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Mahendra Kumar Verma
Assistant Professor
Department of Bio-Technology 
R.V.R. & J.C. College of Engineering
Guntur - 522 019
Andhra Pradesh
Phone: +91-863-2288201, 09492901641, 09494414620 Ext: 170(O)
E-mail: mkv@rvrjcce.ac.in

Education:

Ph.D. from Centre for Biotechnology, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India (2009-2014 expected).
M. Tech. Biotechnology, in 2008, School of Biotechnology and Biological Sciences, West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
B.Pharma, in 2005, Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Experience
Academic:

Assistant Professor at Department of Biotechnology R.V.R. & J.C. College of Engineering, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India since November 06, 2008.
Industry
Assistant Production Engineering at ASA Biotech Pvt Ltd, HPSIDC, Baddi, Himanchal Pradesh, India for one year during 2005-2006.
Research:
Six month at School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
Four year as doctoral student at Centre for Biotechnology, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Research Projects:

Investigations on risk factors associated with vibrio based diarrheal outbreaks and molecular studies on Tox R/Tox T virulence complex with respect to risk factors in vibrio strains from north east India to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi, 2013. (Under Review).
Production optimization, Purification and Characterization of Lipases secreted by Uncultured Bacterial Isolates from the Gut of just pupated Silk Worm Larvae to University Grant Commission (UGC), New Delhi 2013. (Under Review).
Molecular investigations of expression patterns of cold shock proteins and their interaction with virulence cascade in Vibrios- Emergence of novel potent pathogenic strains to Tata Innovation Fellowship; 2014-2015 to Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. (Under Review)
Biophysical Characterization and Proteomics Studies of novel antitumor Molecule isolated and purified from Pheretima posthuma and molecular refinements for development of new generation anticancer therapeutics. Under DST Fast Track Scheme 2013. (Submitted).

PUBLICATIONS:

Books:
Subrata Kumar Dey, Mahendra Kumar Verma and Yogendra Kumar Verma, Gene therapy- Principals and applications, Cambridge University Press. Under Review 2013.
Kota Sobha, Mahendra Kumar Verma and Yogendra Kumar Verma, Essential of Nano-Bio-Technology, CRC Press, Under review 2013.
Articels:
Mahendra Kumar Verma and Kota Sobha, In-vitro Evaluation of Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of autolysed extract of the Indian earthworm Pheretima Posthuma. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences (RJPBCS) 2013, 4(4), pp 888-898. http://www.rjpbcs.com/pdf/2013_4(4)/[95].pdf. (IF 0.32).
Mahendra Kumar Verma, Francies Xavier, Yogendra Kumar Verma, Kota Sobha "Evaluation of Cytotoxic and Antitumor activity of Serine Proteases Isolated and Purified from the Indian Earthworm Pheretmia posthuma" Asian Pac J Trop Biomed 2013; 3(11): 896-901.. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3793163/. (IF 0.5). PMCID: PMC3793163.
Mahendra Kumar Verma, Yogendra Kumar Verma, Kota Sobha and Subrato Kumar Dey, Current prospects of nano-designs in Gene Delivery - Aiming New High for Efficient and Targeted Gene Therapy International Journal of Biopharmaceutics. 2013; 4(3): 145-165. http://www.ijbonline.com/abstract.php?id=128. (IF 0.83).
Mahendra Kumar Verma and Yogendra Kumar Verma, 'Conventional thrombolytics need to refine at molecular level for safe and efficient management of Cerebrovascular Disorders- an Overview, Int J Pharm Pharm Sci, Vol 5, Suppl 1, 448-454. http://www.ijppsjournal.com/Vol5Suppl1/6537.pdf. (IF 1.59). (h Index 01).
Yogendra Kumar Verma and Mahendra Kumar Verma, "CT gene modulates differential expression of chitinase gene under variant habitats in Vibrio's". Asian Pac J Trop Dis 2013; 3(1): 20-25. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2222180813600055.
Yogendra Kumar Verma and Mahendra Kumar Verma, "Earthworm- a potential source of stable and potent antimicrobial compounds- isolation, purification and characterization study" International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (IJPPS), Vol 4, Issue 4, 2012, 540-543. http://www.ijppsjournal.com/Vol4Issue4/4975.pdf. (IF 1.59).
Mahendra Kumar Verma, Yogendra Kumar Verma" New Generation Expression Host System- Aiming high for commercial production of recombinant protein" IOSR Journals- Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences 2278-3008 Volume 1, Issue (July-August 2012), PP 09-16. (DOI 10.9790/3008-0130916). http://www.iosrjournals.org/iosr-jpbs/papers/vol1-issue3/B0130916.pdf.
Mahendra Kumar Verma, KK Pulicherla, "Lumbrokinase- a potent and stable Fibrin-Specific Plasminogen Activator", International Journal of Biosciences and Biotechnology, Vol- 3 No.- 2, June2011. http://www.sersc.org/journals/IJBSBT/vol3_no2/5.pdf. (h Index 01).
International Conference:

