Gulbarga University
Year of establishment:1980-81
Gulbarga - 585 106, Karnataka State - India
DEPARTMENT OF P.G. STUDIES AND RESEARCH IN BOTANY
Dr. Gunagambhire M Vidyasagar
Professor
Dept. of PG Studies and Research in Botany
Jnana Ganga, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga - 585 106
Karnataka, India
Tel No.: +91 8472-263291(O)
Fax No.: +91 8472-245633(O)
Residence
H.No. 2-910/55/19, Kalamanikya, Bhagyanagar,
Sedam Road, Gulbarga-585106. Karnataka, India
Tel No.: +91 8472-269650 (R)
+91 9449258812 (Cell)
Date of Birth:May 15th 1966
Academic Positions Held.

Position

From

To Place of work

Lecturer in Botany   

15.09.1995 

14.09.1999 Gulbarga University

Senior Lecturer in Botany

15.09.199 

06.02.2003 Gulbarga University

Reader in Botany                                         

07.02.2003 06.02.2006 Gulbarga University

Associate professor In Botany

07.02.2006 06.02.2009 Gulbarga University
Professor of Botany                                            07.02.2009 till date Gulbarga University
Academic Qualifications: M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
B.Sc Chemistry, Botany and Zoology (CBZ) Mysore University, Mysore  

M. Sc.

Botany

Gulbarga University, Gulbarga

1991

M. Phil.

Diseases of Mulberry at Gulbarga

Gulbarga University, Gulbarga

1992

Ph. D.

Powdery mildew disease of Mulberry

Gulbarga University, Gulbarga

1997

Areas of Specialization

Secondary metabolites, Endophytes, Antifungal antibiotics, Medicinal Plants, Solid waste Management, Ethno botany.

Research Experience : 22 years
Teaching Experience : 20 years
Research Training Undergone
1.

Detection and Management of Wheat Pathogens held at the Centre of Advanced studies in Plant Pathology, Division of plant Pathology, IARI-New Delhi from 16th to 30th July, 1998.

2.

Protoplast Fusion Technology for Strain Improvement in Filamentous Fungi, held at Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, University of Madras, Chennai from 5th to 26th April, 1999.

3. Remote Sensing and GIS Applications, at Regional Remote Sensing Service Centre, Bangalore from 13th November to 1st December, 2000.
4. Advanced Molecular biology Techniques, at Institute of Biosciences and Molecular biology, Jayanagar, Bangalore from 1st to 15th April, 2005.

5.

National Workshop on Research Methodology in Basic Sciences held at Osmania University, Hyderabad (A P) From November 23rd to 27th, 2009.

Member of Professional bodies:

Life Member:

1. Indian Phytopathological Society
2. Indian Sericultural Society
3. Mycological Society of India
4. Microbiologist’s society
5. Indian Botanical Society (No.1878/8.6.09)
6. Karnatak Rajya Vignyan Parishad (DF No.1089)
7. The Indian Science Congress Association (L21717/2013)
8. National Environmental Science Academy (L/M No.1731/2013)

Non academic Body:

1. Teachers’ Association,
a. General Secretary, Gulbarga University Teachers’ Association from 2009-2012
b. Executive council member, Karnataka State Universities Teachers’ Association for the year 2012-13.
Countries Visited
1.

Scotland, 2010 & 13.

2. England, 2010 & 13.
3. Srilanka 2011.
Awards / Honours
1.

Scroll of honor conferred in recognition of dedicated services as Zonal Councillor (South Zone), for the year 2004 to the Indian  Phytopathological Society, New Delhi.

2. Bharat Rathna Sri. M.Visvesvaraya Global Leadership Award for Excellence in Environment-Social Work-Education and Health, in recognition of his yeoman Service in Pollution Control and Environment Conservation on 5th June, 2012 at Mahatma Gandhi Hall, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.
3. Sir M Visveshvaraya WASHEL Mahan Shree Rathna Award, 2012 for excellence in education and social service on the occasion of National Children’s Fest-2012 held on 7th December, 2012 at Town Hall, Bangalore.
4. Commonwealth Academic Fellowship tenable in UK for three months from October to December, 2013 at the University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.
Research Papers Published
1. A H Rajasab and G M Vidyasagar (1990) Hyperparasitization of Ampelomyces quisqualis on Phyllactinia dalbergiea. Indian Phytopathology 47 (4): 437-438.
2. G M Vidyasagar and A H Rajasab (1997) Predisposition of powdery mildew infected mulberry leaves to Phoma mororum infection (Phoma leaf spot). Indian J Seric. 36 (1): 65-66.
3. G M Vidyasagar and A H Rajasab (2001). Effect of Neem (Azadirachta indica), Parthenium (Parthenium histerophorus), Garlic (Allium sativum) extracts on the incidence of powdery mildew of mulberry caused by Phyllactinia corylea. Indian J Seric. 40(1): 81-85.
4. G M Vidyasagar and A H Rajasab (2003) Airspora over a mulberry field. Vignana Ganga 3 (3&4): 27-31.
5. G M Vidyasagar and D Kotresh (2003). Biochemical changes due to Phyllactinia corylea in the leaves of certain mulberry varieties. Indian J Sericulture 42 (1): 71-74.
6.

