K.M. KUMAR Associate Professor

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  • Department of Bioinformatics
  • School of Life Sciences
  • kumarkm@bicpu.edu.in

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 Bioinformatics VIT University 2014
2 M.Phil Bioinformatics Bharathidasan University 2009
3 M.Sc Bioinformatics Thiruvalluvar University 2005
4 B.Sc Biochemistry University of Madras 2003

Area of Specializaion

Bioinformatics, Drug and Vaccine designing, Microbial genome data science, NGS data analysis, AI in drug discovery

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 Outstanding Young researcher award-2019 INTERNATIONAL Biomedical Research Unit and Lab Center (BRULAC), Dental Research cell (DRC), Saveetha Dental college & Hospital, SIMATS, Chennai, India and Innoscien 2019 -
2 Research award 2014 REGIONAL School of Biosciences and Technology, VIT University 2014 -

Teaching Experience

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1 Associate Professor Bioinformatics Pondicherry University
2 Assistant professor Biotechnology Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering
3 Assistant professor Biotechnology REVA University
4 Lecturer Bioinformatics Hindustan college of Arts & Science
5 Lecturer Bioinformatics Bharath University

Research Experience

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1 Research Associate Bioinformatics VIT University Bacterial Antibiotics resistance mechanism

Industry Experience

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Contribution towards Innovation

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Patent Details

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Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

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Papers Published in Non UGC Approved Peer Reviewed Journals

