Dr. Deepali Jain

Assistant Director & Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Forensic Anthropology, M.Sc., B.Sc.

Phone No. – 08770696827, Ext.302

Email – deepali.jain@rru.ac.in

Research area: Forensic Anthropology, Forensic Odontology, Forensic Biology, Forensic Medicine & Fingerprints

About Dr. Deepali Jain

Dr. Deepali Jain is committed researcher, editor, and insightful academician. She holds Ph.D. degree in Forensic Science, with the specialisation in Forensic Anthropology from Punjabi University, Patiala. She has completed her master’s degree in Anthropology from Hansraj College, Delhi University, Delhi with excellent academic score. She is awarded with National Eligibility Test from University Grants Commission. Her interest areas of research include Forensic Anthropology, Forensic Odontology, Forensic Biology, Forensic Medicine & Fingerprints. She has more than 14 research publications in different National and International Journals and has chapters in Books and Magazines. She has completed her bachelor’s degree in life science’s from Jiwaji University, Gwalior.

She has served as Faculty of Forensic Science at Department of Biotechnology, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow where she taught various sub disciplines of Forensic Science, guided 42 post graduate students for their M.Sc. dissertation work and undertook various administrative roles and responsibilities. Post that she has been Joined as an Assistant Professor (Forensic Science) at Rashtriya Raksha University since November 2021. She has organized, attended, chaired several conferences, seminars, workshops of National & International level and has presented several research papers. Also, she has been a visiting faculty and examiner at National PG College, Lucknow University, Lucknow (U.P.).

She is Managing Editor of “Forensic Science International: Reports”. She has been conferred best paper awards at International conferences. She has worked as an investigator including survey, data collection and analysis in the study entitled “Impact of Flood on Nutritional Status of Under Five Children in Bahraich (U.P)” conducted by Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi (MICRODIS, EU Funded Project Entitled “Integrated Health, Social and Economic Impacts of Extreme Events: Evidence, Methods and Tools”). She has been involved in bringing new ideas and initiatives for the development of her professional competency and organization as a whole.

