Name: Jaishree Paul

Country: India


UGC Research Scientist "C" (Professor) School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Phone no: 91-11- 26704156, 09868047466

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UGC Research Scientist 'C' (Professor) School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 110067, India.

Research Interests:

• Interplay between gut bacteria during Inflammatory Bowel disease
• Determination of SNPs in the susceptibility genes of IBD and their association with the disease
• Role of ABC transporters during IBD
• Role of miRNA in modulating disease activity
• Functional analysis of susceptible genes of IBD
• Epidemiology of intestinal parasites- Entamoeba, Giardia and Cryptosporidium


  • Jaishree Paul completed PhD in 1981and presently is a scientist and a Professor of Microbiology in the School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
  • She has 48 research papers in peer reviewed journals and 6 chapters in books. 
  • She is a recipient of FLU foundation and EMBO fellowship for attending and presenting her contribution in the International conferences. 
  • Her research interests are epidemiology of parasites causing diarrheal diseases, interplay between gut bacteria during inflammatory bowel disease, Functional analysis and SNP studies of susceptible genes of IBD. 
  • She is a premier member of ASM.
Awards and recognition:
1. Recipient of Visitor’s Research award by the President of India on 14th march, 2016 on Molecular Parasitology Research.
2. Recipient of University travel grant for attending Gastro-intestinal Microbial ecology conference , 9-11th Nov, 2010 at Kosice, Slovakia.
3. Recipient of FLU foundation fellowship for participating in the Amebasis meeting at the 5th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, 24-28 May, 2007 held at Amsterdam, The Netherlands; 
4. Felicitated by the Vice Chancellor of Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam, India for delivering a lecture in the Human Genetics Department January, 2010