Virendra S. Bisaria


Office: Block I, Room # 145
☎ +91-11-26591005
vbisaria@dbeb.iitd.ac.in
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Virendra S. Bisaria


PROFESSOR

Research Interests:
Lignocellulose Bioconversion of renewable resources to value added products - cellulose hydrolysis, stabilization of cellulases, regulation of cellulase and xylanase biosynthesis; applications of cellulase and xylanase enzymes; Biofuels and Biorefinery - Ethanol from cellulose/hemicellulose; metabolic engineering for production of bioproducts such as 2,3-butanediol and malic acid in suitable bacterial hosts. Bioinoculants (biofertilizers and biopesticides); Plant Cell Technology - production of therapeutic compounds, metabolic engineering for enhanced production of metabolites


Bio

Born xxCityxxx, yyStateyy; Ph.D. IIT Delhi, India 1978; Post Doctoral Research experience at Institute of Biotechnology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland; Institute of Biotechnology, Nuclear Research Centre, Julich, Germany; University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA; Institute of Biotechnology, University of Cambridge, UK; International Centre for Biotechnology, Osaka University, Japan; Kobe University, Japan; Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA

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