FACULTY PROFILE
Dr. E. C. Surendranatha Reddy
Assistant professor
Dept. of Genetics and Genomics
Yogi Vemana University , Vemanapuram
Kadapa district-516003 , Andhra Pradesh, INDIA
+91 9703898882
ecreddy@yogivemanauniversity.ac.in
ACADEMIC DETAILS :
1. Ph.D in Biotechnology Sri Krishna Devaraya University, AP, India – 2008 Dissertation: “Biochemical and molecular characterization of Aflatoxin (AfB1) resistant cultivars of groundnut and integrated management of Aspergillus flavus”
2. M. Sc in Biotechnology Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, India – 2002 Aggregate of 74.1%
3. B. Ed in Biology and English Bangalore University, Bangalore, India – 2000 Aggregate of 61%
4. B. Sc in Chemistry, Botany and Zoology Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, India – 1998 Aggregate of 69.8%
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
1. Assistant Professor (Genetics and Genomics) Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, AP, India - July 2009- Till date
2. Teaching Assistant Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, AP, India - July 2006 – July 2009
3. Analyst-Quality Control Shantha Biotechnics Ltd. Hyderabad, India - Jan 2003- Nov 2005
4. Project Trainee Biotechnology Research Centre (BIOTRIM)Tirupati, India - April 2001 – Oct 2001
HONORS:
1 Life Member of Asian PGPR Society, Auburn University, USA
2 Member, Executive board: Asian PGPR Society.
3 Advisory Editor for “International Journal of Plant, Animal and Environmental Sciences” (IJPAES), Hyderabad, India.
4 Editorial Board Member for “International Journal of Industrial Chemistry and Biotechnology”.
ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE:
● Deputy Warden for mens hostels
● Assistant Controller of Examinations
● Coordinator
● Member, Events Committee
RESEARCH GUIDANCE:
● One Ph.D.
INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE:
SHANTHA BIOTECHNICS LTD Worked as Analyst in Quality Control Department January 2003- December 2005.
PAPERS PRESENTED AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES :
Second Asian PGPR Conference, Beijing, China. 21st to 24th August, 2011
1. E. C. Surendranatha Reddy., C. Sudhakar., N. P. Eswara Reddy., B. Ravindra Reddy., S. KR. Yellareddygari., M. S. Reddy., K. Vijay Krishna Kumar., X. G. Zhou., Yuan Zhi-lin., Yuang Zhi-ling., Qi-Wang., and Binghai Du. 2011. Studies on pre-harvest aflatoxin contamination in peanut and its integrated management using host plant resistance. In: Plant Growth Promotion by Rhizobacteria for Sustainable Agriculture edited by M. S. Reddy, Qi Wang, Yan Li, Liqun Zhang, Binghai Du, Shashi KR. Yellareddygari, K. Vijay Krishna Kumar, Shuangdong Li, Hari Sudini, Xinyi Chen, Jinjiang, Ru. China Agricultural Science and Technology Press, Beijing, PR China 580 pp.
2. M. S. Reddy., S. KR. Yellareddygari., K. Vijay Krishna Kumar., H. Sudini., J. W. Kloepper., K. V. S. S. Sairam., Qi Wang., T. Arwiyanto., Shanda Liu., Y. R. Sarma., E. C. Surendranatha Reddy, N. C. Vinh., G. Archana., M. K. Naik., L. Soesanto., X. G. Zhou., W. G. Dilantha Fernando., M. Inam-ul-Haq., K. S. Park., D. Egamberdieva., R. Z. Sayyed., S. Zhang., Binghai Du., Yuan Zhi-lin and Yang Zhi-ling. 2011. Commercial potential of biofertilizers and biofungicides (PGPR) for sustainable agriculture in Asia and the scope of Asian PGPR Society. In: Plant Growth Promotion by Rhizobacteria for Sustainable Agriculture edited by M. S. Reddy, Qi Wang, Yan Li, Liqun Zhang, Binghai Du, Shashi KR. Yellareddygari, K. Vijay Krishna Kumar, Shuangdong Li, Hari Sudini, Xinyi Chen, Jinjiang, Ru. China Agricultural Science and Technology Press, Beijing, PR China 580 pp.
3. K. Vijay Krishna Kumar., S. KR. Yellareddygari., M. S. Reddy., J. W. Kloepper., H. Sudini., X. G. Zhou., E. C. Surendranatha Reddy., Yuan Zhi-lin, Yang Zhi-ling., Qi-Wang., Binghai Du., B. Ravindra Reddy and B. V. Bhaskara Reddy. 2011. Evaluation of combined efficacy of Bacillus subtilis MBI 600 and Azoxystrobin in managing rice sheath blight caused by Rhizoctonia solani. In: Plant Growth Promotion by Rhizobacteria for Sustainable Agriculture edited by M. S. Reddy, Qi Wang, Yan Li, Liqun Zhang, Binghai Du, Shashi KR. Yellareddygari, K. Vijay Krishna Kumar, Shuangdong Li, Hari Sudini, Xinyi Chen, Jinjiang, Ru. China Agricultural Science and Technology Press, Beijing, PR China 580 pp.
