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Publications in International Peer-Reviewed Journals: 

  • Vikas Kumar, Shilpi Garg, Lalita Gupta, Kuldeep Gupta, Cheikh T. Diagne, Dorothée Missé, Julien Pompon, Sanjeev Kumar, and Vishal Saxena (2021). "Delineating the Role of Aedes aegypti ABC Transporter Gene Family during Mosquito Development and Arboviral Infection via Transcriptome Analyses" Pathogens 10, no. 9: 1127. https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens10091127.
  • Zarna Pala, Vishal Saxena, Gagandeep Singh Saggu, Satish Kailasam Mani, Rajendra Prasad Pareek, Sanjay Kumar Kochar, Dhanpat Kumar Kochar, and Shilpi Garg (2019) "Functional analysis of iron-sulfur cluster biogenesis (SUF pathway) from Plasmodium vivax clinical isolates." Experimental parasitology 198: 53-62.
  • Alison Roth, Swamy R. Adapa, Min Zhang, Xiangyun Liao, Vishal Saxena, Raaven Goffe, Suzanne Li, Ratawan Ubalee, Gagandeep Singh Saagu, Zarna Rajeshkumar Pala, Shilpi Garg, Silas Davidson, Rays H.Y. Jiang, and John H. Adams (2018)Unraveling the Plasmodium vivax sporozoite transcriptional journey from mosquito vector to human host. Nature Scientific Reports; 8(1):12183
  • Gagandeep Singh Saggu, Shilpi Garg, Zarna Rajeshkumar Pala, Sanjay Kumar Kochar, and Vishal Saxena (2018). "Deciphering the role of IspD (2‑C‑methyl‑D‑erythritol 4‑phosphate cytidyltransferase) enzyme as a potential therapeutic drug target against Plasmodium vivax." Gene 675: 240-253.
  • Zarna Pala, Vishal Saxena, Gagandeep Singh Saggu, and Shilpi Garg (2018). "Recent Advances in the [Fe–S] Cluster Biogenesis (SUF) Pathway Functional in the Apicoplast of Plasmodium." Trends in Parasitology.
  • Gagandeep S. Saggu, Shilpi Garg, Zarna R. Pala, Sanjay K. Kochar, Dhanpat K. Kochar, Vishal Saxena (2017). Characterization of 4-hydroxy-3-methylbut-2-en-1-yl diphosphatesynthase (IspG) from Plasmodium vivax and it’s potential as an antimalarial drug target. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 96: 466–473.
  • Gagandeep S. Saggu, Zarna R. Pala, Shilpi Garg, Vishal Saxena (2016). New Insight into Isoprenoids Biosynthesis Process and Future Prospects for Drug Designing in Plasmodium. Frontiers in Microbiology.7:1421.
  • Zarna R Pala, Vishal Saxena, Gagandeep S Saggu, Sushil K Yadav, Rajendra P Pareek, Sanjay K Kochar, Dhanpat K Kochar, Shilpi Garg (2016). Structural and Functional Characterization of an Iron-Sulfur Cluster Assembly Scaffold Protein-SufA from Plasmodium vivax. Gene 585 159-165.
  • Amit K Subudhi, Boopathi P Arunachalam, Shilpi Garg, Sheetal Middha, Jyoti Acharya, Deepak Pakalapati, Vishal Saxena, Aiyaz Mohammed, Harsha B Orekondy, Raja C Mugasimangalam, Paramendra Sirohi, Sanjay K Kochar, Dhanpat K Kochar (2014). An in vivo transcriptome data set of natural antisense transcripts from Plasmodium falciparum clinical isolates. Genomics Data, 2; 393-395.
  • P.A. Boopathi, Amit Kumar Subudhi, Shilpi Garg, Sheetal Middha, Jyoti Acharya, Deepak Pakalapati, Vishal Saxena, Mohammed Aiyaz, Bipin Chand, Raja C. Mugasimangalam, Sanjay K. Kochar, Parmendra Sirohi, Dhanpat K. Kochar, Ashis Das (2014). Dataset of natural antisense transcripts in P. vivax clinical isolates derived using custom designed strand-specific microarray, Genomics Data, 2; 199-201.
  • Amit K Subudhi, Boopathi P Arunachalam, Shilpi Garg, Sheetal Middha, Jyoti Acharya, Deepak Pakalapati, Vishal Saxena, Aiyaz Mohammed, Harsha B Orekondy, Raja C Mugasimangalam, Paramendra Sirohi, Sanjay K Kochar, Dhanpat K Kochar (2014). Natural antisense transcripts in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from patients with complicated malaria, Experimental Parasitology, 141: 39-54. 
  • P.A. Boopathi, Amit Kumar Subudhi, Shilpi Garg, Sheetal Middha, Jyoti Acharya, Deepak Pakalapati, Vishal Saxena, Mohammed Aiyaz, Bipin Chand, Raja C. Mugasimangalam, Sanjay K. Kochar, Parmendra Sirohi, Dhanpat K. Kochar, Ashis Das (2013). Revealing natural antisense transcripts from Plasmodium vivax isolates: Evidence of genome regulation in complicated malaria, Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 20: 428-443.
