Name: Ghousia Begum

Country: India


CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology

Phone no: 27191377

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CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology                              
(Council of Scientific and Industrial Research)
Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India
Tarnaka, Hyderabad-500007, Telangana, INDIA.

Research Interests:

Environmental physiology, Impact of xenobiotics on Biochemical and Physiological mechanisms of animals.


  • Dr. Ghousia Begum obtained Ph.D from Osmania University and joined CSIR- Indian Institute of Chemical Technology in the year 1998.
  • She has significantly contributed to the field of Ecotoxicology (aquatic toxicology), Biochemical, Molecular and physiological Mechanisms of Toxicity and Environmental Biology.
  • She is actively engaged in developing biomarkers which are very useful to assess and control the risk of long term outcomes associated with exposure to xenobiotics.
  • She is also working on alternative animal models which include lower invertebrates (Dapnia) and vertebrates (Zebra fish and edible fishes) for toxicity evaluation.
  • She has published more than 30 research articles in reputed peer reviewed National and International journals. She has more than 500 citations to her credit.
  • She has been awarded YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARD for the year 1993 by National Environmental Science Academy (NESA), gold medal for academic excellence and SCIENTIST OF THE YEAR AWARD-2012 by NESA. She has edited a book entitled "ECOTOXICOLOGY" published by InTech.
  • She is on the editorial board of 11 International journals, to site a few, Toxicology (Elsevier Science only Indian on the board), journal of environmental chemistry and ecotoxicology. She is Editor of two journals.