Ms. Prarthana J

Assistant Professor & Head
  • M Sc, M Phil
  • Courses Taught : Microbiology, Genetic Engineering, Animal Biotechnology, Immunology
  • Area of Expertise : Microbial Techniques
  • Academic Experience - 12 Years

Contact Details

email : prarthanarao6@sdmcujire.in

Research Details

Completed Research project

  • Ms.Prarthana. J completed UGC Minor research project entitled “Microbial production of Biosurfactants for enhanced oil recovery”,2013,duration 18 months. worth 1,70,000/- .Rf:MRP(S)-0525/13- 14/KAMA009/UGC-SWRO
  • VGST, Science Project In College Education (SPiCE)-Completed “Analysis of used edible oil” by Ramya & Shalini(2010-2012), Principle Investigator Ms.Prarthana J
  • DBT Grant of 8 lakhs from Ministry of Science & Technology ,Govt of India in partnership with Foldscope Instruments Inc. and Prakashlab(Stanford University;California)for the project entitled “Use of combinational drug targeting bacterial cytoskeletal protein for prevention of antibiotic recalcitrant strains”. The research grant aims as a twinning programme with North East Region through BCIL(Biotechnonology Consortium India Ltd) Sanction Order:No.BT/IN/Indo-US/Foldscope/39/2015 dated 20.3.18

On going Projects:

  • Course Coordinator Biotechnology Skill Enhancement Programme - BiSEP 2nd phase of the Biotechnology Finishing Schools BTFS at Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheswara College Ujire 574 240
    As Coordinator BiSEP efforts are towards channeling academic ability to meet industry requirements and expose students to latest happenings in the industry .Under BiSEP we are offering unique job oriented Post graduate diploma in Fermentation and Bioprocessing supported by Dept of IT , BT and S&T GoK and DBT ,GoI. The 1 year course has 6 months academic training and 6 months compulsory industry internship. Five years Project(2017-2022) worth 1.6 crore
  • Awarded by VGST, as scientist faculty under the scheme of Research Grant for Scientist Faculty of the grant amount 5 lacs, on project entitled as" Fabricated synbiotics preparation to enhance viability of probiotic strain through micro encapsulation ". Sanction Order:No.KSTePS/VGST/RGS/F/2017-18/GRDNo.701/2017-18/157, dated 27.8.18

Publications

Journal Publications

  • Ms.Prarthana.J, 2015 Microbial production of bio surfactant, International Journal of emerging applications & biosciences. Vol 2(1)59-65;ISBN 978-93 5009.Pg 346-7
  • Ms.Prarthana. J ,2017. A review on molecular identification of common autism gene in autistic spectrum disorder, intellectual disability & autistic like behavior , International Research Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences Vol. 4, Issue 2 ;ISSN: (2349-4077) Impact Factor- 5.46; Pg 1-10
  • Ms.Prarthana.J, 2017. Phytochemical analysis of antimicrobial bioactive constituents from Oscillatoria sp . Indian Journal of Applied Research, Vol 7,Issue 2, ISSN:2249- 555X:Doi:10.15373:Pg 18-20. Impact factor-3.919
  • Ms.Prarthana.J .2017, "A review on molecular identification of common autism gene in autistic spectrum disorder, intellectual disability & autistic like behavior" International Research Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences Vol. 4, Issue 2 ;ISSN: (2349-4077) Impact Factor- 5.46;pp 1-10
  • Ms.Prarthana.J.2017,” Screening of phytochemical and Bioactive antibacterial activity in Spirogyra sp” .International Journal of Advanced research. vol5(7), ISSN-2320-5507 (1145-1154)
  • Ms.Prarthana.J.2017,Molecular characterization of fish pathogens and factors influencing pathogenicity .Indian Journal of Applied research. vol7(8), ISSN-2249-555X.IF 4.894pg 111-114
  • Prarthana.J.2018,”Fresh Water Algae as a Potential Source of Bioactive Compounds for Aquaculture and Significance of Solvent System in Extraction of Antimicrobials”-A review,Asian Journal of Scientific research.,12:18-28; ISSN 1992-1454 .DOI: 10.3923/ajsr.2019.18.28
  • Prarthana.J.2018,”Molecular Characterization of Antimicrobial Drug Resistant Escherichia coli Isolated from the Environment at Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka, J Pure Appl Microbiol., 2018; 12(4):1913-1919. http://dx.doi. org/10.22207/JPAM.12.4.27(Impact factor 0.1)
  • Book Chapter “ Model organisms for microbial pathogenesis, biofilm formation and antimicrobial drug discovery” Springer publisher article under press

