Courses Offered: B.Sc Biotechnology and M.Sc Biotechnology

  • 2002 - Year of Establishment.
  • 2004 - First Batch of M.Sc graduates.
  • 2004 - Establishment of Tissue culture Lab.
  • 2005 - First batch of B.Sc Graduates.
  • 2005 - Acquisition of PCR for Lab.
  • 2006 - Number of Laboratories increased from 03 to 06.
  • 2006 - Commencement of Add-on programme in Bioinformatics
  • 2007 - First batch of Students graduate from the Bioinformatics programme
  • 2007 - Year of Establishment of Biozeal Lifesciences association.
  • 2008 - 100% Results in IIIsem M.Sc.
  • 2009 - 100% Results in IVth Sem M.Sc.
  • 2011 - Two Students Bagged 4th Rank in Bangalore University Examinations.
  • 2011 - Department granted two SPiCE projects by VGST,Govt of Karnataka
  • 2011 - Maximum number of Students get selected for BCIL BITP programme
  • 2012 - 100% Placements in M.Sc.
  • 2012 - Department completes 10 Years and Acquisition of Automated UV Visible spectrophotometer for the department.
  • 2012 - Add-on programme on Clinical research implemented for M.Sc Biotechnology.
  • 2013 - REVA ISM ranked 9th in All India Top BT Schools survey by Biospectrum Magazine.
  • 2013 - Add-on programme on Clinical research implemented for M.Sc Biotechnology.
  • 2014 - Highest Marks of Class topper in B.Sc touches 94%.
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    Faculty Publication

