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Dr. Shailesh patidar

M.Sc. (Sardar Patel University), NET, Ph.D. (CSIR-CSMCRI, MKBU), Postdoc- University of Michigan, USA. Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea.


  • Synthetic ecology and biology for bioremediation, biofuel, and byproducts
  • Microalgae-bacteria interactions & Ecophysiology
  • Carbon sequestration & heavy metal contamination

Postdoc- Hanyang University, South Korea (2016-2018);  University of Michigan, USA (2019).

Ph.D.- Microbiology, CSIR- CSMCRI (Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute), M.K. Bhavnagar University, 2011- 2015 

M.Sc.- Environmental Science, Sardar Patel University, 2006-2008 

B.Sc.- Environmental Science, Sardar Patel University, 2003- 2006


Research Experience

Tenure and position Institute/ Agency Theme of the Project
April 2019 to July 2019, Research Fellow (Postdoc)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. 

May 2016 to April 2018, Postdoctoral fellow
Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea.
Involved in 3 projects: a. Molecular ecology of harmful algal blooms b. Effects of DOM generated by Tetraselmis cultivation on microbial food web c. Phycospheric engineering for biofuel.

June 2010- July 2015, Research scholar (JRF and SRF, PA III)
  CSIR-CSMCRI, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India.
a.Biofuel from marine microalgae (CSIR- MoES -NMITLI, INDIA). Worked on environmental assessment of biofuel, effects of CO2 on fatty acids, biorefinery and carbon sequestration. b.Potash Technology to empower the nation (CSIR, INDIA). Worked on bioleaching of potassium from feldspar by halophilic microbes

Sept. 2009- June 2010 Senior Research Fellow
Anand Agricultural University, Gujarat, India.
Effects of air pollution on crop growth (DST, INDIA). Worked on trace gas emission trends and their micrometeorological impacts on crop growth




S. No. Authors Title of Article Journal/Conference Details Journal/Conference Publication Year

UGC- SRG  Theme- (Ecotoxicology of Lanthanides in Macrophytes and algae)

DST-SERB   Theme- (Quorum sensing in synthetic ecology inspired models)   -

2 Ph.D. Positions are available for NET-JRF (CSIR/UGC/DBT) and DST-INSPIRE fellow

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