Staff Profile - CMPR

Dr. S. Sadheeshna Kumari (Scientist)

Crop Improvement and Biotechnology

Centre for Medicinal Plants Research

Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal

e-mail: sathi.mcc@gmail.com, sathi.mcc@cmpr-avs.in

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Mobile :82813326062


Academic profile

M.Sc. (Botany), Ph. D (Botany �Marine Biotechnology)


Research Experience / Expertise

15 years experience in the field of Plant Bio-technology: 10 years experience in teaching and 5 years research experience in plant tissue culture. The present areas of research interest are Plant Tissue Culture- In vitro conservation, Hairy root cultures, In vitro production of secondary metabolites, Somatic embryogenesis, in vitro cytotoxiicity.Somatic hybridization, Biochemical (Isozyme) and molecular markers. Presently engaged in tissue culture and in vitro conservation of medicinal plants and their characterization using chemical and molecular marker


Awards/Honours/ Recognition


Selected Publications

  • Sadheeshna kumara S, Lizzamary, bensilla, Ajisha and Huxley AJ (2012). In vitro production of secondary metabolites and cytotoxic studies of medicinal plant Sida cordifolia. Inventi Impact: Ethnopharmacology ,  Vol. 2012 ,

  • Anusha, Sadheeshnakumari S Aglin Rabisha, Deepika, Jasphin (2012). In vitro antimicrobial activity of Holostemma ada-kodian Schult.against some Staphylococcus species. International journal of Pharmaceutical research and Development. 2012 vol4 (06) 267-272.

  • Sadheeshna kumari S, Maybel starlin and Huxley AJ (2011). In vitro propagation of Bacopa monnieiri –a wet land plant. International Journal of Basic and applied biology .Page no.138-142.

  • Baby Joseph, Ajisha, Sadheeshna kumari S and Sujatha (2011); Effect of bioactive compounds and its pharmaceutical activities of sida cordifolia(Linn). International journal of Biological and medical research.2011; 2(4):1038-1042.

  • Sadheeshna kumari S, Annie George, Huxley AJ and Sasikala (2010). Improvement of secondary metabolites by somatic hybridization of Murraya Koeingii and Centella asiatica Asian Journal of Animal science, 2009-May 2010. vol .4 Issue2, Page no 231-236.

  • Sadheeshna kumara S, Huxley AJ and Sasikala (2009) An improved protocol for the in vitro propagation of medicinally important plant Cassia kleinni. International journal of basic and applied biology, 3(3), 2009, Page no 131-136.

  • "The Centre for Medicinal Plants Research functions as a pioneer institute in the area of research, education, conservation and popularisation of Ayurvedic medicinal plants."

  • "The Centre for Medicinal Plants Research functions as a pioneer institute in the area of research, education, conservation and popularisation of Ayurvedic medicinal plants."

  • "The Centre for Medicinal Plants Research functions as a pioneer institute in the area of research, education, conservation and popularisation of Ayurvedic medicinal plants."