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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

Dr. Mukundchandra Thakur
Assistant Professor


  • Marine Biology and Biotechnology
  • Enzymology
  • Molecular Biology


  • Best Research Paper award for the year 2008-2009 by Hariom Ashram Prerit Shri Bhaikaka Inter University Smarak Trust, S. P. University.
  • 1st Prize in oral presentation in UGC sponsored National conference on Basic Sciences as Foundation of Applied Sciences and Technology" organized at Sir P. P. Institute of Sciences, Bhavnagar on 19th – 20th February, 2012.
  • Received Summer Research Fellowship from Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi and The National Science Academy, Allahabad (IASc – INSA – NASI) and undertook project work on "Chemoproteomic analysis to understand the drug induced resistance development in H357 cell line" at International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology under Dr. Ranjan K. Nanda during May, June and November 2015.


  1. Ghanshyam G. Patel, Vaidehi Patel and Mukund Chandra Thakur (2018) Study of microbial diversity in Ulva lactuca from north west coast of gujarat, india. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, 9(3) 1201-1212
  2. Kalpesh Malani, Sampark S. Thakkar, Mukund Chandra Thakur, Arabinda Ray, Hiren Doshi (2016) Synthesis, characterization and in silico designing of diethyl-3-methyl-5-(6-methyl-2-thioxo-4-phenyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydropyrimidine-5-carboxamido) thiophene-2,4-dicarboxylate derivative as anti-proliferative and anti-microbial agents. Bioorganic Chemistry, 68: 265–274.
  3. Kalpesh Malani, Sampark S. Thakkar, Mukund Chandra Thakur, Pinakin Dhandhukia, Hiren V. Doshi (2016) Synthesis, Characterization and in silico evaluations of Diethyl-3-Methyl-5-(6-Methyl-2-Oxo-4-Phenyl- 1, 2, 3, 4-Tetrahydropyrimidine-5-Carboxamido) Thiophene-2, 4- Dicarboxylate Analogues as Anti-Proliferative and Anti-Microbial Agents. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 4(9): 318-330.
  4. Ghanshyam G Patel, Hiren Doshi and Mukund Chandra Thakur (2016) Biosorption and equilibrium study of copper by marine seaweeds from North West coast of India. IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology, 10(7), 54 – 64.
  5. K. Ganesan P. V. Subba Rao and M. C. Thakur (2016) Seasonal studies on field cultivation ofKappaphycus alvarezii (Doty) Doty on the northwest coast of India. Journal of Applied Phycology. 28(2): 1193 – 1205. April 2016. 10.1007/s10811-015-0629-y.
  6. Hiren Doshi, Sampark Thakkar, Prashant Khirsariya, Mukund Chandra Thakur and Arabinda Ray (2015) 6-Tosyl-4,5,6,7-Tetrahydrothieno[2,3-c]Pyridine-3-Carboxamide Analogues: Synthesis, Characterization, MO Calculation, and Antibacterial Activity. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 175(3):1700-9. DOI: 10.1007/s12010-014-1399-8.
  7. Mukund Chandra Thakur, Sunil Agrawal, Mitesh Patel, Arif Khan and Hiren V. Doshi (2013) Genetic Variability of Nicotiana tabacum (Linn.) Using SSR Marker: World Journal of Agricultural Research, 1(6): 124-129.
  8. Bhoomi Joshi, Khyati Kabariya, Sweta Nakrani, Arif Khan, Farzin M. Parabia, Hiren V. Doshi and Mukund Chandra Thakur (2013) Biodegradation of Turquoise Blue Dye by Bacillus Megaterium Isolated from Industrial Effluent. American Journal of Environmental Protection, 1(2), 41-46
  9. Mukund Chandra Thakur, Arif Khan and Hiren Doshi (2012) Isolation and screening of dye degrading micro-organisms from the effluents of dye and textile industries at surat. American Journal of Environmental Engineering, 2(6): 152-159.
