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Research in Biotechnology

Research in Biotechnology

List of Guides & their expertise

RESEARCH AND INNOVATION COUNCIL
PhD Guides & Candidates List-School of Bio Technology
2014 Batch
Sl No Registration Number Name of the Candidate Name of the Internal Guide 
1 R14PBT01 Rayasam Vijay Dr.Tarika Kumar
2 R14PBT02 B. Kiran Kumar Dr. K M Kumar
3 R14PBT03 Ishwar Chandra Dr. K M Kumar
4 R14PBT04 Siva Baludu Dr. Aruna J
5 R14PBT05 Supriya S. Doijode Dr.P.Sridhar Reddy
6 R14PBT06 Shilpa R Raju Dr. Aruna J
2015 Batch
Sl No Registration Number Name of the Candidate Name of the Internal Guide 
1 R15PBT01 Aamir Javed Dr. Manjula K R
2 R15PBT02 Ashwini L S  Dr. Ramesh N
3 R15PBT03 Nisha Rajasekhar Dr. Sridhar Reddy
4 R15PBT04 Proma Chakraborty Dr. K M Kumar
2016 Batch
Sl No Registration Number Name of the Candidate Name of the Internal Guide 
1 R16PBT01 Mallikarjuna Pulipeta Dr. Raghavendra PB
2 R16PBT02 Sharmistha Dutta Dr. Ramesh N
3 R16PBT03 Prashanth Kumar H P Dr. Ramesh N
4 R16PBT05 Anupam J Das Dr. Ramesh N
2017 Batch
Sl No Registration Number Name of the Candidate Name of the Internal Guide 
1 R17PBT01 Pooja Biswas Dr. Raghavendra PB
2 R17PBT02 Shilpa B R Dr. Ramesh N
3 R17PBT03 Renuka Ravinath Dr. Ramesh N

List of guides in REVA University

Sr. No Name Specialization
1 Dr. Manjula K R Neuroscience
2 Dr. Veena V Cancer biology

Faculty members pursuing PhD

Sr. No Name University Date of registration
1

Prof Ramya M

Bangalore University

Aug 2012
 (Submitted Final Synopsis)

2

Prof Shilpa B R

REVA University

 June 2017

3

Prof Renuka Madhu

REVA University

June 2017

4

Prof Anupam J Das

REVA University

June 2016

Research Facilities

State-of-the-art clean rooms & well set laboratory facilities.
Well equipped PG labs, UG labs, Plant tissue culture lab (PTC), Clean room for Animal cell culture (ATC) and a research lab to facilitate research activities for students as well as for faculty.
Department has all the major instruments like PCR, UV-Spectrophotometer, Electrophoretic units, Digital photoelectric colorimeter, ELISA reader, Microscopes, CO2 incubator, Millipore water purification system, High speed microcentrifuges,Deep freezers (-20°c / -80°c).
Short and long term in-house projects to UG/PG students and faculty to improve research ability and practical skills.

Research Grants

Ms Sridevi, Mr Nalini Prasad, Dr Vidyawati VGST-SPICE Biomonitoring of lake waters using Daphnia acute toxicity test 2011-2012
Mr.Pavan, Mr.Milan, Mr.Sunil Sapkota VGST-SPICE Biodegradation of coir pith by white rot fungi for production of biofuel 2011-2012