  • Ph.D. in Forensic Anthropology for Doctoral Research work titled “Application of Cranial measurements in Sex Discrimination.” from Department of Forensic Science, Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab
  • M.Sc. in Anthropology from Hansraj College, Delhi University, Delhi
  • B.Sc. (Life science) from Jiwaji University, Gwalior
  • One-year Certificate Course in Forensic Science from Department of Anthropology, Delhi University, Delhi
  • Completed Certificate Course in Punjabi Language from Punjabi University, Patiala
  • I currently hold the role of Assistant Director at School of Behavioral Sciences and Forensic Investigations, Rashtriya Raksha University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat since December 22, 2023 to present. Additionally, I have been serving as an Assistant Professor (Forensic Science) at Rashtriya Raksha University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat since November, 2021 to present.
  • Actively involved in Teaching, training, Research, practical demonstrations, lab work, academic administration, and other allied academic activities.
  • Served as Director I/c at School of Forensics, Risk Management & National Security, Rashtriya Raksha University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat since December 22, 2022 to December 22, 2023.
  • Five years teaching experience as a Faculty in Forensic Science at Department of Biotechnology, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, U.P.
  • Two years teaching experience as a visiting Faculty at National PG College, Lucknow University, Lucknow, U.P.
  • Five years research experience in Forensic Anthropology as Research Scholar at Department of Forensic Science, Punjabi University, Patiala.
  • Qualified UGC-NET examination for Lectureship.
  • Secured 1st rank in paper presentation on” Violence against women and children: A case study of homicidal deaths of Gorakhpur (U.P.)” in the “International conference on POCSO & GENDER EQUALITY organized by State Forensic Science Laboratory, Lucknow, (U.P.) 2016.
  • Best Paper presented on “Forensic investigation of cranial injuries due to blunt force trauma” in the “International conference on POCSO & GENDER EQUALITY organized by State Forensic Science Laboratory, Lucknow, (U.P.) 2016.
  • Chaired a technical session in “International conference on POCSO & GENDER EQUALITY organized by State Forensic Science Laboratory, Lucknow, (U.P.) 2016.
  • Member of more than 10 interview panels for recruitment of various Teaching and non-teaching staffs at Rashtriya Raksha Shakti University, Gandhinagar.
  • Managing Editor of Journal “Forensic Science International: Reports”.
  • Executive Board Member of Indian Academy of Medicolegal Experts.
  • Research Advisory Committee Member of Ph.D. Forensic Science at SFRMNS, RRU.
  • Chairperson of Board of studies of M.Sc. Forensic Science and M.Sc. /M.Com. Forensic Accounting and Financial Investigations, 2023 at SFRMNS, RRU.
  • Member of 25th and 26th Academic council meeting held on 14th March and 22nd March, 2023.
  • Course Coordinator of M.Sc. Forensic Science at SBSFI.
  • Criterion Member of NAAC committee of RRU.
  • Delivered lecture on “Injuries in Road Traffic Accidents” in ITEC training programme on Road Safety and Traffic enforcement for Nepal Police officers at SISPA, RRU on 08/09/2023
  • Organized Hands-on-Training on “Demonstration of instruments used in crime investigation” and delivered sessions for the Officials of Economic Offence Wing (EOW), Crime Branch, Ahmedabad City, Gujarat Police at SFRMNS, RRU from 10/08/2023 – 11/08/2023
  • Chaired a scientific session on “Forensic Science/Law”, in the 12th International Conference of “India Academy of Medicolegal Experts” at Department of Forensic Medicine, NEIGRIHMS, Shillong from 1/06/2023 – 4/06/2023.
  • Presented a paper on “Odontometric Analysis of Maxillary Teeth and their Potential in Sex Determination” in the 12th International Conference of “India Academy of Medicolegal Experts” at Department of Forensic Medicine, NEIGRIHMS, Shillong from 1/06/2023 – 4/06/2023.
  • Conducted a workshop on “Crime scene Management” in the 12th International Conference of “India Academy of Medicolegal Experts” organized by the Department of Forensic Medicine, NEIGRIHMS, Shillong from 1st June to 4th June.
  • Delivered expert lecture on “Fingerprints in Crime Investigation” in eITEC Program on Fingerprints, Marks and Questioned Document Examination for Officials from 7 different countries at SFRMNS, RRU from 06/02/2023 – 10/02/2023.
