FACULTY PROFILE
Dr. Anu Prasanna Vankara
Assistant Professor
Yogo Vemana University
+91 7032825689
dr.anu@yogivemanauniversity.ac.in
      annuprasanna@gmail.com
Qualification :
M.Sc., Ph.D
Work experience (PDF/Teaching etc.):
Teaching Experience: 9 years
Area/s of research interests :
Molecular sytematics, Fish Parasitology, Parasite ecology
Research grants (during the last Five years):
CSIR project
Research students (Ph.D awarded/working):
Awarded: 01
Submitted: 01
Working: 01
Awards and achievements
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Selected publications:
1. Anu prasanna Vankara* and C. Vijayalakshmi. “Histopathology of heart of freshwater spiny eel, Mastacembelus armatus naturally infected with Tetracotyle metacercaria (Trematoda: Strigeidae)” Research Journal of parasitology, 8(2): 45-54, 2013. Scialert Journals.
2. Mani Gudivada, Anu prasanna Vankara* and Vijayalakshmi C. “Ecology of Metazoan parasite community of marine threadfin fish, Polydactylus sextarius (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) from Visakhapatnam coast, Bay of Bengal. Asian Journal of Animal Sciences, 8 (2): 45-54, 2013. Scialert Journals
3. Anu prasanna Vankara*, Mannela Hemalatha, C.Srinivasa Kalyan and C.Vijayalakshmi. “Metazoan parasite fauna of Clarias batrachus (Linn.) of River Godavari with description of a new species of digenean, Phyllodistomum batrachii sp.nov”. Acta Biologica Indica, 3(1): 593-604, 2014. pISSN 2319-1244; eISSN 2279-0160.
4. Hemalatha M, Srinivasa Kalyan C and Anu prasanna V*. “Occurrence and seasonal dynamics of the digenean, Tremiorchis ranarum Mehra et Negi, 1926 (Digenea: Palgiorchiidae) in the Indian Bull frog, Hoplobatrachus tigerinus Daudin, 1803 from Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh, India. Species. 2015, 12 (33):45-51.
5. Mannela Hemalatha, Srinivasa C Kalyan and Anuprasanna Vankara*. “Seasonal Occurrence and infectivity of Nematode parasites in the Indian bull frog, Hoplobatrachus tigerinus Daudin, 1803 (Anura: Dicroglossidae) of YSR Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh, India” Journal of Advances in Parasitology, Nexus Academic Publications, 2015, 2(2), 34-39.
6. Anu prasanna Vankara* and Vijayalakshmi Chikkam. “Community structure analysis metazoan parasites of Channa punctatus (Bloch, 1800) from Meghadrigedda Reservoir of Visakhapatnam District, Andhra Pradesh.” Paper accepted in Journal of Advances in Parasitology, Nexus Academic Publications, 2015, 2(3), 57-64.
7. Anu prasanna Vankara* and Srinivasa Kalyan Chadamala,Hemalatha Mannela”Aspects of Ecology of Tetraphyllid Cestodes from the Slender Bamboo Shark Chiloscyllium indicum Gmelin,1789(Orectolobiformes:Hemiscyllidae) from Nellore Coast,Bay of Bengal, India.”South Asian Journal of Life Sciences, 2015, 3(2):42-50.
8. Anu prasanna Vankara* and Srinivasa Kalyan C. “Taxonomic reports of the cestodes of the genus Nybelinia Poche, 1926 and Heteronybelinia Palm, 1999 (Cestoda: Trypanorhyncha, Diesing, 1863) from the Shark, Rhizoprionodon acutus Rüppell, 1937, from Nellore Coast, Bay of Bengal, India.” International Journal of Recent Scientific Research,2016,7(3):9373-9377.
9. C. Srinivasa Kalyan and V. Anu prasanna* “A Morphological Study of Kroyeria minuta Pillai,1968 (Copepoda: Eudactylinidae) infecting the Milk shark, Rhizoprionodon acutus Rüppell, 1937 off Nellore Coast, Bay of Bengal, India”. Journal of Applied Life Sciences International, SCIENCEDOMAIN international, 2016, 9 (1):1-10.
