Research & Development Cell

Dr. Vijay Upadhye

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Designation : Deputy Director
Total Exp : 16.4 Years
Educational Qualification : Ph.D., Post-doctorate
Research Area :
Immunodiagnostics for Tuberculosis
  • Professional Experience: 16.4 years.Ph.D., Post-doctorate includingmore than 11 years of research experience on Immunodiagnostics for Tuberculosis, 4.4 years’ experience for team management, scientific product promotion,customer service, interaction with clinicians to understand their needs. Three years teaching experience for Microbiology.
  • Successfully contributed 13 scientific publications on Tuberculosis in leading national & international journals presentation at conferences and delivered 3 guest talks about improved diagnostics for Tuberculosis.
  • Possess thorough knowledge of the concepts of Tuberculosis obtained through scientific research.Given teaching and guidance to junior researcher’s team.
  • Experience in providing lab support & collaborating with other scientists and clinicians.
  • Received Best Citizens of India Award by International Publishing House, New Delhi in 2012
  • Completed Ph.D. on Immunodiagnostics, Enzyme Kinetics & Drug Target Study for tuberculosis from Microbiology Dept., Nagpur University
  • Proficient in identifying student’s learning needs, developing customized learning solutions, making the classroom more function able & maximizing the potential of every student
  • Skilled in conceptualizing, planning & implementing appropriate learning programs in order to promote a collaborative and supportive learning environment for students
  • An effective communicator with excellent interpersonal & problem-solving skills with flexible attitude
Contact Information
Office Phone02668-260447
Email[email protected]
Membership
India International Friendship Society o Indian Immunology Society, Association of Microbiologists of India, New Delhi, Association for promotion of DNA Fingerprinting & DNA Tech (ADNAT), Hyderabad
Specialization
Specialization Areas
Subject Taught UG
Subject Taught PG
Title Description Achieved On
Best Team Leadership Award ‘Immunoshop Excellence Best Team Leadership Award (2017-18)’ in recognition of developing and leading field application specialist team (FAST) during Company Annual Meet 2018
Best poster - Inhibition of M.tbsecretory serine protease o Consolation Prize for best poster - Inhibition of M.tbsecretory serine protease, blocks bacterial multiplication both in axenic culture & in human macrophages at International Conference- Open Source for Computer Aided Drug Design at Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh 2009
Professor G. P. Talwar Young Scientist Award Professor G. P. Talwar Young Scientist Award for best paper ‘SEVA TB ES-31 Ag- Mycobacterial Metallo-Serine Protease of interest in Serodiagnosis, Drug Target and its Further Characterization at 34th Indian Immunology Society conference at National AIDS Research Institute, Pune 2007
Asian & Pacific Federation of Clinical Biochemists (APFCB) Silver Jubilee Scholarship Asian & Pacific Federation of Clinical Biochemists (APFCB) Silver Jubilee Scholarship for Detection of M.tb Excretory Secretory Ag ES-31, ES-43 and EST-6 in TB Patients with HIV Co-infection by ELISA & Immunoblotting at 11th Asian Pacific Congress of Clinical Biochemistry, Beijing (China) 2007
M.G.I.M.S. (Sewagram) Award M.G.I.M.S. (Sewagram) Award (2005) for best poster on Isolation of M.tb. Excretory Secretory Protein Antigens ES-31, ES-43 and EST-6 of Diagnostic Interest from Tubercle Bacilli by Affinity Chromatography at 32nd Annual Conference of Association of Clinical Biochemists of India, Patna (Bihar) 2005
1st Merit Office Automation 1st Merit Office Automation-Global Computer Education Board, Lions Club of Nagpur (Ayurveda) 2001
SEVA ES-31 Antigen, a Mycobacterial Serine Protease Successfully poster presented SEVA ES-31 Antigen, a Mycobacterial Serine Protease with Potential as a Drug Target at International Symposium on New Frontiers 2006
Institute / Organization Designation Duration
Parul University Deputy Director & Associate Professor Since July’18
Head-Scientific Support Immunoshop India Pvt. Ltd., Navi Mumbai Since Mar’14
Post-doc Research Scientist PD Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai Jan’10-Jan’14
Qualification Specialization University Passing Year % Class
Post-doctorate Tuberculosis
Ph.D. Tuberculosis
M.Sc. Microbiology Nagpur University 2003
B. Sc. Microbiology, Zoology & Chemistry Nagpur University 2001

International Journal

Title ISSN / ISBN No Publisher Volume Year
Novel Interferon-Gamma Assays for Diagnosing Tuberculosis in Young Children in India International Journal for Tuberculosis and Lung disorders 21(4):412–419 2017
Inhibition of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Secretory Serine Protease Blocks Bacterial Multiplication both in Axenic Culture & in Human Macrophages The Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases 41: 569 -576 2009
Isolation, characterization and kinetic studies on SEVA TB ES-31 Ag, a metalloserine protease of interest in diagnosis Indian Journal of Tuberculosis 56: 22-29 2009

National Journal

Title ISSN / ISBN No Publisher Volume Year
Isolation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis protein antigens ES-31, ES-43 and EST- 6 of diagnostic interest from Tubercle Bacilli by affinity chromatography Indian Journal of Experimental Biology 45: 599-602 2007
Detection of antibody and antigen in extra pulmonary tuberculosis patients’ sera using a cocktail of mycobacterial excretory secretory antigens and their antibodies Biomedical Research 18(3):161-166 2007
Prospective study of in-house developed SEVA TB ELISA using cocktail antigen and their immunoglobulins in diagnosis of tuberculosis suspected patients in a tertiary care hospital located in rural area Biomedical Research 20 (1): 59-63 2009
Peroxidase Enzyme Immunoassay for Circulating SEVA TB ES-31 Antigen in Pulmonary Tuberculosis Sera Biomedical Research 19 (3): 201-206 2008
Mycobacterial ES-31 serine protease – A Biomarker for Mycobacterium tuberculosis Indian J Tuberc 56:141-143 2009
A low molecular weight ES-20 protein released in vivo & vitro with diagnostic potential in lymphnode TB Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology 26 (1):29-33 2008
Detection of in vitro and in vivo released antigens of diagnostic interest in M. tuberculosis by immunoblotting Indian Journal of Experimental Biology 46: 18-21 2008
Study of M. tuberculosis ES-31 and ES-20 antigen levels in different pathogenic grades of lymph node tuberculosis Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11(2): 222-226 2007
Isolation and analysis of circulating tuberculous antigens in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Indian Journal of Tuberculosis 54: 125-129 2007
A cocktail of affinity-purified antibodies reactive with diagnostically useful mycobacterial antigens ES-31, ES-43 and EST-6 for detecting the presence of M. tuberculosis Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 55: 65-68 2006