G M Vidyasagar, D Kotresh and D Shivkumar (2003). Biochemical changes during powdery mildew disease development in mulberry (Morus alba L.) Bulletin of Indian Academy of Sericulture.7 (1):104-107.

7. G M Vidyasagar and D Shivkumar (2003). Studies on the occurrence of Keratinophilic soil mycoflora of Gulbarga, Karnataka. Advances in plant Sciences 16(1): 339-342.
8. G M Vidyasagar, D Kotresh and Shivanand S Sakpal (2004). Effect of Phyllactinia corylea on Phenolic content in twenty mulberry varieties. Advances in Plant Sciences. 18(1): 409-411.
9. G M Vidyasagar, Narayan Hosmani and D Shivkumar. (2004) Keratinophilic   fungi isolated from Hospital dust and soils of Public places at Gulbarga. Mycopathologia. 159:13-21.
10. G M Vidyasagar, I Surekha and Kavita Sagar. (2004-05) Identification of pathogenic fungi associated with plant crude drugs marketed at Gulbarga. Aryavaidyan.18 (2): 100-105.
11. G M Vidyasagar, D Kotresh and D Shivkumar (2005). Detection of lectin in twenty varieties of mulberry (Morus alba L.). Advances in plant Sciences. 18(1): 431-433.
12. G M Vidyasagar, Byale Gundamma and D Kotresh (2005) Screening of mulberry yeast for the production of alfa-Amylase and Ethanol. Asian J Micro. Biotch & Envitl Scien. 7(4): 797-800.
13. G M Vidyasagar, D Kotresh, Narayan Hosmani and S Sakpal (2005). Biochemical responses of mulberry induced by foliar infection with Phyllactinia corylea. Asian J Micro. Biotech. & Environl. 7(2): 293-296.
14. Prashant Kumar P and Vidyasagar G M (2006). Documentation of traditional knowledge on medicinal plants of Bidar district, Karnataka. Indian J traditional knowledge.5 (3): 295-299.
15. G M Vidyasagar and A Prabhakar Rao (2006). Powdery mildew of mulberry in northern dry zone of Karnataka. Indian silk 45(6): 16-18.
16. Prashant Kumar P, Angadi SB and Vidyasagar G M (2006) Antimicrobial activity of blue-green and green algae. Indian J pharmaceutical Sciences 68 (5): 647-648.
17. Narayan Hosmani, and G M Vidyasagar (2006). Isolation of Keratinophilic fungi from Cultivated and non-cultivated soils of Bidar, India.  Asian J Micro. Biotch & Envitl Scien. 8(1): 83-86.
18. Vidyasagar G M and Prashant Kumar P (2007) Traditional herbal remedies for gynaecological disorders in women of Bidar district, Karnataka. Fitoterapia 78: 48-51.
19. D Kotresh, A Prabhakar Rao, Srinivas Naik and G M Vidyasagar (2007). Antioxidative response to drought and high temperature stress in selected mulberry genotypes. Physiology and Molecular biology of plants 13(1):57-63.
20. Prashant Kumar P and G M Vidyasagar (2008) Traditional knowledge on medicinal plants used for the treatment of skin diseases in Bidar District, Karnataka.   Indian Journal of traditional knowledge. 7(2): 273-276.
21. D. Kotresha and G.M. Vidyasagar (2008) Isolation and characterization of phenol degrading Pseudomonas aeruginosa MTCC 4996. World J  Microbiol and   Biotechno 24:541-547. DOI 10.1007/s11274-007-9508-2.
22. Vidyasagar G M, Kotresh D, Ramesh K and Srinivas N. (2009) Role of endosulfan in mediating stress responses in Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench.  J. Environ. Biol. 30(2): 217-220.
23. Dakshayani M. Malkapur and G M Vidyasagar (2009) Screening of Traditionally used medicinal plants species against intestinal pathogens. The Bioscan 4(1):121-125.
24. Dakshayani M. Malkapur and G M Vidyasagar (2009). In vitro studies in Caralluma adscendens R.Br. (Roxb) var. adscendens against intestinal pathogens. Natural products: An Indian Journal 5(3):143-145.
25. Kavita Sagar and G M Vidyasagar (2009). Anti-inflammatory and antinociceptive activity of ethyl acetate leaf extract of Caesalpinia bonducella L. Flem.-An important medicinal plant, Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sciences 31: 48-52.
26. Kavita Sagar and G M Vidyasagar (2009). Evaluation of acute and sub acute toxicities of leaf extract of Caesalpinia bonducella L. Flem. International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences, 1 (1):1-15.
27. Vidyasagar G M and Bharati B Halu (2010) Comparative Pharmacognostic Studies in Calotropis Spp. Natural Products: An Indian Journal 6(3):107-113.
28. G M Vidyasagar and Sankaravva S. Babanagare (2010) Isolation and antimicrobial activity of some actinomycetes from the industrial soil of Solapur region, Maharastra. Bio Technology: An Indian Journal 4(1):43-47.
