Dr.Girish Kumar K

Assistant Professor
  • M.Sc., Ph.D.
  • Papers Taught : Plant Biotechnology, Agriculture Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Molecular genetics, Molecular Biology.
  • Area of Expertise : Plant Biotechnology, Plant Tissue Culture Molecular Biology, Phytochemistry and Pharmacology.
  • Academic Experience - Teaching : 01 year 06 months, Research : 9 years

Contact Details

email : girishkumar.k@sdmcujire.in

Research Details

  • “Micropropagation and production of disease resistant clones of Musa paradisiaca L. var. Puttabale against the Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense caused Panama disease in the farm yards of Shivamogga district”.


  • J.N. Neetha, K. Sandesh, K. Girish Kumar, B. Chidananda, P. Ujwal* “Optimization of Direct Blue-14 Dye Degradation by Bacillus Fermus (Kx898362) an Alkaliphilic Plant Endophyte and Assessment of Degraded Metabolite Toxicity”. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2019. (364)742-751. Publisher: Elsevier. Impact Factor: 10.58.Citation : 31.
  • J.N. Neetha, P. Ujwal*, K. Sandesh, H. Santhosh, K. Girish “Aerobic biodegradation of Acid Blue-9 dye by Bacillus fermus isolated from Annonareticulata”. Environmental technology and innovation, 2018. (11):253-261. Impact Factor: 5.263.Citation : 10
  • K. Girish Kumar, V. Krishna*, Venkatesh, R. Shashikumar, H. S. Arunodaya. “Production of Haploids Plants from Anther Culture of Musa Paradisiaca cv. Puttabale”. International Journal of Research and Scientific Innovation. 2017, 4 (3): 1-5
  • Arunodaya H. S., Krishna V.*, Shashikumar R., Girish Kumar K. “Antibacterial and antioxidant activities of stem bark essential oil constituents of Litseaglutinosa c. B. Rob.” International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. October 2016, Vol. 8, Issue 12, 258-264. Citation : 1
  • Pradeepa K, Krishna V *, Harish B G, Venkatesh, Santosh Kumar S R and Girish Kumar K. “Antibacterial activity of leaf extract of Delonixelata and molecular docking studies of Luteolin”. Journal of Biochemical Technology. 2014.3(5):193- 197. Citation :10
  • Venkatesh, Krishna V*, Girish Kumar K, Pradeepa K, Santosh Kumar S R. “Antibacterial activity of ethanol extract of Musa paradisiaca cv. Puttabale and Musa acuminate cv. Grandnaine”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and clinical research, 2013 (6)169-172. Citation:32
  • Venkatesh, V. Krishna *, K. Pradeepa, S. R. Santosh Kumar, K Girish Kumar, K. Vijay. “Anthelmintic activity of Musa paradisiaca (L.) cv. Puttabale”. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Research 2013; 5(2): 67-69. Citation: 2
  • Pradeepa K, Krishna V*, Venkatesh, Santosh Kumar S R, Girish Kumar K. “Antinociceptive property of leaves extract of Litseaglutinosa”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, 2013. 6 (1), 182-184. Impact factor: 0.59. Citation: 8
  • Venkatesh, V Krishna *, K Girish Kumar, K Pradeepa, S R Santoshkumar, R Shashikumar “Biochemical markers assisted screening of Fusarium wilt resistant Musa paradisiaca cv. Puttabale micro propagated clones”. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. 2013(51) 531 – 542. Impact factor: 0.934. Citation: 27
  • Venkatesh, Krishna V*, Girish Kumar K, Pradeepa K, Santosh Kumar S and Gnanesh A “High frequency regeneration from the leaf callus of Musa paradisiacacv. ‘Puttabale’ (AB genome) in Malnad region of the Western Ghats”. International Journal of Current Research. 2012. 4(05): 013-017. Citation: 4
  • Santosh Kumar S. R, Krishna V*, Venkatesh, Pradeepa K, Gnanesh U.A, Girishkumar K. “Indirect organogenesis from stem derived callus of Caesalpiniabonduc(l.) Roxb–a medicinal plant of Western ghats”. International Journal of Current Research. 2012. 4(05):022-025. Citation: 2
  • Santoshkumar S.R, Krishna V*, Venkatesh, Pradeepa K, Girish Kumar K. “Micropropagation of CaesalpiniabonducRoxb., through high frequency shoot induction from the cotyledonary explants”. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research. 2012. 3(12):1050-1054. Citation: 3
  • S. R. Santosh Kumar, V Krishna*, Venkatesh, K Pradeepa, K. Girish Kumar, A. U. Gnanesh. “Direct and Indirect method of Plant regeneration from root explants of Caesalpiniabonduc (L.) Roxb –A threatened medicinal plant of Western Ghats”. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. 2012. (50): 910-917. Citation: 13
  • S. R. Santosh Kumar, V Krishna*, K Pradeepa, Venkatesh, K. Girish Kumar and A. U. Gnanesh. “Regeneration of plantlets from leaf callus of Caesalpiniabonduc an endangered medicinal plant of the Western Ghats”. Kuvempu Science Journal.2012 (4)
  • Pradeepa. K, Krishna. V*, Venkatesh, Girish Kumar. K, Santosh Kumar. S.R, Joy H. Hoskeri and Gnanesh. A.U. “Antinociceptive activity of Delonixelata leaf extract”. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine. 2012. 2 (1): 229-231. Impact factor: 1.545. Citation: 13
  • K. Pradeepa, V. Krishna, Venkatesh, K. Girish Kumar, B.V. Thirumalesh and K.J. Naveen Kumar. “Antibacterial screening of the stem bark and leaf extracts of Litseaglutinosa (Lour.) C.B. Roxb – An Ethnomedicinally important tree of the Western Ghats.” Pharmacognosy research. 2011.3(21):72-76. Citation: 14
  • Girish Kumar K, Krishna V*, Venkatesh and Pradeep K. “High frequency regeneration of plantlets from immature male floral explants of Musa paradisica cv. Puttabale – AB genome.” Plant Tissue Cult. & Biotech. 2011, 21(2): 199‐205. Citation: 6


Participation in seminars/workshops/conferences/conventions:

  • Attended two days national symposium on “Biotechnology current trends and Future scenario” held at department of biotechnology Kuvempu University (2008).
  • Attended National symposium on “Innovations in Biotechnology Entrepreneurial opportunities and IPR” held during 23rd and 25th October 2007 at Jnanajyothi auditorium, Central college campus, Bangalore
  • Attended in State level Conference held in Shimoga. “DNA Day: Past, Present & Future.”(2005).

Papers/ Poster Presentation In Symposium / Conference

  • Poster presented in the national conference on Global “Climate Change: Prospective And Challenges (NCGCC-2011)” held on 23rd and 24th March 2011
    Organized by: Department of PG studies and research environment science Kuvempu University Shankaraghatta. Shimoga-577451
  • Poster presented in the National Conference On “Emerging areas in Chemical and biological sciences”
    Organized by: Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry, Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta during March 23rd& 24th of 2007
  • Poster presented in the national conference on “Forest Biodiversity Resources: Exploitation, conservation and Management” on March 21st to 22nd 2006
    Organized by: Center for Biodiversity and forest studies, School of Energy, Environment & Natural Resources, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai- 625021