Faculty Department

Deepika Sharma

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (Pharmaceutical Sciences), Jaypee University of Information Technology, Solan, HP, India, 2020

M.Pharmacy (Pharmaceutics)Shoolini University,Solan, HP, India, 2012

B.PharmacyHimachal Pradesh University, Solan, HP, India, 2010

Area of Specialization:

Antibacterial peptides and peptoides, Pharmaceutical formulations, Drug delivery systems, Green synthesis of metal oxides, Nanotechnology

Career Graph :

  • Assistant Professor : April 2022–continued. School of Health Sciences and Technology, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.
  • Assistant Professor : January 2020-April 2022. Chandigarh College of Pharmacy, CGC Landran, Mohalli, Punjab, India.
  • Research Scholar : June 2013 – Dec 2019. Jaypee University of Information Technology, Solan, HP, India.

Recent Publications:

  • Sharma D, Choudhary M, Vashistt J, Shrivastava R, Bisht GS. Cationic antimicrobial peptide and its poly-N-substituted glycine congener: Antibacterial and antibiofilm potential against A. baumannii. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 2019 Oct 20;518(3):472-8.
  • Sharma D, Shrivastava R, Bisht GS. In Vitro Efficacy of Lipid Conjugated Peptidomimetics Against Mycobacterium smegmatis. International Journal of Peptide Research and Therapeutics. 2020 Mar;26(1):531-7.
  • Sharma D, Bisht GS. Recent Updates on Antifungal Peptides. Mini Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry. 2020 Mar 1;20(4):260-8.
  • Sharma P, Sharma D. Chapter 9: Biology and Chemistry of Essential Oils. In Aromatic Plants: The Technology, Human Welfare and Beyond. 2021 Apr 8 (pp. 197-216). Nova science publishers, ISBN: 978-1-53619-322-0.
  • Sharma D, Kumar K, Bisht GS. A Mini-Review on Potential of Neuropeptides as Future Therapeutics. International Journal of Peptide Research and Therapeutics. 2022 Jan;28(1):1-3.
  • Sharma D, Sharma M, Bisht GS*. Recent updates on folate targeted drug delivery systems in cancer: a minireview. Current Cancer Therapy Reviews. 2022 (Accepted).
  • Sharma D, Bisht GS*. A Mini-review on Nanodelivery Systems as Therapeutics in Cancer. Current Cancer Therapy Reviews. 2022 (Accepted)

Professional Memberships/Fellowships/Awards:

  • Masters study Fellowship (2010-2012, Shoolini University)
  • Teaching Assistant University Fellowship (2013-2015, Department of Pharmacy, JUIT)
  • ICMR Fellowship (2015-2019, Department of Pharmacy, JUIT)
  • Registered Pharmacist (Himachal Pradesh State Pharmacy Council Membership- 31355)
  • Best oral presentation award in International conference on Pharmacovigilance and Clinical Research, 28-29th Mar, 2018 at Bahara University, Solan, India.

Honours and Achievements:

  • Successfully completed the ICMR project on “Synthesis, characterization, and antibacterial evaluation of peptides and their poly-N-substituted glycine congeners” funded by ICMR Delhi (Role: Research Assistant).
  • Qualified Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT-2010)*(GPAT exam is conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi to evaluate candidates for admission of Pharmacy graduates into postgraduate programmes at premier institutions in India).