29. Kavitha Sagar and Vidyasagar G. M (2010). Antimicrobial activity of α-(2-hydroxy-2-methylpropyl)-ω-[2-hydroxy-3-methylbut-2-en-1-yl] polymethylene from Caesalpinia bonducella (L.) Flem, Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 72(4):409-538.
30. K, Sagar & G. M Vidyasagar  (2009) Evaluation of antidermatophytic activity of A-(2-hydrcixy-2-methylpropyl)-co-[2-hydro\y-3-methylhut-^-en-Uyl] polynielhylenc -Ihc compound isolated from Caesalpinia bonducella (L.) Flem.. The Internet Journal of Microhiology, 7 (1):
31. Babanagare  Shankaravva  S  and  Vidyasagar G M.* (201 1)  Evaluation  of  structural  and Biochemical alterations in Aspergillus terreus  by the action of antifungal compound from Streptomyces JF714876,  International Research Journal of  Pharmacy  2(11):78-80.
32. Sreenivasa Nayaka and Vidyasagar G M (2012) Occurrence and extracellular enzyme potential of Actinomycetes of a thermoltolerant, northern region of Karnataka, India, IMRJ, 2(12),40-44.
33. G M Vdyasagar, B S Shankaravva1, Reshma Begum', Imrose1, Raghavendra  Sagar2 and R,  L.  Raibagkar2, (June, 2012) Antimicrobial  Activity  of    Silver Nanoparticles Synthesized by Streptomycin species JF7148767.   Int J Pharm Sci & Nanotech, 5(1):1638-1642.
34. S M Siddalingamurthy  and  G  M  Vidyasagar (July, 2012), Ethnomedicinal plants used to treat menstrual disorders by tribal people in Bellary district of Karnataka, India, Int J Pharm Life Sci 3(7):1871-1878.
35. Bharathi  Halua  and  G   M  Vidyasagar (2012),    A  comparative   study:   Differential antimycoses activity of crude leaf extracts of Calotropis Spp. Int J Pharm Pharm Sci, 4(3): 705-708.
36. Dr. Dakshayani.M.Malkapur1, Dr.Vidyasagar. M. Gunagambire1,Dr. Nithin Kamalakar Rao Mahorkar2, Dr. Prasad.Konduri3 (2012) Anti-ulcerogenic activity of Caralluma adscendensvar. fimbriata aerial part extractsagainst experimentally-induced gastric lesions in rats J Pharm Res 5(3):1574-1577.
37. S M Siddalingamurthy  and  G  M  Vidyasagar (April 2013). Traditional knowledge on medicinal plants used for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders in Bellary district,Karnataka, India, Indian Journal of traditional knowledge 12(2):321-325.
38. Kavitha Sagar and Vidyasagar G M (February,2013) Antidermatophytic activity of some traditionally used medicinal plants of North Karnataka Region, JAPS, 3(02):077-083.
39. Vidyasagar, G M and Shivakumar Singh P,(2013) A Comparative antimicrobial activity of methanolic root, leaf and seed cotyledon extracts of Annona squamosa L, Int J Pharm Pharm Sci. 4(5):289-292.
40. Siddalinga Murthy S M and G M Vidyasagar* (2013) Traditional herbal remedies for Jaundice in Bellary district, Karnataka, India, Medicinal Plants 4(4): 240-243.
41. Sreenivasa Nayaka, Gireesh Babu K and GM Vidyasagar* (February 2013) PURIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF KERATINASE FROM HAIR-DEGRADING STREPTOMYCES ALBUS,International Journal of Bioassys,02 (03)599-604.
42. NUZHAT TABASSUM AND VIDYASAGAR G. M.(2013) ANTIFUNGAL INVESTIGATIONS ON PLANT ESSENTIAL OILS. A REVIEW, Int J Pharm Pharm Sci, 5(2):19-28.
43. S M Siddalinga Murthy and Vidyasagar g M (June, 2013), Traditional Knowledge on  medicinal plants used in the treatment of respiratory disorders in Bellary district, Karnataka, India, 4(2):189-193.
44. Sreenivasa Nayaka and *Vidyasagar, G. M (Aug.2013) PURIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF KERATINASE FROM NATIVE FEATHER-DEGRADING Streptomyces albus. IJDR, 3(8):034-39.
45. Shivakumar Singh P and G M Vidyasagar (2013) Ethnomedicinal plants used in the treatment of skin diseases in Hyderabad Karnataka Region, Karnataka, India, Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, 3(11): 882-886.
46. Vidyasagar G M and Siddalingamurthy S M (October, 2013) Medicinal plants used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus in Bellary district, Karnataka, IJTK, 12 (4): 747-751.
47. Sreenivas Nayaka and G M Vidyasagar (2013) Development of eco-friendly bio-fertilizer using feather compost, annals of Plant sciences, 2(7):238-244.
48. Kotresh D and G M Vidyasagar (2013) Isolation of phenol degrading Bacterial strains from Industrial effluents in India, Inter J Bioassays, 2(12):1608-1611.

