PhD Students

The School of Integrative Health Sciences

Name: Avineet Luthra

Supervisor: Dr. Ravi Muddashetty

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 20715020101

Date of Registration: 29 Jul 2015

Research Topic:

Validation of Ayurvedic concept of Prakriti from disease susceptibility perspective

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 31 May 2018

Fellowship: UGC-JRF

Availing Fellowship: Yes

Name: Nitish S

Supervisor: Prof. S Ramaswamy

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 21215030111

Date of Registration: 10 Dec 2015

Research Topic:

Synthetic Biology of Ursolic Acid from Tulsi (Ocimum tenuiflorum)

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 31 Mar 2021

Fellowship: Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) – Prime Minister’s Fellowship for Doctoral Research

Availing Fellowship: Yes

Name: Thanuja G

Supervisor: Prof. S Ramaswamy

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 21215030112

Date of Registration: 10 Dec 2015

Research Topic:

Structure and functional studies of protein kinases

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 31 Dec 2018

Fellowship: CSIR

Availing Fellowship: Yes

Name: Kavana Nadahalli

Supervisor: Dr. Srikala Raghavan

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 10816030147

Date of Registration: 25 Aug 2016

Research Topic:

Understanding the role of poly A binding protein cytoplasmic 1 (PABPC1) in integrin mediated cell adhesions

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 31 Aug 2019

Fellowship: UGC-NET

Availing Fellowship: Yes

Name: Jay Prakash Kumar

Supervisor: Prof. S Ramaswamy

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 20916030160

Date of Registration: 23 Sep 2016

Research Topic:

Identification of Thermophilic binders to the vSGLT transporter for biophysical studies

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 30 Sep 2017

Fellowship: DBT Category-2

Availing Fellowship: Yes

Name: Sarayu R

Supervisor: Dr. Ravi Muddashetty

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 11116030164

Date of Registration: 11 Nov 2016

Research Topic:

Molecular Neuroscience

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 31 Dec 2021

Fellowship: DBT

Availing Fellowship: Yes

Name: Neha Vijay Kalmankar

Supervisor: Dr. Radhika Venkatesan

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 11215030113

Date of Registration: 10 Dec 2015

Research Topic:

Discovery, Sequencing, Structure-Activity Relationships & Biochemical studies of CYCLOTIDES from the medicinal plant, Clitoria ternatea

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 31 Dec 2019

Fellowship: TATA Fellowship

Availing Fellowship: Yes

Name: Reshma T V

Supervisor: Dr. Aswin Sai Narain Seshasayee

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 20616030128

Date of Registration: 20 Jun 2016

Research Topic:

An investigation of the impact of chromosome organization on global gene expression and evolution of bacteria

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 30 Jun 2021

Availing Fellowship: No

Name: Hinal B Kharva

Supervisor: Dr. Shannon Olsson

Registration No: 10916030132

Date of Registration: 1 Sep 2016

Research Topic:

The Neural Basis for Host Shifts in Rhagoletis pomonella

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 30 Sep 2021

Fellowship: Ramanujan Fellowship

Availing Fellowship: Yes

Name: Manal Shakeel

Supervisor: Dr. Axel Brockmann

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 20716030138

Date of Registration: 11 Jul 2016

Research Topic:

Neural basis of sugar elicited search in Drosophila melanogaster

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 30 Jun 2021

Fellowship: ICMR

Availing Fellowship: Yes

Name: Abhinav Yadav

Supervisor: Dr. Axel Brockmann

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 20716020139

Date of Registration: 11 Jul 2016

Research Topic:

Cognitive Neuroscience

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 31 Jul 2018

Fellowship: CSIR

Availing Fellowship: Yes

Name: Bhavika Mam

Supervisor: Prof. R Sowdhamini

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 10916030149

Date of Registration: 14 Sep 2016

Research Topic:

Odorant binding proteins

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 30 Sep 2020

Fellowship: TATA Fellowship

Availing Fellowship: Yes

Name: Geetha S A

Supervisor: Dr. K P Suresh

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 10216030108

Date of Registration: 18 Feb 2016

Research Topic:

Analysis of Genome sequences of Avian Influenza Virus by Computational and Statistical approach

