Dr. Monica Jain is Professor and Head of the Life Science Department. She is also the Course Coordinator for Biosciences (Undergraduate Programme) and is working with Maharaja Ranjit Singh College of Professional Sciences since 2003. She is a registered Guide in Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya for Life Sciences and has also served as visiting faculty for School of Life Sciences, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore.
Dr. Jain was awarded with
Doctoral degree in 2010,
her work entitled “Regeneration and effect of spectral quality and UV light on
morphogenesis and production of secondary metabolites in Bacopamonniera”. In her Post-Graduation she secured first position
in merit list and was awarded with ‘Gangrade Award’ for securing highest
percentage in Botany.
Dr. Jain is appointed as ‘Mentor’ for the prestigious “Inspire Award Scheme” launched by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. She is also a Life time fellow member of International Society of Biotechnology and International Science Congress Association.
Dr. Monica Jain worked as Coordinator for the MOOCs program “Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering and Plant Tissue Culture” atSwayamand has delivered online lectures at UGC-Consortium for educational communication (CEC) launched by MHRD Govt of India.
Her radio talks are also broadcasted at Akashwani under the theme “Biotechnology kaAdbhutSansar”.
Dr. Jain has research collaboration with “Nuclear Agriculture & Bio Technology Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre” India. She has successfully completed two research projects funded from Madhya Pradesh Biotechnology Council and Madhya Pradesh Council of Science and Technology, Bhopal respectively. She has various national/international publications and conference presentations to her credit. Her students have received Young Scientist best oral presentation award at 1st Young scientist Congress (2015), Best research poster award at 4th ISC (2014) and at XXXIII PTCA(I) (2012) respectively. She has guided various M.Sc. and M. Phil. dissertation.
Dr. Jain has authored a lab manual “Plant tissue culture- Lab practices made easy” for undergraduate and post graduate students. She is actively involved in leading various co-curricular and extracurricular activities for all round development of students.