  10. Ankita S. Bhardvaj, Farzin M. Parabia, Kuldeep J. Patel, Mukund Chandra Thakur and Arif Khan (2012) Evaluation of diagnostic potential of real-time PCR (Q-PCR) for pulmonary tuberculosis. International Journal of Pharmacy & Life Sciences, 3(5): 1720-1724.
  11. Hiren Doshi, Hitesh Satodiya, Mukund Chandra Thakur, Farzin Parabia and Arif Khan (2011) Phytochemical Screening and Biological Activity of Calotropis Procera (Ait). R. Br. (Asclepiadaceae) Against Selected Bacteria and Anopheles stephansi Larvae. International Journal of Plant Research, 1(1): 29-33.
  12. M. Patel, R. K. Patel, K. M. Singh, D. N. Rank, M. C. Thakur and A. Khan (2011) Detection of genetic polymorphism in cd18 gene in cattle by PCR-RFLP. Wayamba Journal of Animal Science. First Published ; Number 1305108850, pp. 110-111.
  13. V. A. Mantri, M. C. Thakur, M. K. Gupta, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2009) The carpospore culture of industrially important red alga Gracilaria dura (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta), Aquaculture, 297: 85 –90.
  14. B. Jha, S. Basha, J. Santlal, B. Mishra, M. C. Thakur (2009) Biosorption of Cd(II) Pb(II) from aqueous solutions by brown seaweed, Lobophora variegata (Lamouroux): Kinetic and Equilibrium studies, Biodegradation, 20: 1-13.
  15. B. Jha, M. C. Thakur, M. Stoffels, M. Schmidth and A. Hartmann (2009) Isolation, Identification and application of diazotrophs from traditional Indian rice cultivars, European Journal of Soil Biology, 45: 62-72.
  16. M. C. Thakur, V. A. Mantri, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2009) Dictyopteris serrata (Arschoug) Hyot: First record of male gametophytic plants, Current Science, 96(4): 468-470.
  17. Subba Rao P. V., Suresh Kumar K., Ganeshan K. and Thakur M. C. (2008) Feasibility of cultivation of Kappaphycus alvarezii Doty (Doty) at different localities on Northwest coast of India, Aquaculture Research, 39: 1107-1114.
  18. M. C. Thakur, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2008) Seasonal variation in biomass and species composition of seaweeds stranded along Port Okha, northwest coast of India, Journal of Earth System Science, 117(3): 211-218.
  19. V. A. Mantri, M. C. Thakur, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2007) Ulva taeniata (Setchell) Setchell et Gardner: A taxon new to Indian seaweed flora, Current Science. 93(6): 773-774.
  20. V. A. Mantri, P. V. Subba Rao, M. C. Thakur, K. Ganeshan & K. Suresh Kumar (2005) Some observations on Trichosolen mucronatus (Børgesen) Taylor [Bryopsidaceae], from Gujarat: A species of rare occurrence, National Acad. Sci. Lett., 28( 9 & 10): 341-344.
  21. Mukund Chandra Thakur "Subhash and Yachana Kumari (2003) Determination of the population density of diazotrophic rhizobacteria associated with Sataria a local variety of rice from north bihar, Biojournal, 15(2): 116 - 118.


  1. B. Jha, C.R. K. Reddy, M. C. Thakur and U. M. Rao (2009) Seaweeds of India: The Diversity and Distribution of Seaweeds of Gujarat Coast. Springer Verlag, 3: pp. 205, ISBN: 978-90-481-2487-9.
  2. A. Khan, H. V. Doshi and M. C. Thakur (2016) Bacillus spp.: A prolific siderophore producer in Bacilli and Agrobiotechnology edited by Islam T. M., Rahman M. M., Pandey P., Jha C. K. and Aeron A. Springer Verlag, in press. Springer Verlag, pp. 309-324. ISBN 978-3-319-44408-6.


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