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Shashi Kumar Rhode's Biography

Shashi Kumar Rhode, Principal Investigator & Team Leader, ICGEB

Dr Shashi Kumar is currently a Team Leader (Centre for Advanced Bio-Energy Research) and Principal Investigator at International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi, India. Graduated in Genetic from the University of Delhi South Campus in New Delhi. He has been a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Virginia and University of Central Florida, USA from 1999 to 2005. Later, worked as a research specialist at the University of California Berkeley, CA, as a Scientist at the Yulex Inc., USA and United States of Department of Agriculture (USDA), Albany, CA. In the year 2010, he has returned to India to work as a Research Staff at International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi and got several awards. In 2012, he has actively participated in establishing the “Centre for Advanced Bio-Energy Research” of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India. His current focuses are on metabolic engineering for drug biosynthesis, metabolic engineering of rubber plant for hypoallergenic latex, DNA barcoding and genetic modification marine algal strains for higher lipid and biomass etc.

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Genetic Characterization and Engineering of Algae for Biofuel

Friday, 21 August 2015 at 14:40

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This talk will highlight DNA barcode Technology for the genetic Identification of Algal Species. Further, it will also discuss how genetic Engineering of an algal Strain using BnDGAT2 facilitates economically viable Biofuels production.

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