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1 Editorial: Computational drug discovery for emerging viral infections Skariyachan S, Kalavathi Murugan Kumar and Parikesit AA Front. Microbiol. 14:1326731 2023 5.2
2 Immunoinformatic exploration of a multi-epitope-based peptide vaccine candidate targeting emerging variants of SARS-CoV-2 Kumar K. M., Karthik Yalpi, Ramakrishna D., Balaji S., Skariyachan Sinosh, Murthy T. P. Krishna, Sakthivel Kunnathur Murugesan, Alotaibi Badriyah S., Shukry Mustafa, Sayed Samy M., Mushtaq Muntazir Frontiers in Microbiology 14 2023 5.2
3 BRCA1/TP53 tumor proteins inhibited by novel analogues of curcumin — Insight from computational modelling, dynamic simulation and experimental vali Lovely Jacob Aloor, Sinosh Skariyachan, Achuthan Chathrattil Raghavamenon, Kalavathi Murugan Kumar, Rajeswari Narayanappa, Akshay Uttarkar, Vidya Niranjan, Tom Cherian International Journal of Biological Macromolecules https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2023.126989 2023 8.2
4 Characterization and Anticancer Molecular Docking Studies of Phenothiazine Derivatives – A Green Chemical Approach, ChemistrySelect K. Venkatesan, K. M. Kumar, A. Sivakumar ChemistrySelect doi.org/10.1002/slct.202302613 2023 2.3
5 Comprehensive analysis of non-synonymous missense SNPs of human galactose mutarotase (GALM) gene: an integrated computational approach Murthy TPK, Shukla R, Durga Prasad N, Swetha P, Shreyas S, Singh TR, Pattabiraman R, Nair SS, Mathew BB, Kumar KM. J Biomol Struct Dyn. Jan 2:1-15, doi: 10.1080/07391102.2022.2160813.. PMID: 36591702 2023 5.23
6 Regulatory Components of Oxidative Stress and Inflammation and Their Complex Interplay in Carcinogenesis Loganathan Chandramani Priya Dharshini, Rajan Radha Rasmi, Chinnadurai Kathirvelan, Kalavathi Murugan Kumar, K. M. Saradhadevi & Kunnathur Murugesan Sakthivel Appl Biochem Biotechnol https://doi.org/10.1007/s12010-022-04266-z 2022 3.094
7 Scope of repurposed drugs against the potential targets of the latest variants of SARS-CoV-2 Niranjan V, Setlur AS, Karunakaran C, Uttarkar A, Kumar KM, Skariyachan S Struct Chem 33(5):1585-1608 2022 1.78
8 In Silico computational screening of Kabasura Kudineer - Official Siddha Formulation and JACOM against SARS-CoV-2 spike protein GangarapuKirana, L.Karthik, M.S.Shree Devi, P.Sathiyarajeswaran, K.Kanakavalli, K.M.Kumar, D.Ramesh Kumar Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine Volume 13, Issue 1, January–March 2022, 100324 2022 -
9 GC-MS analysis, molecular Docking and pharmacokinetic studies of various bioactive compounds from methanolic leaf extracts of Leucas aspera (L) agains Kiran Kumar Burranboina, K.M. Kumar, G.B. Manjunatha Reddy, R. Yogisharadhya, C.N. Prashantha, Awalagaway Dhulappa Chemical Data Collections Volume 39,2022,100873, ISSN 2405-8300, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cdc.2022.100873. 2022 -
10 Molecular Modelling and Insilico Engineering of PapMV ‑CP Towards Display and Development of Capripox Viral Like Particles Based on Immunogenic P3 Burranboina Kiran Kumar, K. M. Kumar , G. B. Manjunatha Reddy, Sunil Abraham, R. Yogisharadhya, C. N. Prashanth Int J Pept Res Ther 26, pages2155–2167 2020 2.191
11 Docking and Dynamic Simulation Analysis of P-glycoprotein pumps - Responsible for Chemotherapeutic Resistance post-treatment with Urea and β–mercap Kumar, K. M., Ramakrishnan, M., Chakraborty, P., & Chandramohan Journal of Applied Biological Sciences 12(1), 26–35 2019 -
12 In silico Identification of Inhibitors from Salacia reticulate Plant against Diabetic Target Protein D. Ramakrishna, A.T. Shashank, S. Kiran, K.M. Kumar and G.A. Ravishankar Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci 7(1): 431-438 2018 -
13 In silico Virtual Screening of 10-Hydroxycamptothecine Against Different Cancer Proteins Govindappa Melappa, Kalavathi Murugan Kumar, Ramakrishna Devappa, Open Science Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering 5(2): 6-16 2018 -
14 Antiviral viral compound 1 from Streptomyces ghanaensis like strain against white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) of shrimp T. Rajkumar, M. Manimaran, G. Tajua, S.Vimal, S.Abdul Majeed, K.Kannabiranb , S.Sivakumar, K.M.Kumar, S.Madhan and A.S.Sahul Hameed bioRxiv preprint doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/340265 2018 -
15 Genome Wide Identification and Analysis of Viruses (Poxviridae Family): An Insilico Approach Kiran Kumar Burranboina, Sunil Abraham, Kumar Kalavathi Murugan, Manjunath Reddy Gundallahalli Bayyappa, Revanaiah Yogisharadhya, mand Gajendragad Mukund Raghavendra Annual research and review in biology 22(1): 1-11 2018 -
16 Elicitor application influences the phytochemical profile of Salaciareticulata with the formation of new novel metabolites of medicinal value Ramakrishna, D., Shashank, A.T., Kiran, S., Kumar, K.M., Ravishankar, G.A. Int. J. Curr. Res. Biosci. Plant Biol 5(1):22 2018 -
17 Ant diabetic activity of endophytic fungai, penicillin species of Tabebuia argentea: An insilico and experimental analysis K.M. Kumar, C.P. Chandrappa, R.Channabasava, Y.L. Ramachandra, S. Padmalatha Raj, V. Ravishankar rai, M.Govindappa Research journal of phytochemistry 11( 2): 90-110, DOI: 10.3923/rjphyto.2017.90.110 2017 -
18 Computational Identification of microRNA-17-3p in Breast Cancer Cells Shincy JS, Mani Panagal, Jinu Jereena, Giri Yogesh Vengatagiri, Kshirsagar Rahul Vittalrao, Pethanen Sivakumar, Vincent Gopinath, Kumar K.M and Durairaj Sekar MicroRNA 6, 208-212 2017 -
19 Synthesis of a new series of pyrimidine derivatives: exploration of anti-proliferative activity on EAT cells and molecular docking N. Senthilkumar, Y. Dominic Ravichandran, K. M. Kumar, Sudha Ramaiah Research on Chemical Intermediates 42,(2):1295–1313 2016 3.1
20 Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using Bacillus sp. for Microbial Disease, Control: An in-vitro and in-silico approach Shivani Tiwari, Jyotsna Gade, Anjali Chourasia, Aruna J, Geetha. GR, Kumar. KM Sch. Acad. J. Pharm., 4(9): 389-397 2015 -
21 In silico analysis reveals the anti-malarial potential of quinolinyl chalcone derivatives Mahalakshmi T, Lavanya P, Kumar KM, Vijayakumar V, Sarveswari S, Anand A, Sudha R J Biomol Struct Dyn 33(5):961-77 2015 2.93
22 Detection of OXA -1 β-Lactamase Gene of Klebsiella pneumoniae from Blood Stream Infections (BSI) by Conventional PCR and In-Silico Analysis to Unders Madhan S, K. M. Kumar, Anand Manoharan, Anand Anbarasu, Sudha Ramaiah, PLOS ONE Vol. 9, Issue 3, pp. e91800 2014 3.534
23 C.H. Vinay Kumar, K.M. Kumar, Rayapadi Swetha, Sudha Ramaiah, Anand Anbarasu Protein aggregation due to nsSNP resulting in P56S VABP protein is associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Journal of Theoretical Biology 354:72–80 2014 2.61
24 Insilico study on Penicillin derivatives and Cephalosporins for upper respiratory tract bacterial pathogens K. M. Kumar, P.Anitha, V.Sivasakthi, Susmita Bag, P.Lavanya, Anand Anharasu and Sudha Ramaiah, 3 Biotech Jun; 4(3): 241–251 2014 2.96
25 Molecular docking and molecular dynamics studies on β-lactamases and penicillin binding proteins K. M. Kumar, Anand Anbarasu and Sudha Ramaiah Mol. BioSyst 10:891 -900 2014 3.183
26 Aromatic-aromatic interactions: analysis of π-π interactions in interleukins and TNF proteins Sivasakthi V, Anitha P, Kumar KM, Bag S, Senthilvel P, Lavanya P, Swetha R, Anbarasu A, Ramaiah S. Bioinformation. 30; 9(8):432-9 2013 0.62
27 , β-Keto esters from ketones and ethyl chloroformate: a rapid, general, efficient synthesis of pyrazolones and their antimicrobial , in silico and in R.Venkat, K.M. Kumar,V.Vijayakumar, S.Sarveswari, Sudha Ramaiah, Anand Anbarasu, S. Karthikeyan, P. Giridharan and N.Suchetha Kumar, Organic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters 3:6-15 2013 -
28 S. Bag, S. Ramaiah, P. Anitha, K. M. Kumar, P. Lavanya, V. Sivasakhthi, A. Anbarasu, Gene Network Analysis of PPAR-γ: A Bioinformatics Approach Usin S. Bag, S. Ramaiah, P. Anitha, K. M. Kumar, P. Lavanya, V. Sivasakhthi, A. Anbarasu, International Journal of Bioengineering and Life Sciences 1(1):39-42 2013 -
29 A. Flavonoid from Carica papaya inhibits NS2B-NS3 protease and prevents Dengue 2 viral assembly Senthilvel P, Lavanya P, Kumar KM, Swetha R, Anitha P, Bag S, Sarveswari S, Vijayakumar V, Ramaiah S, Anbarasu Bioinformation 11;9(18):889-95 2013 0.62
30 Molecular dynamics and molecular docking studies on E166A point mutant, R274N/R276N double mutant, and E166A/R274N/R276N triple mutant forms of class K. M. Kumar, P. Lavanya, Anand Anbarasu and Sudha Ramaiah Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics 32 (12):1953-1968 2013 2.93
31 Arginine and Lysine interaction with π residues in metalloproteins. Anitha P, Sivasakthi V, Lavanya P, Bag S, Kumar KM, Anbarasu A, Ramaiah S. Bioinformation 8(17):820-6 2012 0.62

