Dr. Anbukkarasi Kaliyaperumal

Dr. Anbukkarasi  Kaliyaperumal

Assistant Professor
Area: Agricultural Microbiology
Affiliation: Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, SRM Institute of Science and Technology
E-mail: anbukkarasi.k@srmuniv.ac.in


Ph.D. Dairy Microbiology National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, 2011
M.Sc. Agricultural Microbiology Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, 2005
B.Sc Agriculture Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, 2002

Other Details:


  • Agricultural Microbiology
  • Soil and Applied Microbiology
  • Fundamentals of Microbiology
  • Bio-inoculants Production Technology
  • Principles of Environmental Sciences
  • Introduction to Microbiology

Research Interests

  • Microbial Diversity
  • Probiotics

Selected Publications 

  • Kaliyaperumal Anbukkarasi and Thiyagamoorthy Umamaheswari. 2017. Assessment of polymers as an alternative carrier for rice endophytes for use as bioinoculants. Res. Environ. Life Sci., 10(3): 257-260.
  • Kaliyaperumal Anbukkarasi, Dhiraj Kumar Nanda, Thiyagamoorthy Umamaheswari, Thiagarajan Hemalatha, Prashant Singh, Rameshwar Singh. 2014. Assessment of expression of Leloir pathway genes in wild type galactose fermenting Streptococcus thermophiles by real‑time PCR. Eur. Food Res Technol., 239(5): 895-903.
  • Uma Maheswari. T, Anbukkarasi. K, Prashant Singh, Sudhir Kumar Tomar, and Rameshwar Singh. 2013. Streptococcus thermophiles strains of plant origin as dairy starters: isolation and characterization. Int. J. Dairy Technol. 67 (1):117-122

Conference/ Seminars/ Workshops Attended

  • Participated in “iCRAFPT’18, International Conference on Recent Advances in Food Processing Technology, Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology, Thanjavur  during 17-19th August 2018
  • Participated and presented a poster on ‘Genotypic heterogenesity of wild Streptococcus thermophilus strains from plant and dairy sources of Indian origin’ at International Conference on “Sustainable  utilization of Tropical plant Biomass: Bioproducts, Biocatalysts, and Biorefinery” held at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore during 17-18th November 2016
  • Participated and presented a poster on ‘Molecular characterization of Gal operon in galactose fermenting S. thermophilus strains isolated from natural sources’ at National conference on “New Horizons in Bioprocessing of foods”, held at Punjab during 25-26th March 2011
  • Participated in the National Seminar on “Recent Advances in the Development of Fermented Foods” held at Banaras Hindu University, Uttar Pradesh during 8-9th April 2011.
  • Attended training and presented paper on ‘Isolation and authentication of Rhizobium’ In: ICAR-CAS training. Dept. of Agrl. Microbiology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore during 25 March – 13th April, 2006.

Academic Experiences

  • Senior Research Fellow at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore (2 years, 8 months)
  • Assistant Professor at RVS Agricultural College, Thanjavur  (4 years, 6 months)

Achievements and Awards

  • Institutional Fellowship for Doctoral Programme, ICAR-New Delhi (2007-11)
  • Qualified ARS-NET recognized by UGC/CSIR(2010)