PRATHAP KUMAR SHETTY H. Professor

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  • Department of Food Science & Technology
  • School of Life Sciences
  • pkshalady@yahoo.co.uk

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 PhD Relavance of fumonisins in Indian context National Institute of Nutrition (Mangalore Univ) 1999
2 MSc Bioscience Mangalore University 1992
3 BSc Biology and Chemistry Mangalore University 1990

Area of Specializaion

Food Biotechnology, Food Safety

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 Fellow INTERNATIONAL The Royal Society of Chemistry, London 2018 NA

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Professor Department of Food Science and Technology Pondicherry University
2 Associate Professor Department of Food Science and Technology Pondicherry University
3 Reader Department of Food Science and Technology Pondicherry University
4 Associate professor/Senior Scientist Department of Food Genetics and Biotechnology Aarhus University, Denmark
5 Assistant Professor Department of Food Science Copenhagen University, Denmark
6 Lecturer Department of Microbiology Mangalore University

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 Visiting Researcher Danish Seed Health Center for Developing Countries, Frederiksberg, Denmark Copenhagen University, Denmark Mycotoxins and health
2 Scientist/Academic Malabjeder Department of Agroecology and Product Quality Aarhus University, Denmark Endophyte alkaloids
3 Post Doctoral Research Associate Department of Specialty Care Services University of Texas Health Centre at Tyler, Texas, US Molecular bilogy of lung cancer

Industry Experience

S.No Designation Company/Corporate Nature of Work

Contribution towards Innovation

S.No Name of the Work/Contribution Specialization Remarks

Patent Details

S.No Title Status Patent Number Year of Award Type Commercialized Status
1 Detection of artificially ripened fruits using conjugated nanometal composites APPLIED 201741012672 2017 NATIONAL NO
2 Methods to detect acidic food spoilage APPLIED 4425/CHE/2014 2014 NATIONAL NO

Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Kavitake D, Balyan S, Bruntha Devi1 PB, Shetty PH Evaluation of oil-in-water (O/W) emulsifying properties of galactan exopolysaccharide from Weissella confusa KR780676 Journal of Food Science and Technology 57:1579–1585 2020 1.946
2 Phenolic profile, antioxidant and enzyme inhibitory activities of underutilized spices from Central Africa Djiazet S, Blandine L K, Mezajoug L, Devi PB, Nazareth MS, Tchie´gang C and Shetty PH Journal of Food Science and Technology https://doi.org/10.1007/s13197-020-04625-w 2020 1.946
3 Evaluation of functional properties of potential probiotic isolates from fermented brine pickle Ragul K, Kandasamy S, Devi PB and Shetty Food Chemistry 311, 126057 2020 5.680
4 Probiotic Potential of Bacillus Strains Isolated from an Acidic Fermented Food Idli Shivangi, S., Devi, P.B., Ragul, K. and Shetty PH Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins https://doi.org/10.1007/s12602-020-09650-x 2020 3.050
5 Report on aflatoxin-binding activity of galactan exopolysaccharide produced by Weissella confusa KR780676 Kavitake, D, Singh, SP, Kandasamy S, Devi PB and Shetty PH 3 Biotech 10, 181 2020 2.270
6 Interface between food grade flavour and water soluble galactan biopolymer to form a stable water-in-oil-in-water emulsion Kavitake D, Balyan S, Devi PB and Shetty PH International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 135 445–452. 2019 5.162
7 Hydrocinnamic acid produced by Enterobacter xiangfangensis impairs AHL-based quorum sensing and biofilm formation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Sharma S, Gopu V, Sivashankar C and Shetty PH RSC Advances 9, 28678 - 28687. 2019 3.070
8 Safety and Stability Assessment of Potential Probiotic Strains from Fermented Mango Brine Pickle Ragul K, Kandasamy S, Devi PB and Shetty PH Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins https://doi.org/10.1007/s12602-019-09617-7 2019 3.050
9 Biotechnological potential of exopolysaccharide as a bioemulsifier produced by Rhizobium radiobacter CAS isolated from curd Kavitake D, Marchawala FZ, Delattre C, Shetty PH, Pathak H, and Andhare P Bioactive Carbohydrates and Dietary Fibre 20, 100202 2019 2.08
10 Anti quorum sensing and anti virulence activity of tannic acid and its potential to breach resistance in Salmonella enterica Typhi Paratyphi A clinica Chandran S, Nisha NK, Ghosh R and Shetty PH Microbial Pathogenesis 138. 103813 2019 2.749
11 Physical and functional characterization of succinoglycan exopolysaccharide produced by Rhizobium radiobacter CAS from curd sample Kavitake D, Delattre C, Devi PB, Pierre G, Michaud P, Shetty PH, Andhare P International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 135, 1013-1021. 2019 5.162
12 NIR spectroscopic method for the detection of calcium carbide in artificial ripening of mangoes (Magnifera indica) Lakade A, Sundar K, Ravi R, Venktraman V and Shetty PH Food Additives and Contaminants A XX-XX 2019 2.129
13 Effect of γ- irradiation on physico-chemical and antioxidant properties of galactan exopolysaccharide from Weissella confusa KR780676 Kavitake B, Techi M, Abid UK, Kandasamy S, Devi PB and Shetty PH Journal of Food Science and Technology 56, 1766-1774 2019 1.797
14 Prebiotic potential of water extractable polysaccharide from red kidney bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Jabastin J, Devi BP, Kavitake D, Priyadarisini BV and Shetty PH LWT Food Science and Technology 101, 703-710 2018 3.129
15 Production, partial characterization and antioxidant properties of exopolysaccharide α-D-glucan produced by Leuconostoc lactis KC117496 isolated from Saravanan K, Digambar K, Kandasamy S, Devi PB and Shetty PH Journal of Food Science and Technology 56, 159–166 2018 1.797
16 Characterization of α-D-glucan produced by a probiont Enterococcus hirae KX577639 from feces of south Indian Irula tribals Jayamanohar J, Devi PB, Kavitake D, Rajendran S, Priyadarisini VB and Shetty PH International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 118, 1667-1675 2018 3.909
17 Characterization of α-D-glucan produced by a probiont Enterococcus hirae KX577639 from feces of south Indian Irula tribals Jayamanohar J, Devi PB, Kavitake D, Rajendran S, Priyadarisini VB and Shetty PH International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 118, 1667-1675 2018 5.162
18 Production, partial characterization and antioxidant properties of exopolysaccharide α-D-glucan produced by Leuconostoc lactis KC117496 isolated from Saravanan K, Digambar K, Kandasamy S, Devi PB and Shetty PH Journal of Food Science and Technology 56, 159–166 2018 1.946
19 Probiotic characterization and antioxidant properties of Weissella confusa KR780676, isolated from an Indian fermented food Sharma, S., Kandasamy, S., Kavitake, D., & Shetty, P. H. LWT-Food Science and Technology 97, 53-60 2018 3.129
20 Recent developments on encapsulation of lactic acid bacteria as potential starter culture in fermented foods–a review. Kavitake, D., Kandasamy, S., Devi, P. B., & Shetty, P. H. Food Bioscience 21, 34-44 2018 2.371
21 Hyperthermia effect and antibacterial efficacy of Fe3+/Co2+ co‐substitutions in β‐Ca3 (PO4) 2 for bone cancer and defect therapy. Singh, R. K., Srivastava, M., Prasad, N. K., Shetty, P. H., & Kannan, S. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials 06(3),1317-1328. 2018 3.3
22 Gold nanoparticle-based method for detection of calcium carbide in artificially ripened mangoes (Magnifera indica). Lakade, A. J., Sundar, K., & Shetty, P. H. Food Additives & Contaminants: Part A, DOI: 10.1080/19440049.2018.1449969 2018 2.129
23 Characterization of α-D-glucan produced by a probiont Enterococcus hirae KX577639 from feces of south Indian Irula tribals Jayamanohar, J., Devi, P. B., Kavitake, D., Rajendran, S., Priyadarisini, V. B., & Shetty, P. H. International journal of biological macromolecules July 2018 3.909
24 Characterization of probiotic potential of Bacillus species isolated from a traditional brine pickle Ragul, K., Syiem, I., Sundar, K., & Shetty, P. H. Journal of food science and technology 54(13), 4473-4483. 2017 1.797
25 Nanomaterial-based sensor for the detection of milk spoilage Lakade, A. J., Sundar, K., & Shetty, P. H. LWT-Food Science and Technology 75, 702-709 2017 3.129
26 Study on E. coli and Salmonella biofilms from fresh fruits and vegetables Amrutha, B., Sundar, K., & Shetty, P. H. Journal of food science and technology 54 (5), 1091-1097 2017 1.797
27 Effect of organic acids on biofilm formation and quorum signaling of pathogens from fresh fruits and vegetables. Amrutha, B., Sundar, K., & Shetty, P. H. Microbial pathogenesis 111, 156-162. 2017 2.332
28 Spice oil nanoemulsions: Potential natural inhibitors against pathogenic E. coli and Salmonella spp. from fresh fruits and vegetables Amrutha, B., Sundar, K., & Shetty, P. H. LWT-Food Science and Technology 79, 152-159 2017 3.129
29 Synthesis of silver nanoparticles using bacterial exopolysaccharide and its application for degradation of azo-dyes Saravanan, C., Rajesh, R., Kaviarasan, T., Muthukumar, K., Kavitake, D., & Shetty, P. H. Biotechnology Reports 15, 33-40. 2017 0.0
30 Cyanidin inhibits quorum signalling pathway of a food borne opportunistic pathogen Gopu,V., & Shetty, P.H. Journal of food science and technology 53 (2), 968-976 2016 1.797
31 Isolation of histamine forming bacteria and quantification of histamine from fermented mango pickle Ragul, K., Sundar, K., & Shetty, P. H. Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology 10 (4), 2843-2849 2016 0.0
32 Physico-chemical characterization of galactan exopolysaccharide produced by Weissella confusa KR780676 Devi, P.B., Kavitake, D., & Shetty, P.H. International journal of biological macromolecules 93, 822-828 2016 3.909
33 Isolation and characterization of exopolysaccharide from Leuconostoc lactis KC117496 isolated from idli batter Saravanan, C., & Shetty, P. H. International journal of biological macromolecules 90, 100-106 2016 3.909
34 Regulation of acylated homoserine lactones (AHLs) in beef by spice marination Gopu,V., & Shetty, P.H. Journal of food science and technology 53 (6), 2686-2694 2016 1.797
35 Characterization of a novel galactan produced by Weissella confusa KR780676 from an acidic fermented food Kavitake, D., Devi, P. B., Singh, S.P., & Shetty, P. H. International journal of biological macromolecules 86, 681-689 2016 3.909
36 Aflatoxin [B. sub. 1] binding by microflora isolated from fermented foods Singh,S.P., Sundar, K., & Shetty, P. H. Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology 10 (1), 625-631 2016 0.0
37 Anti-quorum sensing activity of spice oil nanoemulsions against food borne pathogens Venkadesaperumal, G., Rucha, S., Sundar, K., & Shetty, P. H. LWT-Food Science and Technology 66, 225-231 2016 3.129
38 Quorum quenching activity in the cell-free lysate of Enterobacter ludwigii isolated from beef and its effect on quorum sensing regulation in Yersinia Gopu, V., Meena, C. K., Murali, A., & Shetty, P. H. RSC Advances 6(25), 21277-21284 2016 2.936
39 Petunidin as a competitive inhibitor of acylated homoserine lactones in Klebsiella pneumoniae Gopu, V., Meena, C. K., Murali, A., & Shetty, P. H. RSC Advances 6 (4), 2592-2601 2016 2.936
40 Diversity and functional characterization of microflora isolated from traditional fermented food idli Saravanan, C., Gopu, V., & Shetty, P. H. Journal of food science and technology 52 (11), 7425-7432 2016 1.797
41 Quercetin influences quorum sensing in food borne bacteria: in-vitro and in-silico evidence Gopu, V., Meena, C. K., & Shetty, P. H. PloS one 10 (8), e0134684 2015 2.766
42 Himalayan cheese (Kalari/kradi): Effect of different storage temperatures on its physicochemical, microbiological and antioxidant properties Mushtaq, M., Gani, A., Shetty, P. H., Masoodi, F. A., & Ahmad, M. LWT-Food Science and Technology 63 (2), 837-845 2015 3.129
43 Quorum quenching activity of Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels and its anthocyanin malvidin against Klebsiella pneumoniae. Gopu, V., Kothandapani, S., & Shetty, P. H. Microbial pathogenesis 79, 61-69 2015 2.332
44 Effect of ingredients on sensory profile of idli. Durgadevi, M., & Shetty, P. H. Journal of food science and technology 51(9), 1773-1783 2014 1.797
45 Fungal endophytes of sorghum in Burkina Faso: Occurrence and distribution Zida, E. P., Thio, I. G., Deleuran, L. C., Wulff, E. G., Lund, O. S., Shetty, P. H., & Boelt, B. African Journal of Microbiology Research 8(46), 3782-3793 2014 NA

