Dr. Bhima BhukyaAssistant Professor
Osmania University, India
Ph.D. in Microbiology from Osmania University, India
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Dr. B. Bhima is currently working as Head & Assistant Professor at Department of Microbiology, and as a General Secretary, Faculty club, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India. He completed his Ph.D. (2009) in Microbiology from Osmania University. After a brief Post-Doctoral stint in University of Pennsylvania, USA he joined back the university service in the Department of Microbiology. His present research interest lies in recombinant probiotics, proteomics and genomics, animal nutrition, biofuels and bioprocess engineering. He has total 14 years of teaching experience including 3 years of undergraduate (Veterinary) and 11 years of postgraduate (M.Sc.) teaching and 15 years of research experience. He has established a probiotics research Laboratory at the Department of Microbiology, Osmania University with the financial support of DST-SERB, UGC, DST-PURSE and UPE-FAR projects. At present 10 research scholars are pursuing their Ph.D. and two students are working in research projects under his supervision. Dr. Bhima published 15 research articles, 5 book chapters and presented over 25 papers (oral and poster presentations) at various National and International Conferences. His prior work experience includes contribution to university corporate life by working as a warden for Ph.D. scholars hostel from 2009 to 2011.