49.

Rekha Sharanappa and Vidyasagar G M (2013) Anti-candida activity of medicinal Plants. A review, IJPPS, 5(4):9-16.
50. Shivakumar Singh P and Vidyasagar G M (2014) Green synthesis, Characterization and antimicrobial activity of Silver Nanoparticles by using Sterculia foetida L. young leaves aqueous extract, International Journal of Green Chemistry and Bioprocess, 4(1):1-5.
51. G M Vidyasagar, Byale Gundamma and D Kotresh (2005), Screening of mulberry yeast for the production of α amylase and ethnol, Asian J Microbial, Biotech.Envin Sc. 7(4):797-800.
52. Shivakumar Singh P and Vidyasagar GM* (March,2014) In-vitro Antidermatophytic and preliminary Phytochemical studies of Petroleum ether and Inter-polar Methanolic Leaf extracts of Thevetia nerrifolia, JAPS,04(03):81-85.
53. Shivakumar Singh P and Vidyasagar G M (April, 2014) Biosynthesis, Characterisation, and antidermatophytic activity of Silver Nanoparticles using Raamphal plant (Annona reticulate) aqueous leaves extract, Indian Journal of Material Science, Volume 2014, Article ID 412452, 5 pages (1-5), http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/412452.
54. Shivakumar Singh P and Vidyasagar G M, (2014) “In-vitro antidermatophytic activity of low polar petroleum ether and inter polar methanolic leaf extract of Senna tora L.” World journal pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences,” 2013, Vol.3, Issue 5, 647-657.
55. Shivakumar Singh P and Vidyasagar G M (April, 2014) In-vitro Antidermatophytic activity of low polar Petroleum ether and Inter-polar Methanolic seed extracts of Stercularia foetida L, Int J Pharm Bio Sci, 5 (2) : (B) 872 – 879.
56. Nuzhat Tabassum and Vidyasagar G M* (June,2014) Antimicrobial Activity of Medicinal Oil Plants Against Human Pathogen from Hyderabad Karnataka Region, Int.J.Pharm.Sci.Rev.Res., 26(2):182-188.
57. Rekha Sharanappa and Vidyasagar G M* Documentation of Traditional Knowledge on Medicinal Plants used in treating Candidiasis in Hyderabad Karanataka Region, India, World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences,3(7):739-751.
58. Kotresh D and Vidyasagar G M (2014) Effect of Emerging Pollutant Phenol on growth of Pigeon pea, Annals of Plant Sciences,3 (04): 663-666.
59. Kotresha D. and Vidyasagar G M (2014) Chromosomally encoded phenol hydroxylase gene for degradation of phenol by Pseudomonas aeruginosa MTCC 4996, International Journal of Microbial Resource Technology, 2(2):1-7.
60. Shivakumar Singh P and Vidyasagar G M (2014) Search for Effective Antimycotic Agents against Microsporum Gypseum from 61 Etyhno Medicinal Plants of Hyderabad Karnataka Region, Karnataka, India. Bioanalysis and Biomedicine, 6(2):033-035.
61. Kotresha D. and Vidyasagar G M (July, 2014) PHENOL DEGRADATION BY IMMOBILIZED CELLS OF PSEUDOMONAS AERUGINOSA MTCC 4996, International Journal of Development Research,  4(7):1439-1442.
62. Nuzhat Tabassum and Vidyasagar G M* (Oct.,2014) In Vitro Antimicrobial Activity of edible oils Against Human Pathogens causing skin infections, IJPSR, 5(10):4493-4498.
63. D.S.R. Rajendar Singh1*, P. Shivakumar Singh2, G.M. Vidyasagar (2014)    Antimicrobial   activity of ethanolic leaves extract of Alangium salvifolium (L. f.) Wangerin. International Journal of Research in Plant Science 4(4): 77-80.
64. Shivakumar Singh P and G M Vidyasagar (2014) Green synthesis, characterization and antimicrobial activity of Silver Nanoparticles by using Sterculia foetida L. young leaves aqueous extract, International Journal of Green Chemistry and Bioprocess, 4(1):1-5.
65. Shivakumar Singh P and Vidyasagar G M (2015) Antimycotic activity of low polar petroleum ether and interpolar methanolic young leaf extracts of Solanum nigrum L. International Letters of Natural Sciences 4: 47-56.
66. P. Shivakumar Singh, G. M. Vidyasagar*(2015) Antidermatophytic activity of ethanolic leaves extract of Limonia acidissima Groff. International Letters of Natural Sciences Vol 39: 56-62.
Books Published : 01
1. Mulberry cultivation (In Kannada) Published by the Registrar, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.
Research Guidance