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year
1 Assessment of in vivo antioxidant activity of galactan exopolysaccharide from Weissella confusa KR780676 using Saccharomyces cerevisiae mutants. Digambar Kavitake, Bhavana V, Madhu Dyavaiah, Sujatha Kandasamy, Prathapkumar H Shetty 26th ICFoST at CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad Nil 2017
2 Aflatoxin binding activity of galactan exopolysaccharide (EPS) produced by Weissella confusa KR780676. Sujatha Kandasamy, Digambar Kavitake, Sanjay Pratap Singh, Prathapkumar H Shetty 26th ICFoST at CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad Nil 2017
3 Prebiotic and antibiofilm potential of polysaccharide extracted from red kidney bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Palanisamy Bruntha Devi, Jabastin Jayamanohar, Digambar Kavitake, Prathapkumar H Shetty 26th ICFoST at CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad Nil 2017
4 Quorum quenching potential of phytochemical against drug resistant and sensitive salmonella enterica Sivasankar C, Prathapkumar H Shetty 26th ICFoST at CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad Nil 2017
5 Functional and technological characterization of microflora isolated from fermented pickle Ragul Kesavan, Kothandapani Sundar, Prathapkumar H Shetty 85th SBC(I) Annual Meeting at CFTRI, Mysore Nil 2016
6 Novel exopolysaccharide from Weissella confusa KR780676: Characterization and Physico-chemical properties. Digambar Kavitake, Sujatha Kandasamy and Prathapkumar H Shetty 85th SBC(I) Annual Meeting at CFTRI, Mysore Nil 2016
7 Characterization of potential probiotic properties of fermentation microflora from idli batter. Sanjay Pratap Singh, Digambar Kavitake and Prathapkumar H Shetty 85th SBC(I) Annual Meeting at CFTRI, Mysore Nil 2016
8 Isolation of fermentation micro flora from idli batter and their probiotic characterization Shivangi Sharma, Sujatha Kandasamy, Prathapkumar H Shetty International Conference on Food, Energy and Water. Microbiology (ICFEWM-2016), Periyar University, Salem Nil 2016
9 Probiotic Properties of Microorganisms isolated from Idli Batter Shivangi Sharma, Sujatha Kandasamy, Prathapkumar H Shetty Food Processing for Sustainable Agriculture & Industry (ICFoST XXV), Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar Nil 2016
10 Quorum quenching activity of selected organic acids against food spoilage bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa PUFSTB04. Kothandapani Sundar, Maniharan Sheeba, Gopu Venkadesaperumal, Prathapkumar H Shetty Israel Society for Microbiology (ISM) annual meeting, Bar-Ilan University, Israel. Nil 2016
11 Nanomaterial-based method for the detection of organic acids from food samples Ankita Lakade, Kothandapani Sundar, Prathapkumar H Shetty Food Processing for Sustainable Agriculture & Industry (ICFoST XXV), Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar Nil 2016
12 Management of AHLs based quorum signaling in food borne pathogens. Gopu Venkadesaperumal, Prathapkumar H Shetty 25th International ICFMH conference- FoodMicro, Dublin, Ireland. Nil 2016
13 AHLs based quorum signaling in the management of food borne pathogens. Venkadesaperumal Gopu, Prathapkumar H Shetty International conference on food microbiology, 2016, Birmingham, UK Nil 2016
14 Influence of starter cultures on antioxidant properties during co-fermentation of finger millet and horse gram. Palanisamy Bruntha Devi, Prathapkumar Halady Shetty, Brindha Priyadarisini Venkadesan XXIV Indian Convention of Food Scientists & Technologists, Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth (VNMKV), Parbhani, Maharashtra Nil 2015
15 Galactan exopolysaccharide characterization from Weissella confusa isolated from idli batter. Palanisamy Bruntha Devi, Digambar Kavitake, Prathapkumar Halady Shetty, Brindha Priyadarisini Venkadesan International Conference on Converging Biotechnological innovations for Health, Food and Environmental Welfare, Karunya University, Coimbatore Nil 2015
16 Effect of fermented finger millet-horse gram based food (Indian dosa) on oxidative stress, hyperglycaemia and its associated complications in diabetic Bruntha Devi, Prathapkumar Shetty, Brindha Priyadarisini ICFOST – XXIII, National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM), Kundli, Harayana Nil 2014
17 In-vitro and In-silico evidence of quercetin as quorum quencher against food borne pathogens. Venkadesaperumal Gopu, Prathapkumar H Shetty XXIII Indian convention of food scientists and technologist (ICFOST) 2014 organized by NIFTEM & CFTRI , Mysore, India Nil 2014
18 Nanomaterial-based sensors for detection of milk spoilage Ankita Lakade, Kothandapani Sundar, Prathapkumar H Shetty ICFOST – XXIII, National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM), Kundli, Harayana Nil 2014