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 28 Feb 2020

Availing Fellowship: No

Name: Bindu P G

Supervisor: Dr. Anita Shet

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 20416020122

Date of Registration: 4 Apr 2016

Research Topic:

Viral evolution, host exercise and immunity impacting HIV disease progression in children living with HIV in India

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 30 Apr 2019

Availing Fellowship: No

Name: Syed Fazil Ahamed S

Supervisor: Dr. Anita Shet

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 20516020124

Date of Registration: 5 May 2016

Research Topic:

Dengue Infections in India – Molecular detection, epidemiology and anti-dengue efficacy of an Indian polyherbal formulation

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 30 Apr 2019

Availing Fellowship: No

Name: Pavana Thomas

Supervisor: Dr. Sweta Srivastava

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 10916020148

Date of Registration: 19 Sep 2016

Research Topic:

Role of RhoC in maintenance of cancer stem cells in cervical carcinoma

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 30 Sep 2019

Fellowship: CSIR

Availing Fellowship: Yes

Name: Nutan Sham Nabar

Supervisor: Dr. Ashok Vaidya

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 21015020110

Date of Registration: 20 Oct 2015

Research Topic:

‘A Study of Ayurvedic Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutics of Madhumeha  (Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus): An Untapped Potential for New Drug Discovery’

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 30 Nov 2017

Availing Fellowship: No

Name: Suma KJ

Supervisor: Dr. Malali Gowda

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 10716020121

Date of Registration: 7 Jul 2016

Research Topic:

Effect of therapeutic course of Virechana on Gut Microbiota , metabolic and immunological factors in Obese individuals

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 31 Jul 2021

Availing Fellowship: No

Name: Vinay Narayan Mahajan

Supervisor: Dr. Girish Tillu

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 10916020106

Date of Registration: 27 Sep 2016

Research Topic:

Observational analysis of ayurvedic principles, ayurvedic hospital data, and patient outcomes

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 30 Sep 2019

Availing Fellowship: No

Name: Varghese Thomas

Supervisor: Dr. Ashwini Godbole

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 10716030109

Date of Registration: 7 Jul 2016

Research Topic:

Comprehensive literature work to study multiple identities of medicinal plants in the literature of Ayurveda and a Trans-Disciplinary methodology to understand ‘Shankhapushpi’ in detail.

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 31 Jul 2020

Fellowship: Dr. Sadashiva and Radha Shastri Memorial Fellowship

Availing Fellowship: Yes

Name: Anjaneyulu Jalagam

Supervisor: Dr. Ashwini Godbole

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 10916030133

Date of Registration: 26 Sep 2016

Research Topic:

Scientific evaluation of use of Ayurvedic nootropics in treatment of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases: A mode of action study

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 30 Sep 2020

Availing Fellowship: No

Name: Mohamed Shafi K

Supervisor: Dr. C N Vishnu Prasad

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 11016030162

Date of Registration: 6 Oct 2016

Research Topic:

Structure determination of key metabolites that are of anti-diabetic value in Moringa oleifera and phylogenetic analysis of relevant enzymes

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 31 Oct 2020

Availing Fellowship: No

Name: Vivekanand

Supervisor: Dr. Girish Tillu

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 11216020168

Date of Registration: 2 Dec 2016

Research Topic:

An Evidence Based Framework For Ayurvedic Management Of Apasmara

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 31 Dec 2020

Fellowship: TATA Fellowship

Availing Fellowship: Yes

Name: Mohak Sharda

Supervisor: Dr. Aswin Sai Narain Seshasayee

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 10317030199

Date of Registration: 6 Mar 2017

Research Topic:

Studying the role of regulation of cellular mechanisms in the context of evolution in bacteria

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 31 Mar 2020

Fellowship: DBT-JRF

Availing Fellowship: Yes

Name: Mohamed M Haroon

Supervisor: Dr. Praveen Kumar Vemula

School: School of Integrative Health Sciences

Registration No: 10317030249

Date of Registration: 27 Mar 2017

Research Topic:

Rational design of cationic lipids for tailored nucleic acid delivery applications

Name of PhD Scholar:

Name of Supervisor: Prof. S. Ramaswamy

Mode of PhD: Full Time

Expected to complete by: 31 Mar 2020

Fellowship: DBT-JRF

Availing Fellowship: Yes