Fellowship & Membership
Short term Fellowship-Medical Genetics, York Hill Hospital, Glasgow, U.K.
Indian Society of Human Genetics (ISHG).
Indian Academy of Paediatrics-Genetics Specialty Chapter.
Bangalore Society of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.
Indian Society of Inborn errors of Metabolism.
Indian Society of Prenatal Diagnosis & Therapy
Field of Expertise
Over 16 years of extensive experience in the field of Medical Genetics Prenatal diagnosis & Genetic counseling
Genetic diagnosis of Down syndrome, Autism, β-Thalassemia, Haemophilia, Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) & Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) etc.
Genetic counseling in consanguinity, recurrent abortions, Infertility, Pre- implantation Genetic Screening Test (PGT), Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening (NIPT/NIPS)
Expertise in Karyotyping, FISH study, Double/Quadruple study, Chromosomal Microarray & Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)
Risk assessment in Hereditary cancer disorders like Breast & Ovarian cancer
Awards & Achievements
Faculty for the Certificate course in Genetic Counselling (MAHE)
Recognized Guide for PhD in Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE)
Guided PhD, M.Phil & MSc students & trained students for Genetic counselling
Received IBM Sponsorship of CAS Project expenses towards clinical research
Conducted a public awareness program on World Thalassemia Day (May 18) & World Down syndrome day (Mar 19)
Organized CME on “Integrating Genomics into Clinical Practice” (Jul 18) & “Autism awareness day” (Apr 19)
Published papers in National & International journal & CHAPTER IN BOOK-“Genetics in Congenital Heart Disease” In “A Comprehensive Approach to Congenital Heart Disease (A Lifelong Odyssey)” Jaypee brothers, ISBN 978-93-5090-267-7
Talks & Publications
Hereditary Cancer Syndrome” 6th National Level Conference of Association of Medical Biochemists Karnataka Chapter in AMBKCCON-2019, Mysore, Sep 19
“Genetic Counseling with Interesting Case scenarios” in 4th Annual conference of 3MGM2019, Chennai, Sep 19
“Lessons learned from Exome Sequencing & Cell-Free DNA” in Essential of Genetics in Obstetric Practice organized by Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Bangalore, Dec 18.
“Prenatal genetic diagnosis: medical facts about the diagnosis, the probable course of the disorder, and available management” in the Genetics Workshop organized by NIMHANS, Apr 18