HIGHLIGHTS

Faculty Centric

WORKSHOP 2018

Dr. M. Govindappa, Associate Professor attended IEEE IPR WORKSHOP 2018 on 25th August, 2018.


WORKSHOP ATTEDNDED

Ms. Supreetha K, Assistant Professor attended 4 days training, training the trainer conducted by LSSSDC at Padmashree Institute of Management and Sciences (PIMS), Bengaluru from 24th – 27th July, 2018.


RECEIVED LIFE MEMBERSHIP FROM SOCIETY FOR BIOTECHNOLOGISTS (INDIA)

Dr. Sinosh Skariyachan, Associate Professor received Professional Body & Life membership
Number: Scientific Body-Society for Biotechnologists (India), L-912 on 10th July 2018.


SYMPOSIUM ATTEDNDED

Ms. Supreetha K, Assistant Professor attended one day symposium on Molecular Medicine and oncology at Kidwai Cancer Institute on 9th July, 2018.


AWARD

Dr. Sinosh Skariyachan, Associate Professor received Outstanding Faculty Award in Science Biotechnology) from Centre for Advanced Research and Design, Vinus International Foundation (VIFA) at 4th Contemporary Academic Meet-CAM-2018 on 07th July 2018.

Outstanding Faculty Award in Biotechnology -2018

  • Name of the Faculty: Dr. Sinosh  Skariyachan
  • Designation: Associate Professor
  • Award: Outstanding Faculty Award in Science (Biotechnology)
  • Date: 07 July 2018
  • Award received from: Centre for Advanced Research and Design, Vinus International Foundation (VIFA).

Grants

Sl. No. Title of the Project Principal Investigator Sponsoring Agency Amount (Rs.)
1 Discovery and classification of new Tardigrade Species found in Indian Biodiversity hot spots Dr. Shinomol George K DBT, Government of India 8.0 lakhs

ENDOPHYTIC FUNGI SEQUENCE IS RELEASE BY NCBI

Title: Penicilliumsimplicissimum isolate VANDSG internal transcribed spacer 1, partial sequence; 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene and internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence, and large subunit ribosomal RNA gene partial sequence
Authors: Dimple P, Akshatha B. S, Namratha m N, Vishaka A, Saroja R. N, Govindappa M


Publon Peer Review Award-2018 -World's Top 1 % of Reviewer in Biology & Biochemistry in 2017-18 year

Dr. Sinsoh Skariyachan, Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology has received the Publon Peer Review Award-2018. Publon Peer Review Awards is given for placing 1 % top of the reviewers in Biology & Biochemistry on Publon’s global reviewer database, determined by the number of peer review reports performed during the 2017-2018 award year. Publon Peer Review awards honor the elite contributors to scholarly peer review and editorial pursuits internationally. Recipients have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to protecting the integrity and accuracy of published research in their field.


Outstanding Reviewer Award from Elsevier

Dr. Sinsoh Skariyachan, Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology has received the outstanding reviewer status from a peer reviewed prestigious journal entitled Informatics in Medicine Unlocked published by Elsevier. Those reviewers, who are in the top 10th percentile in terms of the number of quality reviews completed within two years for that journal, are awarded Outstanding Reviewer status.


NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Name of the faculty:  Dr. Rajeswari N,Associate Professors, Department of Biotechnology

Title : Recent Advances in Applied Biological Sciences (RAABS)” organised by the Department of

Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong-793022.


MEETING TO INITIATE INDIAN WOMEN SCIENTIST ASSOCIATION (IWSA) ADHOC BRANCH IN BANGALORE

Name of the faculty:  Dr. Rajeswari N,Associate Professors, Dept of Biotechnology
Venue: Departmentof Biotechnology, BMS College of Engineering, bull temple road, Bangalore
Date: 14thMay 2018 time: 4:00 pm


JURY MEMBER IN STATE LEVEL PROJECT EXHIBITION AND COMPETITIONS

Name of the faculty: Dr. Rajeswari N, Dr. SinoshSkariyachan, Associate Professors, Dept of Biotechnology Program: Srishti-Engineering Students Project Exhibition and Competitions held at DSCE, Bengaluru Event: Competitions: Students Technical Paper Presentation Stream G: Biotechnology Date: 22 May 2018


FACULTY PARTICIPATED AT 41st SEREIS OF KSCST PROJECT PRESENTATION -2018

Dr. M. Govindappa, Associate Professor and Ms. Manasa V Anand, Assistant Professor attended KSCST phase 2 project presentation at Sri Venkateshwara College of Engg., Bengaluru on 25th May, 2018.

