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Fetal anomalies, perinatal pathology, fetal genomics, congenital heart defects, arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, next-generation sequencing, cytogenetics

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Associate Professor, 
Department of Medical Genetics, 
Kasturba Medical College and Hospital
Manipal, Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Awards and recognition:

1.    International travel grant to attend ‘European Human Genetics conference 2022’ awarded by Science and Engineering Research Board, Govt of India; June 11-14, 2022
2.    Best case presentation at ‘The 5th International Conference on Birth Defects 2022 (ICBD 2022)’ held at JSS Medical College, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Mysuru; November 21-23, 2022.
3.    Developing Country Travel Award 2018 to attend the American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, October 16-20, 2018. 
4.    Dr S S Agarwal Young Scientist Award 2016 awarded from Society of Indian Academy of Medical Genetics. 
5.    Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) awarded from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) during the year March 2016 on project entitled ‘A systematic evaluation of fetal syndromes’. 
6.    Best oral presentation award at Indo-US Symposium on Genomic Insights into Human Morphogenesis: Prenatal, Postnatal and Molecular Dysmorphology; 2014, November 7-9; Hyderabad, India. 


•    Associate Professor at Department of Medical Genetics, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal from February 2023 to till date
•    Assistant Professor at Department of Medical Genetics, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal from February 2018 to January 2023
•    Senior Research Fellow  at Department of Medical Genetics, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal from March 2016 to February 2018 

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