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Dr. A A KHARDENAVIS

Dr. A A KHARDENAVIS
Dr. A A KHARDENAVIS
aa_khardenavis [at] neeri [dot] res [dot] in
Designation: Scientist
Qualification: Ph.D.(Micro)
Specialization: Microbiology & BioTechnology
Address: EGD Division, NEERI, Nagpur

Staff Id:

785

Name:


Mr. A A KHARDENAVIS

Designation

Scientist

Qualifications:

Ph.D. (Microbiology)

Division:

Environmental Genomics Division(EGD)

Email-id:

aa_khardenavis@neeri.res.in

Contact Number Extension:

Dir L. Line : (0712) 2249878

Phone       :(0712) 2249886– 2249885  Ext – 452

Fax  No.    :(0712) 2249900

Research area/ Specialization:

Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology

Major project handled:

Sr. No.

Project Name

1.

Biogas from vegetable waste using baffled plug flow reactor system

2.

Production and improvement of bacterial keratinase and demonstration of feather waste management by keratinase hydrolyzing bacteria at pilot

3.

Energy from Organic Waste from Small Communities

4.

Microbial diversity of human gut

5.

Biomethanation of Lignocellulosic Residues- Rice Straw

6.

Redefining the treatment strategy and assessment of Microbial  catabolic diversity using genomics tool at CETP, Vapi

7.

Metagenomic study of seabuck-thorn rhizosphere

Publication:

  • Pal R, Khardenavis AA, Purohit HJ, Identification and monitoring of nitrification and denitrification genes in Klebsiella pneumoniae EGD-HP19-C for its ability to perform heterotrophic nitrification and aerobic denitrification. Functional and Integrative Genomics, 2015, 15: 63-76.
  • Yadav TC, Khardenavis AA, Kapley A, Shifts in microbial community in response to dissolved oxygen levels in activated sludge. Bioresource Technology, 2014, 165: 257-264.
  • Sagarkar S, Bhardwaj P, Yadav TC, Qureshi A, Khardenavis A, Purohit HJ, Kapley A, Draft genome sequence of atrazine-utilizing bacteria isolated from Indian agricultural soil,  Genome Announcements, 2014, 2(1), e01149-13.
  • Qureshi A, Itankar Y, Ojha R, Mandal M, Khardenavis A, Kapley A, Purohit HJ, Genome sequence of Lactobacillus plantarum EGD-AQ4, isolated from fermented product of North-East India, Genome Announcements, 2014, 2(1), e01122-13.
  • Puranik S, Talkal R, Qureshi A, Khardenavis A, Kapley A, Purohit HJ, Genome sequence of pigment producing bacterium Pseudogulbenkiania ferrooxidans, isolated from Loktak Lake, Genome Announcements, 2013, 1(6), e01115-13.
  • Kapley A, Sagarkar S, Tanksale H, Sharma N, Qureshi A, Khardenavis A, Purohit HJ, Genome sequence of Alcaligenes sp. Strain HPC1271, Genome Announcements, 2013, 1(1), 1, e00235-12
  • Khardenavis AA, Wang, JY, Ng WJ, Purohit, HJ, Management of various organic fractions of municipal solid waste via recourse to VFA and biogas generation, Environmental Technology, 2013, 34 (13-14), 2085-2097.
  • Khardenavis AA, Kapley A, Purohit HJ, Salicylic-Acid-Mediated Enhanced Biological Treatment of Wastewater. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 2010, 160(3), 704-718.

Achievements:

Pilot plant for food waste biomethanation developed in association with Nanyang Technological University Singapore, and setup at Go-Vigyan Anusandhan Kendra, Deolapar.

Awards/honors:

  • Senior Research Fellowship: 2001 (ICAR)
  • Junior Research Fellowship:  2002-2004(CSIR-UGC NET)
  • Senior Research Fellowship: 2004-2005 (CSIR-UGC NET)
  • Inaugural Lien Environmental Fellowship Award instituted by Lien Foundation, Singapore and Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

No. PhD. Students guided.

Recognized Ph.D. supervisor in Microbiology  from RTM Nagpur University; Microbiology and Biotechnolofy from NMU Jalgaon and AcSIR
2 [1 (Microbiology )- RTM Nagpur University ]
[1 (Biotechnology)-AcSIR (CSIR)]

Members of societies/organization

Life Member of Association of Microbiologists of India