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9 Years

Dr. Bhargav Patel

Designation : Sr. Assistant Professor Qualification : M.Sc. Ph.D Experience : 9 Years

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Specialization

Forensic Biotechnology and Microbiology

Research Area

  • Forensic Genetics
  • Forensic Microbiology

Chapters (Book)

  1. Patel B. C., Tipre D. R. And Dave S. R. (2015) Biomining of base metals from sulphide minerals. In: Abhilash, Pandey, B. D. and Natarajan, K. A., (Editors) Microbiology for Minerals, Metals, Materials and Environment (ISBN-978-1-4822-5729-8), CRC press, pp 35-58.
  2. Patel B. C. and Ganguly Mayuri, (2020) Oral Microbes: A hidden yet powerful evidence for futuristic forensic investigation, In: Shrivastava, P., Dash, H.R., Lorente, J.A., Imam, J. (Editors), Forensic DNA Typing: Principles, Applications and Advancements (ISBN: 978-981-15-6654-7), Springer-Nature

Publications

After Joining National Forensic Sciences University
*Corresponding Author
  1. Rohan Gawali, Amrdeep Kaur, Malay Shukla, Harshit Ganatra, Molina Madhulika Ekka, B. C. Patel*, Comparative evaluation of different human dental tissues and alveolar bone for DNA quantity and quality for forensic investigation, Forensic Sci. Int. 325 (2021) 110877. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2021.110877. (Impact Factor 2020, 2.395)
  2. M.M. Ekka, L. Arya, B.C. Patel*, A systematic evaluation of ‘Bidi – a hand-rolled cigarette’ as a forensic DNA evidence, Forensic Sci. Int. 324 (2021) 110821. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2021.110821. (Impact Factor 2020, 2.395)
  3. Rathore, P. S., Fernandes Nigel, Patel, B. C., Dahiya M. S., Satish Kumar (2018). Investigation of meat quality using protein profiling. Journal of Food Safety and Food Quality, 69, 99–103. ISSN: 0003-925X, DOI: 10.2376/0003-925X-69-99. (Impact Factor 2020, 0.356)
  4. Upadhyay, K. H., Vaishnav, A. M., Tipre, D. R., Patel, B. C., & Dave, S. R. (2017). Kinetics and mechanisms of mercury biosorption by an exopolysaccharide producing marine isolate Bacillus licheniformis. 3 Biotech, 7(5), 313. ISSN: 2190-572X (Print) 2190-5738 (Online) DOI: http://doi.org/10.1007/s13205-017-0958-4 (Impact factor 2020, 2.406)
  5. Patel, T. L., Patel, B. C., Roat, C., Tipre, D. R., & Dave, S. R. (2015). Cost effective bioprocess for actual dye manufacturing industrial wastewater using statistical tool. Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 52(5–6). ISSN: 0975-0959 (Online); 0301-1208 (Print) (Impact factor 2020, 1.918)
  6. Patel T. L. Patel B. C., Kadam A. A., Tipre, D.R. and Dave, S. R. (2015) Application of novel consortium TSR for treatment of industrial dye manufacturing effluent with concurrent removal of ADMI, COD, heavy metals and toxicity. Water Science and Technology, 71 (9) 1293-1300. ISSN: 0273-1223 DOI: 10.2166/wst.2015.073 (Impact factor 2020, 1.915)
  7. Patel B. C., Tipre, D.R. and Dave, S. R. (2014). A novel biphasic leaching approach for the recovery of Cu and Zn from polymetallic bulk concentrate. Bioresource Technology, Vol 157, pp. 310-315. ISSN: 0960-8524 DOI - http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2014.01. 101 (Impact factor 2020, 9.642)
  8. Patel B. C., Tipre, D.R. and Dave, S. R. (2014) A Biphasic Leaching Process using Leptospirillum ferriphilum Dominated Consortium for Cu and Zn Extraction from PBC. Advanced Materials Research. Vol. 828, pp. 117-121. ISSN: 1662-8985 DOI - 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.828.117.
 
Before Joining National Forensic Sciences University
           
  1. Patel B. C., Tipre, D.R. and Dave, S. R. (2012) Development of Leptospirillum ferriphilum dominated consortium for ferric iron regeneration and metal bioleaching under extreme stresses. Bioresource Technology, 118, 483-489. ISSN: 1662-8985 DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2012.05.094 (Impact factor 2020, 9.642).
  2. Patel, B.C., Tipre, D.R. and Dave, S.R. (2012) Optimization of copper and zinc extractions from polymetallic bulk concentrate and ferric iron bioregeneration under metallic stress. Hydrometallurgy, 117-118, pp. 18-23. ISSN: 0304-386X DOI: 10.1016/j.hydromet.2012.01.005. (Impact factor 2020, 4.156)  
  3. Patel B. C., Tipre D. R. And Dave S. R. (2013) Isolation of a polystress resistant iron oxidizing consortium and its importance in bioleaching of Ambamata polymetallic zinc concentrate. In: Jha M. K., Kumar Vinod, Kumar Vinay, Ari Vidhyadhar, Vaish A. K. And Goswami N. G. (Editors) Proceedings of the National Convention of Metallurgical and Materials Engineers and National Seminar on Exploitation of Lean Grade Ore, Ore Fines and Urban Ores: Challenges, problems and solutions.  257-262.
 
