Biochemistry

Dr. Bindhu O. S.

Assistant Professor and Coordinator

Specialization
Molecular mechanism of neoplastic transformation and progression of oral SCC

Education

  • 1999-2005: Doctoral Research, Regional Cancer Center, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Work Experience

  • 2006-2009: Assistant Professor and Head of the dept of Biochemistry, Administrative Management College, Bangalore, Karnataka

Key Areas of Research

  • Metabolome based cancer studies
  • Salivary biochemistry of different pathologies
  • Pharmacological and biotechnological significance of plant latex proteases

Dr. Aranganathan V.

Assistant Professor

Specialization
Enzymology and Environmental Biochemistry

Education

  • 2006-2012: Doctoral Research at Periyar University, Tamilnadu
  • 2001-2003: M.Phil., MS University, Tamilnadu, India

Work Experience

  • 2008-2009: Lecturer St. George College, Bangalore, Karnataka
  • 2002-2008: Lecturer MGR College of Arts and Science, Hosur, Tamilnadu
  • 2001-2002: Lecturer, Arun Krishna college, Chengam, Tamilnadu

Key Areas of Research

  • Development of enzyme based biosensors as a diagnostic and bioremediation tool
  • Optimization of growth conditions of environmentally important organisms degrading hazardous dye in the effluent of textile industries
  • Toxicity assessment of biological treatment of textile effluent by bacteria


Ms. Malini S

Assistant Professor

Specialization
Plant metabolomics and Phytochemistry

Education

  • 2010–2017: Doctoral Research, Jain University, Bangalore
  • 2006-2008: M.Phil. Bharathidasan University, Tamil Nadu

Work Experience

  • 2002-2004: Lecturer, Vysya College, Salem, Tamil Nadu

Key Areas of Research

  • Plant metabolomics: approach in understanding the metabolomic cues of the events in plant morphogenesis.
  • Antimicrobial effect of Zingiber officinale and Acorus calamus crude and partially purified extracts.

Dr. Vidyasagar Malshetty

Assistant Professor

Specialization
Molecular Biology, Immunology, Microbiology

Education

  • 2010-2014: Post Doctoral Research at ICHAN Medical Research Institute, Mount Sinai New York, U.S.A.
  • 2007-2010: Post Doctoral Research at Department of Microbiology and Cell Biology, IISc, Bangalore
  • 2002-2006: Doctoral Research at Department of Biochemistry, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga

Work Experience

  • 2015 October-Till Date: Assistant Professor, Jain University, Bangalore, Karnataka
  • 2015 January-2015 September: Assistant Professor at Department of Biotechnology, Padmashree Institute of Management and Sciences, Bangalore.
  • 2010-2014: Post Doctoral Research at ICHAN Medical Research Institute, Mount Sinai New York, U.S.A.
  • 2007-2010: Post Doctoral Research at Department of Microbiology and Cell Biology, IISc, Bangalore
  • 2006-2007: Assistant Professor Department of Biotechnology AMC College, Bangalore
  • 2002-2006: JRF Department of Biochemistry, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga
  • 2003-Visiting Faculty Member at Agricultural College, B.Gudi, Shahpur, Gulbarga
  • 2001-2002: Lecturer - Luqman College of Science, Gulbarga

Key Areas of Research

  • Microbiology - Screening for antimycobacterial molecules, Bioengineering enzymes involved in biotransformation.
  • Molecular Biology and Immunology - Determining the molecular markers’ for leukemia and Lymphoma using patient samples. Determining mutations in VDJ recombination genes and their implications.

Dr. Lokesh P

Assistant Professor

Specialization
Protein Chemistry, Plant Biotechnology

Education

  • 2009-2016: Doctoral Research at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Work Experience

  • 2015 August-Till Date: Assistant Professor, Jain University, Bangalore, Karnataka
  • 2015 January-2015 July: Assistant Professor, The Oxford College of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka
  • 2012-2014: Assistant Professor Department of Biochemistry and Faculty member, Biotechnology Finishing School, Padmashree Institute of Management and Sciences, Bangalore Karnataka
  • 2008 Aug-2012: Lecturer Department of Biochemistry, Padmashree Institute of Management and Sciences, Bangalore Karnataka

Key Areas of Research

  • Evaluating increase in biomass and secondary metabolite accumulation patterns in plants and Microbial systems.
  • Screening and purification methods for isolating bioactive compounds
  • Determining potential sources of biofuels

Dr. Ramanath Varadrajan

Assistant Professor Level III

Specialization
Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering, Clinical Biochemistry

Education

  • 2008-2013: Doctoral Research at CLRI (CSIR) - Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Work Experience

  • 2017 May-Till Date: AP III, Jain University, Bangalore, Karnataka
  • 2016-2017: Lab Director, New Med Specialty Labs Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu
  • 2014-2016: IBNSINA Medical College, Coordinator Department of Biochemistry, JEDDAH, KSA
  • 2000-2014: St. Joseph’s College of Arts and Science, PG and Research Department of Biochemistry, Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu
  • 1999-2000: TASC, Kurinjipadi, Lecturer Biochemistry
  • 1998-1999: KNC, Thellar, Lecturer Biochemistry

Key Areas of Research

  • Applications of phytoconstituents in wound management
  • Evaluation of Biocomposites
  • Invivo and histopathological evaluation studies