Qualification: 
MSc, BSc
amruthavijayakumar@am.amrita.edu
Phone: 
+91 9562751435

Amrutha Vijayakumar is currently working as a Junior Research Fellow for the Gates foundation– DBT funded project at the Sanitation Biotechnology Lab, Amrita School of Biotechnology. She is a Post Graduate in Biotechnology from Amrita school of Biotechnology, Amritapuri. She developed an interest on “Chitin synthase inhibitors from plant sources against protists and helminths.

ALMA MATER

  • M. Sc. Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (2015)
  • B. Sc. Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (2013)

AWARDS AND HONOURS

  • Awarded Best paper and Best presentation award  on topic “Potent chitin Synthase inhibitors from Plant sources”in National seminar on “Recent advances in medicinal plant research” held at Bharat mata college on 11th and 12th june 2015.
  • Awarded with Junior Research Fellowship from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
     

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

The project entitled Chitin synthase Inhibitors from Plant sources and their action on chitin/ chitin-like cell walled microorganisms”  was carried out under the Guidance of M. Ajith Madhavan, Amrita School of Biotechnology.

ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECT

“ Potent chitin Synthase inhibitors from plant sources against protists and helminths” funded by DBT - BIRAC - BMGF (Govt of India - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation). 

Publications

Publication Type: Conference Proceedings

Year of Conference Publication Type Title

2015

Conference Proceedings

Vijayakumar Amrutha, Chinchu, B., Nanjan Pandurangan, Dr. Sanjay Pal, G. Bipin, N., Ajith, M., and Salim Amrita, “Potent chitin Synthase inhibitors from Plant sources”, Proceeding of National seminar on Recent advances in medicinal plant research. Bharat mata college , 2015.

2013

Conference Proceedings

Vijayakumar Amrutha, “Expression, purification and Refolding of Recombinant Staphylococcal Autolysins”, “BIOQUEST” International conference (Poster). Amritapuri campus, 2013.

2013

Conference Proceedings

Vijayakumar Amrutha, “Expression, purification and Refolding of Recombinant Staphylococcal Autolysins”, Vidyut Multi Tech fest 2013 (Poster). Amritapuri, 2013.

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