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Faculty Profile – KBR

Mrs. ROOPA K B

Assistant Professor

Email : roopakb@sit.ac.in

Contact No : +91 9480306422, 0816-2214039

Research Page: Research Page Link

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BIOGRAPHY


Mrs. Roopa. K. B. is working as an assistant professor at the Department of Biotechnology at Siddaganga Institute of Technology for over 10 years. She is currently pursuing her Ph. D. in Microbiology at Jain University. She is graduated with B. Sc. (CBZ) and M. Sc. in Microbiology from Bangalore University. Prior to joining SIT, she was working as a lecturer at Siddaganga College of Arts and Science for 5 years. She has guided several undergraduate research students in her research expertise. Her areas of research are in the field of Environmental Microbiology (Biodegradation of dyes) and Molecular biology. She is also a coordinator and facilitator for major projects and mini projects in the department and a member for BOS and BOE. She has presented her research in various national and international journals. And also, she is a member of various professional bodies.

EDUCATION DETAILS


Degree Specialization Year University
Ph. D Microbiology Thesis Submitted Jain University, India
M.Sc Microbiology 2002 Kuvempu University, India.
B.Sc Chemistry, Zoology and Microbiology 1999 Bangalore University, India.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE


Designation Work Place Duration Type
Assistant Professor Department of Biotechnology, Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur Aug 2007 to till date Teaching
Lecturer Siddaganga College of Arts, science and Commerce for Women, Tumkur Jun 2002 to 2007 Teaching

FUNDED PROJECT


Year

Organization

Title

Amount in `

Role

2009- 10

VTU

Identification of lead compound  against nuclear factor kappa B (NFκB) of ulcerative colitis  by virtual screening of medicinal plant compounds and invivo test on acetic acid induced u. colitis experimental rats 2.2 Lakhs

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AREA OF INTERESTS / RESEARCH


  1. Environmental Microbiology (Biodegradation of dyes)
  2. Molecular Biology