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Sathyanarayana N Gummadi

sathyanarayana-gummadi
Professor
Ph.D, Indian Institute of Technology Madras
M.Tech, Anna University
Office: BT 205
Tel: +91-44-2257-4114
Email: gummadi@iitm·ac·in
Lab: BT 208 (Website)

Research Interests

  • Understanding the molecular and physiological basis of survival of microbes under extreme conditions and exploiting their industrial importance
  • Understanding the molecular and biochemical basis of phospholipid translocation in cellular membranes

International Journals:

2014
2013

2012

2011

Till 2010

Review Articles

Chapter in a book

  1. S.N. Gummadi, S. Hrafnsdóttir, J. Walnet, W.E. Watkins and A.K. Menon (2003) Reconstitution and assay of biogenic membrane-derived phospholipid flippase activity in proteoliposomes. In: Membrane protein protocols (ed. B. Selinsky), Human Press, Vol. 228, pp 271-279.
  2. S.N. Gummadi, N. Manoj, D. Sunil Kumar (2006) Structural and biochemical properties of pectinases. In: Industrial Enzymes: Structure, Function and Applications (eds. J. Polaina and A.P. MacCabe, Springer, pp 99-115.
  3. S.N. Gummadi, D. Sunil Kumar, S.S. Dash, S.K. Sahu (2009) Industrially important carbohydrate degrading enzymes from yeasts: Pectinases, Chitinases and β-1,4-glucanases. In: Yeast Biotechnology: Diversity and Applications (eds. T. Satyanarayana and G. Kunze), Springer, pp 673-691.
  4. S.S. Dash, S.N. Gummadi (2011) Biotechnological approaches to caffeine degradation: current trends and perspectives. In: Microorganisms in sustainable agriculture and biotechnology (eds. T. Satyanarayana et al.), Springer, pp 435-452.

Book

  1. M. Doble and S.N. Gummadi (2007) Biochemical Engineering, Prentice Hall India, New Delhi
  2. V. Geetha, S.N. Gummadi and M. Doble (2012) Cyclic b-glucans from microorganisms: Production, properties and applications, Springer Briefs in Microbiology, Springer

National Conference

  1. N. Rao and S.N. Gummadi,Degradation of caffeine present in coffee effluent and raw tea samples using Pseudomonas sp. NCIM 5235, Pollution Control: Chemical & Biological Techniques, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, Mar 26-27 2012
  2. A.K. Shettihalli and S.N.Gummadi, Biochemical & biophysical characterization of heavy metal binding properties of human phospholipid scramblase 1, Annual Meeting of the Indian Biophysical Society, Chennai, India, Jan 19-21 2012
  3. V.G. Francis and S.N. Gummadi, Biochemical characterization of human phospholipid scramblase 4 (hPLSCR4) , Annual Meeting of the Indian Biophysical Society, Chennai, India, Jan 19- 2012
  4. A. Rajasekharan and S.N. Gummadi, Localisation and characterization of plant biogenic membrane flippases, Annual Meeting of the Indian Biophysical Society, Chennai, India, Jan 19-21 2012
  5. S.K. Sahu. S.N. Gummadi and G.K. Aradhyam, Probing the microenvironment of Ca2+ binding in human phospholipid scramblases, 77th Annual Conference of Society of Biological Chemists, IIT Madras, Chennai, December 2008
  6. A. Senthilkumar, T.N. Padmasree, A. Gopala Krishna and S.N. Gummadi,In vitro studies on Terminalia arjuna bark extract: Its effect on antioxidant enzyme catalase, Joint Annual Meeting of The International Society of Heart Research (Indian Section), International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences (Indian Chapter) & Heart Failure Society, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh, India, 29 Feb – 2 Mar 2008
  7. S. Kumar, N.A. Aneesh Chandran, S.N. Gummadi, Effects of high salt concentration on growth of Debaryomyces nepalensis. In Conference on Microbiology: The challenges ahead. Abstracts of 47th Annual conference of Association of Microbiologists of India, Bhopal, December 2006
  8. S. Gowri, S.N. Gummadi and M. Doble, Screening of novel strain for production of curdlan.       In Conference on Microbiology: The challenges ahead. Abstrats of 47th Annual conference of Association of Microbiologists of India, Bhopal, December 2006
  9. D.S. Kumar and S.N. Gummadi, Screening and production of Microbial pectic lyases. In Biogenics-05, Abstracts of National Symposium on Recent Trends in Biotechnology, Alappuzha, Kerala, India, March 2005 (II prize for best poster presentation)
  10. S. Gokulakrishnan and S.N. Gummadi, Caffeine degradation by Pseudomonas sp. isolated from coffee cultivation region. In Biogenics-05, Abstracts of National Symposium on Recent Trends in Biotechnology, Alappuzha, Kerala, India, March 2005
  11. G.S.N. Naidu and T. Panda, Stability of pectolytic enzymes. Conference on Microbes in sustainable Development. Abstracts of 38th Annual meeting of Association of Microbiologists of India), New Delhi, December 1997

