Microbiologist and Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Concepcion, Chile
Concepcion, Bio-Bio, Chile
Dr. Mahesh Balwant Khot is a Postdoctoral Scientist at the Biotechnology Centre of the University of Concepcion in Chile. He is currently pursuing research on yeast-derived lipids for biodiesel application in a project funded by the Government of Chile. Dr. Mahesh has obtained his Ph.D. in Microbiology (2016) from Shivaji University, Kolhapur, India, and did post-doctoral research at the Biofuels Division of CSIR-Indian Institue of Petroleum, Dehradun, India. He is an expert in lipids of yeasts and filamentous fungi and their conversion into biofuels. Other research interests include mycology, fermentation technology, and downstream processing, the solid-state fermentation, bioprocess development, biorefinery of lignocellulosic biomass, microscopy, biostatistics, and scientific writing. He has more than 10 research publications in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, and patent applications.
Thursday, July 2, 2020
11:20 AM – 11:45 AM CDT