Dr. B E Pradeep joined the Dept. of Biosciences, SSSIHL as an Assistant Professor in 2011. Pradeep Completed his Ph.D. (Dr. rer. Nat.) in 2010 under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Med. Christoph Klein, Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Hannover Medical School, Germany. Subsequently, He worked as a research associate in the Dept. of Biosciences, SSSIHL. He received his B.Sc. (Hons) and M.Sc. in Biosciences from Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning.
In addition to his teaching and research activities, Dr. Pradeep is the member secretary of the Institutional Ethics Committee, SSSIHL and Laboratory Safety Officer for the Prasanthi Nilayam campus.
Areas of Teaching
Molecular Biology, Microbiology
Microbiology (acquisition of antimicrobial resistance determinants and their dissemination among clinically relevant pathogenic bacteria), Regenerative Medicine (Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation), Tissue Engineering
Current Ph.D. Supervision
Sri Balaram Khamari (Molecular Microbiology, Antimicrobial Resistance)
Sri Manmath Lama (Molecular Microbiology, Bacterial Genomics)
Sri Pachi Pulusu Chankya (Molecular Microbiology, Antimicrobial resistance, Genomics)
Sri Arun Sai Kumar Peketi (Understanding the mechanisms of Colistin resistancee in Bacteria)
Current Research Projects
Grant for Infrastructural Support to the Department of Biosciences
UGC SAP DRS III – ₹111 Lakhs (2018-2023)
Mechanism of resistance involved in the emergence of nitrofurantoin resistance among uropathogenic enterobacteriaceae
Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) – ₹60 Lakhs (2020-2021)