Assistant Professor (Stage III)
Department of Biochemistry
Qualifications :
M.Sc. – Biotechnology,
Ph.D. - Biotechnology.
Work experience (PDF/Teaching etc.) :
VATAAT Post doctoral fellow, Israel from March 2006 to June 2007,
Research Experience: 15 years,
Teaching Experience: 09.
Area of research interest:
Crustacean Molecular Endocrinology,
Reproductive Toxicology of Mammals,
Biogenic Compounds on Colonic Cancer.
Research Grants:
1. Isolation and Molecular characterization of lipoxyzenase (LOX) gene (s) from finger millet (Eleusine coracana L.). 2009-2012, DBT, New Delhi, India. Rs. 28.90 Lakhs. (BT/PR10858/02 /682/2008, Dated: 06.10.2009)(Completed).
2. Is really methyl farnesoate regulates vitellogenin expression in crab?, 2010-2013. DST, New Delhi, India. Rs. 19.28 Lakhs. (BT/PR10858/02/682 /2008, Dated: 06.10.2009)(Completed).
3. Isolation and molecular characterization of molt-inhibiting hormone (MIH) gene(s) from the eyestalks of freshwater crab Oziotelphusa senex senex. 2012-2015. UGC, New Delhi, India. Rs. 11.81 Lakhs. (Sanction Order F. No. 41-582/2012 (SR), Dated: 18.07.2012)(Completed).
4. Protective role of selected phytoestrogens on colon cancer. UGC Raman Post Doctoral Fellowship for Indian Scholars in USA. Dept. of Food Science, Pennstate University, Philadelphia, USA. 2015-2016. UGC, New Delhi, India. Rs. 19.18 Lakhs. (Sanction Order F. No. 5-85/2016(IC), Dated: 10.06.2016)(Ongoing).
Research students (Ph.D awarded/working):
Ph.D Awarded: 02,
Ph.D. Submitted: 01,
Ph.D. Working: 02.
Awards and achievements
  • * Best research scholar award in the Department of Biotechnology, Sri Venakateswara University, Tirupati, for the year 2003-2004.
  • * Best paper presentation award in UGC sponsored National seminar on “Recent Advances in Animal Physiology”, (Dec. 27 and 28, 2004) S. V. University, Tirupati.
  • * VATAT post doctoral Fellow award for the year 2006 by Govt. of Israel, Israel.
  • * SERB Young Scientist award, by Department of Science and Technology and Science and Engineering Research Board, New Delhi in July 2010.
  • * UGC Raman Psot Doctoral Fellow in USA, 2016-17.
Conference/symposia attended:
International : 06,
National : 23.
Conference/symposia organized:
International: 01,
National : 02 .
Selected publications :
  1. Lilah Glazer, Assaf Shechter, Moshe Tom, Yana Yudkovski, Simy Weil, Eliahu David Aflalo, Ramachandra Reddy Pamuru, Isam Khalaila, Shmuel Bentov, Amir Berman, Amir Sagi. 2010. A protein involved in the assembly of an extracellular calcium storage matrix. J. Biol. Chem. 285(17):12831-9. IF: 4.77, ISSN 0021-9258.
  2. P. Sreenivasula Reddy, P. Ramachandra Reddy and S.B. Sainath. 2011. Cadmium and mercury-induced hyperglycemia in the fresh water crab, Oziotelphusa senex senex: Involvement of neuroendocrine system. Ecotoxicol. Environ. Safety, 74: 279–283. IF: 2.29; doi:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2010.10.031.
  3. Swetha CH, Sainath SB, Reddy PR and Reddy PS. 2011. Reproductive Endocrinology of Female Crustaceans: Perspective and Prospective. J. Marine. Sci. Res. Development, S3:001. doi:10.4172/2155-9910.S3-001.
  4. Ramachandra R. Pamuru, Ohad Rosen, Rivka Manor, J. Sook Chung, Nilli Zmora, Lilah Glazer, Eliahu D. Aflalo, Simy Weil, Sherry L. Tamone, Amir Sagi. 2012. Stimulation of molt by RNA interference of the molt-inhibiting hormone in the crayfish Cherax quadricarinatus. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 178: 227–236. IF: 3.27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.ygcen.2012.05.007.
  5. M. G. S. Soujanya, K. Pratap Reddy, P. Ramachandra Reddy*, P. Sreenivasula Reddy. 2014. Altered male reproduction in rats exposed perinatally to biochanin-A. J. Infert. Reprod. Biol. 2(4): 101-107. ISSN 2310-7588.
  6. Kasi Viswanath Kotapati, Bhagath Kumar Palaka,Anithamma Kandukuri, Ramachandra Reddy. P, L.V. Reddy and Dinakara Rao Ampasala*. 2015. Molecular cloning, characterization and three-dimensional structure prediction of Lipoxygenase from Finger millet [Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.] germinating seedlings. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology pp: 1-13. IF: 1.094; ISSN: 0974-1275; doi:10.1007/s13562-015-0321-y. Published online 7th July 2015.
  7. B. Srinivasa Reddy, V. Sridevi, H. Neelima, P. Ramachandra Reddy* and P. Sreenivasula Reddy. 2016. Regulation of vitellogenesis by selected endocrine modulators in crab Oziothelphusa senex senex, with special reference to methyl farnesoate. Aquacul. Reports. 3(1): 24-30. ISSN: 2352-5134.
  8. V. Sridevi, M. G. S. Sowjanya and P. Ramachandra Reddy*. 2016. Pre and Postnatal Exposure of Baicalein (Flavonoid) on Developmental Landmarks of Mice. J. Infert. Reprod. Biol. 4 (1): 281-286. ISSN 2310-7588.
  9. Neelima, P. Sreenivasula Reddy and P. Ramachandra Reddy*. 2016. Natural and Induced (Eyestalk ablation) molt cycle in freshwater rice field Crab Oziothelphusa senex senex. J. Aquac. Res. Development. 7:4. IF: 1.3; ISSN: 2155-9546.
  10. Moduga Hemalatha, Kasa Parameswari, Battini Kishori1*, Buchireddy Srinivasa Reddy and Pamuru Ramachandra Reddy. 2016. Methyl farnesoate induced ovarian maturation in freshwater prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii. J Oceanogr. Mar. Res. 4:1. ISSN: 2141-2294, DOI:10.5897/JOMS.
Any specific inclusions (books, patents, collaborations etc.):
1. Pamuru Ramachandra Reddy and Pamanji Sreenivasula Reddy. 2012. Eyestalk hormones on molting and reproductionconcepts of Neuropeptide hormones in crab. 01/2012; AV Academikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG.., ISBN: 978-3-659-10899-0.
2. Sowjanya MGS and Pamuru Ramachandra Reddy. 2015. Phytoestrogen Biochanin-A alters reproductive health in rats. Perinatal exposure on Reproduction. Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany. ISBN: 978-3-659-77172-9.