Applications are invited for the post of temporary position of `Junior Research Fellow’ under the RANWA Project titled, ‘Biotechnological Interventions for Conservation and Utilization of Forest Resources’.
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Status of Embelia ribes Curr Sc.


Camptothecin Curr Sc.


Species Diversity at CNP


Production of Camptothecin in cultures of Chonemorpha grandiflora




About Me

Ankur Patwardhan holds a doctorate in Biology and is a Head, Department of Biodiversity, Abasaheb Garware College, Pune. His current research projects focus on recovery, including ex-situ and bioprospecting of threatened plant taxa from Western Ghats of India, one of the 34 global biodiversity hot-spots. It includes quantification and mapping of plant resources of Western Ghats, besides documenting traditional knowledge and community conservation practices. He also undertakes Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) projects and Biodiversity Management Plans.  

Affiliations :

* Honorary Secretary, RANWA, Pune. Coordinates research activities.

* Visiting Faculty, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Pune.

* Task force member, IUCN Task force on Protected Areas and Cities.

Contact me at :
Ankur Patwardhan, M.Sc. Ph.D.
Head, Department of Biodiversity,
Abasaheb Garware College,
Pune 411004, Maharashtra, India.
Ph. +91-98238 12653

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