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Faculty Profile – PDR

Mr. PRASANNA D R

Assistant Professor

Email : adveirprasanna@sit.ac.in

Contact No : +91 9962026963, 0816-2214039

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BIOGRAPHY


Mr. Prasanna D R is an Assistant Professor at Siddaganga Institute of    Technology since 2008. He graduated with B. E. (Biotechnology) from GMIT, VTU, Davangere, India. He later finished his M. Tech. (Bioinformatics) from SASTRA University. He is currently pursuing Ph. D. (Computational Biophysics) at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India. He has 8 years of teaching at SIT and 1 year of industrial experience as an analyst at Leads Technologies. His areas of interest include Computational Biophysics, Medicinal chemistry, MD and MC simulations and Molecular modelling and drug design. He has received a bronze medal in officers’ training academy, Kamptee, Nagpur, Maharastra, for holding First position in Pre-commission course of National Cadet Corps in Non-DC category and he has also been given the Lieutenant Rank of National Cadet Corps after completing PRCN course by Indian Army. He has also received Chief Minister Commendation card in 2013 for showing excellence in NCC by Government of Karnataka. He has been a supervisor for more than 15 -UG, 2-PG , 3-PG Diploma projects and has also published papers in journals and participated in conference proceedings. He also has membership in many professional bodies.

EDUCATION DETAILS


Degree Specialization Year University
Pursuing Ph.D. Computational Biophysics On Going Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
M.Tech Bioinformatics 2008 SASTRA University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
B.E Biotechnology 2006 Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka, India

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE


Designation Work Place Duration Type
Assistant Professor Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur Jan 2018 – Till Date Teaching
Research Associate Analyst at Leads technologies, Bangalore-INDIA Dec 2007 – Aug 2008 Industry

FUNDED PROJECT


Year

Organization

Title

Amount in 

Role

2011

Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology

Investigation of Rhizome active compounds of an Ethno – Medicinal plant against α-Synuclein involved in the Neuro-degenerative Parkinsonism by the structure based drug design and tetramer structure development

3,500

Supervisor

AREA OF INTERESTS / RESEARCH


  1. Computational Biophysics
  2. Medicinal chemistry
  3. MD and MC simulations
  4. Molecular modelling and Drug design

HONOURS & ACHIEVEMENTS


  1. Received BRONZE MEDEL in officers training academy, Kamptee, Nagpur, Maharastra, for holding First position in Pre-commission course of National Cadet Corps in Non-DC category.
  2. Given Lieutenant Rank of National Cadet Corps after completing PRCN course by Indian Army.
  3. Received Chief Minister Commendation card in 2013 for showing excellence in NCC by Government of Karnataka

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS


JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. V. Chirasani, P.D. Revanasiddappa, S. Senapati, “Structural plasticity of cholesteryl ester transfer protein assists its lipid transfer activity”, J. Biol. Chem. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M116.744623 (2016). (impact factor = 4.573)

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  1. Revanasiddappa .M, Prasanna .D .R and Raghavendra S C “Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles with Tinospora Cordifolia and Costus Igneus Plant Extracts” in 4th Bangalore Nano held at Bangalore during 8th – 9th December 2011