Mahendra Kumar Verma, Dr Joydeep Mitra and Dr. P. Krishna Kanth” Habitat and Environment Triggers Emergence of new and potent strains of Vibrio cholerae” Karunya University Kerala, Dec 7-9, 2011 Innovations in free radicals Research and Experimental Therapeutics IFRRET 2011.
National Conferences:

Mahendra Kumar Verma, Dr P Krishna Kanth “PAD Gene and its polymorphs; Possible Bio-Marker for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)”Andhra Pradesh Academic of Sciences Young Scientist Convention 2011.
D Kranthi Kumar, G Suresh Babu, Mahendra Kumar Verma, Thermostable Protease –New Generation, Eco-friendly Detergent-Isolation, Purification and Characterization, UGC Sponsored 3 day National Conference – Impact of Biotechnology on the world Economy and Society Jan 24,25 2012.
Professional Training:

“Training series on Whole cell (Prokaryotic) Transmission Electron Microscopy” at WBUT Kolkata from 25 Jan -1 Feb 2008.
Three weeks hands on training from 09 – 30 April 2008 on “Commercial Plant Tissue Culture (Micro-propagation)” at West Bengal State Council of Science & Technology Kolkata.
Seminar participated:

Attended Seminar by Dr. G. Winter on Humanized Monoclonal Antibodies at WBUT Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
Attended Seminar by Dr. Atanu Basu Electron Microscopy a new field for life science at WBUT Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
Additional Achievements:

Recipient of fellowship from Department of Biotechnology, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India during M. Tech Biotechnology at School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, West Bengal University of Technology Kolkata, India.
Registered Pharmacist at Uttar Pradesh Pharmacy council, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh India since 2006 under Pharmacy Act VIII of 1948 in Indian Legislation.
Additional Responsibility:

In charge for the training and placement for the Department.
 

 

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Dr.V. P. B. Rekha,
Assistant Professor,
Department of Biotechnology,
R.V.R. & J.C. College of Engineering,
Guntur - 522 019.
Andhra Pradesh.
Email: vpbrekha@rvrjcce.ac.in
Domain Expertise: Industrial Enzymes 
Educational Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Biotechnology from the Centre for Biotechnology Acharya Nagarjuna University in the year 2011.
M.Phil. in Biotechnology from the Centre for Biotechnology, Acharya Nagarjuna University in the year 2006.
M.Sc. in Biochemistry from the Faculty of Sciences, Annamalai University in the year 2001.
B.Sc.in Biochemistry from the Faculty of Sciences, University Of Madras in the year1999.
Date of Birth: 2nd September 1978
Date of joining: 10th July 2008
Experience:
Research Experience:
Project assistant - DST sponsored research project Biochemistry Laboratory at Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, for a period of 2 years towards the Development of collagen chitosan based biomaterials that can be used in various biomedical applications.
Teaching Experience:
Total 10 years of teaching experience to Undergraduate and Postgraduate students.
Worked as Lecturer at the Department of Microbiology, Bapatla College of Arts and Science from 2004- 2005.
Worked as Lecturer at the Department of Biotechnology Bapatla Engineering college from 2005-2007.
Worked as a Lecturer at the Department of Biotechnology, RVR & JC College of Engineering, from 2008-2010.
Worked as an Senior lecturer at the Department of Biotechnology, RVR & JC College of Engineering, 2011-2012.
Presently working as Assistant Professor at the Department of Biotechnology , RVR & JC College of Engineering, 2012-till date.
Present Position:
Designation	: Assistant Professor 
Role	: Teaching and Research
Since	: July, 2008 
Research Interest: Bioprocess technology
Courses taught:
Genetics, Immunology, Microbiology, Bioethics, Biosafety and Biodiversity, Industrial Biotechnology, Plant and Animal Biotechnology, Environmental Sciences.

