Principal

Principal

Dr Shalini Sharma, Principal, Department of Biotechnology and Microbiology believes in generating a collective educational vision for the department in such a way that motivates the faculty and students for making the department a centre of excellence in all learning areas. Her aim is to harness the latent talent of students and channelize their potential for all around development in academics and a range of co-curricular activities. Her keen eye on discipline and equally warm nature has helped in developing a cordial relationship with the students. She did her graduation from R.G.(P.G.) College, Meerut and was awarded with Sri Gyan Prakash Mittal Scholarship. She pursued her M.Sc. and M.Phil. from C.C.S. University, (Campus) Meerut and was awarded with Prof. V. Puri Gold medal for securing first position in M.Sc. She had qualified NET-LS as well as NET-JRF (CSIR). Her Ph. D. work was based on Physiology as well as Tissue culture aspect of some Medicinal Plants. She got University Ph.D. Scholarship too. She has a number of research publications in various referred national as well as International Journals. She has presented her research in a number of Conferences with Best Paper Award of Certificate of Merit. She is a Fellow of Indian Botanical Society.

She is also a member of Plant Conservation Society. Having a scientific bent of mind, she aims to promote research oriented activities in faculties and students as well. Students associated with her have bought laurels to the Department by enrolling themselves in best research institutions viz., DRDO, FRI and JNU etc. and procuring placements in government and top notch private organizations. With her rich experience and multifaceted personality she is renewing and expanding horizons attempting to be relevant to the changing situations of the times.