Seven Days Faculty Development Programme-2018

Seven Days Faculty Development Programme on “Recent Advances in Nanotechnology for Sustainable World-2018” Jointly Organized by Department of Biotechnology Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Dayananda Sagar University, Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI), Bengaluru Chapter, Centre for Incubation, Innovation, Research & Consultancy, Jyothy Institute of Technology on 19-26 June 2018. More than 40 faculty members and researchers across Karnataka state were participated for the program. Dr. Prayoosh Shukla, General Secretary of AMI & Professor & Head, MDU, Rohtak was the Guest of Honour in the inauguration program and he has delivered the key note address. Dr. A.N.N. Murthy (Hon. Vice Chancellor, Dayanada Sagar University, Bangalore), Dr. C. P. S. Prakash (Principal, Dayanada Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore), Dr. Krishna Venkatesh (Director-CIIRC, Jyothi Institute of Technology, Bangalore) were the chief guest for the inauguration program. The program comprised of fifteen scientific sessions by the experts from various aspects of Nanotechnology and allied disciplines, one day industrial visit CIIRC, Jyothi Institute of Technology and One day brain storming session at Centre for Innovation and Leadership, DSCE, Bangalore. The program was one of the outstanding events and benefited all the participants with the recent trends in nanotechnology and allied disciplines. Dr. Kiran S ( Head, Dept of Biotechnology, DSCE), Dr. Sunil S More (Dean, School of Basic and Applied Sciences, DSU) were the chairs of the program. Dr. N. Rajeswari, Dr. Govindappa and Dr. Sinosh Skariyachan (Associate Professors, Dept of Biotechnology, DSCE) were the organizing secretaries for the program.


DBT GRANT TO FACULTY

Sl. No. Name of the Principal Investigator Project Title Amount Sanctioned Rs.
1. Dr. M. Govindappa Associate Professor Rapid screening of cytotoxic natural products from endophytic fungi to find anticancer agents 8,00,000

WORKSHOP

Dr. M. Govindappa, Associate Professor participated in the orientation workshop on Foldscope organized by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India at New Delhi on 16 – 17 April, 2018.


AWARD BY VENUS INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION

“Distinguished Woman in Science (Specialization - Biotechnology)” of the Venus International Women Awards-VIWA 2018, Chennai, India during the 3rd Annual Women's Meet - AWM 2018.
Award: Women Achiever Award
Faculty: Dr. N. Rajeswari, Associate Professor
Date: 3rd March, 2018.


POSTER PRESENTATION IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Conference: Nanomaterials and their applications at University of Mysore

Title of the Paper: Characterization antibacterial antioxidant antidiabetic anti-inflammatory and
antityrosinase activity of green synthesized silver nanoparticles using calophyllum to mentosum
leaves extract.
Organizers: UGC – CPEPA, UPE and DST – Purse programmes
Dates: 1 – 2 March, 2018
Faculty: Dr. M. Govindappa, Associate Professor

PAPER PRESENTATION

  • Event : MARINA ’17, 10th National Conference on “Bioprospecting-Indian Perspectives, Challenges and Opportunities”.
  • Name of the Faculty : Dr. M. Govindappa, Associate Professor, Ms. Arpitha B.M, Assistant Professor, Ms. Bhanu Revathi K, Assistant Professor, Ms. Manasa V Anand, Assistant Professor
  • Date : 28th December, 2017

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

Event: Faculty Development Programme on Research Methodology

Date: 18.11.17 and 19.11.17

Organizer;  Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering

Faculty participation:

Ms. Arpitha B. M, Assistant Professor, Ms. Bhanu Revathi K, Assistant Professor

Ms. Manasa V Anand, Assistant Professor Ms. Supreetha K, Assistant Professor.


DELEGATE

Event: Bengaluru Tech Summit

Name of the Faculty: Dr. Ishtapran Sahoo, Assistant Professor

Date: November 17, 2017

The summit provided for extensive talk sessions and panel discussion on emerging topics in both IT and BT. The event also allowed for poster presentation by engineering students and Dr. Ishtapran Sahoo had a poster co-authored by Mr. Yashas Devasurmutt and Dr. Govindappa M at the summit. It was an excellent platform to network with industry leaders and young entrepreneurs.


POSTER PRESENTATION

  • Event: AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics at Pennsylvania Convention Centre, Philadelphia, PA
  • Research Scholar: Ms. Madhuri G S Aithal, Department of BE Biotechnology
  • Title: Role of Promoter Methylation in regulation of Notch4 and JAG2 Gene Expression in Human Glioblastoma
  • Guide: Dr. N. Rajeswari, Associate Professor, Department of BE Biotechnology
  • Date: 26 October, 2017 – 30 October, 2017

Event: Research work findings presentation at European Society of Medical oncologists (ESMO) Asia 2017 Congress, Singapore
Name of Faculty: Dr N Rajeswari. Associate Professor
Title: Formalin Fixed Paraffin Embedded Tissue Samples- Potential Valuable Resource for Molecular Analysis in Medical Research.
Date: 17/11/2017-19/11/2017


