7th International Conference on Addictive Disorders and Alcoholism
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Ranjan Gupta is pursuing his PhD under Dr. Arundhati Sharma, Department of Anatomy, AIIMS on the “Epigenetic changes of Dopaminergic pathway genes and association of GRIN2A gene polymorphism with Alcohol Dependence”. During this period, he has mastered the Molecular biology techniques of Polymerase chain reaction (PCR), Methylation specific PCR, Real Time PCR, Restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) and DNA sequencing along with data analysis and interpretation through various bioinformatics tools. He is working in the field of addictive disorders and specifically investigating variations in genes and methylation status in the promoter regions of genes in the specific neurotransmitters in alcohol and opioid dependence.