Vipul Sharma, PhD

Vipul is a PhD in Cardiovascular Developmental Genetics, from the Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, UK. He has a passion for understanding heart development and how it relates to congenital heart defects or cardiovascular diseases. Apart from science, he has great interest in sketching and also enjoys occasional writing.

Education
Newcastle University
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Cardiovascular Developmental Biology
2010 – 2014

Jaypee University of Information Technology
BTech-MTech, Biotechnology
2005 – 2010

Honors & Awards
Overseas Research Studentship
Newcastle University Overseas Research Scholarship 2010-2014

2nd Best Award in oral presentation, January 2010
Mycological Society of India

Awarded 2nd Best Award in poster presentation, February 2010
CRD-PRIST University and Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology, Government of India

Publications
Simon A. Ramsbottom*, Vipul Sharma*, Hong Jun Rhee, Hannah F. Rigby, Helen M. Phillips, Bill Chaudhry and Deborah J. Henderson. “Vangl2-regulated epithelialisation of second heart field-derived cells is required for outflow tract lengthening during development”. PLoS Genet 10(12): e1004871. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1004871
* Co-First Authorship reflected in alphabetical order on publication.

Vipul Sharma, Ankit Malla , R. Sarkar and Rahul Shrivastava. "A Comparative Evaluation of Anti-Bacterial activity of some Marine Macro and Micro Algae from Indian coast". Advanced Bio Tech:11(11):21-24

Publication in National/International Symposiums & Conference
Vipul Sharma
, Simon A. Ramsbottom, Hong Jun Rhee, Bill Chaudhry and Deborah J. Henderson. “Vangl2-regulated polarisation of second heart field-derived cells is required for outflow tract lengthening”. Weinstein Cardiovascular Development Conference, Madrid, May 8-10, 2014. (Poster)

Vipul Sharma, Simon A. Ramsbottom, Hong Jun Rhee, Bill Chaudhry and Deborah J. Henderson. “Vangl2 dependent regulation of cell movement in developing heart”. Berlin Cardiovascular Development Meeting, September 26-29,2013. (Poster)

Vipul Sharma, Hong Jun Rhee, Helen Phillips, Bill Chaudhry and Deborah J. Henderson. “Vangl2 is a key regulator of the second heart field for the development of cardiac outflow tract”. Annual meeting of the European Society of Cardiology WG on Development, Anatomy & Pathology, September 22-24,2011. (Oral Presentation)

Vipul Sharma and Ashwani Mathur. “Improved Phytase Production by Fungal Isolates using Solid State Fermentation”. National Seminar on Fungal Biotechnology, Mithibai College. Mumbai. January 7-9,2010. pp 42.

Vipul Sharma and Ashwani Mathur. “Process Parameter Optimization for Phytase Production using Solid State Fermentation”. International conference on Biotechnology, Food and Bioengineering-Emerging Trends and Future Prospects. Centre for Research and Development, Prist University, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu. February 25-26, 2010.

Ritesh Kumar Baboota, Vipul Sharma, and Ashwani Mathur. “Antimicrobial Peptides from pepsin hydrolyzed proteins of Kidney bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) & Mung bean (Phaseolus aureus)”. International conference on Biotechnology, Food and Bioengineering-Emerging Trends and Future Prospects. Centre for Research and Development, Prist University, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu. February 25-26, 2010.

Contact Information
Department: Surgery
Email: sharmav@wudosis.wustl.edu
Phone: +1(314)747-2812