Research projects awarded-
DST Young Scientist Award (DST SERB)- with a Project grant of 14.8 lakhs. Project title- “Protein engineering of third generation clot specific thrombolytic agent "staphylokinase" to have N-terminal lipid modification for enhanced stability and activity” SERB/LS-953/2013 

Research Publications
V.P.B.Rekha, Mrinmoy Ghosh, Vijayanand Adapa, Sung-Jong Oh, K. K. Pulicherla, and K. R. S. Sambasiva Rao. "Optimization of Polygalacturonase Production from a Newly Isolated Thalassospira frigidphilosprofundus to Use in Pectin Hydrolysis: Statistical Approach. BioMed Research International, November 2013 IF: 2.880 (DOI. 10.1155/2013/750187)."
V.P.B.Rekha, Manideep K, Ramya LN, Mukesh Doble and K.K. Pulicherla*. "Optimization of process variables for enhancement of L-Asparaginase with reduced glutaminase productivity by statistical approach from Pectobacterium carotovorum MTCC 1428. Minerva Biotechnologica. Vol. 25 (2): 63-74, 2013. IF: 0.237. ISSN:1120-4826."
K.K. Pulicherla*, P. Suresh Kumar, K. Manideep, V.P.B.Rekha, Mrinmoy Ghosh and K.R.S. Sambasiva Rao."Statistical approach for the enhanced production of cold active ß-galactosidase from Thalassospira frigidphilosprofundus: A novel marine psychrophile from deep waters of Bay of Bengal. Preparative Biochemistry and Biotechnology. Vol.43 (8): 766-780, 2013. IF: 0.562. ISSN:1082-6068."
Mrinmoy Ghosh, K.K. Pulicherla*, V.P.B.Rekha and K.R.S. Sambasiva Rao. "Optimization of process condition for lactose hydrolysis in paneer whey with cold adaptive ß-Galactosidase from psychrophilic Thalassospira frigidphilosprofundus. International Journal of Dairy Technology. Vol. 66 (2): 256-263, 2013. IF: 1.107. ISSN: 1364-727X."
M. Ravi Kumar, M. Srinivasa Rao, K.K. Pulicherla*, Mrinmoy Ghosh, M. Hemanth Kumar, V.P.B.Rekha and K.R.S. Sambasiva Rao. "Studies on the distribution of hepatitis B and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) – theirrelation to blood groups and rhesus (Rh) factor in Guntur district ofAndhraPradesh, India. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research. Vol. 6 (1): 109-111, 2013. IF: 0.7. ISSN:0974-2441."
Mrinmoy Ghosh, KK Pulicherla*, P. Suresh Kumar,V.P.B.Rekha and K.R.S. Sambasiva Rao Thalassospira frigidphilosprofundus sp." a novel psychrophilic marine bacterium isolated from the deep sea water of Bay of Bengal. Current Scenario in Biotechnology, 570-577 (2012)."
KK. Pulicherla, K. Seetharam, Anmol Kumar, V.P.B.Rekha and KRS. Sambasiva Rao. "Cloning and High Level Expression of Recombinant Heterologous Fusion Protein SAK RGD in Methanol Inducible Pichia pastoris GS115. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences. Vol. 3 (3), 1003-1009 (2012)."
Mrinmoy Ghosh, KK Pulicherla*, V.P.B.Rekha and K.R.S. Sambasiva Rao. "Cold active ß-galactosidase from Thalassospira sp. 3SC-21 to use in milk lactose hydrolysis: A novel source from deep waters of Bay-of-Bengal pp 2859–2869, Vol. 28 (9), June 2012. World journal of microbiology and biotechnology. DOI 10.1007/s11274-012-1097-z. IF: 1.6."
Ramya LN, Mukesh Doble,V.P.B.Rekha and KK Pulicherla*. "L-Asparaginase as potent anti-leukemic agent and its significance of having reduced glutaminase side activity for the better treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology pp 2144–2159, Vol.167 (8), June, 2012. DOI 10.1007/s12010-012-9755-z. IF: 1.89."
Mrinmoy Ghosh, KK Pulicherla*, V.P.B.Rekha, G. Venkata Rao and K.R.S. Sambasiva Rao. "A Review on successive generations of streptokinase based thrombolytic agents. International J. of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 4 (3), 38-42 (2012). IF: 0.38."
Ramya LN, Mukesh Doble, V.P.B.Rekha and KK Pulicherla*." In silico engineering of L-Asparaginase to have reduced Glutaminase side activity for effective treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Journal of Pediatric hematology/Oncology 33 (8) 617-621 (Dec., 2011). IF: 1.03 ."
KK Pulicherla*, A Krishna Satya, V.P.B.Rekha, GS Gadupudi, J Peravali and KRS Sambasiva Rao; "Studies on cloning and economic production of recombinant Streptokinase in a novel osmotically inducible E.coli GJ1158, International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology. Vol. 4, No. 1 (2010)."
P. Jawahar Babu, KK Pulicherla*,V.P.B.Rekha, R. Nelson, and KRS Sambasiva Rao; "Studies on designing, Construction, Cloning and Expression of a novel synthetic antimicrobial peptide, Current Trends in Biotechnology and Pharmacy. Vol 2 (2), 334-340 (2008). "
Research Publications Communicated -3

