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Biotechnologist , researcher

Vinod Kumar Nigam, Indian biotechnologist, researcher. Member of Association of Microbiologists of India (honorary).

Background

Nigam, Vinod Kumar was born on January 1, 1968 in Deoria, Uttar Pradesh, India. Son of Ganesh Prasad Gupta and Durgawti Devi.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, 1988. Master of Science, University of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 1999.

Career

Technology development engineer JK Pharma Chem, Cuddalore, India, 1999—2000. Scientist Birla Institute of Science Research, Statue Circuit, Jaipur, India, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in Microbial enzymes like proteases, nitrilases, oxidases, xylanases etc, Antibiotics from Microbes, Exopolysaccharides such as xanthan, gellan from bacteria. Research in Search of novel enzymes and other commercially important products. Research in cephalosporin-C and 7-ACA by Department of Science and Tech.

    Research in Biosynthesis of 7-ACA using free and immobilized microbial cells. Research in Production of Penicillin-G and V, Penicillin acylase, xylanase.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals (Young Scientist award, 2001, Junior Research Fellowship, 1990).

Membership

Member of Association of Microbiologists of India (honorary).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel.

Connections

Married Anjalika Nigam, July 2, 1995. 1 child Rishabh.

father:
Ganesh Prasad Gupta

mother:
Durgawti Devi

spouse:
Anjalika Nigam

child:
Rishabh Nigam