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Skidmore College
Biology Department

imageDr. Neha Arora


Biology Department - CIS 110B
Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

(518) 580-8284

(518) 580-5071


Education and Professional Training:

  • Jaypee Institute of Technology, B.Tech, Biotechnology (2011)
  • Jaypee Institute of Technology, M.Tech, Biotechnology (2012)
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Ph.D. Biotechnology (2018)
  • University of South Florida, Postdoctoral Research

Neha Arora, Ph.D. is an Instructor at Department of Biology, Skidmore College with expertise in the field of Microbial biotechnology. Her research focuses on microbial based biofuels, bioremediation, platform chemicals and value-added products. Her current research theme embraces algal omics and genetic engineering for enhanced bioproduct production. Her goal is to develop algal based biorefinery pertaining to energy, nutrition demand and waste mitigation. Her research also focuses on finding sustainable solutions to mitigate harmful algal bloom. She has 54 publications including research, reviews, and book chapters and 01 patent. She serves as the Associate Editor for Frontiers in Microbiology, Frontiers in Bioenergy and Biofuels, and MDPI Processes. In addition, she contributes her expertise by reviewing articles for several journals.