I am Rajesh a life scientist with PhD. I have a versatile expertise in Molecular biology, Immunology,Microbiology and Cell biology including 8 years expertise in tuberculosis research.
I would like to built a professional network to share my ideas and improve my career.

Experience

  • Postdoctoral Fellow

    at University of Stellenbosch

    May 2014 - December 2015

    Province of the Western Cape

    Molecular biology and Human Genetics

Education

  • PhD

    at University of CapeTown

    2007 - 2012 (5 years) Province of the Western Cape

  • Master in Science in Biotechnology

    at Bangalore University

    2001 - 2003 (2 years) Bangalore Urban - Karnātaka

  • Bachelor in Science in Microbiology

    at University of Pune

    1998 - 2001 (3 years) Pune - Mahārāshtra

Services offered

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Stellenbosch

    During this period, I have gained expertise in LC/MS based proteomics analysis, developed qPCR based gene expression assays and assessed alternative drug targets for M. tuberculosis under Sulfamethoxazole treatment.
    Supervised B.Sc Honours students in a project involving validation of alternative drug targets of Sulfamethaxozole using qPCR.

  • PhD

    I completed my PhD in the area of Molecular biology and Immunology. My work during PhD was focused on interdisciplinary field of Molecular biology and immunology of tuberculosis from University of Cape Town, South Africa. The work was aimed at understanding the implication of M. tuberculosis strain variation, in human host.

  • Burdwan Institute of Science and Management, Department of Biotechnology (2006 Aug-2007 Aug),India

    Lecturer (Aug 2006-Aug2007)- Teaching undergraduate student in Dept. of Biotechnology

    Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and project supervision (2003- 2006)
    Supervised a honours project associated with Xanthangum production from Xanthomonas compestris.
    Immobilization of yeast cells and production of ethanol in labscale.

    Taught Cellbiology, Biochemistry, Molecular biology,Microbiology, Fermentation technology and Animal Biotechnology in undergraduate and postgraduate level.

  • Lecturer Ganaga Kaveri Institute of Scienec and Management (July 2003-July2006) , Banaglore,India

    Teaching undergraduate and post-graduate students in the Dept. of Biotechnology

Languages

  • English Native

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