Dr. Monisha Kottayi

Assistant Professor

Science, SLSE

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Dr. Monisha Kottayi is working as an Assistant Professor in the School of Liberal Studies and Education, Navrachana University, Vadodara since July 2017.She has also served as an Assistant Professor in Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women, Chennai, Anand Mercantile College , Anand (Lady Amritbai Daga College,Nagpur and as a visiting faculty ,Post Graduate Teaching Department of Botany, RTM Nagpur University and Lady Amritbai College, Nagpur)  with a total teaching experience of 10 years.She is a gold medallist from Nagpur University in M.Sc. (Botany).

Her doctoral research focused on the late leaf spot in Arachis hypogaea and the defense gene expression in response to Cercosporidiumpersonatum in co-ordination with the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai.Her research interests include Plant defense, plant Tissue culture, plant breeding, mutation studies for inducing resistance and crop improvement and Genetics. She has guided many BSc and M.Sc. dissertation project students at LAD and Anand Mercantile College.

Research Interests  

Plant defense, Plant tissue culture, Plant breeding, Mutation studies for inducing disease resistance and Plant Genetics.

Other experience

Technical Executive Grade - I atthe National Biodiversity Authority of India (NBAI), Chennai (Nov 2014-June 2015).

Peer Reviewed Publications (Recent)

  1. Vandita P , Nirali A, , Khyati P, Monisha K (2013) Effect of phytochemical constituents of  Ricinuscommunis, Pterocarpussantalinus, Terminaliabelericaon antibacterial, antifungal and cytotoxic activity. International Journal of Toxicological and Pharmacological Research5 (2): 47-54.
  2. Monisha K,Nirali A, Vandita P, Khyati P (2013) Phytochemical determination and evaluation of antibacterial, antifungal and cytotoxic effects in selected medicinal plants. International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research4(3): 69-76.
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