Dr. Jasbeer Chhabra

Sr. Research Scientist

Molecular Diagnostics, R& D

National Reference Laboratory

Dr Lal PathLabs Ltd

Qualification:

  • Ph. D (Biotechnology), Centre for Biotechnology, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, India

Expertise:

  • Over 15 years in the areas of Molecular Biology and Metabolic Engineering

Trainings:

  • NGS – Illumina By Premas Biotech India
  • NGS Based HLA Typing by Immucore USA
  • Bioinformatics in Genetic Diagnosis and Research, PGIMER Chandigarh, ACTREC Cancer Research Institute, Mumbai, and ICGEB Bioinformatics workshop 2003, New Delhi
  • Real time PCR, Abbott India, Delhi
  • Qiasymphony, Qiacube HT, Qiagility, Qiagen India, Delhi
  • Trained HIV Counsellor, NACO India

Key Responsibilities:

  • Designing and Development of New Molecular Tests, Mutations Analysis for Drug Resistant bacteria and viruses, Genotyping through Real Time PCR and Sequencing, Validation of Reports, NGS Panel.

Research & Publications:

  • Bhawsar A, Garg R, Chhabra J., Prasad R, Thatai A, and Bhatnagar R., TBSURE: An Improved Multiplex Real-Time PCR for TB Detection and Differentiation from Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Diseases in Adult Indian Population. Mycobact Dis 2017, 7:1 DOI: 10.4172/2161-1068.1000232
  • Chhabra G., Chaudhary, D., Sainger M. and Jaiwal P.K. Genetic transformation of Lemna minor Indian isolate mediated by Agrobacterium tumefaciens and recovery of transgenic plants. Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plant, 2011, 17(2) 129-136.
  • Chhabra G., Deepika, Aggarwal V. and Jaiwal P.K. “In vitro multiplication of Psoralea corylifolia- an endangered medicinal plant.” MR International J. Engg. Tech. 2009, 1:79-84.
  • Chhabra G., Chaudhary D, Varma M , Sanger M and Jaiwal P. K. ”TDZ-induced direct shoot organogenesis and somatic embryogenesis on cotyledonary node explants of lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.)” Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plant, 2008, 14(4) 347-353.
  • Chhabra G, Singh R. P. and Jaiwal P. K. “Duckweed Biotechnology for Commercial Exploitation” Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plant, 2007, 13(1) 1-7.

Book Chapter:

  • Malhotra K, Chhabra G, Jain R, Sharma V and Kumar S. "Drought and Salinity tolerant biofuel crops for the Thar desert" in the in Plant Acclimation to Environmental Stress Springer Science, NY, USA. 2013.

Science articles:

  • Chhabra, G., Pathange, P., Zafer, I.M., Harihar, S., Rodrigues, H., Sonkar, S.P., Khan, M.S. and Goswami, U. 2003. "A glimpse of pollution studies in Green mussel" in "Sagar Bodh" Published by National Institute Of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa.
  • Roshan, B.P., Sonkar, S.P., Khan, M.S., Zafer, I.M., Chhabra, G., Harihar, S., Rodrigues, H., Ganguly, A., Pathange, P. and Goswami,U. 2003. "Molecular genetic database search” in "Sagar Bodh" Published by National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa
  • Zafer, I.M., Chhabra, G., Rodrigues, H., Harihar, S., Khan, M.S., Pathange, P., Roshan, B.P. and Goswami, U. 2003. "Chromosomes of marine animals and their role in heredity" in "Sagar Bodh "Published by National Institute Of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa.
  • Sonkar, S.P., Zafer, I.M., Chhabra, G., Rodrigues, H., Harihar, S., Khan, M.S., Pathange, P., Roshan, B.P. and Goswami, U. 2003. "Thermophilic microbes and their industrial uses" in "Sagar Bodh "Published by National Institute Of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa.
  • Khan, M.S., Pathange, P., Zafer, I.M., Harihar, S., Rodrigues, H., Sonkar, S.P., Chhabra, G. and Goswami,U. 2003. "Genetic studies of lactic acid bacteria in Probiotics" in "Sagar Bodh "Published by National Institute Of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa.
  • Harihar, S., Rodrigues, H., Pathange, P., Khan, M.S., Chhabra, G. Sonkar, S.P., Zafer, I.M., Roshan, B.P. and Goswami, U. 2003. "Gene prospecting for coral genome conservation" in "Sagar Bodh" Published by National Institute Of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa.
  • Rodrigues, H., Pathange, P., Khan, M.S., Zafer, I.M., Sonkar, S.P., Chhabra, G., Harihar, S. and Goswami,U. 2003. "Pollution effect of pesticide dichlorovors on chromosomes of oysters" in "Sagar Bodh" Published by National Institute Of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa.