Sneh M Toprani
Research Associates

Sneh M Toprani

Research Associate

Environmental Health


Currently, Dr. Sneh is working as Research Associate Scientist in Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, MA, USA. Her research focuses on identifying functional DNA repair biomarker in non-small lung cancer patients for predicting disease risk and designing a personalized treatment plan based on patient's sensitivity to radiation and other DNA damaging agents.
She is also an Affiliated Research Scientist at SHINE, Harvard working with the Flight Attendant Health study to test the hypothesis whether compromised genomic integrity due to air travel exposures might play a role in elevated health risk observed in flight crew.
She is also Affiliated Radiation Oncology collaborater at Brigham Women Hospital to understand the effects of low dose radiation on human health in medical settings.

Bsc, 2006, Biotechnology and food production
University of Mumbai, India

Msc, 2008, Biotechnology
University of Mumbai, India

Diploma, 2010, Clinical Research
Reliance Life sciences, India

Diploma, 2016, Sport therapist
K11 Academy, India

Diploma, 2017, Fitness consultant
University of Mumbai, India

PhD, 2017, Life Sciences
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre-University of Mumbai, India

Diploma, 2018, MBA
Harvard GSAS Business School Club, Boston,MA

SC, 2020, Patent Law
Harvard GSAS Business School Club and Morrison & Foerster LLP, Boston, MA

SC, 2020, Project Management
Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center, Boston, MA

Postdoc, 2022, Genomics, Radiation and Cancer Biology
Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA

NCI fellowship 2020
National Cancer Institute, USA

Excellence in reviewing2020
Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International

Bharat Excellence award with gold medal2019
“Economic growth and national unity” FFI, Govt of India, New Delhi, India

Leading Educationist of India award with gold medal2019
“Economic growth and national unity” FFI, Govt of India, New Delhi, India

Travel award (Scholars-in-Training [SIT]2018
64th Annual Meeting of Radiation Research Society, Chicago, USA

Excellence in reviewing2018
Health Science Journal, Insight Medical Publishing

Best poster image (abstract booklet back cover)2018
Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health

Alexander Hollaender Travel Award2017
48th International Meeting of Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society, North Carolina, USA

Global Bhaitya Foundation excellence award2016
Global Bhaitya Foundation

Rashtriya Vidya Gaurav Puraskar2016
Indian Solitary Council, Government of India, New Delhi, India

Young Scientist Award2014
International Conference on Radiation Biology, New Delhi, India

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Delhi

Nominee of President’s Gold Medal of India 2008
University of Mumbai

Achievement of excellence Award in M.Sc2008
University of Mumbai

Best Student Award2007
University of Mumbai

Best environmental project award 2006
Guru Nanak Khalsa College

Achievement of excellence in education Award in Bsc2006
Guru Nanak Khalsa College, India

Best scientific project 2003
Guru Nanak Khalsa College

Silver medal and excellence Award2001
Maharashtra State Board