Gyana  Prasuna R

Gyana Prasuna R

Professor, Microbiology and FST (Food Science & Technology), GSS , VSP

Education
Ph. D.
Email ID
gravi@gitam.edu
Education
Ph. D.
Research Areas
  • cyanobacterial biodiversity and activity
  • fungal enzymes
  • Biofertilizers

Education

Degree Name Institute & College name Year of Graduation/Award
Ph. D. School of Biotechnology 2000
MSc CAS Botany Institute of Science 1994
BSc Hons Womens college 1992

Experience

Designation Organization From Date To Date
TEACHING ASSOCIATE ANDHRA UNIVERSITY 09-09-2003 26-09-2004
LECTURER TSR & TBK COLLEGE 01-07-2002 08-09-2003

Awards

Award name Award Organization Awarded year
BoS member since 2020 Dept. of Applied Microbiology Sri Padmavathi mahila University 2020
Best researcher Award GITAM 2018
Best Teacher Award GITAM 2018
lecturership CSIRUGC NET UGC 1997
GATE 92.3 percentile IITS 1994
Gold medal in M Sc BHU 1994
R S Inamdar Gold medal BHU 1994
Prof Ram Nagina memorial prize BHU 1994

Biological approaches practised using genetically engineered microbes for a sustainable environment A review. Journal of Hazardous MaterialsJournal of Hazardous Materials, Scopus, MAR-2021, 405, 124631

Enhancement of Growth and Colour of Pangasius Sutchi with Anabaena Variabilis as Fish FeedAnnals of R.S.C.B. , Scopus, MAR-2021, 25, 7694-7704

Dynamics of Water Purification Systems and Microbial Analysis in Pharmaceutical IndustryIndian journal of pharmaceutical sciences., Others, -2018, 8, 569-578

Strain improvement by induction of mutagenesis for hyper production of pectinase using Aspergillus tamari. journal of scientific and industrial research, Others, -2015, 74, 160-164

Strain improvement of white rot fungi pycnoporus cinnabarinus with the influence of physical and chemical mutagens for enhancing laccases productionJournal of Scientific and Industrial Research, Scopus, -2014, 73, 331-337

Strain improvement of Trametes hirsuta by physical and chemical mutagenesis for better laccases productionJournal of Scientific and Industrial Research, Scopus, -2013, 55, 388-396

Biochemical changes induced by fungicides in nitrogen fixing Nostoc spJournal of environmental science & engineering, Scopus, -2013, 55, 81-93

Enhancement of antidandruff activity of shampoo by biosynthesized silver nanoparticles from Solanum trilobatum applied nanoscience, Scopus, -2013, 3, 431-439

Biochemical Changes Induced by Fungicides in Nitrogen Fixing Nostoc sp. J Environ. Science & Engg., Others, -2013, 55, 81-93

Effect of fungicides on proline content of Nostoc speciesInt J Pharm Bio Sci, Scopus, -2012, 3, 152-157

Effect of chlorpyriphos on cyanobacterial isolates from rice fields of coastal areas. International Journal of Mathematics Research, Others, -2012, 4, 377-386

Exploitation of natural substrates and oil cakes for pectinase production by A. tamari and A.carbonarius. International Journal of Pharma and Biosciences, Others, -2012, 3, 614-624

INDUCTION OF PROTOPLAST FUSION IN ASPERGILLUS SPS FOR ENHANCEDPECTINASE PRODUCTION International Journal Of Pharmacy & Technology , Scopus, -2012, 4, 4878-4888

Laccases production by improved strain of Pycnoporus cinnabarinus in media with improvidentInternational Journal Of Pharmacy & Technology , Scopus, -2012, 4, 4867-4877

Effect of electric treatment on total phenolic content and antioxidant activity of Anabaena variabilisJournal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences , Scopus, -2012, 4, 128-131

Exploitation of fruit wastes for pectinase production using Aspergillus oryzaeInternational Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences, Scopus, -2012, 3, 756-765

Effect of electric current on resistance and heterocyst differentiation in Anabaena variabilis ktz. (Cyanoprokaryota)international journal on algae, Scopus, -2012, 14, 71-78

Formulation of high laccases production media using ghee residue or peptone as an inducer by Trametes hirsutaInternational Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences, Scopus, -2012, 3, 273-283

Purification of waste water using Algal speciesEuropean Journal of Experimental Biology, Others, -2011, 1, 216-222

Antimicrobial activity of pesticide adapted cyanobacteria on fungal pathogens of rice. European Journal of Experimental Biology, Others, -2011, 1, 50-54