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 1. Innovations in Technologies for Fermented Food and Beverage Industries Panda SK and Shetty PH Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018 978-3-319-74820-7

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 New Innovations in Fermentation Biotechnology of Traditional Foods of the Indian Sub-Continent Kavitake D, Kandasamy S, Devi B and Shetty PH Functional Foods and Biotechnology, 1st Edition CRC Press 2020 9781003003830
2 Traditional preserved and fermented foods and their nutritional aspects Shetty PH and Devi PB Nutritional and Health Aspects of Food in South Asian Countries 1st Edition Elsevier 2020 9780128200117
3 Lactic Acid Bacteria and Yeasts as Starter Cultures for Fermented Foods and Their Role in Commercialization of Fermented Foods. Kandasamy, S., Kavitake, D., & Shetty, P. H. Innovations in Technologies for Fermented Food and Beverage Industries Springer, Cham 2018 978-3-319-74819-1
4 Significance and Application of Quorum Sensing in Food Microbiology, In: Quorum Sensing and its Biotechnological Applications Gopu V, Sivasankar C and Shetty PH Quorum Sensing and its Biotechnological Applications Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018 978-981-13-0847-5
5 Lactic Acid Bacteria and Yeasts as Starter Cultures for Fermented Foods and Their Role in Commercialization of Fermented Foods Kandasamy S, Devi B, Kavitake D and Shetty PH Innovations in Technologies for Fermented Food and Beverage Industries Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018 978-3-319-74820-7
6 The Scope of Agro Food processing Dr. H. Prathap Kumar Shetty Recent trends in Agro Food Processing technologies Puducherry Co-operative Book Society 2012 81-87299-57-6

