Dr Tushar Kaushik

Name : Jyoti Arun Mohite

Designation : Ph.D. Scholar

Brief Background :

I was working as assistant professor in Microbiology Department at Modern College Shivajinagar, Pune. I have joined MACS-Agharkar research institute, Pune as a research student and registered for Ph.D.

Contact Details :


  • B.Sc Biotechnology – Shivaji University 2013
  • M.Sc Microbiology- SPPU 2015

Methanotroph biology and itsapplications, Microbial diversity and ecology

  1. Khatri, K., Mohite, J.A., Pandit, P.S., Bahulikar, R. and Rahalkar, M.C., 2019. Description of ‘Ca. Methylobacter oryzae’KRF1, a novel species from the environmentally important Methylobacter clade 2. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, pp.1-7.
  2. Khatri, K., Pandit, P. S., Mohite, J. A., Bahulikar, R. A., & Rahalkar, M. C. (2019). A novel gammaproteobacterial methanotroph from Methylococccaeae; strain FWC3, isolated from canal sediment from Western India. BioRxiv, 696807. https://doi.org/10.1101/696807
  3. Rahalkar, M., Khatri, K., Mohite, J., Pandit, P., &Bahulikar, R. (2020). Description and Genome Analysis of Methylotetracoccus aquaticus sp. nov., a Novel Tropical Wetland Methanotroph, with the Amended Description of Methylotetracoccus gen. nov.https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints202001.0173.v1

Rahalkar, M. C., Khatri, K., Mohite, J., Pandit, P. S., &Bahulikar, R. A. (2020). A novel Type I methanotroph Methylolobus aquaticus gen. nov. sp. nov. isolated from a tropical wetland. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10482-020-01410-9