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Bengaluru, KA, India
Posted:
August 21, 2012

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Shivani Nadaf Naghnoor

Date of Birth: 19/02/1985

Address: ‘White House’

No. 26, 5th Main,

Jayamahal Extension

Bangalore. – 560046.

Contacts: Home: +91-080-********

Mobile: +91-988*******

Email: o7znn6@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION:

MASTER OF BIOTECHNOLOGY: [ADVANCED] February 2008 – December 2009.

ASSIGNMENTS:

Regulatory Issues in Biotechnology:

Institute: School of chemical and biological science: The University of Queensland.

Skills acquired:

• Research on case study of failed compliance in biotechnology, my case study was on bovine somatotrophin hormone being administered to cows which helps to improve the nutrient content of milk and yield larger quantities of milk.

• The result was there were side effects such as mastitis in cows which is a disease which affects the udder of cows.

Intellectual Property in Biotechnology:

Institute: School of chemical and biological science: The University of Queensland.

Skills acquired:

• Studied the methods of patenting genes in plasmids.

• Identified software which aides in patenting genes on plasmids using the Derwent Innovation Index.

RESEARCH PROJECTS:

Masters Project:

Double encapsulation of fish oil using Spray Aerosol system to produce microgels, with alginate as coating agent followed by double coating with chitosan.

Institute: School of land, crop and food sciences: The University of Queensland

Skills acquired:

• Preparing emulsions of fish oil with lecithin, encapsulation, and pasteurisation tests to check for stability of fish oil.

• My sample was video graphed and considered for a journal

Masters Project:

Measuring Total Phenolic Content [TPC], and free radical scavenging activity in different varieties of apples [Red delicious, royal gala and granny smith.]

Institute: School of land, crop and food sciences: The University of Queensland .

Skills acquired:

• Extraction of phenolics using extraction methods like homogenisation and liquid nitrogen. Spectrophotometric analysis to measure the absorbance. Microsoft excel to calculate the total phenolics and antioxidant activity.

FOOD MICROBIOLOGY EXPERIMENTS:

Institute: School of land, crop and food sciences: The University of Queensland

Skills acquired:

• Microbiological testing of contamination using haemocytometer, ELISA [Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay] and Luminometer.

LITERATURE REVIEWS:

Institute: School of chemical and biological science: The University of Queensland.

• Adoption and acreage of genetically modified crops in developed and developing countries.

• Various tests conducted to detect genetically modified crops. [ ELISA, PCR]

• Production of bio-diesel using genetically modified crops.

My literature review report on adoption and acreage of genetically modified crops was greatly appreciated by my supervisor Dr Ross Barnard and my report was circulated to other students of biotechnology.

FIELD EXCURSIONS:

Institiute: School of land, crop and food science and school of chemical and biological science: The University of Queensland.

• XXXX Brewery

• Health World probiotic company

• Sirromet Winery.

BACHELOR OF BIOTECHNOLOGY WITH CHEMISTRY AND ZOOLOGY AS ELECTIVES: June 2004- May 2007.

Institute: Mount Carmel College [Bangalore]

Skills acquired:

• Staining mammalian cells to observe foetal development, testing contamination of water using BOD [Biological Oxygen Demand] method, plant tissue culture techniques using MB and MS media, fermentation of cheese, yogurt,wine, studied morphology of bones and conducted experiments to study the anatomy of human body using animal models.

PRE- UNIVERSITY DEGREE: MAJORING IN SCIENCE WITH PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY, BIOLOGY AND HOME SCIENCE AS ELECTIVES. [June 2002- May 2004]

Institute: Mount Carmel College [Bangalore]

SECONDARY SCHOOL LEAVING CERTIFICATE [SSLC] [June 2001- March 2002]

Institute: Prasiddhi High School [ Bangalore]

WORK EXPERIENCE:

RESEARCH ASSISTANT AND FIELD ATTENDANT [June 2011- December 2011]

Institute: UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES (GKVK) BANGALORE:

Skills acquired:

• Tissue culture techniques: Preparation of media such as ( Liquid Nutrient Medium),( Murashige and Skoog media), Yeast and Tryptone media.

• Agarose Gel Electrophoresis

• Competent cell preparation using Transformation and Storage buffer

• Stress experiments on tomato, sunflower and groundnut seeds, and the stress experiments performed are salt stress, kanamycin stress, temperature induced response and osmotic stress.

• Extraction of genomic DNA and Polymerase Chain Reaction.

• Maintenance of plasmid and primer stocks.

ACADEMIC RECORDS:

• Master of biotechnology: Grade acquired- GDP- 5/7

• Bachelor of biotechnology: Grade acquired- First class

• Pre- University Examinations: Grade acquired- First class

• SSLC examinations: Grade acquired- First class

NON- ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS:

• Won prizes for essay writing competition.

• I had written an article about My Life Down Under for and Indian magazine called Women’s era and my article was published.

PUBLICATION:

Poster Presentation: Lack of Clean Drinking Water in Developing Countries published in Mendeley journal in the year 2008.

OTHER ACTIVITIES:

Member of organization Campus Christian Movement in Brisbane called Hope Brisbane which supports underprivileged children during an event called ‘Christmas for Kids’ (February 2008- December 2009 )

Member of organization called Hope Bangalore in India ( February 2010- present) which supports underprivileged children during an event called ‘Christmas for Kids’.

OTHER SKILLS:

Computing: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.

Languages: English [First Language], Tamil [Mother Tongue], Hindi, Kannada and French [moderate].

INTERESTS:

• Wildlife and nature

• Travelling

• Music: Indian classical and vocal music

• Favourite Channel: Discovery and National Geographic.

• Reading scientific journals

Referees

• Professor Daryl Joyce

Director of

The Centre for Native Floriculture

School of Land, Crop and Food Sciences

The University of Queensland

Gatton Campus.

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Telephone +61 7 5460 1725

Facsimile + 61 7 5460 1112

• Professor Ross Barnard

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Telephone: 07 3365 4612

The University of Queensland

School of Chemical and Biological Sciences

• Professor Bhesh Bhandari

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Telephone: 07 3346 9192

Organizational Unit- University of Queensland : School of Land Crop and Food

Sciences

• Professor Nataraja Karaba N

Department of Crop Physiology

University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore- 560065

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