Dr TG Vasudevan

Additional Professor

Department of Biotechnology


    TG Vasudevan is Additional Professor in the Department of Biotechnology at Manipal School of Life Sciences.


    • Teaching BSc, MSc, PG Diploma and Certificate courses
    • Class in-charge for MSc (Medical Biotechnology) and MSc (Molecular Biology & Human Genetics)


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Microbiology Stellenbosch University 2007


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
School of Life Sciences, MAHE Associate Professor Teaching & research 2015-present
School of Life Sciences, MAHE Assistant Professor Teaching & research 2008-2015
Stellenbosch University, South Africa Research Assistant Research 2001-2007
Lund University, Sweden Research Fellow (SI) Research 2005-2006
CSIR-NEERI, Chennai Research Assistant Research 2000-2001


Area of Interest

Molecular Microbiology, Industrial Biotechnology

Area of Expertise

Biotechnology, fermentation

Area of Research

Secondary metabolites and applications

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Life Member of Society of Biological Chemists (India) and Environmental Mutagen Society of India

Fungal endophytes from two orchid species – pointer towards organ specificity

2013-01-01 Sawmya K Murali TS

Genetic variation in genes involved in folate and drug metabolism in a South Indian population

2011-01-01 Rai PS Murali TS Prasada SK Bhagawath AK

Quantitative Fluorescent Polymerase Chain Reaction (QF-PCR) for Aneuploidy Detection

2011-01-01 Saadi Abdul Vahab Girisha KM Gopinath PM Satyamoorthy K

Hypoplasia/aplasia of pelvis, femora, fibulae, ulna, digits and nails: Fuhrmann syndrome without WNT7A mutations

2011-01-01 Girisha KM Saadi AV Shah H Gopinath PM

Development and characterisation of a Saccharomyces cerevisiae recombinant strain with enhanced xylose fermentation properties

2007-01-01 Van Rensburg P Hahn-Hägerdal B Pretorius IS Cordero Otero RR

Molecular cloning and functional expression of a novel Neurospora crassa xylose reductase in Saccharomyces cerevisiae in the development of a xylose fermenting strain

2007-01-01 Pretorius IS Cordero Otero RR

A constitutive catabolite repression mutant of a recombinant Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain improves xylose consumption during fermentation

2007-01-01 Gorwa-Grauslund M-F Hahn-Hägerdal B Pretorius IS Cordero Otero RR

Engineering of an oenological Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain with pectinolytic activity and its effect on wine

2005-01-01 Fernández-González M Úbeda JF Cordero Otero RR Briones AI

Evaluation of polygalacturonase activity in Saccharomyces cerevisiae wine strains

2004-01-01 Fernández-González M Úbeda JF Cordero Otero RR Briones AI

Full Publications List


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