Conferences

Papers presented in seminars/conferences

  • Ms.Prarthana.J attended National conference on Herbal Medicine , organized by Department of Botany. School of Life Sciences , presented paper “Studying genetic diversity & identification of chillie varieties using RAPD markers” on 8th-9th Sept 2010 at Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.
  • Ms.Prarthana.J attended National conference on Herbal Medicine , organized by Department of Botany. School of Life Sciences , presented paper “Molecular characterization of coffee varities using RAPD markers” in a School of Life Sciences on 8th-9th Sept 2010 at Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.
  • Ms.Prarthana.J attended 3 days International symposium on Recent trends in processing & safety of Speciality & Operational foods, organized by Defence Food Research Laboratory,presented paper & Enhancing probiotic gowth by providing nutrition conditioned parameter & further assessment of nutritive value” on 23rd-25th Nov 2011 at Mysore.
  • Ms.Prarthana.J attended 2 days National conference on Biotechnology & Society, NCBS 2012, organized by Department of Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, presented paper “Effect of salt stress on Trigonella foenum. & its impact on proline content” on 19th & 20th April 2012 at Kuvempu University, Shankarghatta
  • Ms.Prarthana.J attended 2 days National conference on Biotechnology & Society, NCBS 2012, organized by Department of Biotechnology & Bioinformatics , presented paper” Physico-Chemical analysis of used vegetable edible oil” on 19th & 20th April 2012 at Kuvempu University, Shankarghatta
  • Ms.Prarthana.J attended 2 days National conference on Biotechnology & Society, NCBS 2012, organized by Department of Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, presented paper “Influence of C/N on the growth of isolated Lactobacillus strains from curd sample” on 19th & 20th April 2012 at Kuvempu University, Shankarghatta
  • Ms.Prarthana.J attended International conference on Biotechnology, Bioinformatics & Bioengineering. Organized by The Society for Applied Biotechnology. SAB2013, presented paper “Factors influencing pathogenecity of fresh water fishes” on 28-29th June 2013 at Tirupathi
  • Ms.Prarthana.J attended State level fest ViVox organized by Department of Biotechnology, presented paper” Malnutrition in India –A review “ on 23-24th Feb 2013 at BMS Engineering College, Bangalore .
  • Ms.Prarthana.J attended 2days UGC sponsored National conference on Biotechnology in Health care. Bench to Bedside . organized by Department of Biotechnology, presented paper “Microbial pigment production” on 27th & 28th September 2013 at Sahyadri Science College, Shimoga
  • Ms.Prarthana.J attended International conference on Biodiversity, Bioresorce & Biotechnology, organized by The Association for the Advancement of Biodiversity Sciences ,AABS ,presented paper “Evaluation of fresh water aquatic forms & factors affecting their Biodiversity” on 30th & 31st Jan 2014 at Mysore
  • Ms.Prarthana.J attended International conference on Biodiversity, Bioresorce & Biotechnology, organized by The Association for the Advancement of Biodiversity Sciences ,AABS, presented paper “Assessing characteristics of Bacillus subtilis & Rhizobium species as biofertilizers” on 30th & 31st Jan 2014 at Mysore
  • Ms.Prarthana.J attended International conference on “Biodiversity,Bioresources & Biotechnology” Organized by Association for the advancement of Biodiversity Science ,presented paper,“Evaluation of fresh water acqautic forms & factors affecting their biodiversity(A Review)” on Jan 30-31 2014 at Mysore
  • Ms.Prarthana.J attended a National conference on “Advances in Environmental Biotechnology for sustainability”Organized by Department of Biotechnology Alvas College Modbidri,In assaociation with Karnataka State Pollution control Board Mangalore, presented paper “Microbial production of Biosurfactant” on Feb 6-7, 2015(Best poster awarded) at Alvas College Modbidri
  • Ms.Prarthana.J attended a National conference on “Advances in Environmental Biotechnology for sustainability”Organized by Department of Biotechnology Alvas College Modbidri,In assaociation with Karnataka State Pollution control Board Mangalore, presented paper “Isolation & Screening of micro organism for degradation of mono cyclic aromatic hydrocarbon -Benzene” on a Feb 6-7 ,2015 at Alvas College Modbidri
  • Ms.Prarthana.J attended a National conference on “Advances in Environmental Biotechnology for sustainability” Organized by Department of Biotechnology Alvas College Modbidri,In assaociation with Karnataka State Pollution control Board Mangalore, presented paper “Fungal metabolites as an alternative to chemical preservative” in a National conference on Feb 6-7 ,2015 at Alvas College Modbidri
  • Ms.Prarthana.J attended an International conference on Bioactive chemicals for reproduction & Human health & 33 Annual Meeting Of the society for Reproductive Biology & Comparitive endocrinology Organized by Life Science Department, presented paper “Calcium ion determination in menopausal & post menopausal individuals” on Feb 26-28.2015 at Davangere University.
