Research Fellow, Faculty of Science
Dr Rakesh is an Analytical Chemist and had completed his graduation and post-graduation in chemistry from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India and after which he has qualified National eligibility test (CSIR-NET-JRF) and Graduate Aptitude Test of Engineering (GATE) in Chemical sciences. He moved to Lucknow where he worked as Research Fellow in Analytical Chemistry department at CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research for one and half year. Dr Rakesh has completed his doctorate in analytical chemistry from CSIR-IITR, Lucknow, India in 2019. He has worked as scientist in a food industry for few months and he is currently working as Research fellow in School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham since December 2019.
Dr Rakesh has worked on analytical method development for small biological molecules as well as chemical toxicants using mass spectrometry. He is well-versed in handling, troubleshooting and routine maintenance of sophisticated analytical instruments i.e. HPLC, LC-MS/MS, GC-FID/ECD, GC-MS etc. He has gain expertise in execution of performing metabolomic studies using mass spectrometry and able to resolve as well as analyze complex data obtained from the analysis.
Dr Rakesh is currently working in BRC funded Research project and work involved Lipidomic profiling of the pre-clinical and clinical samples using Qtrap mass spectrometer for the studies on… read more
Dr Rakesh is currently working in BRC funded Research project and work involved Lipidomic profiling of the pre-clinical and clinical samples using Qtrap mass spectrometer for the studies on Osteoarthritis and Pain.
Dr Rakesh had developed analytical protocols for the analysis of chemical toxicants as well endogenous metabolites using sophisticated analytical techniques and analyse them in environmental, biological and food matrices. He has worked on mass spectrometry-based metabolomics. He has worked on profiling of urinary metabolites resposible for lipid peroxidation, oxidative stress and DNA damage in the 200 human urine samples working in a mega kitchen and exposed of PAHs. During his PhD, He has developed a green analytical method for the quantitative estimation of neurotransmitters and analyze them in rat brain, plasma and cell samples.
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