Seminars/Conferences/Symposia/Workshops Attended
AICTE sponsored Faculty Development Programme on “Modeling and Simulation for Rapid Progress in Chemical Engineering organized by DChE, RVR & JCCE,15th to 16th July, 2011."
"National workshop on Fermentation Technology organized by Department of Biotechnology, Acharya Nagarjuna University -March 14th, 2011."
"National Level Seminar on "3D-Structure determination of drug molecule, Molecular modeling and Drug design”, at R.V.R&J.C CE sponsored by AICTE, Govt. of India, during 15th to 17th April, 2010."
"International Symposium on Emerging Trends in Biomedical and Nano biotechnology: Relevance to Human health Organized by DBT, ANU, Guntur19th Oct, 2009 ."
"Faculty development program on ”Advanced Molecular Biology Techniques” organized by Department of Biotechnology, Acharya Nagarjuna University – 1st -7th Oct-2009."
"International symposium on Frontiers in Genetics and Biotechnology: Retrospect and Prospect Organized by Osmania University Jan, 2006."
Wound Con-An International Conference on at Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), Chennai, Tamil Nadu ,Jan 2003.
Attended the Guest lecture on Cell Cycle and Regulation by Sir Richard Timothy Nobel Laureate in physiology and medicine for the year 2001 at Anna University Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Attended an Orientation Programme on "NMITLI- Biotechnology for Leather" at Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI- CSIR), Chennai from 18-22 Oct. 2002.
LERIG -2002 at Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI-CSIR), Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
LERIG -2001 at Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI-CSIR), Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Membership of Professional Bodies/Organizations:
Member of the Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy (ABAP).
Member of the Society of Biological Chemists (SBC).
Member of the Board of Studies in Biotechnology,RVR& JC College of Engineering (A).
Member of the Institutional Biosafety committee(IBSC) RVR&JC College of Engineering (A).
Member of the Institutional Ethics Committee (IEC) RVR& JC College of Engineering (A).
 

 

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Name:                        Mr.Rama Krishna GVS 
Designation:            Assistant Professor
Contact Address:   Department of Biotechnology
R.V.R. & J.C. College of Engineering
Chowdavaram-522019,
Guntur-Dist,
Andhra Pradesh
Phone: 0863-2288254
Mobile: 0 94911 86246 
Email: ramakrishna [at] rvrjcce.ac.in
Education:
Ph.D. in Biotechnology from Acharya Nagarjuna University (pursuing from 2012).
M. Tech. in Biotechnologyfrom Anna University, Chennai, 2002-2004.
B. Tech. in Chemical Engineeringfrom NIT, Warangal, 1997-2001.
Diploma in Chemical Engineering from S.B.T.E & T, A.P, 1992-1996
Teaching Experience:
Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, R.V.R. &J.C.College of Engineering,Guntur, A.P, August, 2012 to till date.
Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, R.V.R. &J.C.College of Engineering,Guntur, A.P, July 2012 to August, 2012.
Senior Lecturer, Department of Biotechnology, R.V.R. &J.C.College of Engineering,Guntur, A.P, October, 2007 to July 2012.
Lecturer, Department of Biotechnology, Bapatla Engineering College,Bapatla, A.P, October, 2004- October, 2007.
Lecturer, Department of Biotechnology, A.K.College of Engineering,Krishnankoil, T.N, July, 2004- October, 2004.
Research Interests:
My research interests include Systems Biology, Bioreactor Design, Bioseparations, Metabolic Flux Analysis, Elementary Mode Analysis, etc.
Publications:
V.S.R.K.Ganduri, S.Ghosh, P.R.Patnaik "Mixing control as a device to increase PHB production in batch fermentations with co-cultures of Lactobacillus delbrueckii and Ralstoniaeutropha", Process Biochemistry(Impact Factor: 2.414), January 2005, pp: 257-264.
Venkata.S.R.K.Ganduri, Sanjoy Ghosh, Pratap.R.Patnaik "Optimal mixing to improve the performance of batch and continuous fermentations with recombinant Escherichiacoli", Journal of Chemical Technology &Biotechnology (Impact Factor: 2.504), 80: 4, April 2005, pp: 361-370.
Seminars/Workshops/Short-term programs attended
National Workshop on "Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of Bioprocesses", organized by Department of Biotechnology, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, during 08-10, November, 2013.
AICTE sponsored National Seminar (FDP) on "Modeling and Simulation for Rapid Progress in Chemical Engineering", organized by Department of Chemical Engineering, R.V.R. & J.C. College of Engineering, Guntur, from 15-16 July, 2011.
Awareness program on "Intellectual Property Rights", organized by Ministry of Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India, on 11th February, 2011.
Short Term Course (STC) on “Biotechnology & Biochemical Engineering”, organized by Department of Applied Sciences, National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training & Research (NITTTR), Chandigarh, during 17-21November 2008.
Short- Term Training program (ISTE-STTP) on “Applications of Process Simulators in Chemical Engineering” organized by Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, during 02-07 June 2008.
Workshop on “Structural & Computational Biology”, organized by Department of Biotechnology, K.L. College of Engineering, Vaddeswaram, Guntur, on 23rd January 2008.
National Workshop (Chemical & Biotechnology Faculty Development Programme) on “Aspen Plus and Modeling” organized by Department of Chemical Engineering, R.V.R. & J.C. College of Engineering, Guntur, from 5-7 November, 2007.
National Workshop on “Bioinformatics Resources on miRNA and siRNA”, organized by Bioinformatics Center, Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), Chandigarh, from 14-17 November, 2006.
Workshop on “Biotechnology & Bioseparations”, under TEQIP Networking with S.V.U.C.E, Tirupati, organized by Department of Chemical Engineering, Ananthapur (A.P), from 16-18 February, 2006.
National Seminar on “Bioprocess & Production Technologies” organized by Center for Biotechnology, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur (A.P), from 21-23 December, 2004.
 

