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
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 microbiology, 8, p.559.