Dr. Reshma S V

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Dr. Reshma S.V obtained her MSc degree from University of Mysore with Gold medal and second rank, MPhil degree from Mangalore University and PhD from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum.. She was the recipient of K. Narayanan Gold Medal in MSc Botany, University of Mysore (1994), K. Narayanan Cash Prize for highest score in II MSc Botany, University of Mysore (1994) and 2nd rank holder in M.Sc Botany, University of Mysore (1994). She is qualified in SLET - Life Sciences - Masters Level (State Level Eligibility Test For Lectureship). She worked on the PhD research topic titled "Cloning, expression and characterization of select hypothetical proteins from Halobacterium and Bacillus Species". She has 25 years of teaching experience in Biotechnology & Botany and developed skills in life-science related areas by virtue of teaching and guiding students at both graduate and postgraduate levels. She has 1ed 7 papers in International/National journals and 3 books. Her areas of interest are Plant Biotechnology, Genetics & Molecular Biology, biodiversity conservation and Seed Technology. She is the Co-investigator of a DBT funded project on Production of TAGs from microalgae using photo-bioreactor intended for biodiesel production. She has provided technical assistance and guidance to students in Research & Development activities, higher studies and personality development. She has designed and conducted various faculty and student workshops. She is a Life member of Society for Biological Chemists and Life Member, Indian Science Congress Association, India.


  • PhD, Visvesvaraya Technological University, 2017


  • Associate Professor, PES University, 2011 - 2021

  • Assistant Professor, PESIT, 2003 - 2011

  • Lecturer, PES Hanumanthanagar, 1998 - 2003

  • Lecturer, SDM College, Ujire, 1996 - 1998


  • K. Narayanan Gold Medal for highest score in II MSc , University of Mysore, year 1994.

  • K. Narayanan Cash Prize for highest score in II MSc , University of Mysore, year 1994.

  • 2nd rank holder in M.Sc , University of Mysore, year 1994.


  • Molecular Genetics

  • Plant Biotechnology

  • Agricultural Biotechnology

  • Genomics & Proteomics

  • Molecular Diagnostics

  • Cancer Biology

  • Cell Biology

  • Microbiology

  • Structural Biology

  • Upstream Process Technology

  • Biopharmaceuticals

  • Health & Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

  • Health Diagnostics

  • Genetic counseling

  • Engineering Biology

  • Environmental studies & Life Sciences

  • IPR & Bio-entrepreunership

  • Genetics


  • In-charge Chairperson

  • Nodal Officer- Internal Complaints Committee, PES University

  • Member of panel: project evaluation

  • Coordinator-Internships

  • BTech/MTech Syllabus coordinator

  • Alumni -Institution coordinator

  • Editor-Biannual alumni newsletter

  • Editor-Jeevasrujana, the newsletter of Department of Biotechnology

  • Faculty Advisor

  • Head of the Department, Department of Biotechnology, PES College, Bangalore

Research Interest

  • Molecular cloning, Protein Chemistry and Plant Biotechnology

Research Projects

  • Isolation, characterization and evaluation of in vitro anticancer properties of lectins from Entada rheedii Spreng

Research Guidance

  • Guiding 3 students for PhD and 1 for MS by Research.


  • Reshma, S.V. Effect of parboiling processes on mycotoxin production. Presented at National Symposium on recent trends in Biosciences, PES College, Bangalore. 2007.

  • Vikas Rao Pejaver and Reshma S.V. Evolutionary Relationships among Aflatoxin-producing Aspergillus species based on the transcriptional activator - aflR gene product. Poster presented at National Symposium on Innovations in Biotechnology: Entrepreneurial opportunities & IPR, Bangalore, 2007.

  • Hemanth, Kapeel Chougule and Reshma S.V. Method for hybrid seed purity testing in okhra species and its analysis using polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis. Poster presented at International Conference on Molecular Mechanisms and Systems Biology, PESIT, Bangalore. 2008.

  • Reshma S.V., Lakshmipriya, S.P., Chaithra Bhat and Purvika Anand. Production of polyhydroxybutyrate from Alcaligenes eutrophus utilizing cheaper substrates. Paper presented at International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia, June 2008.

  • Reshma S.V. and H.G.Nagendra. Characterization of hypothetical proteins containing multidomains. Poster presented at National Conference on "Genomics, Proteomics and Systems Biology" hosted by Sir MVIT & Dayanand Sagar. Institutions at J N Tata Auditorium, IISc Campus, Bangalore, October 2008.

  • Radhika K.N., Rashmi K. Nayak, Sheethal, U.N. and Reshma S.V. 2016. Extraction, Purification and Partial characterization of Lectins from Entada rheedii Spreng. Poster presented at National Conference on Science and Technology for Sustainable Society, AVK College for Women, Hassan.

  • Vishakha Ramamurthy, Neha Prasanna and Reshma S.V. 2017. Preparation and Evaluation of Biocleaner to be used as Natural Disinfectant in Household Cleaning. Poster presented at the Bengaluru Tech Summit 2017.

  • Pravalika Amar, Preeti Naik and Reshma S.V. 2021. Characterization of SNPs in RNF4 and their implication in cancer. Presented at IEEE 2nd International Conference on Emerging Technology (INCET 2021).


  • Reshma, S.V. and Rasheed Ahmad, Natural incidence of aflatoxins in parboiled rice, Journal of Food Science and Technology. 1998. Vol. 35, No. 5, 451-454.

  • R. Shashidhar, A. Swathi, K. Vasista, S.V. Reshma, 2013. Optimization of cellulase yield from Areca husk and Areca sheath using Pseudomonas fluorescens. Global Humanitarian Technology Conference: South Asia Satellite, IEEE.

  • C.V. Bhagyamma, S. Sharad, S.G. Gudigar and S.V. Reshma, 2011. Bioprocessing of Areca husk in solid state fermentation for cellulase production using Trichoderma viride. Indian Journal of Applied Sciences. 1 (3), 1-8.

  • Reshma S.V., Sathyanarayanan, N and Nagendra H.G, 2014. Characterization of hypothetical protein VNG0128C from Halobacterium NRC-1 reveals GALE like activity and its involvement in Leloir pathway of galactose metabolism, Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics. Vol.33, No.8, 1743-1755.

  • S.V. Reshma, N. Sathyanarayanan, H.G. Nagendra, 2017. Characterization of hypothetical protein YVRE from Bacillus subtilis indicates its key role as gluconolactonase in pentose phosphate pathway and glucose metabolism. Bioinformation. Vol 13, No.12, 430-438.

  • Soujanya D. Yelamanchi, Ankur Tyagi, S.V.Reshma, . Anita Mahadevan, and T.S. Keshava Prasad. "Proteomic Analysis of the Human Anterior Pituitary Gland", OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology, vol. 22, issue 12, 2018.

  • Reshma S.V., Arpitha Kabbinale and Heera Bajpe, "Studies on Quorum Sensing Inhibitory Properties of Floral Extracts of Selected Musa x paradisiaca L. Varieties", International Journal of Recent Research and Review, vol 13, issue 4, 2020.


  • S.B.Sullia and Reshma Ashok, Biotechnology Vol II, United Publishers, 2003.

  • S.B.Sullia and Reshma Ashok, Text Book of Biotechnology (First Year BSc, I Semester), United Publishers, 2004.

  • S.B.Sullia and Reshma Ashok, Text Book of Biotechnology (First Year BSc, II Semester), United Publishers, 2004.

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