Curriculum Vitae - Bharat Patel
Awards, Grants and Contracts
- Developement Finance Corporation of New Zealand Scholarship for
undertaking Ph.D studies at Waikato University. New Zealand
- Travel grant for 2.5 years from Ministry of Lands and Survey, New
Zealand for in situ investigation of microbes in NZ hot springs
- Research fellowship from NZ Energy Research and Developement Council
to study fermentation by thermophilic anaerobic fermenters (1984-86).
- NZ Lottery Board Grant for karyotyping the chromosomes of Fusarium
species using pulse field gel electrophoresis. (1987-88; $12,000).
- NZ Electricorp contract to study microbial population in Mokai hot
springs. (1987: $5,000).
- MAFTech and W.M.B. McLaughlin Trust grant to extend studies on YAC
system and pulse field gel electrophoresis techniques at Sydney
Unversity. (1987; $2000).
- MAFTech funds for a PhD studentship to investigate the molecular
biology basis of ovine primary myoblast proliferation and
differentiation (in conjunction with Auckland University, 1988:
- Microbiology of extreme environment, Griffith University Grants
scheme, ($6,000 per year for 1989,1990).
- Monoclonal antibodies and anaerobic fungal enzymes (Patel and Orpin,
1990), CSIRO/Griffith University grant, $12,000.
- Signature lipids of thermophilic bacteria (Nichols and Patel, 1990,
91/92, 92/93, 1994), CSIRO/Griffith University grant, ($12,000 per
- Development of a high temperature dextranase (Patel, De Jersey,
Inkerman, 1989, 90, 91), Sugar Research Council, $109,000 per year.
- Karyotyping of anaerobic fungi using CHEF (Patel/Orpin, 1991, 92:
CSIRO/Griffith University grant, $15,000 per year).
- Novel thermostable cycloglucanotransferases from thermophilic
bacteria (Patel, 1991 & 1992), Griffith University gramts scheme,
$12,000 per year.
- Model to study Artesian Basin microbial consortia using 16S rRNA
sequencing procedures (Patel, 1991, 1992 and 1993, small ARC),
$21,000 and $17,000 per year respectively.
- Studies on thermostable xylanases (Patel, 1992, 1994 small ARC),
$17,000 per year
- Thermostable DNA modyfying enzymes (Scopes & Patel, 1992-95, ARC
collaborative scheme, $70,000 per year for 3 years).
- Corrosion of bore casing by sulfate reducing bacteria. (Patel, ARC
collaborative scheme, $52,000 per year for 1993-95).
- Collaborative purchase and operation of an ABI automated DNA
sequencer and synthesiser ($250,000; Water Resources, Dept of Health
and Grifith University).
Author: Dr Bharat Patel
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