International Conference

  1. H. Kumdam, S.N. Gummadi, Batch production of xylitol and arabitol by Debaryomyces nepalensis NCYC 3413 in a stirred tank reactor, First
    International and Third National Conference on Biotechnology,
    Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (June 28-29, 2013) Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India.
  2. N. Arumugam, S.N. Gummadi, Isolation and characterization of food grade glutaminase free L-asparaginase enzyme from endophytic fungi, First
    International and Third National Conference on Biotechnology,
    Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (June 28-29, 2013) Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India.
  3. B. Gilbert, S.A. Retnadas, S.N. Gummadi, Purification and characterization of caffeine demethylase and biodegradation of caffeine by Pseudomonas putida, First International and Third National Conference on Biotechnology,
    Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (June 28-29, 2013) Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India.
  4. A. Rajasekharan, S.N. Gummadi, Identification of biogenic membrane flippase in bovine sperm cells, First International and Third National Conference on Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (June 28-29, 2013) Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India.
  5. U. Sivagnanam, S.N. Gummadi, Biochemical characterization of human phospholipid scramblases interaction with topoisomerase II, First International and Third National Conference on Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (June 28-29, 2013) Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India.
  6. V.G. Francis, S.N. Gummadi, pH dependent conformation changes in human phospholipid scramblase (hPLSCR1), First International and Third National Conference on Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (June 28-29, 2013) Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India.
  7. S. Rayala, U. Sivagnanam, V.G. Francis, S.N. Gummadi, Biophysical and biological characterization of human phospholipid scramblase 2, Indian institute of Science, International conference on biomolecular forms and functions a celebration of 50 years of the Ramachandran map (January 8-11, 2013), Bangalore , India.
  8. Rajesh Kanna, S.N. Gummadi, Suresh Kumar, Experimental investigations on microbial enhanced oil recovery, Petrotech 2012, 10th International oil & gas conference and exhibition (October 14 – 17, 2012), New Delhi, India.
  9. A.K. Shettihalli, S.N. Gummadi, Biochemical and Biophysical characterization of heavy metal ion binding properties of human phospholipid scramblase 1: Target for toxicological implications, 48th International Conference on Medicinal Chemistry (July 4-6, 2012), Poitiers, France.
  10. V.G. Francis, A. Majeed, G.K. Aradhyam and S.N. Gummadi, Overexpression, purifiacation and biochemical characaterization of Ca2+binding properties of hPLSCR1, 7th Asian Biophysics Symposium and Annual Meeting of the Indian Biophysical Society (Jan 30 – Feb 2, 2011), New Delhi, India.
  11. A. Majeed, V.G. Francis, G.K. Aradhyam and S.N. Gummadi, Ca2+ binding in transmembrane deleted mutant of HPLSCR1- a spectroscopic study, 7th Asian Biophysics Symposium and Annual Meeting of the Indian Biophysical Society (Jan 30 – Feb 2, 2011), New Delhi, India.
  12. T. Kaliaperumal. S.N. Gummadi, A. Chadha, Scale up for production of Candia parapsilosis ATCC 7330: An efficient biocatalyst for asymmetric synthesis, Enzymes and Biocatalysis (2010), Shanghai, China
