Qualification: 
MSc, BSc
meghaprasad@am.amrita.edu
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+91 476 2805316

Megha currently serves as Junior Research Fellow at Amrita School of Biotechnology after completing her Masters in Biotechnology from Amrita School of Biotechnology in 2014. She is pursuing her doctoral degree in Biotechnology at Sanitation Biotechnology lab, Amrita School of Biotechnology under the guidance of Dr. Sanjay Pal.

ALMA MATER

  • MSc Biotechnology, Amrita School of Biotechnology (2014)
  • BSc Biotechnology, Amrita School of Biotechnology (2012)
     

AWARDS / HONOR

  • Awarded with Junior Research Fellowship from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
  • Secured 50th rank in National Eligibility Test (NET) - Lectureship, December 2013 conducted by Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), India –University Grant Commission (UGC), India.
     

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  • The project entitled In Vitro Profiling Of Natural Compounds- P-X1, P-X2 And P-X3” was carried out under the guidance of Dr. Srinivas Boreddy, Senior Scientist, Piramal Life Sciences, Mumbai.
  • Worked on Microbial Fuel Cell under the guidance of Mr. Ajith Madhavan in the Green Energy Lab at Amrita School of Biotechnology.
     

ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECT

Lytic agents against enteric parasite for sanitation

Publications

Publication Type: Conference Paper

Year of Publication Publication Type Title

2017

Conference Paper

V. Amrutha., Prasad Megha, Lekshmija, A., Anjana, R., Aleena, S., Dr. Bipin G. Nair, Madhavan, A., and Dr. Sanjay Pal, “Effect of compost derived lytic agents against enteric bacteria in sewage”, in InnovativeStrategies for Sustainable Water Management (ISSWM-2017), Punjab, India. , 2017.

2017

Conference Paper

A. Madhavan, Prasad Megha, Girish, S., K. Shetty, S., Dr. Bipin G. Nair, and Dr. Sanjay Pal, “Caulobacter crescentus as a novel exoelectricigen in a dual chambered Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC)”, in Technical Program Committee of the “2017 IEEE International( Biennial) Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy”, TAP Energy-2017. , 2017.

2015

Conference Paper

Prasad Megha, “Caulobacter crescentus as a novel exoelectricigen in a dual chambered Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC)”, in 56th Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India and International Symposium on “Emerging Discoveries in Micrbiology(Poster), JNU, Delhi, 2015.

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