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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Senior Research Scientist
Department Natural Flavor Chemicals R & D
Address
400 Dekora Woods Blvd
Saukville
Wisconsin
53080
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel 1 2622686818
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree Ph.D
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Pollution , Research Support Services , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Pollution , Research Support Services
Research Activities Development of microbial biosurfactant based green chemicals for environmental applications.
Research Region 71
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise Marine Microbiology Marine Microbial Biosurfactants Marine Natural Products Marine Bioactive Compounds Bioremediation of Marine Oil Spill
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr Thavasi RENGA THAVASI)

PAPERS PUBLISHED IN REFEREED JOURNALS 1. Thavasi, R., S. Jayalakshmi, and I.M. Banat, 2011. Application of biosurfactant produced from peanut oil cake by Lactobacillus delbrueckii in biodegradation of crude oil. Bioresource Technology. 102, 3366-3372. 2. Thavasi, R., S. Jayalakshmi, and I.M. Banat, 2011. Effect of biosurfactant and fertilizer on biodegradation of crude oil by marine isolates of Bacillus megaterium, Corynebacterium kutscheri and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Bioresource Technology. 102, 772-778. 3. Annamalai, N., R. Thavasi, S.Vijayalakshmi and T. Balasubramanian, 2011. A novel thermostable and halostable carboxymethyl cellulase from marine bacterium Bacillus licheniformis AU01. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology (Accepted, In Press). 4. Thavasi, R., V.R.M. Subramanyam Nambaru, S. Jayalakshmi, T. Balasubramaian and I.M. Banat, 2009. Biosurfactant production by a marine Azotobacter chroococcum strain. Marine Biotechnology. 11, 551-556. 5. Thavasi, R., S. Jayalakshmi, T. Balasubramaian and I.M. Banat, 2008. Production and characterization of a glycolipid biosurfactant from Bacillus megaterium. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 24,917-925. 6. Thavasi, R., S. Jayalakshmi, T. Balasubramaian and I.M. Banat, 2007. Biosurfactant production by Corynebacterium kutscheri from waste motor lubricant oil and pea nut oil cake. Letter in Applied Microbiology. 45,686-691. 7. Thavasi, R., S. Jayalakshmi, R. Radhakrishnan and T. Balasubramanian, 2007. Plasmid incidence in four species of hydrocarbonoclastic bacteria isolated from oil polluted marine environment. Biotechnology. 6(3): 349-352. 8. Thavasi, R., S. Jayalakshmi, T. Balasubramaian and I.M. Banat, 2011. Biosurfactant production by Pseudomonas aeruginosa from renewable resources. Indian Journal of Microbiology. 51(1):30?36. 9. Annamalai, N., R. Thavasi, S.Vijayalakshmi and T. Balasubramanian, 2011. Extraction, purification and characterization of thermostable, alkaline tolerant -amylase from bacillus cereus. Indian Journal of Microbiology. (Accepted, In Press). 10. Annamalai, N., R. Thavasi, S. Jayalakshmi and T. Balasubramanian, 2009. Thermostable and alkaline tolerant xylanase production by Bacillus subtilis isolated from marine environment. Indian Journal of Biotechnology. 8(3) 291-297. 11. Thavasi, R., K. Apernadevi, S. Jayalakshmi and T. Balasubramanian, 2007. Plasmid mediated antibiotic resistance in marine bacteria. Journal of Environmental Biology. 28, 617-621. 12. Thavasi, R and S. Jayalakshmi, 2003. Bioremediation potential of hydrocarbonoclastic bacteria in Cuddalore harbour waters (India). Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment. 7, 17-22. BOOKS AND CHAPTERS WRITTEN 1. Thavasi, R. and I.M. Banat 2009. Drug resistance in marine bacteria. In: Current Trends In Antibiotic Resistance In Infectious Diseases, pp. 166-178, (Asad U. Khan). I.K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi, India. 2. Thavasi, R., I.M. Banat and P. Singh-Nigam. 2010. Microbial Toxins. In: Comprehensive Food Fermentation and Biotechnology, Vol. 1, pp. 343-378, (Eds. A. Pandey, C. Larroche, C.R. Soccol, E. Gnansounou and P Nigam). Asiatech Publishers, Inc. New Delhi. 3. Thavasi, R., S. Jayalakshmi and I.M. Banat 2011. Biosurfactants from marine bacteria. In: Current Research, Technology and Education Topics in Applied Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology, Microbiology Book Series - Number 2, ( Ed. A. Méndez-Vilas), Formatex Research Center, Badajoz, Spain.


Created: 2011-04-02 Last Updated: 2016-06-16 by Thavasi RENGA THAVASI