Dr Mamatha Ballal

Dr Mamatha Ballal

Professor

Department of Microbiology

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  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree
    :
    FIMSA
    Specialisation
    :
    Medical sciences
    Institute
    :
    International Medical Science Academy
    Year of passing
    :
    2006
    Degree
    :
    PhD
    Specialisation
    :
    Enteric Infections
    Institute
    :
    Kasturba Medical College
    Year of passing
    :
    1995
    Degree
    :
    MSc
    Specialisation
    :
    Medical Microbiology
    Institute
    :
    Kasturba Medical College
    Year of passing
    :
    1984
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Kasturba Medical College, MAHE
    Designation
    :
    Professor of Microbiology Enteric Diseases Division-Incharge
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    May 2015 till date
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    MMMC, MAHE
    Designation
    :
    Professor of Microbiology
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    Sept 2013 – April 2015
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    KMC-IC, MAHE
    Designation
    :
    Professor of Microbiology
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    June 2006 – Sept 2013
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    AUA, Antigua
    Designation
    :
    Professor of Microbiology
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    3 months - 2012
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Oman Medical College, Sohar
    Designation
    :
    Professor of Microbiology
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    6 months - 2010
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    KMC, MAHE
    Designation
    :
    Additional Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    May 2005 – May 2006
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    KMC, MAHE
    Designation
    :
    Associate Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    Dec 2000 – May 2005
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    KMC, MAHE
    Designation
    :
    Assistant Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    Nov 1995 – Dec 2000
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    KMC, MAHE
    Designation
    :
    Lecturer
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    March 1987 – Nov 1995
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    KMC, MAHE
    Designation
    :
    Tutor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    April 1986 – March 1987
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    KMC, MAHE
    Designation
    :
    Junior Research Fellow / Tutor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    Aug 1984 – April 1986
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
    FIMSA Medical sciences International Medical Science Academy 2006
    PhD Enteric Infections Kasturba Medical College 1995
    MSc Medical Microbiology Kasturba Medical College 1984
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
    Kasturba Medical College, MAHE Professor of Microbiology Enteric Diseases Division-Incharge May 2015 till date
    MMMC, MAHE Professor of Microbiology Sept 2013 – April 2015
    KMC-IC, MAHE Professor of Microbiology June 2006 – Sept 2013
    AUA, Antigua Professor of Microbiology 3 months - 2012
    Oman Medical College, Sohar Professor of Microbiology 6 months - 2010
    KMC, MAHE Additional Professor May 2005 – May 2006
    KMC, MAHE Associate Professor Dec 2000 – May 2005
    KMC, MAHE Assistant Professor Nov 1995 – Dec 2000
    KMC, MAHE Lecturer March 1987 – Nov 1995
    KMC, MAHE Tutor April 1986 – March 1987
    KMC, MAHE Junior Research Fellow / Tutor Aug 1984 – April 1986
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest
    :
    Bacteriology and Parasitology
    Areas of expertise
    :
    Enteric Infections, Genomics of Helicobacter pylori, Nosocomial Clostridium difficile and genetic relatedness, Biofilm and Quorum sensing molecules, Antimicrobial resistance, Microbiome studies, Alternative medicines, Microbial pathogenesis
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    • Life member of the Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists.
    • Life member of the Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists.    
    • Life member of Karnataka chapter of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists.
    • Life member of the Association of Microbiologists of India.
    • Life member of International Medical sciences Academy
    • Founder member of Gastrointestinal infection society of India.
    • Member of Editorial Board –Journal of gastrointestinal infection society of India.
    • Member of   Indian society for Human & Animal Mycology.
    • Member, ESCMID, 2017
    • Member, Manipal-Mc Gill center for infectious diseases, 2017-2018

    BOOKS/CHAPTERS:

