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Dr. S Dhivya

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering, Chennai

Research Interest: Comparative Genomics, DNA Barcoding, Immunoinformatics, NGS Data Analysis

Bio

Dr. S Dhivya currently serves as the Assistant Professor, in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Chennai. She has 7 years of research and 3 years of teaching experience. Her areas of interest include Whole Genome Data Analysis, RNA Seq, DNA Barcoding, Immunoinformatics and Comparative genomics.

Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2022

Identification of microRNAs from Medicinal Plant Murraya koenigii by High-Throughput sequencing and Their Functional Implications in Secondary Metabolite Biosynthesis

Cite this Research Publication : Gutiérrez-García, C.; Ahmed, S.S.S.J.; Ramalingam, S.; Selvaraj, D.; Srivastava, A.; Paul, S.; Sharma, A. Identification of microRNAs from Medicinal Plant Murraya koenigii by High-Throughput Sequencing and Their Functional Implications in Secondary Metabolite Biosynthesis. Plants 2022, 11, 46. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants11010046

Publisher : Plants

Year : 2021

GCMS profiling and in silico screening of alpha amylase inhibitors in traditional pigmented rice varieties (Oryza sativa Linn) of Tamil Nadu.

Cite this Research Publication : Rajalakshmi Settu, Dhivya Selvaraj, Indra Arulselvi Padikasan, GCMS profiling and in silico screening of alpha-amylase inhibitors in traditional pigmented rice varieties (Oryza sativa Linn) of Tamil Nadu, Food Bioscience, Volume 42, 2021, 101154, ISSN 2212-4292,

Publisher : Food Bioscience

Year : 2020

Molecular identification and evolutionary relationships between the subspecies of Musa by DNA barcodes

Cite this Research Publication : Dhivya, S., Ashutosh, S., Gowtham, I. et al. Molecular identification and evolutionary relationships between the subspecies of Musa by DNA barcodes. BMC Genomics 21, 659 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-020-07036-5

Publisher : BMC Genomics

Year : 2020

Sensitive screen-printed electrodes with the colorimetric zone for simultaneous determination of mastitis and ketosis in bovine milk samples

Cite this Research Publication : Thiruvengadam M, Venkidasamy B, Selvaraj D, Samynathan R, Subramanian U. Sensitive screen-printed electrodes with the colorimetric zone for simultaneous determination of mastitis and ketosis in bovine milk samples. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2020 Jan;203:111746. doi: 10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2019.111746. Epub 2019 Dec 16. PMID: 31884349.

Publisher : J Photochem Photobiol B .

Year : 2019

In silico characterisation and functional validation of chilling tolerant divergence 1 (COLD1) gene in monocots during abiotic stress

Cite this Research Publication : Anunanthini P, Manoj VM, Sarath Padmanabhan TS, Dhivya S, Narayan JA, Appunu C, Sathishkumar R. In silico characterisation and functional validation of chilling tolerant divergence 1 (COLD1) gene in monocots during abiotic stress. Funct Plant Biol. 2019 Jun;46(6):524-532. doi: 10.1071/FP18189. Erratum in: Funct Plant Biol. 2019 Jun;46(6):596. PMID: 30940337.

Publisher : Funct Plant Biol .

Year : 2019

Genome-wide analysis of purple acid phosphatase (PAP) family proteins in Jatropha curcas

Cite this Research Publication : Baskar Venkidasamy, Dhivya Selvaraj, Sathishkumar Ramalingam, Genome-wide analysis of purple acid phosphatase (PAP) family proteins in Jatropha curcas L, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Volume 123, 2019, Pages 648-656, ISSN 0141-8130,

Publisher : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules

Year : 2018

An immunoinformatics approach to define T cell epitopes from polyketide and non-ribosomal peptide synthesis proteins of Mycobacterium tuberculosis as potential vaccine candidates

Cite this Research Publication : Dhivya S, Baskar V, Kumar SR, Sathishkumar R. An immunoinformatics approach to define T cell epitopes from polyketide and non-ribosomal peptide synthesis proteins of Mycobacterium tuberculosis as potential vaccine candidates. J Mol Recognit. 2018 Feb;31(2). doi: 10.1002/jmr.2685. Epub 2017 Nov 16. PMID: 29143375.

