Academic and Administrative Work

  • EXTERNAL MD/PhD/DSc. EXAMINER FOR VARIOUS UNIVERSITIES
  • Dr. BR Ambedkar University, Agra
  • Bombay University, Mumbai
  • Calcutta University, Kolkata
  • Madras University, Madras
  • MGR Medical University, Chennai
  • IMTech, Chandigarh
  • PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • Garhwal University, Srinagar
  • Bundelkhand University, Jhansi
  • Delhi University, Delhi
  • Jiwaji University, Gwalior,
  • Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi
  • BITS, Pilani
  • Pondicherry University
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  • Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar
  • SGPGI, Lucknow
  • JIMER, Pondicherry
  • OFFICE BEARER / MEMBER OF SCIENTIFIC / ACADEMIC/ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEES/ SOCIETIES AND OTHER BODIES
  • Chairman, Research Advisory Committee of Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Chettinad University, Chennai -2017-2019.
  • Member Scientific Advisory Committee of the JIPMER (JSAC), Pondicherry-2016-2018.
  • Member Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) of Desert Medicine Research Centre (DMRC), Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi-2015-till date.
  • Selection Committee Member (Subject Expert for Medical Microbiology) – Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), 2006, 2014, 2015.
  • Member Task Force on Tuberculosis. Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, 2013-till date.
  • Member –Joint Task Force on Tuberculosis Diagnostics. Indian Council of Medical Research and Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, 2010-till date.
  • Member Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) of National JALMA Institute of Leprosy and other Mycobacterial Diseases (NJILMOD), Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi-2010-till date.
  • Member Task Force for SC/ST and Rural Health. Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, 2014-2017.
  • Chairman, Condemnation Committee of Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi, 2014 onwards.
  • Chairman, selection committee for various posts at International Health Division of Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi, 2014
  • Member, Technical Evaluation Committee of Grant-in-Aid Schemes of the Department of Health Research, 2014-2017.
  • Chairman, Condemnation Committee of Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi, 2011-till date
  • Member, High power Technical Advisory Committee (TEC) to review and approve the projects submitted to Department of Health Research, 2014-2017.
  • Member Global Technical Committee of International Organization for Standardization (ISO), Geneva. 2013-till date
  • Member Biomedical Committee of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), New Delhi, 2012-till date
  • CPCSEA (Ministry of Environment, Government of India) nominee for Institutional Animal Ethics Committees (IAEC) of University of Delhi (DU)-2010-2013
  • CPCSEA (Ministry of Environment, Government of India) nominee for Institutional Animal Ethics Committees (IAEC) of Jawaharlal University (JNU)-2009-2008
  • CPCSEA (Ministry of Environment, Government of India) nominee for Institutional Animal Ethics Committees (IAEC) of International Centre for Genetic Engineering and biotechnology (ICGEB), 2006-2012
  • CPCSEA (Ministry of Environment, Government of India) nominee for Institutional Animal Ethics Committees (IAEC) of National Institute of Malaria Research (ICMR), 2008-2011
  • CPCSEA (Ministry of Environment, Government of India) nominee for Institutional Animal Ethics Committees (IAEC) of Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS), 2011-current
  • CPCSEA (Ministry of Environment, Government of India) nominee for Institutional Animal Ethics Committees (IAEC) of Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB). 2009- current
  • CPCSEA (Ministry of Environment, Government of India) nominee for Institutional Animal Ethics Committees (IAEC) of Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak 2015- current
  • Member, Condemnation Board of Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi, 2011-till date.
  • Member, Technical Evaluation Committee of Establishment of Model Rural Health Research Units (MRHRU) in the Sates, 2010-till date
  • Member Equipment purchase committee of Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi, 2010-till date.
  • Core Committee Member of the Assessment Board for Promotion of ICMR Scientists under the Flexible Complementing Scheme for Scientists B to Scientist E, for 2011-till date.
  • Member of the Selection Committee for recruitment of Sister Gd-II at AIIMS, October 2010- 2012.
  • Member Task Force of DBT for North Eastern Region-Biotechnology Programme Management Cell (NER-BPMC), 2010 onward
  • Chairman of the Expert Group Meeting of directorate of NVBDCP to decide the disposal of sodium antimony gluconate stocks, held on 28.10.2010.
  • Core Committee Member of the Fellowship Award committee of the Indian Council of Medical Research for year 2010-onward.
  • Expert Panel Member of SERC (FAST TRACK SCHEME) of Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. 2004-2007.
  • Member Kala-azar elimination High power committee constituted by DGHS, Gov. of India.
  • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Laboratory Physicians
  • Founder President- Association for Better Health & Society (ABHAS) – Regd. NGO. 2002-Till date
  • Secretary -General (founder), Indian Association of Laboratory Physicians
  • Secretary, Forum for Inculcation of Rational& Scientific Temperament
  • Founder Vice- President, Society for Immunology & Immunopathology
  • President, Forum for rights and Equality (Regd., NGO), 1997-1998.
