Yogesh Balasaheb Phatake
Dr. Yogesh Phatake is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology, at Shardabai Pawar Mahila Arts, Commerce and Science College (Baramati, Maharashtra, India 413115).
The institution is run by Agricultural Development Trust, Baramati, one of India’s premier agricultural research and development organizations which is also the parent organization of Krishi Vigyan Kendra Baramati, India’s national and international award winning farm science centre.
Dr. Yogesh completed his graduation and post graduation in Microbiology and has teaching and research experience of over ten years.
He also completed his Ph.D. in 2019.
His doctoral work was based upon therapeutic applications of biopigments (Prodigiosin) produced by bacteria Serratia marcescens.
He was recently awarded with the Ph.D. guideship by Savitribai Phule Pune University (Pune) and became one of the youngest research guides.
Yogesh has published total 23 research papers in multiple high-impact factor, peer reviewed national and international research journals of life sciences, agriculture microbiology, industrial microbiology etc.
He has also presented his research work in many national and international conferences and was awarded with the best oral and poster presentation awards.
His passion for teaching different life science subjects motivates him to use his skills for the betterment of bright students coming from rural regions.
He frequently delivers guest lectures at different educational and research institutes across the country.
Yogesh likes to work in different fields of life sciences like Agriculture Microbiology, Fermentation technology, Plant-microbial interactions, Biofertilizers, Biofilms, Nanofertilizers, Adaptic stress management, Hydroponics etc.