Publisher : J Mol Recognit .

Year : 2016

Anticancer, Antimicrobial and other Pharmacological Properties of Shikonin and its Derivatives

Cite this Research Publication : Devi, Saradha & Ashokkumar, Kaliyaperumal & Dhivya, S. (2016). Anticancer, Antimicrobial and other Pharmacological Properties of Shikonin and its Derivatives. International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemical Research. 8.

Publisher : International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemical Research

Year : 2015

Evaluation of DNA barcode candidates for the discrimination of the large plant family Apocynaceae

Cite this Research Publication : Selvaraj, D., Sarma, R.K., Shanmughanandhan, D. et al. Evaluation of DNA barcode candidates for the discrimination of the large plant family Apocynaceae. Plant Syst Evol 301, 1263–1273 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00606-014-1149-y

Publisher : Plant Syst Evol

Year : 2013

Isolation and characterization of cold inducible genes in carrot by suppression subtractive hybridization

Cite this Research Publication : Kumar, S.R., Anandhan, S., Dhivya, S., Zakwan, A., & Sathishkumar, R. (2013). Isolation and characterization of cold inducible genes in carrot by suppression subtractive hybridization. Biologia plantarum, 57(1), 97-104. doi: 10.1007/s10535-012-0250-8

Publisher : Biologia plantarum

Year : 2013

Utility of DNA Barcoding for Plant Biodiversity Conservation

Cite this Research Publication : Selvaraj, Dhivya & Park, J.-I & Chung, M.-Y & Cho, Yong-Gu & Ramalingam, Sathishkumar & Nou, Ill-Sup. (2013). Utility of DNA Barcoding for Plant Biodiversity Conservation. Plant Breeding and Biotechnology. 1. 320-332. 10.9787/PBB.2013.1.4.320.

Publisher : Plant Breeding and Biotechnology

Year : 2010

Molecular Characterization and Phylogenetic Analysis of BZIP Protein in Plants

Cite this Research Publication : Selvaraj, Dhivya & Loganathan, Arul & Ponnuswami, Balasubramanian & Ramalingam, Sathishkumar. (2010). Molecular Characterization and Phylogenetic Analysis of BZIP Protein in Plants. Journal of Proteomics & Bioinformatics. 10.4172/jpb.1000144.

Publisher : Journal of Proteomics & Bioinformatics

Year : 2010

Morphological variation in the Indian gooseberries (Phyllanthus emblica and Phyllanthus indofischeri) and the chloroplast trnL (UAA) intron as candidate gene for their identification

Cite this Research Publication : Sangeetha, N., Mercy, S., Kavitha, M., Selvaraj, D., Sathishkumar, R., & Ganesh, D. (2010). Morphological variation in the Indian gooseberries (Phyllanthus emblica and Phyllanthus indofischeri) and the chloroplast trnL (UAA) intron as candidate gene for their identification. Plant Genetic Resources, 8(3), 191-197. doi:10.1017/S1479262110000171

Publisher : Plant Genetic Resources

Year : 2008

Phylogenetic analysis of chloroplast matK gene from Zingiberaceae for plant DNA barcoding

Cite this Research Publication : Selvaraj D, Sarma RK, Sathishkumar R. Phylogenetic analysis of chloroplast matK gene from Zingiberaceae for plant DNA barcoding. Bioinformation. 2008;3(1):24-7. doi: 10.6026/97320630003024. Epub 2008 Sep 8. PMID: 19052662; PMCID: PMC2586133.

Publisher : Bioinformation

Conference Paper

Year : 2020

Molecular identification and evolutionary relationships between the subspecies of Musa by DNA barcodes

Cite this Research Publication : Dhivya, S., Ashutosh, S., Gowtham, I. et al. Molecular identification and evolutionary relationships between the subspecies of Musa by DNA barcodes. BMC Genomics 21, 659 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-020-07036-5

Publisher : BMC Genomics

Year : 2018

Computational identification of miRNAs from Mentha piperita L. predicts its therapeutic potential

Publisher : In: “2nd International Conference on DNA Technology for Authentication, Quality Control and Conservation of Herbal Material

Year : 2017

A Genome -Wide Analysis of the Ethylene-Responsive Element Binding Factor (ERF) Gene Family in Saccharum officinarum

