Bhumika Sharma, MS, PhD
Dr. Bhumika Sharma is an Instructor in the Department of Pathobiology where she instructs students in molecular techniques. Dr. Sharma is also involved in lecture and laboratory sessions of an elective graduate course, Advanced Molecular Techniques, and assists in the processing of diagnostic samples requiring these techniques. She joined St. George’s as a volunteer researcher in April 2014, where she has been involved in research projects including study of intracellular bacteria (Ehrlichia canis and Anaplasma platys) in dogs. Dr. Sharma has been associated with collaborative projects on vector borne diseases between St. George’s University and various other institutes such as Kansas State University, National University of Asuncion, Paraguay and with Zoetis.
Dr. Sharma received her BSc from the University of Rajasthan, India in 2005, with a major in Microbiology, and minors in Zoology and Chemistry, and her MSc in Microbiology in 2007. She completed her PhD at St. George’s University in fall 2020.