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3 Months

Dr. Hiral Sanghavi

Designation : Assistant Professor Qualification : Ph.D. Experience : 3 Months


Molecular and human genetics

Research Area

Protein biochemistry and bioinformatics


  1. Sanghavi H., Mallajosyula S., Majumdar S. Classification of the human THAP protein family identifies an evolutionarily conserved coiled coil region. (2019) BMC Structural Biology. (doi: 10.1186/s12900-019-01022)
  2. Sanghavi, H. M., and Majumdar, S. (2021) Oligomerization of THAP9 Transposase via Amino-Terminal Domains. Biochemistry 60, 1822–1835.
  3. Sanghavi H., Rashmi Richa, Dasgupta Anirban, Majumdar S. G-domain prediction across the diversity of G protein families (manuscript under revision after review; doi: 0.1101/2019.12.24.888222)
  4. Sanghavi H. and Majumdar S. Synapomorphic variations in the THAP domains of the human THAP protein family and its homologs (doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.02.01.429122)

Awards / Honours / Achievements / Appreciation

  • Awarded Travel fellowship from RNA society to present a poster at RNA meeting 2020 organized by RNA society, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 26-31 May, 2020.
  • Awarded overseas travel fellowship from Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar to present a poster at Mobile Genetic Elements and Genome Plasticity meet organized by Keystone symposia, Santa Fe, NM, USA, 12-15 February 2018.
  • Qualified in the Life Sciences UGC-CSIR-JRF, rank 54, conducted by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India: June 2014
  • Qualified in the Life Sciences UGC-CSIR, National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India: December 2012
  • Awarded prestigious IAS Summer Fellowship, India; June 2013
  • Obtained a monthly fellowship from the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India for 2 years throughout my M.Sc., having been selected through a national Postgraduate Entrance Test (PET), AIR 3, organized by Banaras Hindu University, India: 2012-2014 
  • Awarded University Gold medal for B.Sc., Sardar Patel University  
  • Awarded a State Scholarship for acquiring 1st class in my HSC, Gujarat Board Higher Education Fellowship, India: 2009-2012