• Qualifications: MSc, MPhil, K-SET,PhD
  • Department: Department of Biotechnology/Genetics
  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Years of Experience: 13 Years
  • Email: vinutha_gowda@yahoo.co.in

Academic / Professional Achievements

Funded Project

Seed Money Project entitled “Study and evaluation of Cymbopogonspecies on Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)”sponsored by Management of Ramaiah College of Arts, Science and Commerce (RCASC) in November 2020.

Subject expert for Karnataka Oil Federation (KOF) - 2019

Publications -  Journal

  1. Effect of different abiotic stress on essential oil yield from aerial part of CymbopogonFlexuosus (Nees Ex Steud) Wats. Vinutha M, Suchetha M. and K. J. TharaSaraswathi.International Journal of Advanced Research, 2016,4(12), 1490-1504.
  2. Studies on antibacterial, antioxidant and anticancerous activity using essential oil from cymbopogonflexuosus (stapf).Vinutha Marigowda1, Hemalatha J2, Ashwini M2, Shivakameshwari M N3 and TharaSaraswathi K J4.International Journal of Advanced Research, 2016,4(12), 1324-1341.
  3. Study of morphological features and karyomarphology of Indian Lemongrass a.k.a Cochin grass or Malabar grass {Cymbopogonflexuosus (Nees ex Steud.) W. Watson}. Vinutha Marigowda, Gourab Ray, Manjunath Reddy and Dr. KJ TharaSaraswathi. Journal of Medicinal Plant Studies, 2016, 4(5): 262-270.
  4. Essential oil studies and RAPD markers in sUV-B treated Cymbopogonflexuosus (Nees ex Steud) Wats. M. Vinutha, K.S. TulsiNaik, R. Pavan, M.N. Shivakameshwari, K.J. TharaSaraswathi*. International Journal of Biosciences, Vol. 4, No. 1, p. 365-371, 2014.
  5. Effect of sUV-B on essential oil from aerial and sub-aerial parts of Cymbopogonflexuosus (Nees ex Steud) Wats. Vinutha M., *K.J. TharaSaraswathi and Jayalakshmi N.R. International Journal of Advanced Research, 2013, Volume 1, Issue 7, 263-271.
  6. Study on the essential oil of aerial and sub-aerial parts of Cymbopogonflexuosus (Nees ex Steud) Wats. Vinutha M. and K.J. TharaSaraswathi, International Journal of Current science 2013, 7: E42-47.

Publications -  Conferences / Seminars / Posters / Others

  1. Paper presentation in The First Hericure-Valyn-Ukzn International Webinar Conference on “Impact of Natural Bioactive Compounds for the Treatment of Covid-19: Diagnostic Challenges and Futuristic Perspectives” on the topic entitled “Natural compounds in response to immune system” organized by University of KwaZulu-Natal, School of Health Science, Durban, South Africa on 30 – 31 May 2020.
  2. Paper presentation on “Effect of different abiotic stress on growth & secondary metabolite production in Cymbopogonflexuosus(nees ex steud)wats”in International Conference onLife, Chemical and Health Sciences,ISBN : 978-81-927564-3-1 at M.S. Ramaiah College of Arts, Science and Commercefrom 24th to 26th October 2019.
  3. Paper presentation on “Phytochemical analysis and evaluation of bioactivity in sUV-B treated Cymbopogonflexuosus essential oil” in National conference on Phytochemicals&Microbial bioactive compoundsat Bangalore University, on3rd& 4th, October 2019.
  4. Paper presentation on “Studies on variation in essential oil of Cymbopogonflexuosus (Nees ex Steud) Wats. through stress induction” in National symposium on Plant Tissue culture & Biotechnology for food & nutritional security, CSIR, CFTRI Mysore on11-13, March 2013.
  5. Poster presentation on the topic entitled “Ex situ & in vitro conservation methods in   Cymbopogon (Poaceae) for sustainable development” in National symposium on Plant Cell, Tissue & Organ culture, University of Calcutta on March 3-5, 2010.