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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.

Funded projects received by faculty members

  • 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.
  • 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

  • Young Scientist Award from Association of Microbiologists of India (2016)
  • Travel Grant from Association of Microbiologist of India (2016)
  • BOE Member, VTU (2016-17)
  • Hon. Secretary, Association of Microbiologists of India, Bangalore Chapter (2016- Present)
  • Hon. Treasurer, Association of Microbiologists of India, Bangalore Chapter (2014-2016)
  • 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)
  • Resource person, Edusat Programme in Food Biotechnology, VTU, Belagavi.
  • BOE, Calicut University, Kerala (2011- Present).
  • Content Reviewer, E-Content Development in Bioinformatics, UGC Sponsored Project, EMMRC, Calicut University, Kerala (2012-Present)
  • Editorial Board Member-American Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, American Journal of Food Science and Nutrition.

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:

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

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

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

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
  • 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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