Date of Joining Present Post: 01-09-2015

Address (Off):

NEW DELHI - 110029 .
Telephone (off): 011-26198402-406,409,410 E-406
Fax : 011-26198401
Email : gautamp@icmr.org.in, gautam.poonam@gmail.com
Educational Qualifications:

M. Sc., Ph. D.


Research Experience:
  • Working as Faculty at National Institute of Pathology (ICMR), New Delhi, since Feb 2012.
  • Worked as ‘Research Associate’ at Proteomics Research Facility, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad from July 2007- Jan 2012
  • Ph. D. from Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB), Delhi and Department of Biotechnology, University of Pune (2007)
  • M. Sc. (Bio Technology) from Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi (1997)

My research interest is identification of protein-based biomarkers for early diagnosis/ posttreatment surveillance and therapeutics of gallbladder carcinoma and glioma.

Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies/Associations :
  • Member of Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) organization
  • Life Membership of Proteomic Society of India (PSI)
  • Life membership of Indian Immunology Society (IIS)
  • Member of Indian Association of Cancer Research (IACR)
Workshops/Conferences/Symposiums :

Invited lecture

  • Invited talk entitled "Proteomic Approaches in Disease Biomarker Discovery –Applications and Challenges"An Update on Advances in Cancer Research and Hands-on Workshop on Molecular Biology Techniques held from 10th-12th September, 2015 at Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati
  • Invited for a talk under session “Infectious diseases- Genomics and Proteomics” at ACBICON 2014held from 10th-13th December, 2014 at AIIMS, Jodhpur.
  • Invited lecture entitled “Transcriptomic and proteomic profile of Aspergillus fumigatus on exposure to artemisinin” in the Indo-French Symposium “Host-Pathogen interactions in respiratory Infectious Diseases”in Bangalore on October 11-13, 2010.

    National/ International conference Organization of workshops

    • Organizing Secretaryfor “Proteomics- Hands On Training Workshop”held at NIP, Delhi from 6th-9th April 2015 [Partially supported by ICMR].
    • Memberof Scientific Organizing Committee for “SAFHeR foundation workshop on Clinical and Laboratory Medicine Research” held at NIP, Delhi from 9th-12th February, 2015 [Supported by ICMR/DHR].
    • Member of Scientific organizing committee for a Workshop on “Research Methodologies for Medical Scientists”at National Institute of Pathology, Delhi held from 9th -12th Oct 2012 [Partially supported by ICMR].

      Participation in Workshops/Conferences

      • Attended 8th Annual meeting of Proteomics Society, India (PSI)and 3rd meeting of Asia Oceanica Agricultural Proteomics Organization (AOAPO) organized by NIPGR, Delhiat Hotel The Grand from 14th -17th Dec.2016.
      • Attended Workshopon Protein Microarraysunder 6th Proteomics Society, India (PSI) and attended Attended 6th Proteomics Society, India (PSI) meetingheld at IIT, Mumbai, from 7th -11th December, 2014
      • Attended 5th International Conference on Translational Cancer Research- Multi- Targeted Approach to Treatment of Cancer, held at Vigyan Bhawan,New Delhifrom February 6th–9th, 2014.
      • Attended “Pre-Congress Training course HUPO 2013” on “Modern Techniques in Proteomics” from 11th -13th September 2013 and HUPO Congress 2013 from 14th -18th September, 2013 at Yokohama, JAPAN. Supported by HUPO Organizers, DST and INSA
      • Poster presentation of research work on “Studies on molecular mechanisms of amphotericin B and artemisinin against Aspergillus fumigatus using transcriptomic and proteomic approach” in 5th AOHUPO conference to be held from 21st-25th Feb 2010 at Hyderabad, India.
      • Poster presentation of research work on “Proteomic Analysis of Aspergillus fumigatus to Identify Molecular Targets of Artemisinin” in “HUPO 2009”held from 26th-30th September 2009 at Toronto, Canada.
      • Oral presentation on “Immunoproteomic approach for identification of novel allergens of Aspergillus fumigatus” at World Allergy Congress 2007, held from 2nd-6thDecember 2007 at Bangkok, Thailand. Received Travel Award from the World Allergy Organization.

  • Research Projects


    • “Identification of the factors associated with susceptibility/ resistance to heterosexual HIV transmission among serodiscordant couples using proteomics” Co-investigator.Department of Biotechnology. 34.93 L. 3 years [2013-16].
    • "Autoantibody Response And Identification Of Tumor-Associated Antigens In Gallbladder Carcinoma - Immunoproteomics Approach" Principal InvestigatorApproved by DST, funds awaited. Appx 26 Lakhs. 3 years.


    • “Proteomic Analysis of Plasma Exosomes toIdentify Circulatory Biomarkers for Gallbladder
    • Carcinoma” Principal Investigator. Technically approved by ICMR, funds awaited. Appx 40 Lakhs. 3 years

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