Dr Padmalatha Rai S

Dr Padmalatha Rai S

Associate Director- Academics & HOD

Department of Biotechnology

My Name is Dr Padmalatha Rai S , my profilePage is. I am aAssociate Director- Academics & HODin Division of Biotechnology, School of Life Sciences.
  • 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
    :
    PhD
    Specialisation
    :
    Zoology
    Institute
    :
    Bangalore University
    Year of passing
    :
    1999
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India
    Designation
    :
    Associate Director (Academics)
    Role:Academics, Teaching and research
    Tenure
    :
    Since June 2016-Till date
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India
    Designation
    :
    Head of Biotechnology Department
    Role:Academics, Teaching and research
    Tenure
    :
    Since January 2015-Till date
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India
    Designation
    :
    Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    Since April 2011-Till date
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India
    Designation
    :
    Associate Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    April 2006-April 2011
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India
    Designation
    :
    Assistant Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    September 2002-April 2006
  • 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
    Areas of interest
    :
    Molecular genetics, genomics, epigenomics and pharmacogenomics of non-communicable diseases
    Areas of expertise
    :
    Genomics and Pharmacogenomics
    Areas 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 AND 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.
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest Molecular genetics, genomics, epigenomics and pharmacogenomics of non-communicable diseases
    Areas of expertise Genomics and Pharmacogenomics
    Areas 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 AND 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.