Title of the project Funded by Duration Sanctioned date
Cyanobacterial Biodiversity Studies In The Regional Mangroves Ministry of Earth Science 36 27-Apr-2019
Title of the project Funded by Duration Sanctioned date
Sustainable and enhanced carbon sequestration through cyanobacteria UGC 36 30-Apr-2013
Isolation and identification of potential cyanobacterial biofertilizers from coastal rice fields UGC 36 30-Apr-2007
Seminar name Organized by Venue Start date End date Title of the paper presented Role Co presenter
National sewas education foundation and Andhra University Andhra University 04-Jan-2016 04-Jan-2016 Organized
National IQEMS Bhubaneswar 14-Dec-2014 14-Dec-2014 Organized
National Sambalpur University, Odisha Sambalpur University, Odisha 21-Mar-2014 22-Mar-2014 Organized
National Dept. of Microbiology and FST GITAM deemed to be University 20-Dec-2011 21-Dec-2011 Organized
National GITAM Institute of Science GITAM deemed to be University 14-Sep-2011 15-Sep-2011 Participated
National Dept. of Microbiology and FST GITAM deemed to be University 23-Feb-2010 23-Feb-2010 Organized
National Dept. of Microbiology and FST GITAM deemed to be University 23-Feb-2010 23-Feb-2010 Organized
National Dept. of Microbiology and FST GITAM deemed to be University 03-Sep-2009 04-Sep-2009 Organized
Seminar name Organized by Venue Start date End date Title of the paper presented Role Co presenter
International NFMC, Tiruchirapalli, TN NFMC, Tiruchirapalli, TN 30-Aug-2016 01-Sep-2016 Organized
International GITAM deemed to be University GITAM deemed to be University 29-Jul-2011 30-Jul-2011 Organized
International dept. of Chemistry GITAM deemed to be University 17-Dec-2010 19-Dec-2010 Participated
Title of the thesis Name of the student Name of the college / university Major subject area Year of admission Type of admission Thesis specification
Salad processing for increased shelf life Rachana Koli GITAM (deemed to be University) microbiology 2018 Part time PhD
Recovery enhancement of stressed bacteria using modified media B. Jithendra Kumar GITAM (deemed to be University) microbiology 2015 Part time PhD
enzymes from marine bacteria(tentative) Suresh Kumar Kakumanu GITAM (deemed to be University) microbiology 2015 Part time PhD
Title of the thesis Name of the student Name of the college / university Major subject area Year of admission Type of admission Thesis specification
Microbial dynamics of pharmaceutical cleanrooms with a new disinfectant cycle J Srikrishna Chaitanya GITAM (deemed to be University) microbiology 2018 Part time PhD
Title of the thesis Name of the student Name of the college / university Major subject area Year of admission Type of admission Thesis specification
Studies on effect of cyanobacteria on vegetable seedling growth Sajitha SR cyanobacterial study 2016 Part time M.Phil
Effect of Cyanobacteria on growth and essential oil production in Mentha species. Ajay Kumar cyanobacterial study 2013 Part time M.Phil
A novel approach for strain improvement and potential applications of Anabaena variabilis. Gaurav Pant, SRF & research scholar cyanobacterial study 2008 Full time PhD
Screening pesticide tolerance in rice field cyanobacteria of north coastal Andhra Pradesh for improved biofertilizer potential. GVNS Deviram, cyanobacterial study 2008 Full time PhD
Exploitation of biowastes for enhanced pectinase production using different fungal isolates Sabika Akbar fungal enzymes 2007 Part time PhD
Analysis of HIV, hepatitis and spirochaete seroprevalence among blood donors in and around Visakhapatnam V. Ashok Kumar human infections 2007 Part time PhD
Strain improvement and media optimization for enhanced laccase production from Pycnoporus cinnabarinus and Trametes hirsute Rasheeda Khanam fungal enzymes 2007 Part time PhD
Name of the award Awarded by Awarded year
Best Teacher Award of GITAM (deemed to be University) GITAM deemed to be University 2018
Best Researcher Award of GITAM (deemed to be University) GITAM deemed to be University 2018
B.H.U. Medal Banaras Hindu University 1994
late Prof. R.S. Inamdar Memorial Gold Medal Banaras Hindu University 1994
Late Prof. Ram Nagina Singh Prize Banaras Hindu University 1994
Title Type Organized by Venue Start date End date Role
Biofabrication Pros & Cons Quality improvement program Dept. of Microbiology and FST GITAM deemed to be University 17-Dec-2014 17-Jun-2015 Organized
National Workshop on Recent Advances in Genomics and Proteomics, Quality improvement program Dept. of Microbiology and FST Biotechnology and Biochemistry GITAM deemed to be University 14-Feb-2009 14-Feb-2009 Organized
Title Type Organized by Venue Start date End date Role
Organization name Membership category Membership type
Indian Science Congress Association Life Member
Title of the lecture Name of the college / university Place Date
Omega 3 Fatty Acids: Role in Health Gayatri Vidya Parishad Visakhapatnam 17/08/2016
Going Organic Aditya Degree College Visakhapatnam 24/11/2015
National seminar on “Environment and energy challenges and opportunities” IQEMS, Odisha Bhubaneswar 14 december 2014
National seminar on “ Recent Advances in Food Science & Nutrition “ Sambalpur University `sambalpur March 21, 2014
National Seminar on “Recent trends in Microbial Genetics Govt.Degree & P.G College For Women, Hussainialam , Hyderabad. 22nd July 2015
National Conference on Algal Technology Andhra University. VISAKHAPATNAM 4 January 2016
Plenary talk in session V of International Conference on Bharathidasan University Tiruchirapalli 29 august 2016.