Scientific Contributions:

* Established 5 breast cancer cell lines of Indian origin, representing various breast cancer types

*Two sporadic breast cancer cell lines represent early onset (<40 years) breast cancers (Established at National Institute of Pathology)

*Two familial cell lines and one sporadic breast cancer cell lines ,  familial breast cancer cell lines represent BRCAx/non-BRCA1/2 group breast cancers (Bagadi SAR, Established at AIIMS)

* First time demonstrated loss of Dab2 and its epigenetic silencing in breast cancer

Previous Affiliations:

M.Sc. Biotechnology:  1997-1999, Andhra University, Visakhapanam-03, India

Ph.D.:  2000-2005, Department of Biochemistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi-29, India

ACSBI -UICC fellow/ Post  Doctoral  fellow: 2010,Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Virginia School of Medicine, USA