 

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Dr. K.Sobha

Associate Professor 
Phone: . +91-863-2288201 Ext. 260 
E-mail: sobhak66@gmail.com

Education
Ph. D. in the faculty of Life sciences, Nagarjuna University, in the year 1995.
M.Tech. in Biotechnology (Gold Medalist) from Anna University in the year 2005
M.Sc. and M. Phil. In Zoology from Andhra University (1988) and Nagarjuna University (1992)
M. Ed. From Annamalai University (Distance Education) in the year 1993.
Date of Birth: 12.01.1964
Date of Joining: 01.10.2007
Teaching experience: 25+ years
Research experience: 16 years
Other Qualifications:
Qualified CSIR-UGC Joint JRF examination in March, 1988 and was awarded CSIR Fellowship (JRF & SRF) from October 1988 to September 1993.
Qualified GATE examination in Life Sciences in February, 2003 with a Percentile of 90.4.
Qualified in JNU - Entrance examination for admission into M. Tech. and Joined M. Tech. (Biotechnology) program with the student fellowship at Anna University.
Experience
Academic
Presently Working as Associate Professor in the Department of Biotechnology, RVR & JC College of Engineering from October 1st 2007 till date. (ANU Selection)
Joined as Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biotechnology, Bapatla College of Engineering in June, 2005 and was Promoted as Assistant Professor in the same Department with effect from 1st August, 2006. (ANU Selection).
Worked as Post Graduate Teacher in Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan from 1994 to 2003.
Worked as Teaching Assistant in the Department of Zoology for M. Sc. (Zoology) and M.Sc. (Environmental Sciences) for one academic year i.e., 1993 to 1994.
Taught M.Sc. (Zoology) students at Acharya Nagarjuna University during the period from October 1988 to September 1993.
Worked as Part-time Lecturer in Zoology at GVR & S Degree College for Girls and Siddhartha College for Boys for one academic year during 1988.
Research
CSIR - SRF, Zoology, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, 1990-1993
CSIR - JRF, Zoology, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, 1988-1990
Research Interests
Molecular genetics of Diseases
Industrial Biotechnology
Genetic Engineering
Protein Engineering
Aquaculture
Neuroendocrinology
National Seminars / Conferences Organized :
Convener for the three day AICTE sponsored National Seminar on " 3D - Structure determination of drug molecule, molecular modeling and drug design" during 15th to 17th April, 2010 and delivered theme lecture on the topic "Molecular modeling and Drug design" (Published in the Proceedings).
National / International Symposia / Conferences attended:
Dr. K. Sobha, Assistant Professor, National Workshop on "Design of Experiments and Operational Research" organized by Department of Statistics, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur (under SAP) on 8th and 9th December, 2011.
Dr. K. Sobha, Assistant Professor, "UGC, APPCB & APCOST sponsored National Seminar on "Youth towards New Trends in Biotechnology" organized by Maris Stella College, Vijayawada on 26th and 27th August, 2011.
International Conference on Biodiversity and Aquatic Toxicology, organised by the Department of Zoology, Acharya Nagarjuna University during 12th to 14th February, 2011.
State Level Conference on Research Methodology in Animal Sciences, organized by PR degree and PG college, Kakinada during 29th and 30th November, 2010.
International Symposium on Emerging Trends in Biomedical and Nanobiotechnology: Relevance to Human Health organized by the Departments of Biotechnology and Nanotechnology at Acharya Nagarjuna University during 19th - 21st December 2009.
National Seminar on Recent Trends in Life Sciences for Human Welfare - Organized at A.C. College, Guntur - 11th and 12th September, 2009.
National Seminar on Tourism - A Catalyst in Economic Development - Organized at A.C. College, Guntur- 24th & 25th October, 2008.
National Conference on Stem Cell Research - organized by the Department of Biotechnology, Acharya Nagarjuna University during 15th - 16th December, 2006.
National Symposium on Recent Trends in Biochemistry-organized by the department of Biochemistry at T.J.P.S. College, Guntur - 22nd December 2006.
International Symposium on Frontiers in Genetics and Biotechnology - Retrospect & Prospect: organized by Department of Genetics and Biotechnology, Osmania University & Hyderabad - 500 007; 8th to 10th January, 2006.
31st Annual Conference of the Indian Immunology Society " Trends in Infection Biology" , December 2004: Organized by the Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University, Chennai.
(Regional: 1; National: 7; International: 3)


