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Dr Pankaj Mehrotra

Instructor

Dr Pankaj Mehrotra completed his Bachelor of Science (Honors)
in Applied Zoology from University of Delhi, India with a Gold
Medal for securing first rank in University at Annual Examination.
He further worked on molecular cloning undergraduate research

projects funded by Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi,
India and International Centre for Genetic Engineering and
Biotechnology, New Delhi, India. He further pursued Master of
Science in Integrative Genomics from Black Hills State
University, South Dakota, United States of America. He worked
on genomics, transcriptomics and proteomics research project at
Centre for Conservation of Biological Resources as part of his
master degree program and was also worked as a teaching and
research assistant i for undergraduate studies and also was
involved in a science education teaching workshop as an
teaching assistant organised by Center for the Advancement of
Math & Science Education. His research findings were
presented at regional and national conferences and secured
second best poster prize at Branch Meeting of American Society
for Microbiology, Colorado. He earned his Doctor of Philosophy
in Medical Sciences from Institute of Medical Sciences from
University of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom funded by
European Marie Curie Research Commission working on
immunological properties of Candida albicans, Candida
aureus and Candida haemunolii affected by differential
expression of signal transduction genes.  This early stage
fellowship also involved visit to collaborative fungal research
laboratories in Spain, Germany and Denmark. His research
finding has been presented and published at various national
and international conferences. At Centre for Science and
Mathematics Education at The University of Southern
Mississippi, Mississippi, United States of America he was
introduced with science education and worked as Lecturer for
undergraduate course. He has published his research finding on
Scientific and Science Education research in national and
international journals. He has also published a textbook on
Biology – Fundamentals of Biology with a North American
Publisher Top Hat, Canada which has received an ISBN
number. Also Podcast on Science and Science Education. He is
a member of Marie Curie Research Fellow Association, US
Department of State (International Exchange), Ambassador at
Centre for Open Science, Virginia, United States of America and
Ambassador at The University of Southern Mississippi,
Mississippi, United States of America. He has worked as a
Middle Year and Diploma Program Biology Teacher for
International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), University of

Cambridge (IGCSE program) as a Biology Teacher, Lecturer of
Biology at St Theresa International College, Thailand, Biology &
Chemistry College Professor for Bard Early College in China
and currently working as a Biology & Health Science Instructor
of University of the People, Pasadena, California, Advanced
Placement Science Teacher - Biology, Chemistry, Physics and
Environmental Science for Aquinas International Academia,
Garden Grove, California, was an Infectious Disease
Professional & BioRiskReduction Instructor, California. Further
recently a Science Instructor at Global Pathways Studies
Foundation, Global Pathways Career Institute and Global
Pathways Academy, Florida.
Received PD certificates from STEM Ed Innovators ( STEM
Teacher), HMMI-Biointeractive, AP Teach, The National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, POGIL, Classcipe and
O2ASK.