Nilesh Gaikwad, Ph.D.

Nilesh W. Gaikwad

Position Title
Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition; Associate Nutritionist, Agricultural Experiment Station

GGNB Faculty

3209 Meyer Hall


  • B.S., Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Pune University, India
  • M.S., Organic Chemistry, Pune University, India
  • Ph.D., Bioorganic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science

Research Interests

Dr. Gaikwad’s research interests include: 1. Development of mass spectrometric analytical methods for comprehensive measurement of the small molecules in the cells/tissues/body fluids. 2. Development of biomarkers by applying target / profile oriented metabolomic methods. 3. Modulation of metabolic profile by using antioxidants, polyphenols, flavones and phytochemicals.