Department of Chemistry & Botany

NAME: Dr. PRIYADARSHINI PILLAI
POST: M.Sc, M.Phil,Ph.D
E.MAIL ID: priya.pillai07@gmail.com
Qualification: MSc, M.Phil, PhD., CSIR UGC-NET, ICAR-NET, GATE, MBA (TQM)
ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:10.5 years


EDUCATION

Degree Subject University, place ,year
B.Sc. Biology (BCZ) Vikram University Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh (1997)
M.Sc Botany (Specialization in Biotechnology) Vikram University Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh (1999)
M.Phil Environment Management Vikram University Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh (2000)
PhD Plant Biotechnology (Phytoremediation) Vikram University Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh (2006)
MBA Total Quality Management Manipal University, Bangalore (2012)

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Plant Biotechnology, Phytoremediation.

PUBLICATIONS:
1. Priyadarshini Pillai, In Silico Analysis and Homology Modelling of Antioxidant Proteins of Amaranthus, ASNJJRA, Vol 11(1), Jan-June 2017, p 1-9, ISSN 0975-465X.

2. Priyadarshini Pillai, Study of Accumulation of Heavy Metal Contamination and its Biochemical effects on Aquatic Plant Pistia stratiotes L.ASNJJRA.

3. In silico Sequence Analysis, Homology Modeling and Function Annotation of Ocimumbasilicum.INT. J. BIOAUTOMATION, October 2017, 16(2), 111-118

4. Priyadarshini Pillai,, Biosorption study of pharmaceutical industry effluent using few aquatic Macrophytes published in International Journal of Environmental Sciences, Integrated Publishing Association, Volume 7 (2), September 2016, p 184 - 200.( http://www.ipublishing.co.in/jcesissues.html).

5. Priyadarshini Pillai, "Phytoremediation Of Heavy Metals From Aqueous Environment Using Aquatic Macrophytes Pistia Stratiotes L.," published in Journal of Environmental Science, Computer Science and Engineering &Technology : An International Peer Review E-3 Journal of Sciences and Technology, June 2016- August 2016; Sec. A; Vol.5. No.3, 391-401.E- ISSN: 2278-179X. (file:///C:/Users/admin/Downloads/A.5.1022.pdf).

6. Priyadarshini Pillai, "Impact of paper and pulp mill effluent on physiological and biochemical parameters of Indian mustard (Brassica juncea l.)," published in International Journal for Innovative Research in Science and Technology, IJIRST INDIA, ISSN (online):2349-6010, Vol 2, Issue 12, May, 2016, p 228- 231. http://ijirst.org/index.php?p=Archives&v=2&i=12&start=30).

7. Priyadarshini Pillai, "Impact of paper and pulp mill effluent on physiological and biochemical parameters of wheat (Triticum aestivum)" published in International Journal of Eco-toxicology and Environmental Monitoring, Palani, Tamil Nadu, ISSN:0971-0965,21(3), 201-207,2011.

8. Priyadarshini Pillai, "Accumulation of different heavy metals from contaminated wastewater by aquatic plant Lemna minor and the biochemical effects of heavy metals on Lemna minor L." published in International Journal of Nature Environment & Pollution Technology, Techno science Publications, Karad, Maharashtra. ISSN 0972-6268, Vol. 9, No.4, Dec. 2010, p -767- 774.

9. Priyadarshini Pillai, "Bio sorption study of textile, dye and printing industry effluent using natural biological adsorbents published in International Journal of Nature Environment & Pollution Technology, Techno science Publications, Karad, Maharashtra. ISSN 0972-6268, Vol. 9, No.4, Dec. 2010, p -675- 682.

10. Priyadarshini Pillai, "Biochemical Effect of Heavy Metals on Azolla pinnata" published in International Journal of Eco-toxicology and Environmental Monitoring, Palani, Tamil Nadu, ISSN:0971-0965, vol. 19,No. 5, 2009, p- 461-470.

