Prof. Monika Thakur
Dr. Monika Thakur was awarded Ph.D. in 2006 by Himachal Pradesh University for her thesis entitled “Studies on Nutraceutical Potential and Genotypic Diversity of Morchella spp. in North West Himalayas”. She is Double Gold medalist (M.Sc & M.Phil) and received certificate of merit from Post Graduate studies Himachal Pradesh (2004) and Himalayan Research Scholar Association (2007). She has also worked on various research projects as SRF, and JRF at Himachal Pradesh University Her area of expertise is Mycology, applied microbiology, functional foods & Nutraceuticals. Dr. Thakur has joined AIFT in May, 2009. Apart from her teaching assignments, she has been involved in various research activities. She has guided more than 15 Dissertations and 3 students have been pursuing Ph.D. degree. She is a member of editorial board, various organizations and Journals of national and international repute. She has done one Industrial consultancy. So far, she has published more than 30 research publications, 7 Book chapters, 2 Monographs, 01 Compendium and more than 15 papers presented on her area of research interest and done one certificate course on FSMS.