ORAL PRESENTATION

  • Event : International Conference on Biotechnology  and Healthcare
  • Title : Bionanoparticles from Bacopa monnieri and its Propensity in Ameliorating Acrylamide Induced Neurotoxicity: Involvement of Glutathione - In vitro and In silico 
  • Student Name: Sanjana N P
  • Guide: Dr. Shinomol George K
  • Date: 26-27 October, 2017

WORKSHOP

  • Event: Training in workshop on Next generation sequencing related to Oncology Jointly
  • organized by School of life Sciences and Thermo Fisher Scientific (USA)
  • Name of the Faculty: Dr. K.M.Kumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology
  • Date: 6-8 November,2017

WORKSHOP

Dr. Sinsoh Skariyachan, Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology has received the outstanding reviewer status from a peer reviewed prestigious journal entitled Journal of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology on November 2017. Those reviewers, who are in the top 10th percentile in terms of the number of quality reviews completed within two years for that journal, are awarded Outstanding Reviewer status.


Faculty Attended FDP - Know your intellectual property rights

  • Faculty attended: Ms. Supreetha K
  • Designation: Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology
  • Duration of the program: 2 days
  • Date: 28 -29 December 2017
  • Sponsors of the program: DST- TIFAC, Govt of India
  • Host Institution: Oxford College of Engineering, Bengaluru.

Faculty Attended Refresher Course in Plant genetic Engineering:

Faculty attended: Ms. supreetha K
Designation: Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology
Duration of the program: 2 weeks
Date: 06 -18 November 2017

Sponsors of the program

  • Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore,
  • Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi
  • The National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad.

Host Institution: Vivekananda College of Arts and Sciences for Women, Tiruchengode
Description:

Ms. supreetha K, Assistant Professor, Dept of BT, DSCE was selected among 200 applicants from across India, for a fully sponsored 2 weeks ‘Refresher Course in Innovations in Genetics and Plant Breeding with special reference to Biotic and abiotic Stress'. It was an excellent opportunity to learn Plant Genetic Engineering techniques from the experts in the field; the program provided ample hands-on experience with special lectures by eminent scientists.


Faculty Attended Refresher Course on Advances in molecular Biology:

Dr. Shinomol George K, Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology attended the 15 day Science Academies’ Refresher course on ‘Advances in molecular Biology’ organized by Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru from 8-22 December, 2017 at Department of Microbiology and cell Biology.


Funded projects received by faculty members

  • Dr. Saroja N Rao: DBT project under Call for proposal (PI) 25 Lakhs (2017).
  • Dr. Saroja N Rao: DBT BIOCARe project (PI) 35.6 Lakhs (2014).
  • Dr. Shinomol George K: KSCST projects-INR 6000=00 (2016).
  • Dr. Sinosh Skariyachan: KSCST projects-INR 6000=00 (2016).
  • Dr. S. Kiran: DST project (CoPI) - 11.40 Lakhs (2014), Biotechnology Finishing School, Govt of Karnataka- 1 Crore (2011), NMBA-DST- 27.55 Lakhs (2007), KSCST-5000 (2015).
  • Dr. N Rajeswari: DBT project -25 Lakhs (2015), DST project -18 Lakhs (2008)
  • Dr. G. A Ravishankar: DST project (PI) - 11.40 Lakhs (2014)
  • Dr. G. S Jagannatha Rao: DBT, Women Scientist Category (Mentor)- 29 Lakhs (2014)
  • Sinosh Skariyachan: VGST project- INR 30000=00 (2011), KSCST projects-INR 5000=00 (2014), INR 8000=00 (2015).
  • Madhu HN: KSCST projects- INR 9000=00 (2012), 10000=00 (2013), 7000=00 (2015).

Other Highlights

Dr. S Kiran

  • Controller of Examinations (COE), Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering (Autonomous), Bangalore.
  • NACC Coordinator: Dayananda Sagar College of Engg., Bangalore
  • NBA Coordinator: Dayananda Sagar College of Engg., Bangalore
  • Hon. President, Association Microbiologist of India, Bangalore Chapter (2016-Present)
  • Hon. Vice-President, Association Microbiologists of India, Bangalore Chapter (2015- 2016)
  • Hon. Secretary, Association of Microbiologists of India, Bangalore Chapter (2012-2014)
  • Steering Committee, Biotechnology Finishing School (BTFS), Govt . of Karnataka (2012-Present)
  • BOE Member, VTU (2011-12).
  • BOE Member, VTU (2014-15).
  • Resource person, Edusat Programme in Food Biotechnology, VTU, Belagavi.

Dr. G. A. Ravishankar

  • Hon. President, Association Microbiologists of India, Bangalore Chapter (2012-2016)
  • Expert Member of Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi (International Division of Carbon dioxide sequestration Task Force).
  • Chairman, Board of Studies in Biotechnology, VTU, Belagavi (2013-till date).
  • Grand Medal as Life Time Achievements Award in Food Biotechnology from Society of Applied Biotechnology, India.
  • CFS-Certified Food Scientist by Institute of Food Technologists of USA (2013).
  • Deputed to Taiwan to attend Taiwan Nutraceutical Form in November 2012 to deliver invited lecture.

