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Dr Rajni Sharma

 (Last updated: December 11, 2016)
Biotechnology Teacher

PhD in immunology from university of Bern Switzerland, research scientist, 7 yrs teaching

Dr Rajni Sharma

subjectSubject Taught

Biotechnology Cell Biology, Immunology up to All levels 10th std and above
IELTS TOEFL up to All levels
Research Methodology English, English Grammer up to All levels
BioChemistry Virology up to All levels All levels
Molecular Biology up to All levels
Biology up to All levels
Science up to All levels

experienceExperience

Teaching Experience

Teaching immunology, cell Biology, virology and molecular Biology – 2008 (November) – Present

qualificationQualification

PhD in Immunology – 2008 (November) – 2012 (November)
Institute for Virology and Immunology, University of Bern, Switzerland

Associate scientist at Pfizer Global Research and Development Unit, Kent, UK - 2008 (Jan - Sept)

Masters by research - 2006 (Sept) - 2007 (Oct)
University Of Edinburgh, UK

On the job training - 2006 (May - July)
Indian veterinary research institute (Molecular Virology Lab), Bangalore, India

M.Sc in Biotechnology – 2003 - 2005
Bangalore University, India

BSc in Bio-Chemistry – 1999 - 2002
Madras University, India

Technical Skills
• Proficiency in confocal microscopy, immunofluorescent staining, cell sorting, FACS, cell organelle fractionation, ELISA, IFN-γ ELISPOT, virus purification, plaque assay, dual luciferase assay, isolation of fibroblasts from human skin, histology (staining and microtomy), preparation of nanogels, in-vitro antigen presentation and cell culture.
• Isolation of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) and bone-marrow derived dendritic cells.
• Hands on experience with viruses (FMDV, SFV).
• Analysis of different endocytic routes employed by antigen presenting cells (APC).
• Extensive experience in large animal (pig) experiments and particulate vaccine delivery vehicles.
• Demonstrated competence in molecular techniques.
• Software: GraPHPad prism, IMARIS, Sigma plot, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel).
Publications
Synthetic virus-like particles target dendritic cell lipid rafts for rapid endocytosis primarily but not exclusively by macropinocytosis
Rajni Sharma, Arin Ghasparian, John A. Robinson, Kenneth C. McCullough
Published: PLoS One 7, e43248 (2012).
Dendritic cells responses distinctive to monocytes revealed by structural modifications to synthetic virus-like particle vaccines, identifying diverse roles for internal TLR2 and TLR9.
Rajni Sharma, Arin Ghasparian, Tina Riedel, John Robinson and Kenneth C. McCullough
Manuscript ready for submission (2015).
Synthetic virus-like particle induction of B- and T-lymphocyte responses in a porcine model modulated by the epitope mimetic and diacylated lipid tails.
Rajni Sharma, Arin Ghasparian, Brigitte Herrmann and Kenneth C. McCullough
Manuscript ready for submission (2015).
Case study (2012) – Analyzing how Dendritic Cells interact with Synthetic Virus-Like Particle Vaccines
Kenneth C. McCullough, Rajni Sharma, Arin Ghasparian and John Robinson
Published: Bitplane (2012)

detailOther details

• Highly motivated and driven scientist with a passion to teach, explore and discover different aspects of life Sciences such as immunology/cell Biology/virology.
• Demonstrated proficiency in efficient multi-tasking, collaborative research, grant writing, publishing scientific data, teaching, content building for lectures and study modules.
• Several years of experience working in a BL-3 research laboratory and teaching.
• Meets deadlines under stressful conditions without compromising on the quality of deliverables.
• Self-starter and a complete team player.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills, honed with oral and poster presentations at international scientific conferences and meetings.
• Experienced and comfortable in a diverse environment with researchers from various backgrounds and nationalities.

Additionally, I am very successful with last minute exam preparations.

Pricing: Min - 500/hr
Max - 700/hr

On monthly basis 2 HR session will be given free.

I also offer-
- last minute intense exam preparation sessions (primarily for 12th std and above).
- scientific data presentation and interpretation.
- scientific writing.
-Assistance and guidance for BSc/MSc research projects.
-Assistance with wet laboratory techniques.

Geographical Area Covered: I teach online.

Available for online teaching: yes

Available for one-to-one, Private teaching: no

Available for House teaching(Teacher travels to you): no

Gender: Female

contactContact Details

Address: Belgium Bangalore, Online

Pin code: 560068

Phone: 0091 9008361938, 0032 465150646

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