Personal Profile

Dr.Ananthasubramanian M

Academic Title: Professor
Dept. of Biotechnology,
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.
Date of Joining: 15/09/2000
Educational Qualification(s): B.Sc ( Zoology ) - University of Madras - 1989
M.Sc ( Applied Microbiology ) - Bharathiar University - 1991
Ph.D ( Biology Biomedical Life Sciences ) - Dr ALM PGIBMS - 01/10/1997

Biology Biomedical Life Sciences ( Biology Biomedical Life Sciences ) - University of Madras - 01/10/1997

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In Brief

Ananthasubramanian obtained his PhD from Dr ALMPGIBMS . He has 25 years of experience in teaching. Specialized in the field of infection biology his research interest spans over Multidrug resistance, Quorum Sensing, Biofilms & antibacterial scaffold. He has developed dielectrophoretic principle based cell sorter with the support from INUP program of IISc Bengaluru and DBT, Government of India. His team also has developed scaffold for bone implants using rapid prototyping and developed a soft DNA printing system for DNA microarray chip fabrication using EWOD. He has lead and completed projects supported by DBT, DST and UGC

Subject Expertise

Molecular Pathogenesis
Biomaterials and Artifical Organs
General Microbiology
Tissue Engineering

Research Area

BioMems and Bio Sensors
Tissue Engineering
Diagnostic devices
Insertion sequence based typing of Drug resistant clinical pathogens
Molecular epidemiology

Professional Experience:


Head of the Department of Microbiology, Hindusthan College of Arts & Science, Kelambakkan Chennai, during ( 18/06/1996 - 12/06/1999 )


Life Member - Institute of smart structure and system, Bangalore

International & National Journals

S.No. Journal Paper Title Year Role Volume
1 Biomass Conversion And Biorefinery Influence of pre-treatment processes on the purity and characteristics of silica extracted from rice husk 2023 Main Author
2 CHEMICAL ENGINEERING AND PROCESSING Process intensification in separation and recovery of biogenic volatile fatty acid obtained through acidogenic fermentation of organics-rich substrates 2021 Co Author 169
3 BIOINTERPHASES Behavior of Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains on the nanopillar topography of dragonfly (Pantala flavescens) wing under flow conditions 2021 Main Author 5
4 Study and analysis of different parameters affecting the fabrication of electrowetting-on-dielectric (EWOD) actuated micropipettes 2021 Co Author 10
5 AMB Express Survival strategy of Pseudomonas aeruginosa on the nanopillar topography of dragonfly (Pantala flavescens) wing 2020 Co Author 0
6 Anti-Infective Agents Coexistence of Metallo Beta Lactamase Resistant Gene Variants Among Clinical Isolates in Tertiary Care Hospital 2019 Co Author 18
7 Microsystem Technologies Microfluidic platform for dielectrophoretic separation of bio-particles using serpentine microelectrodes 2018 Co Author
8 Journal of Materials Research Post-process composition and biological responses of laser sintered PMMA and β-TCP composites 2018 Co Author 33
9 Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering Optimization of the configuration of porous bone scaffolds made of Polyamide/Hydroxyapatite composites using Selective Laser Sintering for tissue engineering applications 2018 Co Author 29
10 Indian Journal of Biotechnology Insertion sequence based analysis of clinical isolates with NDM (blaNDM-1) resistance 2017 Co Author
11 Biomedicine Comparative study of Conventional and Rapid Prototyping Technique for the Fabrication of Porous Scaffold for Tissue Engineering Applications 2016 Main Author 36
12 Microsystem Technologies Design, Simulation and Fabrication of MEMS based Dielectrophoretic Separator for Bio-particles 2016 Main Author
13 Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research Growth Kinetics and stability assessment of siphoviridae like campylobacter phages 2016 Main Author 8
14 Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology Analysis and fabrication of polyamide/hydroxypatite porous structured scaffold using selective laser sintering method for bio-medical applications 2016 Main Author 30
15 Trends in Biomaterials and Artificial Organs: An International Journal Relevance of Surface Asperities in Scheming Cellular Attachment to Minimize Biomaterial Associated Infections 2015 Main Author 29
16 Biomedical Research Conceptual Design and Fabrication of Porous Structured Scaffold for Tissue Engineering Applications 2015 Main Author
17 Journal of Membrane Biology Effect of biotin and galactose functionalized gelatin nanofiber membrane on HEp-2 cell attachment and cytotoxicity 2014 Main Author
18 Trends in Biomaterials and Artificial Organs: An International Journal Nano-rough Topography of the Scaffold Enhances Osteoblast Attachment: A Review 2014 Main Author
19 BioNanoscience Electrokinetics of Cells in Dielectrophoretic separation: A Biological Perspective 2014 Main Author
20 Indian Journal of Fiber and Textile Research Effect of sonication on bioscouring of organic cotton through mixed enzymatic system – Neural network approach 2013 Main Author
21 Brazilian Journal of Microbiology Characterization and lytic activity of Pseudomonas fluorescens phages from sewage 2012 Main Author
22 The Journal of the Textile Institute Prediction of optimum process parameters to achieve eco-friendly desizing of organic cotton fabrics with indigenously produced alpha-amylase and their enzyme kinetics 2012 Main Author
23 Journal of Natural Fibers Prediction and Process Optimization of Bioscouring and Organic Cotton Fabrics through Specific Mixed Enzymatic System using Artificial Neural Network (ANN) 2012 Main Author
24 Journal of Textile, Apparel Technology and Management Neural Network approach for optimizing the bioscouring performance of Organic cotton fabric through Aerodynamic system 2012 Main Author 12
25 Indian Journal of Fiber and Textile research Prediction and process optimization of pectinolytic reaction on organic cotton fabrics for bioscouring with alkaline pectinase 2012 Main Author
26 Journal of Textile and Apparel Technology and management Biovision in Textile wet processing industry – Technological challenges 2011 Main Author
27 Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology Assessment of pheromone response in biofilm forming clinical isolates of high level gentamicin resistant Enterococcus faecalis. 2008 Main Author
28 Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology Rota virus infection among infants and young children in Chennai, South India 2004 Main Author