Dr. G. S. Jagannatha Rao

  • Adjunct Faculty at UNT Health Science Centre, Texas, USA & Richand College, and Dallas, Texas, USA.

Dr. N. Rajeswari

  • Star Achiever Award from Accenture India (2016)
  • Hon. Secretary, Association of Microbiologists of India, Bangalore Chapter (2014-2015)
  • Hon. Vice-President, Association of Microbiologists of India, Bangalore Chapter (2016- President)
  • BOE Member, VTU (2015-16)
  • International Travel Grant Fellowship: International Travel grant received from SERB, DST (Ref No. ITS/4470/2015-16) to attend International conference "EMBL Cancer Genomics Conference" held at Heidelberg, Germany from November 1-4, 2015.
  • BOE Member, VTU (2012-13)

Dr. Govindappa M

  • Editor for Journal of Diagnostics and RA journal of Applied Research.
  • Completed TWO funded projects (VTU Research grants and DST- SERB).
  • Guided FIVE students for PhD programme and SIX students perusing.
  • Conducted TWO international conference and two national conferences.

Dr. Sinosh Skariyacahan

  • Outstanding Faculty Award in Biotechnology (2018): Centre for Advanced Research and Design, Vinus International Foundation.
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award (2017). Journal of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology (Elsevier)
  • Young Scientist Award from Association of Microbiologists of India (2016)
  • Travel Grant from Association of Microbiologist of India (2016)
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award (2016). Journal of Molecular Catalysis. B, Enzymatic (Elsevier)
  • BOE Member, VTU (2016-17)
  • BOE Member, Calicut University, Kerala (2011- Present).
  • Editorial Board Member for International Journals: Informatics in Medicine Unlocked (Elsevier), Journal of Microbial & Biochemical Technology, American Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, American Journal of Food Science and Nutrition, EC Microbiology (ECronicon)
  • Young Investigator Award from India and South East Asia from International Society for Infectious Disease (2016)
  • Travel Grant Award from International Society for Infectious Disease (2016)
  • Young Scientist (Organizers) Award Presentation-Association of Microbiologist of India (2015)
  • Travel Grant Award from American Society for Microbiology (2014)
  • Hon. Secretary, Association of Microbiologists of India, Bangalore Chapter (2016- Present)
  • Hon. Treasurer, Association of Microbiologists of India, Bangalore Chapter (2014-2016)
  • Resource person, Edusat Programme in Food Biotechnology, VTU, Belagavi.
  • Content Reviewer, E-Content Development in Bioinformatics, UGC Sponsored Project, EMMRC, Calicut University, Kerala (2012-Present)

Dr. Shinomol George

  • DST-women scientist program (WOS-A) fellowship (2010-2013)
  • IBRO travel grants to attend ‘Japanese Neuroscience Society Meeting (2015).
  • Editorial Board member-Indian Journal of Nutritio, International Journal of Therapeutic Applications

Dr. Saroja N Rao

  • CSIR Foreign Travel Grant : International travel grant received from CSIR (Ref No PFA/1941/16-HRD.) to attend International conference "EMBO Conference on Tuberculosis (2016)

Awards/ Recognition/Honor by faculty for the presentation of their research works

  • Dr. Sinosh Skariyachanreceived the Young Scientist Award from Association of Microbiologists of India in Medical Microbiology (2016)
  • Dr. Sinosh Skariyachanreceived Travel Grant from Association of Microbiologists of India (2016)
  • Dr. N. Rajeswari received Star Achiever Award' from Accenture India (2016)
  • Dr. Saroja N RaoFirst Prize for paper presentation DBT Sponsored National Conference on Emerging Trends in Plant Science (2016)
  • Dr. N. Rajeswari received International Travel Grant Fellowship from SERB, DST (2015)
  • Dr. Sinosh Skariyachan won Young Investigator Award from India and South East Asia from International Society for Infectious Disease (2016)
  • Dr. Sinosh Skariyachan won Travel Grant Award from International Society for Infectious Disease (2016)
  • Arpitha BM, Sinosh Skariyachan and Dr. N. Rajeswari: Best Poster award, Metabolomics-2015, Institute of Science, Bangalore (2015).
  • Sinosh Skariyachan: Best Project Guide Award: 37th Annual meeting and Student Projects Programme, Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (2014).
  • Sinosh Skariyachan: Best Poster Award: AICTE Sponsored National conference on recent advances, career prospects and entrepreneurial opportunities in Bioengineering and Biotechnology (2014).
  • Sinosh Skariyachan, Dr. N. Rajeswari and Dr. S. Kiran: Special Recognition Award for Poster, 13th Bangalore India by Vision Group on Biotechnology, Govt of Karnataka (2013).
  • Sinosh Skariyachan and Dr. N. Rajeswari: Best Research Paper Award, 33rd Annual Conference of Environmental Mutagen Society of India- Radiation Biology & Health Sciences Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Trombay, (2013).
  • Sinosh Skariyachan and Dr. G. S. Jagannatha Rao: Best Poster Award, UGC and DBT sponsored National conference on computational biology (2012).
  • Sinosh Skariyachan: Best Paper Award and Best Poster Award, National conference on green technology Sponsored by KSPCB, Govt of Karnataka & VTU (2012).

