Dr Bhabatosh Das is an Associate Professor in Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, an autonomous institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. He received his MSc degree (2000) from Visva-Bharati University, MTech degree (2002) from IIT-Kharagpur and PhD (2008) from IICB-Kolkata. He moved to France for his postdoctoral training and joined I2BC, France. Dr. Das is recipient of two international fellowships (i) CNRS, Govt. of France (ii) JSPS, Govt. of Japan and three national fellowships (i) IIT (ii) ICMR (iii) CSIR, Govt. of India. He has published 71 research articles 12 book chapters and received more than 2150 citations. Currently, he is Adjunct Visiting Faculty at MAHE-Manipal; Visiting Faculty at NIPER-Guwahati; Adjunct Faculty at RCB-Faridabad; Guest Lecturer at AIIMS-New Delhi. Dr. Das is Editorial Board Member in (i) Microbial Ecology (Springer group) (ii) Gut Microbiome (Cambridge University Press) and (iii) Current Indian Science (Bentham Science). He is guest associate editor in (i) Frontiers in Microbiology (ii) Frontiers in Genetics and (iii) Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Research. He is a member in (i) GTFCC, WHO (ii) The Nutrition Society, London, UK and (iii) American Society for Microbiology, USA (Former). His current research focuses is Human microbiome and Bacterial antimicrobial resistance.
Affiliations and Expertise
Associate Professor, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI), NCR-BSC, India
Dr Vijai Singh is an Associate Professor and Dean (Research & Innovation) at School of Sciences, Indrashil University, Rajpur, Mehsana, Gujarat, India. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology at the Institute of Advanced Research, Gandhinagar, India and also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology at the Invertis University, Bareilly, India. Prior to that, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Synthetic Biology Group at the Institute of Systems and Synthetic Biology, Paris, France and School of Energy & Chemical Engineering at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Ulsan, South Korea. He received his Ph.D. in Biotechnology (2009) from the National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow, India with a research focus on the development of molecular and immunoassays for diagnosis of Aeromonas hydrophila. His research interests are focused on design of a novel biosynthetic pathways for production of medically and industrially important biomolecules. Additionally, his laboratory focuses on development and implementation of CRISPR-Cas systems for genome editing, regulation and diagnosis. His laboratory is supported by projects from Government of India and industry. He has more than 10 years of research and teaching experience in synthetic biology, metabolic engineering, bioinformatics, microbiology, and industrial microbiology. He has published 79 articles, 51 chapters, 15 books and 4 patents. He serves as an associate editor, editorial board member, and reviewer of several peer-reviewed journals. He is also a member of the Board of Study and Academic Council of Indrashil University and is the Member Secretary of the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBSC) at the same University.
Affiliations and Expertise
Associate Professor and Dean (Research & Innovation) at School of Sciences, Indrashil University, Rajpur, Mehsana, Gujarat, India.