Cite this Research Publication : A Genome -Wide Analysis of the Ethylene-Responsive Element Binding Factor (ERF) Gene Family in Saccharum officinarum" in the International Symposium on Sugarcane Research Since Co 205: 100 years and beyond (SucroSym 2017)

Publisher : SucroSym

Year : 2016

DNA barcoding for the authentication of morphologically similar and taxonomically disputed species of Zingiberaceae

Publisher : the 2 nd International conference on Environment and Ecology

Year : 2016

Development of DNA barcode-based chip for visual detection of adulterants in herbal products

Publisher : the International conference on DNA technology for authentication quality control and conservation of herbal material

Year : 2010

Plant Diversity and Conservation Modern Trends in Plant Taxonomy

Publisher : the XX Annual Conference of Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy (IAAT) & International Symposium on Taxonomy

Year : 2008

matK – A barcode for the plant family Zingiberaceae

Publisher : the National Seminar on Plants and Herbal Medicine

Education

Degree Specialization Year of Graduation Institution
Ph.D. Bioinformatics Interdisciplinary in Biotechnology 2012 Bharathiar University
M.Sc. Bioinformatics 2004 Bharathiar University
B.Sc. Biochemistry 2002 Bharathiar University

Post-Doctoral Experience:

⦁ Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, (Nov 2021 to Apr 2022), Department of Biological Sciences, College of Science, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
⦁ Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, (Mar 2021 to Oct 2021), Stem cell and Regenerative Biology, Department of Animal Science, Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea
⦁ UGC Women Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, (Oct 2015 to Oct 2020) – Plant Genetic Engineering, Department of Biotechnology, Bharathiar University, India.
⦁ Senior Research Fellow, (Nov 2014 to Sep 2015), Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, India
⦁ Postdoctoral Researcher (Oct 2013 to Sep 2014), Department of Horticultural Science, Suncheon National University, South Korea

Teaching Experience

⦁ Assistant Professor, Guest (Jun 2012 to Aug 2013), Department of Nano science, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India
⦁ Senior Research Fellow, Course Associative (Aug 2005 to Dec 2006), Department of Bioinformatics, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, India
⦁ Lecturer, (Aug 2004 to May 2005), Muthayammal College of Arts and Science, Rasipuram, Namakkal.

Grants and Awards

⦁ UGC Women’s Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi, India, (2015 – 2020)
⦁ CSIR Research Associateship, Council of Scientific Industrial Research, New Delhi, India, 2013
⦁ Research Fellowship in Science for Meritorious Student (RFSMS), UGC, Delhi, India, (2008 – 2010)
⦁ Junior Research Fellow – National Testing Service (NTS) CIIL – Government of India
⦁ Travel grant to attend to attend 8th International Barcode of Life Conference at iBOL Norway, 17-20 June2019
⦁ Travel grant from Chinese university to attend and give poster presentation “2nd International Conference on DNA Technology for Authentication, Quality Control and Conservation of Herbal Material of Hong Kong on 2-5 December2018
⦁ Travel Award from DST, India to attend and give Paper presentation in the “7th International Barcode of Life Conference” held at Nombolo Mdhuli Conference Centre, Skukuza, South Africa. (Nov 2017)
⦁ Travel Award from DST, India to attend and give oral presentation in the “4th International Barcode of Life Conference” held at University of Adelaide, South Australia.28th November – 4thDecember2011

Keynote Addresses/Invited Talks/Panel Memberships

⦁ Delivered a talk in the Webinar on “Preparation of herbal product and authentication by DNA barcode” for the students of Dept. of Biotechnology and Microbiology, National College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, November 2021.
⦁ Delivered a talk in the International Virtual Seminar on “Introduction to DNA Barcoding and its application” in Research Trends in Biotechnology and its Application” in the Department of Biotechnology, Thiruvalluvar University, June 2020
⦁ Delivered a lecture series as Adjunct Faculty Bioinformatics to the students of 2020 Batch, Department of BCA, PSGR Krishnammal College for Women for 10 hours, November 2020

Courses Taught

⦁ Biological Databases and Data Mining
⦁ Structural Genomics
⦁ Computational Systems Biology
⦁ Genomics and Proteomics
⦁ Computer aided drug discovery
⦁ Molecular Biology
⦁ Immunology
⦁ Environmental Science and Engineering

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