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Asha Sundaresh

Junior Research Fellow, Sanitation Biotechnology, School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri

Qualification: MSc
Ph: +91 9446597820


Asha Sundaresh currently serves as Junior Research Fellow at the Amrita School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri. She has completed M.Sc. in Microbiology from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s Amritapuri Campus in 2016.


  • M.Sc.Microbiology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (2016)
  • B.Sc.Microbiology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (2014)

Conference Paper

Year : 2018

Sand and Charcoal as Matrices for Immobilization of Phages for Wastewater Treatment

Cite this Research Publication : D. Tharuvana, A. Sundaresh, V. J. Sreelakshmi, A. Das, Dr. Bipin G. Nair, Dr. Sanjay Pal, and Ajith Madhavan, “Sand and charcoal as matrices for immobilization of phages for wastewater treatment”, in Innovative Strategies for Sustainable Water Management (ISSWM-2017) , Punjab, India. , 2018.

Publisher : Innovative Strategies for Sustainable Water Management (ISSWM-2017)

Research Experience
  • Six months project on “DNA ORIGAMI – Folding of the double stranded DNA vector (pCDH–CMV–MCS EF1–puro) into a predefined shape using 18, 20mer staples” with Mr.Ajith Madhavan at Amrita School of Biotechnology, Kollam.
  • Six months project on “Localization of small GTPases Arl14 and Arl15 in mammalian cells” with Dr.G.Subba Rao, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
Ongoing Research Projects
  • “Application of bacteriophages to kill enteric pathogens in sewage water and immobilization of charcoal with phage lysate”
    Funded by DBT-BIRAC-BMGF (Govt. of India-Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation).


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