SMVDU Katra,. Ms. Amrita Bhat D/O Sh. Santosha Bhat and Sh. Kanwal Krishan Bhat has successfully defended her doctoral thesis, titled “Advanced Molecular Analysis in Leukemic Patients from North Indian Population” and has become eligible for the award of the degree of Doctoral of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Biotechnology at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra.
Ms. Amrita worked under the supervision of Dr. Rakesh Kumar, School of Biotechnology, SMVDU, Katra. During the oral defense, Padam Shri Prof. RK Sinha, Vice -Chancellor, SMVDU and Prof. V K Bhat, Dean faculty of Sciences and Head, SoBT Dr. Sharada Potukuchi, SMVDU were present, and they congratulated her for the successful Ph.D. Viva-Voce defense.
The researcher has published many research papers in national and international peer reviewed journals. She has received meritorious certificates and awards during her thesis. Her study serves a gap in the literature, as no previous work from the region was cited in literature. The observations of her thesis are major contribution to the literature and she acknowledged the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India [DST/SSTP/J&K/459] for fellowship during her Ph.D. Tenure.