Name:  Dr.Prasanna Srinivas.R
Designation: Assistant Professor and HOD in Microbiology
Qualification:  M.Sc,M.Phil, in Microbiology, Ph.D , KSET
Year of Joining:  2015
Work Experience:  26 years
subject Specialization  Microbiology


Study of Endophytic fungi from the roots medicinal plants , identification and characterization of the broth for antimicrobial substances anti bacterial property Further study of the broth by GLC,HPLC to screen for antibacterial compound Screening for plant growth hormones from endophytic fungi which can be growth enhancing properties. Molecular characterization for selective fungi using 18 rRNA.

Sl.No University Designation
1 Bangalore University BOE Chairman(2013-14)
2 Bangalore University BOE Chairman (2019-20)
3 Bangalore University BOE Member ( 2020-21)
4 Bangalore City University BOS Member ( 2018- 2021)
5 Bangalore City University BOE Member ( 2020- 21)
6 Bangalore North University BOE Member
7 Bangalore City University BOE Member ( 2021- 22)
8 Bangalore City University BOS- NEP- Member ( 2021- 22)
9 Bangalore City University BOE Member ( 2022- 2023)
10 Bangalore City University BOE Chairman (2023-2024)
  • PrasannaSrinivas.R, Amrita Nigam, ArunaJampani., 8 May 2021, Isolation of Fungal Endophytes from Aloe Vera and the Study of Metabolites for Antibacterial Activity and Effect of Growth Hormones on the Plant Growth of Ocimum sanctum and Withaniasomnifera , Annals of R.S.C.B., ISSN:1583-6258, Vol. 25, Issue 6, 2021, Pages. 18318 – 18327. Scopous
  • PrasannaSrinivas.R, Amrita Nigam, Aruna Jampani., Nov-Dec, 2021, Isolation of Rhizospheric and endophytic fungi from the roots of Ruta graveolens and the study of fungal metabolites for Auxins- its effect on plant growth of Alternanthera sessilis and Bacopa monnieri, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 6 (Special Issue, Nov.-Dec. 2021) Scopous
  • PrasannaSrinivas.R ., 20th Jan 2021 , 2020 Role of Human Resource and customer Relationship Management in the current scenario- Association of Indian Biologists(AIB),ISBN: 978-81-948141-3-9,; pages: 354-360
  • PrasannaSrinivas.R ., 15th Jun 2021 Contribution of Poetry in Anthology of Modern English Poetry (ISBN : 978-81-950236-6-0 ), Association of Global Academicians and Research, “Pestilence and Jubilance”- A Poesy,pg-181-182
  • PrasannaSrinivas.R ., Jun 2021 National Education Policy-A stepTowards Self Reliant India (ISBN : 978-93-5470-038-5), “Thoughts of young minds-An approach towards National Education Policy”,pg-93-97.
Sl.No Laboratory Manual Publihers
1 Practical Handbook of Microbiology for B.Sc III year Microbiology, Practical Paper XXII ISBN: 978-93-5408-7 My Rays Book Publication Center, IJMS
Sl.No Project Funding Agency
1 Designing effective and economical biosensors as probes to detect pollutants in water and horticultural products UGC Minor research Project- 2015
2 Production of Protease and Amylase from Bacillus licheniformis on consortium Wheat bran wastes of Grinding mills VGST-SPICE 2011-12
3 Isolation of Aflatoxins from commercially available food grains- groundnuts to detect the presence of toxins in food VGST-SPICE 2013-14
4 Principal Investigator- Dr.PrasannaSrinivas.R Collaborated project of KSCST approved by Government of Karnataka 2020-21
5 Coffee leaf compost as a consortium in Spent coffee grounds (SCG) as a raw material in vermicompost using Eudrillus euginea and the assay of compost for microbial catalase and protease. Collaborated project of KSCST approved by Government of Karnataka 2022-23

Microbiology in fields of Diversity, Taxonomy, Genetics, Physiology, Molecular Biology, Bacteriology, Mycology, Virology, Food and Dairy Microbiology, Agricultural Microbiology, Environmental Microbiology, Medical Microbiology, Immunology, Industrial Microbiology, Microbial Technology.

