USP of School of Basic & Applied Sciences
The School has highly qualified faculty with penchant for research in diverse fields such as Venom based therapeutics, , Toxicopathology, Ecotoxicology, Human Genetics, Cancer Biology, Metagenomics, Antimicrobial Resistance, Drug Discovery, Cryptic Peptides, Biomimesis, Protein Purification, and Molecular Virology. The faculty members have published in peer-reviewed journals of international and national repute with high impact factor, notably, Scientific Reports – Nature, European journal of medicinal chemistry, BMC Genomics, Journal of Human Genetics, Amino Acids, Journal of Virology, and Journal of Bacteriology etc. The faculty has 130 + publications with around 650 citations and has presented their work in national and international conferences. The faculty has received major and minor research grants from various State and Central Government Funding Agencies such as DST, VGST, KSCST amounting to a total of Rs. One crore ten lakhs and has initiated collaboration with state and national research institutes such as National Institute of Veterinary Epidemiology and Disease Informatics, University of Mysore and IISc.