Dr. Rajesh P. Shastry

Dr. Rajesh
  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Research Areas: Biotechnological applications of microbial enzymes, Quorum sensing and quenching, Structural biology, Microbial ecology, Food Microbiology, Control of human pathogens, Protein crystallography and Structural enzymology, Bioengineering, Nano-biotechnology, Microbiome
  • E-mail: rpshastry@gmail.com

Awards and Recognitions

  • Cambridge-Hamied Visiting Fellowship (2018) funded by University of Cambridge, U.K.
  • Newton Bhabha PhD Placement (2016) funded by DST, New Delhi and British Council, U.K.
  • DST INSPIRE Fellowship (2011) funded by Department of Science and Technology, DST, New-Delhi
  • First Rank with Gold Medal (2010) in M.Sc., Microbiology from Mangalore University, Mangaluru

Professional experience

  • Assistant Professor(Apr 2018-till date) - Yenepoya Research Centre, Yenepoya University, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Lecturer (Sept 2016- Mar 2018)- Department of Studies in Microbiology, University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore
  • Visiting Scientist (2016) - Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, U.K.
  • Project fellow (2011) - DOS in Microbiology, University of Mysore, Mysore, Karnataka, India
  • R&D officer (2009-2010) - Genovo Development Service limited (Medreich Limited), Bangaluru, India