Dr. Chandrakant Joshi

Mail: Chandrakant Joshi

Working Group: 

Systems Biotechnology

since 08/2023

Scientist, Department of Environmental Microbiology
Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research - UFZ, Leipzig

2016 - 2022

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Systems Biology and Bioprocessing
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi, India

2012 - 2014

Master of Technology, Computational and Systems Biology
M.A. National Institute of Technology (NIT) Bhopal, India

2008 - 2012

Bachelor of Technology, Bioinformatics
Amity University Rajasthan, India


  • Joshi, C., Kumar, M., Bennett, M., Thakur, J., Leak, D.J., Sharma, S., MacKinnon, N., & Masakapalli, S.K. (2023).
    Synthetic microbial consortia bioprocessing integrated with pyrolysis for efficient conversion of cellulose to valuables.
    Bioresource Technology Reports, 21, 101316/ DOI


  • Yadav, M.,1 Joshi, C.,1 Paritosh, K., Thakur, J., Masakapalli, S.K., & Vivekanand, V. (2022)
    Organic waste conversion through anaerobic digestion: A critical insight into the metabolic pathways and microbial interactions.
    Metabolic Engineering, 69, 323- 337. (1shared first authors) / DOI


  • Joshi, C., Sharma, S., MacKinnon, N., & Masakapalli, S. K. (2020).
    Efficient System Wide Metabolic Pathway Comparisons in Multiple Microbes Using Genome to KEGG Orthology (G2KO) Pipeline Tool.
    Interdisciplinary Sciences: Computational Life Sciences, 12(3), 311-322/ DOI

  • Jyoti, P., Shree, M., Joshi, C., Prakash, T., Ray, S. K., Satapathy, S. S., & Masakapalli, S. K. (2020).
    The Entner-Doudoroff and nonoxidative pentose phosphate pathways bypass glycolysis and the oxidative pentose phosphate pathway in Ralstonia solanacearum.
    MSystems, 5(2), e00091-20/ DOI

  • Mehendale, N., Jenne, F., Joshi, C., Sharma, S., Masakapalli, S. K., & MacKinnon, N. (2020).
    A nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) platform for real-time metabolic monitoring of bioprocesses.
    Molecules, 25(20), 4675/ DOI

  • Joshi, C., Sharma, S., & Masakapalli, S.K.
    A method for integrating bioprocessing with pyrolysis for valuable chemicals and carbon from waste biomass.
    (Patent No. 411230)