Dr. Ashok Sharma

Ph.D Additional Professor, Department of Biochemistry, National Cancer Institute-India AIIMS, New Delhi

Dr. Ashok Sharma is Additional Professor in Department of Biochemistry and Posted in NCI-India/AIIMS Jhajjar Campus, AIIMS, New Delhi. He received PhD in Cancer biology at Department of Biochemistry at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, in 2009. He is recipient of multiple awards including prestigious “DBT-Ramalingaswami fellowship” and “DST-Ramanujan fellowship” awards from Govt. of India.

In 2009, he joined the Vanderbilt Medical Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN USA as a postdoctoral fellow, and worked on tight junction proteins (claudins) and their role in regulation of cell migration and epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT). In 2012, he joined the group of Adam R Karpf at Eppley Institute, UNMC, as a senior postdoc and  worked on Cancer-Testis/germline antigen POTE, Epigenetic mechanism of regulations and biomarkers. He got expertise in Epigenetic & Gene regulation from He has published multiple research articles, abstracts in national and international journals. He is actively involved in ePG-Pathshala, an MHRD, National Mission on Education through ICT (NME-ICT) venture to develop e-content at postgraduate level that will help to improve the education system in India. Dr. Sharma has been the principal investigator and co-investigator in multiple projects for gynecological cancer. He is the coordinator for Indian Cancer Research Consortium as well as member of National Consultation for strengthening cancer screening intervention. Dr. Sharma has been actively involved in establishing the “DBT-AIIMS/NCI-India Translational & Clinical Research Partnership Center” as PI with the help of DBT, GOI,  as well as Early Detection Research Network (EDRN) at NCI-India with collaboration with EDRN-NCI-USA.