  • Vice-Chairman, Scientific Committee of Indian Medical Association (SDB) 1998-9.
  • Special invitee /co-opted member of the Animal Ethics committee of the ICGEB, New Delhi
  • Working Group Member for revising NCERT books on Microbiology, Blood transfusion and Physiology for Vocational courses.
  • Project reviewer for ICMR, DST and DBT, BCIL, BIRAC, Technology Development Board.
  • Member Selection Committee meeting to select a Scientist D at RMRIMS, Patna on25thOctober, 2010.
  • External Examiner, Department of Microbiology as an External Examiner in B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal for conducting the postgraduate examinations dated July 22 to 24, 2010
  • Member of the Doctoral Committee Meeting of the PhD student at SGPGI, Lucknow, 11thOctober, 2010.
  • Medical Council of India Assessor for MD Microbiology and MBBS courses in India 2010-onward.
  • Member, Technical Committee and Specification Committee of National Jalma Institute for Leprosy and Other Mycobacterial Diseases, 2008-onward
  • Expert Member of the selection panel for the Department of Microbiology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, 23rd December 2007.
  • Member, Board of Faculty of Life Sciences, CSJM University, Kanpur, 2007-2010.
  • Task Force Member- DST (Life Sciences), Fast-Track project grants, 2004-2007.
  • Expert Committee Member- Kala-azar Elimination programme, Government of India, 2005.
  • Chairman, Departmental Promotion Committee for the post of Professors, of CCS HA University, Hissar for
  • External Expert for the DPC of CCS HAU, Hissar for promotion to the post of Professors in Microbiology, 2004-2006.
  • Member of the Medical board constituted for MBBS, BDS, B.Sc. (Human Biology) and B.Sc. (Nursing) for 1991-93, 1995-2006, 2007-2011, 2012-2016.
  • Dean’s committee for the selection of senior residents/ demonstrators, December, 1992-93.
  • Union Public Service Commission- Technical Expert for the selections of Assistant Professors/specialists in Microbiology, 1993- 1998, 2014-2016.
  • Member Technical Committee of Central JALMA Institute for Leprosy, Agra. 2001-till date.
  • Regular member of the Medical Board, constituted for all appointment at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, since 1991-till date.
  • Member Advisory Board of AIIMS Employees Health Scheme 1997-8
  • Member, Primate Research Facility of AIIMS, 1998.
  • Working Group Member for revising the syllabi and text books for vocational (+2 level) MLT courses, NCERT, Govt. of India, 1998-2000.
  • DBT and ICMR Expert for reviewing the Kala-azar research Projects, 1997 onward.
  • Member, Advisory Committee on Institutional Animal Ethics, International Centre for Genetic engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi, 1999-2003.
  • Member, Committee on AIIMS Orientation programme for Junior Residents, 1999-2000.
  • Member, High Power committee to finalise the BSc MLT course at AIIMS, 1999-2001
  • Member, High Power Committee to solve the issue of recognising/derecognising Medical Lab. Technology Courses conducted by various Indian Institutions. 1999-2001.
  • ACADEMIC \ ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEES
  • Attended a Technical Committee and Specification Committee on 7th February 2008 in National Jalma Institute for Leprosy and Other Mycobacterial Diseases.
  • Expert Member of the selection panel for the Department of Microbiology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital 23rd December 2007.
  • Member, Board of Faculty of Life Sciences, CSJM University, Kanpur, 2007-2010.
  • Task Force Member- DST (Life Sciences), Fast-Track project grants, 2004-2007.
  • Expert Committee Member- Kala-azar Elimination programme, Government of India, 2005.
  • Chairman, Departmental Promotion Committee for the post of Professors, of CCS HA University, Hissar.
  • External Expert for the DPC of CCS HAU, Hissar for promotion to the post of Professors in Microbiology, 2004-2006.
  • Member of the Medical board constituted for MBBS, BDS, B.Sc. (Human Biology) and B.Sc. (Nursing) for 1991-93, 1995-2006.
  • Dean’s committee for the selection of senior residents/ demonstrators, December, 1992-93.
  • Union Public Service Commission- Technical Expert for the selections of Assistant Professors/specialists in Microbiology, 1993- till date.
  • Member Technical Committee of Central JALMA Institute for Leprosy, Agra. 2001-till date.
  • Regular member of the Medical Board, constituted for all appointment at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, since 1991-till date.
  • Member Advisory Board of AIIMS Employees Health Scheme 1997-8.
  • Member, Primate Research Facility of AIIMS, 1998.
