SUDHA RANI S Assistant Professor

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  • Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • School of Life Sciences
  • sadrassudha@gmail.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 Ph.D Microbiology/Studies on the effect of Bacillus thuringiensisvar. israelensis on mammalian system Pondicherry University 1996
2 M.Phil Biochemistry University of Madras 1988
3 M.Sc. Biochemistry University of Madras 1987
4 B.Sc. Biochemistry University of Madras 1985

Area of Specializaion

Biochemistry, Immunology, Toxicology, Phytotherapy for degenerative diseases

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 JMST-Excellent Article Award INTERNATIONAL Chinese Society of Metals and Journal of Material Sciences Editorial Board 2018 Nil

Teaching Experience

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1 Assistant Professor Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Pondicherry University

Research Experience

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1 Assistant Professor Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Pondicherry University Phytotherapeutic approaches for degenerative diseases

Industry Experience

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1 Senior Scientist Molecular Connections pvt. Ltd. Bangalore Scientific Data Curation and Molecular Pathway building
2 Senior Curator (Scientist) BioBase Biological databases pvt.Ltd., Bangalore India Scientific Data Curation and Molecular Pathway building

Contribution towards Innovation

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Patent Details

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Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

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1 Licarin A induces cell death by activation of autophagy and apoptosis in non-small cell lung cancer cells Uma Maheswari, Krishna Ghosh, Sudha Rani Sadras Apoptosis 23(3-4): 210-225 2018 3.8
2 Transition Metal Ion (Mn2+, Fe2+, Co2+, and Ni2+)Doped Carbon Dots Synthesized via Microwave-Assisted Pyrolysis: A Potential Nanoprobe for Magneto-flu Sajid Abdul Rub Pakkath, Shashank Shankar Chetty, Praneetha Selvarasu, Arumugam Vadivel Murugan, Yogesh Kumar, Latha Periyasamy, Muthukamalam Santhakumar, Sudha Rani Sadras, and Kirankumar Santhakumar ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.7b00943 2018 4.432
3 Mechanism and Regulation of Autophagy in Cancer Uma Maheswari, and Sudha Rani Sadras Critical Reviews in Oncogenesis 23(5-6): 269–280 2018 0.87
4 Green synthesized silver nanoparticles: Catalytic dye degradation, in vitro anticancer activity and in vivo toxicity in rats Jayachandra Reddy Nakkalaa , Rani Mata , Kumar Rajab , Varshney Khub Chandra , Sudha Rani Sadras Materials Science and Engineering C 91: 372-381 2018 5.88
5 In vivo bio-distribution, clearance and toxicity assessment of biogenic silver and gold nanoparticles synthesized from Abutilon indicum in Wistar rats Rani Mata, Jayachandra Reddy Nakkala, Sudha Rani Sadras Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology 48 :157-165 2018 3.225
6 Characterization of dioxygenases and biosurfactants produced by crude oil degrading soil bacteria Muthukamalam and Sudha Rani Sadras Brazilian Journal of Microbiology 48: 637–647 2017 1.091
7 Green synthesized nano silver: Synthesis, physicochemical profiling, antibacterial, anticancer activities and biological in vivo toxicity. Jayachandra Reddy Nakkala, Rani Mata, Sudha Rani Sadras Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 499: 33–45 2017 3.782
8 Polyphenol stabilized colloidal gold nanoparticles from Abutilon indicum leaf extract induce apoptosis in HT-29 colon cancer cells Rani Mata, Jayachandra Reddy Nakkala, Sudha Rani Sadras ( Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 143 : 499–510 2016 4.152
9 The antioxidant and catalytic activities of green synthesized gold nanoparticles from Piper longumfruit extract Jayachandra Reddy Nakkala, Rani Mata, Sudha Rani Sadras Process Safety and Environmental Protection 100:288–294 2016 2.551
