Dr. Sandhya have completed her Doctorate of Philosophy degree in medical parasitology from Department of Medical Parasitology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh in july, 2020 with availaing ICMR (JRF &SRF) fellowship (2014 -2019) Mainly she worked in research area of diagnostic test generation  and validation for different parasitic infections diagnosis and molecular parasitology. During her PhD degree she have completed two national project entitled ‘STH Prevalence survey in state of Telangana and Rajasthan in year 2019’ and also she was recommended by her department for International Project work for three times etitled ZooPa “paper writing course’’ during March 2017, in student exchange research project with in ZooPa “Hands on course’’ during January 2016 , ZooPa “ Hands on course’’ on “Analytical techniques for produce and water for parasites’’ held from 17th– 24th june 2015, at the Norwegian university of life science (NMBU) Adamstuen campus, Oslo, Norway. At present her one of on going  intranural project entitled ‘To Study the prevelance of MRSA in nasal microbiota after pandemic in healthcare workers of SGT medical college and research University Budhera, Gurugram’( Sanrachna funded). she have a life time membership of IAMBSS/LM/124. Currently she is  supervising 1 PhD and 4 msc candidate

She was also  awarded as winner in the event chorionits (group naati dance) held in Zenith -2015 at PGIMER, Chandigarh on October 4th 2015.

Name Dr. Sandhya
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification PhD (Medical Parasitology)
Total Year Experience
Email-Id [email protected]
Research Interest
  • Rapid point of care tests generated and validated for different parasitic infections diagnosis.
  • Molecular parasitology: Gene expression studies and host factors responsible for progression of disease to its severe stage.
Technical Skills Microscopy,Culture maintainance, ELISA assay, flowcytometry.

Molecular Techniques

  • Conventional PCR.
  • Real time PCR(Quantitative and Qualitative), Multiplex Real Time.
  • LAMP Assay (Conventional and Real time LAMP), Multiplex LAMP
Proteomics Techniques
  • Gel Staining Techniques
  • Dot Blots, pH meter, spectrophotometer
  • Chromatography (HPLC, Affinity)
Publication 1. John Debenham, Kristoffer Tysnes, Sandhya khunger, Lucy J Robertson, Occurrence of Giardia, Cryptosporidium, and Entamoeba in wild rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) living in urban and semi-rural North-West India, International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 6(1)DOI: 10.1016/j.ijppaw.2016.12.0

2. Sweta jangra, Sandhya Khunger Antimicrobial resistance in Staphylococci among companion livestock as a potential risk for its acquisition by rural community in India., BOOK TITLE: Bovine Science (august ,2021)



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