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Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Mikrobielle Biotechnologie
Selvapravin Kumaran, born in 1996, studied Applied Microbiology at Indira Gandhi college of arts and science, Puducherry, India (2014–2017) and completed his master's degree in Biochemistry at Ruhr-Universität Bochum with a specialization in azo dye degrading soil bacteria and its genome insights (2020). Currently he is working on his Ph.D. under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Dirk Tischler on styrene oxide isomerase, focusing on its function and mechanistic action of the enzyme at the group of Microbial Biotechnology, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany.
The research fields of Selvapravin Kumaran lie in and around the biochemistry of enzymes responsible for epoxidation of organic compounds.