Bhavana is a Postgraduate in Biochemistry from Kuvempu University. She has the experience of working on drug discovery from natural sources using Saccharomyces cerevisiae Yeast as a model organism when she was a Project Fellow in a UGC sponsored major research project at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pondicherry Central University, Pondicherry. While at Pondicherry, she gained significant research experience in identifying molecular targets for anti-cancer drugs using Yeast knockout library. She has also worked in a KSCSTE sponsored project that focused on Medicinal Plants and Inflammation Research at School of Biosciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala and has also contributed considerably to various other collaborative projects. She has more than four years of research experience and is currently working as a Project Fellow in an Indo – French project funded by CEFIPRA. Her research interests include Cancer genomics, Biology of Neurodegenerative disorders and Drug discovery.
Cell And Molecular Biology