  13. T. Kaliaperumal. S.N. Gummadi, A. Chadha, Role of dissolved oxygen during the growth of Candida parapsilosis ATCC 7330 on the asymmetric reduction of ethyl-4-chloro-e-oxobutanoate, FSES, IIT Kharagpur (2009), India
  14. A. Rajasekharan. S.N. Gummadi, Effect of cholesterol on biogenic membrane flippase activity, The Biochemical Society Annual Symposium on Recent Trends in Membrane Biochemistry (Jan 5-7, 2011), Cambridge, UK.
  15. S. K. Sahu, A. Gopala Krishna, S.N. Gummadi, Increased solubility of hPLSCR1 in E. coli (BL-21)by addition of ethanol and decrease in temperature, 3rd International Congress on Bioprocesses in Food Industries and 5th Convention of the Biotech Research Society India (November 6-8, 2008), Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.
  16. S. Kumar, Annie D Souza, S.N. Gummadi, Osmoregulation in food spoiling halotolerant yeast Debarymyces nepalensis NCYC 3413, 3rd International Congress on Bioprocesses in Food Industries and 5th Convention of the Biotech Research Society India (November 6-8, 2008), Osmania University, Hyderabad,India.
  17. D.S. Kumar and S.N. Gummadi, Optimization of caffeine degradation by immbolised cells of Pseudomonas putida NCIM 5235 using various polymer matrices, International Conference on Biotechnology for sustainable development (7-9 January 2008), National Chemical Laboratories, Pune, India.
  18. S.N. Gummadi and S. Gokulakrishnan, Microbial degradation of caffeine, Oral presentation, International Symposium on Biocatalysis and Bioprocess Engineering (16-18 Oct 2005) East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China.
  19. P.S. Babu, S. Rai, M. Arora, S.N.Gummadi, K. Chandraraj, “Thermotolerant biocatalysts for conversion of biomass to fuel ethanol and chemicals, Oral presentation, 2nd International Ukraninan conference on Biomass for energy (20-22 Sept 2004), Kyiv, Ukraine Session 2(liquid fuels from Biomass).
  20. T.V. Subramanian and G. Sathya Narayana Naidu, Biodegradation of Caffeine using Immobilized Mixed Function oxidases in packed bed reactors, Third International Conference in Gas-Solid-Liquid Reactor Engineering held at Kanagawa, Japan, December 7-10, 1997

 Honors/Awards

  • Recipient of Talented Industrial Biotechnologist Award from Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy, 2013
  • Recipient of NASI-Scopus Young Scientist award in the field of Biological Sciences, 2012 (Elsevier)
  • Fellow of Society for Applied Biotechnology in the field of Industrial Biotechnology, 2010
  • Recipient of Distinguished Bioengineer Award from Society for Applied Biotechnology, 2010
  • Recipient of Young Scientist award in the area of Biotechnology from Biotechnology Research Society of India, 2007
  • Recipient of Mentor Recognition Award, 2007
  • Recipient of Young Scientist Award in the area of Industrial and Food Microbiology from Association of Microbiologists of India, 2006
  • Cited in Marquis Who’s Who Asia 2006 I edition
  • Elected as Editorial Board member in Research Journal of Microbiology, Academic Journals, USA
  • Editorial Board member in Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences
  • Editorial Board member in Research Journal of Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Awarded fellowship grant from American Heart Association for a period of two years (July 01 2002 – June 30 2004)