Faculty



Name Qualification Designation Specialization
Prof. Jyoti Vakhlu M.Sc., Ph. D Director Microbial Biotechnology, Metagenomics
Prof. M. K. Dhar M.Sc, M. Phil, Ph. D Professor Plant Genomics and Molecular Biology, Molecular Cytogenetics
Dr. B.K. Bajaj M.Sc., Ph. D Associate Professor Industrial Biotechnology
Dr. Sanjana Kaul M.Sc., M. Phil., Ph. D Sr. Assistant Professor Fungal Biotechnology, Microbial Diversity and Prospecting
Dr.Madhulika Bhagat M.Sc., Ph. D Sr. Assistant Professor Natural Product Research, Pharmacogonosy
Dr. Ritu Mahajan M.Sc., Ph. D Assistant Professor Plant Molecular Genetics, Plant Tissue Culture
Dr. Nisha Kapoor M.Sc., Ph. D Assistant Professor Host-Pathogen interaction




Awards and International visits of faculty members

Prof. M. K. Dhar

• Honored with Fellow of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (FNAAS) fellowship in Jan’2016.

• Awarded DST-DAAD International Collaborative Research project and visited Leibniz Institute of Plant

• Genetics and Crop Research, Germany w.e.f. 26th Nov. 2011 to 12th Dec. 2011.

• Awarded Ekbote Prize by the Maharashtra Association for Cultivation of Science.

• Awarded distinguished Scientist Award by the Society for Plant Research


Dr. Jyoti Vakhlu

• Awarded DST-DAAD International Collaborative Research project ( 2017-18)  with University of Bremen, Germany.

• Attended ICTP-ICGEB sponsored workshop on System Biology and Microbial Ecology 2017 in Trieste , Italy  

• Invited to Deliver a lecture in V international conference on Saffron Biology , 2016  held in  Agadir Morroco 

  • Invited to deliver lecture and for scientific interactions at University of Nuechetel, Switzerland and at University of Lyon, France (2012). 


Dr. B.K. Bajaj

• Awarded International Travel Grant (Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt of India)for presenting research paper at Cambridge University, UK

• Awarded Invited Professor Scholarship (European-Union ERASMUS MUNDUS programme)- visited University of Nepal, Italy • Awarded Commonwealth Fellowship 2013-visited Aberystwyth Univ. UK

• Awarded with VLIR-UOS Scholarship 2014: Visited Department of Bioscience Engineering, University, Belgium.

Dr. Ritu Mahajan

• Awarded overall achievement award on Phyllosphere biology in plants in an International conference on Perspectives in Phyllosphere Biology held on 15-17th-Feb'2013 at Amity University, Noida

Dr. Nisha Kapoor

• Presented a paper entitled "PIM2 induced MMP-9 expression in macrophages requires PI3K and Notch1 signaling" at 7th European Workshop on Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases help at The Netherlands in Nov 2012