10. Mannela Hemalatha, C. Srinivasa Kalyan and Anuprasanna Vankara* “Aspects of the ecology of Proteocephalid Cestode Parasites of Hoplobatrachus tigerinus (Daudin,1803) and Duttaphrynus melanostictus (Schneider,1799) from YSR (Kadapa) District, Andhra Pradesh, India.” Journal of Applied Life Sciences International, SCIENCEDOMAIN international, 2016, 9 (1): 1-11.
11. Anu Prasanna Vankara*, Mani Gudivada and Vijayalakshmi Chikkam” Lernaeid Copepod Parasitic on the Freshwater Fishes of Godavari River, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India with Description of a New Species, Lernaea notopteri n.sp. from Notopterus notopterus.” Journal of Applied Life Sciences International, SCIENCEDOMAIN international, 2016, 9 (3):1-13.
12. Mani Gudivada, Anu Prasanna Vankara* and Vijayalakshmi Chikkam “Metazoan Ectoparasites of Edible Freshwater Fishes of Vizianagaram District, Andhra Pradesh,India.” Journal of Applied Life Sciences International, SCIENCEDOMAIN international, 2017, 10 (1): 1-10.
13. Anu prasanna Vankara* and Vijayalakshmi chikkam. “Community ecology of metazoan parasites in two species of Mystus from River Godavari, Andhra Pradesh, India.” Pak. J. Biol. Sci, 2017, 20: 465-477.
14. Anu Prasanna Vankara* “ Community ecology of metazoan parasites of freshwater fishes of river Godavari, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India”. International journal of Current Research in Life Sciences, 2018, 7(4):1746-1761.
15. Anu Prasanna Vankara* “Mode of attachment and Pathogenecity of Circumonchobothrium shindei (Eucestoda : Ptychobothriidae) in Mastacembelus armatus of River Godavari, Andhra Pradesh, India”. International journal of Zoological Research, 2018, 14 (1):1-7.
16. Chadamala Srinivasa kalyan and Anu prasanna Vankara* “Morphological and Molecular identification of Paraorygmatobothrium floraformis in Rhizoprionodon acutus off Nellore Coast, Bay of Bengal, India. Trends in Bionformatics, 2018, 11 (1): 25-32.
Conference/symposia attended (during the last five years):
1. Mannela Hemalatha, C.Srinivasa Kalyan and Anu prasanna Vankara “Potential use of parasites as indicators of environmental pollution and the interactions with amphibian hosts”. UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Biodiversity: Conservation, emerging trends and challenges” at Government College (A) Ananthapuramu during 5th-6th October, 2017.- Oral presentation
2. M.Asha Kiran, C.Srinivasa kalyan and V. Anu prasanna “Prevalence of monogenean parasites in fresh water cyprinid fishes from district Kadapa”. National seminar on “Aquaculture Production & Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental Toxicology” at Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati during 30th-31st August, 2017. Oral presentation.
3. C.Srinivasa Kalyan, Anu prasanna Vankara and M.Hemalatha “Morphological and Molecular identification of the cestode parasite, Phyllobothrium floriforme Southwell, 1912 in parasitizing Rhizoprionodon acutus Rüppell, 1937 from Nellore Coast, Bay of Bengal, India.” International conference on aquatic animal health and parasitic diseases” at Annamalai University, Chidambaram during 6th and 7th March 2017. Oral presentation.
4. Salim Baig, C. Srinivasa Kalyan, Asha Kiran, M. Hemalatha and Anu prasanna Vankara “Ectoparasitic infection in the free-range chickens in Kadapa District, A. P, India” at International Conference on Insect Biology and Conservation Management during 14th -15th March 2017. Oral presentation.
5. Mannela Hemalatha, C.Srinivasa Kalyan, Anuprasanna Vankara “Macroparasites of the wild Amphibian frog, Hoplobatrachus Tigerinus of YSR Kadapa District,Andhra Pradesh”at National Seminar on Wildlife Conservation –Endangered Species during 20th -21st January 2017. Oral presentation.