Doctor of Philosophy

No. of Ph.D. awarded: 09, Thesis submitted-02

Sl.No.

Name of the student

Title of the Thesis

   Year

1

Kotresh D

Biotechnological approaches in degrading phenol and stress induced in crop plants

2005

2

Narayana Hosamani

Degradation of keratinous waste and keratinase production by Microsporum gypseum

2006

3

Shivanand Sakapal

Biodegradation and Utilization of Kerationous waste in Agriculture

2007

4

Kavita Sagar

Antidermatophytic activity of a few traditionally used medicinal plants

2008

5

Srinivas Nayaka

Physiological and Biochemical analysis in Plants grown with Keratinous compost

2008

6

Prashant Kumar G

Documentation of Traditional knowledge on medicinal  plants at Bidar District

2009

7

Dakshayani M M

Antienterobacterial and antiulcer activity of Caralluma adscendens

2010

8

Babanagare Shankaravva

Biochemical Studies in Antibiotic producing Strptomycetes

2012

9

Bharati Halu

Comparative Phytochemical and Pharmacognostic Studies in Calotropis Spp. at Gulbarga District

2013

10

Shivakumar Singh P

Ethnopharmacology of Medicinal plants used in treating Skin diseases in Hyderabad Karnataka Region.

 2014

11

Siddlinga Murthy

Dacumentation of Traditional Knowledge on medicinal plants of Bellary District.

  2014

12

Rekha S

Ethnopharmacological validation of medicinal plants treating Candidiasis in Hyderabad Karnataka region

 2015
Thesis submitted

13

Nuzhat Tabassum

Ethnopharmacological validation of oil yielding medicinal plants treating skin diseases in Hyderabad Karnataka region

2015
Thesis submitted

Master of Philosophy

No. of M. Phil. Awarded: 08.

Sl.No.

Name of the student

Title of the Thesis

   Year

1.

Shivkumar D

In vitro Biodegradation of human and animal hairs using keratinophilic fungi

2001

2.

Byale Gundamma

Screening of yeast isolates from mulberry leaves for amylase and ethanol production

2002

3.

Surekha I

Identification of pathogenic fungi associated with plant crude drugs marked in Gulbarga

2002

4.

Kavitha Sagar

Screening of Aspergillus species for the production of extracellular amylases

2003

5.

Sheetal C

Phytochemical studies in Cesalpinia banducella

2004

6.

Arvindagouda Patil

Studies on Phytochemical and Antibacterial activities of Bryophyllum daigremontianum (Hamet, Perrier)

2008

7.

Rekha S Gurunath

Hyptis suaveolens (L.) Poit: A Potential Weed.

  2010

8.

Ibrahimpurkar Mallikarjun

Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in treating Jaundice at Gulbarga District.

  2011

Conferences attended and papers presented:
1. National Seminar on Biotechnology for Rural and Industrial Development held at Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 22nd and 23rd December 1995, Attended.
2.

8th National conference on Aerobiology, held at Bharathi Vidyapeeth’s Yashwanthrao Mohite College, Pune from 7th to 9th March 1996.

Paper presented: Development of powdery mildew disease of mulberry in relation to airborne incidence of Phyllactinia corylea conidia.

3.

