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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:+91-1596-255628/ 255217 (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 research associate at University of Hyderabad in the area of microbial and molecular genetics. He joined BITS Pilani in the year 1993 as faculty member in the department of Biological Sciences. He has held several administrative resposibilitie such as Head of the Department, Chief Warden, University wide Dean. Currently he is working as professor of Biological Sciences and Dean Administration for Pilani campus. 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 ABSTCL and WIPO. His major research interest lies in environmental biotechnology, microbial physiology & genetics.

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