Central University of Haryana
Dr. Tejpal Dhewa, currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition Biology, Central University of Haryana. Earlier, he taught in the Department of Microbiology, Bhaskarcharya College of Applied Sciences (University of Delhi), New Delhi and Dolphin (PG) Institute of Biomedical and Natural Sciences, Dehradun. He received his master degree in Microbiology from University of Rajasthan, Jaipur and earned his doctoral degree in Microbiology from Bundelkhand University, Jhansi. He is involved in teaching PG students with special focus on food microbiology, medical microbiology and industrial microbiology. He has guided several M.Sc. students in DIBNS. He has executed research projects supported by Mascoma Corporation (USA) and University of Delhi (DU), Delhi. Currently he is Principal Investigator (PI) of DU Innovation Project on development of a real time biosensor to detect microorganisms in food and agricultural products. Recently he has completed student research project on evaluation of probiotics. He developed two antimicrobial formulations against methicillin and vancomycin resistant Staphylococcus aureus and filed two national patents. He also developed freeze dried synbiotic formulation for extension of shelf life of probiotic products. Presently he is involved in research programme on development of novel low cost technologies for preserving and fortification of fresh agricultural produces. Dr. Dhewa has published more than 25 papers, 10 presentations in National and International Seminars and Conferences, 1 book, 3 monographs, 3 popular articles, and several book chapters to his credit. He is actively involved in e-content development mission (an MHRD Project under its National Mission on Education through ICT by University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India, New Delhi. He is the life member of several scientific societies. He is on the reviewers’ panel of 3 international journals of repute and also editor/associate editor/editorial board member of 4 international journals. He is the recipient of Young Scientist Award 2015 (by the Scientific Planet Society, Dehradun, India), and 1 Best Poster Award. He has been awarded a travel grant by Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi to present research paper at a SGM 163rd meeting at Dublin (Ireland).
Probiotics (gut microbiology) and multidrug resistance among bacterial pathogens.