Padma Dorothy K.

Padma Dorothy K.

Assistant Professor, Biotechnology, GST , VSP

Ph. D.
Email ID
Ph. D.
Research Areas
  • Fish Parasitology
  • Aquaculture
Consulting hours
List of courses


Degree NameInstitute & College nameYear of Graduation/Award
Certified Behavior Mentoring Analyst CBMATalent Metrix2021
Swayam ARPIT Online Course CertificationAICTE2021
ISRONNRMS sponsored training course on Remote Sensing GIS Applications to ForestryBotanyEcologyWildlife Environmental SciencesIIRS Dehradun2012
Ph D in ZoologyDepartment of Zoology1991
M Sc1984
B Sc1982


DesignationOrganizationFrom DateTo Date
Teaching AssociateDept of Biotechnology, Andhra University27-06-200601-07-2009
Lecturer & HODTSR & TBK Degree & PG College20-07-200226-06-2006


Award nameAward OrganizationAwarded year
Best Poster Award19th National Congress of Parasitology Int. Symposium on Parasitic Diseases of Animals Man2007

Effect of three different carbohydrate sources used in Biofloc Technology in reducing TAN levels during the nursery phase of Litopeaeus vannamei. Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research, Google scholar, -2019, 6, 176-179

Control of paediatric infections with extracts of common Indian herbs. World J. Pharm. Pharmaceut. Sci, Others, -2016, 5, 848-861

Ethanobotanical approach against resistant endodontic pathogens using Morinda speciesAn Antimicrobial study. 4(4)36613666. Int. Journal of Biological and Medical Research, Others, -2013, 4, 3661-3666

Protozoa associated with leaf liter degradation in Coringa mangrove forest, Kakinada Bay, East Coast of India, Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences , Scopus, -2003, 32, 45-51

Health Hazards due to pollution of waters along the coast of Visakhapatnam, East Coast of India. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. , Scopus, -2003, 56, 390-397

Gall bladder inhabiting myxosporidia from fishes of Andaman Sea. 26(2)89100. Journal of Parasitic Diseases, Scopus, -2003, 26, 89-100

Three new species of myxosporeans from teleosts of Bay of Bengal, India. Rivista di Parasitologia, Others, -1998, 15, 67-72

Palliatus indicus n.sp. (Myxosporea Protozoa) parasitic to the mullet Liza macrolepis (Smith) causing neoplasia A preliminary report, Proc. Zool. Soc. Cal. , Others, -1998, 51, 60-64

Parvicapsula hofmani n.sp. (Myxozoa Parvicapsulidae) from the mullet, Liza macrolepis (Smith). Acta Protozoologica. , Scopus, -1993, 32, 123-125

A new myxosporean parasite, Ortholinea visakhpatnamensis n.sp. from the mullet, Liza macrolepis from Visakhapatnam harbour, India. , 10(3) 457461.Rivista di Parasitologia, Others, -1993, 10, 457-461

Description of four new species of Myxobolus from the mullet Liza macrolepis in the backwaters of Visakhapatnam, East Coast of India, Proc. Zool. Soc. Cal. , EBSCO Host, -1992, 45, 197-205

Two new myxosporean parasites of the mullet, Liza macrolepis, U.P. Jour. Zool. , Others, -1992, 12(1), 15-19

