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microbiologist

Jitendra Dhirubhai Desai, Indian microbiologist. Member Association Microbiologists of India (member executive committee Baroda unit 1977, founding secretary Vallabh Vidyanagar unit), Society Biology Chemists of India, Society Clean Environmental (member executive committee, water pollution committee 1977).

Background

Desai, Jitendra Dhirubhai was born on December 16, 1947 in Katargam, Surat, India. Son of Dhirubhai and Urmila (Rukshamani) Desai.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Gujarat University, India, 1968. Master of Science, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India, 1975.

Career

Lecturer Master of Science University of Baroda, 1976-1977. Lecturer, head microbiology division S.P. University, V.V. Nagar, India, 1977-1983. Reader, head microbiology division South Gujarat University, Surat, India, 1983-1984.

Deputy manager, head applied biology division Indian Petrochem. Corporation Ltd., Baroda, 1984-1989, manager, head applied biology division, 1989-1995, senior manager, head applied biology division, 1995—1999, assistant vice president environmental, since 2005. Vice president environmental Reliance Industries Ltd., Mumbai.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Staining Techniques in Bacteriology, 1979, Methods in Microbiology: Microscopy and Staining, 1980. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Association Microbiologists of India (member executive committee Baroda unit 1977, founding secretary Vallabh Vidyanagar unit), Society Biology Chemists of India, Society Clean Environmental (member executive committee, water pollution committee 1977).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, painting.

Connections

Married Anjana Shroff, June 4, 1948. 1 child, Pranay.

father:
Dhirubhai Desai

mother:
Urmila (Rukshamani) Desai

spouse:
Anjana Shroff

child:
Pranay Desai