VII All India Conference on Cytology and Genetics and Symposium on molecular biology and Biotechnology, held at Gulbarga University, Gulbarga from 26th to 28th October 1998.

Paper presented: Effect of neem, parthenium and garlic extract on Phyllactinia corylea.

4. National Seminar on Medicinal plants, held at Sharanabasvewhar College of Science Gulbarga from 20th to 22nd January 1999, Attended.
5.

BIOHORIZON 2001, held at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi from 22nd to 24th February 2001.

Paper presented: Biochemical studies in powdery mildew infected leaves of  mulberry.

6.

Microbial Biotechnology- Millennium’s New Vision, 42nd Annual Conference of AMI, held from 9th to 11th November, 2001 at the Department of Microbiology, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.

Paper presented: Screening of keratinophilic fungi for degradation of human hairs.

7.

BIOHORIZON 2003, held at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi from 7thnd and 8thth February 2003.

Paper presented: Screening of mulberry yeast for amylase and ethanol production.

8.

90th Indian Science Congress, held at Jnana Bharathi Campus, Bangalore University, Bangalore from 3rd –7th January 2003.

Paper presented: Biodegradation and utilization of keratinous waste in agriculture and industry.

9.

National Seminar on Biotechnological approaches towards the integrated management of crop diseases held on 30th and 31st July 2004 at Dept of Botany, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad. Attended:

10.

National conference on Biotechnological approaches in conservation, utilization and improvement of plant wealth held on 14th and 15th of February, 2004.

Paper presented: Biochemical responses of mulberry induced by foliar infection   with Phyllactinia corylea.

11.

Biotechnological Aspects towards Cultivation, Utilization and Disease Management of Plants held at Department of Botany and Biotechnology, Lal Bahadur Shastri Mahavidyalaya, Dharmabad Dist. Nanded on 24th and 25th December 2005.

Presented Lead Lecture: Keratinous waste management.

12.

International Seminar on Medicinal Plants and Herbal products held at the Dept of Botany, S V University, Tirupati from 7th to 9th March, 2008.

Presented paper: In vitro Studies in Caralluma adescendense against intestinal pathogens.

13. Sensitization-Cum-Awareness Programme for Technology Information Facilitation Programme on 17th November,2007 held at Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.
14.

National Seminar on Fungal Biodiversity and Bioprospecting in the Age of Global Worming and 36th Annual meeting of Mycological society of India at Department of Botany, Goa University, Goa during 29-30th  October, 2009.

Presented Paper: Keratinophilic fungi from domestic animals of Gulbarga

15.

UGC Sponsored National Conference on “Emerging Trends in Botany, Biotechnology and Environmental Science and their Applications in Rural Development” held at the Department of Botany, Jijamata College of Science and Arts, Bhende, Ahmadnagar (Dist) on 23rd and 24th Feb.2010.

Lead Lecture: Traditional Knowledge on Medicinal Plants.

16.

9th International Mycological Congress on THE BIOLOGY OF FUNGI at Edinburgh,UK from 1st to 6th Aug.2010.

Presented: Transmission of Dermatophytes and Keratinophilic like Fungi  through Domestic animals at Gulbarga Region.

17.

National Conference on Biotechnology in Agriculture held at Murum,  Omerga  on 17th & 18th, 2011.

Lead Lecture: Traditional Knowledge on Medicinal Plants.

18. National Conference on Frontiers of Plant Sciences for Sustainable  Agriculture and Rural Development at Naldurg, Maharastra held on 28th & 29th Jan.2011.

Presented Lead Lecture: Importance of Ethnobotany in drug development

19.

National Seminar on "Recent Trends in Biodiversity of India" on 6lh and 7th September, 2011 at A V Patil Arts, Science & Commerce Degree College, Aland.

Presented Lead Lecture: Forests: Forests at your Service

20. 3rd International Conference on Medicinal Plants and Herbal Products organized at Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka from 19th to 21st  December, 2011.

Presented: Traditional knowledge on medicinal plants used for the treatment of skin diseases in Hyderabad Karnataka Region, Karnataka. India.

21.

International Conference on "Current Trends in Medicinal Plants Research" organized at the Dept of Botany, University of Pune, from 10th to 12th    January, 2012.

Presented:  Ethnotherapeutic knowledge of medicinal plants on Jaundice at GuJbarga Region, Karnataka, India,

22.

National Conference on Bioactive compounds and Therapeutics held al Oxford College, Bangalore on 27th  and 28th February, 2012.  Presented Invited Lecture: Medicinal Plants used in Jaundice treatment in North Karnataka Region.

23.

National Conference on Phytomedicine held at the Department of Botany, School of Life Sciences, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore on 4th and 5th October, 2012.

