Journal of Bioinformatics, Computational and Systems Biology

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Kailas DashrathSonawane

Designation : Professor
University/Organisation : Shivaji University
Qualification : Ph.D
Biography :  

Prof. Kailas D. Sonawane, currently working as professor and Head, Department of Microbiology, Shivaji University, India. He has been awarded Fellow Maharashtra Academy of Science in the year 2015. He has many research qualities that deserve recognition and admirations which have been reflected in his list of peer reviewed publications. he did his post doctoral research as "NIH Post-Doctoral Fellow" at National Institutes of Health, NIH/NCI, Bethesda, MD USA. He is also working as deputy coordinator for UGC SAP-II programme sanctioned to Department of Biochemistry, SUK by UGC New Delhi. He has contributed significantly in the basic and conceptual scientific research to understand role of hypermodified nucleosides present in tRNA to recognize proper codons. He is also working on structural studies of enzymes responsible to degrade amyloid beta peptide a causative agent of Alzheimer’s disease using bioinformatics and experimental techniques. He has also developed a web based mangrove Infoline database with Protein Sequence Information. During his research studies he has investigated hERGK+ ion channel structure with peptide toxin inhibitor.