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Dr. Pooja Shivappa

Research Assistant & Lecturer- Basic Sciences

Educational Qualification
  • PhD in Allied Health Sciences (Biotechnology) (September 2018) K.S.Hegde Medical Academy Mangalore, Karnataka, India 
  • M.Sc Biotechnology (July 2013) First class with Distinction St. Aloysius College Mangalore, Karnataka, India 
  • B.Sc Biotechnology ,Chemistry ,Botany ( May 2011) First class with Distinction St. Aloysius College Mangalore, Karnataka, India 
Professional Career
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (December 2019 till date)
  • Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS) Senior Research Fellow K.S.Hegde Medical Academy Mangalore,Karnataka,India (31st August 2015-31st August2016)
  • Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS) Junior Research Fellow K.S.Hegde Medical Academy Mangalore,Karnataka,India (19th September 2013- 31st August 2015)
Research Publications
  • Prashanth S, Pooja S, Suchetha KN, Priya, Vidya V. Radical scavenging and antioxidant activities of ethanolic and aqueous extract from the leaves of feverfew (Tanacetum partheniumL.) and a synthetic compound parthenolide. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2015; 4(1): 223-227.
  • V Vidya , Yogish Somayaji T, S Pooja, Shrikant Patil, Ronald Fernandes and A. P. Krishna. Assessment of membrane stabilization, antioxidant and thrombolytic potential of lutein- an in-vitro study. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research. 2015; 6(10): 4478-4483.
  • Pooja S, Prashanth S, Suchetha KN, Vidya V and Krishna B. Evaluation of acute and sub acute toxicity of the leaf extract of tanacetum parthenium (asteraceae) and synthetic parthenolide. World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2016; 5(8):703-713.
  • Pooja S, Prashanth S, Suchetha KN, Sharmila KP and Krishna B. The comparative effect of medicinal herb feverfew with that of synthetic parthenolide to assess the expression of inducible cyclo-oxygenase and anti-inflammatory activity. British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 2016; 12(4):1-8.
  • Pooja S, Suchetha Kumari N, Shetty Jayaram, Peter Alex John,Jose Jerish M,Shetty Prashanth.Protective effect of tanacetum parthenium leaf extract on radiation induced chromosomal aberrations in swiss albino mice. Journal of Radiation and Cancer Research 2016; 7(1):39-40.
  • Vidya Vasudeva, Yogish Somayaji Tenkanidiyoor, Vishakh Radhakrishna, Pooja Shivappa, Srikanth Patil Lakshman,Ronald Fernandes, Krishna Ananthapura Patali. Palliative effects of lutein intervention in gamma‐radiation‐induced cellular damages in Swiss albino mice. 2017 Indian Journal of Pharmacology.2017; 49(1): 26–33.
  • Pooja S, Prashanth S ,Suchetha KN, Jayaram SK. Antigenotoxic potential of   Tanacetum  parthenium leaf extract and synthetic compound parthenolide against radiation induced micronuclei formation and oxidative stress in Swiss Albino Mice. International Journal of Advances in Science Engineering and Technology 2017;5(3):56-59
Conferences/Workshops attended

oral and poster presentation: 30

Research interests

Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular biology, Radiation biology, Neuroscience.