-1996|
|B.Sc.||Genetics, Zoology, Chemistry:||1991-1994|