  • Ms.Prarthana.J attended an International conference on Bioactive chemicals for reproduction & Human health & an 33 Annual Meeting Of the society for Reproductive Biology & Comparative endocrinology Organized by Life Science Department, presented paper “Phytochemcal screening & antibacterial activity of Oscillatoria sp “ on Feb 26-28.2015 at Davangere University.
  • Poster presentation on “Phytochemcal screening & antibacterial activity of Spirogyra sp” in an International conference on Bioactive chemicals for reproduction & Human health & an 33 Annual Meeting Of the society for Reproductive Biology & Comparative endocrinology Organized by Life Science Department, Davangere University.Feb 26-28.2015
  • Oral presentation on “Mutational studies on Bacillus subtilis affecting amylase production” in UGC sponsored National conference on New approaches & Concepts in Microbial Biotechnology, organized by Dept Of Microbiology, Maharani College Bengluru .29 sept -30 sept 2015
  • Oral presentation on “ Lactic acid bacteria a promising source for amylase & protease production” in UGC sponsored National conference on New approaches & Concepts in Microbial Biotechnology, organized by Dept Of Microbiology, Maharani College Bengluru .29 sept -30 sept 2015
  • Oral presentation on ”Screening of phytochemical & bioactive antibacterial activity in Spirogyra sp” in a Delta National conference on Emerging trends in Engineering,Research & Management, Organized by GMIT, Davangere 23-24 th sept 2016
  • Phytochemical analysis of antibacterial bioactive constituents from Oscillatoria sp(article in press). in a Delta National conference on Emerging trends in Engineering,Research & Management ,Organized by GMIT, Davangere 23-24 th sept 2016
  • Molecular characterization of resistant strains of Escherichia coli isolated from environmental source(article in a Delta National conference on Emerging trends in Engineering,Research & Management, Organized by GMIT, Davangere 23-24 th sept 2016
  • Molecular identification of common autism gene in Autistic spectrum disorders,Intellectual disability & Autistic like behavior in National conference on Genetics of Human Diseases held on Nov 3-4 th Nov 2016,Dept of Animal Sciences,Central University of Kerala
  • Cost effective method for microbial pigment production and assessment of its biological property in Bengaluru tech summit 2017 held during 16-17 th Nov
  • “Alginate encapsulation of symbiotics for improved survival :A technological challengeof prebiotics in functional foods” in Bengaluru Tech summit 2017 held on 16-18th Nov 21017
  • “Immobilization of synbiotics for improved survivallance in physiological stresses” inAlumni sponsored International conference on Recent vistas in Science & Technology & its Relavance to Biological sciences,organized by Dept of Biotechnology in association with Karnataka State Pollution control Board ,Mangalore on 2 nd March 2018
  • EPS furure prospective in Bioflocculation a 2 days National conference on Advanced material for health ,energy & environment TEQIP III-Institution JSS Science & Technology Univ,Mysuru,held on 23-24th March 2018
  • Predatory bacteria as a potential biocontrol agents in a 2 days National conference on Advanced material for health ,energy & environment TEQIP III-Institution JSS Science & Technology Univ,Mysuru,held on 23-24th March 2018
  • “Biopigment production ;Cost effective method from microbial source & assessment of its Biological property ” in 10th Decennial KSTA conference ,Organized in REVA Univ on 18-19th Jan 2018
  • Bioplastics from Banana peel, in 10th Decennial KSTA conference ,Organized in REVA Univ on 18-19th Jan 2018
  • Ms.Prarthana.J, H.O.D ,P.G Dept of Biotechnology & Ms. Nayana, JRF (DBT funded project) won third place with a cash prize of 20,000/- for the poster entitled “ Novel approach to modify bacterial size and reduce its antibiotic consumption” in the poster-walkaway of discovery at India Bio Bengaluru Tech summit2018 held during 29th -1st Dec in Bengaluru palace ground, organized by Dept of IT & BT ,Govt of Karnataka
  • Ms. Megha GD, Ms. Sowmya C, along with Mr. Aravinda Narayana(Asst Prof. BiSEP) & Ms. Prarthana.J, H.O.D ,P.G Dept of Biotechnology presented a poster entitled “ Isolation & Biochemical characterization of halophiles from mangaluru region,A potential strain of industrial importance producing protease” in the poster-walkaway of discovery at India Bio Bengaluru Tech summit2018 held during 29th -1st Dec in Bengaluru palace ground, organized by Dept of IT & BT ,Govt of Karnataka
  • Ms.Prarthana.J, H.O.D. P.G Department of Biotechnology presented paper entitled “A study on survivallace of probiotics in ayurveda formulation and their synergistic effect in curtailing enteric pathogens”, in Bengaluru Tech Summit held on 18th to 20th Nov 2019, Oragnized by Govt of Karnataka
  • Ms.Prarthana.J, H.O.D. P.G Department of Biotechnology presented paper entitled “Fabricated symbiotic preparation to enhance viability of probiotic strain through micro encapsulation”, in Bengaluru Tech Summit held on 18th to 20th Nov 2019, Oragnized by Govt of Karnataka

