Meet the Team

Team at NBC

Dr. K C Bansal Plant Biotechnology and Chloroplast biotechnology

Dr. Sunil K Deshmukh Industrial Mycology, Endophyte Biology and Natural Medicinal Compounds of Microbial Origin Bionote

Dr.Reena SinghTaxonomy, Functional and Field Applications of Mycorrhiza

Dr. Pushplata SinghComputational Genomics and Clinical genetics Bionote

Dr. Mandira KocharMicrobial Genetics and Genomics, Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, Nanomaterials for Agricultural Applications Bionote

Dr. Braj Raj Singh Nanomaterial synthesis and Fabrication for Agricultural Applications

Dr. Manish Kumar Gupta Computational Chemistry, Molecular Modeling & Chemoinformatics Bionote

Dr. Nupur Bahadur Nanotechnology and waste water treatment Bionote

Dr. Pannalal DeyPlant Growth promoting Microbe Biology Bionote

Dr. Ankit KumarPlant-Associated Microbe Biology

Dr. Amit Sharma Biophysics and Biochemistry, Macro-molecular Structure and Dynamics Bionote

Dr. Ratul K Das Biochemical and Bioprocess Engineering, Bio-nanotechnology Bionote

Dr. Mukul Kumar Dubey Nanomaterial and thin film based devices for applications in energy, environment and agriculture

Dr. Sangram Keshari Lenka Plant Biotechnology, Metabolic engineering, Genome Editing and Synthetic Biology

Dr. Rashi Vishwakarma Algal biofuels and bioproducts for industrial applications

Dr. Jitendra D WaghMolecular Plant-Microbe Interactions Bionote

Dr. Shivani SrivastavaMycorrhiza Biology and Plant Biotechnology Bionote

Dr. Leena JohnyMycorrhiza Biology and Plant Biotechnology Bionote

Dr. Ankita BediNanomaterial Biosynthesis from Wastes and its agricultural applications, Myconanomining

Dr. Amritpreet K MinhasBioprospecting and Biorefining of algal metabolites for nutraceutical applications Bionote

Dr. Rita Choudhary Nanoformulations for seed coating; Microencapsulation

Mr. Vipul KumarBioreactor Technologies

Dr. Alka Pandey Nanoformulations for Agricultural Applications Bionote

Mr. Chandrakant TripathiTechnical Support

Mr. Saksham GuptaTechnical Support

Mr. Deepak KumarMarketing

Ms. Sonaki RoyStudent Facilitator and HR Coordinator

Ms. Priyanka GuptaBiological sample preparation

Ms. Deep RajniChromatography – HPLC and GC-MS

Mr. HetramIn vitro culture maintenance of Agriculturally important microbes and Mycorrhiza

Mr. Devender JoshiIn vitro culture maintenance of agriculturally important microbes and mycorrhiza

Ms. Sadhana ShuklaCentre for Mycorrhiza Culture Collection

Ms. VarshaCentre for Mycorrhiza Culture Collection

Ms. Akanksha JaiswarComputational Biology

Ms. Illa Tiwary Electron Microscopy

Dr. Vatsala Koul Molecular Microbiology, Plant-Microbe Interactions

Consultants and Co-opted Members

Dr. P Mahesh Reddy Plant Molecular Biology and Nitrogen Fixation Bionote

Team at Deakin

Deakin Faculties involved in research and supervision of PhD Students at TD NBC

Prof. Peter Hodgson

Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Director of Research, Institute for Frontier Materials, Deakin University

Prof. Leigh Ackland

Personal Chair, Faculty of Sci. Eng. & Built Env., School of Life & Env. Sciences, Melbourne Burwood Campus, Deakin University


Prof. Colin Barrow

Alfred Deakin Professor and Chair in Biotechnology, Faculty of Sci. Eng. & Built Env., School of Life & Env. Sciences, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, Deakin University

Prof. Jagat Kanwar

Professor In Nanomedicine, Faculty of Health, School of Medicine, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, Deakin University


Prof. David Cahill

Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Sci. Eng. & Built Env., Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, Deakin University

Prof. Lingxue Kong

Professor (Research), Institute for Frontier Materials, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, Deakin University


Dr. Wenrong Yang

Senior Research Fellow (Biotechnology/Chemistry), Faculty of Sci. Eng. & Built Env., School of Life & Env. Sciences, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, Deakin University

Dr. Ludovic Dumee

Alfred Deakin Research Fellow, Institute for Frontier Materials Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, Deakin University


Dr. Xavier Conlan

Associate Head of School (Academic Programs And Student Experience), Faculty of Sci. Eng. & Built Env., School of Life & Env. Sciences, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, Deakin University

Dr. Angel AJ Torriero

Teaching Scholar, Chemistry, Faculty of Sci. Eng. & Built Env., School of Life & Env. Sciences, Melbourne Burwood Campus, Deakin University


Dr. Lambert Brau

Associate Head Of School (Development & International), Faculty of Sci. Eng. & Built Env., School of Life & Env. Sciences, Melbourne Burwood Campus, Deakin University

Dr. Paul Francis

Associate Professor, Faculty of Sci. Eng. & Built Env., School of Life & Env. Sciences, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, Deakin University


Dr. James Rookes

Lecturer In Biological Sciences, Faculty of Sci. Eng. & Built Env., School of Life & Env. Sciences, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, Deakin University

Dr. Nauman Khalid

Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Faculty of Sci. Eng. & Built Env., School of Life & Env. Sciences, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, Deakin University

PHD Students

Ms. Devangana Bhuyan Enrolled in 2017 View Superviser Details

Ms. Tanuka Sen Enrolled in 2017 View Superviser Details

Ms. Shalini Thakkar Enrolled in 2017 View Superviser Details

Ms. Poonam Shashidhar Enrolled in 2017 View Superviser Details

Mr. Rahul Chandra Mishra Enrolled in 2017 View Superviser Details

Ms. Nandini Bhattacharya Enrolled in 2017 View Superviser Details

Mr. Gaurav Chugh Enrolled in 2017 View Superviser Details

Ms. Aditi Pandit Enrolled in 2017 View Superviser Details

Ms.Shalini K VasanEnrolled in MS-PhD in 2015View Superviser Details

Mr. Ashish BediEnrolled in 2016 View Superviser Details

Alumni

  • Dr. Shivankar Agrawal Post-Doctoral Fellow at DBT-IBSD, Imphal

  • Dr. Indu Barwal Assistant Professor, DAV University, Jalandhar

  • Dr. Shivani SrivastavaMycorrhiza Biology and Plant Biotechnology, Currently Research Associate at TD-NBC

  • Dr. Leena Johny Mycorrhiza Biology and Plant Biotechnology, Currently Research Associate at TD-NBC

  • Dr. Pavan Sunkireddy Chitosan nanoparticles for Occular therapy, currently at Hetero Pharma, Hyderabad

  • Dr. Sandeep K Sure Cyanobacterial Nanowires and metal-interactions, Currently Research Associate at TD-NBC

  • Dr. Ankita Bedi Nanomaterial Biosynthesis from Wastes, Currently Project Associate at TD-NBC

  • Dr. Amritpreet K Minhas Biodiversity and Bioprospecting of Microalgae for Bioactives, Currently Research Associate at TD-NBC

  • Dr. Shilpi Vajpai Mechanism of Chromium tolerance in Aspergillus falvus

  • Dr. Rita Choudhary Nanoformulations for seed coating; Microencapsulation, Currently Project Associate at TD-NBC

  • Dr. Sreeparna Samanta Fungus Mediated Controlled Synthesis of Gold and Silver Nanoparticles, Currently Project Associate at TD-NBC