Prof. Dr. Anup Kale

Prof. Dr. Anup Kale

Head of School


Working in the interdisciplinary area with focus on translational research. Research Profile: Nanobiotechnology; Biosensors, Bioimaging and Bioanalytical tools for Point-of-Care diagnosis, biomarker identification for cancer & pathogens by nanomaterials like graphene, quantum dots and composite nanomaterials. Assay Development, Multiplexing; BioMEMS and Lab-on-Chip devices, Bioconjugation of nanomaterials and biomolecules. Analytical Method Development, Bioengineering, Biomaterials and bio-inspired materials for Sensor applications. Bioengineered Virus Like Particles (VLPs), proteins for hierarchical assembly and biomedical applications. Project management


Ph.D. (Biochemistry)

M.Sc. (Biochemistry)

Selected Research Publications:

Vedashree V. Sirdeshmukh, Harshika R. Apte, Anup A. Kale, Graphene Quantum Dots as promising probes in electrochemical immunoassay for rapid and sensitive detection of pathogenic Staphylococcus aureus. accepted in IEEE Xplore

Shreeram S. Joglekar, Vedashree Sirdeshmukh, Prashant Pimpliskar, Prashant S. Alegaonkar, Anup A. Kale. FITC Embedded ZnO/Silica Nanocomposites as probe for detection of L-lactate: Point-of-Care diagnosis. MRS Advances 2019 1-8.

Wang Xu, Tae-Hyeong Kim, Duanting Zhai, Jun Cheng Er, Liyun Zhang, Anup A. Kale, Bikram Keshari Agrawalla, Yoon-Kyoung Cho and Young-Tae Chang. Make Caffeine Visible: a Fluorescent Caffeine “Traffic Light” Detector. Scientific reports 2013 (3) 2255 pg 1-7.

Anup Kale, Yuping Bao, Ziyou Zhou, Peter E. Prevelige, Arunava Gupta. Directed self-assembly of CdS quantum dots on bacteriophage P22 coat protein templates. Nanotechnology 2013 (24) 045603. (Identified as an article of special interest by the journal.)

Anup Kale, Sonia Kale, Haribhau Gholap, Renu Pasricha, Beatrice Hannoyer, Padma Shastry and Satishchandra Ogale. Biocompatible (Fe3O4)CdTe fluorescent-magnetic bifunctional nanoparticles for magnetic separation and bioimaging. Nanotechnology 22(22), 225101 (2011). Selected as IOP Select research highlight: articles having impact on future research.

Srikanya Kundu, Anup A. Kale, Arun.G.Banpurkar, Gauri.R.Kulkarni, Satish.B.Ogale: On the change in bacterial size and magnetosome number/size for Magnetospirillum magnetotacticum (MS1) under high concentrations of Zinc and Nickel. Biomaterials 30 (25) 4211-4218 (2009).

Anup Kale, Sonia Gawande, Swati Kotwal, Shrirang Netke, Waheed Roomi, Vadim Ivanov, Aleksandra Niedzwiecki and Matthias Rath. Studies on the Effects of oral administration of Nutrient Mixture, Quercetin, and Red Onions on the Bioavailability of Epigallocatechin Gallate from Green Tea Extract. Phytotherapy Research 24(1) S48 – S55 (2009).

Anup Kale, Sonia Gawande, Swati Kotwal. Cancer Phytotherapeutics: Role of flavonoids at cellular level. Phytotherapy Research, 22 (5):567-577 (2008).


Teaching Experience : 11 years

Industry Experience : 3 years

Research Experience : 13 years

Books Published

2 book chapters (ASP and Springer-Nature)


Biology for Engineers, Nanobiotechnology, Bioengineering, Biochemistry, Immunology, Bioanalytical techniques