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Contact-new.svg Dr. Archna Pandey

Employer:Acharya Narendra Dev College, University of Delhi
Other roles:Teaching and Research
Nationality:Flag of India.svg Indian


I, Dr. Archna Pandey am an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences Acharya Narendra Dev College, University of Delhi. My area of specialization is Human Genetic Disorders. I am teaching Human Genetics, Cell Biology, Medical Lab technique and Bio-statistics to the under graduate students. I am also involved in developing e-learning material for the University of Delhi. Recently, we organised a Biology Course Workshop for Life Sciences Part III at Acharya Narendra Dev College.

My Profile

I got my M.Sc degree in Bio-medical Sciences from the University of Delhi. I was awarded a doctorate degree in 2008 on the "Molecular Analysis of Dynamic Mutation- A Study of CGG repeat Instability in Transgenic Mice", also from the University of Delhi. I have done my Ph.D. work at National Institute of Immunology, New-Delhi, India.

My Interests

I am basically a sportsperson. I love all types of water-sports (especially Rafting), Trekking and Hiking. I started an Adventure club in the college for the college students. Over the past few years, we have done various activities with the college students as Wall-climbing, Rock-climbing and Para-sailing. I am a nature lover. I really love traveling to new places, hence i am actively involved in organizing academic trips every year for the college students.

Academic Distinctions

i. Gold Medal for 1st position in B.Sc. (Hons) with Pure Sciences in the college.

ii. Gold Medal for 1st position in B.Sc. (Hons) Biochemistry.

iii. Recipient of the prestigious “CSIR- Catch Them Young” fellowship consecutively for two years during post graduation. CSIR-UGC (NET) qualified (1999).

Participation in Conferences, Seminar, Workshops

1. Know Your Genome, HMG2008, 26 September, 2008

2. Industry Academecia Meet, 17-18 December, 2007

3. Plexus-07, 11 December, 2007

4. National Symposium on New Frontiers in Cell Biology, 29-30 November, 2007

5. 92nd Indian Science Congress, Ahmedabad, 3-7 January, 2005

6. International Conference on Chemistry Biology Interface: Synergistic New Frontiers (CBISNF), 21-26 November, 2004

7. 5th Annual Symposium in Biomedical Sciences, 14-16 April, 2004

8. Bhatnagar Laureates Symposium, 12 July, 2003

9. 4th Annual Symposium in Biomedical Sciences, 13-15 April, 2003

10. 90th Indian Science Congress, Bangalore, 3-7 January, 2003

11. 2nd Annual Symposium in Biomedical Sciences, 11-12 April, 2002

12. 1st Annual Symposium in Biomedical Sciences, 13-14 April, 2001

13. Production of Transgenic and Gene Knockout Animals, 15 Feb-01 March

Contributions to the Corporate Life of the College

A. Curriculum Development

Member of the sub committee of the Committee of Courses of the Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Delhi for the revision of B.Sc.(Hons) Biomedical Sciences syllabus (2007,2008).

B. Cultural/Extra-curricular Activities

i. In charge of Biomedical society “Cathexis” and organized inter college fests (2005, 2006).

ii. Member of Annual event committee and organized various intra college and inter college events (2006, 2008).

iii. Member of committees as Examination, Purchases, Work load, Time table, Library (2004- 2006).

C. Sports/Community and Extension Service

Started an Adventure club in the college where we undertake various adventure activities for students like Wall climbing, Rock climbing, Rappelling, Parasailing (2006-2007).

D. Administrative Assignments

i. Worked as Teacher-in-Charge for two years during 2004-2006.

ii. Involved in conducting entrance examination and interviews for admission into B.Sc.(Hons) Biomedical Sciences.

iii. Worked as observer (appointed by South Campus) in various university level entrances of the University of Delhi (2006-2008).

E. Others

Participated as resource person in the workshop for Biology Laboratory Course of B.Sc.Programme III year organized by ILLL and ANDC from 21-24 October, 2008.

My Contributions on Wikieducator

Cell Biology Practice Papers

Genetics Practical Protocols

Human Genetics Practice Papers

My photo gallery

Image:my last day.jpg|This is my last day in the workshop

(Comment.gif: Dear Archna, You have made great progress. Well done. Keep adding content, subpages and hyperlinks. you are on your way to becoming a WikiMaster Warm wishes, --Patricia 21:40, 16 April 2009 (UTC))Cell Biology Practice Papers Genetics Practical Protocols

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Messages from my WikiNeighbours

Dear Dr. Archna,

Warm welcome to the WikiEducator family of educators and learners!

Here at WikiEducator we work together to develop open and free educational content/activity including suitable quality assurance systems for all levels and subjects. Our sustained efforts and unique ways of networking will definitely make us a trusted partner of National Qualifications Frameworks of various countries as well as the evolving Transnational Qualifications Framework

Collaboration is the strength of our community. Therefore don't be shy to ask for learning helps and offer your support <smile>.

Warm Regards
Anil Prasad 09:10, 13 April 2009 (UTC)

(Comment.gif: Hi Dr. Archna, Very happy to see the progress you have made so far. WE has a community certification scheme starting from Apprentice level 1. At the end of this workshop you will be able to gain Apprentice Level 2 or WikiBuddy certification, very easily, based on your performance. We would like to see all of you attain wiki buddy status by the end of this workshop. GO AHEAD! All the best…warm regards…Anil Prasad 16:20, 13 April 2009 (UTC))

Hi Dr. Archna,

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Warm regards
Anil Prasad 15:24, 14 April 2009 (UTC)