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Innovations in Technologies for Fermented Food and Beverage Industries. Panda, S. K., & Shetty, P. H. Springer, Cham 2018 978-3-319-74820-7
2 Traditional Foods - Recent Trends And Future Perspectives Dr. H. Prathap Kumar Shetty Puducherry Co-operative Book Society 2014 81-87299-56-8
3 Recent Trends In Agro Food Processing Technologies Dr. H. Prathap Kumar Shetty Puducherry Co-operative Book Society 2014 81-87299-57-6

Ongoing Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Harvesting of techno-functional applications of selected bacterial exopolysaccharides from food origin. Ministry of Food Processing Industries 2 years 31.90 2020
2 Evaluation of prebiotic and anti-obesity properties of galactan exopolysaccharide. ICMR0-NCD 3 Years 51.90 2020
3 Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) producing lactic acid bacteria from fermented foods of South Indian tribals as psychobiotics for neurophysiological and neuroinflammatory disorders. SERB-CRG 3 Years 38.83 2019

Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Development of Functional Mixed Starter Culture for IdliUsing Microbial Biodiversity and Interrelationship MoFPI 2014-17 47,19,880 2017
2 Innovative Programme Food Safety and Quality Assurance in Food Industry UGC 2012-17 51,00,000 2017
3 Histamine as quality parameter for fermented foods DST 2013-16 49,00,000 2016
4 Reduction of Mycotoxin Exposure in Human Gastro Intestinal Tract using Pre-and Probiotic Microorganisms. CSIR 2011-14 22,00,000 2014
5 Evaluation of Nutraceutical potential of patented products. Oriens Global Marketing Ltd 2011-14 24,00,000 2014
6 Development of functional starter culture for idli UGC 2011-14 11,08,000 2014
7 Development of functional mixed starter culture for idli using microbial biodiversity and interrelationship. Ministry of Food Processing Industries 3 Years 47.20 2014
8 Histamine as quality parameter for fermented foods. DST-SERB 3 Years 49 2013
9 Innovative programme food safety and quality assurance in food industry. UGC-Innovative 5 51 2012
10 Grant in Aid Project for starting MSc Food Science and Technology MoFPI 2010-12 75,00,000 2012
11 Reduction of mycotoxin exposure in human gastro intestinal tract using pre-and probiotic microorganisms. CSIR 3 Years 24 2011
12 Development of functional starter culture for idli. UGC-MRP 3 Years 11.08 2011

Completed Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Evaluation of Nutraceutical potential of patented products. Oriens Global Chennai 2 years 24 2011

Career Guidance Offered to students

S.No Name of the Scheme No. of Students Competitive Examinations/ Career Counseling No. of Students Passed No. of Students Placed

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

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2019 M.SC 9 Food Science and Technology
2 2018 M.SC 9 Food Science and Technology
3 2017 M.SC 8 Food science and technology
4 2016 M.SC 8 Food science and technology
5 2015 M.SC 8 Food science and technology
6 2014 M.SC 8 Food science and technology
7 2013 M.SC 8 Food science and technology
8 2012 M.SC 8 Food science and technology
9 2011 M.SC 8 Food science and technology
10 2010 M.SC 8 Food science and technology

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 Dr. S.Uma Maheswari 27-04-2010 R Value addition of idli through incorporation of greens and legumes YES 19-05-2014 YES 11-12-2015
2 Dr. C. Saravanan 20-09-2010 R24139 Diversity and functional characterization of microflora isolated from idli batter. YES 17-03-2015 YES 14-12-2015
3 Ms. Ankita Lakade 14-08-2013 R40100 Development of rapid detection methods for acetic food spoilage and calcium carbide based artificial ripening of fruits. YES 27-04-2018 YES 07-09-2018
4 Dr. D. Sumitha 11-08-2010 R23027 Histamine and histamine producing microorganisms from fermented foods and fish. YES 14-07-2014 YES 20-07-2015
5 Ms. Shivangi sharma 08-12-2014 R37293 Bioprospectives of beneficial bacteria from Indian fermented food as health benefits and their industrial applicability. YES 17-12-2018 YES 13-03-2019
6 Mr. Rahul K 08-08-2013 R33990 Probiotic and functional characterization of isolates from traditional mango brine pickle. YES 20-06-2018 YES 31-10-2018
7 Dr. G. Venkadesaperumal 06-08-2012 R29438 Acylated Homoserine Lactones (AHLs) Based Quorum Signaling and its Management in Food Systems YES 30-03-2016 YES 29-07-2017
8 Mr. Kavitake Digambar Mahadev 05-04-2016 R40116 Functional characterization of galactan exopolysaccharide produced by Weissella confusa KR780676 from Indian traditional fermented food. NO NO
9 Dr. Sanjay Pratap Singh 04-08-2010 R23979 Isolation of microflora from batter and characterization of their technological properties. YES 24-02-2017 YES 21-08-2017
10 Dr. Amrutha Balagopal 02-08-2012 R31208 Isolation of pathogenic bacteria from fresh fruits and vegetables and management of selected species using inhibition of biofilm formation. YES 16-10-2017 YES 16-04-2018
11 Dr. M. Durgadevi 02-05-2010 R20754 Modified Atmosphere Packaging of Ready to Cook ldli Batter. YES 15-12-2011 YES 23-03-2012