  • Oral presentation in two day National Conference on Current Global Pandemic Conference and ongoing climate change-South Asian Intitute of Advanced Research & Development with Sri Shikshayatan College and ShyampurSiddheswariMahavidyalaya 17 -18 July 2020
  • Oral presentation on Study of endophytic fungi and their metabolites from the medicinal plant Withaniasomnifera-AIMST University,Malaysia 24- 26 July, 2020
  • International E- Conference on Emerging Innovation and Advancement in Biological Science Human Welfare and Agriculture Research in Current Era-Environment and Social Development Association,Delhi and Kalp Laboratories. 25th -27th July 2020
  • 3rd International Web Conference To study the effect of Tamarindusindica on Lactobacilli counts in curds.—Oral presentation -Indian Farmer and Scientist Council ( IFSC), KALP Laboratories 19th -20th Sep, 2020
  • Isolation of fungal endophytes from Acalypha indica and its anti-bacterialeffect - William Research Centre,Nagercoil,TN 14-15 Dec 2020
  • Poster Presentation at International Virtual Conference at CFTRI on “ Isolation of fungal contaminants from stored grains – Groundnuts and screening for Aflatoxins - CSIR-CFTRI---abstract in Souvenir on 24th and 25th May 21
  • Workshop FDP - Experience the Cutting edge ELSEVIER tools to Pivot your Research, Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences collaboarted with ELSEVIER - ELSEVIER 18th June 2020
  • One Day Workshop on Food Microbiology on 16th October, Veridian Micro Lab Ltd - Veridian Micro lab. 16th October 2020
  • Three Day Online International Workshop on " Capacity Building and Redesigning the Learning and Research Aptitudes" by Maryam Ajmal Women's College of Science and Technology,Hojai , Gauhati University - Maryam Ajmal Women's College of Science and Technology,Hojai , Gauhati University. 5th – 7th September, 2020
  • Online National Workshop on “ Spirulina Cultivation and Processing Technology - 23rd May 2021, Microbiologist Society , India
  • Online National Workshop on “ Mushroom Production Technology - 6th June 2021, Microbiologist Society, India
  • Online one week FDP on “ Psychological Skills for Effective Teaching and Learning” 1 week FDP-------MOOC’s - June 1st to 7th , 2021- Ministry of Education, Govt of India Scored Grade of A+
  • Induction programme -4 weeks, National Mission on Teachers and Teaching, Ministry of HRD, Ramanujam College and University of Delhi, June 4 to July 1, 2020 - Ministry of HRD
  • NPTEL Online Certification for Dairy and Food Process and Products Technology- Sep to Dec 2020 - ELITE with 71 %
  • Best Teacher Award at the International E- Conference on Emerging Innovation and Advancement in Biological Sciences, Human Welfare and Agriculture Research in Current Era, 25th to 27th July 2020 - Environment and Social Development Association,Delhi and Kalp Laboratories, Mathura
  • Best Oral Presentation- Bronze Award, International Conference on Biotechnology,Bioinformatics and Biomedicine 2020, AIMST University, Malaysia - AIMST University, Malaysia
  • Excellence Award in Microbiology, Internationl Conference Advancing Knowledge from Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Agriculture,Life Sciences ,Engineering and Technology-2023 - Society for Ecological Sustainability
  • Third place in Oral presentation at International –E-Conference, 17th and 18th Jan 2022- organized by Microbiologists Society,India and Vasantha Dada College.
  • Appreciation for Oral presentation, titled ‘Production of Amylase from the consortium of wheat bran from domestic grinding mills.’ in the International E-conference "Contribution of Biological Sciences, for Sustainable Environment” organized by the Department of Microbiology, Wilson College, Mumbai, held on 25th - 26th February, 2022.
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    M.S Ramaiah College of Arts, Science and Commerce
    Bangalore - 560054, India
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