About me

In this lifelong exploration, my current destination is Sheffield where I am investigating the effect of microbubbles on yeast propagation and fermenation.
Qualification
Microsoft Certified Excel Specialist Microsoft Inc. 2010
PhD in Biotechnology Technical University of Denmark 2005
M.S. (Research) in Biochemical Engineering & Biotechnology Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi,India 1999
B.S. in Chemical Engineering Regional Engineering College, Durgapur, India 1997
Higher Secondary TVS Lakshmi Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Madurai, India 1993

Teaching & Administration

2007 – 2014

2009 –2014

2009 – Present

Chemistry teacher – Brockwood Park School, Hampshire, UKSchoolAdministrative & Database Coordinator. Chemistry

Teacher, Brockwood Park School, Hampshire, UK

Database Manager, Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, Hampshire, UK

Research

Jan 2018 – Postdoctoral researcher at The University of SheffieldUK on ‘yeast propagation and fermentation using microbubbles;.
Nov 2016 – Dec 2017 Postdoctoral researcher at Chalmers University, Sweden, on ‘Bioenergy’.
2014 – 2016 Postdoctoral researcher at University of Campinas, Brazil, on ‘Bioenergy’. Advisor: Prof. Andreas Karoly Gombert. Lab website
2005 – Aug 2006 Postdoctoral researcher at University of Pennsylvania, USA, on ‘Mitochondrial dysfunction in mammalian cells’.
2002 – 2005 Worked on the PhD project ‘Physiology of glucose repression mutants in Saccharomyces cerevisiae’at the Centre for Microbial Biotechnology, Biocentrum – DTU, Lyngby, Denmark.Advisors: Prof. Jens Nielsen and Associate Prof. Lisbeth Olsson, CMB, DTU, Denmark.
2002 – 2003 Worked on the project ‘Design of novel sugar transporters in yeast by gene shuffling’ at the Centre for Microbial Biotechnology, Biocentrum – DTU, Lyngby, Denmark.Advisors: Prof. Jens Nielsen and Associate Prof. Uffe. H. Mortensen, CMB, DTU, Denmark.
2001 – 2002 Research assistant at Centre for Microbial Biotechnology, Biocentrum-DTU in the project Metabolic Network Analysis of Saccharomyces cerevisiae’employing glucose repression and the redox metabolism as a case study’.
1999 – 2001 Junior research scientist in the Department of Biotechnology – India, sponsored project ‘Gellan (a bacterial polysaccharide) production, optimisation and applications’ at the Birla Institute of Scientific Research (BISR), Jaipur, India.Advisor: Prof. Purnendu Ghosh, Director, BISR, INDIA.
1999 Management trainee in the project ‘Hepatitis-B vaccine production’ at Cadila Pharmaceuticals, Ahmedabad, India.
1998 – 1999 M.S. Thesis:Production of Poly Hydroxy Alkanoates (PHAs; also known as bioplastics) from Cheap Substrates’, at Department of Biochemical engineering and Biotechnology, IIT, Delhi, India. Advisor: Dr. T. R. Sreekrishnan. IIT Delhi, India.

Publications

Please visit Google Scholar to see my list of scientific publications.

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