Molecular Systems Engineering Lab

(Genomic Energy of Bioresources)

Department of bioinformatics

EDUCATION

  • Post-Doctoral Fellow (DST-TARE Awardee) in Electromethanogenesis, (2018-2021) from CSIT-Central Electrochemical Research Institute
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow (UGC-Research Awardee) in Molecular Systems Biology, (2013-2016) from Bharathidasan University
  • Ph.D. Biotechnology (2005-2011) from Bharathidasan University
  • M. Sc. Biotechnology (1997-99) from School of Biotechnology, Madurai Kamaraj University
  • B. Sc. Chemistry (1994-97) from NMSSVN College (Autonomous), Madurai Kamaraj University

Academic

  • March 26, 2016 onwards, Associate Professor in Bioinformatics, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli-620 024, Tamil Nadu
  • November 02, 2005 to March 25, 2008, Lecturer in Bioinformatics, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli-620 024, Tamil Nadu
  • March 31, 2000 to October 28, 2005, Lecturer in Microbiology, Biogas Research Centre, Gujarat Vidyapith (Central University), Ahmedabad-380 014, Gujarat

honors/awards

Awards/Honors Authority Purpose year
GRABS Best Scientist Award GRABS Educational Charitable Trust, Chennai Research contribution to the development of first In Silico Organism in India 2019
Teachers Associateship for Research Excellence DST-SERB, New Delhi Development of microbial electrolysis cell to unravel the mechanism of electrical interplay systems for electromethanogenesis 2018-21
NER-Visiting Research Faculty DBT, New Delhi Molecular involvement of human gut methanogens in colorectal cancer metabolism – A systems biology approach 2017
Young Scientist Travel Award International Conference on Microbiome in Health, Disease and Environment, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry Systems-biological approach for the development of anti-methanogenic vaccine against Methanobrevibacter ruminantium M1 found in the rumen gut 2017
Young Faculty Award Venus International Foundation, Chennai Contribution in Biotechnology 2015
Research Award UGC, New Delhi Genome-scale metabolic modeling and simulation of rumen methanogens – An in silico attempt to methane attenuation 2012-14
Young Scientist DST, New Delhi Cloning and Expression of Engineered Uronate Dehydrogenase (Udh) in Saccharomyces cerevisiae 2013-16
Young Scientist Tamil Nadu State Council for Sciencen and Technology, Govt. of Tamil Nadu Scientist Biochemical modeling of Stickland reactions for producing methane from gelatin by co-culture of acidogens and methanogens 2013-16
Summer Research Teacher Fellow Science Academies Genome-scale metabolic modeling and simulation of a rumen methanogen, Methanobrevibacter ruminantium M1 2012
Visiting Fellow Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research Structural and functional evolution of 2-C-methyl-D-erythritol 4-phosphate cytidylyltransferase homologs (IspD) among Plasmodium genomes 2012
Raja’s Young Scientist Award H.H. Rajah’s College, Pudukottai Sequence-structure-function integrity of ADP-ribosylation superfamily for engineering avirulent toxins from identical hypothetical proteins 2011
Best Poster Award National Seminar on Genomics, Proteomics and Systems Biology,IISc,Bangalore Metabolomic analysis of lactose utilizing metabolism in Aspergillus genomes 2008
Junior Research Fellowship CSIR, New Delhi Life Sciences 1999
Chemistry Association Award NMSSVN College, Madurai Chemistry Knowledge Competation 1997
with my scholars Authority Purpose year
GRABS Young Researcher Award GRABS Educational Charitable Trust, Chennai Research contribution to the development of first In Silico Organism in India 2019
Young Scientist Travel Award International Conference on Microbiome in Health, Disease, and Environment, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry Screening and Selection of Avirulent Mutants from Clostridium botulinum C2 toxin based on its Evolutionary Constraints 2019
Best Poster award National Seminar on Bioinformatics, Bharathidasan University Protein-interaction network coupled metabolic consistency of chemogenomic and vaccine targets in Methanobrevibacter ruminantium M1 for methane attenuation 2015
Best Paper Award Biocomets 2014 Inter-collegiate Competitions, Srinivasan College, Perambalore Phylogenomic reconstruction of Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicus Delta H 2014
Best Poster Award National Seminar on Recent Advances in Life Sciences, H.H. Rajah’s College, Pudukottai In silico analysis of gene invading system in Methanosarcina acetivorans C2A genome 2011