Acharya Institute of Technology Faculty
Biotechnology Engineering

Prof.Asha Latha, Assistant Professor Grade III

 PERSONAL PARTICULARS
 Name  Asha Latha
 Designation  Assistant Professor Grade III
 Contact Number  9742918603
 E-Mail  ashalatha@acharya.ac.in

 Date of Birth  DD
 16
 MM
 09
 Year
 1981
 Years with the college  7 years  
 Core Discipline  BIOTECHNOLOGY
 Specialization  BIOTECHNOLOGY

 PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
 Qualification / Discipline (Start with degree) Year  Institution
 B Sc (Bio-Chemistry , Zoology Microbiology)  2002  MaharaniLakshmi ammani womens college Bangalore , BANGALORE UNIVERSITY
 M Sc (BIOTECHNOLOGY)  2004  PES College Bangalore , BANGALORE UNIVERSITY
 PhD (BIOTECHNOLOGY)--Persuing  2010  AIT Bangalore , VISVESVARAYA TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

 CONTINUING EDUCATION / REFRESHER COURSES UNDERGONE [LAST 3 YEARS]
 Course Title Year  Institution  Duration
 Participated in a Hands on Training on “Analytical Techniques”  2013  Azyme Biosciences Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru  3 Days
 Participated in Hands on Training on “Application of GC & HPLC in Biotechnology & Pharma Industry”  2012  Vittal Mallya Scientific Research Foundation at BTM, Bengaluru  2 Days
 Participated in Workshop on “Research methodologies & Latex”  2011  VTU campus, Belgaum  2 Days
 Organized and Participated in “Hands On Training In Biotechniques”,  2008  AIT In Collaboration With Aristogene Biosciences Pvt., Ltd., Bangalore  3 Days
 Participated in Faculty Development programme on “Current Advances in Bioprocess engineering”  2013  Department of Biotechnology, Sapthagiri college of engineering, Bangalore  4 Days
 Participated in Workshop on “Intellectual Property Rights”  2013  AIT In Collaboration With Karnataka State Council for science and technology”, Bangalore  1 Days

 MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
 Professional Society  From Year  Nature of Membership
 ISTE  2007  LIFE MEMBER

 SUMMARY OF RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS
 FOREIGN JOURNALS
 Journal Name  Date, Volume & Issue No  Paper Title
 Global J Res. Med. Plants & Indigen. Med  Volume 2, Issue 3, 2013 (135-141)  Broad spectrum antimicrobial activities and phytochemical analysis of Alangium salviifolium flower extract
 Proceedings of ICRACBT  volume 1,issue 1, 2012(79-90)  Comparative analysis of post harvest biotechnology of apples

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
Conference Name & Organizer State, City, Date Paper title
 Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Nitte, Udupi  Udupi,Karnataka,27 th to30 th Dec 2012  Comparative analysis of post harvest biotechnology of apples

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES PARTICIPATED
 Conference Name  State, City, Date  Organizer
 Presented a paper at the International conference on Recent advances and challenges in Biotechnology  NMAMIT, Udupi 27th to 30th Dec, 2012  Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Nitte, Udupi
 Presented a paper entitled “Authentication of medicinal plant Mentha piperita by RAPD profiling” at the International conference on Green and Clean technologies in chemical engineering and Biotechnolo  Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur, Karnataka on 14th-15th Feb,2014  Organised by Department of Chemical engineering and Biotechnology, Tumkur
 Presented a paper entitled “Authentication of medicinal plant Ocimum sanctum by RAPD profiling” at the International conference on Biodiversity, Bioresources and Biotechnology  Quorum Hotel, Mysore, 30-31 Jan 2014  Association for the advancement of Biodiversity Science, Society for Applied Biotechnology, Imperial Scientific publishing

 NATIONAL CONFERENCES PARTICIPATED
 Conference Name  State, City, Date  Organizer
 Presented a paper at Jnanarjana 2012, A National Conference on Bioactive compounds  Karnataka, Bangalore on 27th& 28th 2011  PG Department of Life science, The Oxford college of science
 Presented a paper at Fight Pollution, National Conference on Green Technologies  Karnataka, Bangalore on 4th- 5th April 2012  Department of Biotechnology, Acharya Institute of Technology
 Presented a paper entitled “Comparative analysis of broad spectrum antimicrobial activity and phytochemical analysis of Alangium salviifolium and Tagetes patula flower extract” at the National Confere  Tiruchirapalli, Tamilnadu, 6th and 7th Jan,2014  School of Biological Sciences, St Joseph college, Tiruchirapalli, Tamilnadu
 Presented a paper entitled “ Review on study of molecular markers in characterization of medicinal plant Euphorbia hirta Phyllanthus amarus and Phyllantus reticulates” in the national conference on 6  Christ university, Bangalore, 20-21st Dec 2013  Christ university, Bangalore

 PAST POSITIONS HELD BEFORE PRESENT ASSIGNMENT
 Designation  From – to  Institution / Organization
 Lecturer  2004 -2005  St Theresa PU college
 Lecturer  2005 -2007  SJR College of Arts Science and Commerce, Bangalore

 POSITIONS HELD IN PRESENT ORGANIZATION
 Designation  From – to  Institution / Organization
 Instructor  2007 -2012  Acharya Institute of Technology
 Assistant Professor G III  2013 -Till date  Acharya Institute of Technology

 OTHER POSITIONS HELD, MEMBERSHIP OF STATE / NATIONAL COMMITTEES
 Position  Name of Committee (From – to)  Institution/Organization
Member- Editorial Board Sem Acharya Editorial Board AIT
Faculty Coordinator Department Co-ordinator AIT
Faculty Coordinator Web site updating committee AIT

 HOBBIES OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IN COMMUNITY
 Travelling, Reading, Listening to music, Gardening, Community Services Like: Visiting and Helping Old age homes, Rakum Blind School and Cheshire Homes (Physically handicapped).

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