Aufau International Award 2016 | Outstanding Researcher Award | Biochemistry

Dr. Sriram Seshadri Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Institute of Science,

Nirma University,

Ahmedabad, India.

            Dr. Sriram Seshadri completed his masters from Sardar Patel University in Zoology/Comparative Endocrinology and his doctorate from University of Rajasthan on Male reproductive Physiology. He has more than 15 years of experience in Teaching and 12 years of experience in research. He is the Institute Coordinator for Internal Quality Assurance Cell, Academic Coordinator and Coordinator for the Orientation Programe.

His research area of interest includes, understanding the role of gut microbiota in diabetes and liver inflammation. His group has successfully developed an animal model for diet induced diabetes and has established that gut dysbiosis is one of the major causes for the induction and progression on insulin resistance resulting in type 2 diabetes and even obesity. He is also working on isolation, characterization of probiotic strains of gut origin from rats and fishes with the intention identification for its anti-diabetic and as a food preservative and food supplementations. Till date, he has guided five Ph. D. students, one has submitted her thesis and four more are working. He has also guided more than 50 M. Sc. Dissertation thesis and 4 B. Tech thesis. He has published around 54 international papers of repute and 40 conference papers. He has also published three books. Owing to his expertise in bacteriocin isolation and characterization, he has been appointed in the International Grant Reviewer Panel for reviewing grant proposals on Bacteriocin and Probiotic Research of Czech Science Foundation, Czech Republic.