 

Student Centric:

DSCE-Open Day-Final Year Student Project Exhibition

Date : 21stMay, 2018
Guest : Dr. RajaniKantha R & D Head, SciGenomics

Sl. NO Title of the Project Guide and Co guide Participants Award Photo
1 Application of novel therapeutic candidates against multi-drug resistant Acinetobacterbaumannii – a priority I pathogen by WHO: insight from structure-based virtual screening and in vitro studies Dr. SinoshSkariyachan (Guide) Dr. S. Kiran (Co-guide) Aditi G Muddebihalkar, Bindu U, Vaishnavi B, Bindu U, DaniyaEram Best Project Presentation

2 Application of ginger and microalgae in the bioremediation of chromium contaminated Bangalore lakes abd amelioration of oxidative stress in zebrafish model. Guide: MrsBhanuRevathi k Co Guide: DrShinomol George Aishwarya.S.R N.Bhagyashree Best Innovative Project

3 Production of mycodiesel from cost effective hydrocarbons of endophytic fungal species of Pongamia and Jatropha Guide: DrGovindappa M Co Guide: MrsManasa V Anand ZoyaNoorain Archana.T Best Project with social relevance

4 Bioprospecting of Garciniaindicafor its medicinal properties Guide: Ms. Supreetha K Co Guide: Dr. Kiran S Shivathmika M, Rashmi K R Jhansi C A, Supriya S L Best project award


STUDENT HAS WON AWARDS IN DIFFERENT EVENTS

Sl.No Event Participants Title Prize Photo
1. Poster presentation in National Conference on Science, Engineering and Management (NCSEM 2k18) at The Oxford College of Engineering on 24th & 25th May, 2018. Shivathmika M Rashmi K R,Jhansi C A Supriya S L Guide: Ms. Supreetha K Co Guide: Dr. Kiran S In vitro and in vivoanti inflammatory activity of Garciniaindica 1st prize

2. Poster Presentation at Srishti-Engineering Students Project Exhibition and Competitions held at DSCE, Bengaluru on 21-23rd May 2018 Spoorthykashyap, KauserBanu, Hrishikesh and Vignesh Guide: Dr. Rajeswari N Co Guide: Ms. Supreetha K Evaluation of antilipase activity of Crateavanurvala using Zebra fish (Daniorerio) as a model 1st Prize

3. Technical Presenation – Chemical Engineering Stream at Srishti-Engineering Students Project Exhibition and Competitions held at DSCE, Bengaluru 21-23rd May 2018 Deepthi B Lavanya C SanjuktaMazumdar Sushravya Shetty Synthesis of nanocogugate of Elaeocarpussphaericus and assessment of its antimicrobial, antiproliferative and anticancer properties 2nd Prize -
4. Best Innovative Projectat Srishti-Engineering Students Project Exhibition and Competitions held at DSCE, Bengaluru 21-23rd May 2018 ZoyaNoorain Archana.T Production of mycodiesel from cost effective hydrocarbons of endophytic fungal species of Pongamia and Jatropha 1st Prize


STUDENT PARTICIPATION IN DIFFERENT EVENTS

Sl.No Event Participants Photo
1. One day Workshop on Assessment of anti inflammatory activity of plant extract on Wistar rats at Government College of Pharmacy, Bengaluru on 4th May, 2018. Ms. Supreetha K, Shivathmika M Rashmi K R, Jhansi C A Supriya S L

2. KSCST Phase 2 Project Presentation 2018 at Sri Venkateshwara College of Engg., Bengaluru on 25th May, 2018 ZoyaNoorain Archana.T Vaishnavi Shreya -

BiSEP STUDENTS PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENTS

Sl.No Event Participants Title Photo
1. Poster presentation in National Conference on Science, Engineering and Management (NCSEM 2k18) at The Oxford College of Engineering on 24th & 25th May, 2018. MadevagoudaShivanagoudra Sanoj Mohan B SowmyaNarsipur Guide: Ms. Supreetha K Co Guide: Dr. Kiran S Detection of polymorphic SSR markers and evaluating Parental inheritance in F1 and F2 population

