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Professor Mrinal Bhave

Professor, Acting Chair

Biography

Mrinal obtained her PhD from the University of Poona in Pune, India, followed by post-doctoral positions at the National Institute of Health (USA) and University of Florida. Her experience also includes research posts with the Murdoch Institute of the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne and Pitman-Moore Australia, after which she joined Victoria University as a teachign and research academic. She joined Swinburne University in 2002, where her current research activities are focused on addressing agricultural and environmental issues applying molecular biology, biochemistry and biotechnology techniques.

Research interests

Biotechnology; Cell Biology and Biochemistry; Molecular Biology

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.

Fields of Research

  • Biochemistry And Cell Biology - 060100
  • Agricultural Biotechnology - 100100
  • Genetics - 060400

Teaching areas

Biotechnology;Cell Biology and Biochemistry;Molecular Biology

Publications

Also published as: Bhave, Mrinal; Bhave, M.
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2014: Embassy of Libya Canberra's donation in support of research project of PhD student Ms. Nadin Mustafa Shagaghi (Mrinal Bhave supervisor) *; Embassy of Libya Canberra
  • 2013: Testing the nutraceutical effects of vitamin E components isolated from rice and barley in a model cell line, for cardiovascular health benefits. *; Melbourne-Sarawak Research Collaboration Scheme
  • 2009: New approaches for screening cereal germplasm for enhanced microbial pathogen resistance and desirable grain texture *; ARC Linkage Projects Scheme
  • 2009: Unravelling the biochemical fingerprint of Australian native plants for sustainable farm forestry and other applications *; ARC Linkage Projects Scheme
  • 2008: Molecular analysis of the GSP and puroindoline genes, related to grain hardness and antimicrobial properties in cereals (GRDC scholarship - Abirami Ramalingam) *; Grains Research & Development Corporation

* Chief Investigator


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