Dr Somashekar Shetty

Professor

Department of Biochemistry

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr. Somashekar Shetty teaches Biochemistry to year I MBBS, year I BDS and year I Allied Health Science. Conducting PBL and SDL sessions as well as practical sessions to MBBS and BDS students.

    He:

    • Guides undergraduate mentor for student scientific projects at MMMC, Manipal.
    • Is coordinator for preparing academic calendars.
    • Is coordinator for preparing clinical biochemistry duty schedule.
    • Is Exam Coordinator.
    • Approves clinical reports at Biochemistry Stat Lab of KMC.
    • Is involved in periodic assessment of students through theory as well as practical examinations by setting up block exam question papers and university exam question paper.

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Biochemistry Phase I Stage I MBBS course Year 1 MBBS (Semesters 1 and 2)
Biochemistry Phase I Year I BDS course Year 1 BDS (Semesters 1 and 2)
Biochemistry Allied Health Sciences course Year 1

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) Wound Healing, Indigenous drugs, Antioxidants Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2005
MSc (Master of Science) Medical Biochemistry Manipal Academy of Higher Education 1994
BSc (Bachelor of Science) Botany, Zoology, Chemistry Mangalore University 1990

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal Professor Since June, 2014
Department of Biochemistry and Genetics - AUA, Antigua, West Indies Associate Professor February 2009-March 2014
Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal Assistant Professor February 2008-February 2009
Department of Biochemistry –AIMST, Malaysia Assistant Professor November 2006- February 2008
Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal Assistant Professor January 2006-October 2006
Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal Senior Grade Lecturer October 2003-December 2005
Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal Lecturer October 1996-September 2003
Department of Biochemistry- Yenepoya Dental College, Mangalore Lecturer March 1995-October 1996