  • Working Group Member for revising the syllabi and text books for vocational (+2 level) MLT courses, NCERT, Govt. of India, 1998- onward.
  • DBT and ICMR Expert for reviewing the Kala-azar research Projects, 1997 onward.
  • Member, Advisory Committee on Institutional Animal Ethics, International Centre for Genetic engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi, 1999-2003.
  • Member, Committee on AIIMS Orientation programme for Junior Residents, 1999-2000..
  • Member, High Power committee to finalise the BSc MLT course at AIIMS, 1999-2001.
  • Member, High Power Committee to solve the issue of recognising/derecognising Medical Lab. Technology Courses conducted by various Indian Institutions. 1999-2001.
  • Referee for Scientific Journals
  • Journals (only selected)
  • Lancet (UK)
  • JAMA (USA)
  • Clinical Infectious Diseases (USA)
  • Maternal & Child Health, (USA)
  • Clinical and Experimental Immunology (UK)
  • FEMS Immunology (Netherland)
  • Journal of Medical Virology (UK)
  • PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases (UK)
  • PLoS One (UK)
  • Medicine (USA)
  • Gene and Immunity- NPG (UK
  • Scientific Reports-NPG (UK)
  • Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (USA)
  • Journal of Medical Microbiology (UK)
  • Journal of Infection (UK)
  • AIDS Care & Behaviour
  • Archives of Medical Research (Elsevier Science)
  • Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice (USA)
  • International Journal of Integrative Biology
  • Journal of Parasitology (USA)
  • Medical Science Monitor (USA)
  • International Journal of Genetics and Molecular Biology (USA)
  • International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences USA)
  • International Journal of Integrative Biology (USA)
  • Expert Reviews in Molecular Medicine (USA)
  • Biomed Central- Infectious Diseases (UK)
  • Tropical Medicine and Health (UK)
  • Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (UK)
  • Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry (MCBI)
  • Scandinavian Journal of Clinical & Laboratory investigation
  • Tropical Medicine and International Health
  • Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials
  • International Research Journal of Biotechnology
  • Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice
  • Current Science (India)
  • Journal of Parasitic Diseases (India)
  • Journal of Laboratory Medicine (India)
  • Neurology India
  • Journal of Postgraduate Medicine
  • Indian Journal of Gastroenterology
  • Indian Journal of Leprosy
  • Indian Journal of Medical Research
  • Indian Journal of Experimental Biology
  • Indian Journal of Paediatrics
  • Indian Journal of Physiology & Pharmacology
  • Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology
  • Indian Journal of Animal Parasitology
  • Indian Journal of Vector Borne Diseases
  • Indian Paediatrics
  • Lung India
  • Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
  • Tropical Parasitology
  • World Journal of Hepatology and several others
  • Referee for Research Grant Proposals
  • National
  • Indian Council of Medical Research, India
  • Department of Biotechnology, India
  • Department of Sciences and Technology, India
  • Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, India
  • Biotech Consortium India Limited, India
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (IKP/BIRAC), India
  • International
  • Medical Research Council, Government of South Africa (2015).
  • Ministry of Science and Technology, Life Sciences Division. Government of Israel (2015-16).
  • Ministry of Health (General Direction for Scientific Research and Health Innovation), Italy (2014-15).
  • United Arab Emeritus University Grant, UAE (2016-17).
  • Medical Research Council (MRC) –Newton Fund, United Kingdom (2017-18).
  • Member- Academic\Administrative Committees
  • Member of the Medical board constituted for MBBS, BDS,B.Sc.(Human Biology) and B.Sc. (Nursing) for 1991-92, 1992-3, 1995-6, 1996-7, 1997-8, 1998-99, 2000-2001.
  • Dean’s committee for the selection of senior residents / demonstrators, December,1992-93.
  • Union Public Service Commission-Technical Expert for the selections of Assistant Professors/specialists in Microbiology, 1993-till date.
  • Regular member of the Medical Board, constituted for the appointment at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, since 1991-till date.
  • Member, Advisory Board of AIIMS Employees Health Scheme 1997-98.
  • Member, Private Research Facility of AIIMS, 1998.
  • Working Group Member for revising the syllabi and text books for vocational (+2 level) MLT courses, NCERT, Govt. of India, 1998- onward.
  • DBT and ICMR Expert for reviewing the Kala-azar research Projects,1997 onward.
  • Member, Advisory Committee on Institutional Animal Ethics,International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi, 1999-2003.
  • Member, Committee on AIIMS Orientation programme for Junior Residents,1999-2000.
  • Member, High Power committee to finalize the BSc MLT course at AIIMS.
  • Member, High Power Committee to solve the issue of recognizing/derecognizing Medical Lab. Technology Courses conducted by various Indian Institutions.
  • Member, Technical Committee of Central JALMA Institute for Leprosy, Agra.