About The Section
Antibiotic resistance and Human microbiome
Publishes original research articles, letters, case reports, reviews/mini-reviews and guest edited thematic issues on the topics related to antibiotic resistance and human microbiome. Articles may be focused largely, but not exclusively, on contributions from India.
Bhabatosh Das is a Molecular Microbiologist working as Associate Professor at the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, an autonomous institute under the Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India. His major research focus is to understand the (i) composition, diversity and dynamics of human gut microbiome and (ii) role of human gut microbiota in the emergence of antimicrobial resistant bacterial pathogens. His lab has received generous support from several national (DBT, DST, ICMR, Govt. of India) and international (GATES foundation, Wellcome Trust) funding agencies.
Gopal Krishna Dhali is currently a Professor and Head of the Department of Gastroenterology, School of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education And Research, Kolkata, India. His research interests include Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Portal Hypertension and Irritable bowel syndrome.
Prof. Asad U Khan graduated in Chemistry and did his post graduate in Biotechnology and obtained a doctorate in Biochemistry from Aligarh Muslim University and later proceeded for his post doc in RUTGERS University New Jersey, USA during 2000-2003 for three years. Currently, he is a Professor and Ex-Coordinator Biotechnology Unit, AMU, Aligarh India. He has been involved in teaching microbiology at post-graduate and doctoral level for the last 24 years and has guided 27 PhDs, 17 MDs/MPhil and >57 Current Indian Science Masters dissertations in the area of antibiotic resistance and therapy. He has published over 240 research articles in the area of antimicrobial resistance mechanisms in peer reviewed high impact Q1/Q2 journals with H-Index 42 (Scopus). His work has been cited in Nature, Science, Cell, EMBO J, JBC etc. He has been appointed as a Visiting Professor at the University Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia for the period of two years. He is a member of several international committees.
Dr. NS Chauhan has published a number of scientific papers on the characterization of the diverse microbiome for their native community structure, physiological functions, survival strategies, commensalism, and hostmicrobial interactions. He has established an association of the human microbiome with gastrointestinal disorders, respiratory illnesses, and ayurvedic host phenotype. Currently, he is serving on various academic and administrative portfolios and has been recognized for his outstanding teaching and research.