NCAOR Staff - Dr. Anand Jain

Dr. Anand Jain

Scientist E
Department Name : Arctic Ecology & Biogeochemistry
Desk No : +91-832-2525565

Academic Record

2009 Ph.D. Microbiology Goa University, India     

2003 M.Sc. Microbiology Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University (MDS), Ajmer, India  First division/ 67.3% (Gold Medalist)

2001 B.Sc. Life science Jai Narayan Vyas (JNV) University, Jodhpur First division/ 68.2%


  • 2011-2014; Quick Hire Fellowship, CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Goa 
  • 2009-2011; EMPOWER-Post-doctoral Fellowship, Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology (IRCSET),                          Ireland
  • 2003-2008; CSIR-NET-JRF/SRF Fellowship for Doctoral research
  • 2001-2003; Jagan Bai Maya Devi scholarship during M.Sc
  • 2003           ; University Gold medal for standing first in M.Sc

Research Area

1. Bacterial community dynamics during complex polysaccharide degradation Implications in delineating role of heterotrophic bacterial communities in carbon cycling of coastal Arctic ecosystem
2. Linking organic matter provenance and biochemical composition with size fractionated bacterial community structure Implications in understanding biogeochemical cycling of organic matter and factor influencing bacterial community composition   

Professional Record

  • 2014- till date ; Project Scientist B, ESSO-NCAOR, Goa.
  • 2011- 2014     ; Quick Hire Fellow, CSIR-NIO, Goa.
  • 2009- 2011     ; EMPOWER-Post-doctoral fellow, Dublin City University, Ireland.
  • 2003- 2008     ; CSIR-NET-JRF/SRF, CSIR-NIO, Goa.