  • Deepak Pakalapati, Shilpi Garg, Sheetal Middha, Jyothi Acharya, Amit K. Subudhi, P. A. Boopathi, S. K. Kochar, Vishal Saxena, D. K. Kochar, Ashis Das (2013). Development and evaluation of a 28S rRNA gene based nested PCR assay for the detection of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax. Pathogens and Global Health, 107(4):180-188.
  • Deepak Pakalapati, Shilpi Garg, Sheetal Middha, Abhishek Kochar, Amit K. Subudhi, P. A. Boopathi, S. K. Kochar, Vishal Saxena, R.P. Pareek, Jyoti Acharya, D. K. Kochar, Ashis Das (2013). Comparative evaluation of microscopy, OptiMAL® and 18S rRNA gene based multiplex PCR for detection of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax from field isolates of Bikaner, India. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, 6 (5): 346 - 351.
  • G. S. Tanwar, P.C. Khatri, C.K. Chahar, G.S. Sengar, Abhishek Kochar, Gayatri Tanwar, Shaifali Chahar, Nimish Khatri, Sheetal Middha, Jyoti Acharya, S.K. Kochar, Deepak Pakalapati, Shilpi Garg, Ashis Das, D.K. Kochar (2012). Thrombocytopenia in childhood malaria with special reference to P. vivax monoinfection: A study from Bikaner (Northwestern India). Platelets, 23, (3), 211-216.
  • Shilpi Garg, Vishal Saxena, Vanshika Lumb, Deepak Pakalapati, Amit Kumar Subudhi, P.A. Boopathi, Shibashis Choudhary, Sanjay K. Kochar, Dhanpat K. Kochar, Y.D.Sharma,  Ashis Das (2012). Novel mutations in the antifolate drug resistance marker genes among parasite isolates from severe Plasmodium vivax malaria group of patients.  Experimental Parasitology 132, 410-416. 
  • Vishal Saxena, Shilpi Garg, Jyotsna Tripathi, Sonal Sharma, Deepak Pakalapati, Amit K. Subudhi, P. A. Boopathi, Gagandeep Singh Saggu, Sanjay Kochar, Dhanpat K. Kochar, Ashis Das. (2012). Plasmodium vivax Apicoplast genome: A Comparative analysis of major genes from Indian field isolates.” Acta Tropica 122, 138-149.
  • G. S. Tanwar, P. C. Khatri, G. S. Sengar, A. Kochar, S. K. Kochar, S. Middha, G. Tanwar, N. Khatri, D. Pakalapati, Shilpi Garg, A. Das & D. K. Kochar (2011) "Clinical profiles of 13 children with Plasmodium vivax cerebral malaria" Annals of Tropical Paediatrics 31, 351–356.
  • Dhanpat Kumar Kochar, Gajanand Singh Tanwar, Poonam Chand Khatri, Sanjay Kumar Kochar, Ghanshyam Singh Sengar, Anjana Gupta, Abhishek Kochar, Sheetal Middha, Jyoti Acharya, Vishal Saxena, Deepak Pakalapati, Shilpi Garg, and Ashish Das (2010). Clinical Features of Children Hospitalized with Malaria—A Study from Bikaner, Northwest India. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygeine, 83(5), 981-989. 
  • Dhanpat Kochar, Abhishek Kochar, Sheetal Middha, Jyoti Acharya, Gajanand Tanwar, Deepak Palakapati, Shilpi Garg, Vishal Saxena, Amit Subudhi, P. Boopathi, Ashis Das, Sanjay Kochar (2010). Thrombocytopenia in Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium vivax and Mixed Infection Malaria: A Study from Bikaner (Northwestern India). Platelets, 21(8):623-7. 
  • Shilpi Garg, Vishal Saxena, Swarna Kanchan, Pooja Sharma, Siddarth Mahajan, Dhanpat Kochar, Ashis Das (2009). Novel point mutations in Sulfadoxine resistance genes of Plasmodium falciparum from India. Acta Tropica 110, 75 - 79. 
  • Pragyan Acharya., Rani Pallavi., Syama Chandran., Harshini Chakravarti., Sheetal Middha., Jyoti Acharya., Sanjay Kochar., Dhanpat Kochar., Amit Subudhi., Arun P Boopathi., Shilpi Garg., Ashis Das and Utpal Tatu (2009). A glimpse into the clinical proteome of human malaria parasites Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax. Proteomics - Clinical Applications 3, 1314-1325. (Editor’s choice in Science)
  • Dhanpat K. Kochar, Ashis Das, Sanjay K. Kochar, Vishal Saxena, Parmendra Sirohi, Shilpi Garg, Abhishek Kochar, Mahesh P. Khatri, and Vikas Gupta (2009) Severe Plasmodium vivax Malaria: A Report on Serial Cases from Bikaner in Northwestern India. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygeine 80: 194-198.
  • Vishal Saxena, Shilpi Garg, Sarita Ranjan, Dhanpat Kochar, Akash Ranjan, Ashis Das. (2007) Analysis of elongation factor Tu (tuf A) of apicoplast from Indian Plasmodium vivax isolates. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 7: 618–626.  

