Ravindra Thakkar, Electron Microscopy Facility

Ravi ThakkarAssociate Scientist

Degrees

2006, M.S., Biotechnology, Sardar Patel University, India

Contact

785-532-4742/4508
ravithakkar@vet.k-state.edu

Research

Morphology study of cells, organelles and biomolecules under disease or experimental conditions, metalic and polymeric nanoparticle characterization and its interaction with cells and other nanocomposites, protein dynamics, liposomes and the study of nanostructured materials using electron microscopy.

Major Equipment

Transmission Electron Microscope, Scanning Electron Microscope, Sample preparation equipments like Ultramicrotome, Sputter coater.

Publications

Sathiyabhama D, Asha U, Swetha SD, Thakkar R, Dil JS, Santosh V. Crooke's cell adenoma of the pituitary: A histological, immunocytochemical and electron microscopic study of a rare case. Neurology India 62:216-217, 2014.

Menon RN, Jagtap S, Thakkar R, Naraynappa G, Nair M. Mucolipidosis and progressive myoclonus epilepsy: A distinctive phenotype. Neurology India 61: 537-539, 2013