  • Delivered an expert lecture on “Crime Scene investigation” for training candidates of the “Basic Course in Corporate Security Management” Delivered a expert lecture on “Crime Scene investigation” for training candidates of the “Basic Course in Corporate Security Management” at SPICSM, Rashtriya Raksha University on 31/01/2023.
  • Participated in two days training program on CaseWare IDEA software SFRMNS, RRU from 2/05/2023 – 3/05/2023 at School of Security, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Rashtriya Raksha University from 24/02/2023 to 2/03/2023.
  • Completed One-week Faculty Development Programme on “Emerging Challenges of Criminal Justice System: Way Forward”
  • Delivered two expert lectures on “Human Identification through Anthropological means” and “Identification through Biological Evidence” in 2-Week Specialized Training for the Officials of Nigeria Law Enforcement Agencies at SISPA, RRU held from 9/01/2023 to 20/01/2023.
  • Delivered a lecture on “Forensic analysis through skeletal remains (species of origin, aging, sexing and stature estimation from human skeleton, superimposition and Human identity” in ITEC programme of Ministry of External Affairs organized by SFRMNS, RRU from 4th July to 8th July 2022.
  • Delivered three lectures including one hands-on practical on facial reconstruction in Human Identification programme organized by SFRMNS, RRU from 19th-21st April 2022
  • Delivered invited expert lecture on “Sex determination from odontometric analysis using discriminant function analysis in Dimasa Kachari population of Assam” in “International Conference of Forensic Odontology and Child Abuse” organized by Forensic Odontology Unit, Department of Oral Pathology & Microbiology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, (U.P.) 2019.
  • Best paper presented on “Violence against women and children: A case study of homicidal deaths of Gorakhpur (U.P.)” in the “International conference on POCSO & GENDER EQUALITY organized by State Forensic Science Laboratory, Lucknow, (U.P.) 2016.
  • Presented paper on “Forensic investigation of cranial injuries due to blunt force trauma” in the “International conference on POCSO & GENDER EQUALITY organized by State Forensic Science Laboratory, Lucknow, (U.P.) 2016.
  • Presented paper on “An Assessment of sex using craniofacial measurements in human crania by using discriminant function analysis” in the “Role of Forensic Science in Disaster Victim Identification in Indian Perspective” organized by DR. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Institute of Forensic Science and Criminology, Jhansi, (U.P.) 2016.
  • Poster Presented on “Role of acquaintance in sexual assault crimes against women” in the “International conference on POCSO & GENDER EQUALITY organized by State Forensic Science Laboratory, Lucknow, (U.P.) 2016.
  • Presented paper on “Sex determination from craniofacial measurements in human crania by using discriminant function analysis” in the “International Symposium on Emerging Paradigms in Forensic Science” organized by Department of Forensic Science, Punjabi University, Patiala, 2013.
  • Presented paper on “Influence on socio-economic status on physical growth of the Jain females of Delhi” in the “National Seminar on Contemporary Issues in Human Biology in the 21st Century” organized by Department of Forensic Science, Punjabi University, Patiala, 2012.
  • Presented paper on “Application of Mastoid area measurements in cranial sex determination” in the “National Symposium on Education and Research in Forensic Science: Issues and Challenges” organized by Department of Forensic Science, Punjabi university, Patiala, 2012.
  • Presented paper on “Effect of socio-economic status on growth among female Jains of Delhi” in the “National Symposium on Shaping India’s Future: Role of Anthropology and Psychology” organized by the Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, 2012.
  • Presented paper on “Use of opisthion-bimastoid triangle in determining sex of human crania” in the “Indian National Confederation and Academy of Anthropologists: Inter-Congress in Anthropology” organized by Department of Anthropology, University of Lucknow, Lucknow, 2012.
  • Presented paper on “Sex differences in head, face, hand and foot lengths among Rajputs of Dadar and Nagar Haveli” in the “National Seminar on Globalization, Urbanization and Migration: Anthropological Dimensions of Trends and Impacts” organized by Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, 2011.