International & National Conferences

S.No. Conference Title Paper Title Date Role Organized By
1 2020 International Conference on Recent Trends on Electronics, Information, Communication & Technology (RTEICT 2020) Challenges and Complexities in Fabrication of Nano-dispensing Electrowetting-on-Dielectric actuated Glass Micropipettes 12-11-2020 Co Author Bangalore
2 International conference on Antimicrobial resistance Comparitive Genome analysis for NDM resistance 19-01-2018 Co Author
3 National conference on Innovations in apparel Manufacturing, Quality and Management (IAQM 2013) Eco-friendly approach to improve biopreparation of organic cotton textiles through aerodynamic system 22-10-2013 Co Author

Books Published

S.No. Publisher Title Year Role Edition
1 Woodhead Publications India Pvt Ltd, India Bioprocessing of Textiles 2014 Co Author 1


S.No. Title Author Nature Date
1 Microalgae as Sustainable Producers of Bioplastic.
Tharani D, JRF
Dr.Ananthasubramanian M
Chapter 20-01-2020
2 Bioprocessing of Natural Plant Cellulosic Polymer Material
Dr.Ananthasubramanian M
Dr.Vigneswaran C, FAT
Dr.Kandha Vadivu P, FAT
Chapter 26-10-2015

Special Lectures Delivered

S.No. Event Topic Organizer From To
2 NATIONAL ONLINE SUMMER SCHOOL ON BIOTECHNOLOGY Microbiome and Metagenomics St. Mary's College Thoothukudi 01/07/2021 28/07/2021

Programmes Organised

S.No. Title of the Programme From To Sponsoring Agency No. of Audience
1 Online FDP on Learner Centric Pedagogy for Classroom and Online Teaching 22-11-2022 26-11-2022 PSG Centre for Academic Research and Excellence 61
2 Biologics and Biosimilars 28-08-2020 29-08-2020 -
3 MicroRNAs in Alzheimers diesease - Potential diagnostic and regulatory molecules 15-07-2020 15-07-2020 -
4 What can you do with a biotech degree? 14-07-2020 14-07-2020 -
5 Doctoral studies in IITs and interdisciplinary research 13-07-2020 13-07-2020 -
6 Opportunities for Biotech Graduates in the Government sector 13-07-2020 13-07-2020 -
7 Masters in Germany 10-07-2020 10-07-2020 -
8 Biomaterial interfaces - A sweet spot for application oriented research and product development 27-06-2020 27-06-2020 -
9 Biomaterial interfaces - A sweet spot for application oriented research and product development 27-06-2020 27-06-2020 -
10 Indo - Israel International Conference on Sustainable Cities 28-01-2020 29-01-2020 TAU & ARO, Israel ,5 lacs 150
11 Industry Academia Workshop – Progress in solar fuels and plant-microbe based methods for wastewater treatment towards circular economy 12-10-2019 12-10-2019 Royal Academy of Engineering, Newton-Bhabha Fund, UK 63
12 Innovations in Bioprocess & Bioproduct Development 12-04-2018 13-04-2018 -
13 Cancer Metastasis 21-08-2017 26-08-2017 GIAN 60
14 FDP on system biology 21-10-2013 27-10-2013 TEQIP II 40

Programmes Attended

S.No. Title of the Programme From To Organized by Sponsoring Agency
1 Professional Development Training Programme for Faculty & Administrators of Project Institutions 15/03/2021 17/07/2021 IIM Vizakapattinam National Project Implementation Unit, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India
2 International Workshop on Antimicrobial Agents 06/11/2007 08/11/2007 JNU INSA

Awards and Achievements

S.No. Title of the Award Awarded By Date of Achievement
1 Lady TATA Memorial Award LAdy TATA Memorial Trust 10/10/1994

Doctoral Guidance / Supervision : Completed

S.No. Name of the Candidate Title of the Thesis Date of Completion
1 Banu Pradeepa
Study on survival mechanisms of Pseudomonas aeruginosa on nanopillar topography of dragon fly (PANTALA FLAVESCENS) wing 25-08-2021

Doctoral Guidance / Supervision : In Progress

S.No. Name of the Candidate Area of Research
1 Tharani D

Sponsored Research Projects

S.No. Title of the Project Sponsoring Agency Role
1 Technology Innovation Hub (National Mission - ICPS) DST Co Investigator
2 Development of soft printing system for DNA microarray chip fabrication using EWOD DBT Principal Investigator
3 Development of porous structured scaffold for bone implants DST Principal Investigator
4 Fabrication of a Dielectrophoretic Bioparticle Seperator Ministry of Communication and IT under INUP program Principal Investigator
5 Clonal Diversity in high level gentamicin resistant enterococcus faecalis UGC Principal Investigator