Posters Presented:
Dr. K. Sobha, Associate Professor and Y. Prem Sai, " Prospectives of Stem cell therapy in addressing the problems of male and female infertility and assuring every couple of their own biological child", Organized jointly by KIMS Foundation and Research Centre (KFRC) and CIENCIA Pvt. Ltd. on 23rd February, 2014.
Dr. K. Sobha, Assistant Professor, "Nanoworms - Anti-Cancer Missiles", International Symposium on Emerging Trends in Biomedical and Nanobiotechnology: Relevance to Human Health(ISEBN-2009), Organized jointly by Department of Biotechnology and Department of Nanotechnology, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur during 19th - 21st December, 2009.
Dr. K. Sobha, Assistant Professor, "A study on Flavonoids as Aromatase Inhibitors Using QSAR Analysis", International Symposium on Emerging Trends in Biomedical and Nanobiotechnology: Relevance to Human Health(ISEBN -2009), Organized jointly by Department of Biotechnology and Department of Nanotechnology, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur during 19th - 21st December, 2009.
Molecular characterization of Clotting factors in Crustaceans - K. Sobha & V. Murugan; P-II:28; P. No. 69, Dt. 08.01.2006: at International Symposium on Frontiers in Genetics and Biotechnology - Retrospect & Prospect: organized by Department of Genetics and Biotechnology, Osmania University & Hyderabad - 500 007; 8th to 10th January, 2006.
Papers Presented at National Seminars/Symposia:
K. Sobha, Assistant Professor, P. Dheeraj, M. Venu Madhavi and T. Priyanka Strategies for Effective Management of Anxiety Disorder - A Life Style Disease. International Symposium on "Innovation in Free Radical Research and Experimental Therapeutics", and 5th annual convention of Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy conducted by Department of Biotechnology, Karunya University, Coimbatore during December 7-9, 2011.
obha, 2009. Diabetic Retinopathy - Causes and Drug Intervention: National Seminar on Recent Trends in Life Sciences for Human Welfare - Organized at A.C. College, Guntur - 11th and 12th September, 2009.
a K., 2008. Promotion of Ecotourism - A Vital Need of the Society: National Seminar on Tourism - A Catalyst in Economic Development - Organized at A.C. College, Guntur- 24th & 25th October, 2008.
a et al., 2006. Synthetic Anti-microbial Peptide - Design and Cloning: National Symposium on Recent Trends in Biochemistry-organized at T.J.P.S. College, Guntur - 22nd December 2006.
Research Publications:
Evaluation of Amino acid composition of Phaseolus mungo (Black gram) and Labeo rohita (Rohu) in the perspective of Human dietary requirements. K. Sobha and T. Anita Susan (July-August, 2014). Res J Pharm Biol Chem Sci., Vol. 5 (4), pp. 543-549.
Evaluation of Lipase production from A. japonicus using various vegetable oil substrates and physic-chemical factors affecting lipase activity by Response Surface Methodology. K. Sobha, N. Lalitha, A. Ratna Kumari, K.V. Rajesh and Mahendra Kumar Verma (June, 2014). International Journal of innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 3(6), pp. 13610-13621.
Evaluation of cytotoxic and anti-tumor activity of partially purified serine protease isolate from the Indian earthworm Pheretima posthuma. Mahendra Kumar Verma, Francies Xavier, Yogendra Kumar Verma, Kota Sobha (November 2013). Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 3(11), pp. 896-901. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/issues/228284/ PMCID: PMC3793163.
Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory properties of the Autolysed extract of the Indian Earthworm Pheretima posthuma after preliminary purification - an In Vitro study. Mahendra Kumar Verma and Kota Sobha (October - December, 2013). Res J Pharm Biol Chem Sci., 4(4), pp. 888-898.
