Prof. Shailesh R. Dave

Prof. Shailesh R. Dave

Gujarat University, India

Professor and Head



Ph.D., Mysore University, Microbiology

M.Sc., Gujarat University, Microbiology

B.Sc., Gujarat University, Microbiology


  1. Dave S.R., Natarajan K.A., and Bhat J.V. (1979) Bio-oxidation studies with Thiobacillus ferrooxidans in the presence of copper and zinc, Trans. Inst. Mining and Metallurgy, 88, C234-C237. ISSN: 0371-7836.
  2. Dave S.R. and Natarajan K.A. (1981) Leaching of copper and zinc from oxidized ores by fungi, Hydrometallurgy, 7, 235-242. doi:10.1016/0304-386X(81)90004-9.
  3. Menon A.G. and Dave S.R. (1994) Biooxidation of ferrous by ultraviolet-exposed, silver tolerant Thiobacillus ferrooxidans (ore-isolate), J. Biotechnol., 38, 7-9. doi:10.1016/0168-1656(94)90142-2.
  4. Menon A.G. and Dave S.R. (1996) Influence of preservation substrate on iron oxidation ability of various Thiobacillus ferrooxidans isolates, Microbiol. Research 151, 225-229. PMID: 8817915.
  5. Soni H.P., Haque N.A., and Dave S.R. (2002) Characterization of agricultural soils from semi-aired region on the basis of carbohydrate utilization patterns of soil microbial communities, Asian J. Microbiol. Biotechn. Env. Sci. 4(3): 295-303. ISSN: 09723005.
  6. Dave S.R., Tipre D.R., and Gajjar V.V. (2002) Fungal diversity in extreme environments of Malanjkhand copper mine, Asian J. Microbiol. Biotechn. Env. Sci. 4(3): 367-373. ISSN: 09723005.
  7. Haque N.A. and Dave S.R. (2004) Screening of phosphate solubilizing microorganisms from semi arid soils, Int. J. Bioscience Reporter, 2(2): 204-211.
  8. Tipre D.R. and Dave S.R. (2004) Bioleaching process for Cu-Pb-Zn bulk concentrate at high pulp density, Hydrometallurgy, 75, 37-43. doi:10.1016/j.hydromet.2004.06.002.
  9. Dave S.R. and Gupta K.H. (2007) Interactions of Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans with heavy metals, various forms of arsenic and pyrite, Advanced Materials Research, 20-21, 423-426. doi:10.4028/
  10. Dave S.R., Shah T.J., and Tipre D.R. (2007) Development of an extremophilic iron oxidizing consortium and a fixed film bioreactor for generation of ferric iron lixivient, Advanced Materials Research, 20-21, 501-504. doi: 10.4028/
  11. Dave S.R., Gupta K.H., and Tipre D.R. (2008) Characterization of arsenic resistant and arsenopyrite oxidizing Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans from Hutti gold leachate and effluents, Bioresource Technology, 99, 7514-7520.
  12. Patel M. J., Tipre D. R. and Dave S. R. (2008) Characterization and environmental impact of heterotrophic acidophilic thermotolerant iron oxidizer, isolated from Rajpardi lignite mine, India, J. Biotechnol., 136, supplement 1, S633 (Abstract).doi:10.1016/j.jbiotec.2008.07.1467.
  13. Patel M., Tipre D. and Dave S.R. (2009) Microbial diversity by substrate utilization profiles of lignite mines samples of Gujarat, India, Advanced Materials Research, 71-73, 101-104. doi:10.4028/
  14. Dave S.R., Damani M.S., Tipre D.R. (2009) Copper biosorption and bioprecipitation by Eichhornia spp. and sulphate reducing bacteria, Advanced Materials Research, 71-73, 561-564. doi: 10.4028/
  15. Patel M.J. Tipre D.R. and Dave S.R. (2009) Isolation and identification of a Candida digboiensis strain from an extreme acid mine drainage of the lignite mine, Gujarat, J. Basic Microbiology, 49(6), 564-571. doi: 10.1002/jobm.200900084.
  16. Sheth N.T. and Dave S.R. (2009) Optimisation for enhanced decolourization and degradation of Reactive Red BS C.I. 111 by Pseudomonas aeruginosa NGKCTS, Biodegradation, doi 10.1007/s 10532-009-9270-2.
  17. Dave S. R., Damani M. S. and Tipre D. R. (2010) Copper remediation by Eichhornia spp. and sulphate-reducing bacteria, J. Hazardous Materials, 173 (1-3), 231-235.doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2009.08.073.
  18. Sheth N.T. and Dave S.R. (2010) Enhanced biodegradation of Reactive violet 5R manufacturing wastewater using down flow fixed film bioreactor, Bioresource Technology, 101, 8627-8631. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2010.06.106.
  19. Dave S.R., Damani M.S., Tipre D.R. and Dutt P.S. (2010) Copper bioremediation from aqueous solution and pigment industries waste using dried aquatic plant biomasses, Res. J. Biotechnol., 5(4), 15-19. ISSN No. 0973-6263.
  20. Patel M.J., Tipre D.R. and Dave S.R. (2011) Isolation, identification, characterization and polymetallic concentrate leaching studies of TSB and peptone resistant thermotolerant Acidithiobacillus  ferrooxidans SRDSM2, BioresourceTechnology,102(2),1602-1607.doi.10.1016/j.biortech.2010.08.115.
  21. Shah P.D., Dave S.R. and Rao M.S. (2012) Enzymatic degradation of textile dye Reactive Orange 13 by newly isolated bacterial strain Alcaligenes faecalis PMS-1, International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 69, 41-50. doi.10.1016/j.ibiod.2012.01.002.
  22. Patel B.C., Tipre D. R. and Dave S. R. (2012) Optimization of copper and zinc extractions from polymetallic bulk concentrate and ferric iron bioregeneration under metallic stress, Hydrometallurgy, doi.10.1016/j.hydromet.2012.10.005.
  23. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2008.02.019.
  24. Dave S.R. (2008) Selection of Leptospirillum ferrooxidans SRPCBL and development for enhanced ferric regeneration in stirred tank and air lift column reactor, Bioresource Technology, 99, 7803-7806. doi:10.1016/j.biotech.2008.01.062.
  25. Dave S.R. and Dave R.H. (2008) Isolation and characterization of Bacillus thuringiensis for Acid red 119 dye decolourisation, Bioresource Technology, 100, 249-253. doi: 10.1016 / j.biortech.2008.05.019.

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