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Study director in GLP studies

October 25, 2016

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Curriculum vitae

Gande Naveen Kumar

Current position : Scientist

Date of Birth : 24-03-1981

Nationality : Indian

Marital Status : Married

Mobile : +91-997*******

Email address :

Current address : Liveon Biolabs Pvt. Ltd.


Karnataka, India.


To be a good researcher with an organization that gives me scope to update my knowledge and skills accordance with latest technologies and be a part of team that is dynamic is at the cutting edge of research in science.


From Nov 2014 to till date -Working as a Scientist at Liveon Biolabs Pvt. Ltd., Tumkur, Karnataka.

From Sept 2013 to Nov 2014 – Worked as a Senior Research Fellow in Department of AICRP on Sunflower, UAS GKVK Bangalore.

From Mar 2010 to Mar 2013 – Worked as a Senior Research Fellow in Department of Plant Biotechnology, UAS GKVK Bangalore.

From Jun 2008 to May 2009 - Worked as a research trainee in Barwale Foundation on “Utilization of marker assisted selection for screening Bacterial Blight resistant genes in rice” (


2010-2016 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Biotechnology from Karpagam University, Coimbatore, India

Thesis Title: Identification and validation of candidate gene markers for zinc content in grains of rice (Oryza sativa L.) grown under aerobic condition.

2006-2008 Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Biotechnology from Jawaharlal Nehru

Technological University, Hyderabad, India

Thesis Title: Pyramiding of Bacterial Leaf Blight (BLB) resistant genes in to parental lines of hybrid rice. (Distinction with 74.6%)

2003-2005 Masters of Science (M.Sc) in Microbiology at Kakatiya University, India Thesis Title: Isolation of antibiotic producing bacteria from compost soil. (First class with 61%)


Designing of study Protocols, sponsor communications, report generation in compliance regulatory guidelines

Handling the data and ensure timely documentation of studies and managing the team.

SOP’s preparation and Interpretation of results using statistical analysis.

Acute toxicity studies and Sub acute toxicity studies in rodents

Intracutaneous reactivity test

Skin sensitization test

Establishing various animal models for efficacy studies


Acute toxicity studies and Sub acute toxicity studies in rodents

Acute systemic toxicity test

Abnormal toxicity test

Streptozotocin induced diabetic study

Conducting collagenase / FCA induced osteoarthritis study

Wound healing study


Administration of test item through various routes in Rodents

Blood collection through Retro Orbital plexus in rodents and Ear Marginal Vein in Rabbits

Necropsy and Organ collection from rodents

Handling of PCR, Electrophoresis

Plant Genotyping and Marker Assisted Selection (MAS) (Comfort in handling of molecular marker such as SSR and Candidate gene for screening the germplasm and mapping population for Disease resistant and parental selection for breeding program)

Plant Pathology (Isolation, culturing and maintenance of bacterial leaf blight races and blast pathogen from various hot spots)

Bioinformatics (Designing of candidate gene primers using NCBI/primer3)


Headed for NABL accreditation process (Audit Completed successfully)

Took lead for ISO certification and got certified for 9001:2008.

Gave support for AAALAC certification in technical aspects and got certified

Took lead to membership of various scientific bodies (LASA membership) and AOT, SOT and Institute of Microbiology under progress.

SOPs and related documents preparation for GLP accreditation process

Involved in project submissions to various government bodies (DBT, BIRAC)

Document support for approval of DSIR certification


Expertise of using MS office, Excel and PowerPoint for making reports and analysis


1.Naveen Kumar G, S. Rakhi, D.Berhanu, G. Veeresh, Patil K.G, Prakash N.B and Shashidhar H.E*. “Assessment of Genetic Variability for grain iron content in rice (Oryza sativa L.) germplasm accessions and identification of transgressant lines.” Indian Journal of Plant Genetic Resources, (2014) 27(2):117-122.

2.Naveen K.G, P.J Kundur, R. Soman, R. Ambati, Ashwathanarayana R, B.D. Bekele, Shashidhar H. E*, “Identification of putative candidate gene markers for grain zinc content using recombinant inbred lines (RIL) population of IRRI38 X Jeerigesanna” African. J. Biotec, (2014), 13(5):657-663.

