Department of Biotechnology

NAME: Monica Shwetha Benjamin
POST: Lecturer, Choir Instructor
E.MAIL ID: monicabernadett@gmail.com
Qualification:M.Sc Biotechnology Diploma in food and dairy technology
Academic Experience: 3 years of teaching
Additional experience: 6 years of vocal training (western contemporary music)
- 2 years Jyoti Nivas Pre-University College Choir
- 4 years Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous Choir

Degree Subject University, place ,year
B.Sc Biotechnology Jyoti Nivas College, 2012
M.Sc Mass Communication Mount carmel College, 2014

RESEARCH:
1. Study of Genetic Variation in Four Different Varieties of Genus Rosa Using RAPD Markers
2. Expression, Purification and Immunodetection of Fusion Protein Glutathione S transferase from Pgex-3X Vector
3. Structural determination of the 4-CL Protein of African Swine Fever Virus

PAPER PRESENTED:
1. In vitro bioactivity screening of Artocarpus heterophyllus, Artocarpus artilis and Piper betel
2. Expression, Purification and Immunodetection of Fusion Protein Glutathione S transferase from Pgex-3X Vector

CONFERENCES/ WORKSHOPS ATTENDED:
1. Attended Workshop on "Changing trends in Biotechnology...Then, now and future" conducted by Mount Carmel College Autonomous, Bengaluru on the 1st of August 2012

2. Attended National Level Conference, "Biotechcellence" conducted by the Department of Biotechnology, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu from 6th to 8th March 2014

3. Attended UGC Sponsored National Level Conference on "Medical Chemistry" conducted by the Department of Biochemistry and Chemistry, Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Bengaluru, 2015

4. Organized and participated in the Symposium, "Project Green Rescue" conducted by the Departments of Life Sciences, Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Bengaluru on 18th and 19th February 2016

5. Attended UGC Sponsored National Level Conference on "Recent trends in Chemistry" organized by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Bengaluru, 2016

6. Participated in the All India Association For Christian Higher Education (AIACHE) Golden Jubilee Celebrations held at The American College, Madurai, Tamil Nadu from 7th to 11th October 2016

7.Organized and participated in the UGC Sponsored National Level Conference "Bioessence- Integrated Healthcare" conducted by the Departments of Life Sciences, Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Bengaluru on 11th and 12th January 2017

8. Participated in the International Conference on "Women in Science, Research and Innovation (ICWSRI)" in association with The Consulate General of Israel in Bengaluru, Organized by Christ University on 20th and 21st June, 2017

ADDITIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS:
-Organized and participated in The National Level Choir Concert "LEAURA" in aid of charity, conducted by The College Choir Of Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Bengaluru on the 1st of December 2014