11. Dr. PriyadarshiniPillai," Micro- Finance - A Miracle Cure to Eradicate Rural Poverty" published in Glimpses International Journal of Higher Education, online, Vol1. Issue1, (2011) ISSN: 2249-5711.

Books
1. Dr. Priyadarshini Pillai, 'Lack of Civic Sense', ISBN Number: 978-93- 5051-841-0, Himalaya publications, 2012.

2. Dr. Priyadarshini Pillai, 'Business Government and Society, ISBN Number:1008-96- 5051-841- 0, Himalaya publications, 2013.

PAPER PRESENTED:
1. Paper Presented on "2-Aminothiazole as a Novel Kinase Inhibitor Template. Structure-Activity Relationship Studies toward the Discovery of N-(2- Chloro-6- thylphenyl)-2-[[6-[4- (2-hydroxyethyl)- 1-piperazinyl)]- 2-methyl- 4-pyrimidinyl]amino)]- 1,3-thiazole-5- carboxamide Dasatinib, BMS-354825) as a Potent pan-Src KinaseInhibitor" at GVK Biocampus, Balanagar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India, on 5th October. 2007.

2. Paper Presented on "Quantitative Structure - Activity relationship of Lymphocyte specific protein tyrosine kinase inhibitors along with homology modeling, structure based and pharmacophore studies" at GVK Biocampus, Balanagar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India, on 16th may,2007.

3. Paper Presentation on "Phytoremediation techniques" at 20th M.P Young Scientists Congress held in 28 th Feb-1st Mar. 2005 in Vikram University, Ujjain.

CONFERENCE ATTENDED:
1. Training on Protein Modeling and Rational Drug Design (Jan-May, 2007) at GVK Biocampus, Balanagar, Hyderabad, Telangana.

2. Lead Auditor Training and Certification on Food Safety Management System-ISO 22000:2005from BSI (British Standard Institute), Bangalore, Karnataka, August 2012.

3. Participated in the EDU Accreditation workshop on Sep. 17 th , 2010 held at Bangalore University, Bangalore.

4. Participated in the two days All India Management Association (AIMA) workshop on "Recent advances in Research methods and Data analytical

5. Tools" held on 23 rd and 24 th Oct., 2010 at Dayananda Sagar Academy, Bangalore.

6. Participated in the workshop on Chairman's Conclave on 10 th Dec., 2010,held at hotel Leela palace, Bangalore.

7. Participated in the EDU tech workshop on 18 th Feb., 2011 held at hotel Taj Residency, Bangalore.

8. Participated in the workshop on "Examination Reforms with particular reference to Carry Over System" held on March 1st, 2011 at Bangalore University, Bangalore

AWARDS/ACHIEVEMENTS:

Awards

1. All India Achievers Foundation "Shiksha Bharti Puraskar" on the occasion of National seminar on 'Outstanding Contributions to National Development' held on 9th Dec., 2010 at New Delhi.

2. International Achievers Conference "Education Excellence Award" on the occasion of National seminar on 'National Economic Development & Social Responsibilities' held on 11th Feb.,2011 at New Delhi.

Achievement
1. CSIR UGC-NET Qualified.
2. Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) ARS - NET Qualified.
3. Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE) qualified with 98 percentile.
4. Bagged the most prestigious second rank in M.Phil and seventh rank in M Sc from
Vikram University, Ujjain, (Madhya Pradesh).
5. Achieved distinction in Genetics and Biotechnology in the postgraduate degree. 6. Attained distinction in Biology in HSC Examination.

MEMBERSHIP (BOS/BOE/GUIDE/CHAIRPERSON) :
1. External reviewer for manuscripts submitted to the Plant Biotechnology Journal and Agro India Magazine.

2. External reviewer for Books to be published by Vision Publishing Co. in the area of Life Sciences.

Seminar/Conference
National Seminar on Intellectual Property Right (IPR), Mount Carmel College, Bangalore, India, July 21st and 22nd, 2017.
"National Symposium on Future of Functional Genomics" by networking with scientists across India.October 13th-14th, 2017.