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Nanotechnology Innovation Center of Kansas State

Ravindra Thakkar, Electron Microscopy Facility

Ravi ThakkarAssociate Scientist


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




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.


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