Dr Volety Mallikarjuna Subrahmanyam

Professor and Head

Department of Pharmaceutical Biotech


    Volety Mallikarjuna Subrahmanyam is Professor and Head of the Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, MCOPS. He is involved in teaching and research at the postgraduate and undergraduate levels. 



Subject Subject code Semester
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology PBT 302T III BPharm
Bioprocess Engineering and Technology PBT 602T I MPharm
Molecular Biology and Drug Discovery PBT 604T I MPharm
Bioprocess Engineering and Technology Lab PBT 613L MPharm I Year


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Andhra University, Visakhapatnam 1997


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, MCOPS Professor & Head June 2016 - till date
Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, MCOPS Professor 2009-2016
Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, MCOPS Associate Professor 2004- 2009
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Health Sciences, University of Asmara, Eritrea Assistant Professor Teaching and development of curriculum for undergraduate courses 2000-2004
G Pulla Reddy College of Pharmacy, Mehdipatnam, Hyderabad, India Lecturer 1997-2000

Studies on isolation and characterization of fungal Chondroitinase and its therapeutic applications

K Narayanan

PhD Guide (Awarded PhD, Dec 2014)

Potentiating the antimicrobial profile of selected antibiotics for effective containment of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections

Venkatesh Kamath B

PhD -on going

Development of high concentration formulation and delivery system for antibody-based therapeutics

Deokar Vaibhav D

PhD - on going


Area of Interest

Enzyme Technology, Industrial Microbiology, Bioprocess Technology, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Area of Expertise

Bioprocess Technology and Enzyme Technology

Area of Research

Isolation and development of microbial products

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

He is life member of APTI, IPA, IPGA and AMI.

Strategies for drug delivery to the central nervous system by systemic route

Narayanan Kasinathan Hitesh V. Jagani Angel Treasa Alex Subrahmanyam M. Volety* J. Venkata Rao

Drug Delivery (2015) (informa) May 2015, vol.22,no.3, 243-257(Impact factor 2.202)

A Review on Response of immune system in Spinal Cord Injury and Therapeutic Agents useful in Treatment” Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Kasinathan N Vanathi MB Subrahmanyam VM Rao JV

Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. 2015,16, P 26-34.(Impact factor: 2.51)

Chondroitinase: a promising therapeutic enzyme

Narayanan K Subrahmanyam M. Volety * Venkata Rao.J

Critical Reviews in Microbiology (Informa) (2014) early online DOI: 10.3109/1040841X.2014.959893, 1-11 pages October 10,2014, (Impact factor: 6.087)

In-situ implant containing PCL-curcumin nanoparticles developed using design of experiments

Narayanan Kasinathan Muthukumar A Nitin Reddy Hitesh Jagani Subrahmanyam M.Volety* Venkata Rao J

Drug delivery (Informa) (2014) DOI : 10.3109/10717544.2014.927021 early online 1-9 posted on June 23,2014 (Impact factor 2.202).

Application of experimental design in preparation of nanoliposomes containing hyaluronidase

Narayanan K Subrahmanyam V.M.* Venkata Rao J

J. Drug delivery (Hindawi Publication) I.D. 948650 , vol.2014, pp 7,2014.