Book Chapter(s)
 
  1. Patel B. C., Tipre D. R. And Dave S. R. (2015) Biomining of base metals from sulphide minerals. In: Abhilash, Pandey, B. D. and Natarajan, K. A., (Editors) Microbiology for Minerals, Metals, Materials and Environment (ISBN-978-1-4822-5729-8), CRC press, pp 35-58.
  2. Patel B. C. and Ganguly Mayuri, (2020) Oral Microbes: A hidden yet powerful evidence for futuristic forensic investigation, In: Shrivastava, P., Dash, H.R., Lorente, J.A., Imam, J. (Editors), Forensic DNA Typing: Principles, Applications and Advancements (ISBN: 978-981-15-6654-7), Springer-Nature

Patents

01 Patent

Awards / Honours / Achievements / Appreciation

  • Principal Coordinator: Has been deputed as Principal Coordinator for development of multilingual Virtual Training Module on Investigation of Crimes Against Women for Indian Police in association with DFSS and funded by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Govt. of India. 
  • Principal Coordinator: Developed COVID-19 Testing Facility at National Forensic Sciences University and has been deputed as Principal Coordinator of the facility.
  • International Resource Person:
  • Deputed as a resource person for three months (From 15 July – 15 October 2019) to develop the DNA Fingerprinting Unit of Rwanda Forensic Laboratory, Kigali, Rwanda.
  • CSIR-SRF (Extended) Fellowship: From May 2013 to September 2013
  • Award for Best Poster Presentation at International Conference on Microbial Biotechnology for sustainable development. (52nd AMI), Chandigarh, India.
  • Recipient of Elsevier PostDoc Free Access Passport to access all the books and journals of ScienceDirect (Elsevier) for six months.

Academic / Administrative Responsibilities

  • Principal Coordinator, COVID-19 Testing Facility
  • Coordinator, Examination Committee, School of Forensic Science
  • In-Charge, Forensic Biotechnology Laboratory
  • Reviewer of several prestigious research journals

Membership

  • Biotech Research Society of India (BRSI): LM 1460
  • Indian Science Congress (ISC): L26723
  • Indian Society for Human Genetics (ISHG): L/1936/2018

Extramural Research Grant

No.  Title Funding Agency Amount in Lakh
  1.  
Development of a qPCR assay for simultaneous detection and quantification of various meat species of domestic animals from various matrices. Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission (GSBTM), DST, Govt. of Gujarat, India 22.65
  1.  
Developmental validation of a STR Profiling Kit Krishgen Biosystems, India 8.00

Invited Lectures

  • Date:10-Jul-2021, Lecture Title: Importance of DNA in Forensic Investigation. One Day Workshop on Rapid DNA Technology for Law Enforcement Organized by NFSU-Thermo Fisher Scientific Center of Excellence in DNA Forensics
  • "Date:10-Jul-2021, Lecture Title: Need of national DNA database in India (Panel Discussion). Virtual workshop on FORENSIC DNA ANALYSIS:
  • CURRENT TECHNOLOGIES & FUTURE CHALLENGES Organized by Department of Life Sciences,
  • University of Calicut, Malappuram, Kerala, India"
  • Date:10-Jul-2021, Lecture Title: A Novel Approach for processing of ‘Bidi’ as a touch DNA evidence. 1st International Forensic Science e-Conference 2021. Organized by: Students of National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU)
  • Date:14-Jan-2021, Lecture Title: Next Generation Sequencing and Its Forensic Applications. Virtual Workshop on Next Generation Forensics. Organized by: Department of Life Sciences, University of Calicut in association of Kerala Police Academy, Kerala.
  • Date:04-Nov-2020, Lecture Title: Evaluation of heteroplasmy in D-loop of mtDNA for a Gujarati population for forensic applications - An experience with Sanger Sequencing Platform. HID User Meet 2020. Organized by: Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Date:23-Oct-2020, Lecture Title: Genetic Genealogy: A New ROUTE for Human Identification. 2nd Police Science Congress. Organized by: Kerala Police Academy, Kerala in association with Mahatma Gandhi University.
  • Date:12-Sep-2020, Lecture Title: Forensic Genetics and It’s Legal Importance. SOVF Webinar 2020 series. Organized by: School of Virtual Forensics (SOVF)
  • Date:26-Aug-2020, Lecture Title: DNA Fingerprinting - A Modern Aid to Justice Delivery System of India. BioTalk 4.0. Organized by: Student Biology Chapter (SBE) of Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT)
  • Date:22-Jun-2020, Lecture Title: DNA Evidence in the Era of Modern BioForensics. Live Webinar Series. Organized by: Centurion University, Odisha.
  • Date:04-Mar-2020, Lecture Title: Real-Time PCR Reaction Designing and Setup for
    Absolute Quantification Study. Training Program on Real Time PCR. Organized by: Gujarat Biotechnology Research Center (GBRC) in Collaboration of Gujarat Forensic Sciences University
  • Date:24-Jan-2019, Lecture Title: Hybridization Techniques. CBC Crash Workshop N-BT-CBC MUIS-GNU. Organized by: Mehsana Urban Institute of Sciences, Ganpat University, Gujarat
  • Date:18-Dec-2017, Lecture Title: Non-Conventional Biological Approaches in Wildlife Investigations. One-Week IFS Training on “Wildlife Forensic Science”. Organized by: GEER Foundation, Gandhinagar, Gujarat