Dr. Sushama R. Chaphalkar

Dr. Sushama R. Chaphalkar

PhD in Microbiology

Biotechnology, Microbiology

Dr. Sushama R. Chaphalkar is a senior researcher and academician based in Pune, India. She holds a PhD in Microbiology and comes with vast experience in research and education in Biotechnology. In her illustrious career spanning three decades and a half, she held prominent leadership positions in academia and industry. As the Founder-Director of a renowned Biotechnology institute, she worked extensively on high-end research projects of industrial significance, fostering a stronger bond between industry and academia.

Dr. Chaphalkar is passionate about sustainable development through Biotechnology and brought about significant agrarian development in parts of rural Maharashtra, through her 11-year-long project titled “Biovillage,” which involved need-based research as well as training of the rural population, especially farmers. When she is not working or mentoring students, she finds joy in avid reading, music, gardening, culinary adventures, and exploring new destinations through travel.

Articles from Sushama R.

Flavonol-rich diet linked to lower mortality and disease risk, study shows

Flavonol-rich diet linked to lower mortality and disease risk, study shows

SARS-CoV-2-infection and vaccine-induced antibodies wane initially but stabilize for lasting protection

SARS-CoV-2-infection and vaccine-induced antibodies wane initially but stabilize for lasting protection

Elevated IFN-γ levels linked to long COVID, study finds

Elevated IFN-γ levels linked to long COVID, study finds

Vitamin D3 and phytochemicals team up for immune boost and aging defense, study finds

Vitamin D3 and phytochemicals team up for immune boost and aging defense, study finds

Ultra-processed foods linked to higher risk of sarcopenia

Ultra-processed foods linked to higher risk of sarcopenia

Mediterranean diet linked to better semen quality, study finds

Mediterranean diet linked to better semen quality, study finds

Long COVID prevalence varies widely across US states, CDC study finds

Long COVID prevalence varies widely across US states, CDC study finds

Study reveals seasonal MERS-CoV peaks in Kenyan camels and potential human transmission

Study reveals seasonal MERS-CoV peaks in Kenyan camels and potential human transmission

Risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease for cardiovascular disease and all cause death in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease for cardiovascular disease and all cause death in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Exercise is an effective treatment for depression, with walking, jogging, yoga, and strength training more effective than other exercises

Exercise is an effective treatment for depression, with walking, jogging, yoga, and strength training more effective than other exercises