Prof. (Dr.) Sheetal Bhasin
Head Biotech Dept.
Ph.D., M.Sc. (Microbiology), DST

Dr. Sheetal Bhasin is working with Maharaja Ranjit Singh College of Professional Sciences since 1997. She is a Professor of Microbiology and is heading the Department of Biosciences. She has a teaching experience of 15 years and research experience of 7 years. Her areas of interest are Fermentation technology, Immunology and Medical Microbiology. She is actively engaged in research on characterization, biodiversity, production of enzymes, primary and secondary metabolites from Actinomycetes.

Dr. Sheetal Bhasin holds graduation and post graduation degree in Microbiology with distinction. She also holds a Diploma in Software Technology. She worked on optimization of methodology for fermentative production of Glucose Isomerase from Streptomyces species for her doctoral degree.

Dr. Sheetal Bhasin has registered 16S rRNA sequence of two indigenously isolated Streptomycetal cultures at National Centre for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). She has varied research publications and conference presentations on production of bioactive compounds and enzymes by Actinomycetes at national and international level.

Dr. Sheetal Bhasin has guided more than 24 post graduate research projects and numerous under graduate research projects. She is a life member of various scientific organizations such as Association of Microbiologists of India, Biotechnological Research Society of India and Indian Science Congress. She has attended more than twenty conferences and workshops. She is also an active member of Microbiology Board of Studies, Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidyalaya, Indore.

Dr. Sheetal Bhasin has been the coordinator of Annual Function and various Inter and Intra college cultural activities for several years. She has organized seminars and workshops for college and school students in different areas of Microbial Biotechnology. She has organized various educational tours and taken groups of students to national and international level conferences to inculcate and enhance the interest of youth towards biological sciences.