3.Naveen K.G, R. Soman, P. J Kundur, R. Amabti, B.D. Bekele and Shashidhar H E*. “Evaluation of Recombinant Inbred Lines of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) For Grain Zinc Content, Yield Related Traits and Identification of Transgressant Lines Grown Under Aerobic Conditions” AJEBS, (2013), 4(4): 567-574

4.Rakhi.S*, Naveen K.G, P. J Kundur, R. Ambati, Ashwathanarayana R, B.D. Bekele and Shashidhar H.E. “Identification and Validation of Putative Candidate Gene Markers For Grain Iron Content in Recombinant Inbred Lines of Rice (Oryza sativa.L)”. Int. J. Agri. Inno. Res, (2014), 3(3) 923-930.

5.Rakhi .S, Naveen Kumar G, R. Ambati, P. J Kundur, Ashwathanarayana R, B. D. Bekele and Shashidhar H.E*, “Genetic variability and correlation studies for grain iron concentration and yield related traits in recombinant inbred lines of rice (Oryza sativa L.) grown under aerobic condition” Int. J. Current Research, (2014), 6(3): 5869-5874.

6.Berhanu D.B*, S.Rakhi, G.K.Naveen, P.J.Kundur and H.E.Shashidhar. Estimation of genetic variability and correlation studies for grain zinc concentrations and yield related traits in selected rice (Oryza sativa L.) genotypes. AJEBS, (2013), 4(3): 345-351

7.Berhanu D.B*, G.K.Naveen, S.Rakhi and H.E.Shashidhar. Genetic Evaluation of Recombinant Lines of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) for Grain Zinc Concentrations, Yield Related Traits and Identification of Associated SSR markers in Pakistan j. Bio.Sci, (2013), 16(23):1714-1721.

8.M.L Shanti*, V.V. Shenoy, G.Lalitha Devi, V.M.kumar, P.Premalatha, G.Naveen Kumar, H.E Shashidhar, U.B Zehr and W.H freeman “Marker assisted breeding for Resistant to Bacterial Leaf Blight in popular cultivar and parental lines of hybrid rice” in Journal of Plant pathology (2010), 92 (2): 495-501.

9.Lalitha S.M*, Lalitha Devi G, Naveen Kumar G and Shashidhar H.E. Molecular Marker-Assisted Selection: A tool for insulating parental lines of hybrid rice against bacterial leaf blight in International Journal of Plant Pathology 1 (3): 114-123, 2010

10.Lalitha S.M*, Shenoy V V, Lalitha Devi G., Mohan Kumar Varma, Premalatha P., Naveen Kumar G and Shashidhar H.E. “Introgression of effective bacterial blight resistant genes into cultivars and hybrid rice parental lines” in ORYZA(Online journal).


1) PVC tubes to characterize roots and shoots to complement field plant productivity studies. H.E. Shashidhar, H.S.V.Gowda, G.M. Raveendra, P. Kundur, Naveen G. K, N. Suprabha, Preethi U and R. Sonam, 2012. METHODOLOGIES FOR ROOT DROUGHT STUDIES IN RICE. pp: 15-21.

2) Breeding for Drought Resistance Using Whole Plant Architecture-Conventional and Molecular Approach. H.E. Shashidhar, A. Kanbar, M. Toorchi, G.M. Raveendra, P. Kundur, H.S. Vimarsh, R.Soman, Naveen G. K, Berhanu D. B and P. Bhavani, 2013. In PLANT BREEDING FROM LABORATORIES TO FIELDS. Chapter 6, pp: 151-166.


Poster presented in International conference on “Screening and characterization of rice genotypes for micronutrient” on 23rd March 2011 at Hyderabad.


Participated international workshop on comprehensive toxicology (IW-CT-2015) organized by AOT in Bengaluru held from 27th July 2015 to 31st July 2015.

Participated National level workshop on “Bioprocess Engineering” conducted by JNTU in Dec 2006 at Hyderabad.

National Conference on “Through the genetic bottleneck: Discovery and utilization of wild alleles for crop improvement” at ANGRAU, Hyderabad on April-2008.


1)Dr.H.E Shashidhr

Professor, Genetics &Plant Breeding,

Department of Plant Biotechnology,

UAS, GKVK, Bangalore - 65.

Mobile no:+91-988*******



Associate Professor,

Dept of AICRP on Sunflower,

UAS, GKVK, Bangalore-65.

Mobile: 094********.



I hereby declare that all the information above furnished is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Place: Tumakuru

Date: 25 October 2016 GANDE NAVEEN KUMAR

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