|M. Sc.||2008 – 2010||Plant and Environmental Sciences (major) and Microbiology (minor) – Clemson University, Clemson, SC.|
|M. Sc.||2002 – 2004||Microbiology – Sardar Patel University, Gujarat, India.
|B. Sc.||1999 – 2002||Microbiology – Saurashtra University, Gujarat, India.|
|Jan 2016 – present||Laboratory Researcher IV. Dr. Ilya Raskin’s Laboratory. SEBS, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.|
|Jun 2015 – Dec 2015||Laboratory Technician. Department of Pharmaceutics at Rutgers University.
|Mar 2015 – May 2015||Senior Research Support Specialist. Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Upstate Medical University, NY.
|Feb 2011 – Feb 2012||Junior Scientist. Department of Plant Biology at University of Minnesota.
|Sep 2004 – Jan 2006||Technical Supervisor. Quality Control Department at Cadila Pharmaceuticals, India.|
Graduate Research Work
- Graduate Research Assistant: Entomology, Soils, and Plant Sciences, Clemson University, SC.
- Advisor: Dr. Guido Schnabel, Professor and Plant Pathologist.
- Research project: Characterization of transgenic plum lines expressing Gastrodia anti-fungal protein (GAFP-1) under bul409 promoter.
- Skubel, S., Dushenkov, V., Graf, B., Niu, Q., Poulev, A., Kalariya, H., Foxcroft, L., Raskin, I. Rapid, field-deployable method for collecting and preserving plant metabolome for biochemical and functional characterization. PLoS|ONE, Vol. 13, No. 9, article e0203569, 2018.
- Kuhn, P., Kalariya, H., Poulev, A., Ribnicky, D. M., Jaja-Chimedza, A., Roopchand, D. E., and Raskin, I. Grape polyphenols reduce gut-localized reactive oxygen species associated with the development of metabolic syndrome in mice. PLoS|One, published Oct. 11, 2018.
- Zhang, Li, Carmody, R. N., Kalariya, H., Duran, R., Moskal, K., Poulev, A., Kuhn, P., Tveter, K., Turnbaugh, P. J., Raskin, I., Roopchand, D. E. Grape proanthocyanidin-induced intestinal bloom of Akkermansia muciniphila is dependent on its baseline abundance and precedes activation of host genes related to metabolic health. J. Nutr. Biochem., Vol. 56, pp. 142-151, 2018.
- Kalariya, H. M., Schnabel, G., Petri, C., Scorza, R. Generation and Characterization of Transgenic Plum Lines Expressing gafp-1 with the bul409 Promoter. HortScience, Vol. 46, No. 7, pp. 975-980, 2011.
- Nagel, A. K., Kalariya, H. M., Schnabel, G. The Gastrodia Antifungal Protein (GAFP-1) and its Transcript Are Absent from Scions of Chimeric-grafted Plum. HortScience, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 188-192, 2010.(Rated among the top 10 HortScience articles read in March, 2010)