Dr V. Pooja

Professor

Amity Institute of Biotechnology
 
  • Academic Area

    Biochemistry and Cell Biology

  • Teaching Interests

    Biochemistry
  • Qualifications

    Graduation : B.Sc.(Zoology, Chemistry, Botany)-1997,C.C.S. University

    Post Graduation : M.Sc.(Biochemistry)-1999,Jamia Hamdard University, Delhi

    Doctorate : Ph.D.(Biotechnology)-2004,Jamia Hamdard University, Delhi

  • Experience

    15 Jul 2009 - Present
    Professor,
    Amity Institute of Biotechnology

    01 Jan 2006 - 28 Jun 2009
    HOD,
    St. Francis Degree College, Hyderabad,


    07 Jan 2004 - 28 Jul 2005
    Scientist,
    Bharat Biotech International Ltd.,




  • Current Courses Taught

    Biochemistry

    Gene Expression: Regulation and Analysis

  • Research Interests

    Anti fungal drug Discovery, Anti Mycotics and Drug Susceptibility
  • Publications

    anti microbial perspective of parmotrma prelate extract against various pathogenic microorganisms ,
    IJPRAS

    anti microbial perspective of parmotrma prelate extract against various pathogenic microorganisms ,
    IJPRAS

    anti microbial perspective of parmotrma prelate extract against various pathogenic microorganisms ,
    IJPRAS

    antimicrobial properties of indian medicinal plants and their effect in attenuating fungal virulence; A herbal approach ,
    IJPRAS

    activity of myristica fragrans and its novel effect against filamentous and non filamentous fungus ,
    IJPP

    novel effect of myristica fragrant on melanization and conidiation in aspergillum niger ,
    scient alert

    evaluation of yeast as an expression system ,
    IJB

  • Projects

    Fungal Melanin synthesis pathway as a possible drug target against aspergillosis(Amity University)
    DST-SERB funded projectby (DST)

    Fungal Melanin synthesis pathway as a possible drug target against aspergillosis(Amity University)
    DST-SERB funded projectby (DST)

    Exploring the inhibitory effect of biopesticide on virulence and pathogenicity in Magnaporthe oryzae(Pub Kamrup College, Assam)
    DBT-NE project on biopestide preparation against rice blast disease by (DBT-NE)

  • Affiliations

    ISHAM Since 14 Feb 2016

  • Activities

    1. JRF (ICAR) 1999

    ICMR, SRF, 2002

    Bill and Milinda Gates Global Health Travel Award, 2012, to present research work at 50th Keystone symposia

    young scientist award, DST, GOI, 2013

    full scholarship award, from organising committee (University of Stanford and University of Manchester) to attend and present research work at Advances against Aspergillosis conference 2016

    full scholarship award, from organising committee (University of Stanford and University of Manchester) to attend and present research work at Advances against Aspergillosis conference 2016

    full scholarship award, from organising committee (University of Stanford and University of Manchester) to attend and present research work at Advances against Aspergillosis conference 2016

    full scholarship award, from organising committee (University of Stanford and University of Manchester) to attend and present research work at Advances against Aspergillosis conference 2016

    full scholarship award, from organising committee (University of Stanford and University of Manchester) to attend and present research work at Advances against Aspergillosis conference 2016

    full scholarship award, from organising committee (University of Stanford and University of Manchester) to attend and present research work at Advances against Aspergillosis conference 2016

    Wellcome Trust Advanced Course 2016, Cambridge U.K Awarded 50% Scholarship for this prestigious course 19-24 June 2016

    Wellcome Trust Advanced Course 2016, Cambridge U.K Awarded 50% Scholarship for this prestigious course 19-24 June 2016

  • Patents

    therapeutic anti fungal agents from dietary spices and process for preparation there off ,delhi,India - Complete ( 2485/del/2010 )

    novel effect of spices on demelanization of pathogenic fungus ,delhi,India - Complete ( 1627/del/2011 )

    novel effect of medicinal plants as antofungals leading to reduced pathogenicity ,delhi,India - Complete ( 1625/del/2011 )

    novel effect of citrus plants as antofungals leading to reduced pathogenicity ,delhi,India - Complete ( 1626/del/2011 )

    novel effect of extract of ratanjot to inhibit,decrease the melanin production in melanocytes ,delhi,India - Complete ( 2472/del/2100 )

    novel effects of orange peal in exhibiting bactericidal property against micrococcus ,delhi,India - Complete ( 2471/del/2011 )

    novel composition of natural extracts as disinfectant and air purifiers ,delhi,India - Complete ( 2473/del/2011 )

    a method of preparation of disinfectant air purifier and hand sanitiser using combination of plant extracts ,delhi,India - Complete ( 2740/del/2011 )

    novel bioactive extract for prevention and treatment of acne ,delhi,India - Complete ( 2909/del/2011 )

    a methanolc extract of lichen paramecia as a potent anti-helicobactor pylori agent ,delhi,India - Complete ( 3856/del/2012 )

  • Conferences attended

    rajasthan conclave II
    Organized By :ICMR

    key stone symposia
    Organized By :Keystone colorado

    ICAR
    Organized By :ICAR

    Advances against aspergillosis
    Organized By :British mycology society

  • Short Description

    I have joined amity in July 2009. Prior to which I was working in Hyderabad. I am a very social person and believe in working with others. I am an avid reader and love reading biographies. I also love gardening and interior decoration that I do during weekends. I have a son, an we spend a lot of time together.