Dr. Sudeep D. Ghate

Postdoctoral Fellow

  • BioSciences
  • Expeerience : Lecturer in BioSciences for the PG Microbiology course 2016-18.
  • sudeep1129@gmail.com

I obtained my doctoral degree in BioSciences in October 2016, form Mangalore University, India. I joined Yenepoya Research Centre in August 2018 and amcurrently working on human microbiome. My expertise is in Microbial ecology and Mycology.


  • First Rank in Master of Science, 2012, Dept. of Biosciences Mangalore University, India.
  • INSPIRE Fellowship(IF130237)to pursue Doctoral Studies by DST (Department of Science and Technology), Govt. of India, New Delhi.
  • JSPS HOPE Fellow, Japan, 2016.
  • Associate Editor – MycoAsia, Journal of Modern Mycology.

Research Interest/Area: Keywords

Mycology, Microbial ecology, HumanMicrobiome, Environment microbiome


My Research focuses on understanding the role of microbiome in the human system, cancer microbiome, oral microbiome and its association with oral health. I am also interested in unraveling the interaction in microbial community structure and its involvement in the ecological processes in aquatic ecosystem using microbiome approach.


  1. Ghate, S.D. and Sridhar, K.R. 2015. “Diversity of aquatic hyphomycetes in streambed sediments of temporary streamlets of Southwest India,” Fungal Ecology 14, 53-61.
  2. Ghate, S.D. and Sridhar, K.R. “Endophytic aquatic hyphomycetes in roots of riparian tree species of two Western Ghat streams,” Symbiosis. 71 (3), 233-240.
  3. Datry T., Foulquier A., Corti R., von Schiller D., Tockner K., Mendoza-Lera C. et al. 2018: A global analysis of terrestrial plant litter dynamics in non-perennial waterways. Nature Geoscience.11, 542doi:10.1038/s41561-018-0134-4.
  4. Tiegs, S. D., Costello, D. M., Isken, M. W., Woodward, G., McIntyre, P. B., Gessner, M. O., Albariño, R..,… Ghate, S. D.… 2019. Global patterns and drivers of ecosystem functioning in rivers and riparian zones. Science Advances5(1).
  5. Seena, S., Bärlocher, F., Sobral, O., Gessner, M.O., Dudgeon, D., McKie, B.G., Chauvet, E., Boyero, L., Ferreira, V., Frainer, A. Bruder, A., …Ghate, S. D. Biodiversity of leaf litter fungi in streams along a latitudinal gradient. Science of the Total Environment 661.

Books/Book Chapters

  • Ghate, S.D., and Sridhar, K.R. 2019. “Nutritional Attributes of Two Wild Mushrooms of Southwestern India,” In: Advances in Macrofungi: Diversity, Ecology and Biotechnology Publisher: CRC PressTaylor& Francis Group 106-121.
  • Karun, N.C., Sridhar, K.R., Niveditha, V.R. and Ghate, S.D. 2016. “Bioactive potential of two wild edible mushrooms of the Western Ghats of India,” In: Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs, Chapter: 17, Publisher: Elsevier Inc., Editors: Watson R.R., Preedy V.R., 344-362.
  • Ghate, S.D., and Sridhar, K.R. 2015. “Macrofungi in coastal sand dunes and mangroves of Southwest India,” In: Biodiversity in India, Volume # 8, Chapter: 5, Publisher: Regency Publications, New Delhi, Editors: T. Pullaiah, S.S. Rani, 229-246.