​Department o​f Bio-Technology


Department of Biotechnology was established in 2001 under the stewardship of Botany and Zoology departments. Since 2006, the department has its independent existence. The department has initiated C-BITS (Consortium of Biotechnology, Information and Training Services) to provide hands-on training. The departmental laboratories are well equipped with Cooling Centrifuge, Trinocular Microscope with CCD Camera attachment, UV-Vis spectrophotometer, PCR machine, Deep Freezer etc.

FACULTY LIST WITH QUALIFICATION

Sl no

Name

Designation

Qualification

1

Prof. SATHYA PREMA

Associate Professor & Head

M.Sc., Executive MBA

2

VEENA M R

Assistant Professor

M.Sc., M.Phil

3

HEMA G

Assistant Professor

M.Sc., M.Phil

4

Dr.MADHUSUDAN S

Assistant Professor

M.E.E., M.Sc., M.Phil.,Ph.D


FACULTY PROFILES
Prof. SATHYA PREMA
Qualifications                 : M.Sc., Executive MBA
Membership in Academic bodies
Member of Association of Microbiology in India
Member of Foundation for Biotechnology Awareness and education (FBAE)
Life member KAAS (Karnataka association for advancement of science)
Life member of Association for Biotechnology led Enterprises (ABLE).

MADHUSUDAN S
Qualifications :M.E.E., M.Sc., M.Phil.,Ph.D
PUBLICATIONS
1.Shivaraj, S. Madhusudan, C. Ashok Kumar, S. Isloor, VeereGowda, H.J. Dechamma, G.R. Reddy and V.V.S. Suryanarayana. (2008).   Amplification, cloning and sequencing of Enterococcus feacalisα-enolase gene, Indian Journal of Biotechnology,7: 307-312. 
2.Madhusudan, S., Jalali, S.K., Venkatesan, T. and Lalitha, Y. (2011). Detection of Insecticide resistance variation in Helicoverpaarmigeracollected from cotton and tomato fields. Journal of Insect Science.
3.Madhusudan, S., Jalali, S.K., Venkatesan, T., Lalitha, Y. and Prasanna, S. (2011). 16S rRNA gene based identification of gut bacteria from laboratory and wild populations of Helicoverpaarmigerafrom tomato ecosystem. International Journal of Life Sciences (The Bioscan).6(2): 175-183.
4.Shivaraj, A., Ashok Kumar, C., Madhusudan, S., Dechamma, H.J., Reddy, G.R., and Suryanarayana, V.V.S., IVRI, Hebbal, Bangalore.Cloning, sequencing and expression of enolase gene of Enterococcus feacalisV583,Nucleotide sequence of enolase gene published in NCBI databases;
Sequence Submitted   :           08-JUN-2006
Accession Number      :           AM279410
Version                        :           AM279410.1    GI: 109450809
Isolated and Sequenced 29 bacterial isolates from the guts of insects Helicoverpaarmigera and Trichogrammachilonis submitted to GenBank and obtained their accessions numbers as under 

HM446252, HM446253, HM446254, HM446256, HM446258, HM446260, HM446261, HM446263, HM446264, HM446265, HM446266, JF266593, JF266594, JF266595, JF266596, JF266597, JF266602, HQ651050, HQ651051, JF266592, HQ651052, HQ651053, HQ651054, HQ651055, JF266599, HQ651056, JF266598, JF266600, JF266601,
MEMBERSHIP IN ACADEMIC BODIES

  1. Member of Indian Society for Advancement in Insect Science
  2. Member of National Environmental Association

VEENA M R 
Assistant Professor

HEMA G
Assistant Professor

  • Registered for part time Ph.D. in Biotechnology at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University,Anantapur
  • Research area “genotoxic and anti-genotoxic evaluation of active plant principles”