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Neha Goswami

 
Full Name: Neha Goswami
Position Sought: Embryologist
Primary Language: English
Address: Ahmedabad
Gujarat
India
382481
Telephone: 97243-25582
E-mail: Contact Neha
 Profile and objectives
I have embryology experience of 2.5 years and 6 years in translational research. I would like to continue my career as an embryologist.
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Neha V. Goswami

 

A 1101 Pinecrest Godrej Garden City Near Jagatpur Road Ahmedabad-382470

Phone: +91 972 432 5582

Gender : Female

OBJECTIVE

Being an Embryologist, I would like to add value to the human race by providing my skills. Over 2.5 years of experience as an embryologist in Nova IVF fertility Center

Over 6 years of experience in Microbiology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Virology and Mammalian cell cultures

QUALIFICATIONS OVERVIEW

 

Well-trained and highly skilled Research Associate with a cumulative research experience of more than 6 years spared across following disciplines –

Almost three years in Translational Research Laboratory performing research in Basic Mechanisms of development and oncogenesis in the Hematolymphoid system

 

Three years in Microbiology & Immunology Laboratory One year in Biochemistry Laboratory

Experienced and proficient in various research techniques:Protein Biochemistry: Agarose gel electrophoresis, SDS-PAGE, Western Blotting and Paper chromatography

PCR, Genotyping, primer sequencing, designing primers, Proliferations assays

 

Tumor animal models (Five years experience): Tumor cell line implantation, tumor size measurements, sub- cutaneous injections in mice, mice bleeds, serum titer analysis, weaning of Mice & Rats, Breeding , Scoring Phage display technology involving single chain antibody libraries and peptide libraries

Well-Trained for three years in working with large repositories of rats and mice. Have extensive experience of working with more than 1500 rats and 300 mice

 

Experienced in various Immunological techniques like Immunohistochemistry, Immunofluorescence, ELISA and Flow cytometry; Lucifease assays; Real time qPCRs; Fluorescent Microscopy

Ability to multi-task between various research projects, meticulous data management and record keeping Trained in critical evaluation of data and manuscripts

 

Professional Research Experience

 

Embryologist, under the guidance of Dr Manish Banker

Nova IVF Fertility, Ahmedabad, India                                                                   August 2017-Present

 

Research Associate II, under the guidance of Dr Dinesh Rao

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA                                            July’10 – October’12

 

Actively worked on how microRNAs regulate hematopoietic development and cancer

Some of the notable projects that I exclusively worked on – Micro RNAs in Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)

 

& Gene expression changes as a function of miRNA expression

Research Assistant, under the guidance of Dr Percio Gulko

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, New York, USA                                               July 2009- Feb 2010 Actively worked on identifying the gene causing Rheumatoid Arthritis using large repositories of Rats and Mice

Research Associate, under the guidance of Dr Raj Tiwari

New York Medical College, New York, USA                                                                     July’07 – June’09 Actively involved in initiating and designing research project aimed at

identification of peptides, using peptide and single chain antibody phage display technology, with the potential of developing these peptides into cancer and infectious disease vaccines

 

Selection of Adjuvants for optimal immune response against a promising peptide cancer vaccine

Participated in Poster Presentation held at Graduate Student Research Forum at New York Medical College, USA aimed at identifying an optimal adjuvant to be used in combination with a therapeutic peptide for prostate cancer by using phage display technology

 

Research Trainee, under the guidance of Dr Kaid Johar

Iladevi Cataract Research Centre, Ahmedabad, India                                                      May’06 – Dec’06

 

Actively worked on a research project aimed at studying the effect of Metabolic stress on cultured bovine lens epithelial cells

 

Research Trainee, under the guidance of Dr Prabhudas Patel

Gujarat Cancer Research Institute, Ahmedabad, India                                                                           2005

 

Actively worked on Dissertation research project aimed at ‘Study of Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) as a prognostic indicator in Breast Cancer’. When cancer has progressed to metastasis, there are various known markers like MMP-2 & MMP-9 levels to predict the metastatic potential which help in judging the progress of metastasis.

