Yenepoya Research Centre

Dr. Rekha P. D.

Dr. Rekha
  • Designation: Professor and Deputy Director
  • Research Areas: Quorum sensing, Microbial biofilm, Biopolymers, Cancer biology, Urinary microbiome, Urolithiasis, Biofuel, Phytomedicine, Nanotechnology, Microbial metabolites
  • Phone: +91-9741501821
  • E-mail: rekhapd@hotmail.com, dydirectoryrc@yenepoya.edu.in
  • Awards and Recognitions

  • Outstanding Researcher Award-2009, NCHU, Taiwan
  • Appreciation Certificate for Significant Research Contribution to the NCHU, 2009, Taiwan
  • Research paper published in Applied Soil Ecology has been listed as “ top 25 most downloaded” since publication in 2006
  • Recipient of First rank and Gold Medal- MSc Biosciences, Mangalore University, India
  • Summer Training Fellowship-RRL (CSIR) Trivandrum, 1993
  • Professional experience

  • Professor and Deputy Director (Oct 2010-till date) - Yenepoya Research Centre, Yenepoya University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Senior Scientific Officer (Oct 2009-Sept 2010) - Yenepoya Research Centre, Yenepoya University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Scientific Officer (Apr 2009-Oct 2009) - Yenepoya Research Centre, Yenepoya University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Postdoctoral Researcher (Jul 2004-Jan 2009) - Department of Soil and Environmental Science, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
  • Research associate (Jan 2003-Apr 2003) - Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, India and Board of Research on Nuclear Sciences, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India
  • Junior Researcher (Aug 1994-Oct 1996) - Dept. of Biosciences, Mangalore University, India & DANIDA-DEE, Denmark