CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Dr. Padmalatha S Rai is currently Professor and Associate Director (academics) School of Life Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education and Head of Department of Biotechnology, School of Life Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education. She is activity engaged in administration, academic training (UG, PG and PhD) and research.
|Degree||Specialisation||Institute||Year of passing|
|Institution / Organisation||Designation||Role||Tenure|
|Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India||Associate Director (Academics)||Academics, Teaching and research||Since June 2016-Till date|
|Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India||Head of Biotechnology Department||Academics, Teaching and research||Since January 2015-Till date|
|Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India||Professor||Since April 2011-Till date|
|Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India||Associate Professor||April 2006-April 2011|
|Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India||Assistant Professor||September 2002-April 2006|
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
Area of Interest
Molecular genetics, genomics, epigenomics and pharmacogenomics of non-communicable diseases
Area of Expertise
Genomics and Pharmacogenomics
Area of Research
Molecular genetics, genomics, epigenomics and pharmacogenomics of non-communicable diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, poly cystic ovarian syndrome and medicinal plant biotechnology
Professional Affiliations & Contributions
- Life member of Society of Biological Chemists (India).
- Recipient of Dr. T M A Pai Endowment Chair in Pharmacogenomics for research excellence, 2015-2017
- Recipient of gold medal for obtaining first rank in M.Sc., Biosciences, 1991, Mangalore University, Mangalore.
In vitro, in vivo and in silico antiarthritic studies of polyprenol fromKirganelia reticulata Baill
2013-01-01 Shruthi SD Sujan Ganapathy PS Ramachandra YL
2013, Journal of Biochemical Technology.
Antimicrobial activity of Citrus rind oil isolated from Citrus aurantium
2013-01-01 Ramachandra Y L Ashajyothi C Sreepadaraja H J
2013, International Journal of Pharma World Research, Vol 4 (1) (Online).
Study on Production, Purification and Characterisation of L-Asparaginase from Escherichia Coli and Pseudomonas Aeruginosa
2013, Journal of Pharmaceutical, Chemical and Biological Sciences.
Evaluation of antioxidant activity of aerva lanata and Boerhivia diffusa plant extracts in CCL4 toxicated rats
2013-01-01 Y L Ramachandra H J Sreepadaraja H Gurumurthy C Ashajyothi
2013, International Journal of Drug Formulation and Research.
DNA barcoding of authentic and substitute samples of herb of the family Asparagaceae and Asclepiadaceae based on the ITS2 region
2012-01-01 Ravishankara B Dobriyal RM Agarwal A Satyamoorthy K
2012, Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine.
Isolation, characterisation, antibacterial, antihelminthic, and in silico studies of polyprenol from Kirganelia reticulta Baill
2012-01-01 Shruthi SD Ramachandra YL
2012, Medicinal Chemistry Research.
Antioxidant activity of alstonia scholarsis extracts containing flavonoid and phenolic compounds
2012-01-01 Ramachandra YL Ashajyothi C
2012, International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Evaluation of ant-diabetic and antipyretic activity of Butea Monosperma (Lam) extracts on rats
2012-01-01 Ramachandra YL Ashajyothi C
2012, International Journal of Preclinical and Pharmaceutical Research.
γ-radiation induces cellular sensitivity and aberrant methylation in human tumour cell lines
2011-01-01 Kumar A Upadhya R Vishwanatha Shama Prasada K
2011, International Journal of Radiation Biology.
Genetic variation in genes involved in folate and drug metabolism in south Indian population
2011-01-01 Murali TS Vasudevan TG Shama Prasada K Kumar AB
2011, Indian Journal of Human Genetics.
Full Publications List
Dr. Padmalatha S Rai has guided over more than 50 under graduate and post-graduate students for research project and five doctoral students were awarded Ph D under her guidance and co guidance and currently six students are working under her guidance for Ph D degree.
Professional Affiliation and Contributions:
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