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Megha Prasad

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

Qualification: BSc, MSc
Ph: +91 476 2805316
Research Interest: Microbiology, Parasitology, Sanitation Biology


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.


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



Conference Paper

Year : 2018

Effect of Compost Derived Lytic Agents Against Enteric Bacteria in Sewage

Cite this Research Publication : V. Amrutha., Prasad Megha, A. Lekshmija, R Anjana, S. Aleena, Dr. Bipin G. Nair, Ajith Madhavan, 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. , 2018.

Publisher : InnovativeStrategies for Sustainable Water Management (ISSWM-2017)

  • 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 projects

Lytic agents against enteric parasite for sanitation

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