Dr Padmalatha Rai S

Associate Director- Academics & HOD

Department of Biotechnology

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.

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Zoology Bangalore University 1999

Experience

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

2013-01-01 Sreepad Jois Shilpa Chandru Ashajyothi Chavan Ramachandra YL

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

2018-01-01

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.

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