Dr. Anandkumar K graduated at Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning with a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Biosciences in 1999 and an M.Sc. in Biosciences in 2001. He then went on to pursue his doctorate in the field of Molecular Virology. He obtained his doctorate degree for his work in the area of Optimization of DNA Vaccines from Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research. He served as a Communicator, Self-Expression and Leadership Program (SELP) at Landmark Worldwide. Landmark Worldwide is an international personal and professional growth, training and development company, that helps people to produce personal, professional and organizational breakthroughs. He joined his Alma mater as Assistant Professor, Department of Biosciences, in Sept 2014.
Besides the academic curriculum, he is engaged in teaching Personal Excellence, Philosophy, Indian Culture, Spirituality and Environmental sciences to the undergraduate students. He is also in charge of the Self-reliance team – Art Gallery Department, which is actively involved in various ‘arts and crafts’ activities at the campus. He guides the background SETS work for the Campus Drama which is staged as part of the Annual Sports and Cultural Meet. He is an Associate Vibrionics Practitioner with the International Association of Sai Vibrionics Practitioners (IASVP).
Areas of Teaching
Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Bioanalytical techniques, Biostatistics, Human Excellence
microRNAs as potential biomarker for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) – Development of microRNAs as potential biomarker(s) for CAD and explore the utility of specific microRNAs as reliable prognostic markers to predict CAD progression in young Indian population
Current Ph.D. Supervision
Sri Mukkirla Bhargava Sai (Molecular Biology)