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion
1 Dr.K.Sujatha Research Associate MOFPI Development of Functional Mixed Starter Culture for Idli Using Microbial Biodiversity and Interrelationship 27-01-2016 31-08-2017
2 Dr. Suradeep B Post Doctoral Research Associate SERB NPDF 25-03-2019 25-03-2021
3 Dr.K.Sundar Young scientist DST Identification and regulation of quorom signals in food fermentation and development of functional starter culture 19-05-2014 18-05-2017
4 Dr.P.Bruntha Devi Post doctoral Fellow UGC Bioprospecting the probiotics scrutinized from South Indian indigenous fermented foods 17-04-2018 16-04-2020
5 Dr.P.Bruntha Devi Research Associate MOFPI Development of Functional Mixed Starter Culture for Idli Using Microbial Biodiversity and Interrelationship 14-10-2014 31-10-2015
6 Dr.C.K.Venil Research Associate CSIR Reduction of mycotoxins exposure in human gastrointestinal tract using pre and probiotic microorganisms 11-04-2011 04-11-2011
7 Dr.K.Sujatha Post doctoral fellow UGC Detoxification of aflatoxin by fungal laccases and its potential application in animal feed 04-09-2017 03-09-2022
8 Dr.C.Sivasankar Post Doctoral Fellow SERB-NPDF Studying the molecular mechanism of breach of multi drug resistance in gram negative food borne bacterial pathogens 02-05-2017 01-05-2019
9 Dr.K.Sundar Research Associate CSIR Reduction of mycotoxins exposure in human gastrointestinal tract using pre and probiotic microorganisms 01-12-2011 16-05-2014

Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
of professional bodies during the year

