Meet the Team

Team at NBC

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

Dr.Reena SinghTaxonomy, Functional and Field Applications of Mycorrhiza

Dr. Pushplata SinghComputational Genomics and Clinical genetics

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

Dr. Braj Raj SinghNanomaterial ynthesisand Fabrication for Agricultural Applications

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

Dr. Debabrata AcharyaChemometry and Metabolomics

Dr. Nihar RanjanSynthetic Organic Chemistry and Biophysical chemistry of Nucleic Acids

Dr. Pannalal DeyPlant Growth promoting Microbe Biology

Dr. Sandip A GhugePlant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Dr. Ankit KumarPlant-Associated Microbe Biology

Dr. Jitendra D WaghMolecular Plant-Microbe Interactions

Dr. Shivani SrivastavaMycorrhiza Biology and Plant Biotechnology

Dr. Leena JohnyMycorrhiza Biology and Plant Biotechnology

Dr. Sandeep K SureNanomicrobiology, Transmission electron microscopy, Energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy, Atomic force microscopy

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

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

Dr. Rita Choudhary Nanoformulations for seed coating; Microencapsulation

Dr. Sreeparna Samanta Fungus Mediated Controlled Synthesis of Gold and Silver Nanoparticles

Mr. Vipul KumarBioreactor Technologies

Ms. Alka Pandey Nanoformulations for Agricultural Applications

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. Aditya GaurElectron Microscopy Techniques, Server administration

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

Mr. Vikas Shukla

Ms. Aditi Pandit Mycorrhiza-bacterial interactions

Ms. Akanksha JaiswarComputational Biology

Ms. Deepti Varshney Computational Biology

Ms. Illa Tiwary Electron Microscopy

New Faculties

  • Dr. Mukul Kumar DubeySynthesis, characterization and functionalization of nanomaterials, Energy in Agriculture

  • Dr Amit SharmaProtein structure determination and Conformational dynamics, Wide-angle X-Ray scattering and Crystallography

  • Dr Ratul Kumar DasBiochemical and Bioprocess Engineering, Bio-nanotechnology

  • Dr Sangram Keshari LenkaPlant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

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. Munish Puri

Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Sci. Eng. & Built Env., School of Life & Env. Sciences, 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. Indu Barwal Thesis Submitted to TERI University

Mr. Shivankar Agrawal Enrolled in Phd 2012

Ms. Vatsala KoulEnrolled in 2013 at TERI University

Ms.Shalini K VasanEnrolled in MS-PhD in 2015

Mr. Ashish BediEnrolled in 2016

Alumni

  • Dr. Shivani Srivastava Mycorrhiza 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