 

PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS

 

‘MicroRNA-146a modulates B-cell oncogenesis by regulating Egr1’ - Oncotarget 2015

Jorge R. Contreras, Jayanth Kumar Palanichamy, Tiffany M. Tran, Thilini R. Fernando, Norma I. Rodriguez-

Malave, Neha Goswami , Valerie A. Arboleda, David Casero, Dinesh S. Rao

 

‘Identification of peptide mimotopes of gp96 using single chain peptide library’’- Cell Stress and Chaperons 2010 Shanmugam A, Suriano R, Goswami N, Chaudhuri D, Ashok BT, Rajoria S, George AL, Mittelman A, Tiwari RK

 

‘Chaperone proteins as pan antigen depots for identification of immunotherapeutic peptide mimics.’

Suriano R, Goswami NV, Shanmugam A, Geliebter J, Mittelman A, Chaudhuri D, Tiwari RK. Proceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research 49, Abstract # 5314 (2008)

‘Peptide mimotopes as multivalent cancer therapeutic vaccines.’

Robert Suriano, Arulkumaran Shanmugam, Neha Goswami, Debabrata Banerjee, Jan Geliebter, Abraham Mittelman, Raj K. Tiwari. Proceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research, Abstract # 302 (2009)

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

 

Post Graduate Diplma in Clinical Embryology                                                           May 2019- ongoing Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India

 

MS (Microbiology & Immunology)                                                                                        June 2009

New York Medical College, New York, USA

MS (Biochemistry)                                                                                                                  June 2006

Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India

 

B.Sc. (Biochemistry with vocational Biotechnology                                                              June 2002

St. Xavier’s College, Gujarat University, India

 

SKILLS

ANDROLOGY: Semen analysis, Sperm preparation for IUI/IVF/ICSI/ TESA sample, Sperm function tests, Semen cryopreservation and banking, Quality control and record maintenance in Andrology laboratory

Embryology: In vitro fertilization, In vitro maturation, Micromanipulation: Handling and troubleshooting of micromanipulator, Preparation of gametes for ICSI, Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), Laser assisted hatching, Cryopreservation, Embryo transfer, IMSI

Additional Skills :

CASA, DNA damage assessment in spermatozoa, Identification, scoring and culturing of oocytes and embryos, Ovarian and testicular tissue cryopreservation, Time lapse imaging technique, Cytogenetic analysis of spermatozoa, oocytes and embryo, Sperm functional analysis, Cleaning and maintenance of laboratory equipments, Data management and interpretation, Risk management and troubleshooting in ART, Quality control procedures in ART

 

Laboratory/Research

Cell culture, Agarose Gel Electrophoresis, SDS-PAGE, Western blot analysis, Paper chromatography, ELISA, immuno-precipitation, flow cytometry, Immunohistochemistry, Immunofluorescence, PCR, Genotying, DNA & RNA purification, c DNA purification, peptide and single chain antibody (scFv) Phage display technology, isolation of bone marrow derived murine macrophages and dendritic cells,Fibroblasts cells extensive experience with tumor animal models

 

Computer skills

Operating systems: Windows Vista, windows XP, Software Application Experience

Microsoft Office Suite softwares, Adobe Applications, Imaging software for flow cytometry, Gel documentation, Vector NTI software

 

Language skills

Good command over verbal and written English

 

 

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

Gujarat Cancer Research Institute, Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad                                                    1999

 

  • Attended Summer Training in Pathology Laboratory Industrial Training Unit,

St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad                                                                                                   2000

  • Develop the hand skill at Plant Tissue Culture. Worked on Micropropogation of Monstera plant and Lettuce.

St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat University, India                                                       2001

  • Entrepreneurship project during final year of Graduation. Proposal for production of Agar from Seaweed Gelidium

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES

Kendriya Vidyalaya, Central School, Nasirabad, India                                                                 1995

  • Participated in Zonal Sports Meet for Hockey and secured second position.

Indian Red Cross Society, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India                                                                 2004

  • Extended honorary service for Blood Group/Donation Camp on the occasion of WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY.

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