Dr Shama Prasada K

Dr Shama Prasada K

Associate Professor

Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

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  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Associate professor in the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, School of Life Sciences, MAHE, Manipal.
    • Involved in teaching, research, diagnostic and purchase related activities at SLS, MAHE, Manipal.
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree
    :
    PhD
    Specialisation
    :
    Cancer Epigenetics
    Institute
    :
    Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
    Year of passing
    :
    2011
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    School of Life Sciences, MAHE
    Designation
    :
    Associate Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2016 -till
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    School of Life Sciences, MAHE
    Designation
    :
    Assistant Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2011-2016
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    School of Life Sciences, MAHE
    Designation
    :
    Lecturer
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2009-2011
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    School of Life Sciences, MAHE
    Designation
    :
    Senior Research Fellow
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2006-2009
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    School of Life Sciences, MAHE
    Designation
    :
    Research fellow
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2004-2006
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Associate professor in the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, School of Life Sciences, MAHE, Manipal.
    • Involved in teaching, research, diagnostic and purchase related activities at SLS, MAHE, Manipal.
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
    PhD Cancer Epigenetics Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal 2011
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
    School of Life Sciences, MAHE Associate Professor 2016 -till
    School of Life Sciences, MAHE Assistant Professor 2011-2016
    School of Life Sciences, MAHE Lecturer 2009-2011
    School of Life Sciences, MAHE Senior Research Fellow 2006-2009
    School of Life Sciences, MAHE Research fellow 2004-2006
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest
    :
    To identify the cell and molecular changes responsible for carcinogenesis and to translate clinically relevant biomarkers for diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic via developing noninvasive/ minimally invasive diagnostic tools using in vitro and in vivo models and patient samples.
    Areas of expertise
    :
    Epigenetics, Cell Signalling, Cell and Molecular Biology
    Areas of research
    :
    Molecular mechanism and epigenetic reprograming during carcinogenesis Development of molecular markers for early screening of cancer
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
     

    Life Member of Society of Biological Chemists (India) and Society for Mitochondria Research and Medicine, India (SMRM)

    Awards and Honors:

    1. Secured second rank in post-graduation exam (MSc Biosciences) from Mangalore University, 2004
    2. Best poster award at Manipal University Scientific meet held on 5th January 2008
    3. “Young Scientist award ” by Indian Society of Human Genetics, 2011
    4. International travel fellowship by DBT, government of India 2012
    5. Young Investigator Award at 10th APCHG, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2012
    6. Doctoral Advisory Committee member of Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
    7. Invention award, awarded by Intellectual Ventures India, Bangalore, 2013
    8. TMA Pai gold medal- Research Award  by Manipal University, 2014
    9. Editorial Manager: Public Health Genomics Journal (2015-2017)
    10. “Young Scientist Award, VIFRA-2015 by Venus International Foundation, Chennai, India, 2015
    11. Member, Institutional Biosafety committee, School of Life Sciences, MAHE
    12. Reviewer for BMC Cancer, Journals from Benthemscience.org
    13. Pilot project in Cancer from DBT, Government of India, 2016
    14. Funding from DBT, DST, BIRAC and ICMR, Government of India for financial support for various research projects
    15. Invited presentation
    16. Featured Scientist of MAHE, Manipal, 2018

     

  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest To identify the cell and molecular changes responsible for carcinogenesis and to translate clinically relevant biomarkers for diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic via developing noninvasive/ minimally invasive diagnostic tools using in vitro and in vivo models and patient samples.
    Areas of expertise Epigenetics, Cell Signalling, Cell and Molecular Biology
    Areas of research Molecular mechanism and epigenetic reprograming during carcinogenesis Development of molecular markers for early screening of cancer
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
     

    Life Member of Society of Biological Chemists (India) and Society for Mitochondria Research and Medicine, India (SMRM)

    Awards and Honors:

    1. Secured second rank in post-graduation exam (MSc Biosciences) from Mangalore University, 2004
    2. Best poster award at Manipal University Scientific meet held on 5th January 2008
    3. “Young Scientist award ” by Indian Society of Human Genetics, 2011
    4. International travel fellowship by DBT, government of India 2012
    5. Young Investigator Award at 10th APCHG, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2012
    6. Doctoral Advisory Committee member of Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
    7. Invention award, awarded by Intellectual Ventures India, Bangalore, 2013
    8. TMA Pai gold medal- Research Award  by Manipal University, 2014
    9. Editorial Manager: Public Health Genomics Journal (2015-2017)
    10. “Young Scientist Award, VIFRA-2015 by Venus International Foundation, Chennai, India, 2015
    11. Member, Institutional Biosafety committee, School of Life Sciences, MAHE
    12. Reviewer for BMC Cancer, Journals from Benthemscience.org
    13. Pilot project in Cancer from DBT, Government of India, 2016
    14. Funding from DBT, DST, BIRAC and ICMR, Government of India for financial support for various research projects
    15. Invited presentation
    16. Featured Scientist of MAHE, Manipal, 2018