NAFISHA HUSENI BALASINOR
SCIENTIST F

  NAFISHA HUSENI BALASINOR

Publications

Date of Joining Present Post: 01-09-2015

Address (Off):

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN REPRODUCTIVE
HEALTH JEHANGIR MERWANJI STREET PAREL
MUMBAI - 400012 .
Telephone (off): 022-24192025
Fax : 022-24139412
Email : balasinornh@icmr.org.in,nbalasinor@rediffmail.com
Educational Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. University of Mumbai, Mumbai (1989).
  • M.Sc. University of Mumbai, Mumbai (1982).
  • B.Sc. University of Mumbai, Mumbai(1980).

Discipline:
BIOCHEMISTRY
NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES
ENDOCRINOLOGY

Research Experience:
  • Reproductive Neuroendocrinology (Role of cerebrospinal fluid in pituitary functions, in-vitro studies with hypothalamus-pituitary complex, role of estrogens in male fertility regulation)
  • Epigenetics (Genomic imprinting in the male germ line and its role in embryogenesis)
Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies/Associations :
  • Endocrine Society of India (Life Member)
  • Indian Society for the Study of Reproduction and Fertility (Life Member)
  • Society for Toxicology (STOX) (Life Member)
  • Indian Society of Developmental Biology (Life Member)
Awards:
2002-2003 - University Of Illinois, USA, Short term DBT Overseas Associateship

Extramural projects ongoing:

  • Role of imprinting cluster on rat chromosome 1 in embryogenesis (Funded by DBT)
  • Estrogen signaling in imprint acquisition/maintenance at the Igf2-H19 locus in male germ line (Funded by ICMR “Medical Innovation”)
  • Characterization of molecular events during spermiation (Funding Agency: DST)
  • Embryo loss due to epigenetic abnormalities in the male germ line: A study in recurrent spontaneous abortions (Funded by DBT)
Foreign Visits:
  1. PARTICIPATION IN 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON REPRODUCT. BIOMEDICINE AND 6TH INTL. CONGRESS ON STEM CELL BIOLOGY. TO IRAN
    FROM 2010-09-15 TO 2010-09-17

  2. TO AVAIL TRAINING UNDER INDO-US PROGRAMME ON CONTRACEPTION AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH RESEARCH. TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2007-04-23 TO 2007-05-04

  3. PARTICIPATION IN THE 6TH ROYAN INTERNATIONAL AWARDS AND CONGRESS IN REPRODUCTIVE BIOMEDICINE. TO IRAN
    FROM 2005-09-07 TO 2005-09-09


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