4. K. Vijay Krishna Kumar., S. KR. Yellareddygari., M. S. Reddy., J. W. Kloepper., H. Sudini., X. G. Zhou., E. C. Surendranatha Reddy., Yuan Zhi-lin, Yang Zhi-ling., Qi-Wang., Binghai Du., B. Ravindra Reddy and B. V. Bhaskara Reddy. 2011. Screening of PGPR strains for suppression of rice sheath blight caused by Rhizoctonia solani under greenhouse conditions. In: Plant Growth Promotion by Rhizobacteria for Sustainable Agriculture edited by M. S. Reddy, Qi Wang, Yan Li, Liqun Zhang, Binghai Du, Shashi KR. Yellareddygari, K. Vijay Krishna Kumar, Shuangdong Li, Hari Sudini, Xinyi Chen, Jinjiang, Ru. China Agricultural Science and Technology Press, Beijing, PR China 580 pp.
5. K. Vijay Krishna Kumar., S. KR. Yellareddygari., M. S. Reddy., J. W. Kloepper., H. Sudini., X. G. Zhou., E. C. Surendranatha Reddy., Yuan Zhi-lin, Yang Zhi-ling., Qi-Wang., Binghai Du., Shouan Zhang., B. Ravindra Reddy and B. V. Bhaskara Reddy. 2011. Over-View of Commercial potential of Plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) in the USA. In: Plant Growth Promotion by Rhizobacteria for Sustainable Agriculture edited by M. S. Reddy, Qi Wang, Yan Li, Liqun Zhang, Binghai Du, Shashi KR. Yellareddygari, K. Vijay Krishna Kumar, Shuangdong Li, Hari Sudini, Xinyi Chen, Jinjiang, Ru. China Agricultural Science and Technology Press, Beijing, PR China 580 pp.
Third Asian PGPR Conference, Manila, Philippines. 21st to 24th April, 2013
1. E. C. Surendranatha Reddy, C. Sudhakar, N. P. Eswara Reddy, K. Vijay Krishna Kumar, K. Suresh, Ahmad Al-Turki, Mohamed El-Meleigi and M. S. Reddy. Evaluation of Peanut genotypes for physiological and biochemical resistance to Aspergillus flavus infection. Abstract presented at Third Asian PGPR Conference, Manila, Philippines, 2013
2. K. Vijay Krishna Kumar, P. Sudhakar, S. KR. Yellareddygari, J. W. Kloepper, H.Sudini, E. C. Surendranatha Reddy, V. Sai Sruthi, K. S.Lawrence, Appa Rao Podile, S. Krishnam Raju, M. E. Miller, Ahmad Al-Turki, Mohamed El-Meleigi, R. Z. Sayyed, J. Han and M. S. Reddy. Efficacy of IntegralR (Bacillus subtilis MBI 600) in sheath blight management and yield enhancement of rice. Abstract presented at Third Asian PGPR Conference, Manila, Philippines, 2013
3. S. KR. Yellareddygari, K. Vijay Krishna Kumar, H. Sudini, E. C. Surendranatha Reddy, K. V. Naga Madhuri, P. Sudhakar, V. Sai Sruthi, K. Suresh, S. Hemalatha, B. Ravindra Reddy, Ahmad Al-Turki, Mohamed El-Meleigi, J. Han and M. S. Reddy. Efficacy of various biopesticides in managing Pythium root rot of Petunia. Abstract presented at Third Asian PGPR Conference, Manila, Philippines, 2013
4. S. KR. Yellareddygari , K. Vijay Krishna Kumar, V. Sai Sruthi, H. Sudini, E. C. Surendranatha Reddy, R. Z. Sayyed, K. V. Naga Madhuri, K. Suresh, B. Ravindra Reddy, S. Hemalatha, Ahmad Al-Turki, Mohamed El-Meleigi, J. Han and M. S. Reddy. Evaluation of biopesticides for control of Xanthomonas campestris pv.pelargonni in geranium seedlings under greenhouse conditions. Abstract presented at Third Asian PGPR Conference, Manila, Philippines, 2013
PUBLICATIONS:
1. K. Vijay Krishna Kumar, S. KR. Yellareddygari., M. S. Reddy, J. W. Kloepper, K. S. Lawrence, M. E. Miller, H. Sudini, EC. Surendranatha Reddy, X. G. Zhou and D. E. Groth. 2013. Ultrastructural studies on the interaction between Bacillus subtilis MBI 600 (Integral®) and rice sheath blight pathogen, Rhizoctonia solani. African Journal of Microbiology Research. 7(19): 2078-2086.
