Education and Training

Undergraduate Degree

BT in Biotechnology - SASTRA University, Tanjore, India

Graduate Degree

MS in Infectious Disease with a concentration in Molecular Microbiology and Immunology - Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Research Technician II

Departments and Services




Mahadevan Venkitasubramani, Smruthi Ganesh and Vadivel Vellingiri; ‘Optimization of recovery of antioxidants from coconut shell using Response Surface Methodology’; J. Biomed. Ther. Sci., 2017, 4(1), 27-33.


Smruthi Ganesh, Mahadevan Venkitasubramani, Vadivel Vellingiri; ‘Docking Studies on Anti-Diabetic Molecular Targets of Phytochemical Compounds of Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels, Asian J. of Pharmaceutical and clinical research, Vol 9(3), 2016.

Smruthi Ganesh, Mahadevan Venkitasubramani, Vadivel Vellingiri; ‘Antidiabetic Potential of Selected Indian Traditional Medicinal Plants - An Updated Review’, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research (JPSR), Vol 8(10), 2016.

Awards and Honors

2017, Dean's scholarship, SASTRA University