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Dr. Amita Jain

CSM Medical University
Shahmeena Road

Brief Biography:

Name: Dr. (Mrs.) Amita Jain
Designation: Professor of Microbiology
Dept. of Microbiology
King George Medical University, Lucknow, 226003, U.P., India.
Educational Qualifications:
1982: MBBS, K.G.M.C., Medicine
1986: MD, K.G.M.C., Pathology and Bacteriology.


Academic positions:

1983 to 1986: Demonstrator, K.G.M.C.
1986 to 1987: Research Officer, K.G.M.C.
1987 to 1988: Senior research officer, K.G.M.C.
1988 to 1990: Lecturer, K.G.M.C.
1990 to 1996: Assistant Professor, K.G.M.C.
1996 to 1998: Associate Professor, K.G.M.C.
1998 till date: Professor, K.G.M.C.


Research interests:

Virology: Diagnosis and pathogenesis of viral infections mainly Arboviruses and Parvo virus

Mycobacteriology: Diagnosis and detection of drug resistance


Any other information:

1. Acute respiratory infections and other diagnostic tests at Medison, Wisconsin, USA
2. Clinical laboratory management and diagnostic techniques at State Laboratory of health and hygeine, Baltimore, MD, USA
3. Molecular Biology at Dept. of Experimental Pathology, Univ. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
4. INCLEN Global meeting XVII and IIDI workshops Bangkok-Thailand
5. INCLEN Global meeting held at Kunming, China from 19 th to23rd Feb. 2003
6. INCLEN global meeting held at Agra, India from 17-21 Feb, 2004
7. Global forum for health research held at Mumbai, India, 13-15 Sept. 2005
8. Session chaired at International winter symposia at CMC Vellore, Dec 2005
9. Visiting scientist at Creighton University, Omaha, delivered a lecture on molecular diagnosis of Tuberculosis, 25th May 2010
10. Attended and Presented paper at ICCAC annual meeting held at Boston, USA on Sept. 13-16, 2010
11. Attended ANISA Second Investigators Meeting Niagara Falls, October 19-22, 2011 as a technical expert
1. Indian Medical Association
2. Indian Immunological Association
3. Indian Society of Parasitologists
4. Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists
5. Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists
6. Indian Public Health Association
7. Founder and executive member of UP Chapter of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists.
8. UP Chapter of Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists.
9. Member Co-opt International Clinical Epidemiology Network
1. Principal Investigator Grade I virus laboratory of Indian Council of Medical Research at Department of Microbiology, CSMMU, Lucknow, UP
2. In Charge Intermediate Reference laboratory, CSMMU, UP, Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program, India
3. Hon Secretary Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists- UP Chapter 2008-2011
4. Member of the editorial board of the Journal of Microbiology and Antimicrobials (JMA) since 3rd September, 2009
Peer Reviewer for Prestigious journals like:
1. Bulletin WHO
2. Journal of Infectious diseases and immunity
3. Global journal of Medical Sciences
4. African Journal of Medical Research
5. Scientific research and Essays
6. International Research Journal of Microbiology,
7. Current microbiology
8. Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences
9. International Research Journal of Microbiology
10. Indian journal of Medical Research
11. Lung India
12. Journal of Medical Microbiology
13. Journal of Microbiology and Antimicrobials
14. Current Science,
15. Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology,
16. Journal of Laboratory Physicians,
17. Open access journal of Academic Journals


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