Annie P Augustine has completed her Master’s Degree in Plant Biotechnology from Mar Athanasios College for Advanced Studies, Tiruvalla, Kerala. She did her project on ‘Subcloning of Dna J homologues from the subtracted library of Piper colubrinum’ at the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram. She hopes the Laboratory Course in Biotechniques at IBAB will equip her with the tools required for exploring various avenues in the field of biotechnology.
Harsha V K has completed his graduation and postgraduation in the field of Microbiology from Bangalore University. He has also worked with ATCC’s (American Type Culture Collection) representatives in India. Harsha’s interest lie in Recombinant DNA Technology and Tissue culture.
Jibesh Kumar Padhan is a postgraduate in Life Sciences (Biochemistry) from the School of Life Sciences, Sambalpur University, Orissa. He is keenly interested in pursuing a research career related to the field of molecular diagnostics, specially related to cancer. He is sure that IBAB will give him a solid foundation to meet the challenges in research and a better and broader range of skills to look into matters related to those.
Kamdar Siddharth has completed his BTech Biotechnology from Rajasthan Vidyapith, Udaipur, Rajasthan. He has done his project on the ‘Expression of gene using E.coli.’ at the Torrent Research Center (TRC), Ahmedabad. He is keenly interested in taking up a research career in molecular biology, particularly in molecular diagnostics and cancer research.
M Lata has a postgraduate degree in Biotechnology from H. N. B. Garhwal University, Uttaranchal. She joined IBAB to enhance her knowledge in biotechniques. She is interested to pursue research in the field of Genetic Engineering.
Linu Balan is a BTech graduate in Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering. He has worked on a project ‘PHB production from Whey using Ralstonia eutropha’. He has a keen interest in microbiology, immunology, molecular biology and genetic engineering and would like to pursue research in these areas.
Pritish Paul is a B.E Graduate in Biotechnology from VTU. He has worked on a project entitled ‘In silico prediction and analysis of diseased genes: B-CLL’. As a part of the course in IBAB, he has also worked on ‘Gene cloning: LYZ-c’. He has a keen interest in immunology, molecular biology and cancer biology and would like to pursue a career in these areas.
Rushiraj Manchiganti has a B.E. in Biotechnology from VTU. His final year project was based on RAPD markers at the Plant Molecular biology department in UAS, GKVK. His interests lie in molecular biology and genomics. He believes the biotechniques course at IBAB will equip him to work in a lab in an industrial or an academic research setting.
Shiril Kumar had completed his postgraduation in Biotechnology from City College, Bangalore University. He joined IBAB to get an exposure to techniques used in Molecular Biology and recombinant DNA technology, with reference to basic concepts and the latest developments. He wants to build his career in research in these areas.
Suman Kumar Metya holds a postgraduate degree from CMR Institute of Management studies, affiliated to Bangalore University. He is fascinated by research in the field of protein chemistry and would like to pursue his research career in this field. He joined IBAB to improve his technical skills and strengthen his practical knowledge which is important for basic biotechnological experiments.
Vaishnavi Gopal has completed her BTech in biotechnology from G M Institute of Technology, Karnataka. She joined IBAB as she wants to gain practical knowledge on aspects of Biotechnology and have a good career ahead. Her areas of interest are molecular biology and plant tissue culture.
Varun Rawat has a BTech in Biotechnology. He plans to pursue his education in the life sciences and do a Ph.D. He joined the Laboratory Course in Biotechniques at IBAB to hone his technical skills in Biotechnology. He thinks it will make him more efficient in various techniques of biotechnology, and equip him with enhanced knowledge.