Faculty profile


Dr. Ganesh Kumar N PhD

Assistant Professor and HOD in charge
Email id: ganeshkn1@srmist.edu.in
Area:Multidrug Resistance and Nanoantimicrobials
Affiliation: Department of Biotechnology, SRM Institute of Science and Technology

(formerly known as SRM University), Ramapuram, Chennai-600 089,


Ph.D. Multidrug Resistance and Nanoantimicrobials Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 2019
M.Tech Biotechnology SRMIST, Kattankulathur, 2010
B.Tech Biotechnology SRMIST, Kattankulathur, 2008


Research Interest

Multidrug resistance, Nano antimicrobials and Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering.


International publications h-index -3, i10 index -1 scopusORICID ID https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1657-559X

  • N, Ganesh Kumar; Kumar, Gaurav; Mallick, Sathi; Ghosh, Sudip; Pramanik, Panchanan; Ghosh, Anindya. Bio-surfactin stabilized silver nanoparticles exert inhibitory effect over New-Delhi Metallo-beta-lactamases (NDMs) and the cells harbouring NDMs. FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS. (2019) 336 (10)
  • Anirban Kayet, Dhrubajyoti Datta, Ganesh Kumar, Anindya Sundar Ghosh and Tanmaya Pathak, Templating effect of 1, 5-disubstituted 1, 2, 3-triazole-linked disaccharides on size, shape and antibacterial activity of silver nanoparticles, RSC ADVANCES (2014), 4 (108), 63036 – 63039.
  • Ankita Bansal, Saty Deo Pandey, Debasish Kar, Ashoke Macha, Ganesh Kumar N, Soshina Nathan and Anindya S Ghosh, A tyrosine residue along with a glutamic acid of the omega-like loop governs the beta-lactamase activity of MSMEG_4455 in Mycobacterium smegmatis, THE PROTEIN JOURNAL, (2017). ,36(3):220-227.
  • Satya Pandey, Shilpa Pal, Ganesh Kumar N, Ankita Bansal, Sathi Mallick, and Anindya Ghosh. Two DD-carboxypeptidases from Mycobacterium smegmatis affect cell surface properties through regulation of peptidoglycan cross-linking and glycopeptidolipids. JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY. (2018)25,200(14). 00760-17.
  • Monisha Singha*, Gaurav Kumar*, Diamond Jain, Ganesh Kumar N, Debashis Ray, Anindya S. Ghosh*, Amit Basak. Rapid Fluorescent-Based Detection of New Delhi Metallo-β-Lactamases by Photo-Cross-Linking Using Conjugates of Azidonaphthalimide and Zinc (II)-Chelating Motifs. ACS OMEGA (2019), 4,10891-10898.
  • Satya Deo Pandey; Diamond Jain, M; Neeraj Kumar; Anwesha Adhikary; Ganesh Kumar N, Anindya S Ghosh.MSMEG_2432 of Mycobacterium smegmatis mc2155 is a dual function enzyme that exhibits DD-carboxypeptidase and β-lactamase activities. MICROBIOLOGY J https://doi.org/10.1099/mic.0.000902 (2020).

National publications

  • Ganesh Kumar N, Satya Deo Pandey, Sathi Mallick, Sudip Kumar Ghosh, PanchananPramanik ,Anindya S Ghosh. Thiol stabilized copper nanoparticles exert antimicrobial properties by preventing cell division in Escherichia coli. Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics. Vol 57(2) April (2020).

   Magazine article

  • Ganesh Kumar N. How to apply for PhD program in abroad? BIOFRONTIERS. 2019.

Presentation in International conference

  • Ganesh Kumar N, Gaurav Kumar, Sathi Mallick N NSima, Sudip Kumar Ghosh, PanchananPramanik, Anindya S Ghosh, Biosurfactant stabilized silver nanoparticles exert inhibitory effect over New-Delhi Metallo beta-lactamases. Poster presented at 2nd International conference on contemporary antimicrobial research (ICCAR 2018) at IIT Kharagpur on 15th – 17th Dec ‘18.
  • Ganesh Kumar N, Satya Deo Pandey, Sathi Mallick, PanchananPramanik, Sudip K. Ghosh, Anindya S. Ghosh. Poster presentation on “Copper Nanoparticles exert their antimicrobial properties by preventing Z-ring formation” in FEMS 2017, 7th Congress of European Microbiologists at Valencia, Spain on 9th- 13th Jul’ 17.

