Dr. A. G. Ingale
Qualification:- M.Sc. Ph.D. (Biotechnology)
Director & Head (Biotechnology)
Bioinformatics , Proteomics And Genomics
Prof. V. L. Maheshwari
Qualification:- M.Sc. Ph.D. (Biochemistry)
Appointed as Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor
Prof. A. B.Chaudhari
Qualification:-M.Sc. , D.D.Tech, Ph.D.(Microbiology)
Professor and Dean, Science and Technology
Fermentation and Environmental Biotechnology
Dr. B. L. Chaudhari
Qualification:- MSc. Ph.D.(Microbiology)
Professor and Director
Probiotics & Fermentation
Dr. P. R. Puranik
Qualification:- MSc. Ph.D. (Microbiology)
Cyanobacterial biotechnology Environmental biotechnology
Dr. K. S. Vishwakarma
Qualification:- M.Sc. (Botany with Cytogenetics, Ph.D. (Biotechnology)
Dr. Navin D. Dandi
Qualification:- M.Sc. (Microbiology) , CSIR-UGC NET (LS), GATE, PGDIM, PGDIPR.
Dr. S. V. Patil
Qualification:- MSc. Ph.D. (Biotechnology)
Dr. Mrs. S. R. Bhalsing
Qualification:- MSc. Ph.D.(Biochemistry)
Plant tissue culture
V .D. Dhapse
Qualification:- M.Sc (Bio-Technology)
(* On Contract)
Mr. K. J. Patil
Dr. Mrs. K. R. Marathe
Qualification:- M.Sc (Bio-Chemistry)
Smt. Nikam Prtandya Bapu
Dr. Snehal S. Deshmukh
Qualification:- M.Sc., Ph.D. (Agricultural biotechnology)
Dr. Raksha A. Kankariya
Qualification:- M.Sc., Ph.D. (Microbiology)
Mangal A. Chaudhary
Qualification:- M.Sc. (Microbiology)
Kshitij K. Bhavsar
Informally many scientists of eminence visit the School and interact with the PG and research students. These interaction help develop collaboration, joint projects and solve difficulties of the research students. Moreover, these provide the much needed exposure to the PG students of the school.
Dr. Tatiyana Anokhina, Fellow of IBPM, Pushchino, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia visited the school during Feb. 19 – March 19, 2012
Visiting Scientists / Eminent personalities
Prof. M S Swaminathan
Prof K Ramasamy, VC, TNAU, Coimbatore
Dr. Frank, Pacific Ag Inc, USA
Dr. Narendra Tuteja, ICGEB, New Delhi
Dr. Daniel Larson, Cayuga Community College, Auburn, USA
Dr. Cheryl Anderson, Cayuga Community College, Auburn, USA
Dr. Ashok Pandey, Head, Centre for Biofuels & Biotech Division, CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST) visited and delivered a lecture on ‘Research Methodology’ on 12th March, 2015
Dr. Raj Hirwani, Head, CSIR Unit for Research and Development of Information Products (URDIP), Pune delivered lecture on ‘IPR issues and business management’ on 13th January 2015.
Dr. Hari Gopal, DST, New Delhi visited on 7th Feb, 2014
Dr. Kiransing Rajput, Technology Development & Trait Performance Manager, Monsanto India Ltd. on 5th April, 2014 delivered a lecture on ‘Biotechnology & Agriculture’.
Dr. Frank V. Sances, Director, Pacific Ag Group, Inc. California, USA delivered a lecture on Biopesticides to PG students on Feb. 23, 2013.
Shri Sachin Nikarge delivered a guest lecture on ‘Opportunities under Nehru-Fulbright Scholarships, USA’ on 30th April, 2014
Dr. Daniel Larson and Dr. Cheryl Anderson ,Cayuga Community College, NY, USA
Prof. K. Ramasamy, Vice Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Agriculture University, Coimbtore delivered an inspiring talk on Plant Molecular biology on 23rd January, 2013 to the PG and research students.
Dr. M.S. Swaminathan, Chairman, M.S. Swaminathan Foundation, Chennai, interacted with PG , Research scholars and faculty members on Changing scenario in Agriculture on April 09, 2013.
Dr.(Mrs) S.S. Sarnaik, Scientist, Agharkar Research Institute, Pune and Dr. (Mrs) S.M. Dharmadhikari, Head, Dept of Microbiology, Government Institute of Science, Aurangabad visited school of Life Science on July 23, 2011.
Avinash Khandagale from Institute of Clinical Chemistry, LMU (Ludwig Maxmillan University), Munich, Germany has delivered a lecture on „Neutrophil elastases driven blood coagulation in innate immunity‟ on 11th January, 2012.
Lady Russian Scientist Ms. Tatiana Anokhina visited School of Life Sciences for One month research activity in the laboratory of Prof. S. B. Chincholkar (17 Feb- 17 Mar, 2012).
Dr. Sarina Paranjape, Senior Program Officer, United States- India Educational Foundation (USIEF), New Delhi, delivered lecture on “Fulbright Fellowships for study in US” at SLS on 10th April, 2012
Dr. Janakiram (IARI, Pusa, New Delhi) visited and gave lecture on “Floriculture” at School of Life Science on 29th April 2012
Dr. Narendra Tuteja and Dr. Mrs. Renu Tuteja, Scientists from International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi delivered guest lectures on the topics i) DNA and RNA helicases in plant abiotic stress tolerance, and ii) Drug resistance and DNA repair in malarial parasite Plasmodium falciparum at School of Life Science on 19th May, 2012.
Prof S. Shivakami, Mumbai University delivered a guest lecture on “Biological Membranes” on 16th Dec 2010
Mr. Avinash Khandagale, Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Germany delivered a lecture on “ Defense Mechanism of injured cells against phagocytosis” on 18th Dec 2010
Dr. Vasant Jadhav, MECERK, USA delivered a lecture on “RNA Interference” on 21st December 2010
A lecture on Fulbright fellowships 2010 – 2011 for Indian citizen by Dr. Shanher, co-ordinator,Fulbright programme, American centre,Mumbai was organized for the benefit of research scholars and faculty members on campus.
School of Life Sciences organized two day Workshop on “ Bio - Instrumentations” for all the M.Sc II MB/BT/BC students to make them familiar with the sophisticated instruments available in the school, co-ordinated by Dr (Mrs) Bhalsing S.R. and Dr. Chaudhari A.B., along with the active participation of all staff members of Life Sciences, on July 30 – 31,July 2010.
Dr. Yogesh Shouche, NCCS, Pune delivered a guest lecture on “ Metagenomics” for all M.Sc students in School of Life Sciences for all the M.Sc students on 15th July 2010.
Dr. Ashok Giri, NCL, Pune delivered a guest lecture on “Investigating Flavor genesis in wild and domesticated strawberry using genomics and metabolomics approach” in the School of Life Sciences for all the M.Sc students on 23rd July 2010.
Prof. T. Satyanarayana, University of Delhi delivered a guest lecture on “Phytase of the Yeast Pichia anomala: Characteristics and Applications in the School of Life Sciences for all the M.Sc students on 17th September 2010