Publications in National Peer-Reviewed Journals:

  • Lakshmi, G., Neera Kapoor, and Shilpi Garg. (2020) "Awareness on critical prevention practices to combat the drug resistance in Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax malaria from Rajasthan, India." International Journal of Mosquito Research 7 (4) 83-90.
  • D.K. Kochar, Ashis Das, Abhishek Kochar, Sheetal Middha, Jyoti Acharya, G.S. Tanwar, Deepak Pakalapati, Amit Kumar Subudhi, P.A. Boopathi, Shilpi Garg, and S.K. Kochar, (2014). A prospective study on adult patients of severe malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum, P. vivax and mixed infection from Bikaner, northwest India. Journal of Vector Borne Diseases 51, (3), 200-210.

 

Book Review

  • G. Lakshmi, Shilpi Garg, Neera Kapoor. (2020) "Book Review: Piercing Power Is More Than the Human Power ", International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts, ISSN:2320-2882, 8 (4): 2406-2407

 

Articles in Science Magazines

  • G. Lakshmi, Shilpi Garg, World Malaria Day – a Good Time to Remember COVID-19 Isn’t the Only Crisis; The Wire, Science, Health, 25 April 2020
  • Shilpi Garg, Vishal Saxena (2020) Reliability of Computational Tools in Molecular Research: Insights from A Case Study in Malaria Parasitology, Souvenir of National Workshop on Skill based Entomology; Ideal International E – Publication; ISBN:978-93-89817-16-4.

Article in Newspaper:

  • G. Lakshmi, Shilpi Garg “Increasing strength of Malaria Parasite” An article in Rajasthan Patrika on 26th April 2020.

Books/Reports/Chapters/General articles etc

  • A chapter “Plastids in Plasmodium – Significance In Malaria Treatment” “Current topics in Biotechnology & Microbiology” by Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany
  • Laboratory Manual for Course BIO G642-Experimental Techniques (A laboratory course on molecular biology & immunology experiments for M. E. Biotechnology)

 

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