Dr. Somya Asthana

  • Assistant Professor

Brief Profile

Dr. Somya is a genuine food toxicologist who has keen interest in mechanistic understanding of the toxicities caused due to food related toxins. She is interested in exploring the food drug interactions as a result of pharmacokinetic or pharmacodynamics mechanisms. She is a passionate and hardworking reviewer and researcher who is always ready to learn new skills and techniques.

Phytonutrients, Food and Drug Interactions





4 Book Chapter Published

  • Received a course certificate on “Understanding of Cancer Metastasis” by John Hopkins University (In collaboration with Coursera).
  • Poster Award: First Prize for “Toxicity of Methylenecyclopropyl glycine resulting in Hypoglycemic Encephalopathy: Experimental studies in Wistar rats” presented in “International Conference on Advances in Biosciences and Biotechnology” organized by the “Department of Biotechnology, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (JIIT), Noida” from 31st – 2nd Feb, 2019.
  • Awarded a certificate of “Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing” in September 2018 by the journal Food Research International for my contribution as a reviewer
  • Awarded with an award and a certificate for being the 3rd topper of M.Tech Biotechnology (Ist Year) with CGPA of 9.08.
  • Poster Award: Second prize for “Development and Characterization of Chitosan – Extracellular matrix composite films for their application in Tissue Engineering” presented in “2nd International Conference on Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicines (ICTERM)”, organized by “Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela” from 15-17th November, 2013.
  • Qualified GATE competitive examination with All India Rank 404 (97.52 percentile) in year 2012, organised and conducted by IIT Kanpur.
  • Won different awards and certificates for various co-curricular activities, quizzes and dance competitions.

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Dr. Somya Asthana
  • Qualification Ph.D
  • Expertise Food Toxicology, Biochemistry, Computational Biology
  • Experience 1 Year

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Sector – 43, Aravalli Hills, Delhi – Surajkund Road, Faridabad – 121004, (Haryana), India