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Indu Sharma


Hampton University

Assistant Professor

Biological Sciences

Dr. Indu Sharma is a microbiologist/biotechnologist with extensive training in molecular microbiology and parasitology. She is particularly interested in host-microbial interactions and functional characterizations of novel environmental microbial isolates. Her research methods often make use of next-generation sequencing in addition to traditional microbiological and cell biology laboratory techniques. Her research interests include but not limited to understanding the ecological benefit of having specific bacterial cell shape, horizontal gene transfer, and temperate bacteriophages from environmental isolates. She is passionate about providing authentic research experience to undergraduate minority students to pursue a career in the STEM field.


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2021 GENES Faculty Workshop

June 15, 2021 to June 16, 2021

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2021 SEA Faculty Meeting

June 7, 2021 to June 9, 2021

2021 SEA Symposium

April 9, 2021 to April 11, 2021

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