    • Syed. Hussain Basha, M.Nuresh, 2011, "Pleconaril as Neuraminidase inhibitor for H1N1 Influenza strain-comparative docking analysis with oseltamivir"., International journal of drug discovery & Technology. Vol1, 81-86.
    • Syed. Hussain Basha, 2012, In-Silico screening of Pleconaril and its novel substituted derivatives with Neuraminidase of H1N1 Influenza strain BMC Research Notes 2012, 5:105 doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-105
    • Syed Hussain Basha, Deepthi Talluri and Raminni,Computational repositioning of ethno medicine elucidated gB-gH-gL complex as novel anti herpes drug target, BMC Complementary and Alternative medicine 2013, 13:85 doi:10.1186/1472-6882-13-85
    • Screening of potential efficacy of dietary ginger on ethanol induced oxidative stress in rat cardiac tissue: A study on changes in basic metabolic profiles.Int J.of Pharm and Life sci(IJPLS), Vol4, Issue 5: May 2013,2649-2655. G Venkata Subbaiah and K.sathyavelu reddy.
    • Investigation of IAA production potential of Azotobacter chroococcum' using wheat coleoptile bioassay" was published in Indian Journal of Agricultural Research,June 2012.
    • V. Aruna, K.C.Naidu,T.Satyanarayana and S.Ganapathy,1998:Phytochemical studies on the roots of Mucuna pruriens Baker , Indian Drugs, 35(6),356-358
    • K.C.Naidu , V. Aruna and T.Satyanarayana ,1999:Chemical constituents from the roots of Crotalaria verrucosa Linn,Ind.Jour.Nat.Prod. 14(1), 17-19
    • V. Aruna, G. Jayababu, K.C.Naidu and T.Satyanarayana,1999 : Flavanoid Compounds from the stem and leaves of Tephrosia procumbens, Buch-Ham., Journal of Medicinal and aromatic Plant Sciences,21(2),331-334.
    • G.Jayababu,K.C.Naidu, V.Pushpalatha and V.Aruna,1995 :Tree Flora of Khammam District of Andhrapradesh,India,Phytologia,78(5),357-360.
    • Geetika Pant, 2008: Biodiesel: A new energy life line, Journal of Advanced Biotech, 39-41.
    • Geetika Pant,Sudhakar Malla and Nigam Kumari Chauhan , 2012: Effect of Dry Heat Treatments on Viability and Vigour of Cassia tora L., Seeds., Online International Journal of Biosolution,vol.2,58-64.
    • Geetika Pant 2013: Bioplastics: A new life for plastics, Online International Journal of Biosolution, Vol.3,110-115.
    • Purohit, H.J. Kalia, V.C. potential of Bacillus sp. To produce polyhydroxybutyrate from biowaste. Journal of applied Microbiology. 2009 Jun; 106 (6) : 2017 – 23
    • Shalini Porwal, sadhana La, Rani, sushil kumar, simrita cheema, hemant J. Purohit, Rakesh Sharma, sanjay kumar singh patel, Vipin Chandra Kalia. Hydrogen and polyhydroxybutyrate producing abilities of microbes from diverse habitats by dark fermentative process, Bioresource technology. 2008, 99(13): 5444 – 5451.
    • Vijayendra SVN, Rastogi NK, Shamala TR, Anil-Kumar PK, Joshi GJ: Optimization of polyhydroxybutyrate production by Bacillus sp CFR 256 with corn steep liquor as a nitrogen source. Ind J Microbiol 2007, 47:170-175.
    • P.K.AnilKumar, T.R. Shamala, M.H.Prakash, G.J.Joshi, A. Chandrashekar, K.S.Latha Kumari, and M.S.Divyashree. Bacterial Synthesis of Poly(hydroxybutyrate-co-hydroxyvalerate) using carbohydrate rich mahua (Madhuca sp) flowers. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 2006. 103 (1): 204-209.
    • Shamala T. Ramachandriah. 'Extraction of polyhydroxyalkanoate from Sinorhizobium meliloti cells using Microbispora sp. culture and its enzymes'. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 2006, 39(7) : 1471-1475
    • Harish Prashanth, T.R.Shamala, R.N.Tharanathan. 'Biodegradation of chitosan-graft-polymethylmethacrylate films'. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. 2005; 56:115-120
    • N.K. Rastogi, T.R. Shamala. 'Simultaneous and comparative assessment of parent and mutant strain of Rhizobium meliloti for nutrient limitation and enhanced polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) production using optimization studies'. Process Biochemistry. 2004; 39:1977- 1983.
    • T.R. Shamala. 'Enhanced biosynthesis of Polyhydroxy-alkanoates in a mutant strain of Rhizobium meliloti.' Biotechnology letters. 2003; 25: 115-119.
    • T.R. Shamala, A. Chandrashekar and S.V.N. Vijayendra. Identification of Polyhydroxyalkanaote (PHA) –producing Bacillus spp. using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Journal of Applied Microbiology. 2003; 94: 369-374.

    List of conferences/fests/symposia

    • Intercollege workshop on Bioinformatics for postgraduate students and teachers of Bangalore University held in feb-2003.
    • "Bio-revalution 2004" Biotechnology fest conducted in February 2004
    • "Bio-zoom" a biotech symposium organized by RISM in March 2007
    • "Bio-zenith_08" an intercollegiate fest organized by Biozeal association on 23rd and 24th October 2008.
    • "Bio-zenith_2010" an intercollegiate fest organized by Biozeal association on 18th&19th March 2010.
    • "National conference on Molecular Medicine & Nanobiotechnology" to be organized jointly by Dept. of LifeSciences,REVA ISM & Dept. of Biotechnology Sir MVIT on 13th & 14th October 2010.
    • "National Conference on Chemistry,Biotechnology and Healthcare-An Interface 2011" organized by the Department of lifesciences,Reva Institute of Science & Management.Bangalore on 24th & 25th November.
    • Workshop on the role of Intellectual property rights in Biotechnology By IIPTA New Delhi November 14th and 15th 2013.
    • National Science Day Celebrations 2013 in Association with KSTA for the First Grade Colleges of 7 districts including Bangalore on February 28th 2013.