  • Presented paper on “Stature estimation from upper limb and facial dimensions among Gaddis of Palampur, Himachal Pradesh” in the “National Seminar on Role of Forensic Science in Criminal Justice system organized by Institute of Forensic Science and criminology, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, 2011.
  • Presented paper on “Estimation of stature among Gaddis of Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, using facial and upper limb measurements” International symposium on emerging trends of Forensic science organized by Department of Forensic science, Punjabi University, Patiala, 2010.
  • Research paper titled “Assessment of sexual dimorphism using palatal rugae morphometry in the population of Lucknow, U.P.” (2023); 26 (1&2): 39-44 authored by Deepali Jain, Swati Tiwari, Saptrishi Rao and Shalini Gupta.
  • Research paper titled “A study of efficacy of lip print as a tool for personal identification” in Journal of Punjab Academy of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology (2022); 22 (1): 58-64; DOI: 10.5958/0974-083X.2022.00010.3; ISSN: 0972-5687 authored by Jai Vrat vajpai, Deepali Jain, Pranjal Yadav, O.P. Jasuja.
  • Research paper titled “Forensic odontological evidence in crime investigation and court of Law” in International Journal of Forensic Science and Legal Medicine (2022); 2(1): 10-13 authored by J.R. Gaur, Shakti Prakash, Deepali Jain and Deepika Mistry.
  • Research paper titled “Comparative analysis of preservatives used for efficient forensic DNA extraction from fetal tissues” in Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology (2021); 38 (1):29-35; DOI: 10.5958/0974-4568.2021.00005.3 authored by Deepali Jain, Biswamitra Parua, Naresh Kumar and J.R. Gaur.
  • Research paper titled “Sex determination from odontometric analysis using discriminant function analysis in Dimasa Kachari population of Assam” in Journal of forensic sciences and criminal Investigations, Juniper publishers (2019); 11(5): 01-07; DOI: 10.19080/JFSCI.2019.11.555825; ISSN: 2476-1311 authored by Kirti Sharma, Deepali Jain and Rajeev Kumar.
  • Research paper titled “An Assessment of sex using craniofacial measurements of human crania by discriminant function analysis” in Romanian Journal of Legal Medicine (2016); 24: 294-299; DOI: 10.4323/rjlm.2016.294; ISSN 1221-8618 authored by Deepali Jain, O.P. Jasuja and Surinder Nath.
  • Research paper titled “Violence against women and children: A case study of homicidal deaths of Gorakhpur (U.P.) in Souvenir of International conference on POCSO & GENDER EQUALITY” organized by State Forensic Science Laboratory, Lucknow, (U.P.) (2016) authored by Pradeep Kumar and Deepali Jain.
  • Research paper titled “Identification of sex using orbital measurements” in Indian Journal of Physical Anthropology and Human Genetics (2015); 34(1): 97-108 ISBN: – 0378-8156 authored by Deepali Jain, O.P. Jasuja and Surinder Nath.
  • Research paper titled “Evaluation of foramen magnum in sex determination from human crania by using discriminant function analysis” in El Mednifico Journal (2014); 2(2): 89-92; DOI: 10.18035/emj. v2i2.82; ISSN: 2307-7301 authored by Deepali Jain, O.P. Jasuja and Surinder Nath.
  • Research paper titled “Determination of sex from mastoid process by using discriminant function analysis” in Indian Journal of Physical Anthropology and Human Genetics, (2013); 32(2): 245-247; ISBN: – 0378-8156 authored by Deepali Jain, O.P. Jasuja and Surinder Nath.
  • Research paper titled “Use of facial and upper limb measurements in reconstruction of stature among Gaddis of Palampur, Himachal Pradesh” in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice System, Selective and Scientific Books (2013); 314-345 authored by Deepali Jain and Surinder Nath.
  • Research paper titled “Sex determination of human crania using mastoid triangle and opisthion-bimastoid triangle” in Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine; (2012); 20(4): 255-259. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jflm.2012.09.020; ISSN: 1752-928X) authored by Deepali Jain, O.P. Jasuja and Surinder Nath.
  • Research paper titled “Sex differences in head, face, hand and foot lengths among Rajputs of Dadar and Nagar Haveli” (2012); Voice of Intellectual man, 1: (2) 139-146; ISSN: 2231-6914 authored by Deepali Jain and Surinder Nath.

