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Dr. Jai Ghosh

Assistant professor
Shivaji University

Brief Biography:

Name: Dr.Jai S. Ghosh
Date of Birth: May 3, 1958
E mail address:ghoshjai@gmail.com
Phone number: +91 9850515620/ 9922714661

Academic Qualifications:
1977: B.Sc.(Microbiology) with 1st class from University of Poona, Pune
1979: M.Sc.(Microbiology) with 1st class from University of Poona, Pune
1983: Ph.D. (Microbiology) from University of Poona, Pune

2011:  Shiksha Rattan Puraskar of India International Friendship Society, New Delhi
2011:  Man of the year -2011 by American Biographical Institute, Raleigh, NC. USA.
2010: Fellow of the Society for Applied Biotechnology, India (in Microbial Biotechnology.


Academic positions:

1979-1980: Lecturer in Microbiology in Bhavan’s College, Andheri, Mumbai.
2000-till date: Lecturer (On Clock Hour Basis) in Agrochemicals and Pest Management, Shivaji University, Kolhapur.
2005- till date: Lecturer (On Clock Hour Basis) in Industrial Chemistry, Shivaji University, Kolhapur
2007 – till date:  Lecturer (On Clock Hour Basis) in Food Science and Technology, Shivaji University, Kolhapur
2005 – 2008: Lecturer (On Clock Hour Basis) in M.Tech. (Env. Science), Shivaji University, Kolhapur
2007 – till date: Lecturer (On Clock Hour Basis) in Biotechnology and Environmental Biotechnology, Shivaji University, Kolhapur
2006- till date: Full time lecturer (Temporary) in the Department of Microbiology of Shivaji University, Kolhapur.

I am also Ph.D. guide in the subjects of
Agrochemicals - Pest Management and Microbiology of Shivaji University, Kolhapur.


Research interests:

Immunology. Food Biotechnology, Proteomics.


Any other information:

2007-till date: Associate consultant for a DST Govt. India organization.
1996-till date: Microbiological consultancy in various aspects related to food and pharmaceutical industry, waste treatment, etc.
2001-2002: As vice president for a NABL approved laboratory in Bangalore dealing in material testing.
1994-1996 : As Head, Quality Control Department of a Fisheries Unit (100% EOU) in Mumbai, Exporting raw fish to USA, European Countries.
1988-1992: Worked as an Unit Manager for a Multinational Pharmaceutical Industry: M/s Wander Ltd., Mumbai (a sister concern of then Sandoz India Ltd.), having their 3rd party units in Kolhapur and Pune, Maharashtra, and engaged in production of nutraceuticals.
1986-1988: Post Doctoral Fellow (at the rank of Biochemical Engineer) at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM, USA.
1985-1986: Scientific officer in Dept. Biotechnology, IIT, Delhi.
1983-1985: MONBUSHO Scholar, Division of Fermentation Technology, College of Agriculture, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan.
1982-1983: Senior Research Fellow on a CSIR Project, MACS Research Institute, Pune under the able guidance of Dr. A. D. Agate.
1979-1980: Senior Research Fellow on an ICAR Project at Bhavan’s College, Mumbai.

3.Elected Full Member of Sigma Xi, Research Society (USA)
4. Honorary member of European federation of Biotechnology (Italy).

Reviewer for International journals like:
International Journal of Food Science and Technology (Impact factor 1.8) of International Society for Food Scientists and Technologists, U.K..
Journal of Dairy Science (Impact factor 2.5) of American Dairy Association.
Journal Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology (Impact factor 3.6), Springer publication
Indian Journal of Microbiology, Springer Publication.
Have 82 publications/communications of which 29 are in reputed International Journals and an e-book.


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