Faculty Profile

Name Dr. Kavita Singh
Designation
EMail ksinghevs@gmail.com, kavitabiochem12@gmail.com
Educational Qualifications
Degree/Diploma/Any Other Course Year Subjects/Specialization University/Institution
B.Sc. 2005 Life Sciences University of Delhi
M.Sc. 2007 Biochemistry MDU
Ph.D. 2013 Environment Studies University of Delhi
Ph.D. HISTORY JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY
Career Profile
Institution Designation Duration Role(s) Performed
NRCPB Research Associate 8 Months Research
Mata Sundri College for Women Assistant Professor Employed Teaching : 1/9/2014 to till date
Publications
  • P. Sharmila, M.L.V. Phanindra, Firoz Anwar, Kavita Singh, Shipra Gupta, P. Pardha Saradhi. Targeting prokaryotic choline oxidase into chloroplasts enhance the potential of photosynthetic machinery of plants to withstand oxidative damage. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 47 (2009): 391-395. [ISSN: 0981-9428]
  • Kavita Singh and Meenakshi Sinha Swami. Ecovision for a green growth: Towards a Renewable Energy Future. Advances in Economics and Business Management (AEBM). Vol. 2, Num 8 (2015): 828-833. [Print ISSN: 2394 – 1545; Online ISSN: 2394 – 1553]
  • Kavita Singh and Meenakshi Sinha Swami. Vision of Urban Agriculture towards Biodiversity Richness. Journal of Agroecology and Natural Resource Management (JANRM). Vol. 2, Num 4 (2015): 290-295. [Print ISSN: 2394-0786; Online ISSN: 2394-0794]
  • Meenakshi Sinha Swami, Kavita Singh* and S P Srivastava. Prerequisite for Water Resource Management in India: A Critical Review. Asian journal of multidisciplinary studies. Vol. 3, Issue 10, October 2015. . [Print ISSN: 2348-7186; Online ISSN: 2321-8819]
  • Kavita Singh. Solar and Wind renewable energy progress in India through policy updates. International Journal of Development Research (IJDR). Vol. 06, Issue, 01, pp. 6433-6438, January, 2016 [ISSN: 2230-9926]
  • Meenakshi Sinha Swami, Kavita Singh* and S P Srivastava. Permaculture in Asia and the Pacific: A path towards Sustainability. International Journal of Current Research and Academic Review. Volume 4 Number 2 (February-2016) pp. 25-38 [ISSN: 2347-3215].
  • P. Pardha Saradhi, P. Sharmila and Kavita Singh. Synthetic merBps gene-organomercurial system is ideal for selecting transformed cells and raising transgenics. Indian Patent official journal. Issue No.03/2016; dated 15/01/2016 pg. 15.
  • P. Pardha Saradhi, P. Sharmila and Kavita Singh. Synthetic merB gene for apt expression in plants to detoxify organomercurials. Indian Patent official journal. Issue No.03/2016; dated 15/01/2016 pg. 13.
  • Kavita Singh, P. Sharmila, P. Ananda Kumar, Vikrant Nain and P. Pardha Saradhi. Fabrication and effective expression of the synthetic merBps gene in tobacco for bioremediation of organomercurials. Plant Cell Reports (under review).
  • P. Sharmila, P. Kusuma Kumari, Kavita Singh, Anuradha Sharma, N.V.S.R.K. Prasad and P. Pardha-Saradhi Cadmium toxicity induced proline accumulation is coupled with iron depletion. Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics (Under Review).
Conference Organization /Presentations
  • Firoz Anwar, P. Sharmila, Kavita Singh, M.L.V. Phanindra and P.Pardha Saradhi. The potential of codA chickpea transgenic genotypes to withstand abiotic stresses is linked to their stronger antioxidant system. Presented at Annual Meeting of Pulse Network (February14-15, 2008) under Indo-Swiss Collaboration In Biotechnology at International Crops Research Institute from the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), India.