Seminar nameOrganized byVenueStart dateEnd dateTitle of the paper presentedRoleCo presenter
NationalLPU, PunjabLPU, Punjab03-Jan-201907-Jan-2019Morphological and Histological Observations on Neoechinorhynchus chilkaensis Podder, 1937 (Acanthocephala) parasitizing Liza macrolepis Smith of Bay of Bengal.Participatedyes
NationalISCAMysore Karnataka03-Jan-201607-Jan-2016Participatedyes
NationalMVR Degree & P.G. College, Gajuwaka, VisakhapatnamMVR Degree & P.G. College, Gajuwaka, Visakhapatnam20-Oct-201021-Oct-2010Larvicidal activities of common wild plants of VisakhapatnamParticipatedyes
NationalDepartment of Zoology, AUAndhra University, Visakhapatnam12-Mar-201013-Mar-2010Histochemical studies of the hemiurid, Stomachocola muraenesocis, (Yamaguti, 1934) parasitizing the marine eel, Congresox talabonoides (Bleeker) from Visakhapatnam Coast.Participatedyes
NationalDept. of Zoology, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamilnadu,Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamilnadu,23-Feb-200924-Feb-2009Enteric bacteria in waters and sediments of Kakinada Bay Estuary Complex A survey. M7, Page No.78, Abstracts,Participated
NationalAndhra University, VisakhapatnamAndhra University, Visakhapatnam03-Jan-200807-Jan-2008Leptotheca schulmani n. sp. a new histozoic species of Myxozoa from the stomach wall of the mullet, Liza macrolepis from the backwaters of Kakinada Bay, East Coast of India.Participatedyes
Seminar nameOrganized byVenueStart dateEnd dateTitle of the paper presentedRoleCo presenter
InternationalKerala Institute of Local Administration, Thrissur.Kerala Institute of Local Administration, Thrissur.19-Nov-201622-Nov-2016Processing & Development of low cost ready to eat foods.Participatedyes
InternationalUniversity School of Biotechnology,Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi.Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi.22-Oct-201325-Oct-2013Phytochemical analysis and antibacterial activity of aerial parts of Millingtonia hortensis L. and Swietenia mahagoni L. P132 BHH24,Page No.131, Abstracts,Participatedyes
InternationalDept.of Botany, Tirupati & John Hopkins University, USAJohn Hopkins University, MD, USA06-Sep-201208-Sep-2012Phytochemical evaluation and antimicrobial activity of some locally available plants of Visakhapatnam.Participatedyes
InternationalGITAM Institute of Pharmacy, GITAM University. GITAM University.29-Jul-201130-Jul-2011Phytochemical evaluation and antimicrobial activity of Calophyllum inophyllum and Spathodia campanulata.Participatedyes
InternationalAsia Pacific Aquaculture chapter Kochi, India17-Jan-201120-Jan-2011Bioactive compounds from marine epiphytic bacteria. Page No. 20, Abstracts,Participated
InternationalCongress of ParasitologyAndhra University, Visakhapatnam,26-Oct-200728-Oct-2007Microbial infection and diseases in mullets, Mugil cephalus and Liza macrolepis. 26 28, October.Participatedyes
InternationalSchool of Biotechnology, Hyderabad Central University, HyderabadHyderabad Central University, Hyderabad02-May-200405-May-2004Organization of Nervous System of Hemuroid Trematodes from the marine eel, Congresox talabonoides.Participatedyes
InternationalNational Congress of ParasitologyHyderabad18-Aug-199722-Aug-1997On some haemosporidian genera of fishes of Visakhapatnam.Participatedyes
InternationalCommission of European Communities, BelgiumAndhra University, Visakhapatnam25-Mar-199727-Mar-1997Litter decomposing microbial fauna of mangroves of Kakinada Bay.Participatedyes
Name of the awardAwarded byAwarded year
Best Poster AwardThe Indian Society for Parasitology2007
Minority International Research TrainingAlcorn State University Alcorn State USA2001
National Overseas ScholarshipGovt. of India1989
TitleTypeOrganized byVenueStart dateEnd dateRole
Workshop on global competitiveness JnanabheriQuality improvement programAP State Council of Higher EducationAU, Visakhapatnam04-Aug-201804-Aug-2018Participated
One day Brainstorming Programme on, Biological Diversity Act, 2002 A.P.Biological Diversity Rules, 2009 & Access and Benefit Sharing(ABS) MechanismQuality improvement programAndhra Pradesh State Bio Diversity Boardvijayawada04-Mar-201604-Mar-2016Participated
