I did my B.tech in Biotechnology from Jaypee University of Information Technology, Solan, Himachal Pradesh. I did my M.S in Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology from Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB), Bangalore, Karnataka; registered at University of Mysore. I joined the group in 2015 as a computational biologist.
I am registered as a PhD student in the lab. I am interested in studying genetic variation and the mechanisms contributing to it, in bacteria, using comparative, functional and population genomics approaches. My work is funded by Department of Biotechnology (DBT).
My work from the lab (updated frequently):
1) Role of orphan cytosine methyltransferases in introducing Single Nucleotide polymorphisms in bacteria.
2) Comparative genomics of Non-homologous end joining repair in bacteria: an error-prone double strand break repair system. Mohak Sharda, Anjana Badrinarayanan, Aswin Sai Narain Seshasayee. (Manuscript in preparation)
3) Genome scale study of the diversity, antimicrobial resistance and virulence in patient isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae.
When I am not analysing data, I like to Salsa. For all other times, I love to travel, write poems and read.