Dr. Kishore Madhukar Paknikar
Fellow, Elected 2010

Born in Hyderabad, India on 28 February 1959. B.Sc., M.Sc., Abasaheb Garware College (University of Poona), Pune, 1976-1980; Ph.D, MACS Research Institute (University of Poona), Pune, 1980-1984.

Director, Agharkar Research Institute, Pune 2013 to date

Scientist, Microbial Sciences Division, 1984-2007, Agharkar Research Institute, Pune; Director, Nano Cutting Edge Technology Pvt Ltd, Mumbai, 2005-09; Adviser, National Nanotechnology Centre, Bangkok, Thailand, 2007; Visiting Professor, Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Detroit, USA, 2006-08; Visiting Professor, Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, France, 2000-03; Head, Microbial Sciences Division (since 2010) and In-Charge, Centre for Nanobioscience, Agharkar Research Institute, Pune 2007-16.

Awards/Honours: Biotech Research Society (India) Industrial Medal Award, 2007; Society for General Microbiology (UK) Third World Microbiology Fund Award, 1987.

Fellow: Association of Microbiologists of India; Biotech Research Society (India); Maharashtra Academy of Sciences

Research Areas: Application of nanoscience in medicine, biology, agriculture and environment; microbe-metal interactions

Address: Director, Agharkar Research Institute, G.G. Agarkar Road, Pune 411004, Maharashtra; 11 Chandragupta Housing Society, 81/5 B Kothrud, Paud Road, Pune 411038, Maharashtra; [Tel: Off. (020) 25325001; Res. (020) 25285536, Cell: 9823087687; Fax: (020) 25651542; Email: kpaknikar@gmail.com; kmpaknikar@aripune.org]]