Results for the Lodha Genius Programme 2024 cohort are out. Selected candidates have been notified via email.

Rohit Chakravarty

PhD candidate, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Germany
  • MSc National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore
  • BSc St. Xavier's College (2012), Mumbai University
  • Lead Assessor, IUCN reassessment of three threatened species of Indian bats: Kolar Leaf-nosed Bat (Hipposideros hypophyllus), Andaman Horseshoe Bat (Rhinolophus cognatus) and Peter's Tube-nosed Bat (Harpiola grisea).
  • Project Associate with Nature Conservation Foundation (NCF)
  • Studied the effect of roosting specialization and dispersal ability in determining genetic structure of four species of bats in the Andaman Islands
  • Volunteered on field projects on large mammals population estimation and conflict surveys with Centre for Wildlife Studies and Wildlife Trust of India
  • Bats
  • Wildlife Ecology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Co-Author, 'A Naturalist's Guide to the Mammals of India'