2. Poster presentation in National Conference on Science, Engineering and Management (NCSEM 2k18) at The Oxford College of Engineering on 24th& 25th May, 2018. AnjalySukumaran Chaya Y A Vineetha K U Guide: Ms. Supreetha K Co Guide: Dr. Kiran S Investigation of cry proteins in Bt cotton hybrids and genetic purity assessment through electrophoretic techniques

3. Poster presentation in National Conference on Science, Engineering and Management (NCSEM 2k18) at The Oxford College of Engineering on 24th& 25th May, 2018. Kaveri P N Manjula R Rakesh C N Guide: Ms. Supreetha K Co Guide: Dr. Kiran S Evaluation of genetic purity of hybrids in chilli using SSR markers

4. Poster presentation in National Conference on Science, Engineering and Management (NCSEM 2k18) at The Oxford College of Engineering on 24th& 25th May, 2018. Dimple Popli Guide: Dr. Govindappa M Identifying the cytotoxic low molecular weight proteins and phytochemicals from different endophytic fungi of Loranthusmicranthusin vitro and in silico studies

5. Industry visit to Metahelix life Sciences, Bengaluru on 17th May, 2018 BiSEP students Organizer: Ms. Supreetha K  


NATIONAL CONFERENCE

  • Ms. Zoya Noorain 8th Semester Won 1st Prize in poster presentation in National conference “Emerging Trends in production of Biofuels and their impact on Global Economy (ETPBIGE)” on 27 - 28 July, 2018 held at Christ (Deemed to be University).
  • Ms. Vaishnavi Coneti, 8th Semester presented poster in National conference “Emerging Trends in production of Biofuels and their impact on Global Economy (ETPBIGE)” on 27 - 28 July, 2018 held at Christ (Deemed to be University).

NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BIODIVERSITY AND BIOPROSPECTING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT-2018

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

  • Title: Efficacy of silver bio-nanoparticles on clinical isolated bacterial strain.
  • Students: Puneet, Srishti, Zufeshan
  • Guide: Dr. Shinomol George K
  • Title: Bioprospecting of Bacteria for nitrile degradation isolated from polluted lakes of Bengaluru
  • Students: Rajeshwari .P, Thara.D, Sachin .S, Santosh Biradar
  • Guide: Ms. Supreetha K, Co Guide: Dr. S. Kiran

POSTER PRESENTATION IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Conference: Nanomaterials and their applications at University of Mysore

  • Title of the Poster: Rasabaale fruit peel biosynthesized silver nanoparticles possess in invitro anti diabetic activity.
    Organizers: UGC – CPEPA, UPE and DST – Purse programmes
    Dates: 1 – 2 March, 2018
    Student: Ms. Thanuja .V

  • Title of the Poster: Synthesis, characterization and anti inflammatory activity of silver nano particles sythesised from fleshy mesocarp of pommagranate.
    Organizers: UGC – CPEPA, UPE and DST – Purse programmes
    Dates: 1 – 2 March, 2018
    Student: Ms. Tejashree .S

The following are the students participated in the above conference
Ms. Sanjukta Mazumdar
Ms. Lavanya .C
Ms. Deepthi .B
Ms. Sushravya Shetty


1st AND 2nd PRIZE IN NATIONAL LEVEL TECHNICAL SYMPOSIUM

NAME OF THE SYMPOSIUM: ACHIEVEMENT – TORQ 7.0

DATE: 22 – 23 MARCH, 2018

PRIZE: 1st Prize in Poster Presentation

Student: Zoya Noorain

PRIZE: 2nd Prize in Poster Presentation

Student: Vaishnavi Coneti, Shreya Jayyam


NATIONAL LEVEL TECHNICAL SYMPOSIUM

NAME OF THE SYMPOSIUM: ACHIEVEMENT – TORQ 7.0

DATE: 22 – 23 MARCH, 2018

PRIZE: 1st Prize in Arm wrestling (girls)

Student: Zoya Noorain


2ND PRIZE IN FASHION SHOW AT FURORE, DSI

Date: 5th – 6th April, 2018
Students: Sushravya, Spoorthi, Jhansi, Zoya, Archana T, Santhosh, Naresh, Meghana, Maanya and Sohela


NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AYURVED PARVA – 2018

  • Date : 16-18 February, 2018
  • Organised by : All India Ayurvedic Congress at Sri Sri Ravishankar Ashram
  • 3RD PRIZE IN POSTER PRESENTATION
  • TITLE : BARCODES TO GENOMES – DNA BARCODING: A MODERN TOOL FOR HERBAL MEDICINE
  • Students : Spoorthi K, Supriya S L  Jhansi C A
  • Guide : Ms. Supreetha K, Co Guide: Dr. S. Kiran

NATIONAL SEMINAR

Event: "THREE-DAY NATIONAL SEMINAR ON “INNOVATION, IPR AND ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES IN BioTechnology”

