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CHARUTAR VIDYA MANDAL'S
ASHOK & RITA PATEL INSTITUTE OF INTEGRATED STUDY & RESEARCH IN BIOTECHNOLOGY AND ALLIED SCIENCES.
Affiliated to CVM University, New Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat, India
Four Star College in Gujarat, KCG(GSIRF), Recognized under 2(f) and 12(B) of the UGC act, 1956
FACULTY PROFILE

Dr. Arif Khan
Assistant Professor (Biotechnology)
arifkhan@aribas.edu.in
M. Sc. Biotechnology, Ph. D. Microbiology

RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Microbial iron sequestration
  • Plant microbe interaction
  • Microbial biofertilizers

PROFESSIONAL RECORD

  • As a Assistant Profesoor at ARIBAS since 2008

HONOURS/AWARDS/GRANTS/CONSULTANCIES

  1. Minaxi Lalit Science Award (Third prize) in B.Sc.(Botany) category in the year 2000 organized by Gujarat Science Academy
  2. Won second prize for poster presentation at "3rd BRSI convention and International conference on "Exploring Horizons in Biotechnology: A Global Venture", 2-4 Nov. 2006 at Vallabh Vidynagar, Gujarat entitled "Expression of fegAB operon in Phaseolus vulgaris rhizobial strains: A step towards improving soil competitiveness of rhizobia".

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Arif Khan. "Vaccines: A Glimpse" Quest (2015) 3(3):15-21.
  2. Mukund Chandra Thakur, Sunil Agrawal, Mitesh Patel, Arif Khan, Hiren V. Doshi. "Genetic Variability of Nicotiana tabacum (Linn.) Using SSR Marker" World Journal of Agricultural Research (2013), 1(6):124-129. ISSN(Print): 2333-0643
  3. Bhoomi Joshi, Khyati Kabariya, Shweta Nakrani, Arif Khan, Farzin M. Parabia, Hiren V. Doshi, Mukund Chandra Thakur. "Biodegradation of Turquoise Blue Dye by Bacillus megaterium Isolated from Industrial Effluent". American Journal of Environmental Protection (2013), 1(2): 41-46. ISSN: 2328-5699.
  4. Mukund Chandra Thakur, Arif Khan and Hiren Doshi "Isolation and screening of dye degrading micro-organisms from the effluents of dye and textile industries at Surat". Am J Environ Eng, (2012), 2(6): 152-159 p-ISSN:2166-4633
  5. Ankita S. Bhardvaj, Farzin M. Parabia, Kuldeep J Patel, Mukund Chandra Thakur and Arif Khan "Evaluation of diagnostic potential of real-time PCR (Q-PCR) for pulmonary tuberculosis". Int J of Pharm & Life Sci (2012) 3(5):1720-1724. ISSN:0976-7126
  6. Hiren Doshi, Hitesh Satodiya, Mukund Chandra Thakur, Farzin Parabia and Arif Khan "Phytochemical Screening and Biological Activity of Calotropis procera (Ait). R. Br. (Asclepiadaceae) Against Selected Bacteria and Anopheles stephansi Larvae". Int J Plant Res (2012) 1(1): 29-33. ISSN: 2163-2596
  7. Arif Khan, G. Archana and Desai Anjana J. "Engineering heterologous iron siderophore complex utilization in rhizobia: Effect on growth of pea nut and pigeon pea plants". Appl Soil Ecol (2012) 53: 65-73. ISSN: 0929-1393 IF-2.670
  8. Patel, M., Patel, R K., Singh, K. M., Rank, D.N., Thakur, M. C. and Khan, A. "Detection of Genetic Polymorphism in CD18 gene in cattle by PCR-RFLP". Wayamba Journal of Animal Science (2011) p110-111. ISSN: 2012-578X
  9. Arif Khan, Geetha R, Aparna Akolkar, Ami Pandya, G. Archana and Anjana J.Desai. "Differential cross-utilization of heterologous siderophores by nodule bacteria of Cajanus cajan and its possible role in growth under iron-limited condition". Appl Soil Ecol (2006) 34(1): 19-26. ISSN: 0929-1393 IF-2.670
  10. Kumarasamy Thangaraj, Vempati Sridhar, Toomas Kivisild, Alla G. Reddy, Gyaneshwer Chaubey, Vijay Kumar Singh, Suminder Kaur, Pooja Agarawal, Amit Rai, Jalaj Gupta, Chandana Basu Mallick, Niraj Kumar, Thrimulaisamy P. Velavan, Rajanbabu Suganthan, Divi Udaykumar, Rashmi Kumar, Rachana Mishra, Arif Khan, Chitikineni Annapurna, Lalji Singh. "Different population histories of the Mundari- and Mon Khmer- speaking Austro-Asiatic tribes inferred from the mtDNA 9bp deletion/insertion polymorphism in Indian populations" Hum Genet (2005) 116(6): 507-517. ISSN: 0340-6717(Print) 1432-1203 (Online) IF-4.824

BOOK/BOOK CHAPTER

  1. Dr. Arif Khan, Dr. Hiren V. Doshi and Dr. Mukund Chandra Thakur. "Bacillus spp.: A prolific siderophore producer" in Bacilli and Agrobiotechnology (Islam, M.T., Rahman, M.M., Pandey, P., Jha, C.K., Aeron, A. (Eds.) (2016), Springer International Publishing p309-324, ISBN 978-3-319-44408-6

PRESEANTATIONS

National 07
International 01

PROJECTS

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PH. D. GUIDED

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M. SC. DISSERTATION GUIDED

Completed 49
On Going 03