Scientific Staff

Dr Akhilesh K. Yadav
Regulatory Toxicology
CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research
Vishvigyan Bhawan, 31, Mahatma Gandhi Marg
Lucknow - 226 001. Uttar Pradesh, India.
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Tel: +91-522-2217497 | Extension: 724
Fax: 522-2628227

Areas of Specialization
Analytical Chemistry, Liquid Chromatography, Mass spectrometry, Spectroscopy, Antibiotics, Bacterial cell wall, Peptidoglycan chemical remodeling
Current R&D/S&T Activities

  • Advanced analytical and bioanalytical studies using hyphenated instrumentations such as HPLC, UPLC, UPLC-MS/MS, GC-MS/MS etc.
  • Method development and validation for the detection and identification of various environmental contaminants in different matrices.
  • Preparation of various blended/modified adsorbents from natural waste biomasses for environmental decontamination.
  • Green remediation approaches for remediation of different environmental matrices such as removal of antibiotics, dyes and metals from wastewater.
  • Multiclass pesticides and metabolites analysis in biological matrices such as blood, serum and urine.
  • Chemical remodeling studies of bacterial cell wall peptidoglycan as a tool to decipher AMR machinery of microbes.

Partial List of Research Publications
Awards/Honours/ Distinctions

  • Member of Scientific Panel on Antibiotic Residues (SP-03) of FSSAI
  • Member of Pesticide Residues Analysis Sectional Committee (FAD27) of Bureau of Indian Standards
  • Awarded with MIMS (Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden) PostDoc Fellowship (2015)
  • Awarded CSIR-Senior Research Fellowship (2009)
  • Certificate of Merit for Post graduation studies (2006)
  • Certificate of Merit from Graduation studies (2004)
  • Honoured by Chief Minister of state for meritorious achievement in graduation studies (2004)     

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