Santoshkumar Potadar is a Project Technician-III (KFD) in Dr. S L Hoti’s lab at the ICMR- National Institute of Traditional Medicine in Belagavi, Karnataka. He is a B.Sc. graduate from Govindram Seksaria Science College Belgaum and he completed a Laboratory Procedures training course at Belagaum’s KLE University. Santoshkumar Potadar has a keen interest in Research & Development, and his wide-ranging skill set includes various laboratory techniques and entomology. For the KFD project he is involved in the tick sample collection from field sites, and laboratory work.