10 Phenazine-1-carboxamide (PCN) from Pseudomonas sp. Strain PUP6 selectively induced apoptosis in lung (A549) and breast (MDA MB-231) cancer cells by in R. Kamaraj Kennedy V. Veena P. Ravindra Naik Pragna Lakshmi R. Krishna S. Sudharani and N. Sakthivel. Apoptosis 20:858–868 2015 3.8
11 Fenugreek seed extract and its phytocompounds‑ trigonelline and diosgenin arbitrate their hepatoprotective effects through attenuation of endoplasmi Tharaheswari Mayakrishnan, Jayachandra Reddy Nakkala, Syam Praveen Kumar Jeepipalli, Kumar Raja, Varshney Khub Chandra, Vasanth Kumar Mohan, Sudha Rani Sadras Eur Food Res Technol 240:223–232 2015 1.39
12 Catalytic and various biological activities of green silver nanoparticles synthesized from Plumeria alba (Frangipani) flower extract Rani Mata, Jayachandra Reddy Nakkala, Sudha Rani Sadras Materials Science and Engineering C 51: 216–225 2015 2. 736
13 Biogenic silver nanoparticles from Abutilon indicum: Their antioxidant, antibacterial and cytotoxic effects in vitro Rani Mata, Jayachandra Reddy Nakkala, Sudha Rani Sadras Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 128 : 276–286 2015 4.287
14 Neuroprotective effect of Valeriana wallichii rhizome extract against the neurotoxin MPTP in C57BL/6 mice Subhashree Sridharan , Kumaravel Mohankumar , Syam Praveen Kumar Jeepipalli , Divya Sankaramourthyb, Larance Ronsard , Kavimani Subramanian , Manivasagam Thamilarasan , Kumar Rajae, Varshney Khub Chan NeuroToxicology 51:172–183 2015 3.379
15 Synthesis of α-Fe2-xAgxO3 Nanocrystals and Study of their Optical, Magnetic and Antibacterial properties. Mayank Bhushan, S. Muthukamalam, S. Sudharani, Annamraju Kasi Viswanath RSC Advances 5: 32006-32014 2015 3.1
16 Green synthesis of silver and gold nanoparticles from Gymnema sylvestre leaf extract: Study of antioxidant and anticancer activities Jayachandra Reddy, M. Rani, Ekta Bhagat & S. Sudha Rani Journal of Nanoparticle Research 17:151 2015 2. 278
17 Comparative Study of Antioxidant and Catalytic Activity of Silver and Gold Nanoparticles Synthesized from Costus pictus Leaf Extract. Jayachandra Reddy Nakkala, Ekta Bhagat, Kitlangki Suchiang, Sudha Rani Sadras Journal of Materials Science & Technology 31:986–99 2015 1.909
18 Size dependent catalytic and antibacterial activity of green synthesized gold nanoparticles from Plumeria alba flower extract Rani Mata, Jayachandra Reddy Nakkala, Sudha Rani Sadras Particuology 24: 78-86 2015 1.648
19 Biological activities of green silver nanoparticles synthesized with Acorous calamus rhizome extract. N. Jayachandra Reddy, Arvind Kumar Gupta, M. Rani, S. Sudha Rani European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 85C:784-794 2014 3.432
20 Evaluation of antioxidant, antibacterial and cytotoxic effects of green synthesized silver nanoparticles by Piper longum fruit N. Jayachandra Reddy, D. Nagoor Vali, M. Rani, S. Sudha Rani . Materials Science and Engineering C 34:115–122 2014 2. 736
21 Trigonelline and diosgenin attenuate ER stress, oxidative stress-mediated damage in pancreas and enhance adipose tissue PPAR-γ activity in type 2 di M. Tharaheswari N. Jayachandra Reddy R. Kumar K. C. Varshney M. Kannan S. Sudha Rani Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry 396:161-174 2014 2.388
22 Synthesis, structural characterization and antibacterial activity of Cu (II) complex, [Cu(CH3 COO)(HL1)H20].H2O. Bhagyaraju Bussa., Late P. Sambasiva Rao, S. Muthukamalam , S. Ramachitra, S.Sudha Rani & Toka Swu Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic and Nano-Metal Chemistry 43:1073–1077 2013 0.489
23 Effect of Trigonella foenum-graecum seed powder on the antioxidant levels of high fat diet and low dose streptozotocin induced type II diabetic rats P. Sankar., S. Subhashree and S. Sudha Rani European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences 16 (3 Suppl):10-17 2012 1.09

