Dr Maryam Sarwat


Amity Institute of Pharmacy
  • Qualifications

    Graduation : B.Sc(Zoology, Botany, Chemistry)-1997,Lucknow University

    Post Graduation : M.Sc(Zoology)-2000,Aligarh Muslim University

    Doctorate : Ph.D(Biotechnology)-2007,Hamdard University

  • Experience

    06 Sep 2010 - Present
    Amity Institute of Pharmacy

    01 Jul 2007 - 31 Aug 2010
    Post Doctoral Scientist,
    ICGEB, New Delhi,
    New Delhi

    01 Oct 2001 - 31 May 2003
    Jamia Hamdard,
    Hamdard Nagar, New Delhi

    01 Jan 2001 - 30 Sep 2001
    Programme Associate,
    Indian Council of Medical Research Head Quarters, New Delhi,
    New Delhi

  • Current Courses Taught



  • Publications

    Calcium Signals: The versatile decoders of environmental cues ,
    Informa Healthcare

    ISSR: A Reliable and Cost-Effective Technique for Detection of DNA Polymorphism ,
    Springer, USA

    Molecular markers in Medicinal Plant Biotechnology: Past and Present. ,
    Informa Healthcare

    Biogenesis, functions and fate of plant microRNAs. ,
    John Wiley, USA

    Phytohormones and MicroRNAs as Sensors and Regulators of Leaf Senescence: Assigning Macro Roles to Small Molecules ,

    Heterologous Expression of Rice Calnexin (OsCNX) Confers Drought Tolerance in Nicotiana tabacum ,

    Auxin Signalling During Leaf Senescence ,

    Molecular Network of Nitrogen and Sulphur Signaling in Plants. ,

    Signal Transduction and Regulatory Networks in Plant-Pathogen Interaction: A Proteomics Perspective ,

    DNA barcoding, microarrays and next generation sequencing: recent tools for genetic diversity estimation and authentication of medicinal plants. ,
    Taylor and Francis

  • Projects

    Calreticulin and its role in Abiotic Stress Tolerance(Nil)
    To raise Drought tolerant plantsby (DST)

    Functional Validation of Rice Calnexin and its interaction with other proteins(ICGEB, new Delhi)
    To raise stress tolerant plantsby (DBT)

    Development of Nano-formulations(Jamia Hamdard)
    Nanobiotechnologyby (CCRUM)

  • Conferences attended

    6th European Workshop on Leaf Senescence
    Organized By :INRA,

    Indo-US International Congress cum Workshop on IPR
    Organized By :Amity University

    National Conference on Earth and Environment: Pollution and Prevention
    Organized By :Amity University

    National Conference on Climate Change & Environment
    Organized By :VBRI, Jaipur

    Plant Biotechnology, Challenges and Opportunities in 21st Century
    Organized By :Jamia Hamdard

    Advances in Biotechnology
    Organized By :INtegral University,

  • Short Description

    My research focus is on identification of herbal products with the potential to improve human health. Further, enhancement of their potency through nanotechnology and finding the molecular mechanism working behind them.