Dr. A. Gayathri

Assistant Professor 
 
Contact Details
 
Qualifications
DegreeUniversityYear
B.Sc.University of Madras 2009
B.Ed.University of Madras 2010
M.Sc.University of Madras
 2012
M.Phil.University of Madras 2013
Ph.DUniversity of Madras  2019

Title of Ph.D. Thesis: Studies on the bioactive component of Euphorbia hirta linn. inflorescence extract using antibiotic resistant bacterial isolates.
Title of M.Phil. Thesis: Antifungal activity of Euphorbia hirta linn. a mode of action study.

Date of Joining the College
01 September 2021 
 
Areas of Interest
  •  Invitro antibacterial studies and antifungal activity
  •  Isolation of fungus and bacteria
  •  Control / inhibit bacteria and fungus
  •  Resistant bacterial strains culturing, maintaining and handling
  •  Betalactamase crude enzyme preparations
  •  Betalactamase inactivation study
  •  Efflux pump inactivation study
  •  Staining methods, MTT / TTC assay
  •  Isolation of Actinomycetes and Preservations
  •  Cultivation of mushroom
  •  Isolation of DNA and its purity check
  •  Isolation of bacteria and fungus
  •  Protein estimation
  •  Antifungal and antibacterial activity
  •  Bio assay
  •  Betalactamase crude enzyme preparations
  •  Betalactamase inactivation study
  •  Efflux pump inactivation study
  •  Staining methods, MTT / TTC assay
  •  Cultivation of mushroom
  •  Isolation of DNA and its purity check

Publications

  1.  Antifungal activity of Euphorbia hirta L.inflorescence extract against Aspergillus flavus- A mode of action study. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences. 2(4), 31 - 37, Gayathri A., and Vijaya Ramesh K.,*2013.
  2.   Antifungal activity of Euphorbia hirta L. - A possible mode of action study. Journal of Modern Science. 6(2), 111, Gayathri A., Anitha E.M., and Vijaya Ramesh K.,*2014.
  3.  A Discussion on Scientific Validation on Antibiotic Resistance Reversal of Euphorbia hirta L. With A Short Note on Its Bio-Autographic Studies. Journal of Biotechnology Research. 2(2), 6 - 11, Gayathri A., and Vijaya Ramesh K.,* 2016. 
  4. Ethanol extract of Euphorbiahirta L. modifies the Resistance of methicillin resistant βeta lactamase Positive Staphylococcus aureus - an in vitro study. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 7, Gayathri A., and Vijaya Ramesh K.,* 2018.

    International Conferences / Seminars:

  1. “International Conference on Impact of Nanotechnology on Health and Environment” held on 26th & 27th  February, 2018 organized by                 Department of Advance Zoology, Chemistry, Physics and PG & Research Department of Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology at Quaid - E - Millath  Government College for   Women, Annasalai, Chennai - 600 002.
  2. Antifungal activity of Euphorbia hirta L. inflorescence extract against Aspergillus flavus - a mode of  action studies" National seminar on Emerging Trends in Microbial Biotechnology held at Department of Microbiology, Kanchi Shri Krishna College of Arts and    Science, Kilambi, Kanchipuram - 631551,2013
  3. "Studies on the multidrug resistance modifying activity of Euphorbia hirta L", 12th National Conference of Indian Association of Applied Microbiologists on Global Trends and Challenges in Biosciences held at Department of Microbiology, DR. MGR Janaki     College of arts and Science for Women, 11 & 13, Durgabai Deshmukh Road, Chennai – 600 028,2014
  4. Antifungal activity of Euphorbia hirta Linn. inflorescence ethanol extract against Aspergillus flavus – a mode of action study", National Seminar on Current Scenario of Plants as Potential Drugs held at Department of Plant Biology and plant Biotechnology, Quaid-E- Millath Government College for Women, Annasalai, Chennai - 600 002,2015
  5.  "Multidrug resistance modifying activity of Euphorbia hirta L",National Symposium on Recent Advances in Biomedical Technology (RABT 2015) held at Department of Biotechnology,  Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore - 632115,2015
  6. Drug resistance on in vitro study",National Seminar on Biodiversity of Medicinal Plants: Emerging Trends and Challenges held at Department of Botany, Queen mary’s College, Chennai 4,2018

