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Dr. Parul Chowdhury is an experienced and accomplished Assistant Professor with around 9 years of teaching and research experience post Ph.D. She is currently working at the Institute, where she is involved in teaching courses on Plant Biotechnology, Plant Secondary Metabolites, Microbiology, and Bacteriology. Dr. Chowdhury has a strong background in research, having worked in the reputed International project "India Initiative on Tomato Genome sequencing” (IITGS) at NIPGR, New Delhi, during her Ph.D and published her research in international journals.
Her research interests lie in the areas of plant biotechnology and plant tissue culture, with a focus on studying abiotic stress tolerance in plants, understanding the role of small RNA in growth and development, and using treated wastewater to grow vegetables organically.
Dr. Chowdhury has been recognized for her work through awards such as the Science Academies' Summer Research Fellowship Programme for teachers, the Best paper award in National Life science article writing competition by Centre of Excellence in Life Sciences, and the first prize in poster presentation at the International e-Conference on “Recent Advancements and Applications in Plant Biologics (IRAAPB – 22)”.
In addition to her research and teaching, Dr. Chowdhury also holds administrative responsibilities as the Academic & Examination Coordinator and In- charge of the organic garden & Hydroponics. Outside of work, she enjoys practicing yoga, traveling, listening to music, and reading.