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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 Microbiome, food and health National Symposium on "Reaching the Unreached through Science & Technology ISCA, Puducherry National 08-03-2018 09-03-2018 2018
2 Food borne microorganisms – Probiotics and technological applications National Symposium on Food and Human Welfare- Future and Beyond, St. Agnes College, Mangalore National 15-02-2018 16-02-2018 2018
3 Indian network on diet, nutrition and food processing, Future Tour Agronomy and Food Processing- Indo French dialogue meeting French Embassy and INRA France at ICRISAT Hyderabad International 12-02-2018 14-02-2018 2018
4 Significance of quorum sensing based strategies in food biotechnology and management of food borne d Conference on Biotechnological solutions for sustainable environmental management Department of Studies and Research in Environmental Science, Tumkur University, Tumkur, International 25-01-2018 27-01-2018 2018
5 Food borne microorganisms – Probiotics and technological applications Seminar on Frontiers in Biotechnology Davangere University, Davangere National 16-01-2018 17-01-2018 2018
6 Current status on food regulation Conference on “Advances in Food Processing, Nutrition and Safety” SRM Univerity, Chennai National 17-02-2017 17-02-2017 2017
7 Food borne microorganisms – Probiotic and technological applications National Conference on “Food based approaches for Translational Nutrition”, Gandhigram Rural University, Dindigul, Tamilnadu National 13-04-2017 13-04-2017 2017
8 Health and diets inter-relations Seminar on the Foresight Agrimonde-Terra for 2050 INRA France and ICAR India at NASC Complex, DSP Marg, New Delhi International 08-12-2017 09-12-2017 2017
9 Diversity of fermentation micro flora in Indian fermented foods and their technological applications 5th Bharatiya Vigyan Sammelan and Expo (BVS) Fergusson College, Pune National 13-05-2017 13-05-2017 2017
10 Microflora from fermented foods as rich bio-resource for technological applications. Seminar ICT, Mumbai National 15-02-2016 15-02-2016 2016
11 Perspectives of food packaging. Seminar on Emerging trends in Food processing for value addition Alva’s education foundation, Moodbidri, Karnataka National 05-02-2016 06-02-2016 2016
12 Quorum quenching activity of spice oil nanoemulsions against food borne pathogens. 103rd ISC Mysore university National 03-01-2016 07-01-2016 2016
13 Use of microbes from fermented foods as rich bioresourses in biotechnology Seminar Annamalai University National 25-02-2016 25-02-2016 2016
14 Disruption of quorum signaling in food borne pathogens using bioactives from Syzyium cumini. Seminar on Drug discovery and Cancer therapy Pondicherry University National 25-02-2016 26-02-2016 2016
15 Significance of new amendments on implementation. Seminar on recent FSSAI notifications and amendments AFSTI at ICT, Mumbai National 09-03-2016 10-03-2016 2016
16 Mushroom production - An Indian perspective. Workshop on China international mushroom new product and technology China edible mushroom business net, China International 22-04-2016 24-04-2016 2016
17 Food microbiology training in India-good educational practices for skill development, 25th ICFMH conference Dublin International 19-07-2016 22-07-2016 2016
18 Sustainability of food through integrated management and use of technologies. Workshop on Sustainable urban development- Food, Energy, Resource Security BIT Knowledge campus, Mangalore National 27-02-2015 28-02-2015 2015
19 Diet impacts and determinants: Interactions and transitions Workshop on Scientific co-operation for Agricultural Research ICAR, New Delhi National 09-03-2015 11-03-2015 2015
20 Strategies to improve protein and amino acid levels in the plant foods through legume-based fermente Workshop on modern strategies to promote vegetable based traditional foods French Institute, Puducherry National 13-03-2015 13-03-2015 2015
21 Significance of fermented foods and drinks Conference on prospects and challenges in indigenous foods and drinks sector AFSTI, India National 11-04-2015 12-04-2015 2015
22 Current trends in plant and microbial research- an overview. Seminar DOS in Botany, Mysore university, Mysore National 18-05-2015 18-05-2015 2015
23 Traceability in novel foods and its significance. Seminar on food control CITD, New Delhi National 23-06-2015 24-06-2015 2015
24 Utilization of microbial diversity from fermented foods for technological applications Seminar University of Mysore National 21-08-2015 22-08-2015 2015
25 Microflora from fermented foods as rich bio-resource for technological applications. AMI Annual meeting and award function Association of microbiologist of India, at JSS Women’s College, Mysore National 21-09-2015 23-09-2015 2015
26 Cutting edge food packaging technologies. Seminar on Innovative techniques in Food Product and Processing Technologies SLIET, Punjab National 09-10-2015 10-10-2015 2015
27 Minimal processing for better nutrition. Seminar on Ensuring food security and safety, role of Food Technologists AFSTI, at ICT, Mumbai National 16-10-2015 17-10-2015 2015
28 Food processing and preservation- why and how. Workshop on Post harvest technologies for increasing shelf-life of agricultural products Pondicherry University National 18-06-2014 28-06-2014 2014
29 Optimisation of process and development of starter culture for fermented foods. Seminar NIFTEM, Haryana National 10-11-2014 10-11-2014 2014
30 Quorum sensing and its applications in food system Seminar Centre for Nanobiotechnology, VIT University, Vellore National 21-11-2014 22-11-2014 2014
31 Starter culture in food industry: A big future. Seminar ASC Mysore University National 05-12-2014 06-12-2014 2014
32 Fermentation microflora and their potential in Food industry Seminar ASC Mysore University National 05-12-2014 06-12-2014 2014
33 Contemporary relevance of traditional foods. Seminar on Nutraceutical and therapeutic value of traditional foods Lady Doak College, Madurai National 30-01-2014 31-01-2014 2014
34 Safety and quality assurance, GMP Workshop on Post Harvest Technologies for increasing shelf life of agricultural products Pondicherry University National 18-06-2014 28-06-2014 2014
35 FSSA Regulation, requirements- licensing and registration, labeling. Workshop on Post Harvest Technologies for increasing shelf life of agricultural products Pondicherry University National 18-06-2014 28-06-2014 2014
36 Quality evaluation of products. Workshop on Post Harvest Technologies for increasing shelf life of agricultural products Pondicherry University National 18-06-2014 28-06-2014 2014
37 Fermented foods and fermentation technology. Seminar on International PhD Course (Food, Medicine and Philosophy in East and West) University of Copenhagen, Denmark at Anna University, Chennai National 07-01-2014 25-01-2014 2014
38 Metabolites from fermentation flora as new and alternative source of additives. Seminar NIN, Hyderabad National 07-03-2014 07-03-2014 2014
39 Microbiological Contamination Workshop on Food Safety and Quality Assurance for Agricultural Trade Facilitations Dhaka, Bangladesh International 01-06-2014 02-06-2014 2014
40 Mycotoxins and other Environmental Contaminants Workshop on Food Safety and Quality Assurance for Agricultural Trade Facilitations Dhaka, Bangladesh International 01-06-2014 02-06-2014 2014
41 Pesticide Residues in Food products Workshop on Food Safety and Quality Assurance for Agricultural Trade Facilitations Dhaka, Bangladesh International 01-06-2014 02-06-2014 2014
42 Risk Assessment- Setting MRLs, Tolerance Limits Workshop on Food Safety and Quality Assurance for Agricultural Trade Facilitations Dhaka, Bangladesh International 01-06-2014 02-06-2014 2014
43 Agricultural Trade- Global food safety concerns. Workshop on Food Safety and Quality Assurance for Agricultural Trade Facilitations Dhaka, Bangladesh International 01-06-2014 02-06-2014 2014
44 Toxins( Plant, bacterial and marine) Workshop on Food safety and standards act 2006 Pondicherry University National 28-01-2013 02-02-2013 2013
45 Microbiological safety- Spoilage organism and pathogens. Workshop on Food safety and standards act 2006 Pondicherry University National 28-01-2013 02-02-2013 2013
46 Role of active bio-packaging materials in ensuring food safety and possibilities of nano impregnatio Seminar Centre for Nanobiotechnology, VIT University Vellore National 28-05-2013 29-05-2013 2013
47 Safety assurance of processed food through cutting edge technology. Seminar on Emerging technologies in food processing sector Chennai National 20-06-2013 20-06-2013 2013
48 Probiotics and prebiotics- Significance in Food Industry. on Recent treands in probiotics and food biochemistry- significance and relevance St. Aloysius College, Mangalore National 23-08-2013 23-08-2013 2013
49 Minimal processing-a new dawn. Seminar on Emerging technologies in Food Processing Bangalore National 07-09-2013 07-09-2013 2013
50 Recent advances in industrial fermentation and fermented foods. Symoposium SRM Institute of science and technology, Chennai National 26-09-2013 27-09-2013 2013
51 Research and Development challenges in Traditional foods: R&D Innovations. Seminar on traditional foods: challenges and innovations ICT, Mumbai National 28-09-2013 29-09-2013 2013
52 Epidemiological based study on consumption data and consumer perception of idli in Puducherry Conference on Foods 2012-Food Web: A global Connect MOP Vaishnav College, Chennai International 17-02-2012 18-02-2012 2012
53 Food, Nutrition and Safety- some facts. Seminar Stempeutics, Manipal National 30-03-2012 30-03-2012 2012
54 Role of lifestyle modification through food. Conference on Life style modifications for wellness KMC, Manipal National 31-03-2012 31-03-2012 2012
55 Effect of ingredients on texture profile of fermented food Idli. Conference APCBEES, Bangkok, Thiland International 07-04-2012 08-04-2012 2012
56 Potential use of microflora from fermented foods in food industry Seminar NIN, Hyderabad National 20-07-2012 21-07-2012 2012
57 Nutrition and role of academicians in creating awareness in the society. Seminar Loyola College, Chennai National 06-09-2012 06-09-2012 2012
58 Starter Cultures. Seminar J&K Science Congress at University of Kashmir, National 17-09-2012 19-09-2012 2012
59 Current trends in Food Security to meet national nutritional challenges National conference of Nutrition Society of India Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati National 16-12-2012 17-12-2012 2012
60 Alternative strategies for providing protein and amino acid content in foods. Indo-French Network meeting INRA Montpellier, France International 01-12-2012 07-01-2012 2012
61 Innovations in food processing and ingredients towards healthy India Seminar ICT,Mumbai National 04-01-2011 05-01-2011 2011
62 Traditional Indian fermented food: Gut health perspective Workshop Anna University National 04-02-2011 05-02-2011 2011
63 Endophyte induced drought stress tolerance in grasses. Seminar Aarhus university, Denmark International 16-09-2011 18-09-2011 2011
64 Fermented foods- functional starter cultures in value addition and commercialization. Seminar on Cutting edge technologies for food processing industries New Delhi, India International 08-12-2011 09-12-2011 2011
65 Food poisoning- Investigation & management (Microbiological contamination & chemical contamination). Seminar on Science Food Better Nutrition Nestle Nutrition Institute, Bangalore National 17-12-2011 17-12-2011 2011
66 Functional starter cultures and their importance in food industry Seminar VIT, University National 13-09-2010 14-03-2010 2010
67 Fungal endophytes- novel tools in the management of plant diseases and mycotoxins Symposium on ecosustainable management pf Pondicherry University National 12-03-2010 13-03-2010 2010
68 Endophytic fungi and their biotechnological applications Seminar Department of Genetics and Biotechnology, Aarhus university, Denmark International 07-01-2010 07-01-2010 2010

