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 and Protein Purification.

The faculty members have published in several 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 School has successfully established an Animal Tissue Culture facility and a Drosophila Lab along with the already existing Plant Tissue Culture Lab.

The faculty has 130 + publications with around 700 citations and has presented their work in national and international conferences.

The School has received research grants from various State and Central Government Funding Agencies such as DST, VGST, and KSCST amounting to a total of Rs. One Crore Thirty 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.