Presented Plenary lecture: Herbal therapy for kidney stone.

24.

UGC sponsored Refresher course for the teachers of Life Science at University of Pune, Pune on 18th October, 2012.

Invited Lecture:  Current trends on Solid Waste Management in India.

25.

Seminar on Administration of Urban Development and Urban Service Delivery organized by Indian Institute of Public administration, Local Branch, Gulbarga on 6th October,2012 at Rotary School Campus, Gulbarga.

Invited lecture on  “Current trends on Solid Waste Management in India”

26.

National Conference on Role of Boitechnology in Human Welfare on 20-21March,2014 at Karpagam University, Coimbatore.          

         

Chief Guest and Plenary lecture on Biotechnology in herbal drug development.

27. Lecture on Role of vegetables and Fruits in heath care during National Conference on ---------  Bora degree College, Shirur Pune district, Maharastra on 23rd September,2014
28.

National Seminar on “Frontiers in Plant Diseases and its control for Agricultural Development” on 2nd and 3rd February, 2015, organized at Adarsh Mahavidyalaya, Omerga, Maharastra.

Positions held:

1.

Warden: Krishna boys Hostel, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga for the academic year 2003-04.

2. Councilor: (South Zone), Indian Phytopathological Society for the year 2004-05.
3. BOS member:
  1.Solapure University, Solapure, Maharastra from 2007-09.
  2.Dept of Biological Sciences, Bangalore University, Bangalore 2011-13,
  3.Dept of Appl. Botany, Kuvempu University Shimoga,
  4.Dept of Botany, Davanagere University from 2014-16
  5.Dept of Appl. Botany, Mangalore University from 2014-16
  6.Dept of Botany, Rani Channamma University, Belgavi 2015-2017.
4. Chairman: BOE for M. Sc and M. Phil Courses in Botany, GUG.
5. Nodal Office: Municipal Solid Waste Management Cell, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga from 2012-
6. General Secretary: Gulbarga University Teachers’ Association from 2009-2013
7. Chairman, Department of Botany, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga from 10.09.2013-
8. Coordinator, Centre for competitive Excellence, GUG.
Organized Conferences / Seminars / Workshops:
1.

Treasurer: Symposium on “Biology, Biotechnology, Epidemiology and Management of Plant diseases” and IPS Annual Meeting (South Zone) 0n 9th and 10th December 2004 in the Dept of Botany, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.

