Dr Tushar Kaushik

Name : Saurabh Gaikwad

Designation : Ph.D. Student (CSIR-SRF)

Brief Background :

Worked as Project Assistant in Interactive Research School for Health Affairs (IRSHA) on a project entitled, “Biotechnological potential of halophilic micro-organisms”.

Contact Details :

  • B.Sc. Microbiology, from Savitribai Phule Pune University (2012)

  • M.Sc. Microbiology Savitribai Phule Pune University (2014)

  • GATE qualified 2016

  • ICAR-NET qualified 2017

  • CSIR-SRF 2018

Developing mitigation strategy for containment of petroleum reservoir souring and SRB induced corrosion. For this, we have developed a cocktail of SRB specific bacteriophages. My research aims to optimise and scale-up this process. Other research interests: Molecular identification and 16S metagenomics.

Parmar, K.M., Gaikwad, S.L., Dhakephalkar, P.K., Kothari, R. and Singh, R.P., 2017. Intriguing interaction of bacteriophage-host association: an understanding in the era of omics. Frontiers in microbiology8, p.559.