workshops attended

  • Participated in a 2 days Lecture workshop on “Genes ,Genomics & Proteomics” organized by P.G Department of Biochemistry on 28th-29thJan 2011
  • Participated in a 2 days National conference on “Prospective of Biotechnology in Health & Industry. Organized by Department of Biotechnology.Alva’s College.Moodbidri on 24th-25th Feb 2012
  • Participated one week hands on training & workshop on “Analytical Techniqes” Sponsored by TEQIP ,Organized by Department of Biotechnology Engineering.NMAM Institute of Technology,NITTE.23rd-28th Jun 2014
  • Participated in a one day State level workshop on “Methodologies in Research Article Writing .Organized by IQAC,Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara CollegeResearch Center.26th Jan 2013
  • One day workshop on “Intellectual property Rights(IPR) & patent” held at SDM Inst of Technology on 17/01/19
  • One day Hands on workshop on Polymerase chain reaction for diagnosing infectious pathogens, organized by School of Life sciences, Manipal on 1st March 2019
  • One day workshop on "Insight on Entrepreneurship" held on 22nd oct 2019at Manipal- Government of Karnataka Bioincubator, Manipal

Awards and Achievements

Course Coordinator Biotechnology Skill Enhancement Programme – BiSEP 2nd phase of the Biotechnology Finishing Schools BTFS at Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheswara College Ujire 574 240

As Coordinator  BiSEP efforts are towards channeling academic ability to meet industry requirements and expose students to latest happenings in the industry .Under BiSEP we are offering unique job oriented Post graduate diploma in Fermentation and Bioprocessing supported by Dept of IT , BT and  S&T GoK and DBT ,GoI. The 1 year course has 6 months academic training and 6 months compulsory industry internship.

Five years Project(2017-2022) worth 1.6 crore(GO ITD 02 ADM 2017 dated 28.7.17)

Awarded by VGST, as scientist faculty under the scheme of Research Grant for Scientist Faculty of the grant amount  5 lacs, on project entitled as” Fabricated synbiotics preparation to enhance viability of probiotic strain through micro encapsulation “. Sanction Order:No.KSTePS/VGST/RGS/F/2017-18/GRDNo.701/2017-18/157, dated 27.8.18

Won cash  prize of 20,000/- for the poster entitled “ Novel approach to modify bacterial size and reduce its antibiotic consumption”   in the poster-walkaway of discovery at India Bio Bengaluru Tech summit2018 held during  29th-1st Dec in Bengaluru palace ground, organized by Dept of IT & BT ,Govt of Karnataka.

 

Won Best Poster award for the paper entitled “Microbial production of Biosurfactant”   in a National conference on “Advances in Environmental Biotechnology for sustainability”Organized by Department of Biotechnology Alvas College Modbidri,In assaociation with Karnataka State Pollution control Board Mangalore.Feb 6-7, 2015

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