Dr Jitender Kumar

Asst. Professor (Grade - II)

Amity Institute of Biotechnology
 
  • Academic Area

    Genetics and Molecular Biology

    Bioinformatics

    Genomics and Proteomics

  • Qualifications

    Graduation : B.Sc(Medical)-1999,C R A College

    Post Graduation : M.Sc(Genetics)-2002,Department of Biosciences

    Doctorate : Ph.D.(Biotechnology)-2009,Institute of Genomics and Integrtaive Biology

  • Experience

    21 Sep 2015 - Present
    Asst. Professor (Grade - II),
    Amity Institute of Biotechnology

    01 Jan 2013 - 30 Apr 2015
    Post doctoral Fellow,
    Uppsala University, Sweden,


    02 May 2011 - 31 Dec 2012
    Post doctoral Fellow,
    Karolinska Institutet, Sweden,


    01 Mar 2009 - 30 Apr 2011
    Post doctoral Fellow,
    Lund University, Sweden,


  • Current Courses Taught

    Applied Biostatistics

    Applied Biostatistics for Biotechnologists

    Applied Mathematics & Bio-Statistics

    Basic Bioinformatics

    Basic Biostatistics

    Big Data for Life Science

    Clinical Data Management and SAS

    Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    Research Methodology in Biosciences and Biotechnology

    Statistical Methods and Sas

  • Publications

    Homocysteine levels are associated with MTHFR A1298C polymorphism in Indian population ,
    Elsevier

    Detection of differential gene copy number using denaturing high performance liquid chromatography ,
    Elsevier

    The common genetic variant upstream of INSIG2 gene is not associated with obesity in Indian population ,
    Wiley

    Detection of altered global DNA methylation in coronary artery disease patients ,
    Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

    No evidence of a causal relationship between plasma homocysteine and type 2 diabetes: A Mendelian randomization study ,
    Frontier

    Glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP) and GIP receptor (GIPR) genes: An association analysis of polymorphisms and bone in young and elderly women ,
    Elsevier

    Influence of persistent organic pollutants on the complement system in a population-based human sample ,
    Elsevier

    Persistent Organic Pollutants and Liver Dysfunction Biomarkers in a Population-based Human Sample of Men and Women ,
    Science Direct

    Vitamin B12 deficiency is associated with Coronary artery disease in Indian population ,
    De Grutyer

    Persistent Organic Pollutants and Inflammatory Markers in a Cross-Sectional Study of Elderly Swedish People: The PIVUS Cohort

  • Activities

    Received a travel award of 18,000 Swedish Kronor from the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation, Sweden to attend the 63rd Annual ASHG Meeting held in Boston, USA during October, 2013.

    Received a travel award of 18,000 Swedish Kronor from the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation, Sweden to attend the 62nd Annual ASHG Meeting held in San Francisco, USA and Scientific Sessions 2012 meeting by American Heart Association held in Los Angeles, USA during November, 2012.

    Received a travel award of 12,000 Swedish Kronor from the Karolinska Institutet Fonder, Stockholm, Sweden to attend the 62nd Annual ASHG Meeting held in San Francisco, USA and Scientific Sessions 2012 meeting by American Heart Association held in Los Angeles, USA during November, 2012.

    Received a travel award of 16,850 Swedish Kronor from the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation, Sweden to attend the “EPI | NPAM 2012 Scientific Sessions” meeting held in San Diego, USA during March, 2012

    Won the “Best Poster” award in the “XXXIII Annual Conference of the ISHG and International symposium on: Genetics Revisited: the Genomics and Proteomics Advantage” conference held in Visakhapatnam, India during Feb, 2008.

    Received a travel award of Rs 30,000 from the Department of Biotechnology, India to attend the HUGO’s 12th Human Genome Meeting” held in Montreal, Canada during May, 2007.

  • Short Description

    I have done my PhD in Biotechnology from Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biotechnology, Delhi and University of Pune, Pune.