    • Contributed a chapter clinical biofilms-a challenging frontier in healthcare associated infection and MDR for the book titled - Emerging concepts in           bacterial biofilms: molecular mechanisms and control strategies. Cambridge publishing, England, UK. 2019
    • Contributed a chapter on Trends in antimicrobial resistance among enteric pathogens- A global concern for the book titled- Antibiotic Resistance –           Epidemiology, mechanisms and new antimicrobial approaches: Elsevier publications. 2016.
    • Chapter on Diarrheagenic E coli in Gastrointestinal Tract Infections- Editor Dr. Chetna Vaishnavi Paragon International Publisher   New Delhi. 2008.
    • Reviewed the Textbook-The elements of Immunology by Fahim Halim Khan, Aligarh Muslim University (Pearson Education). 2008.
    • Foreword for the book titled” Quantitative sandwish ELISA” authored by Dr Surajith Debnath, Manipur for Lambert Academic Publishing,Saarbrucken,  Germany.  2012
    • Reviewed the chapter “perspectives and key factors on the usage of herbal extracts against multidrug resistant gram negative microorganisms “ in the Book titled Fighting multidrug resistance with herbal extracts, essential oils and their components-Elsivier publications2013  authored by Dr Ali Parsaeimehr., Iran 2012
    • Reviewed a Textbook on Glycobiology – Garland Science, Taylor & Francis Group, New York. November 2011.
    • Reviewed chapters in Microbiology-A clinical approach –Garland publishers-Taylor & Francis group 2014
    • Co–authored a textbook on Pre & Para clinical subjects for Bachelor of Health    Information & Administration (BHIA) through Distance Education, MAHE.
    • Authored a textbook of Microbiology for Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology through Distance Education, MAHE.
    • A chapter on Microorganisms and Infectious Diseases for Information Technology course through Distance Education, MAHE.
    • A chapter on Microbial diseases for Medical Documentation course through Distance Education, MAHE.
    • Authored a text book on Systemic bacteriology and quality control for laboratory technical course.
    • Authored a book for Human Biology II Clinical Research

     

  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest Bacteriology and Parasitology
    Areas of expertise Enteric Infections, Genomics of Helicobacter pylori, Nosocomial Clostridium difficile and genetic relatedness, Biofilm and Quorum sensing molecules, Antimicrobial resistance, Microbiome studies, Alternative medicines, Microbial pathogenesis
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    • Life member of the Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists.
    • Life member of the Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists.    
    • Life member of Karnataka chapter of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists.
    • Life member of the Association of Microbiologists of India.
    • Life member of International Medical sciences Academy
    • Founder member of Gastrointestinal infection society of India.
    • Member of Editorial Board –Journal of gastrointestinal infection society of India.
    • Member of   Indian society for Human & Animal Mycology.
    • Member, ESCMID, 2017
    • Member, Manipal-Mc Gill center for infectious diseases, 2017-2018

    BOOKS/CHAPTERS:

    • Contributed a chapter clinical biofilms-a challenging frontier in healthcare associated infection and MDR for the book titled - Emerging concepts in           bacterial biofilms: molecular mechanisms and control strategies. Cambridge publishing, England, UK. 2019
    • Contributed a chapter on Trends in antimicrobial resistance among enteric pathogens- A global concern for the book titled- Antibiotic Resistance –           Epidemiology, mechanisms and new antimicrobial approaches: Elsevier publications. 2016.
    • Chapter on Diarrheagenic E coli in Gastrointestinal Tract Infections- Editor Dr. Chetna Vaishnavi Paragon International Publisher   New Delhi. 2008.
    • Reviewed the Textbook-The elements of Immunology by Fahim Halim Khan, Aligarh Muslim University (Pearson Education). 2008.
    • Foreword for the book titled” Quantitative sandwish ELISA” authored by Dr Surajith Debnath, Manipur for Lambert Academic Publishing,Saarbrucken,  Germany.  2012
    • Reviewed the chapter “perspectives and key factors on the usage of herbal extracts against multidrug resistant gram negative microorganisms “ in the Book titled Fighting multidrug resistance with herbal extracts, essential oils and their components-Elsivier publications2013  authored by Dr Ali Parsaeimehr., Iran 2012
    • Reviewed a Textbook on Glycobiology – Garland Science, Taylor & Francis Group, New York. November 2011.
    • Reviewed chapters in Microbiology-A clinical approach –Garland publishers-Taylor & Francis group 2014
    • Co–authored a textbook on Pre & Para clinical subjects for Bachelor of Health    Information & Administration (BHIA) through Distance Education, MAHE.
    • Authored a textbook of Microbiology for Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology through Distance Education, MAHE.
    • A chapter on Microorganisms and Infectious Diseases for Information Technology course through Distance Education, MAHE.
    • A chapter on Microbial diseases for Medical Documentation course through Distance Education, MAHE.
    • Authored a text book on Systemic bacteriology and quality control for laboratory technical course.
    • Authored a book for Human Biology II Clinical Research