Biotechnology

Dr. Varalakshmi K N.

Director - School of Sciences

Specialization
Animal Biotechnology

Education

  • 1997 - Ph.D., Bangalore University

Work Experience

  • 2009 - Professor, Jain University
  • 2003 - 2009 - Lecturer, Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College
  • 1997 - 2003 - Lecturer, Bangalore University

Key Areas of Research
Cancer Biology

  • Screening natural compounds from plants and microbial sources for anticancer activity Purification and characterization of anticancer compounds


Dr.Leela Iyengar

Adjunct Professor

Specialization
Microbial Biotechnology / Water and Waste Water Treatment

Education

  • 1971-Ph.D.


  • Dr. Ramesh K V

    Assistant Professor

    Specialization
    Agricultural Microbiology

    Education

    • 2005 - Ph.D., GKVK, Bangalore

    Work Experience

    • 2005 onwards Jain University
    • 2002-2005 - Global Enterprise InfoTech Solution
    • 1997-2002 - Sheshadripuram FGC, Yelahanka, Bangalore
    • 1995-1996 - Shasun Chemicals & Drugs, Cuddalore

    Key Areas of Research
    Computational & Structural Biology; Crop Science and Bioinformatics

    • Research interests  protein modeling and drug discovery Molecular dynamics simulation, evolutionary biology

    Dr. Mala Majumdar

    Assistant Professor

    Specialization
    Biochemistry

    Education

    • 1991 - Ph.D., Calcutta University, West Bengal

    Work Experience

    • 2004 onwards Jain University, Bangalore  
    • 1992-2000-Search Foundation, Amrut Distilleries Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore

    Key Areas of Research
    Phytochemistry

    • Isolation and Purification of bioactive components from medicinal plants

    Dr. Kumudini Belur Satyan

    Assistant Professor

    Specialization
    Plant Sciences

    Education

    • 1998-2004 - M.Phil. and Ph.D., University of Mysore

    Work Experience

    • 2005 onwards Jain University, Bangalore

    Key Areas of Research
    Plant Disease Management; Biofuels; Environmental Biotechnology

    • Use of PGPR in plant growth promotion, induction of systemic resistance and stress tolerance in tomato and ragi

    Dr. Vani R.

    Assistant Professor

    Specialization
    Oxidative Stress Biology and Hematology

    Education

    • 2008 - Ph.D., Bangalore University

    Work Experience

    • 2008 onwards Jain University, Bangalore
    • 2000-2002 - VET College, Bangalore

    Key Areas of Research
    Oxidative Stress Biology; Hematology; Medical Biotechnology

    • Oxidative stress under Hypoxic, Hypothermic situations and  Antioxidants in erythrocytes
    • Current focus is towards improving the efficacy of Erythrocytes and Platelets during storage

    Dr. Jithesh MN

    Specialization
    Plant Molecular Biology

    Affiliation
    Assistant Professor, School of Sciences, Jain University

    Education

    • 2006 - Ph.D., M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, University Of Madras

    Work Experience

    • 2012-2016 – Senior Scientist, SCMS Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology - Research & Development (SIBB-R&D), Kochi, Kerala
    • 2009-2012 – Principal Scientist, Pondicherry Biotech Pvt Ltd, Pondicherry
    • 2006-2009– Post Doctoral Research Scientist, Department of Plant Sciences, Dalhousie University, Faculty of Agriculture, Canada.

    Key Areas of Research

    • Plant stress biology
    • Priming response in plants
    • Interface between biotic and abiotic stress
    • Free radicals in plants
    • Synthetic genes and biology

    Dr. Salamun De

    Specialization
    Biomedical Science

    Education

    • 2010- Ph.D., Christian Medical College, and Hospital, Vellore, The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
    • 2016 - B.Ed., Specialization in Physical Science, Pondicherry University

    Work Experience

    • 2010-2011 – Research Assistant, Center for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics (CMMT), PSG Institute of Medical Science (PSGIMSR), Coimbatore, Tamilnadu.
    • 2011-2015 – Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Achariya Arts and Science College, Villianur, Puducherry
    • 2015 – 2016 – Project Assistant, SPI Global, Pondicherry

    Key Areas of Research

    • Stem cell and molecular Biology
    • Cancer Biology
    • Pharmacogenomics
    • Pharmacokinetics in Humans
    • Therapeutic drug monitoring in humans