Dr. B. Infant Santhose

Dr.B.Infant Santhose
Dr. B. Infant Santhose

Assistant professor
Email id: infantsanthose.b@ktr.srmuniv.ac.in
Affiliation: Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science and Humanities, Kattankulathur Campus, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University)


Ph. D Presidency College, University of Madras, 2015
M.Phil University of Madras, 2010
M.Sc. Loyola College, University of Madras,2009
B.Sc University of Madras, 2007

Other Details:


  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Bioprocess Technology
  • Environmental Biotechnology

Research Interests

  • Algal Biotechnology
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Environmental Biotechnology

Selected Publications

  • Antibacterial activity of garlic extract and Silver Nanoparticles: an in vitro analysis. Int J Pharma Bio Sci 2019 Jan; 10(1): B 100-106
  • Antioxidant and Chromatographic Properties of Withania somnifera. J Antimicrob Agents October 2018, 4:4
  • Comparative Analysis on Antioxidant and Antibacterial Activity of Pumpkin Wastes. J Antimicrob Agents September 2018, 4:3
  • Antioxidant and Anti-skin cancer potential of a Ketocarotenoid pigment Astaxanthin isolated from a green microalga Haematococcus pluvialis Flotow. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 7, Issue 6, June (2016).
  • Collection, Isolation and Identification of Haematococcus pluvialis flotow from high altitude region of Pithoragarh district, Uttarkhand, India. Golden Research Thoughts, Volume-3, Issue-9, March (2014).
  • Optimization of media for vegetative stage of Haematococcus pluvialis flotow, collected from Pithoragarh district, Uttarakhand, India. Review of research, vol. 3, issue. 4, jan. (2014).
  • Pigment Producing capacity of saline tolerant microalgae Chaetoceros calictrans, Chlorella salina, Isochrysis galbana, Tetraselmis gracilis and its antimicrobial activity: An Comparative Study. J. Microbiol. Biotech. Res., (2013), 3 (1):1-7.
  • Growth kinetics of the algae Scenedesmus sp., and Chlorella sp. and its Nanoparticle synthesis, collected from southern coasts of Chennai, India. J. Microbiol. Biotech. Res., (2013), 3 (5):12-17.
  • A sustained release of tablet granules associated with ZnS nanocrystals using tamarind seed polysaccharide. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science Vol. 3 (4 Suppl 1), pp. S44-S47, May, (2013).
  • Collection, Isolation, Identification, and Biosynthesis of Silver Nanoparticles using microalga Chlorella pyrenoidosa. Nanomechanics Science and Technology. An International Journal 3(4), 1–9 (2012).
  • Isolation, Identification, Morphological Studies and Lipid Granules Staining (Nile red) of Different Micro-Algae for Biodiesel Production from Fresh Water and Saline Water. Journal of Experimental Sciences, Vol 2, No 7 (2011)
  • Analysis of algal cell elements collected from temple tanks, rock ponds and seashore in Kovalam and Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, India. Vol 1, No 5 (2011): Ecology
  • Enhanced Carotenoid Synthesis of Phormidium sp. in Stressed Conditions, Journal of Experimental Sciences Vol. 1, Issue 1, [2011] 
  • Study of starch degrading bacteria from kitchen waste soil in the production of Amylase by using paddy straw, Recent Research in Science and Technology (2009).

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor in SRM Institute of Science and Technology from December 2014.


  • Active Participant of the Loyola Outreach Program during the year 2005-06 and        2007 – 09 and won Best Volunteer award.
  • Participant International coastal cleanup day 2007 organized by Indian Coast Guard, UNEP, SACEP, NIOT, Loyola College- 16th September 2007.
  • Participant International coastal cleanup day 2006 organized by Indian Coast Guard, UNEP, SACEP, NIOT, Loyola College- 16th September 2006 .
  • Active Member of “Enviro Club of Loyola” during 2006-07
  • Member of NSS both in Schoolings and College.