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Dr.(Mrs). ASIFA QURESHI

Dr.(Mrs). ASIFA  QURESHI
Dr.(Mrs). ASIFA QURESHI
a_qureshi [at] neeri [dot] res [dot] in
Designation: Scientist
Qualification: Ph.D.(Micro), M.Sc.(Micro)
Specialization: Microbiology
Address: EGD Division, NEERI, Nagpur

Staff Id:

798

Name:


Dr.(Mrs). ASIFA  QURESHI

Designation

Scientist

Qualifications:

M.Sc , PhD (Microbiology)

Division:

Environmental Genomics Division(EGD)

Email-id:

a_qureshi@neeri.res.in

Contact Number Extension:

Dir L. Line : (0712) 2249878

Phone       :(0712) 2249886– 2249885  Ext – 452

Fax  No.    :(0712) 2249900

Research area/ Specialization:

Environmental Microbiology

Major project handled:

Sr. No.

Project Name

1.

Study on microbial diversity and biochemical characterization of non alcoholic fermented products of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh
(DBT, New Delhi funded project)

2.

Development of microbial consortia for enhancement of plant growth in arid and semi arid regions of Saline Desert, Kachch (DST, New Delhi funded project)

3.

Metagenomic insight to water biofilm formation and dispersal(CSIR XII plan Network project)

Publication:

  • Degradation of 4-nitroaniline by Stenotrophomonas strain HPC 135’ Asifa Qureshi, Vinita Verma, Atya Kapley, Hemant J. Purohit ‘
  • International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 60, 2007, 215-218
  • In-situ bioremediation of organochlorine pesticide contaminated microcosm soil and evaluation by gene probe.  Asifa Qureshi, M Mohan, Gajanan Kanade, Atya Kapley, Hemant J Purohit, Pest Management Science, 65, 2009 , 798-804
  • Degradation of 2,4,6-Trinitrophenol (TNP) by Arthrobacter sp. HPC1223 Isolated from Effluent Treatment Plant, Asifa Qureshi, Atya Kapley, Hemant J Purohit, Indian Journal of Microbiology: Volume 52, Issue 4 2012, 642-647 (DOI 10.1007/s12088-012-0288-5)
  • Degradation kinetics of resorcinol by Enterobacter cloacae isolate, Marissa R Jablonski, Shraddha Shaligram, Asifa Qureshi, Hemant Purohit, John R Riesel, Rani El-Hajjar, African Journal of Microbiology Research 2012
  • Genome Sequence of Alcaligenes sp. Strain HPC1271, Atya Kapley, Sneha Sagarkar, Himgouri Tanksale, Nandita Sharma, Asifa Qureshi, Anshuman Khardenavis, Hemant J. Purohit January/February 2013 Volume 1 Issue 1 e00235-12  Genome Announcements
  • ‘Genome Sequence of  Probiotic Lactobacillus plantarum EGD-AQ4 Asifa Qureshi, Yogeshwari Itankar, RamKrishna Ojha, Manabendra Mandal, Anshuman Khardenavis, Atya Kapley, Hemant J. Purohit Jan/Feb 2014 ‘, Genome Announcement, Vol 2, Issue 1, e01122-13
  • Genome of two clinical isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from Odisha, India Mohammed Majid, Narendra Kumar, Asifa Qureshi, Priyadarshini Yerra, Ashutosh Kumar, Mandala Kiran Kumar, Suma Tiruvayipati, Ramani Baddam, Sabiha Shaik, Aparna Srikantam Niyaz Ahmed, Genome Announcement, March/April 2014, Volume 2, Issue 2 e00199-14
  • Impact of heavy metal contamination in different soil towards microbial characteristics and nutrient availability R.A.Ansari1, D.S.Ramteke, A.A.Qureshi, P.B.Deshbhratar
  • , ESAIJ, 9(8) 2014
  • Draft Genome Sequence of Atrazine-Utilizing Bacteria Isolated from Indian Agricultural Soil Sneha Sagarkar, Pooja Bhardwaj, Trilok C. Yadav, Asifa Qureshi, Anshuman Khardenavis, Hemant J. Purohit, Atya Kapley Jan/Feb 2014 ‘ Genome Announcement, Vol 2, Issue 1, e01122-13
  •  Arid ecosystem: future option for carbon sinks using microbial community intelligence Leena Agarwal, Asifa Qureshi, Vipin Chandra Kalia, Atya Kapley, Hemant J. Purohit and  R. N. Singh, Current Science, VOL. 106, NO. 10, 25 May 2014

Awards/honors:

  • Recognised as an Assistant Professor of the Academy (AcSIR) in the faculty of Biological Sciences (2014)
  • Awarded Short Term Training Program (STTP) grant from DBT, Ministry of Science and Technology in 2004

No. PhD. Students guided.

FOUR

Members of societies/organization

  • Life member of Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI)
  • Life member of Indian Association for Environmental Management (IAEM)