  • Kavita Singh, P. Sharmila, P. Ananda Kumar, Vikrant Nain and P. Pardha Saradhi. Construction and effective expression of the synthetic merBps gene in tobacco. Presented at 9th International Phytotechnology Society (IPS) Conference (September 11- 14, 2012), Hasselt University, Belgium.
  • Kavita Singh, P. Sharmila, P. Ananda Kumar and P. Pardha Saradhi. Fabrication and effective expression of the synthetic merBps gene in tobacco. Presented at 7th Annual Convention of Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy (ABAP) & International Conference on Plant Biotechnology, Molecular Medicine & Human Health (October 18-20, 2013), Department of Genetics, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi -110 021, India
  • Kavita Singh participated in CII-MEA (Confederation of Indian Industry- Ministry of External Affairs ) “Energy Security Conference” on 9 January 2015 at Hotel Lalit, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi.
  • Kavita Singh participated in India-Japan Energy Forum 2015 “Conference on Smart Community and Clean Coal Technology ” 29 April, 2015 at Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi, India
  • Kavita Singh and Meenakshi Sinha Swami. Ecovision for a green growth: Towards a Renewable Energy Future. International Conference on Leadership Strategies for Management of Marketing, Accounting, Business, Entrepreneurship, Economics and Tourism (MABET- 2015), organized by “Krishi Sanskrti”, held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, on 27th and 28th June, 2015.
  • Kavita Singh and Meenakshi Sinha Swami. Vision of Urban Agriculture towards Biodiversity Richness. The international conference on integrating climate, crop, Ecology-The emerging areas of agriculture, horticulture, livestock, fishery, forestry, biodiversity and Policy issues, organized by “Krishi Sanskrti”, held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, on 18th and 19th July, 2015.
  • Kavita Singh participated in the 8th Bio-Energy Summit 2015; BIO-ENERGY: THE NEXT GENERATION on 17th November 2015 at The Ballroom, The Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel, 19 Ashoka Road, New Delhi 100 001.
  • Kavita Singh participated in Fourth “Energy Security Conference” 2015 at Hotel Shangri-La, New Delhi 110001 on 17th December, 2015.
  • Kavita Singh participated in a Conference & Exhibition on “The Road Map to Low-Carbon Economy” on Wednesday, 20th January, 2016 at the Ball Room, Hotel Lalit, Barakhamba Avenue, Connaught Place, New Delhi. This conference was organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit, a German foundation.
  • Kavita Singh participated in two day conference “Green Educators’ Network: 1st Knowledge Conclave for Colleges and Universities” at Gulmohar Hall: India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi on January 28 – 29, 2016.
  • Kavita Singh participated in the conference “The forgotten solar: Solar thermal and its development” at Magnolia Hall: India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi on Thursday – February 4, 2016.
Awards & Distinctions
  • Senior Research Fellowship from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Scholarships from Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, Teen Murti House, New Delhi.
  • UGC-National Eligibility for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Eligibility for Lectureship held on 24th June 2012, (JRF) [Roll No. 17891137] with 80.57 %.
Other activities
  • Workshop cum training on “Computational Techniques for Biological Data Mining” organised during 24th – 26th March 2014 at AKMU (Agricultural Knowledge Management Unit), IARI, New Delhi -12. The program was sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.
  • Workshop on “ Safe use of unsealed Radiation Sources” at the Nuclear Research Laboratory, IARI, New Delhi from 11th-12th March 2014.
  • Workshop cum training on “Hands on training cum capacity building workshop for photosynthesis assessment methods and data interpretation” with A grade organized during 9th -28th February 2015 at Department of Botany, University of Delhi, Delhi.
  • Workshop on “Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Industrial Lubrication” in Juniper Hall, India Habitat Center (IHC), New Delhi on 31st July 2015. The workshop was sponsored by CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) and BEE (Bureau of Energy Efficiency).
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