6. Anu prasanna Vankara, C.Srinivasa Kalyan & C.Vijayalakshmi “Ecology of intestinal helminth communities of Chiloscyllium indicum (Gmelin) from Ongole Coast, Bay of Bengal” at National seminar on Marine biodiversity and management of Coastal Ecosystems (MBMCE-2015) at Andhra University, Visakhpatnam during 8th and 9th April, 2015. Oral presentation.
7. M.Hemalatha, C.Srinivasa Kalyan and Anu prasanna Vankara. “Seasonal dynamics of infestation of wild caught frogs by multiple species of helminth parasites i.e digenes in the Indian bull frog, H. tigerinus Kadapa District, AP, India” at National seminar on Marine biodiversity and management of Coastal Ecosystems (MBMCE-2015) at Andhra University, Visakhpatnam during 8th and 9th April, 2015. Oral presentation
8. Anu prasanna Vankara, M.Hemalatha, C.Srinivasa Kalyan. “Seasonal occurrence and infectivity of nematode parsites of the Indian bull frog, Hoplobatrachus tigerinus Daudin, 1803 (Anura: Dicroglossidae) in Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh, India. National seminar on “Recents in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics” at Dept. of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, YVU on 25.03.2015. Oral presentation
9. C.Srinivasa Kalyan, V.Anu prasanna, M.Hemalatha. “Determination of sulfadiazine residues by HPLC-technique in wild and cultured fishes of Nellore, Andhra pradesh” at National seminar on Emerging trends in Enviornmental science and Technology from 14-15th March, 2014.
10. Anu prasanna Vankara, M.Hemalatha, C.Srinivasa Kalyan & C.Vijayalakshmi.“Spectrum of Helminth parasites in the Edible freshwater fishes of River Godavari, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh” at ‘National Conference on Environmental protection and Management’ from 13-14th February, 2014
11. Mani Gudivada, Anu prasanna Vankara & C.Vijayalakshmi. “Community Structure of metazoan parasites of Marine Thread fin fish, Polydactylus sextarius (Bloch & Schneider,1801) from Visakhapatnam Coast, Bay of Bengal” at ‘National Conference on Environmental protection and Management’ from 13-14th February, 2014
12. C.Srinivasa Kalyan, M.Hemalatha, Anu prasanna Vankara & J.Vijayakumar. “Isolation and characterization of heavy metal resistant bacteria in Hussain sagar Lake, Hyderabad” at ‘National Conference on Environmental protection and Management’ from 13-14th February, 2014
13. M.Hemalatha, Anu prasanna Vankara and C.Srinivasa Kalyan. “Study on infestation od wildcaught frogs of Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh by multiple species of Metazoan parasites” at ‘National Conference on Environmental protection and Management’ from 13-14th February, 2014
14. Anu prasanna Vankara, M.Hemalatha, C.Srinivasa Kalyan & C.Vijayalakshmi. “Molecular characterization of Lytocestus spp. (Eucestoda: Caryophyllidea) from Clarias batrachus (Linn.) of River Goidavari, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh” at ‘National Seminar on Emerging trends in Genetics and Genomics Research’ from 12-13th February, 2014.
15. Anu prasanna Vankara, M.Hemalatha, C.Srinivasa Kalyan & C.Vijayalakshmi. “Metazoan parasite fauna of Clarias batrachus (Linn.) of River Godavari with the description of a new species of Digenean, Phyllodistomum batrachii sp.nov.” at Interantional Conference on “Biodiversity, Bioresources and Biotechnology” from 30-31 January, 2014. (Oral)
Conference/symposia/workshop organized (during the last five years):
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Other Information (books, patents, collaborations etc.):
Chapters in Books:
“Community ecology of metazoan parasites in two species of Mystus from River Godavari, Andhra Pradesh, India.” Chapter 18 page no.177-205. In the book entitled “Biodiversity and bioprospects: Indian scenario and perspective” Today and tomorrow’s printer and publishers. ISBN 81-7019-602-6