Dr.Chandrashekhar earned his Doctorate degree in microbiology from Karnatak University Dharwad, Karnataka, India Presently he is providing his services as lecturer in Microbiology, Department of Para Clinical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago. Previously had also worked as an Associate Professor (Under United Nations Development Programme), Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, GONDAR.
Dr.Chandrasekhar is well trained with basic and advanced Microbiological and Biotechnological techniques. Isolation and identification of micro organisms. o Isolation and characterization of DNA/RNA (Qualitative and Quantitative) o PCR techniques o Gel electrophoresis o Gene analysis o Cloning and Transformation studies o Sequencing o Blotting techniques o Handling laboratory model animals o Histopathological studies.
NATIONAL/STATE LEVEL REPRESENTATION
• Represented Karnatak University, Dharwad for National Level Debate Competition held at New Delhi, India. • Participated in Inter University Essay Competition held at Allahabad, India. • Represented Karnatak University, Dharwad for State Republic Day Parade held at Bangalore, India.
PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS HELD
• Associate Editor, World Research Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. • Associate Editor, World Research Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. • Member of Editorial Boards. • Global Advanced Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (GARJMMS). • International Journal of Microbiology research.
Journal of Medical Microbiology & Diagnosis. World Applied Sciences Journal. International Journal of Virology and Molecular Biology. Advances in Life Sciences. Journal of Microbiology Research. International Journal of Biomedical Research. International Journal of Biomedical and Advanced Research.
• Webmed Central
o Microbiology faculty member. o Scholarly Reviewer- Parasitology. o Scholarly Reviewer- Biotechnology. o Scholarly Reviewer- Virology.
• Fellow Member, International Society of Biotechnology, Life Member, Ethiopian Society of Tropical and Infectious Diseases, Life Member, Ethiopian Red Cross Society, Member, Ethiopian Medical Laboratory Association, Member, Ethiopian Public Health laboratory Professional Association, Life Member, Paramparagata Vaidya Kendra Kriya Samiti, Mysore, India, Founder President, Kalanidhi Cultural Development Academy (R), Dharwad, Member, International Society of Infectious Diseases, Member Board of Examination Karnataka University Dharwad, India, 2007-09, Assistant Chairman, “1St International Society Biotechnology Conference” ISBT 2008 held at Gangtok, SIKKIM, Secretary, Alumni Association Kittel Science College, Dharwad, Treasurer, Association Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, KUD from 2007- 2009.