Nanobiotechnology as a prospective approach for safe environmental remediation - A review A. Ratna kumari and K. Sobha (October 2013). Int J Pharm Bio Sci ., 4(4), pp. 69 - 95.
"Current Prospects of Nano-designs in Gene delivery - Aiming New High For Efficient and Targeted Gene Delivery". M. K. Verma, Y.K. Verma, K. Sobha, Subrato Kumar Dey (October 2013). International Journal of Biopharmaceutics, Vol. 4(3), pp. 145-165.
"L-Asparaginase from Microbes: A Comprehensive Review". D. Santhosh Kumar and K. Sobha (December 2012). Journal of Advances in BioResearch, Vol. 3 (4), pp. 137-157.
"Molecular characterization of bacteria Capable of organophosphate Degradation". A. Ratna Kumari, K Sobha, K Mounika, G J Nageswara Rao and M Ashok (2012). International Journal of Life Sciences, Biotechnology and Pharmacy, Vol. 1 (3), pp. 64-72.
"Biosorption of Cu2+ using animal polymers: chick and duck feathers". A. Ratna Kumari and K. Sobha (April-June, 2012). International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, Vol. 3(2), pp. 664-669.
"Toxicity & Histopathological Changes in the three Indian major carps, Labeo rohita (Hamilton), Catla Catla (Hamilton) And Cirrhinus Mrigala (Hamilton) Exposed To Fenvalerate. T. Anita Susan, K. Sobha, K.S. Tilak. (2012). International Journal of Plant, Animal and Environmental Sciences. Vol. 2 (1), pp. 18-32.
"Red gram Husk - an inexpensive substrate for optimization & production of alkaline protease by Streptomyces griseus (4734) in solid-state fermentation". A. Ratnakumari, Anusha Manne, K.Sobha (2011). Journal of applied Biosciences, 105-109, Vol. 37(2), December, 2011.
"Optimizationof Lead Adsorption Using Animal Biopolymers by Factorial Design", A. Ratnakumari, U. KiranBabu, K.Sobha (2011). International Journal of Science Innovations and Discoveries ( IJSID), Vol. 1 (3), pp. 303-319.
"Biological treatment of the sewage waste water by Immobilized Anaerobic Digester under mesophilic conditions". Meena Vangalapati, Seema Chaitanya Chippada, Sumanjali Avanigadda, Sobha Kota, Padmavathi Veernala (2011). International Journal of Bioengineering, Sciences and Technology, Vol. 2 (3), pp. 63-65.
" A Preliminary Study on Bacteriological Profile of Surgical Wounds". K. Sobha, P. Sarvani, G. Krishna Murthy(2011). Current Trends in Biotechnology and Pharmacy, Vol. 5 (4), pp. 1454-1461.
"Assay of Megesterol acetate by new spectrophotometric method in Pharmaceutical dosage form". A. Ratna Kumari, A. Rajeswari and K. Sobha (2010). Journal of Pharmaceutical Technology and Research, Vol.1(1), pp. 69-71.
" A Comparative study of Kinetics of Itaconic acid production using four species of the genus Aspergillus ". V. Meena, K. Sobha, KRS Sambasiva Rao and KM Subbarathinam (2010). International Journal of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Vol. 1 (3), pp. 165-175.
"Studies on Biochemical Changes in the tissues of Labeo rohita and Cirrhinus mrigala exposed To Fenvalerate Technical Grade". T. Anita Susan, K. Sobha, K. Veeraiah, K.S. Tilak ( October 2010). Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences, Vol. 2(5), pp. 53-62.
"Production and Activity Analysis of a Synthetic Cationic Antimicrobial Peptide Expressed from E.coli BL21 (DE3)". P. Jawahar Babu, K. Sobha, K.K. Pulicherla, K.V. Rajesh, K. Venkatesh, G. Harsha and R. Nelson (2010). Journal of Developmental Microbiology and Molecular Biology, Vol. 1 (1), pp. 65-73.
"A Comparative Study on Neurosecretory Control of Courtship-Mating in the two sexes of the Scorption, Heterometrus fulvipes (Koch)". K. Sobha (2010). ANU Journal of Natural Sciences, Vol. 2(1), pp. 63-68. (ISSN No. 09759573).
"Optimization of Hyaluronic Acid Production from Streptococcus equi sub Sps., Zooepidemicus using using Taguchi Design". K.V. Rajesh, K. Sobha, KK Pulicherla, P. Jawahar Babu, K. Venkatesh (2010). International Journal of Biotechnology and Bioengineering Research, Vol. 1(2), pp. 161-170.
