Geetanjali Bansal, Ph.D.

Scientific Review Officer

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), NIH


Dr. Geetanjali Bansal earned her Master of Science (Honors School) degree in Biophysics and Ph.D. in Life Sciences from Panjab University, Chandigarh, India. There she studied the role of heat shock proteins and redox signaling in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. She received her post-doctoral training at NIAID and NIDDK in cell signaling in asthma and allergy, and autoimmunity. Immediately before returning to the NIH as SRO, she was a Research Assistant Professor at Georgetown University. Her work has been published in leading journals such as Nature Immunology, Journal of Immunology and Journal of Biological Chemistry. Dr. Bansal serves as a Scientific Review Officer for the special emphasis panels for the review of grant applications and contract proposals received by NIAID.

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