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

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Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

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Books

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Chapters in Books

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Edited Books

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Ongoing Projects

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Ongoing Consultancy Works

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Completed Projects

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1 Studies on the protective effects of Trigonella foenum-graecum (fenugreek) seeds on the endoplasmic reticulum stress mediated damage in Type II diabetic rats UGC May 2009 -April 2012 7.36 2012

Completed Consultancy Works

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Career Guidance Offered to students

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List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

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Research Guidance - PG

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Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 S. Subhashree 27-08-2009 NA Studies on the Neuroprotective effect of Valeriana wallichi rhizome extract in the in vitro and in vivo models of Parkinson disease YES 27.2.2015 YES 18.03.2016
2 Syam Praveen Kumar J 23-08-2010 NA A comparative study on the antidiabetic effects of Cassia auriculata and Gymnema sylvestre plant extracts and green synthesized metal nanoparticles in T2DM rats YES 11-08-2016 YES 22-01-2018
3 N. Jayachandra Reddy 13-10-2010 NA Nano Silver-Green Synthesis, Physicochemical profiling and Biological studies YES 10-08-2016 YES 28-04-2017
4 Uma Maheswari 12-09-2012 Isolation, purification, characterization of compounds from Myristica fragrans (Nutmeg) seeds and evaluation of their biological properties YES 12-10-2018 YES 01-08-2019
5 Ms. Rani Mata 10-08-2011 NA Silver and Gold Nano-Biosynthesis, Physicochemical characterization and Biological roles-a comprehensive study YES 31-08-2016 YES 24-08-2017
6 M. Tharaheswari 08-09-2010 NA Acomparative study on the effect of fenugreek seed extract and two of its phytoconstituents-trigonelline and diosgenin in type 2 Diabetic rats YES 24-12-2014 YES 19-01-2016
7 S. Muthukamalam 05-09-2011 NA Isolation and characterization of metabolites and pigments from soil bacteria that exhibit oil degradation and anticancer potential YES 24-08-2017 YES 02-07-2018

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

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Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
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E-Lecture Details

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Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Degenerative Diseases -Importance of awareness on the causes, prevention and therapeutic challenges Seminar Biochemistry Association, Bharathi Womens College, Chennai College 05-05-2020 05-08-2020 2020
2 Importance of awareness on Healthy Diet and Physical activity for disease prevention National Seminar on Health, Hygiene and Sanitation Little Flower Degree College, Uppal, Hyderabad National 26-04-2019 27-04-2019 2019
3 “Current Advances in Integrated Biomedicine for Healthcare” 37th National Annual Conference of Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists (IABMS) School of Biological Engineering & Sciences, Shobhit University, Meerut , INDIA National 06-11-2016 06-11-2016 2016
4 Phytotherapeutic Approaches for Degenerative Diseaeses National Conference On “Biodiversity and Human Health: New Perspectives” Bharahi Womens Govt. Arts and Science College, Chennai. National 06-02-2015 06-02-2015 2015
5 Bionanotechnology- Potential applications of green synthesized nanoparticles in Biology and Medicine National Seminar on “Recent Trends in Life Sciences” (RTLS-2015) Department of Biotechnology, Jamal Muhamed college, Tiruchirappalli National Seminar 25-02-2015 25-02-2015 2015
6 Phytotherapeutic Approaches for Degenerative Diseaeses” National Seminar on Recent Trends in Drugs and Diseases-BIOSHAN’14” Department of Biochemistry, Shanmuga Arts and Science College, Tiruvannamalai National 20-10-2014 20-10-2014 2014
7 Naturally occurring Bioactive Compounds-Leads or Ideas? National Conference on “Herbal Medicines and Health” on 16th Feb Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Madras, Taramani Campus, Chennai. National 16-02-2013 16-02-2013 2013

Conferences/Seminars Organized

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Workshop Organized

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Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

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Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

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1 Indian Science Congress Life Member 2009
2 Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists Life Member 2008
3 Biotechnology Research Society of India Life Member 2000

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