2. Organizing Secretary: “National Conference on Medicinal and Aromatic plants to be held from 10th–12th December 2007 in the Dept of Botany, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.
3. Co-ordinator: Third Special Lecture Series on Advances in Biosciences from 2nd to 4th March, 2009 in the Department of Botany, GUG.
4. Convener: “National Symposium on Role of Biology and Biotechnology in Conservation of Biodiversity and Sustainable Development” Organized at the Dept of Botany, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga from 22nd to 24th December, 2009.
5. Coordinator: World Environment Day 2012, organized on 5th June, 2012 on the main Campus of Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.
6. Coordinator: Special lecture series entitled “Advances in Bioscience” sanctioned by KSTA Bangalore, held in Botany from 10-12th March,2014.
Special Invited Lectures:
1. Lecture on Tissue culture and its applications given at Akkalkot Science College, Akkalkot during 1996 Science lecture series.
2. Lecture on Remote sensing and its applications in Agriculture and water management given for the participants at Refresher course in Botany held at the Dept of Botany, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga during 2001.
3. Lecture on Respiration in plants given to the students of M. Sc Applied Botany, Kuvempu University, Shimoga during 2005.
4. Lecture on “Biodiversity and Environment” delivered at District Science center, Gulbarga on 5th June 7, 2006 on the occasion of World Environmental day.
5. Lecture on Biodiversity delivered at Sharanabasaveshwara Residential Public School, Gulbarga June 2006.
6. Lecture on the Cultivation of Mulberry given at the Govt College Jewargi on 26.3.2007 to the farmers and students as a part of Prasaranga activity, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.
7. Lecture on Respiration at Orientation Programme to PU Teachers Conducted by DDPUE and Vocational Education Gulbarga at Govt PU College Gulbarga on 4th Nov.2008.
8. Lecture on Protoplast fusion technology and its application at the Department of Applied Botany, Kuvempu University, Shimoga on 5th Nov.2008.
9. Lecture on “Hair: A Medicine” in Rastriya Vidnan Dinacharane on 25th March,2009 organized by Karnataka Science and Technology Academi, Bangalore and Dr P S Shankar Pratisthana Gulbarga at Madar Teresa D.Ed College, Gulbarga.
10. Lecture on Respiration at Orientation Programme to PU Teachers organized by Science and Technology department and Pre-University Board Bangalore in association with Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 30.12.2009.
11. Lecture on Role of Biotechnology in Agriculture on the occasion of 27th Anniversary of District Science Centre, Gulbarga held on 6th Jan., 2011.
12. Lecture on Forests: Nature at your services delivered on the occasion of Environmental day 5th  June, 2011 at District Science Centre: Gulbarga.
13. Lecture on "Environmental awareness" on the eve of environmental day celebrations at Govt. Pre University College for Girls, Gulbarga on 10.06.2011 organized by Bharat Jnana Vignana Samiti Gulbarga and ECO Club Govt. Pre University College for Girls, Gulbarga.
14. Lecture on "Keratinous waste management" at Biotechnological Aspects towards Cultivation, Utilization and Disease Management of Plants held at Department of Botany and Biotechnology, Lal Bahadur Shastri Mahavidyalaya, Dharmabad,  Dist. Nanded on 24th  December, 2005.
15. Lecture on 'Traditional Knowledge on Medicinal Plants" at UGC Sponsored National Conference on "Emerging trends in Botany, Biotechnology and Environmental Science and their Applications in Rural Development" held at the Department of Botany, Jijamata College of Science and Arts, Bhende, Ahmadnagar (Dist) on 23rd Feb. 2010.
16. Lecture on "Biotechnological Revolutions in Indian Agriculture" at National Conference on Biotechnology in Agriculture held at Murum, Qmerga on 17th ,2011.
17. Lecture on "Importance of Ethnobotany in drug development" National Conference Frontiers of Plant Sciences for Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development at Naldurg, Maharastra held on 28th Jan.2011.
18. Lecture on “Forest: Forests atyour Service" at National Seminar on "Recent Trends in Biodiversity of India" on 6rh September, 2011 at A V Patil Arts,Science & Commerce Degree College, Aland.
19. Lecture on "Medicinal Plants used in Jaundice treatment" in North Karnataka Region at National Conference on Bioactive compounds and therapeutics held at Oxford College, Bangalore on 27th, February, 2012.
20. Plenary lecture on “Herbal therapy for kidney stone” National Conference on Phytomedicine held at the Department of Botany, School of Life Sciences, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore on 4th and 5th October, 2012.
21. Invited Lecture on “Current trends on Solid Waste Management in India” at UGC sponsored Refresher course in Life Science at University of Pune, Pune on 18th October, 2012.
22. Invited lecture on  “Current trends in Solid Waste Management in India” Seminar on Administration of Urban Development and Urban Service Delivery organized by Indian Institute of Public administration, Local Branch, Gulbarga on 6th October,2012 at Rotary School Campus, Gulbarga.
23. Invited lecture on Pralaya: A scientific view on 20.12.2012 at Sri Guru Nagalingeswar Science Pre University College Gulbarga, organized by Bharat Jnana Vignan Samiti.
24. Lecture and discussion on Importance of plant science in higher education on the occasion of Students and Scientist direct discussion programme organized by Karnataka state Science Perished at Chandrakant Patil Junior College, Gulbarga on 27th.12.2012.
25. Lecture on Solid Waste Management, at national Conference on Environmental crisis at A V Patil Arts, Science & Commerce Degree College, Aland 0n 7th February, 2013.
26. Lecture on Medicinal plants in Health Care on the occasion of National Science day celebration, Department of Biotechnology, GUG on 1st March, 2013.
27. Lecture on Role of Botanists in health care on the occasion of inauguration of Botanical society, Karnatak University, Dharwad on 9th August,2014.
28. Lecture on Role of vegetables and Fruits in heath care during National Conference on ---------  Bora degree College, Shirur Pune district, Maharastra on 23rd September,2014.

Research Project completed / Ongoing:

Sl. No.

Title of the Project

Funding Agency

Total Amount
(in lakh)

Ref. No. and Year

Remark

1.

Establishment of Herbal Garden

Medicinal Plant Board  New Delhi

2.00

2007

Completed

2.

Authentication and Scientific Validation of Traditional Plants drugs used in the treatment of skin diseases at Hyderabad Karnataka Region

UGC-New Delhi

10.59

2010

Completed

 
Project title:
Authentication and Scientific Validation of Traditional Plants drugs used in the treatment of skin diseases at Hyderabad Karnataka Region
During the period of three years, sixty plants used in treatment of skin diseases have been identified with the help of traditional healers of Hyderabad Karnataka Region and screened them for the isolation of active antifungal compounds. Seven active compounds have been isolated from seven plants and they are under the process of publication.