Professor & Head of Department Area: Applied Microbiology Affiliation: Department of Biotechnology, School of Bioengineering, Kattankulathur Campus, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University). Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bharathidasan University, Trichy, TamilNadu, India, 2008
PGP College of Arts and Science , University of Madras,1997
Genomics and Proteomics
Metabolic Engineering of Closridium sps for solvent production,
Bioenergy using Algal Biomass
Development of diagnostic methods for Leptospira
No: of Ph.D. Scholars Guiding: 1
No: of Ph.D. Scholars Completed: 4
Kumar T, Xavier N, Ramya M( 2018) A High-Performance Liquid Chromatography Method for Determination of Genotoxic Impurity Hydroxylamine in Drug Substances. Journal of Chromatographic Science, doi: 10.1093/chromsci/bmy082.
Kamath Mukund Manali, Rex Arunraj, Gautham Ramakrishnan, Mohandass Ramya, (2018) Development of sensitive and specific multiplex PCR method for the detection of microcystin producing cyanobacteria in Spirulina food supplements. Food Science and Biotechnology P1-6 doi: 10.1007/s10068-018-0476-0
Ramya M, Kayalvizhi M, Haripriya G, Rathinasabapathi P( 2018) Detection of microcystin-producing cyanobacteria in water samples using loop-mediated isothermal amplification targeting mcyB gene. 3 Biotech. 2018 Sep;8(9):378. doi: 10.1007/s13205-018-1402-0.
C Kavyasudha, M Ramya, M Parani , Quantitative and qualitative evaluation of three commercial probiotic products from India, Research Journal of Biotechnology 12 (12), 69-74
Gautham Ramakrishnan, Anwar Aliya Fathima, Mohandass Ramya, A rapid and efficient DNA extraction method suitable for marine macroalgae" ( 2017) Dec;7(6):364. doi: 10.1007/s13205-017-0992-2. Epub 2017 Oct 4.( Impact Factor 1.3)
Thangarathinam Kumar, Mohandass Ramya, Viswanathan Srinivasan and N Xavier,(2017) A Simple and Direct LC-MS Method for Determination of Genotoxic Impurity Hydroxylamine in Pharmaceutical compounds, Journal of Chromatographic Science, Mar 21:1-7. ( Impact factor 0.9)
Kamath Mukund Manali, Rex Arunraj, Thangarathinam Kumar, Mohandass Ramya, (2016) Detection of microcystin producing cyanobacteria in the Spirulina dietary supplements using Multiplex HRM Quantitative PCR, Journal of Applied Phycology, Published Online 2016 doi:10.1007/s10811-016-1011-4 - ( Impact Factor 2.37)
Kumar Thangarathinam,Mohandass Ramya, Arockiasamy Xavier SJ(2016) Stability Indicating Related Substances HPLC method for Droxidopa and Characterization of Related Substances Using LC-MS and NMR,Journal of Chromatographic Science, Published online 2016. doi: 10.1093/chromsci/bmw136 ( Impact factor 1.32)
Selvaraju Gayathri Devi, Anwar Aliya Fathima, Mary Sanitha, Sellamuthu Iyappan, Wayne R Curtis, Mohandass Ramya,(2016), Expression and characterization of alkaline protease from the metagenomic library of tannery activated sludge" , Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 17-JUN-2016, 122 pp 694-700 DOI information: 10.1016/j.jbiosc.2016.05.012.(Impact factor 1.9)
Anwar Aliya Fathima, Mary Sanitha, Kumar Thangarathinam, Sellamuthu Iyappan and Mohandass Ramya,(2016),Direct utilization of waste water algal biomass for ethanol production by cellulolytic Clostridium phytofermentans DSM1183, Bioresource Technology, Feb; 202:253-6. Published Online. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2015.11.075 . Impact Factor 4.9
Trevor R Zuroff, Andrew C Tolonen, Mohandass Ramya, Wayne R Curtis(2015), Physiology, genomics, and pathway engineering of an ethanol tolerant strain of Clostridium phytofermentans. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Aug 15; 81(16):5440-8. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00619-15 ( Impact factor 3.8).
S Gayathri Devi and M Ramya (2015), PCR- RFLP based Bacterial Diversity Analysis of a Municipal Sewage Treatment Plant. Journal of Environmental Biology, Vol. 36, 1113-1118, (Impact Factor 0.52).
Gayathri Devi S, Aliya Fathima A, Radha S, Rex Arunraj, Wayne R. Curtis, Ramya M (2015), A rapid and economical method for efficient DNA extraction from diverse soils suitable for metagenomic applications, Plos One, July 13, 2015 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0132441 (Impact Factor 3).
Sanitha M, Radha S, Fatima AA, Devi SG, Ramya M(2014) Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of three freshwater microalgal strains. Pol J Microbiol. 2014;63(4):387-92. Impact Factor : 0.69
Yadav A, Parida D, Muralidharan A.Ramya M (20) , Bioelectricity generation by proton exchange membrane-based microbial fuel cell from sewage substrate, Current Science 29: 106 (01) (Impact factor 0.96).
Radha S, Aliya Fatima, Iyyappan S, Ramya M (2013), Direct colony PCR for rapid identification of varied microalgae from freshwater environment, Journal of Applied Phycology (2): 609-613 (Impact Factor 2.3).
Harishankar K, Sasikala C, Ramya M. 2013. Efficiency of the intestinal bacteria in the degradation of the toxic pesticide, chlorpyrifos. 3 Biotech 3(2):137-142. (Impact Factor 0.9)
Sonia J, K Sasikala C, Ramya M (2012), Biodegradation of Chlorpyrifos by bacterial consortium isolated from agriculture soil", World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 28(3):1301-1308 (Impact Factor-1.53).
P Rout, S Jiwal, C Sasikala, Ramya Mohandass (2012), Biodegradation of Benzo [a] pyrene by the mixed culture of Bacillus cereus and Bacillus vireti isolated from the petrochemical industry, Journal of Environmental Biology, 33, 985-989 (Impact Factor 0.52).
Bhaskar A, Vidhya VG, Ramya M.(2008) Hypoglycemic effect of Mucanaprurines seed extract on normal and streptozotocin –diebetic rats, Fitoterapia, 79(7-8):539-43.(Impact Factor 2.45)
Ramya M, Anusha B, Kalavathy S, (2008)“Decolorization and biodegradation of Indigo carmine by a textile soil isolate Paenibacillus larvae”, Biodegradation,19(2), 283-91.(Impact Factor 2.2)
Principal Investigator - Development of diagnostic method based on Loop- mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) for rapid and early detection of Leptospirosis- funded by ICMR, (2017 – 2020)- 30 Lakhs
Principal Investigator - Concurrent production of acetone, butanol and ethanol by inactivation of acidogenesis pathway in Clostridium acetobutylicum ATCC 824 – a marker free approach – DST SERB – (2013-2016) – 22Lakhs-
Coinvestigator - Isolation of the active compounds from the plant extracts that were identified to be effective against NDM1 positive bacteria – ICMR ( 2012-2015) -44.8 Lakhs
BACER Fellow- Indo US Technology Forum and DBT , 2016, 12 lakhs