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Yogi Vemana University

Kadapa, ANDHRA PRADESH - 516 003

DEAN, College Development Council

Professor P.Chandramati Shankar

Dean, CDC
pchandra@yogivemanauniversity.ac.in , pchandra20@gmail.com
   

Career Profile:

Over Twenty Nine years of work experience including research at post doctoral level, industrial experience as Scientist and Teaching at undergraduate  and Post graduate level in University.

Educational Qualifications:

  • M.Sc -Botany(1987-89)- University of Mumbai, Maharastra State
  • Ph.D(1995)- University of Mumbai,Maharastra State (concurrently worked as scientist with Excel Industries Pvt Ltd,Bombay (1990-1995)
  • Post Doctoral Research(JAPAN  from October 1995-March 2001)- On Japanese Government Fellowship(MONBHUSHO) worked atShinshu University, Faculty of Textile Science and Technology, Nagano ken, Ueda, Japan.

Research Area Specialization Plant Biotechnology

Projects worked on during post-doctoral research:

  • Analysis of  Phenylalanine Ammonia Lyase promoter and regulation of its gene expression in transgenic tobacco plant
  • Development of a modified insertional mutagenesis system in Arabidopsis thaliana using maize transposons(Ac and Ds).
  • Analyzing endogenous transposons in Arabidopsis thaliana for long –range purpose to be used as a genetic tool

Teaching Experience: 20 years Biotechnology course in Jain group of Instittuions,Bangalore

  • 2004-2008(March):Taught undergraduate students of Bachelor of Engineering course(B.E,Biotechnology) at Acharya Institute of Technology,soledevanahalli,Bangalore affiliated to Visveswaraya Technological University(Belgaum,Karnataka state)
  • 2008-joined Yogi Vemana University as Associate Professor and promoted as Professor under CAS in 2016.Currently Head of Department of Biotechnology and Board of Studies chairman (combined)for M.Sc Biotechnology(2 year course,5year Integrated M.Sc Biotechnology and Bioinformatics course, and M.Sc Genetics and Genomics course)
  • Administratative positions Held at Yogi Vemana University:

    • Women Cell Coordinator
    • IQAC Coordinator
    • Head of Biotechnology Department

    Academic Activities:

    • Attended Many National seminars (19 nos) and International Seminars (09nos), Workshops (11 nos). Symposium/Seminars/Workshop Conducted (04Nos).
    • Invited Talks -05 Nos
    • Publications National and International-14 Nos
    • BOOK authored:  1Nos
    • Book Chapters 04 Nos
    • Research Guidance: 2 Ph.D.awarded in Biotechnology, and  other-1 as Co-Guide  and currently 3 research scholars are working.
    • Research Projects as PI and Co-PI- 3Nos(CSIR and Ministry of Industries and Commerce)

    Member of Scientific Socities- 3Nos.
    Awards: Associate fellow of Andhra Pradesh Academy of Science