Books

  • Chapter on the topic titled “Life and Works of Prof. Surinder Nath towards Bio-anthropological and Forensic-anthropological studies in India published in “Architects of Anthropology in India” (2022) Published by Gyan Publishing house, New- Delhi.

Magazines

  • Sexual assault forensic evidence “SAFE” collection from putrefied bodies. PMS Magazine. Provincial medical services association U.P; (2016); 3(2): 33-36 authored by Deepali Jain and Ghyasuddin Khan.
  • Organized two days Training Program on “Prevention and Mitigation of Financial Frauds” for CRPF officers of Jaipur on January 23rd and January 24th, 2024
  • Nodal Officer and Coordinator of ITEC Training Program on “Financial Fraud investigations” for Nigeria Law Enforcement officers at SBSFI, RRU organized from January 8th to January 19th, 2024
  • Nodal Officer and Coordinator of ITEC Training Program on “Financial Fraud investigations” for Nepal Police Officers at SFRMNS, RRU organized from July 17 to July 28, 2023
  • Nodal Officer and Coordinator of ITEC Training Program on “Financial Fraud investigations” for Nepal Police Officers at SFRMNS, RRU organized from September 04 to September 15, 2023.
  • Coordinator of Capacity Building Programme of CBI Investigating Officers at SFRMNS, RRU organized from 21st November to 26th November, 2022.
  • Coordinator of Five Days e-ITEC Training Program on Fingerprints, Marks, and Questioned Documents Examination” conducted from February 6, 2023, to February 10, 2023.
  • Co-Coordinator of Capacity Building Programme of CBI Investigating Officers at SFRMNS, RRU organized from29th August, 2022 to 3rd September, 2022
  • Co-Coordinator of Capacity Building Programme of CBI Investigating Officers (18th July to 23rdJuly) at SFRMNS, RRU.
  • Organizing Committee member of Capacity Building Programme of CBI Investigating Officers (4th April to 9th April) at SFRMNS, RRU.
  • Worked as Co-Coordinator in three Capacity Building Programmes of CBI Investigating Officers from 18th July to 23rd July; 19th to 24th September; 29th August to 23rd September at SFRMNS, Rashtriya Raksha University.
  • National coordinator and Advisory Committee member in “International Conference of Forensic Odontology and Child Abuse” organized by Forensic Odontology Unit, Department of Oral Pathology & Microbiology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, (U.P.) 2019.
  • Assisted in organizing one Day workshop on “Disaster Victim Identification” organized by Dr. Shalini Gupta, Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, King George Medical University, Lucknow (U.P.) 2018.
  • Member of organizing committee of two days “International conference on POCSO & GENDER EQUALITY organized by State Forensic Science Laboratory, Lucknow, (U.P.) 2016.
  • Participated in the 12th International Conference of “India Academy of Medicolegal Experts” organised by the Department of Forensic Medicine, NEIGRIHMS, Shillong from 1st June to 4th June.
  • Conducted a workshop on “Crime Scene Management” in the 12th International Conference of “India Academy of Medicolegal Experts” organised by the Department of Forensic Medicine, NEIGRIHMS, Shillong from 1st June to 4th June.
  • Attended a workshop on “Virtopsy” in the 12th International Conference of “India Academy of Medicolegal Experts” at Department of Forensic Medicine, NEIGRIHMS, Shillong from 1/06/2023 – 4/06/2023.
  • Participated in two days training program on CaseWare IDEA software SFRMNS, RRU from 2/05/2023 – 3/05/2023.
  • Completed One-week Faculty Development Programme on “Emerging Challenges of Criminal Justice System: Way Forward” School of Security, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Rashtriya Raksha University from 24/02/2023 to 2/03/2023.
  • Received Hands-on Training on Dust Lifting Kit, FTIR and UV Visible Spectrophotometer, 3 Days Hands-on training on HPLC at SFRMNS, RRU in 10/01/2023.
  • Completed training program on “Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)” at Directorate of Research and Publications held on 25-26/09/2022.
  • Online Workshop on “Research Ethics and Plagiarism” Learning Resource Centre and Internal Quality Assurance Cell, on 7/07/ 2022.
  • International Workshop on “Data Science with Machine Learning for Research Scholars and Faculties at Directorate of Research and Publications held from 21/02/2022 – 25-02/2022.
  • Participated in “International Conference of Forensic Odontology and Child Abuse” organized by Forensic Odontology Unit, Department of Oral Pathology & Microbiology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, (U.P.) 2019.
  • Participated in 12 days training on Faculty Development Program during 08-01-19 to 19-01-19 implemented by Centre of Technology and Entrepreneurship Development (CETD) organised at BBAU Lucknow (U.P.).
  • Attended workshop on “Medical Examination and Preparation of Medico-Legal Report” organized by “Department of Women and Child Development on” 15-16th July 2016 in Allahabad”.
  • Attended Workshop on “Fingerprint and Documentation” organized by “Center for Psychological Assessment and Management”.
  • Successfully completed six months training at Medicolegal Department, Forensic Science Laboratory, Lucknow, U.P., 2016.
  • Participated in “International conference on POCSO & GENDER EQUALITY organized by State Forensic Science Laboratory, Lucknow, (U.P.) 2016.
  • Participated in “Role of Forensic Science in Disaster Victim Identification in Indian Perspective” organized by DR. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Institute of Forensic Science and Criminology, Jhansi, U.P., 2016.
  • Participated in “International Symposium on Emerging Paradigms in Forensic Science” organized by Department of Forensic Science, Punjabi University, Patiala, 2013.
  • Participated in “National Seminar on Contemporary Issues in Human Biology in the 21st Century” organized by Department of Forensic Science, Punjabi University, Patiala, 2012.
  • Participated in “National Symposium on Education and Research in Forensic Science: Issues and Challenges” organized by Department of Forensic Science, Punjabi university, Patiala, 2012.
  • Participated in “National Symposium on Shaping India’s Future: Role of Anthropology and Psychology” organized by the Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, 2012.
  • Participated in “Indian National Confederation and Academy of Anthropologists: Inter-Congress in Anthropology” organized by Department of Anthropology, University of Lucknow, Lucknow, 2012.
  • Participated in “National Seminar on Globalization, Urbanization and Migration: Anthropological Dimensions of Trends and Impacts” organized by Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, 2011.
  • Participated in “National Seminar on Role of Forensic Science in Criminal Justice system organized by Institute of Forensic Science and criminology, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, 2011.
  • Attended “National Seminar Paradigm in New Anthropology (Genome Diversity, Disease, obesity and Health)” organized by Department of Anthropology, Delhi University, Delhi, 2010.
  • Attended in National symposium on “Challenging Areas in Forensic Science” organized by SGTB Khalsa College, Delhi University, Delhi, 2010.
  • Participated in International symposium on emerging trends of Forensic science organized by Department of Forensic science, Punjabi University, Patiala, 2010.
  • Attended National seminar on “Emerging Scenario in Forensic Science” in Institute of Forensic Science and Criminology, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, 2009.
  • Managing Editor of Journal “Forensic Science International: Reports”.
  • Executive Board Member of Indian Academy of Medicolegal Experts.
  • Serving as ‘Nodal Officer’ of the of the CSR research project on “Forensic Research for the Mitigation of Financial forgeries and Frauds” since august, 2023 funded by CDSL.
  • Worked as an investigator including survey, data collection and analysis in the study entitled “Impact of Flood on Nutritional Status of Under Five Children in Bahraich (U.P)” conducted by Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi (MICRODIS, EU Funded Project Entitled “Integrated Health, Social and Economic Impacts of Extreme Events: Evidence, Methods and Tools”).