Date: 29th – 31st  January, 2018 at Sir MVIT Campus, Bengaluru

Oral Presentation

Guide: Dr. Kumar K M

6th semester Students – Dharshini G and Bhushan Bagal

6th semester students – Heera V and Panchami

Poster Presentation

8th semester Students- Soumik Das, Vignesh N and Hrishikesh S

Guide: Supreetha K - 8th semester Students - Spoorthi Kashyap, Supriya S L and Jhansi C A

Guide: Dr. Kumar K M - 6th semester Students –Prinith . K, Roshini R, Lakshmi Vinta and Tejaswini V


Research Outreach Initiative Studentship (ROIS) with Rs. 16,000/- per month

  • Date: 12th January, 2018
  • Ms. Soukhya C. A, 6th Semester student has been selected for ROIS at Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences (CeNS), Bengaluru.
  • Faculty Coordinator: Dr. Govindappa M, Associate Professor

PAPER PRESENTATION

  • Event : 58th Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India & International Symposium on Microbes for Sustainable Development: Scope & Applications (MSDSA-2017) at Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, India.
  • Date : 16-19 November 2017
  • Name of the presenters: Sneha Basavaraj Challapilli, Swathi Packirisamy, BE Biotechnology graduates
  • Project guide : Dr. Sinosh Skariyachan, Associate Professor
  • Title of the paper : Disseminating the therapeutic potential of novel metabolites extracted from endosymbiotic Klebsiella and Pseudomonas sps. present in marine sponges collected from coastal areas of South India
  • Category : Molecular Microbiology

BE Biotechnology VTU Ranks 2017-18

Sl No. Name of the Student USN No. University Rank Percentage Photo
1 HemaHariharan 1DS13BT016 1 87.65% hema.jpg
2 Bindu Krishna 1D13SBT010 2 87.19% bindu.jpg
3 Apoorva S 1DS13BT006 4 86.20% apoorva.jpg
4 Vaishnavi Sneha Sridhar 1DS13BT048 7 84.72% vaishnavii.jpg

Group 1:

Conference: Bengaluru India Bio-2017 & Bengaluru Tech Summit, International symposium- Ideate, Innovate, Invent
Project Guides: Ms. Supreetha K, Assistant Professor, Dr. Kiran S, Professor& Head
Category: Poster – Walkway of Discovery
Title of the poster: Analysis of cry proteins in transgenic crops and genetic purity assesment through electrophoresis techniques
Students participated: Deepthi B, Sushravya Shetty
Organizer: Dept. of IT & BT, Government of Karnataka
Date: 16-18 November 2017

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Group 2:

Conference: Bengaluru India Bio-2017 & Bengaluru Tech Summit, International symposium- Ideate, Innovate, Invent
Project Guides: Ms. Supreetha K, Assistant Professor, Dr. Kiran S, Professor& Head
Category: Poster – Walkway of Discovery
Title of the poster: Assessment of genetic purity of chilli hybrids using molecular markers (SSR)
Students participated: Bindu U, Aditi G Muddebihalkar, Rashmi K R
Organizer: Dept. of IT & BT, Government of Karnataka
Date: 16-18 November 2017.

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Group 3:

Conference: Bengaluru India Bio-2017 & Bengaluru Tech Summit, International symposium- Ideate, Innovate, Invent
Project Guides: Ms. Supreetha K, Assistant Professor, Dr. Kiran S, Professor& Head
Category: Poster – Walkway of Discovery
Title of the poster: Identification of polymorphic SSR markers and studying Parental inheritance in F1 and F2 population
Students participated: Soumik Das, Vignesh, Hrishikesh S
Organizer: Dept. of IT & BT, Government of Karnataka
Date: 16-18 November 2017

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National Entrepreneurship Challenge by e Cell, IIT, Mumbai

Students from the Department of Biotechnology, DSCE have shortlisted as one of the top 15 teams out of 121 colleges all over India and particiapted in the National Entrepreneurship Challenge organized by e- Cell, IIT, Mumbai..

  • Date: 27-28 January 2018
  • Venue: e-Cell, IIT Mumbai
  • Students selected: Bhushan Bagal (1DS 15BT006), Priya K (1DS 15BT025), Puneet P Jain (1DS 15BT026), Shewetha Chakrabarthi (1DS 15BT036).
  • Faculy Coordinator: Dr. Sinosh Skariyacahn (Associate Professor)
  • Programs: Group Discussion, Quiz, Presentation

Biotechnology Alumni won First Prize in Zeiss Hackathon

  • Name of the graduate: Yashas Devasurmutt (2017 BE Biotechnology Passed out)
  • Event: Zeiss Hackathon organized by Carl ZEISS Group, Bangalore
  • Date: 20-21 January 2017
  • Award: First Prize with a cash prize INR 300000=00
  • Theme: Brainchild: Portable microscope with Artificial Intelligence integration

