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Dr. Sindhu Shetty K.

Asst. Professor

Dr. Sindhu Shetty K. currently serves as Assistant Professor at School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri.

Qualification: B.Ed., MSc, Ph.D
sindhushettyk@am.amrita.edu
Research Interest: Enzymology, Microbial Fuel Cell, Microbiology

Bio

Dr. Sindhu Shetty K. currently serves as Assistant Professor at Amrita School of Biotechnology. She pursued her M. Sc.. from Bharathiar University.

Publications

Conference Paper

Caulobacter crescentus as a novel exoelectricigen in a dual chambered Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC)

Authors : Prof. Bipin Nair, Ajith M., Dr. Sindhu Shetty K., Dr. Sanjay Pal, Megha Prasad, S. Girish

Publisher : Technical Program Committee of the “2017 IEEE International( Biennial) Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy

Cost effective media for the production of Alpha-1, 5-endo arabinase

Authors : Dr. Sindhu Shetty K.

Publisher : International Conference, Biospectrum

Optimization of Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) Operated with Waste Water as Substrate

Authors : Prof. Bipin Nair, Ajith M., Dr. Sanjay Pal, Dr. Sindhu Shetty K., Vishnu Nandakumar

Publisher : Electrical, Electronics, and Optimization Techniques (ICEEOT), International Conference on

Pneumatophore Inspired Biomimetic Approach to Design an Energy Neutral Aerator for Application in Composting

Authors : Prof. Bipin Nair, Ajith M., Dr. Sindhu Shetty K., Dr. Sanjay Pal, Anjana, A. Das, A.S. Athira, H. Hari, K. S. Lekshmi, S. Babu

Publisher : Technical Program Committee of the “2017 IEEE International ( Biennial) Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy”, TAP Energy-2017.

Cost effective media formulation and optimization for the production of Alpha-1, 5-endo-arabinase (Poster)

Authors : Dr. Sindhu Shetty K.

Publisher : International Symposium, Emerging Discoveries in Microbiology by 56th Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI-2015)

Journal Article

Education
  • 2019 : Ph. D. (Microbiology)
    Bharathiar University
  • 2001 : M. Sc. (Microbiology)
    Sree Narayana Guru College, Coimbatore
  • 1999 : B. Ed. (Physical Science)
    Kannur University
  • 1997 : B. Sc. (Microbiology, Botany, Chemistry)
    Mangalore University
Position and Honors
  • Qualified State Eligibility Test (SET), in botany from Directorate of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala.
Experience and Training Relevant to the Research Project
  • Action of beta lactam antibiotics on microorganisms in hospital samples, from PSG IMS, Coimbatore.
  • Caulobacter crescentus as an exoelecricigen in Microbial Fuel cells,
  • DNA origami-A blueprint as a building block.
  • Rapid assay development for naringinase enzyme.
  • Characterization of endo-arabinase and its application for biotransformation.
  • Lytic broadcasting system using different materials and bacteriophages as lytic agents.
  • Actinomycetes and its bioactive compounds as an antibiotic on microorganisms.
  • Biomimetic approach to design an energy efficient neutral aerator.

Subjects Handled/ Handling
M. Sc. /B. Sc. Research Projects
  • Have guided more than 8 M. Sc. and 12 B. Sc. projects on different themes.
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