Name : Mr. Samadhan Ananda Pardhi

Designation : Laboratory Assistant-A

Job Description :

  • Working as an Assistant in various laboratories at biodiversity and paleobiology (plants and diatoms).
  • Assistant to the scientists and research scholars in the field work for collecting diatoms and plants in different regions of the country.
  • Processing the diatom samples and preparing permanent slides for counting and identification.
  • Accessioning and maintaining the diatom database as well as the herbarium.
  • Preparing the herbarium for sampled plants followed by poisoning and mounting the plant specimens as well as identification.
  • Preparation of standard solutions, molecular & common reagents, weighing and measuring of salts and chemicals, filtration, precipitation etc.

Contact Details :


  • B Sc, M.Sc. Botany
  • Samadhan Pardhi, Anbukkarasu Vigneshwaran J. Patrick Kociolek, Anton Glushchenko, Maxim Kulikovskiy & Balasubramanian Karthick. Morphological investigation and description of two new Gomphonema Ehrenberg (Bacillariophyta) species from India and Vietnam with biogeographical comments, Phytotaxa 468 (2): 175–189 DOI:
  • Radhakrishnan, C., Pardhi, S., Kulikovskiy, M., Kociolek, J. P., & Karthick, B. (2020). Navicula watveae sp. nov.(Bacillariophyceae) a new diatom species from the Western Ghats, India. Phytotaxa, 433(1), 20-26. DOI: