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Name : Subhash Gaikwad

Designation : Technical Officer – A

Job Description :

  • Exploration of Biodiversity rich localities for survey and collection of Fungi & Lichens samples.
  • Arranging herbarium specimens for accession in Ajrekar Mycological Herbarium(AMH – Fungi & Lichens).
  • Chemo-taxonomic studies of Lichens
  • Studies on lichen metabolites for its various biological activities.
  • Preservation of fungal cultures and their long-term maintenance.

Contact Details :

9049852220 ,020-25325110

  • M.Sc., Ph.D. (Botany)
  1. NN Wijayawardene, KD Hyde, et al. (2020). Outline of Fungi and fungus-like taxa. Mycosphere. 11(1):1060-1456.
  2. SK Singh, PN Singh, SB Gaikwad, DK Maurya. (2018). Conservation of Fungi: A Review on Conventional Approaches, In: Microbial Resource Conservation: Conventional to Modern Approaches. pp.223-237.
  3. NN Wijayawardene, KD Hyde, et al. (2017). Notes for genera: Ascomycota. Fungal diversity. 86(1):1-594.
  4. S Rana, PN Singh, SB Gaikwad,SK Singh. (2017). Morphology, phylogeny and ex situ conservation of Arthriniumrasikravindrae (Apiosporaceae: Xylariales): A new record from India. Kavaka. 49:1-5.
  5. SA Savale, CS Pol, R Khare, N Verma, SB Gaikwad, B Mandal, BC Behera. (2016). Radical scavenging, prolyl endopeptidase inhibitory, and antimicrobial potential of a cultured Himalayan lichen Pharmaceutical Biology. 54 (4):692-700.
  6. BC Behera, MV Morey, SB Gaikwad. (2016). Anti-lipoxygenase, radical scavenging and antimicrobial activities of lichen species of genus Heterodermia (Physciaceae). Botanica Pacifica. 5 (1):79-85.
  7. SB Gaikwad, N Verma, BO Sharma, BC Behera. (2014). Growth promoting effects of some lichen metabolites on probiotic bacteria. Journal of Food Science and Technology. 51 (10): 2624-2631.
  8. KC Rajeshkumar, RP Hepat, SB Gaikwad, SK Singh. (2011). Pilidiellacrousii nov. from northern Western Ghats, India. Mycotaxon. 115:155-162.
  9. SK Singh, PN Singh, SB Gaikwad. (2007). Two interesting and undescribed species of Septoria from India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany. 31 (2):543-546.

Association with Scientific Society (Membership):

  1. Mycological Society of India-MSI (Life Member)
  2. Indian Lichenological Society-ILS (Life Member)