Dr. Rashmi D

M.Sc Microbiology

Assistant Professor

Publications/ Poster Presentations/ Conferences:

  • Rashmi. D., Suguna. S R., Tessy Anu Tomas., Helen.D., Komal., Nazia Imam, Sharmila.T. Combitorial Study of Bacteriocin from Acinetobacter variabilis with Essential Oils against Food Borne Pathogens. Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research,Vol 5 (6): 1-9, June- 2018. Impact factor of journal: 5.87
  • Rashmi, D., Sharmila, T., Patil, S., Apine, O., Sistla, S., & Jadhav, J. (2018). Isolation detection and characterization of syringolin a produced from the probiotic strain Bacillus cereus isolated from donkey milk. Journal of Analytical Chromatography and Spectroscopy, 1(2). EnPress Publisher. Impact factor of journal: 1.665
  • Rashmi, D., Srinivas Sistla, and Sharmila, T. Study of antagonistic properties of bacteria from cow’s milk by real-time surface plasma resonance biosensor (BIAcore). Journal of Pharmaceutical, Chemical and Biological Sciences, 2018; 5 (4): 365-370. Impact factor of journal: 5.923
  • Rashmi, D., Srinivas Sistla, and Sharmila, T. Study of antagonistic properties of bacteria from pulses by real-time surface plasma resonance biosensor (Biacore). Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, 2018; Impact factor of journal: 2.43
  • Rashmi, D. and Sharmila, T. Probiotic non lactic acid bacteria: study of bacteriocin for the antagonistic activity. International Journal of Advance Research, 2017; 5 (4): 1427-1433. Impact factor of journal: 7.08

Education:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Microbiology with course work at Department of Microbiology & Biotechnology, Bangalore University.
  • Master of Science in Microbiology from Department of studies in Microbiology, Mysore University.
  • Bachelor of Science, Mysore University.

Skills/Recognition’s/Awards:

  • Microbiological techniques like staining, microscopic identification, characterizations and biochemical tests.
  • Chromatography, Electrophoresis, centrifugation and spectrophotometric techniques used for the analysis of biomolecules.
  • Immunological techniques- immuno-diffusion, ELISA, WIDAL tests and Blood tests.
  • Other techniques- Polymerase chain reaction, Plant tissue culture technology, HPLC, ELISA, Blotting techniques, Gene transfer, Bioinformatics and Statistical analysis of the data using SPSS software.

Subjects taught:

  • Microbial Physiology & Biochemistry.
  • Bacteriology, Virology and Eukaryotic Microbiology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Recombinant DNA Technology
  • Microbial Biotechnology

Seminars & Workshops:

  • Attended 3- day National workshop on “Skills & strategies for a Successful Research Career” organized by Padmashree Institute of Management and Sciences, Bengaluru on 15 –17 November 2018.
  • Attended one-day National seminar on “Science Vocational Education: Perspectives of Industry and Academia” organized by Padmashree Institute of Management and Sciences, Bengaluru on 22 nd July, 2018.
  • Attended two-day National Seminar on “Research made easy Tips, Tools and Technologies” organized by University Library, Bangalore University, Bengaluru on 12 th -13 th January, 2017.
  • Attended one-day International conference on “Science and Technology for Management of Emerging Environmental Issues” at Jnana jyothi auditorium, Central college campus, Bangalore University, Bengaluru on 7 th January, 2017.
  • Completed a month “Refresher course in JIVAS” [Jain Institution of Vocational and Advanced Studies] Bangalore, on “Techniques and Instrumentation in Biotechnology”.
  • Completion of certification course on “Plant Tissue Culture”, an UGC sponsored career oriented course (Add-on course) under University of Mysore, Mysore.
  • Participated in the “National conference on Biotechnology and Clinical research in India” held and organized by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  • Participated in the poster presentation competition titled “DNA fingerprinting” conducted as a part of “Biovision-2005” organized by Department of Microbiology, S.B.R.R.Mahajana first grade college, Mysore.
  • Participated in the seminar “Trends in DNA technology” organized by S.B.R.R.Mahajana first grade college, Mysore.
  • Participated in a debate and essay competition “Microorganisms- pros and cons” organized by JSS Women’s college, Mysore.

 

Research Papers Presented:

  • Rashmi. D, Sharmila.T, C. Rajendra Singh Combitoral Studies Of Goldnanoparticles With Bacteriocin (N-AHL) At An Elevated pH presented at UGC sponsored two day National Seminar on “Sustainable Environment Through Biological Science and Technology” organized by Department of Microbiology, Davangere University, Davangere on 07-08 February, 2019.
  • Rashmi. D, Suguna. S R, Tessy Anu Tomas, Sharmila, T. Combitorial Study Of Bacteriocin From Acinetobacter Variabilis With Essential Oils Against Food Borne Pathogens presented at International conference on recent trends in Zoology, Biodiversity, Genetics and Environmental sciences organized by Department of Zoology, Bangalore University and IMRF (International Multidisciplinary Research Foundation) on 04-05 December, 2018.
  • Athira K, Lahari Basavaraju, Sejal Kumar and Rashmi, D. 2018. Study of proteolytic enzyme activity from Non-Lactic acid bacteria poster presented at International conference on recent trends in Zoology, Biodiversity, Genetics and Environmental sciences organized by Department of Zoology, Bangalore University and IMRF (International Multidisciplinary Research Foundation) on 04-05 December, 2018.
  • Rashmi, D. and Sharmila, T. 2016. Study of antagonistic properties of food borne bacteria by real-time surface plasma resonance biosensor (BIAcore) presented at the “9 th National Women’s Science Congress” organized by Swadishi Vignana Andolana Karnataka, Bangalore.
  • Rashmi, D. and Sharmila, T. 2015. Isolation of bacteriocin producing bacteria from food sources presented at 11 th Kannada Vijnana Sammelana Karnataka Science Congress organized by Swadeshi Vijnana Andolona on 13-15 th September, 2015.
  • Rashmi, D. and Sharmila, T. 2015. Characterisation of antagonistic property of food borne bacteria presented at UGC Sponsored National Symposium on “Microbe and Human Welfare” held at JSS college of Arts Commerce and Science, Mysore on 23- 24 th March, 2015.
  • Rashmi, D. and Sharmila, T. 2014. Isolation and characterisation of bacteriocins from food borne bacteria presented at National Conference on Biological Advances and it’s Relevance to the Environment (BARE) at Government Science College, Bangalore.