Professor & Principal

Name                                                   Dr.A.NAGARATHNA
Qualification                                     MSc, BEd, MPhil, PhD
Department                                       Biotechnology & Genetics
Designation                                       Professor & Principal
Experience                                         31  Years ( Teaching ) , 22 Years (Principal & Research)

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 Key Career Achievements
  • Ramaiah College of Arts, Science and commerce got UGC Recognition of 2(f) and 12(B).
  • Under my Leadership the college has successfully got the NAAC Accreditation and ISO-9001-2008 .
  • Was responsible to introduce various new courses in the  colleges worked with.

 Research Guideship         

  •  Guided 7 students for their M.Phil and a Recognized Guide of Periyar University, PRIST University,Thanjavur and Bharthiyar University,Coimbatore

 Special Achievements

  • Conducted several Faculty development Programmes, like writing Research proposals, Writing Research paper of International Standards, Self Initiated Development, Transactional Analysis, 1 O  1 for the Faculty members.
  • Conducted Two INSPIRE Science nurture Camps, sponsored by Department Of Science and Technology, Govt. of India
  • Organised many other National and International conferences
  • Organised a National Conference on the Impact of Biotechnology in India,2007, where more than 65 Research were presented.
  • Organised a National Conference on the Challenges of Modern Biology in 2020, CHAMB,in association with the Indian Science ongress Association, Bangalore chapter, and Department of Science and Technology, Govt of Karnataka, during March 2010.

 Text Books

  • A text book on Environmental Studies for the students of Degree classes published by Subhas publication 2008.
  • A text book of Zoology for 1st year Degree students is Published  Edition 2000.
  • A text book of Environmental Biotechnology is under Publication.


  • Fellow of Society of Applied Biotechnology during 2014.
  • Won the Scientist Award in the senior category during Feb 2009.
  • Won the Certificate of Excellence for the outstanding achievement and service to society in the field of  Education and Research in Bio- Technology on Inter- National Women’s day organized by PRCI and Rotary Club South West Bangalore on 8th March 2009.

