Dr Jayanta Kumar Patra, MSc, PhD, PDF, is an Associate Professor at the Research Institute of Biotechnology & Medical Converged Science at Dongguk University, Republic of Korea. He has more than 12 years of research and teaching experience in the fields of pharmacology and nano-biotechnology.
His current research focuses on nanoparticle synthesis by green technology methods and associated biomedical applications: green synthesis of silver, gold, iron, calcium, phosphorous nanoparticles using food waste, agricultural waste and plant materials and evaluation of their antibacterial, antioxidant and cytotoxicity potential. He also focuses on the antibacterial synergistic potential of nanoparticles and conjugation with different antibiotics, drugs etc. along with ethno-medicinal potential of plants.
He is editor of 20 books covering nanotechnology in pharmacology, biomedicine, and food sciences, including titles published with Elsevier and other internationally known publishers. He is currently also an editorial board member of several international journals, including BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Frontiers in Microbiology and Frontiers in Plant Science.