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

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Chapters in Books

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1 Analyzing the interaction of synthetic inhibitors with phospholipases through in silico methods Prisilla Arockiasamy, Sriram Srinivasan, Madhanraj Akilandeswari Pugalendhi, Savariyar Josephinol, Kumar Kalavthi Murugan Phospholipases in Physiology and Pathology Academic Press, Science Direct 2023 ISBN 9780323956871

Edited Books

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Ongoing Projects

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Completed Projects

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1 Bionanoparticles from Bacapa Monnieri and its propensity in ameliorating acrylamide induced neurotoxicity: involvement of glutathione- in-vitro and in-silico 2. Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST) 2016-2017 .5 2017

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Career Guidance Offered to students

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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 2016 M.TECH 3 Biotechnology
2 2016 M.SC 2 Biotechnology
3 2009 M.SC 2 Bioinformatics
4 2008 M.TECH 3 Bioinformatics

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 Proma chakraborty 15-10-2015 SRN-R15PBT04 Deactivation of Membrane Pumps (P-Glycoprotein) In Cancer Cell By Inducing Altered Protein Folding To Prevent Chemotherapeutic Drug Resistance YES 20-03-2022 YES 02-08-2022
2 Burranboina Kirankumar 18-06-2015 SRN- R14PBT02 Molecular Characterization Of Capripox Virus Towards Insilico Engineering Of Papmv-Cp Display And Development Of Viral Like Particles And Screening Of Anti Capripox Viral Drug-Like Candidates. YES 18-10-2022 NO

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

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Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

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1 Potential research Avenues in computer science and Biology FDP ATAL, AICTE & MALNAD Engineering college national level 19-01-2021 23-01-2021 2021
2 Plant genomics and Bioinformatics seminar Department of plant biotechnology, Davanagere University University 02-03-2020 02-03-2020 2020
3 R programming for data miners & software test automation workshop Voorhees college, Vellore college level 27-09-2019 27-09-2019 2019
4 Antioxidant studies on medicinal plants seminar PG & research department of biochemistry, KMG college of arts & sciences state 09-08-2017 09-08-2017 2017
5 Advanced computer simulation for bacterial resistance against β-lactam antibiotic seminar Dayananda Sagar College of engineering international 15-09-2016 15-09-2016 2016

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