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Rochester, NY
October 15, 2018

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MaheTalat, Ph.D HcontactH number: 717-***-****

Address: ** ********** *** ********* **.2, Rochester NY 14623 Status: Green Card / Ready to Relocate

Experienced scientist with a demonstrated history of working in the research and industry applicable settings reflected through researching, mentoring and project management. Principal Investigator and strong research professional focused in biochemistry, material science, nanomaterial synthesis particularly graphene, carbon nano tubes, quantum dots and applications in targeted drug delivery, nano drug formulation & enzyme technology.

Strong background of spectroscopic instrument handling like AAS, FTIR, UV-VIS, PL, XRD etc. Skilled in biochemical assays like buffer preparations, protein purification, enzyme assays chromatography (SDS/native page) etc. My noticeable written communication skills are an important element of numerous protocols, book chapters, monograph and scientific articles I have published. Also worked for clinical reference laboratory where responsibility included for reviewing the quality (Quality Control) of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the desired standards. Coordinated with the various Operations functions as well as execution functions and to ensure the successful expansion of the products.


Ph.D. Biochemistry, Banaras Hindu University, India. MS, Biochemistry, A.M. University, India

BS, Biochemistry, A.M. University, India

MBA, Major in Marketing, LBS Institute of Management & Development Studies, India. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Sept.2016 to April 2018:

Scientist/Principal investigator (PI) - Project title “Scalable production of graphene oxide, its derivatives and applications in: metal detection in water and toxicity assay in beauty creams, targeted drug delivery & industrial application of β-amylase” Funded by:

Department of Science and Technology (DST), Nanoscience Unit, Govt. of India in Dept. of Physics Advanced Study Centre, BHU, Varanasi, India. National Institute of Allergy and infectious Diseases (NIAID, NIH,USA)


Sept.2013 to Sep.2016:

Scientist/PI: Project title “Application of Nanoscience with particular reference to 2

biological / medical systems”

Funded by:

WOS-A, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India in Nanoscience Unit, Dept. of Physics, Advanced Study Centre, (BHU) Varanasi, India.

July 2010 to Sept.2013:

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Nanoscience Unit, Dept. of Physics, Advanced Study Centre, BHU Varanasi, India as a National UGC-Dr D.S. Kothari.

May 2009 to July 2010:

Project Associate in UNANST-DST project, Nanoscience Unit, Dept. Of Physics, Advanced Study Centre, BHU Varanasi, India

Sep.2005 to March 2009:

Research Scholar, Dept. of Biochemistry, BHU, Varanasi, India

May 1998 to November 1999:

Sales officer in Speciality Ranbaxy Limited, a clinical reference laboratory which is a joint venture with Speciality Laboratories of USA. The joint venture has set up a clinical reference laboratory in Mumbai. This laboratory provides testing facilities for oncology, infectious diseases like tuberculosis, hepatitis, HIV, Oncology etc. TECHNICAL SKILLS

• Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS), RAMAN Spectrophotometer (Horiba JobinYvon HR 800),UV visible (Lambda 750S)and FTIR(Spectrum 100).

• Extraction and purification of enzyme,enzyme activity assay, chromatography, spectrophotometry, ultracentrifugation, polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (PAGE).

• Immobilization of enzyme on calcium alginate beads, agarose, gelatin and on nanomaterials.

• Synthesis and functionalization of nanomaterials like AuNps, CNTs, Graphene, composites of Graphene and CNTs.


Software Minitab® Release 15. RSM for advanced design of experiments (DOE) techniques.

Application of RSM for conventional method

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Junior Research Fellowship from the University Grants Commission (UGC), India.

Best poster award “Functional Biodiversity and Ecophysiology of Animals” in symposium organized by Dept. of Zoology,Center of Advanced Study, BHU. 2009.

Awarded UGC-Post Doctoral National Fellowship (Dr. D.S. Kothari Fellow).

Best paper award, International conference organized by Dept. of Pharmaceutical, I.I.T and BHU. December, 2011.


Best Paper Award in IAAST, Dubai Conference, UAE. Oct, 2015. MEMBER EDITORIAL BOARD

Datasets International

Hindawi Publishing Corporation

The Scientific World Journal

Journal of Enzymology andMetabolism

CRESSCO International Journal of Hydrology and Waste Water Treatment



Recent Patents on Biotechnology, Bentham Science Publishers Ltd

Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology

Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering

Process Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering

Arabian Journal of Chemistry

African Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry


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