"A specific and sensitive assay for Gefitinib using methods in pharmaceutical dosage forms". A. Ratna Kumari, A. Rajeswari and K. Sobha (2010). PHARMANEST, Vol. 1 (1), September - October, pp. 118-122. (ISSN Number 0976 - 3090).
"A study on acute toxicity , oxygen consumption and behavioural changes in the three major Carps, Labeo rohita (ham), Catla catla (ham) and Cirrhinus mrigala (ham) exposed to Fenvalerate". T. Anita Susan, K. Sobha, K. S. Tilak (2010). BioResearchBulletin, Vol. (1), pp. 33-40.
"Emerging Trends in Nanobiotechnology" - Standard Review. K. Sobha, K. Surendranath, V. Meena, T. Keerthi Jwala, N. Swetha and KSM Latha (2010). Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Reviews, Vol. 4(1), pp 1-12.
"Is Protein Structure Prediction Still An Enigma? A Review". K. Sobha, C. Kanakaraju and K. Siva Krishna Yadav. African Journal of Biotechnology. Vol.7 (25), 2008, pp. 4687-4693.
"Haematological parameters as an index of immune response in the heavy metal toxicant induced fish, Catla catla and Labeo rohita (Hamilton)". K. Sobha, N. Siva Prathyush, J. of Eco Toxicology and Environmental monitoring", Vol. 18(6), 2008, 629-634.
"A preliminary study of the histochemical nature of neurosecretory material in different neurosecretory cell groups of the Heterometrus fulvipes (Koch) scorpion" K Sobha, V Kotturu, GR Nagalla, VL Das. Braz. J. Morphol. Sci, 2007; 24(4), 203-207.
"A Cytological study of Neurosecretory cells in relation to Daily rhythm in the scorpion, Heterometrus fulvipes (Koch)". Sobha K, K. Veeraiah & N. Gopala Rao. Indian J. Comp. Animal Physiol., 2007: Vol. 25(1), pp. 10-19.
"Cytological study of Neurosecretion in relation to reproduction in the male scorpion, Heterometrus fulvipes (Koch)". Sobha K, Veeraiah K and Gopala Rao N. Braz. J. Morphol. Sci., 2007: 24(2), pp. 77-87.
"A Study on Biochemical changes in the fresh water fish, Catla catla (Hamilton) exposed to the heavy metal toxicant, Cadmium chloride". Sobha K, Poornima A, Harini P and Veeraiah K. Kathmandu University Journal of Science, Engineering & Technology(KUSET). Vol. 1, No. IV, August, 2007.(e-journal).
"Neurosecretion in relation to reproduction in the female scorpion, Heterometrus fulvipes (Koch)". Sobha K, K. Veeraiah & N. Gopala Rao. Indian Journal of Comparative Animal Physiology, Vol. 24(2), 2006. Pp. 84-91.
"Molecular Characterization of Clotting factors in Crustaceans - A Review". Sobha K., K. Veeraiah, V. Murugan and N. Gopala Rao. J. of Aquatic Biology, Vol.21 (2), 2006, pp. 186-195.
(National: 05 International: 26)


Book/Book Chapter(s) Authored:
K. Sobha and D. Santhosh Kumar - Chapter on "Marine Biomaterials: Role in Drug delivery and Tissue Engineering toward Biomedical applications", April 2013, pp. 633 - 656, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0564.
Memberships:
Life member of the Indian Society for Comparative Animal Physiologists (ISCAP)
Life member of Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy (ABAP)
Life member of the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)
Member of the European Federation of Biotechnology (EFB)
Guest Lectures delivered:
"Instructional Objectives and Methodology of Teaching" for young faculty members under Induction Training Program organized by ISTE faculty chapter of RVR & JC College of Engineering on 6th September, 2011.
"Recombinant DNA Technology - Cloning Vectors" - Lecture delivered for the faculty of A.C. College, Guntur, 19th June 2009.
" DNA and its way to Protein" - Lecture delivered for the benefit of students of B.Sc. (Microbiology) and B.Sc. (Biochemistry) at Bapatla College of Arts and Science in November 2006.
Research Guidance:
Registered as a Research Guide in Life Sciences under Periyar University (PRIDE) and Bharathidasan University.
Registered as Research Guide in Biotechnology at Acharya Nagarjuna University and presently guiding five research scholars.
 

 

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