Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Graphic Era (Deemed to be University), Bell Road, Society Area, Clement Town, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.
Jigisha Anand was born in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. She received her MS in Microbiology from H.N.B. Garhwal University in 2008 and earned her PhD in Biotechnology at Graphic Era (Deemed to be University) in 2015. Her thesis research focused on the anti-candidal efficacy of green tea catechins and antimycotics. Her study identified the possible drug targets of catechins against inhibition of key enzymes involved in ergosterol biosynthesis in Candida species. She joined as a regular faculty of microbiology and Biotechnology at Graphic Era (Deemed to be University) in 2018.
She holds a distinguished record as a faculty and researcher and has published 16 research papers. At Graphic Era, she has coordinated and supervised her research team, investigating the effect of hypoglycemic on gut microbiota.