Dr. Ashwani Kumar Thakur

Dr. Ashwani Kumar Thakur

Professor, Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, IIT Kanpur

Bio:

Dr. Ashwani Kumar Thakur is an academic researcher from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. He obtained his PhD from Institute of Microbial Technology and Panjab University, Chandigarh. He did his Post-Doctoral work at University of Tennessee Medical Center and Pittsburg Medical School. He is a recipient of Alexander von Humboldt fellowship and worked at Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry.  Prior to joining IIT-Kanpur, he worked as a Senior Manager in Biologics Development Centre, Dr Reddy's Laboratories.He has expertise in utilizing self-assembly of proteins in material sciences and bioengineering applications, in method development, characterization, stability, process development and formulation of biopharmaceuticals, structural and biophysical basis of aggregation of proteins in human diseases.