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Kaiser Jamil

Country of origin: India Currently in: India, india General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background


1971 Doctorate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

In vitro techniques to evaluate genotoxicity and cytotoxicity of pesticides and drugs; Use of PCR and SSCP (Polymerase Chain Reaction and Single Stranded Conformation Polymorphism) techniques to amplify certain genes and determine their polymorphism, specially in breat cancer and leukemia patients; Use of bioinformatics tools to determine structure of the modified gene products.

Current profession

Dr. Mrs. Kaiser Jamil is a former Director Grade Scientist of CSIR- IICT, having worked in renowned Institutions like and CCMB (premier Institute of CSIR), and as PDF at the University of Sydney (Australia) and as CNRS Scientist at University of Paris (France). Presently she is HOD of Genetics Department at Mahavir Hospital and Research Centre, Hyderabad. During her 4 decades of Research career, she has guided 45 Research scholars for PhD degree and more than 100 PG and Graduate students for project work. She has published more than 300 papers in National and International peer reviewed journals, and Keeping track of her citations ResearchGate listed her score of 41.05, with 4,243, Citations, which she continues to score, also in Google Scholar. She has several awards and honors to her credit, and she is a life member and Fellow of several Academies, Scientific Associations and Academic Societies in which she is holding executive positions. She was one of the top 20 Scientists of the country to be honoured with the Award of “Modern Medicare” for her work in cancer research in the area of Pharmacogenomics. She has been a Task force member in committee’s at the Department of Biotechnology (DBT)- New Delhi, Govt of India, and DNES, New Delhi and Advisor at Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)- Govt. of India- New Delhi, she was honoured with the Lupin Visiting Fellowship Award by ICT- Mumbai- Jan2011, and received Distinguished Scientist Award from Pentagram Research Centre in Feb 2012 and was honoured as FELLOW of EMSI in July2012. And she is a Fellow of the World Academy of Medical Sciences (FWAMS) (Netherlands). She has travelled widely to different countries as President of OWSD and also for International Conferences, and as Resourse person. She is life member of IWSA (and past convener of Hyderabad chapter). She is the first woman from India to be elected as President of Organization of Women In Science for the Developing World- (OWSD) with it head quarters in Trieste- Italy which she served from 2005-2010, with a National Chapter of OWSD for Indian women Scientists. She is engaged in Cancer Biology Projects with an aim to discover Biomarkers. She is on the Editorial board of 5 prestigious journals and Reviewer of several journals. Her Passion: “Human dimensions: A vision for Sharing, Learning and Transforming”.


Indian Women Scientists Association
Society of Biological Chemists of India
Electron Microscopic Society
Environmental Mutagenic Society
OWSD 6th General Assembly certificate: download

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