University of Delhi

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Distinguished Alumni

Over the period of 75 years, the department has contributed many distinguished alumni to the country and to the world. Here are few notable alumni of the department.

Deepmala Sehgal (Batch-1995-1998)

She is currently a Senior Molecular and Quantitative Geneticist at Syngenta, Bracknell, UK, where she will be working on identifying non-target site resistance genes in different weed species. Before joining Syngenta, she was a Wheat Geneticist for 9 years at CIMMYT, Mexico, a world renowned centre working towards food security. At CIMMYT, Deepmala's research led to identification of novel QTL for grain yield in wheat under stress environments and development of breeder's friendly markers for use in trait pipelines at CIMMYT. She has published more than 50 research articles international journals of repute which are well cited in the field of agricultural genetics and genomics.

Pallavi Kshetrapal (Batch 1994-1997)

She completed her Ph.D. from Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology” (2000-2005) and Post-doctoral research at Harvard Medical school with Prof Artavanis-Tsakonas (2005-2013). She is currently working as Assistant Professor at Translational Health Science and Technology Institute since 2013 in the area of maternal and child health to answer research gaps using high throughput state of the art platforms and mechanistic studies using in vitro cell culture systems

Himanshu Pathak (Batch 2009-2012)

Cleared UPSC CSE 2016 and was allocated Indian Information Service (IIS). Currently, working as Deputy Director in the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.

Kavita Vats (Batch 2004-2007)

Scientist at University of Pittsburgh in department of Dermatology , USA.

Rubina Mulchandani (Batch 2010-2013)

Rubina was a college topper and bagged a university rank of 3 overall, in her B.Sc. in Life Sciences from Hansraj. She completed her post-graduation in Clinical Research and is currently pursuing her PhD in Epidemiology from the Indian Institute of Public Health, Public Health Foundation of India, Gurgaon.