Dr. Ramesh Kothari, PhD - Saurashtra University - Professor

Dr. Ramesh Kothari

PhD

Saurashtra University

Professor

Rajkot, GJ | India

Main Specialties: Biology, Biotechnology

Additional Specialties: Microbiology

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Dr. Ramesh Kothari, PhD - Saurashtra University - Professor

Dr. Ramesh Kothari

PhD

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Dr. Ramesh Kothari, is currently working as Professor in Microbiology and coordinator of M.Sc. Biotechnology programme at Department of Biosciences, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Gujarat, India. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from the M & N. Virani Science College, Rajkot in 1994. He completed Master of Science degree in Microbiology from Saurashtra University, Rajkot in 1996. He then received a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the Saurashtra University, Rajkot in 2003. Soon after he joined Christ College- Rajkot as an Assistant Professor in Microbiology and served for 14 years. He also visited University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ- Now Rutgers University) Newark, USA in 2012 as a visiting researcher for his post-doctoral research.

In 2014, he joined in Saurashtra University as a Professor in Microbiology and guiding a number of M.Sc., M. Phil., Ph.D. and Post-Doctoral Scholars in research area such as Bioremediation and Metagenomics. He has an excellent academic and research record. He is associated with many academic and research organizations within the country and overseas via diverse research collaborations. He has more than 45 international peer reviewed research publications, 11 research papers in conference proceedings and eight book chapters in his credit. He has published four books with international publishers and running three research projects funded by UGC, NMEICT-MHRD and DRDO. He is a DBT nominated member secretary of Institutional Bio Safety Committee (IBSC) at Bioscience Department of Saurashtra University and member of IBSC Junagadh Agricultural University. He is a member of several academic boards of Saurashtra University. He is reviewer and editorial board member in several international research journals. He has sequenced and published six whole genome of novel bacteria and 01 viral strain.

Six Ph.D. and two M. Phil. students have completed their research and eight Ph.D. and two M.Phil. Students are pursuing their research under his supervision. Prof. Kothari has research collaborations with Prof. Virendra Pandey (Rutgers University, USA), Dr. A. K. Goel (Defence Research & Development Establishment, Gwalio), Prof. C.G. Joshi (Anand Agricultural University, Anand), Prof. S. K. Khare (IIT, New Delhi), Prof. H.S. Misra (BARC, Mumbai) and Prof. B.A. Golakia (Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh).

Prof. Kothari has visited countries like USA, Australia, Switzerland, Japan, France, Germany, Netherland, Belgium etc. for academic and research pursuit.

Primary Affiliation: Saurashtra University - Rajkot, GJ , India

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Education

Jul 2012 - Nov 2012
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)
Post Doctoral Research
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Jan 1997 - Nov 2003
Saurashtra University
PhD
Department of Biosciences
Jun 1994 - Jun 1996
Saurashtra University
M.Sc.
Department of Biosciences
Jun 1991 - Jun 1994
M & N Virani Science College
B.Sc.
Microbiology

Experience

Jun 2000 - Jun 2014
Christ College
Assistant Professor & Head
Department of Microbiology
Jun 2014
Saurashtra University
Professor
Department of Biosciences

Publications

12Publications

125Reads

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Intriguing Interaction of Bacteriophage-Host Association: An Understanding in the Era of Omics.

Front Microbiol 2017 7;8:559. Epub 2017 Apr 7.

Department of Biosciences, Saurashtra UniversityRajkot, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2017.00559DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5383658PMC
April 2017
25 Reads
3.941 Impact Factor

Functional Characterization Reveals Novel Putative Coding Sequences in Prevotella ruminicola Genome Extracted from Rumen Metagenomic Studies.

J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 2015 22;25(4):292-9. Epub 2015 Aug 22.

Department of Biosciences, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000437265DOI Listing
June 2016
4 Reads
2.104 Impact Factor

Effect of roughage on rumen microbiota composition in the efficient feed converter and sturdy Indian Jaffrabadi buffalo (Bubalus bubalis).

BMC Genomics 2015 Dec 29;16:1116. Epub 2015 Dec 29.

Department of Animal Biotechnology, College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Anand Agricultural University, Anand, Gujarat, 388 001, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12864-015-2340-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4696265PMC
December 2015
10 Reads
3.986 Impact Factor

Isolation of chitinolytic Clostridium sp. NCR from Mehsani buffalo rumen, its genomic analysis and potential role in rumen.

Genom Data 2015 Sep 30;5:109-11. Epub 2015 May 30.

Department of Animal Biotechnology, Anand Agricultural University, Anand, Gujarat, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gdata.2015.05.017DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4583630PMC
September 2015
3 Reads

Fuse binding protein antagonizes the transcription activity of tumor suppressor protein p53.

BMC Cancer 2014 Dec 8;14:925. Epub 2014 Dec 8.

Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences, Rutgers University, 185 South Orange Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4295397PMC
December 2014
9 Reads
3.362 Impact Factor

Biodegradable gelatin-ciprofloxacin-montmorillonite composite hydrogels for controlled drug release and wound dressing application.

Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 2014 Oct 30;122:175-183. Epub 2014 Jun 30.

Department of Microbiology, Christ College, Rajkot 360 005, Gujarat, India. Electronic address:

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October 2014
23 Reads
4.152 Impact Factor

Use of real-time PCR technique in determination of major fibrolytic and non fibrolytic bacteria present in Indian Surti buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis).

Pol J Microbiol 2013 ;62(2):195-200

Department of Animal Biotechnology, College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (CVSAH), Anand Agricultural University (AAU), Anand 388 001, Gujarat, India.

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November 2013
9 Reads
0.697 Impact Factor

Comparative evaluation of rumen metagenome community using qPCR and MG-RAST.

AMB Express 2013 Sep 11;3(1):55. Epub 2013 Sep 11.

Department of Animal Biotechnology, College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Anand Agricultural University, Anand, Gujarat 388 001, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2191-0855-3-55DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3851495PMC
September 2013
9 Reads

Metagenomic analysis of Surti buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) rumen: a preliminary study.

Mol Biol Rep 2012 Apr 27;39(4):4841-8. Epub 2011 Sep 27.

Department of Animal Biotechnology, College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (CVSAH), Anand Agricultural University (AAU), Anand, 388 001, Gujarat, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11033-011-1278-0DOI Listing
April 2012
13 Reads
2.024 Impact Factor

Methanogenic diversity studies within the rumen of Surti buffaloes based on methyl coenzyme M reductase A (mcrA) genes point to Methanobacteriales.

Pol J Microbiol 2010 ;59(3):175-8

Department of Animal Biotechnology, College of Veterinary Science and A.H., Anand Agricultural University, Anand 388 001, Gujarat, India.

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December 2010
7 Reads
0.697 Impact Factor