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SK Verma

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Department of Biological Sciences 
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, 
Pilani-333 031, Rajasthan (India)
Telephone:+91-1596-515628/ 515217 (Office)


Sanjay Kumar Verma obtained master's degree from Banaras Hindu University with specialization in cyanobacteria and applied phycology before completing PhD in the area of Environmental Biotechnology from the same university. He worked as post doctoral fellow at University of Hyderabad in the area of microbial and molecular genetics. Currently he is working as professor of biological sciences and University Dean Academic Research Division at BITS, Pilani . Prof Verma has handled several research projects related to bioremediation and biodegradation of toxic industrial waste, development of recombinant bacterial biosensor for environmental application, bioactive compounds from native microalgae & higher plants from Shekhawati region and biodiesel production by microalgae, funded by DAE, CSIR, UGC, DST, MoM and WIPO. His major research interest lies in environmental biotechnology, microbial physiology & genetics.

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