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Timings : Monday to Saturay - 10 AM to 5 PM

Dr. D. Vijaya Lakshmi

Dr. D. Vijaya Lakshmi
Associate Professor

M.Sc., Ph.D., Adv. Dip. Bioinformatics.
Department of Microbiology
Yogi Vemana University
Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Ph.D. (1999) – Department of Microbiology, Kakatiya University, Warangal, India.

PDF/Teaching Experience

• Associate Professor in Microbiology, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa: April 2020 – Till date.
• Assistant Professor in Microbiology, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa: April- 2008 – April 2020.
• Lecturer (UG), Department of Microbiology, Kavitha Memorial UG & P.G. College, (Affiliated to Kakatiya University), Khammam: October 1994 - 9 th April, 2008.

Administrative Experience

• Coordinator, Department of Microbiology, YVU, Kadapa (2016 - 2018) .
• Deputy Warden, University Hostels, YVU,Kadapa (2010 - 2012) .
• Coordinator, Development section , YVU, Kadapa (2013 - 2014) .
• Coordinator, Establishment section, YVU, Kadapa (2014 - 2016) .
• Member, BOS- Department of Microbiology, YVU, Kadapa (2016 – Till to date) .
• Chairman, BOS- Department of Psychology (22 -01-2021 – Till to date) .
• University Nominee for BOS,UG-Microbiology- SKR & SKR Women Degree College, Kadapa (2017-2020) .
• University Nominee for BOS, UG- Biochemistry, SKR & SKR Women Degree College, Kadapa (2017-2020) .
• Member, BOS, UG- Osmania Women Degree College, Kurnool (2019 – Till to date) .
• Member, BOS, UG- Silver Jubilee College, Kurnool (2019 – Till to date) .
Member, IQAC,Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa (Feb.2020 to Till date.

Research Projects

• Microbial Consortia for effective decolorization and biodegradation of Anthraquinone dyes. Sponsored by DBT,New Delhi, India – Total Project Outlay: Rs. 32,21,600/-.
• Detection and evaluation of Candida sps isolated from oral infections of Diabetic subjects by molecular genetic methods. Sponsored by UGC, New Delhi – Total Project Outlay: Rs.11,60,800/-.

Research Students

Ph.D Awarded

B. Aruna | Microbial consortia for effective decolorization and degradation of Anthraquinone dyes | October, 2016.
L. Ratna Sylviya | Detection and evaluation of Candida sps isolate from oral infections of Diabetic subjects by molecular genetic methods | May, 2017.

Ph.D Pursuing


Achievements / Awards : 02

• Associate Fellow Award- Andhra Pradesh Akademi Of Sciences-2018.
• International Education Excellence Award—International day of Education 2021 by Center for Professional Advancement on 26 Jan 2021(Medical Microbiology).

Research Publications in National & International SCI Journals : 29

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Number of Book Chapters (National / International) : 01
Number of Books Published (National / International) : 02
Number of Conference / Symposia Organized : 02
Number of Conference / Symposia Attended : 50
Membership in Prestigious Academic Bodies

• Life Member of Indian Immunological society.
• Life Member of The Association of Microbiologists of India.

Reviewed Research Papers of Various Scientific Journals

• Medical microbiology.
• Biochemistry.
• Microbial Technology.

Ph.D. Thesis Adjudication

Ph.D thesis submitted to various universities like: Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur; Sri Padmavathi Mahila Viswa Vidyalayam, Tirupati, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, etc were adjudicated.

Medical Microbiology; Molecular biology& Bioinformatics; Microbial Biotechnology.

  • Vemanapuram, Kadapa, Y.S.R Kadapa, A.P., India.
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What they say?


I am indebted to the faculty of the University, who inculcated scientific temper and research aptitude and I think YVU is a happening place for qualitative research.

Anand Kumar
Ph.D. in Biotechnology

The academic ambience and infrastructure of the University are the hallmarks, I consider myself to be lucky to be here and I foresee a bright future in pursuit of Science.

Shaik Fasiha Begam
M.Sc. in Physics

Yogi Vemana University is certainly a hub for meaningful research activities. Research in social sciences here bears contemporary relevance and addresses societal problems.

Varikunta Sailaja
Ph.D. in English

Yogi Vemana University installed faith in me to explore new avenues in liberal arts which mates us more humane and civilized.

Karanam Saiteja