Dr. Reeta Goel

Educational Profile

  • M.Sc. (Microbiology), GBPUAT, Pantnagar (1979)
  • Ph.D. (Work done at Microbiology), Kanpur University/CDRI, Lucknow

Research Areas/ Specialisation/ Consultancy

Polymer biodegradation , Soil Metagenomics, Antimicrobial nanocomposites

Teaching Experience

  • May, 2005 to present - Head, Deptt. of Microbiology , Pantnagar
  • Aug, 2001 to present - Professor, Deptt. of Microbiology, Pantnagar
  • Aug, 1993 to 2001 - Associate Professor, Deptt. of Microbiology, Pantnagar
  • June 2001 to Aug 2001 - Visiting Scientist at NIEHS, North Carolina, USA
  • March 96 to June 96 - Visiting Instructor Southwestern Medical Centre Dallas, TX, USA
  • Feb 94 to May 94 - Visiting Scientist, Sealy Centre for Molecular Science, TX, USA
  • April 85 to Aug. 93 - Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Pantnagar
  • Oct 90 to Oct 92 - Visiting Associate at NIH, Bethesda, MD and Centre for Molecular Science, UTMB, Galveston, TX, USA
  • Feb 84 to March 85 - Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Deptt. of Biosciences, N.D. University of Agric. & Tech. Faizabad, India

Awards & Recognisation

  1. VASVIK Best Women Scientist Award, 1994.
  2. UGC Career Award, 1994.
  3. Fogarty Visiting Associateship.
  4. UNIDO - ICGEB Fellowship.
  5. Junior, senior and Post-Doctoral Fellowship by the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, India.

Courses Teaching/ Taught To

  1. General Microbiology (BBM 500)
  2. Microbial Genetics (BBM 645)
  3. Research Techniques in Microbiology (BBM710)

Membership of Professional Societies

  1. Association of Microbiologists of India - Life Member
  2. Society of Biological Chemists of India - Life Member
  3. Association for the Promotion of DNA Fingerprinting and other DNA Technologies- Life Member
  4. Genome India International (GII) Penn State, USA – Life Member
  5. Society of Agriculturally Important Microbial Genetics Resources – Life Member

Thesis Guided

Thesis completed
  • Ph.D.- 18
  • M.Sc.- 52

Thesis Ongoing

  • Ph.D.-3
  • M.Sc.-2

Institutional/ Administrative Experience

  1. Acting Dean
  2. Head of the Department
  3. Joint Co-ordinator B.Tech. , Biotech programme
  4. Chairperson of ISO certification and NAAC committee
  5. Convener Kisan Mela
  6. Member Discipline Committee
  7. Member Antiragging Committee
  8. Chairperson of Flying Squad
  9. Deputy Superintendent of University Entrance Examination

Any Other

A-One international Project

B- Patents on LDPE AND HDPE Biodegradation.

Research Papers Published/ Presented

  • Research Papers – 86
  • International – 51
  • National – 35
  • Book Chapters – 21
  • Presentation in conference/symposium - >50

Books Published/ Edited

Khan S., Zaidi A., Goel R and Musarrat J. (2011). Biomanagement of metal contaminated soils, Springer Publications, New York,USA.DOI:10.1007/978 - 94-007-1914-9
  • Professor & Head
  • Microbiology
  • Residence: VI/1920, Opposite Silver Jublee, GBPUA&T, Pantnagar
  • Tel: +91-5944-233341
  • E-mail: , rg55@rediffmailcom

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