2015 One day Brainstorming session on, Sabala Scheme Assessment in VisakhapatnamQuality improvement programDr. Durgabai Deshmukh Centre for Womens Studies, A. U., Visakhapatnam A. U., Visakhapatnam27-Apr-201527-Apr-2015Participated
Training Course on, Fruit and vegetables preservation and nutritionFaculty development programMinistry of Women & Child Development, GOI.Community Food & Nutrition Extension Unit, AU Visakhapatna,27-Jan-201431-Jan-2014Participated
National Workshop on Data Analysis using SPSSQuality improvement programDepartment of Statistics, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.Department of Statistics, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.22-Aug-201322-Aug-2013Participated
ISRONNRMS sponsored training course on Remote Sensing & GIS Applications to ForestryBotanyEcologyWildlife Environmental Sciences (NFE), 7th May to 29th June atQuality improvement programIIRS, Dehradun.IIRS, Dehradun.07-May-201227-Jun-2012Participated
The Wipro Mission 10X Dale Carnegie Certificate on High Impact Teaching Skills. 23 24 January,Quality improvement programWiproGITAM University23-Jan-201224-Jan-2012Participated
2012 The Wipro Mission 10X WorkshopQuality improvement programWiproGITAM University23-Jan-201228-Jan-2012Participated
2011 Refresher Course in Biotechnology, 1st 21st February.Quality improvement programAgriBiotech Foundation HyderabadDepartment of Biotechnology, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam,01-Feb-201121-Feb-2011Participated
National Workshop on, Advances in Bioinformatics in Biology Teaching and Research 1214, February.Quality improvement programDepartment of Marine Living Resources, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam,Department of Marine Living Resources, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam,12-Feb-201014-Feb-2010Participated
National Workshop on, Recent Developments in MicrobiologyQuality improvement programDepartment of Microbiology, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam,Department of Microbiology, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam,18-Oct-200820-Jun-2008Participated
UGC Sponsored Capacity Building Workshop for, Women Managers in Higher EducationQuality improvement programDr. Durgabai Deshmukh Centre for Womens Studies, Andhra University, VisakhapatnamDr. Durgabai Deshmukh Centre for Womens Studies, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam08-Mar-200712-Mar-2007Participated
National Workshop on, Application of Molecular Tools in Animal Science Research,Faculty development programDept. of BiotechnologyBharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli,Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli,05-Dec-200621-Dec-2006Participated
Proc. First workshop on Scientific Results of FORV Sagara Sampada. 57, June, 1989,Quality improvement programDepartment of Ocean DevelopmentCochin, Kerala05-Jun-198907-Jun-1989Participated
TitleTypeOrganized byVenueStart dateEnd dateRole
IndoUS Workshop on, Safeguarding dual use chemicalsFaculty development programPacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA, IICT, Hyderabad, Gujarat University, Punjab University and GITAM, Visakhapatnam.GITAM, Visakhapatnam20-Jul-201821-Jul-2018Participated
Recent trends in biomaterials, Biodiagnostics, Tissue Engineering, Drug Delivery and Regenerative Medicine Workshop under TEQUIPIIQuality improvement programCenter for Biomedical Engineering, IIT, Delhi, New Delhi . IIT, Delhi, New Delhi .14-Apr-201617-Apr-2016Participated
International Workshop on, Mangrove Denudation and ResilienceQuality improvement programRuhana University, Ruhana, Sri LankaRuhana University, Ruhana, Sri Lanka04-Mar-200012-Mar-2000Participated
Organization nameMembership categoryMembership type
Indian Science Congress AssociationIndividualMember
Title of the lectureName of the college / universityPlaceDate
Antimicrobial activity of crude plant extractsDepartment of Oral Biology, University of ManitobaCanada17-Sep-2012
Introduction to BiostatisticsDepartment of Biotechnology, Andhra UniversityVisakhapatnam14-Jul-2008