2. Vijay Krishna Kumar, K., Reddy, M. S., Kloepper, J. W., Yellareddygari, S. KR., Lawrence, K. S., Zhou, X. G., Sudini, H., Miller, M. E., Appa Rao Podile., Surendranatha Reddy, EC., Niranjana, S. R., and Chandra Nayaka, S. 2011. Plant growth-promoting activities of Bacillus subtilis MBI 600 (Integral®) and its compatibility with commonly used fungicides in rice sheath blight management. International Journal of Microbiology Research 3 (2): 120-130.
3. EC. Surendranatha Reddy, C. Sudhakar and N. P. Eswara Reddy 2011. Aflatoxin contamination in Groundnut induced by Aspergillus flavus type fungi: A critical review. International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology 2 (2): Volume: 2: Issue-2: April-June -2011.
4. N.P. Eswara Reddy, EC. Surendranatha Reddy and M. Jacobs 2005. Genetic diversity among anthracnose resistant and susceptible cultivars of Sorghum. Life Science reporter Vol 8 (1), 2005.
5. N.P. Eswara Reddy, EC. Surendranatha Reddy and J.P. Hernal Steens 2005 Erwinia chrysanthemi induced  glucuronidase gene fusions in Arabidopsis thaliania Life Science reporter Vol 7 (1 & 2 ), 2005.
6. N.P. Eswara Reddy, M.K. Jyothsna and EC. Surendranatha Reddy 2005. Evaluation of Agrobacterium mediated transformation techniques in arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh. Geobios – 32, 249 – 252, Vol 32 (4), 2005.
7. Prasanna Reddy.B, V.Sudhakar reddy, V.Srinivasa Reddy, EC. Surendranatha Reddy and B. Ravindra Reddy. Validation and stability indicating RP-HPLC method for the determination of Sildenafil Citrate in pharmaceutical formulations. International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology – Volume: I: Issue-1 May-July -2010.
8. Prasanna Reddy.B, Mathsa.Jayaprakash, Kotta.Sivaji, G.T.Jyothesh Kumar, EC.Surendranatha Reddy and B.Ravindra Reddy. Determination of Pantoprazole Sodium and Lansoprazole in individual dosage form tablets by RP-HPLC using single mobile phase. International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology- Volume: I: Issue-2: Aug-Oct -2010.
9. K. Vijay Krishna Kumar, M. S. Reddy, J. W. Kloepper, K. S. Lawrence, X. G. Zhou, EC. Surendranatha Reddy, H. Sudini, and M. E. Miller. 2011. Screening and Selection of Elite Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) For Suppression of Rhizoctonia solani and Enhancement of Rice Seedling vigor. Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology – Vol.5 (2), p.641-651.
10. Nirmala Jyothi Lukkani and EC.Surendranatha Reddy. Evaluation of plant growth promoting attributes and Biocontrol potential of native fluorescent Pseudomonas spp. against Aspergillus Niger causing collar rot of ground nut. International Journal of Plant, Animal and Environmental Sciences. Volume – 4, Issue – 4. Oct-Dec- 2014.
11. Nirmala Jyothi Lukkani and EC.Surendranatha Reddy. Sulphur oxidation by fluorescent pseudomonads isolated from ground nut rhizospheric soil and their variability in sulphate production. International Journal of Current Research. Vol. 7, Issue, 01, pp.11373-11377, January, 2015.
12. Nirmala Jyothi Lukkani, EC. Surendranatha Reddy. Essential Nutrients Solubilization Ability of Fluorescent Pseudomonads and their Multinutrient Management .International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume- 4 Issue- 3, March 2015,p. 43-49.
BOOKS PUBLISHED:
1. Principles of Genetics - SBW publishers, Delhi. ISBN 9788185708690
2. Developmental Biology - SBW publishers, Delhi. ISBN 9788185708676
NATIONAL/ INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS/PROCEEDINGS/SYMPOSIA:
1. “National symposium on Biotechnology trends and perspectives” (Feb 19 –20, 2006), Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur.
2. International seminar on plant Biotechnology and Genomics towards a new Green Revolution (ISPBG 2009), (Feb, 6-7, 2009), Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa.
3. Two days National seminar on Recent trends in “OMICS” (March 19 & 20, 2012), Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa.
4. 3rd National seminar on Computer Aided Drug Design (December 29 & 30, 2011) Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences University, Tirupati.