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Facilitation of skill development and startups in food sector Association of Food Scientists and Technologists India Pondicherry Chapter and Department of Food Sc Culture and Convention Centre, OPP. Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry National Conference 19-03-2018 19-03-2018 2018
2 Food Regulation in India- Current Status and Way Forward Association of Food Scientists and Technologists India Pondicherry Chapter and Department of Food Sc Culture and Convention Centre, OPP. Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry National conference 27-03-2017 28-03-2017 2017

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year

Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

S.No Name of the Position Agency/Organisation Duration Nature of Duties

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 National Academy of Biological Sciences Life Member 2018
2 Association of food scientists and technologies (India) Life Member 2009
3 Nutrition Society of India Life Member 2009

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Head ic, Department of Food Science and Technology september 2009 -December 2015 Administration of the Department
2 Head ic, Centre for Pollution Control and Environmental Engineering February 2016-March 2016 Administration of the Department
3 Head of the Department of Food Science and Technology March 2016 till date Administration of the Department
4 Member, Pondicherry University Court Jan 2017 till date University body
5 Member of University Academic council July 2018 till date University body
6 Member Secretary, Institutional Ethical Committee (Human Studies) May 2012 till date Screening and approval of proposals concerning to human subjects

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

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Collaboration with Institution/Industry

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From Date To Date From Date To Date

Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

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Details of Executive Development Prog/Management Development Prog. conducted

S.No Name of the Programme No. of Participants Venue Duration From Date To Date Year Revenue Generated

Participation in IMPESS, IMPRINT, SPARC, STARS, LEAP Programme etc and DSF Funding Programme

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Enrolment under ARPIT Programme

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