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  • Zufeshan Nahar Ali, Puneet Jain and Srishti J.Sisodia -Students of 6th Semester, BE Biotechnology actively attended the ‘10th annual conference-Karnataka Science and Technology Academy 2018’, held at Reva University, Kattigenahalli, Bengaluru, Jan 1th and 19th, 2018.
  • VTU Ranks
    Department of Biotechnology Secures FOUR University Ranks (Three for BE Biotechnology; One for M. Tech. Bioinformatics) from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka (2015-16 Academic Year)

    LIST OF RANK HOLDERS IN BE BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2015-16 :

    Sl No. Name of the Student University Rank Percentage Photo
    1. ANAGHA S SETUR 1st 90.67
    2. SHRUTI G 2nd 89.33
    3. SHREYA GOPINATH 4th 84.84

    RANK HOLDER IN M. Tech. BIOINFORMATICS FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2015-16 :

    Sl No. Name of the Student University Rank Percentage Photo
    1. ASMA PARVEEN 1st 86.83
  • Ms. Suman Kamath: First Rank in M. Tech Bioinformatics (2015-2016).
  • Ms. Naik Sowmyalaxmi Narayan:Second Rank in M. Tech Bioinformatics (2015-2016).
  • Ms. Sangeetha R: First Rank in BE Biotechnology (2015-16).
  • Ms. Subiya Sultana: Second Rank in BE Biotechnology (2015-2016).
  • Ms. S. R. Apoorva: Sixth Rank in BE Biotechnology (2015-2016).
  • Ms. Archana B. Acharya: Seventh Rank in BE Biotechnology (2015-2016).
  • Ms. Archana B. Acharya: Seventh Rank in BE Biotechnology (2015-2016).
  • Ms. Chandana Jois: Ninth Rank in BE Biotechnology (2015-2016).
  • Ms. Usha B Biradar: First Rank in BE Biotechnology (2011-12); VTU Topper among all the branches of Engineering (2011-12).
  • Ms. Rao Shruti Krishnan: Eight Rank in BE Biotechnology (2011-12).
  • Ms. Nisha GJ: First Rank in BE Biotechnology (2012-13).
  • Ms. Navya CP: Nineth Rank in BE Biotechnology (2012-13).
  • Ms. Lamiya Ali: Third Rank in BE Biotechnology (2013-14).
  • Mr. Sagar Goyal: Fourth Rank in BE Biotechnology (2013-14).
  • Ms. Disha Mohan Bangalore: Third Rank in BE Biotechnology (2014-15).

Research paper presentations & achievements by students in various conferences & symposium

  • Daniya Eram: Best Presentation Award in KIMS Model WHO – 2016 (2016).
  • Nithin HA, Siddarth Shankar RD, Jayanta Bhatta:Best Paper Award, National Conference on convergence of Science, Technology and Management (NCCSTM-2016) (2016)
  • Anagha S Setlur, Sujay Y Naik: Best Poster Award, National Symposium on Next Generation Sequencing and Microarray Data Analysis (2016)
  • Manoj Richard, Manish, Induja K: Second prize in Poster presentation, CHEMEXCEL- 15 (2015)
  • Maria Moiz Lokhenwala, Trishant T, Shweta Sreeraj: Second prize in Poster presentation, CHEMEXCEL-15 (2015)
  • Manisha Ashok, Shreya Gopinath, Sushmitha P and Raksha D: Best Poster Award, CHEMEXCEL-2015 (2015).
  • Megha M, Meghna N Kini, Kamath Manali Mukund and ALya Rizvi: Best Research Project of the Year (Biotechnology): 37th SPP program, KSCST (2014).
  • Ashwini T S and Saumya Subramaniayan: First Prize in poster competition, CHEMEXCEL-2014 (2014).
  • Suchandrima Das and Sheregar Pooja Chandrashekar: Second Prize in poster competition, CHEMEXCEL-2014.
  • Apoorva Prasanna and Sirisha PM: Invited Student Speakers: National Conference on Recent Advances, Carrier Prospects & Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Bioengineering and Biotechnology (2014).
  • Megha M, Meghna N Kini and Kamath Manali Mukund: Best Poster Award, National Conference on Recent Advances, Carrier Prospects & Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Bioengineering and Biotechnology (2014).
  • Vikram Bharadwaj KN and Jyothsna S: Invited Student Speaker, International Conference on Convergence of Science & Management in Education and Research-A Global Perspectives II Edition (2013).
  • Nisha G J: Special Recognition Award for Poster presentation, 13th Bangalore INDIA BIO (2013).
  • Akshatha Prasanna and Ballari Sen: Best Poster Award, National conference on Computational Biology, Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences (2012).
  • Priyanka L and Reshma Rao: First Prize in oral presentation in R & D category, National Conference on Green Technologies “Fight Pollution” (2012).
  • Navya Bharadwaj and Nisha Prakash: Best Poster Award, National Conference on Green Technologies “Fight Pollution” (2012).

 

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