Research Interest

  • Genetic predisposition to autoimmune conditions in children
  • Immune repertoire diversity in healthy individuals
  • Impact of regulatory polymorphisms on gene transcription
  • Role of host genetics in susceptibility to infectious diseases


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RAD51 interconnects between DNA replication, DNA repair and immunity.
Bhattacharya S, Srinivasan K, Abdisalaam S, Su F, Raj P, Dozmorov I, Mishra R, Wakeland EK, Ghose S, Mukherjee S, Asaithamby A Nucleic Acids Res. 2017 Feb
NOS2A promoter (CCTTT)n association with TB lacks independent functional correlation amongst Indians.
Jena M, Srivastava AK, Singh RK, Sharma PR, Das PK, Bamezai RN Tuberculosis (Edinb) 2014 Jan 94 1 81-6
Genetic polymorphisms of CCL2, CCL5, CCR2 and CCR5 genes in Sahariya tribe of North Central India: an association study with pulmonary tuberculosis.
Mishra G, Poojary SS, Raj P, Tiwari PK Infect. Genet. Evol. 2012 Jul 12 5 1120-7
Prevalence of smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis in different ethnic groups in India: evaluation of public health.
Raj P, Prakash R, Mishra G, Singh TD, Poojary S, Mehra NK, Tiwari PK Public Health 2012 Apr 126 4 295-9
DAZL 260A > G and MTHFR 677C > T variants in sperm DNA of infertile Indian men.
Kumar K, Venkatesh S, Sharma PR, Tiwari PK, Dada R Indian J. Biochem. Biophys. 2011 Dec 48 6 422-6


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Honors & Awards

  • Best Poster award
    Immunology symposium, Department of Immunology symposium UTSW, Dallas, Texas, USA (2012)
  • Young Scientist Award
    Madhya Pradesh Council of Science & Technology (MPCST), India (2009)
  • Best Poster award
    International conference of Medical and Community Genetics at Department of Hematology, India (2008)
  • Travel award from CSIR and DBT, India
    57th Annual Meeting of American Society of Human Genetics (2007)
  • University Topper Research Scholarship, University Grant Commission (UGC)
    Jiwaji University, Gwalior, M. P. India (2004-2006)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association of Immunologists (AAI) (2013)
  • American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) (2007)
  • Indian Society of Human Genetics (ISHG) (2006)