Conferences/Workshop/Meetings

Presentation (oral/poster)

  • Measuring DNA repair capacity in human blood cell subtypes using multiplexed functional assays, Department of Environmental Health Research Retreat, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, USA, December 12, 2019 (poster).
  • Measuring DNA repair capacity in human blood cell subtypes using multiplexed functional assays, 65th Radiation Research Soceity Conference, San Diego, California, U.S.A, November 3-6, 2019 (poster).
  • Measuring DNA repair capacity in human blood cell subtypes using multiplexed high throughput assays, HSPH poster day,Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, U.S.A, Apr 25, 2019 (poster).
  • Multiplexed DNA repair assays for measuring repair capacity in human blood cell subtypes, Department of Environmental Health Research Retreat, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, USA, December 10, 2018 (oral and poster).
  • Multiplexed DNA repair assays for measuring repair capacity in human blood cell subtypes, 64th Radiation Research Society Conference, Chicago, Illinois, USA, September 22-26, 2018 (poster).
  • Measuring DNA repair capacity in human blood cells subtypes using Fluorescence Multiplex Host Cell Reactivation (FM-HCR) Assay, Division of Biological Sciences Retreat, Joseph B Martin Conference Center, September 7, 2018 (poster).
  • Measuring DNA repair capacity in human blood cells subtypes using Fluorescence Multiplex Host Cell Reactivation (FM-HCR) Assay, HSPH poster day, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, U.S.A, May 3, 2018 (poster).
  • Exploring Mechanisms of Engineered and Incidental Nanoparticle Genotoxicity using Multiplexed DNA Repair Assays, Harvard-NIEHS Center for Environmental Health Retreat, Boston, MA, USA, October 10, 2017 (flash funding competition, oral).
  • Establishing a Platform for Measuring Responses to Genotoxic Airway Exposures in Human Populations using FM-HCR: Welding Fume Pilot Study, Harvard-NIEHS Center for Environmental Health Retreat, Boston, MA, USA, October 10, 2017 (eposter).
  • Measuring DNA Repair Capacity in Resting Human Lymphocytes using Fluorescence Multiplex Host Cell Reactivation (FM-HCR) Assays, 48th Annual Meeting, Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, September 9-13, 2017(flash talk oral and poster).
  • Radioadaptive response of base excision repair genes and proteins in human resting peripheral blood mononuclear cells exposed to gamma radiation, 12th Biennial Meeting of Indian Society for Radiation Biologists, Institute for Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), New Delhi, India, November 11-13, 2014 (oral).
  • Expression profile of base excision repair genes/ proteins in human peripheral blood lymphocytes in response to ionizing radiation, XXXVIIIth Annual Conference of Environmental Mutagen Society of India (EMSI) & International Symposium on Mutagens & Genetic Diversity for Health & Agriculture at Homi Bhabha National Institute Training school hostel, BARC, Mumbai, India, January 28 – 30, 2013 (poster).
  • Regulation of base excision repair mechanism in human peripheral blood lymphocytes in response to gamma radiation, XXXVIIIth Annual Conference of EMSI & International Symposium on Mutagens & Genetic Diversity for Health & Agriculture at Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology University, Orissa, India, February 24-26, 2012 (poster).
  • Alteration of transcript profiles of cytokines genes in human peripheral blood lymphocytes with ionizing radiation, XXXVIthAnnual Conference of EMSI & International Symposium on Mutagens & Genetic Diversity for Health & Agriculture at Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India, February 4 – 6, 2011 (poster).
  • Radio-adaptive response using transcriptional status of DNA damage response genes in human peripheral blood lymphocytes, 7th International conference on High Levels of Natural Radiation and Radon Areas (7HLNRRA) organized by BARC at The Park Hotel, CBD Belapur, India, November 24-26, 2010 (poster).

