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     Sivapathasekaran C.

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Biotechnology
Supervisor(s)  Dr.Ramkrishna Sen
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2007 :: In progress
AddressE-11,B.C Roy Hall of Residence, IIT Kharagpur
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.SASTRA University, Thanjavur.TamilNaduIndustrial Biotechnology2006
B.Tech.School of Engineering and Technology,Bharathidasan University, Trichy.TamilNaduPharamaceutical Engineering and Technology2003

Research Areas
  • Marine Biotechnology
  • Bioprocess Engineering and Development
  • Downstream Processing
  • Biochemical Engineering

  • Process optimization and Product development
  • Statistical optimization tools like Response Surface Methodology (Design Expert software), Placket
  • Bioanalytical Techniques
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
  • High Performance Thin Layer Chromatography (HPTLC)
  • MALDI-ToF mass spectral analysis
  • Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) analysis
  • Purification process
  • Preparative Thin Layer Chromatography
  • Gel filtration chromatography
  • Ultrafiltration (Membrane filtration)

  • 2.9 year Research Experience in a project funded by Department of Biotechnology,Goverment of India,New Delhi

Teaching Experience
  • Biochemical Reaction Engineering Lab(P) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 3 semester (3 terms)
  • Analytical Biochemistry Lab(P) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 2 semester (2 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • DBT Junior Research Fellow
  • DBT Senior Research Fellow
  • Institute Senior Research Fellow

Papers Published in Journals
  • Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight mass spectral analysis of extracellular lipopeptides from a marine bacterium by Sivapathasekaran C, Mukherjee S, Sen R. International Journal of Peptide and Therapeutics Research Accepted (2010)
  • Artificial neural network modeling and genetic algorithm based medium optimization for the improved production of marine biosurfactant. by Sivapathasekaran C, Mukherjee S, Ray A, Gupta A, Sen R Bioresource Technology 101,2884 (2010)
  • High-performance liquid chromatography purification of biosurfactant isoforms produced by a marine bacterium. by Sivapathasekaran C, Mukherjee S, Samanta R, Sen R Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 395,845 (2009)
  • Antimicrobial biosurfactant from marine Bacillus circulans, extracellular synthesis and purification. by Mukherjee S, Das P, Sivapathasekaran C, Sen R Letters in Applied Microbiology 48,281 (2009)
  • Enhanced production of biosurfactant by a marine bacterium on statistical screening of nutritional parameter. by Mukherjee S, Das P, Sivapathasekaran C, Sen R Biochemical Engineering Journal 42,245 (2008)

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