 Academic Achievements
 Journal Publications

  • Nagarjun N., Aniruddha B. S., Ashwini B. M., Mahesh K., Nagarathna Amresh and     Balasubramanian Sathyamurthy (2019) In silico studies on dengue and hantaan viral structural proteins with selected Coriander sativum L constituents,    World Journal of Advanced Healthcare Research  3(1),49-54.
  • K.R Srinivasan, Nagarathna Amresh, Balasubramanian Sathyamurthy and                          Dr. Murugan Rajadurai,  (2018) Microbial Biotrasnformation of Mercury Using a Marine Pseudomonas Putida, European Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences 5 (2), 1103-1110.
  • Sachin S, Asha Rani, Nagarathna Amresh, Murugan Rajadurai, Balasubramanian Sathyamurthy (2018), Phytochemical studies on the Methanolic Extract of Calotropis Gigantea Leaves, Indo Americal Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 5 (7), 6248-6260
  • Sushmitha H.S, Chitrali Laha Roy, Dishamoni Gogoi, Radha Devi Velagala,   Nagarathna Amresh, Balasubramanian Sathymurthy and Murugan Rajadurai (2018), Phytochemical and Pharmacological studies on Hylocereus undatus seeds, an invitro approacho, world journal of Pharaceutical  a research 7 (14), 986-1006. M. Bhavya, M. Ramya, N. Nagarjun, Nagarathna Amresh and Balasubramaniam Sathyamurthy (2018) Docking study of selected vitis vinifera seeds consitituents on dengue viral proteins. An in Silicon approach, journal of Medicinal Plants studies 6 (6), 100-105.
  • Dinesh Bhaskar, Dheyaa Shakir Mashrea, Nagarathna Amresh, Balasubramaian  Sathyamurthy (2017) Invitro Studies on the effect of Lantana Camara Linn in Liver Cancer HepG2 Cell Lines, European Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research 4 (9), 539-545.
  • Nagarathna A and Reddy, (2016) M.S, Colony strength and its performance index in different apiaris of Apis cerana. Indica,in Karnataka,India. International Journal of Current Innovation and Research, Vol 2, Issue 2,  308-311
  • Rejilal R.Nair, Dinesh Bhaskar, Khalidah Khalaf Jabbar, Nagarathna Amresh, Dr. Balasubramanian Sathyamurthy, (2017), Invitro Studies on the Effect of Zingiber Officinale Methonol Extract in Lung Cancer A549 Cell Lines, World Jounal of Pharaceutical Research 6 (15), 1097-1114.
  • A.Nagarathna and K.Kavitha, (2016)  Role of stake holders in the Quality Assurance  of higher Education Institutions. Proceedings of the National Seminar on Strengthening Transparency in Higher Educational Institutions-A Quality assurance Measure.
  • Vasanth Kumar Bhaskara, A.Nagarathna and Ajay Rana, (2015) Effect of CEP-1347 in attenuating the MLK3 protein expression in immortalized mesencephalic dopaminergic neuronal (N27) cells upon MPP+ Insult – An assessment for possible role in treating parkinson’s disease. MSR Journal of Sciences 1(2): 117-24
  • A.Nagarathna and M.S.Reddy (2014)Pollen and nectar quantification in Apis mellifera .L in different Ecohabitat , Indian Journal of Applied Research ISSN- 2249-555X, Impact factor-2.1652
  • Aishwarya and A.Nagarathna (2013) Biodegradation of Textile Azo dye using algae, Inland Water Ecology of India, Edited by Shashikanth H Majagi ISBN  9789351300700 (International Edition).
  • A.Nagarathna and M.S.Reddy (2012) Pollen Diversty in Apis mellifera and its quantification in different ecological habitats in Karnataka, India. International Journal of Scientic Writing and Research Publication Vol 2 Issue 8,Aug2012 ISSN- 2250-3153.
  • A.Nagarathna and M.S.Reddy (2010) Size of Pollen foraging population and its dynamics in Apis cerana indica and apis mellifera in different regions of Karnataka.Advances in Pollen spore Research,Vol,XXVIII (2010):17-25.
  • A.Nagarathna and M.S.Reddy (2010) Pollen Diversty in Apis cerana and its quantification in different ecological habitats in Karnataka, India. Trends in Biosciences 3 (2) 220-221 ISSN-0974-8431 NAAS rating 2.7

