Dr. Priyanka Tyagi


Faculty In-charge/ Assistant Professor: Biological Sciences

Professional Biography

Priyanka expertise is in the area of polymer-based drug delivery systems with a background in biotechnology. She has taught these subjects for nearly five years at universities such as Dr K N Modi Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (India) and G D Goenka University.

Prior to taking up the current role in 2016, Priyanka served in several research and academic positions such as Project Scientist (Centre for Biomedical Engineering), IIT- Delhi; and Lecturer, Department of Biotechnology at Dr. K N Modi Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research.

Priyanka Tyagi holds a PhD from the Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Allied Sciences, DRDO & CCS University; MSc (Biotechnology) from the Banasthali Vidyapith; and BSc (Chemistry Hons., Zoology pass) from Banasthali Vidyapith.

Publications (from 2015)

Scholarly Journals
‘RNA-loaded dendritic cells: More than a tour de force in cancer therapeutics’, Immunotherapy, 11(13), pp. 1129-1147. (Joshi, A., Tandel, N., Tyagi, P., Dalai, S.K., Bisen, P.S., and Tyagi, R.K., 2019).

‘Humanized mice are instrumental to the study of Plasmodium falciparum infection', Frontiers in Immunology, 13(9), pp. 2550. (Tyagi, R.K., Tandel, N., Deshpande, R., Engelman, R.W., Patel, S.D., and Tyagi, P., 2018).

‘Concomitant delivery of paclitaxel and NuBCP-9 peptide for synergistic enhancement of cancer therapy’, Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, 14(4), pp. 1301-1313. (Gupta, D., Kumar, M., Tyagi, P., Kapoor, S., Tyagi, A., Barman, T.K., Kharbanda, S., Kufe, D., and Singh, H., 2018.

‘Decorporation of iron metal using dialdehyde cellulose-deferoxamine microcarrier’, American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences PharmaSciTech, 18(1), pp. 156-165. (Tyagi, P., Kumar, A., Gupta, D., and Singh, H., 2017).

‘Biodistribution, blood clearance and scintigraphic imaging of dialdehyde cellulose-deferoxamine microcarrier’, Indian journal of Science & Technology, 10(30). (Tyagi, P., Kumar, A., and Singh, H., 2017).

‘Optimization, characterization and efficacy evaluation of 2% chitosan scaffold for tissue engineering and wound Healing’, Journal of Pharmacy & Bioallied Sciences, 8(4). (Chhabra, P., Tyagi, P., Bhatnagar, A., Mittal, G., and Kumar, A., 2016).

Scholarly Conference Proceedings
‘Blood kinetics and biodistribution: Study of dialdehyde cellulose-desferrioxamine microcarrier by gamma scintigraphy’, Recent Emerging Trends of Development in Science, Engineering and Technology, G D Goenka University, Haryana, India.
(Tyagi, P., Kumar, A., and Singh, H., 1-2 December 2018).

Current Research

Priyanka’s current research interests is on using an interdisciplinary approach for designing new systems for decorporation of heavy metals and antimicrobial compounds and developing controlled release formulations based on polymeric systems for wounds and burns.

Contribution to Profession and Awards (from 2015)

Organizing Secretary, International Conference on Sustainable Cities and Communities (ICSCC-2020), in collaboration with Arizona State University, USA, 7-8 February 2020.

Technical Review Committee, ICMMM 2019 Conference, Boston USA, 12-14 October 2019.

Reviewer for External Syllabus: B.Sc (Hons.) Biotechnology programme, GLA University, Mathura, U.P.

Best Paper in the Stream ‘Applied Sciences’, Recent Emerging Trends of Development in Science, Engineering and Technology, G D Goenka University, India, 1-2 December 2018.

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