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Dr.Jayati Ray Dutta

Ph.D (IIT Kharagpur, 2004)
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Dr. Jayati Ray Dutta                                               

A 118, Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Department,                                               

BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus,                                                                                           

Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal,

Medchal, Telangana - 500078 

email:; Phone: 040-66303542
 About the Faculty
1. Bachelor of Science (B.SC) (Zoology Honours) Botany & Molecular biology - Calcutta University (1st class 3rd), India. 

2. Master of Science (M.SC) (Zoology with Cytology & Genetics Specialization)- Calcutta University (1st class 5th), India.

3. Ph.D. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (2000-2004), India.

4. Research Associate, IIT Kharagpur (2004-2005), India.
5. DST, FAST TRACK, Young Scientist, IIT Kharagpur (2006-2009), India.
6. Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences Department, BITS-Hyderabad Campus (Aug, 2008-June, 2018).
7. Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Department, BITS-Hyderabad Campus (July, 2018 - till date).
8. Served as the Head of the Department from October 2020 - September 2022.
 Ph.D. Guidance as PI:  
1. U.S. Ramyasri  (16th May, 2016), currently working as Assistant Professor, St. Francis College, Hyderabad.
2. M. Imran Khan (1st Feb, 2019), currently working as Research Associate, ICRME, Indiana University, USA. 
3. Almas Shamaila Mohammad (5th Aug, 2021), currently working as Research Scientist Bioviz Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad.
4. Narayana Penta (20th Dec, 2021), currently working as Sr. Manager, R&D MS&T, Indian Immunologicals Limited, Hyderabad.
5. Mr. Aniket Balapure (PI: Prof. R. Ganesan): Pre-submission seminar completed on 14th October 2022 and thesis submitted on 17th November, 2022.
6.  Mr. Pranay Amruth Maroju has submitted his thesis in February for a pre-submission seminar, in March 2023.
Ongoing as PI: 
Ms. Tata Pranathi (Nov, 2020)
Ms. Hemanjali Mude (CSIR-NET, Dec, 2020)
Mr. Pranay A.M. (April, 2021)
Ms. Aninndita Thakur (Sept, 2021)
Ms. Satarupa Das (Aug, 2022, DST SERB) 
Mr. Ramit Rikhi (Part-time from Indian Immunologicals Limited, Hyderabad, Feb, 2021)
Mr. Bhadru Jatothu (Part-time from Indian Immunologicals Limited, Hyderabad, Jan, 2023)
As Co-PI: 
Ms. Radha Kiranmaye (PI: Prof. A. Kar)
Mr. Sk. Rahaman (PI: Prof. A. Kar)
Ms. Mariya Midhu Francis (PI: Prof. R. Ganesan)
Higher degree Dissertation Guidance: 
   Ms. Harshitha 2013,
   Ms. Swasthi Dhagat 2014,
   Ms. Alekhya Jayanthy 2015;
   Ms. Nivetha Sivasankaran, 2017,
   Ms. Yamini Nikhariya, 2019 (got placed in BYJU'S),
   Mr. Akash Arora 2020 (got placed in BYJU'S),
   Ms. Sai Naga Teja 2020 (got placed in BYJU'S),
   Mr. Hrishikesh 2021;
   Ms. Karanam Sai Bhavya 2021 (got placed in BIOCON) 
First degree Dissertation Guidance: 
   Mr. C. K. Mouktik in 2013,
   Mr. Naman Bafna 2015;
   Mr. Rohan Gupta in 2015,
   Mr. Anshull Mishra in 2017,
   Mr. Sri Charan in May, 2018,
   Mr. Paran Goel, Dec, 2018,
   Mr. M. Vamsi Krishna, Jan, 2019;
   Ms. Yasasvi Kotha Muni, Aug, 2020.
SOP, LOP & Research Practice/Project guidance:

       Eleven students completed SOP.

     Nine students completed LOP (Mr. Haritya Shah completed in May, 2020; Ms. Muskan Gupta & Mr. Abhinandan Vyas completed in Aug, 2020). 

 26 students completed SAT/RP I/II.
Reviewer for Journals:

            1. Reviewer of manuscripts for journals

          a. Nature 
          b. Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering Journal
          c. Journal of Food, Science and Technology
          d. Process Biochemistry
          e. Bioresource Technology
          f. Waste & Biomass Valorization Journal
          g. Medical Sciences 
          h. BMC Biotechnology 
          i. JSM Nanotechnology & Nanomedicine 
          j. Journal of Agriculture & Food Research
          k. Enzyme & Microbial Technology
          l. Microchimica Acta 
          m. ACS Applied Polymer materials 
          n. ChemistrySelect 
          o. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology 
          p. Materials Today: Proceedings 
2. Reviewer for:
DST- SERB - EMR (2016),
2 proposals for DST CRG (Oct, 2020),
DST-SERB Core in 2021;
4 proposals for DST-SERB CRG Nov-Dec, 2022.
Editorial Board member: Journal for Advanced Research in Applied Sciences, since Nov, 2013.
Membership in Professional Bodies:

       1. Member of Biotech Research Society.

 2. European Federation of Biotechnology.
 3. Life Member of Probiotic Association of India. 
Selected to serve as DBT nominee for IBSC for Yapan Bio Pvt Ltd. company, Hyderabad from 2020.

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