Dr. Nasreen Akhtar - ICMR-National Institute of Malaria Research - India ūüŹÜ

Professional Profiles:

Early Academic Pursuits :

She commenced her academic journey with a Bachelor of Science degree, specializing in Botany, Chemistry, and Zoology from Bundelkhand University, Uttar Pradesh. She further pursued her passion for life sciences, earning a Master's degree with a specialization in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology from Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi. Her educational pursuit culminated in a Ph.D. in Biotechnology (Life Science) from Indira Gandhi National Open University, where her research focus began to take shape.

Professional Endeavors :

Her professional journey is distinguished by her dedicated service at the National Institute of Malaria Research (ICMR), New Delhi. Starting as a Project Assistant, she steadily advanced through various roles, contributing significantly to projects focused on vector surveillance, epidemiological analysis of diseases like Dengue and Zika, ecological changes impacting malaria vectors, and evaluation of diagnostic tests for diseases like Malaria and COVID-19. Her expertise spans a wide array of techniques in molecular biology, entomology, and disease surveillance.

Contributions and Research Focus in Genetics and Molecular Biology:

Her research has been pivotal in understanding the impact of ecological changes on malaria vectors in the North-Eastern states of India. Her extensive surveys and analyses revealed crucial insights into the dynamics of vector species replacement, transmission patterns, and disease epidemiology. Additionally, her contributions to projects involving vector surveillance for diseases like Zika, JEV, and Dengue have been instrumental in identifying high-risk areas and devising effective control strategies.

Accolades and Recognition :

She has been acknowledged for her significant contributions to the field of vector biology, Genetics and Molecular Biology and disease surveillance. Her noteworthy achievement includes the completion of her Ph.D. in Biotechnology (Life Science) in 2017, showcasing her dedication to advancing scientific knowledge.

Impact and Influence :

Through her extensive work in vector biology and disease surveillance, She has played a crucial role in shaping strategies for disease control and prevention. Her research outcomes have provided valuable insights into the dynamics of disease transmission, influencing policy decisions and interventions aimed at mitigating the spread of vector-borne diseases.

Legacy and Future Contributions :

Her legacy lies in her commitment to unraveling the complexities of vector biology, Genetics and Molecular Biology and disease transmission. Her future contributions are anticipated to further delve into understanding disease dynamics, exploring innovative diagnostic techniques, and devising sustainable strategies for vector-borne disease control, leaving a lasting impact on public health initiatives.


A total of 2772 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of her research within the academic community.

                   Citations            2115          657
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Notable Publications :

Nasreen Akhtar | Genetics and Molecular Biology | Best Researcher Award

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