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Krupa Kansara


Krupa Kansara

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Biological Engineering

M.Sc.: Ahmedabad University, 2014
Ph.D.: Ahmedabad University, India, 2020

Email: krupa.k -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Website : https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=HZQQGo4AAAAJ&hl=en

  • Work experience

    • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (August 2021 to Present)
    • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Gujarat Biotechnology Research Centre, Government of Gujarat (November 2020-July 2021)

  • Selected Publications

    1. Krupa Kansara, Ashutosh Kumar, Dhiraj Bhatia. “In vivo sojourn of DNA nanodevices: Taking stock of the past and perspective for future challenges & applications”. Applied NanoMedicine, (* Equal Corresponding authors) (IF: 3.869)
    2. Krupa Kansara, Deepika Radhakrishnan, Thava Pallanisami, Ala’a H. Al-Muhtaseb, Nanthi Bolan, Ajayan Vinu, Ashutosh Kumar and Ajay Karakoti*. “A Critical Review on the Role of Abiotic Factors on the Transformation, Environmental Identity and Toxicity Engineered Nanomaterials in Aquatic Environment”. Environmental Pollution. 296, 1 March 2022, 118726 (IF: 9.998)
    3. Krupa Kansara, Ashutosh Kumar and Ajay S Karakoti. “Combination of humic acid and clay reduce the ecotoxic effect of TiO2 NPs: A combined physico-chemical and genetic study using zebrafish embryo”. Science of the Total Environment. 698 (2020) 134133 (IF: 10.753)
    4. Krupa Kansara, Archini Paruthi, Superb K Misra, Ajay S Karakoti and Ashutosh Kumar. “Montmorillonite Clay and Humic Acid Modulate the Behavior of Copper Oxide Nanoparticles in Aqueous Environment and Induces Developmental Defects in Zebrafish Embryo”. Environmental Pollution. 255 (2019) 113313 (IF: 9.998)
    5. Govind Sharan Gupta, Krupa Kansara, Helly Shah, Ruchi Rathod, Drishti Valecha, Saurabh Gogisetty, Pankti Joshi and Ashutosh Kumar. “Humic acid effect the fate and impact of titanium dioxide nanoparticles in the aquatic ecosystem”. Nanoscale Advances. 2019; 1 (1), 219-227. (* Authors contributed equally) (IF: 5.598)

  • Awards

    1. National Postdoctoral fellow (NPDF-SERB), Department of Science and Technology, Government of India: Year 2021
    2. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Senior Research Fellow award: Year 2018- 2020
    3. Visiting PhD Research Scholar (Nov 2015-Dec 2015) – Northeastern University, Dana Faber Cancer Institute and University of Massachusetts Boston, USA in IUSSTF funded project “Indo- US Centre of Excellence on Nanomedicine for Head & Neck Cancer”