 Conference / Symposium/ Seminar Publications

  • Presented a paper on "Honey Industry" during 11th National Women's Science Congress from 9-11th November 2018 held at JSS College for Women, Mysuru
  • A.Nagarathna and K.S Shilpa, Explorations of Science to bring a paradigm shift to alleviate the illness of society. Proceedings of the UGC sponsored National Conference on the Evolving trends and Challenges in science education and Research- an Exploration.
  • Presented a paper on ‘Role of Benchmarking in Self Evaluation and Quality Assessment at three day conference on Benchmarking procedures and practices for Quality Enhancement in Higher education at Christ university, Bengaluru on 22- 24 November 2016.
  • Presented a paper on “Institutional Social Responsibility in Community Outreach Activities- A Case Study” on the International Social Work Conference and Students’ Meet on the Theme @ Social Work and Health: Inclusive practice, Research and Education@, Jointly organized by the De Paul School of Social Work, Kerala and James Cook University , Australia from 23 – 26th November 2016.
  • Presented a paper on Role of Stakeholders in Quality Assurance of Higher Education Institution at The UGC sponsored National Seminar on ‘Strengthening Transparency in Higher Educational Institutions on 29th January 2016 at St Joseph’s College, Bangalore.
  • Presented Paper on Explorations of Science to bring in a paradigm shift to Alleviate the illness of Society during the UGC sponsored National Conferecnce on Evolving Trends and Changes in Science Education and Research – an Exploration on 29th & 30th January 2016, Bangalore
  • Participated and presented a paper on the Topic,  Determination of size of foraging population in Apis Cerana indica and its impact on the crop productivity during the Asian Plant science Conference  held at Bhairhawa, Nepal during 1-3 November 2014
  • Participated and presented a paper on the Topic, Basic Science courses- present prospects and future challenges in the State level seminar on Quality Initiatives and Benchmarking in higher Education held in Bangalore on 26th August 2013
  • Participated and presented the paper on Best practices in Institution of Higher Education during the conference on the Evolution of Quality Assurance in Higher Education its roles, Challenges and Oppurtunities, held on Feb 27-28 2012 at Sacred Heart Degree College, Bangalore
  • Presented a paper at The National Symposium on Role of Life Sciences in Climate change and Global warming between19-21Feb 2009 organized by VVPuram college of   Science
  • Presented   paper in the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Conservation of Biodiversity in Protected areas, opportunities and Challenges organized by Christ university on 18-19 January 2009
  • Presented a paper at the International Conference on Bio-Diversity and conservation of Management held at Cochin, Kerala during February 2008
  • Presented a paper at the National Seminar on Awareness Motivation and Technology Transfer in Beekeeping and Honey Festival   in Bangalore, organized by GKVK
  • Presented a paper in the National conference on the Impact of Biotechnology in India, held during October 2007, at  Bangalore
  • Presented a paper in the International Conference in Zoology INCOZ 2006 held at Bangalore during 19-22 November 2006
  • Paper was accepted at the International conference on the medicinal properties of honey at Kota Bharu Kelantan ,Malaysia during August 27-29 2006.
  • Presented a paper at Perth for the Eighth Asian apicultural conference held at Western Australia during March 20-24 ,2006
  • Proceedings in  the 30th Annual conference of ESI and National Symposium on the Biodiversity and Molecular basis of Organismal behavior during  Feb 4-5 ,2006  at Tirupathi
  • Presented a paper at the National Seminar on Biological Sciences-Its impact on Environment, Bio-EnjaFutura -06 between 20-22 Jan  2006 held at Bangalore
  • Presented a paper at The National Seminar on Advances in the Frontiers of Environmental Research held at Visakhapatnam during Nov -2005
  • Presented a paper for The Apimondia 2005 held at Dublin, Ireland during Aug-2005.
  • Presented a paper at the International Seminar on the sustainable beekeeping workshop and Honey Festival Apiexpo- 2003 held at Bangalore during October 2003

 Workshops/ Conferences/ Seminars Attended

  • Attended a one day workshop on " New Accreditation guidelines of NAAC" organised by Bangalore University First Grade College Principals' Association and V.E.T First Grade college with Center for Education and Social Studies (CESS), Bengaluru on 25.09.2017
  • Participated in the state level seminar on “Higher Education at Crossroads” on 18th March 2016 conducted by Bangalore University First Grade College Principals’ Association at Sheshdripuram Degree College, Bengaluru
  • Attended International Conference on “ Global Convergence of Management Education and Practices” organized by Canara Bank School of Management studies, Bangalore University, Bangalore on 25th & 26th November 2015
  • Attended a one day workshop on Choice Based credit system  organized by IQAC of Mount  Carmel college, Bangalore on 12thF 2014

 Session Chaired/ Judged

  • Chaired the Presentations during the “National Conference on Science and technology for National Development – Health, Environment and Agriculture@ at Jain University on 5th – 7th October 2016
  • Judged Poster and Oral Presentation during the “National Conference on Science and technology for National Development – Health, Environment and Agriculture@ at Jain University on 5th – 7th October 2016
  • Judged a project Demo on 01.04.2016 during A National level Techno-Cultural Management and Sporting Extravaganza at Reva University, Bangalore
  • Chaired a session during 11th National Women's Science Congress on the paper Vasundhareeyam and Honey Industry from 9-11th November 2018 held at JSS College for Women, Mysuru.
  • Session speaker at the Indian Science Congress, held at Vizag during Jan 2008.
  • Delivered Several guest lectures and was a resource person in various seminars and Conferences

 Membership in Professional Bodies

  • Life member of All India Beekeepers   Association.
  • Member of Ethological Society of India.
  • Life Member of Indian Science Congress Association.
  • Member of Society For Advancement of Science and Rural Development.

  Academic Body  

  • Nominated as a member of Academic Council, Bangalore University during 1998-2000.
  • As a Member of BOS and BOE .
  • Worked with various capacities as a Chief Squad South Zone in Bangalore University Examinations.
  • As a Chief Custodian for the Language Unit  and commerce Unit of Bangalore University  Examination