 Training Programmes Attended

  • Attended Training on “Mushroom Cultivation” conducted at Urban Horticulture Development Centre, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Chennai - 600 040 held on   9 - February - 2011.
  • Attended Hands on Training in “Isolation of DNA and Purity Check” organized by GENETRICKS, Department of Biotechnology, Kumararani Meena Muthiah College of Arts and Science  held on 27 - January - 2012. 
  •  Attended "Low density polyethylene degradation in municipal landfillaria. Biotechcellence'' 12, 18th National Technical Symposium held at Association of Biotechnologists - Center for Biotechnology, Anna University, Chennai - 600025
  • Attended "Workshop on “Health and Herbs” on 11th September, 2012 Conducted by the Post Department of Microbiology, at D.G. Vaishnav College, Chennai - 600106.        
  • Attended State Level workshop on “Effective Utilization of Open Access Educational   Resources” on 19th March 2014 organized by General Library at Quaid - E- Millath Government College for Women, Chennai - 600002.  
  • Attended National workshop on “Conservation of Herbs & Herbal Medicines” on 3rd & 4th March, 2016 organized by National Agro Foundation & Pharma research Cell at Bharath University, Agaram Road, Selaiyur, Chennai, India - 600073.
  • Attended  Short - Term Training Course on “Methods in Microbial Biotechnology and   Molecular Biology” organized at the Department of Plant Biology and Plant    Biotechnology, Loyola College, Chennai - 600034 from March 14 to April 6 - 2018.
  • Attended Workshop on “Analysis of Phytocompounds by HPLC” Organized on 29th October, 2018, at School of Life Science, B S Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai 634048.
  • Attended International Workshop on “Global Model Plants: Arabidopsis - A Molecular Approach” held on 20th February, 2019 in the Department of  Plant biology and Plant Biotechnology, Quaid - E - Millath Government College for Women, Annasalai, Chennai - 600002.
  • Attended E - Quiz on ''Medicinal Plants" organized by Department of Botany, held on  10th - 20th  July 2020, at L.R.G. Government Arts     College for Women, Tirupur - 641 604, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Attended Webinar on “Phytotherapeutic - Immunoboosters to combat bacterial and viral diseases” organized by Department of Botany held on 29th June 2020 at Andhra Mahila Sabha Arts and Science College for Women, O.U. Campus Road, Hyd 07.
  • Attended A National level Awareness E - Quiz on “Herbal Medicine and Human Welfare”  organized by Department of Botany, held on 22nd - 24th July 2020. Arulmigu    Palaniandavar Arts College for Women, Palani - 624 615. Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Attended Webinar on “e-publishing” organized by the Department of Botany, conducted on 1st   August 2020, at Queen mary’s College, Chennai 600 004.
  • Attended Successfully completed the online quiz on “Arts, Culture and Entertainment” on 11th July 2020, Kandaswami Kandar’s College, Velur - Namakkal District, Tamil  Nadu - 638182.
  • Attended National Faculty Enrichment Programme on “Digital Technology for Teaching of Life Sciences and Humanities” organized by the PG and Research Department of   Zoology in collaboration with the Indian Science Congress Association from 21st -   25th July 2020, at Dr. Ambedkar Government Arts College, Vysarpadi, Chennai - 600039, Tamil Nadu.
  • Attended Excellent Performance in “Visual e - quiz - Taxonomy & Economic Botany” with passing score of 44% attended on 21st July 2020, organized by Department of Botany at Queen Mary’s College, Chennai 600 004.
  • Attended International Webinar Series on “COVID'19 - Current Trends and  Countermeasures” organized by PG & Research Department of Botany in   Association with Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, University of Madras from 20th -  22nd  July, 2020, at Government Arts College, Nandanam, Chennai - 35.
  • Attended International Webinar on “Biomedical Applications” organized by PG Department  of Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology (SFS), SDNB Vaishnav College for Women on 10th  July 2020.
  • Attended International Webinar on “Recent Advances in Biological Techniques: Methods  and Applications” organized by the Department of Biochemistry, held on 27th – 28   July 2020 at Rayalaseema University.
  • Attended Webinar Series on “Unlocking Approaches in Biological Research” organized by  PG & Research Department of Botany and Department of Biotrchnology, School of Biological sciences, on 24th - 26 July 2020 at St. Joseph’s College, Thiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India - 620002.
  • Attended National Webinar on “Current Issues Emerging Over Environment and Education” organized by Department of Botany held on 28th July 2020 at St. Joseph’s College, Thiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India - 620002.
  • Attended International Webinar on “Impact of Climate Change on Bio-Diversity and World Food Security” organized by Department of Botany held on 15th July 2020 at St. Joseph’s College, Thiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India - 620002.
  • Attended International Webinar Series on “Medicinal Plants Research and Drug Discovery” organized by Department of Botany held on 3rd - 6th August 2020 at St. Joseph’s College, Thiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India – 620002.
  • Attended Webinar on “Advancing Biotechnology as a Promising Field of Science” organized  by Department of Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology held on 25th June 2021at Thiruthangal Nadar College, Selavayal, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India - 600051. 
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