 

Co-authored work presented in conference/meeting (Sneh Toprani as Co-Author)

  • Goutam. Siddhartha., Toprani, S.M. and Nagel. Z.D (2019) Exploring the Effects of Aging on DNA Repair Capacity in Healthy Donors, 2nd annual University of Alberta Excellence in Medical Student Research, Alberta, Canada, November 26, 2019 (poster-presented by Sid Goutam-trainee)
  • Perez. G., Toprani, S.M. and Nagel. Z.D (2017) Variation of DNA repair capacity in human cell, 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for minority students (ABRCMS), Phoenix, AZ, USA, November 1-4, 2017 (Best poster award-presented by Glorimar Perez-trainee).
  • Das. B., Shelke. S., Toprani, S.M., et al. (2012) Genetic polymorphism of DNA repair genes (XRCC1, XRCC3, XRCC5, XRCC6, XRCC7, XPD and OGG1) among normal and hypertensive individuals in Indian population: A preliminary study at Human Genome meeting (Genetics and Genomics in Personalised Medicine, Sydney, Australia.) March 11-14, 2012 (Digital poster presentation presented by Dr. (Mrs.) Birajalaxmi Das).

 

Invited Speaker

  • Youth Optimism: What they think?- 3rd IndiaGlobal Summit, BostonTrinity of Trilateral disrupting the Paradigm”, MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA, November 3, 2018. (http://www.indiaglobal.org/ uploads/2/5/4/7 /25478136/agenda.pdf)

 

Judging

  • Judge for poster session in B-SOCCS (2017), Boston, MA
  • Judge in elocution competition in BAL Mahoetsav (2017), Mumbai

 

Conferences and workshop attended/volunteerd/organization committee

Conferences

· 22nd Annual John B.Little Symposium “Early Life Impacts of Genes and Environment.” at Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, October 18, 2019.

· MIT India Conference 2019 –“ India’s Competitive Edge” at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, February 16, 2019.

· Second Annual Symposium on Sustainable Nanotechnology, the Nanyang Technological University- Harvard T.H.Chan School of Public Health Initiative on Sustainable Nanotechnology, Boston, MA, November 15, 2018.

· 3rd IndiaGlobal Summit, BostonTrinity of Trilateral disrupting the Paradigm”, MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA, November 3, 2018.

· 21st Annual John B.Little Symposium “Stress and Homeostasis in Aging.” at Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, October 19, 2018.

· MIT India Conference 2018 –“ Pioneering Innovation” at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, April 8, 2018.

· 20th Annual John B.Little Symposium “The Interface Between Stress Responses and the Immune System in Health and Diseases.” at Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, October 20-21, 2017.

· BPDA Symposium on Careers and collaboration in Science (B-SOCCS) at Broad Institute, Cambridge (Boston), MA, June 16-17, 2017.

· XXXVth Annual Conference of EMSI & International Symposium on Mutagens & Genetic Diversity for Health & Agriculture at Punjab University, India, March 12 – 14, 2010.

 

Workshops

· SIT workshop 2018 - 64th Radiation Research Society Conference, Chicago, Illinois, USA, September 22-26, 2018

  • Venture Capital 102 by Frank David (MD,PhD, Pharmagellan), HMS (Boston, MA) Feburary 14, 2018.
  • Entrepreneurship, Economic Initatives and Bioscience Incubators, 48th EMGS (Raleigh, NC) September 9, 2017.
  • Public Engagement Workshop for Scientists, Harvard School of Public Health (Boston), June 22, 2017.
  • Leadership Skills for Scientists Workshop, B-SOCCS, Broad Institute,Cambridge (Boston), June 17-18, 2017.
  • Grant Writing: Writing Your Specific Aims Workshop, B-SOCCS, Broad Institute,Cambridge (Boston), June 17-18, 2017.
  • Drug Discovery Bootcamp Workshop, B-SOCCS, Broad Institute,Cambridge (Boston), June 17-18, 2017.
  • The DNA damage response and cell cycle control in cancer, Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC), February 6, 2012.
  • Fermentation, downstream processing and polymerase chain reaction methods, Mitcon, Pune, February 1-3, 2008.
  • Bioinformatics, CKT College, January 29, 2008.
  • HIV/AIDS, Maharashtra University of Health, University of Mumbai, January 28, 2008.