Research Publications

  • Karthikeyan M, Govindarajan R, Duraisamy E, Veena V, Sakthivel N, Manimaran B Self-assembly of chalcogenolato-bridged ester and amide functionalized dinuclear re(I) metallacycles: synthesis, structural characterization and preliminary cytotoxicity studies. Chemistry Select 2017(2), 3362 – 3368.
  • Suresh AK, Veena V, Hameed BS, Ramasamy S, Sakthivel N. Medium constituents mediated engineering for size and shape tuning of gold nanocrystallites. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 2017 (15): 288-294.
  • Haleel A, Mahendiran D, Veena V, Sakthivel N, Rahiman AK. Antioxidant, DNA interaction, VEGFR2 kinase, topoisomerase I and in vitro cytotoxic activities of heteroleptic copper(II) complexes of tetrazolo[1,5-a]pyrimidines and diimines. Material Science and Engineering: C 2016: 366-382
  • Govindarajan R, Nagarajaprakash R, Veena V, Sakthivel N, Manimaran B. One-pot reaction of amide functionalized Re(I) based dinuclear metallacycles: Synthesis, characterization and evaluation for anticancer potential. Polyhedron 2017: xxx, xxx–xxx.
  • Veena V, Kennedy RK, Lakshmi P, Krishna R, Sakthivel N. Anti-leukemic, anti-lung and antibreast cancer potential of the microbial polyketide, 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol (DAPG) and its interaction with the metastatic proteins than the antiapoptotic Bcl-2 proteins. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry 2016: 1-10.
  • Veena V, Popavath PR, Kennedy RK, Sakthivel N. In vitro antiproliferative, proapoptotic, antimetastatic and anti-inflammatory potential of 2,4-Diacteylphloroglucinol (DAPG) by Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain FP10. Apoptosis 2015: 20(10), 1281-95.
  • Ramakrishna B, Nagaraja PR, Veena V, Sakthivel N, Manimaran B. Self-assembly of oxamidato bridged ester functionalised dirhenium metallastirrups: synthesis, characterisation, and cytotoxicity studies. Dalton Transactions 2015: 44, 17629-39.
  • Kennedy RK, Naik PR, Veena V, Lakshmi BS, Lakshmi P, Krishna R, Sakthivel N. 5-Methyl phenazine-1-carboxylic acid: A novel bioactive metabolite by a rhizosphere soil bacterium that exhibits potent antimicrobial and anticancer activities. Chemico-Biological Interactions 2015: 231, 71-82
  • Kennedy RK, Veena V, Naik PR, Lakshmi P, Krishna R, Sudharani S, Sakthivel N. Phenazine-1- carboxamide (PCN) from Pseudomonas sp. strain PUP6 selectively induced apoptosis in lung (A549) and breast (MDA MB-231) cancer cells by inhibition of antiapoptotic Bcl-2 family proteins. Apoptosis 2015: 20, 858–868.
  • Haleel A, Arthi P, Dastagiri RN, Veena V, Sakthivel N, Arun Y, Perumal A, Kalilur Rahiman A. DNA binding, molecular docking and apoptotic inducing activity of nickel(II), copper(II) and zinc(II) complexes of pyridine-based tetrazolo[1,5-a]pyrimidine ligands. RSC Advances 2014: 4, 60816-60830.
  • Kumar AC, Karthikeyan S, Varghese B, Veena V, Sakthivel N, Manimaran B. Synthesis, characterisation and cytotoxicity evaluation of rhenium(I) based ester functionalised dinuclear metallacyclophanes. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry 2014: 766, 86-94.
  • Kumar AC, Nagarajaprakash R, Victoria W, Veena V, Sakthivel N, Manimaran B. Synthesis, characterisation and cytotoxicity studies of manganese(I) and rhenium(I) based metallacrown ethers containing pyridine appended bidentate ligand. Inorganic Chemistry Communications 2016: 64, 39–44.
  • Lalitha P, Veena V, Vidhyapriya V, Lakshmi P, Krishna R, Sakthivel. N. Anticancer potential of pyrrole (1, 2, a) pyrazine 1, 4, dione, hexahydro 3-(2-methyl propyl) (PPDHMP) extracted from a new marine bacterium, Staphylococcus sp. strain MB30. Apoptosis 2016 21(15) 566–577
  • Lakshmi P, Kumar A, Veena V, Sakthivel N, Krishna R Identification of Natural Allosteric Inhibitor for Akt1 Protein through Computational Approaches and in vitro Evaluation. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules Volume 96, March 2017, Pages 200-213
  • Renuka Madhu, Anupam J Das, Laxmikanth, G. and Veena, V. Established Chonemorpha fragrans callus exhibited biological activities as that of plant extract. International Journal of Current Research 2017 9(2): 46545-46552.
  • BB Xavier, Anupam J Das, Guy Cochrane, Sandra De Ganck, S Kumar-Singh, FM Aarestrup, H Goossens, S Malhotra-Kumar. Consolidating and exploring antibiotic resistance gene data resources. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2016: 54(4), 851-859
  • S Malhotra-Kumar, BB Xavier, Anupam J Das, C Lammens, HTT Hoang, NT Pham, H Goossens. Colistin-resistant Escherichia coli harbouring mcr-1 isolated from food animals in Hanoi, Vietnam. The Lancet Infectious Diseases 2016:16(3), 286-287
  • S Malhotra-Kumar, BB Xavier, Anupam J Das, C Lammens, P Butaye, H Goossens. Colistin resistance gene mcr-1 harboured on a multidrug resistant plasmid. The Lancet Infectious Diseases 2016:16(3), 283-284
  • K Voordeckers, J Kominek, Anupam J Das, A Espinosa-Cantú, D De Maeyer, A Arslan, M Van Pee, Elisa van der Zande, W Meert, Y Yang, B Zhu, K Marchal, A DeLuna, V Van Noort, R Jelier, KJ Verstrepen. Adaptation to high ethanol reveals complex evolutionary pathways. PLoS Genetics 2015: 11(11), e1005635; +equal contribution