Awards and Fellowships

  • Institute fellowship award -IIT Kharagpur from Dec,29 2011- Dec,29 2018
  • Awarded Institute travel grant for attending FEMS 2017, 7th Congress of European Microbiologists at Valencia, Spain on 9th- 13th Jul’ 17 for Poster presentation on “Copper Nanoparticles exert their antimicrobial properties by preventing Z-ring formation.

Manimegalai, AP

Department of Biotechnology

Faculty profile


Dr.R.Saranya Nandakumar PhD

 Assistant Professor

 Email id: saranyar4@srmist.edu.in
 Area: Enzyme Technology, Environmental Biotechnology
 Affiliation: Department of Biotechnology, SRM Institute of Science and Technology

 (formerly known as SRM University), Ramapuram, Chennai- 600 089,


Ph.D. Environmental Biotechnology Anna University, Chennai, 2019
M.Tech Environmental Science and Technology Anna University, Chennai, 2011
B.Tech Biotechnology SRMIST, Kattankulathur, 2009


Research Interest

Biomass Waste Valorisation, Enzyme Technology, Environmental Biotechnology


  1. Prathiba, A.Vaishnavi, R. Saranya, C. Chandrasatheesh, J. Jayapriya,2022, ‘Synthesis of hydroxyl ether based biolubricant from poultry waste and to evaluate the friction performance with titania nanoparticles’ Chemical Engineering Research and Design Vol. 185, pp. 291-300. Impact Facor: 4.1
  2. Akbar Basha, D.Harish, , R. Saranya, C. Chandrasatheesh, J. Jayapriya, 2022, ‘Biolubricants derived from poultry waste oil and its methyl esters by in-situ epoxidation and epoxide ring-opening– A comparative study’ Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, pp. 1-8. Impact Factor: 4.1
  3. M Anubha , R Saranya , C Chandrasatheesh , J Jayapriya, 2022, ‘Effect of neem gum on water sorption, biodegradability and mechanical properties of thermoplastic corn starch-based packaging films’ Indian Chemical Engineer 1-13. Impact Factor:1.8
  4. R Saranya, R Prasanna, J Jayapriya, R Aravindhan, AT Selvi, 2016, ‘Value addition of fish waste in the leather industry for dehairing’, Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 118, pp. 179-186. Impact Factor: 9.2
  5. R Saranya, J Jayapriya, A.TamilSelvi, 2018, ‘Purification, characterization, molecular modeling and docking study of fish waste protease’, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, vol.118, pp. 569-583. Impact Factor: 6.9
  6. R Saranya, A Tamil Selvi, J Jayapriya, R Aravindhan, 2020, ‘Synthesis of fat liquor through fish waste valorization, characterization and applications in tannery industry’ Waste and Biomass Valorization, vol. 11, pp. 6637-6647.Impact Factor: 3.7
  7. Saranya, R., Jayapriya, J. and Tamilselvi. A, 2012, ‘Dyeing of silk fabric with phenazine from Pseudomonas species’ Coloration Technology, vol.128, pp. 19. Impact Factor:1.6

Presentation in International conference

  1. Sherin Paul, R and Jayapriya.J “Study on the stability of protease rich fish processing waste extract during storage: formulating preservatives to enhance shelf life”, Proceedings of International conference on Energy, Environment and Industrial Safety (ICEEIS), February 22-23,2018.

Awards and Fellowships

  • Women Scientist Fellowship (WOS-B, 2019) by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi.


  • A process to convert food waste into biological soil amendment material. Patent Published No: No.202241056674 A – 2022

Faculty Profile List

No Name of the Staff Designation with Grade Specialization Area of Interest Mail ID
1 Dr.Shanthi.G A.P(O.G)/ HOD (I/C) M.Tech., Ph.D., Bioprocess Engineering shanthig@srmist.edu.in
2 Dr.Saranya.R A.P(O.G) M.Tech., Ph.D., Biomass Valorisation, Enzyme Technology saranyar4@srmist.edu.in
3 Dr.Monika.V A.P(O.G) M.Tech., Ph.D., Environmental Bioremediation, Enzyme Technology monikav1@srmist.edu.in
4 Dr.Banupriya.D A.P(O.G) M.Tech., Ph.D., Solid waste Management, Agricultural Engineering banuprid@srmist.edu.in
5 Dr. Rekha.B A.P(O.G) M.Tech., Ph.D., Bioenergy,