5. 2nd Asian PGPR (Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria) conference held at Beijing PR china (Aug 21-24)2011.
6. 3rd Asian PGPR (Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria and other Microbials) conference held at Manila, Republica of Philippines (April 21-24)2013.
7. International conference on “Global summit on Emerging Science & Technologies: Impact on Environment & Human Health” Special symposia on “Cancer Therapy & Environmental Toxicology” held at Nellore Vikrama Simhapuri University during 01.08.2014 – 03.08.2014.
8. International conference on Modern Progress in Biotechnology held at Tiruchirapalli during 9.10.2014 – 10.10.2014.
9. UGC Sponsored National Conference on “Recent Trends in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics” held at Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, during 12.02.2014 – 13.02.2014.
10. UGC Sponsored National Conference on “Emerging Trends in Genetics & Genomics Research” held at Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, during 13.02.2014 – 14.02.2014.
11. UGC Sponsored National Conference on “Emerging Trends in Environmental Science and Technology” held at Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, during 14.03.2014 – 15.03.2014.
12. UGC-SAP Sponsored National Conference on “Innovations in Microbial World NCIMW-2015” held at Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Tirupati, conducted by Department of Applied Microbiology, during 23.01.2015 – 24.01.2015.
13. UGC-SERO, Hyderabad Sponsored one day National Workshop on “Recombinant DNA (rDNA) Technology” held at Govt. College for Men, Kadapa, conducted by Department of Biotechnology on 21st February,2015.
14. UGC Sponsored one day National Workshop on “Role of Animals as Experimental Tools” held at Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, conducted by Department of Zoology, on 13th March, 2015.
15. UGC Sponsored two days National Symposium on “Emerging Trends in Environment-Conservation-Public Awareness (EECP-2015).” held at Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, conducted by Department of Environmental Science and Department of Journalism and Communication, on March 14th & 15th, 2015.
16. UGC Sponsored one day National Symposium on “Recent Trends in Biotechnology. (RTBT-2015)” held at Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, conducted by Department of Biotechnology, on March 12th, 2015.
17. UGC Sponsored two days National Symposium on “Genomics A Gateway to Future.” held at Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, conducted by Department of Genetics & Genomics, on March 18th & 19th, 2015.
18. International symposium on New Perspectives in Modern Biotechnology, conducted by Society for Applied Biotechnology held at Puducherry, during 23.03.2015 – 25.03.2015.
19. UGC Sponsored two days National Seminar on “Emerging Trends in Genetics & Genomics Research.” held at Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, conducted by Department of Genetics & Genomics, on February 13th & 14th, 2014.
20. UGC Sponsored one day National Seminar on “Newer Trends in Biochemistry” held at Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, conducted by Department of Biochemistry, on March 19th, 2015.
21. 2nd International Conference on Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, conducted by Bright International Conferences & Events, Hyderabad, India, during August 3-4, at Leonia International Convention Centre, Hyderabad, India.
22. International conference on Recent Advances in Biosciences and Applications of Engineering in production of Biopharmaceuticals (RABAEB) and 9th Annual Convention of Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy, conducted by KL University, during 14 -16 December, 2015.
23. International conference on Environmental Conservation and Human Health Challenges and Strategies ( ICECH – 2016 ) & 10th Annual Convention of ABAP, conducted by Department of Zoology, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, during 21 to 23rd December, 2016.
24. International conference on Green Trends in Environmental Sustainability – ICGTES 2016, conducted by Department of Botany & Chemistry, ST. ANN’S COLLEGE FOR WOMEN, Mehdipatnam, Hyderabad, during 16th to 17th December, 2016.
TRAINING PROGRAMMES:
• Undergone “Orientation Training” to the newly recruited Assistant Professors at S. V. University, Tirupati – 18.01.2010 – 13.02.2010.
• Undergone UGC sponsored “Refresher course in “Environmental Studies” at S.V.University during 17.12.2012 – 05.01.2013.
• Undergone UGC sponsored “Refresher course in “Environmental Studies” at S.V.University during 01.06.2015 – 20.06.2015.
COUNTRIES VISITED:
PR. China
Republic of Philippines
PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Date of Birth : June 5th, 1976
Father’s Name : E. C. Gangi Reddy
Gender : Male
Nationality : Indian
Marital Status : Married
REFERENCES:
1) Prof. C.Sudhakar,
Department of Botany
Sri Krishna Devaraya University
Anantapuram
Andhra Pradesh, India.
e-mail: chintasudhakar@yahoo.com

2) Prof. NP. Eswara Reddy
Department of Plant Pathology
S V. Agricultural College
Tirupati
Andhra Pradesh
e-mail: eswarnp@yahoo.com