  • Anupam J Das, BB Xavier, G Cochrane, S De Ganck, S Kumar-Singh, FM Aarestrup, H Goossens, S Malhotra-Kumar (2016) Effective use of antibiotic resistance gene databases for whole genome and metagenomic sequencing data. ECCMID, April 9-12, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Ramya M & Shivakameshwari M. N, Genome size estimation in aneuploid accessions of Urginea indica Kunth. Hyacinthaceae, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci. 4 (4): 93-101 (2016)
  • Ramya M, M N Shiva kameshwari & K J TharaSaraswathi, A study of genetic diversity in different accessions of Urginea species Hyacinthaceae, as revealed by ISSR. IJCR, 9 (06): 52450-52453 (2017)
  • Pradeep S. Kaushik, Ramya. M, Gargi G P; Mitodepressive activity of two common food dyes on Allium cepa L. root meristem, IJRASET, Volume 5 (9): 954-967 (2017)
  • Manjula. K. R, Intermittent cold-induced hippocampal oxidative stress is associated with changes in the plasma lipid composition and is modifiable by vitamins C and E in old rats. Neurochemistry international, 13: 74C:46-52 (2014). IF 2.659
  • P.P. Sengupta., G.R. Rudramurthy, M. Ligi, M. Roy, V. Balamurugan, P. Krishnamoorthy, M. Nagalingam, L. Singh. and H. Rahman. (2014). Sero- Diagnosis of surra exploiting recombinant VSG antigen based ELISA for Surveillance. Veterinary Parasitology. 205: 490-498. Impact Factor: 2.46
  • M. Ligi., P. P. Sengupta., G. R. Rudramurthyand H. Rahman. (2016). Flagellar antigen based CI-ELISA for sero-surveillance of surra. Veterinary Parasitology. 219: 17–23. Impact Factor: 2.46
  • P. Krishnamoorthy., P.P. Sengupta., Sangita Das., M. Ligi., B.R. Shome., H. Rahman. (2016). Cytokine gene expression and pathology in mice experimentally infected with different isolates of Trypanosoma evansi. Experimental Parasitology. 170: 168-176. Impact Factor: 1.623
  • G.R Rudramurthy, P.P Sengupta, M. Ligi, H. Rahman (2017). An inhibition enzyme immuno assay exploring recombinant invariant surface glycoprotein and monoclonal antibodies for surveillance of surra in animals. Biologicals. 46, 148-152. Impact Factor: 1.69
  • Ligi Jose., Sengupta P. P., Rudramurthy G. R and Rahman. H (2015). A pilot sero-survey for surra in livestock in Karnataka by ELISA using flagellar antigen of Trypanosoma evansi. International Journal of fundamental and applied sciences. 4: 99-103
  • Ligi Jose., Sengupta P. P., Rudramurthy G. R and Rahman. H (2016). Seroprevalence of surra in camels using flagellar antigen in some areas of Rajasthan: A pilot survey International Journal of fundamental and applied sciences. 5: 23-26
  • Rudramurthy, G.R., Sengupta, P.P., Lakkundi, J.N., Ligi, M., D’Souza, P.E., and Rahman, H. (2014). Sequencing and analysis of invariant surface glycoprotein (ISG) gene from Trypanosoma evansi dog isolate. Research in Biotechnology. 6: 1-9.
  • Rudramurthy, G.R., Sengupta, P.P., Ligi, M., Balamurugan, V., Suresh K.P and Rahman, H. (2017). Serodiagnosis of animal trypanosomosis using a recombinant invariant surface glycoprotein of Trypanosoma evansi. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. 55: 209-216. Impact Factor: 1.165
  • P.P. Sengupta., M. Ligi., G.R. Rudramurthy., V. Balamurugan and H. Rahman. (2016). Development of ELISA exploring recombinant variable surface glycoproteinfor diagnosis of surra in animals. Current Science. 111(12), 2022-2027. Impact Factor: 0.9
  • Durairaj Sekar, Shilpa B.R, Anupam J Das; Relevance of microRNA 21 in Different Types of Hypertension; Curr Hpertens Rep. 2017 Jul:19(7):57
  • Prakash G. Patil , M. Byre Gowda, Ikechukwu O. Agbagwa, Khela Ram Soren, R. Ramachandra and H. E. Shashidhar 2015. Molecular diversity study using SSAP MARKERS in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L. Millsp.).The Bioscan 10(4): 1915-1920.
  • S L Krishnamurthy, Y Prashanth , A Mohan Rao , K Madhavi Reddy And R Ramachandra 2015. Assessment of AFLP marker based genetic diversity in chilli (Capsicum annuum L. & C. baccatum L.). Indian Journal of Biotechnology Vol 14, January 2015, pp 49-54
  • Ramachandra, R., Kumar. V., Ramanjini Gowda, P. H., Pramila, C. K And Ganapathy, K. N. Biolistic mediated transformation and transient β-1,3glucuronidase expression in Indica rice variety Mangala. J. Bioinfolet. Vol 11 No 1 ( Jan - Mar 2014)

Thrust Areas of Research

Primary Research Areas includes:

  • Oncoimmunology
  • Inflammation
  • Disease Models
  • Neuro Biology
  • Physiology
  • Transgenic and RDT
  • Preclinical Biology
Research and Innovation
Office of Research and Innovation,
REVA University, Rukmini Knowledge Park Kattigenahalli, Yelahanka,
Bangalore – 560 064
Karnataka, India
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MOU with Industry/R&D organizations

    • Industry : 20 Companies (BIOCON, AURIGENE, HETERO DRUGS, VITAS PHARMA etc.)
    • R&D organizations : National Centers (CDFD-Hyderabad, NIANP-Bangalore, NIMHANS-Bangalore, RCB-New Delhi etc.)
    • International Collaborations : Mc Gill University-Montreal, CANADA, Michigan State University-East Lansing, USA